Cool, calm and expansive, the Kuala Lumpur Highlands not only offer respite from KL’s often scorching heat, but tranquil surroundings and breathtakingly verdant views. A trip to any of Malaysia's hill resorts certainly is a special experience, where you can enjoy the seclusion and privacy of quaint Tudor cottages, restful teahouses and charming flower gardens. Wherever you choose to stay, whether in inexpensive chalets, quaint bungalows, luxurious hotels or theme resorts, the cool green hills will provide a relaxing, peaceful place for both weekend retreats and week-long getaways.
The Highlands near Kuala Lumpur are mostly accessible within a two-hour drive from the city centre, and are situated within the state of Pahang. Malaysia's most popular hill resorts include Cameron Highlands, Fraser's Hill, Genting Highlands Theme Resort, and the romantic, French-themed Colmar Tropicale in Berjaya Hill. All of these offer unique and fulfilling experiences at soaring heights.