5 Places in Malaysia Can Break From The Stressful City Life

7/16/2019 09:15:00 AM

5 places in Malaysia to visit if you need a break from the stressful city life

With so many properties available for sale in Malaysia, such as Tropicana Avenue, finding the right property is not too difficult. However, buying a property is a long term investment that requires a huge sum of money. You will need to make sure you are financially stable before you commit. Although it is important to work hard, it is also important to take a break when you are tired. As the saying goes, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, it is true that one needs to slow down and take a short break in order to fully enjoy life. It is reported that approximately 29% of Malaysians have mental problems due to stress. It might be hard to have a work life balance in today’s society, but you can always take a short break whenever you feel stressed out or tired. This article will guide you through 5 places in Malaysia to visit if you need a break from the stressful city life.

1   1  Humble Hobbit Home, Kundasang

There is no doubt that Sabah has one of the most gorgeous views in Malaysia. If you are a big fan of The Hobbit, Kundasang is the right place for you. The Humble Hobbit Home is owned by B-Inspired Abode and is located approximately 97KM from Kota Kinabalu International Airport.

The Humble Hobbit Home is the perfect location to spend your morning and evening looking at the glorious Mount Kinabalu.

The Humble Hobbit Home in Kundasang is definitely the great place for a short getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.

2     Templer Park Rainforest Retreat, Rawang

Templer Park Rainforest Retreat is a hideaway spot, located on a hilltop approximately 30 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur. It is listed as on of the top rainforest retreat in Malaysia. It is an ideal relaxing place for those who love the nature and prefer to get lost in the beautiful scenic landscape. You get to enjoy the super relaxing water sound that babbles from the river that flows from the hills without thinking about your stressful work. It might seem a little bit boring, but absolutely therapeutic.

Templer Park Rainforest Retreat in Rawang certainly lives up to its reputable name, as it is the right place for one to enjoy a good chill out period at the retreat. This lovely retreat is also popular for hosting weddings, private events and so on.

3        3  Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Ipoh

The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat is located in Ipoh. It is famous with its luxury natural hot springs wellness retreat. The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat is exclusively open to its guests only, as there are only 45 villas available throughout the whole resort. The famous Garden Villa has its own private pool, lounge area and an attached hot spring Jacuzzi for you.

Wine lover must not miss dining at Jeff’s Cellar, the restaurant built in one of the caves there. Enjoying your meal in a beautiful cave is definitely one of the rare experiences you could ever had once in a lifetime. There is also a spa & wellness centre available at Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat. Go for the 90 minutes Banjaran Signature Massage that combines the therapeutic and healing effects of three unique traditions for a true healing experience.

Do note that the Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat only accept adults and guests 12 years of age and above. Thus, you do not need to worry about crying sounds from babies in the middle of the night.

4    4  Rawa Island, Johor

Rawa Island is located inside Sultan Iskandar Marine Park. Rawa Island is well known for its slides that you cannot find elsewhere in Malaysia.

At Rawa Island, you get to choose which activity to participate in, such as snorkeling, scuba diving, cat sailing or even kayaking. It is said that the water sports activities in Rawa Island are worth a gold star.

If water activities are not your cup of tea, just sit back and relax as you watch the sun slowly disappearing over the horizon.

5      5 Juara Beach

Juara Beach on Tioman Island is one of the most beautiful beaches in Malaysia. It is located at a secluded spot, with a turtle conservation project. Therefore, you get to see some baby turtles hatching. The Juara Turtle Project allows you to learn more on the endangered turtles. It is a volunteer based conservation project that manages the impact of pollution and threats to the environment.

There are water activities available as well, such as snorkeling and scuba diving. If you are an adventurous person who loves jungle trekking, there is a short trail available, with a waterfall hidden in the jungle where you can take a dip in.

In conclusion, give yourself a short break that you deserve after working so hard. Most importantly, all these beautiful attractions are located in Malaysia and you do not have to worry about the currencies.

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  1. that rawa island. really wanna go there.. am just waiting for a long holiday!! :D

    1. same with me Misdiarios. 1st time know about this place, i really falling in love with Rawa Island

  2. Replies
    1. Kan ZF semua tempat cantik-cantik. Dapat samapai salah satu tempat tu pun dah seronok. Teringin nak p Pulau Rawa tu, cantik.

  3. Surprisingly my MM2H friend knows these places more than me!


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