10 Unique Weekend Getaways in Malaysia To Go With Your Friends Under RM300

Farm Ville Cafe and Homestown Sekincan

1. Kamasutra Studio (George Town, Pulau Penang)

Kamasutra Studio George Town Penang

Its a boutique hotel, an alternative to your regular backpacker hostels. There’s the Chinese (modelled after a Hokkien Wedding room), Malay (a batik style setup) and Indian,  called ‘Kamasutra’ room. Very unique Indian design with giant birdcage room. It is playful with a swing too. It can sleep 4 adults comfortably. It is on top floor with a high ceiling attic. You can walk to most of the tourist places, and find food easily. Give it a try.

Kamasutra 1-compressed

Things to do around that area:
Remember to stop by Kedai Kopi Hoe Ping for the local Penang delicacies

Address: 17 Jalan Dato Koyah, Georgetown

Price: RM300 per night | Website

2. Farm Ville Cafe & Homestay – “Sekinchan Container Hotel” (Sekinchan, Selangor)

Farm Ville Cafe and Homestown Sekincan
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A tranquil, countryside hotel that is uniquely designed to calm and comfort – with a beautiful landscape of the paddy-field & sky, creating a masterpiece. Farm Ville Cafe And Homestay is constructed with combination of containers, it more popular with the name of “Sekinchan Container Hotel”. Farm Ville Cafe And Homestay is located at Site B, Sekinchan, just opposite of the paddy field, you can have a good view of the paddy while you have tea in Farm Ville Cafe.

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Things to do around that area:
In the evening drive to Pantai Redang Beach to catch the sunset. Do check out restaurants around the area for good seafood.

Address: Lot 11304, Jalan Tepi Sawah | Kampung Site B Tambahan, Sekinchan 45400, Malaysia

Price: Room rates from RM98 (for two) per night | Website

3. Nipah Guesthouse (Pulau Pangkor, Perak)

Nipah Guesthouse
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Located in Nipah Bay, Nipah Guesthouse is a 5-minute walk from Nipah Beach and a 10-minute walk from the Coral Beach. It offers tastefully decorated accommodation nestled in peaceful surroundings. In the morning, you can cook your own breakfast with ingredients such as bread, eggs and sausages are provided

nipah guesthouse, pulau pangkor

Things to do around the area:
Beaches!!!!!!!! If you want to do something more than that, go diving, jet skiing or indulge in other water activities. You can also jungle trek in forests.

Address: Lot 4506, Teluk Nipah, 32300 Pangkor, Malaysia

Pricing: Rates are from RM150 per chalet per night. | Website

4. Time Capsule Retreat Sungai Lembing, Pahang


Time Capsule Retreat is a quiet and cozy little family run retreat located in the middle of the Sungai Lembing Town Kuantan, Pahang. It is facing a lush forest reserve with an amazing view, cool temperatures and great ambiance for relaxation and serenity. Similar to Tubotel, Langkawi, the Time Capsule Retreat is also built with sewer pipes.

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Address: EB4 Belakang Sek Men, Sungai Lembing 26200, Malaysia

Pricing: Rates are from RM120 per capsule | Website 

5. Tubotel Langkawi


Tubotel, a unique concept hotel in Langkawi, dropped a colourful bombshell on Sungai Chenang. Inspired by Austrian Dasparkhotel. This abstract hotel where you live in a concrete tube, takes minimalist accommodation to the maximum.

The barrels are frothing with a cocktail blend of relaxation and excitement. Chill out in your spout, admiring the immediate sea views, but don’t get tunnel vision! Tubotel has endless eye-candy to boggle the brain, a funky social scene, and a diversity of entertainment.


Giant day-bed sun-loungers, café, bar and a Lepak Lounge, all on the water’s edge, made for a place you won’t want to leave.
Activities including tours, Cruises, Jungle Trekking and lots more can be organised from the comfort of your cask.

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Things to do around the area:
You can to take a 5 minute walk to the tourist hotspot, Cenang Beach, golden sand and duty-free shopping awaits.

Address: Kuala Cenang, 07000 Pantai Cenang, Malaysia

Pricing: From RM150 per night | Website

6. Terra Tree House


If you and your friends want to get close to nature without forgoing the comfort then this is your place. What you see now is a pared-down retreat, equipped with organic cotton bed sheets, gas powered heated showers and meals plucked straight from their farm nearby.

Entertainment comes in the form of croaking frogs and insect chrips since electricity is only available from 7pm to 10.30 pm.

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Things to do around the area:
There is a 1.5 hours trek uphill and cool it off at the nearby waterfall or get down and dirty at the farm to learn more about biodynamics (an ethical form of agriculture to enchance soil structure and nutrient cycles, thus maximising plant growth). They will also teach you to cook the organic produce in the kitchen.

Address: 19, Jalan Corina 9, Taman Desa Corina, Kampung Raja, Cameron Highlands,, 39010, Tanah Rata, Pahang, Malaysia

Pricing: RM120 per person a night | Website

7. Bustel Klebang, Malacca


Bustel Klebang is a brand new hotspot of Malacca with its first and only bus chalet concept in Malaysia. Aside from the standard rooms they provide in the bus, there are other buses around it which works as a restaurant/cafe making it very convenient and of course, unique.

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Address: Kampung Batang 3 Timur, Tanjong Kling, Melaka, Malaysia

Pricing: 120 per night

8. Sekeping Kong Heng, Ipoh


Sekeping Kong Heng, in the charming old town of Ipoh, is the latest addition to the Sekeping family of retreats. It is located in a 3 storey neo-classical building which also houses a famous coffee shop of the same name on the ground floor that serves great coffee and the best local dishes in town.


Things to do around the area:
During the weekends, check out the night markets at Taman Pertama, Pekan Razaki (Fridays), Taman Rasi (Saturdays) and Taman Cempaka (Sundays).

Address: 74, Jalan Bandar Timah, 30000 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Pricing: RM220 per night | Website

9. Sekeping Serendah


Sekeping Serendah is a private retreat attempting to tread lightly on the land. The very transparent and open sheds celebrate the beauty of the natural environment surrounding them. The sheds are intentionally kept basic and free from lavishness. They are seen more as ‘glorified tents’ to provide basic shelter for its inhabitants as they commune with the land.


Nearby attractions:
Cascading waterfalls & plunge pools (30min walk; 10min drive), Orang Asli villages (5min walk), Jungle treks (nearby), Fishing lakes (5min drive), Serendah Golf course (10min drive)., Kuala Kubu Bahru and Selangor Dam (30min drive)

Pricing: RM280 per night | Website

10. Tampat Do Aman (Kudat, Sabah)


Situated 159 km from the capital city of Kota Kinabalu in the northern-most tip of Sabah in the town of Kudat, is Tampat Do Aman, an intimate nature escape. In the native Rungus language Tampat Do Aman means a place of peace, or a place of friends, the place itself stretches on a 6 acre land resting on the only road leading up to the tip of Borneo and its pristine 10 km coastline; a gateway to eight world class beaches.


Their 6 acre of land in the Kudat district is divided into two segments; the Jungle Camp accommodations and a Nature Reserve, home to a wildlife sanctuary

What to do around the area:
The best way to explore the surrounding area is by land. Mountain bikes are available for hire, and matched with a map of the recommended bike trail, guest are set and ready for an exciting day out. On the bike trails, guest will ride pass local villages, grassy hills, a mangrove board walk, at least two waterfalls, and pass several scenic coastlines along the way. A picnic basket is a definite necessity to perfect the day.

Address: Kg. Tiga Papan, Peti Surat 115, 89570 Kudat, Sabah Malaysia, 89057 Kudat, Sabah, Malaysia

Pricing: Traditional longhouse and semi-permanent tents, RM43 per person per night / Single chalets, RM160 per night / Family chalets RM220 per night | Website

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