With so many long weekends ahead of us, many are planning getaways around Malaysia, and if you’re short on ideas, we can help! It took us some time, but we researched and found places that are under the radar but worth a visit. From forest hillsides to seaside villas, this list has got you covered on where your next vacation destination could be.

Here are Negeri Sembilan’s 12 pool villas that are perfect as a getaway spot with friends and family.

1. Temasek Retreat, Port Dickson

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This seaside villa in Port Dickson is akin to a holiday home in Bali, thanks to the direct access to the beach. Consisting of six bedrooms, you can comfortably fit a family or group of friends of up to 30 people. This villa also comes fully equipped with a kitchen, kids playroom, karaoke room, and Wi-Fi.

Price: From RM4500 per night
Address: 475 Jalan Pantai, Batu 2, 71000 Port Dickson
Contact: +6019 668 6821

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2. GM Pool Villa, Port Dickson

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At GM Pool Villa in Port Dickson, visitors can choose from three different villas: Aurora, Mermaid, and Viking. Each can accommodate anywhere between 13 to 40 people; if you book out all three villas, that is! Situated only a few minutes drive away from the main town and beach, everything is easily accessible. Its barbecue pit and spacious courtyard make it the perfect venue for a small event.

Price: From RM1,593 per night
Adress: 177, Jalan Rumah Rehat, Kampung Bahasa Kapor, 71000 Port Dickson
Contact: +6016 625 3163

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3. Villa Lot 1638, Port Dickson

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This pool villa compound has 14 different units, which can fit up to eight people per unit. All you have to do is request for extra beds! Besides the inviting swimming pool, Villa Lot 1638 also offers a central kitchen, Wi-Fi, and a barbecue pit. Affordable, clean, and comes with basic amenities, this destination is worth the money!

Price: From RM329 per night
Address: Lot 1638 Jalan Esso, Batu 1, Jalan Pantai, 71000 Port Dickson
Contact: +6019 310 5539

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4. 12 Haven, Port Dickson

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For those looking to have a private beachside getaway, consider booking up 12 Haven that can accommodate up to 16 people. Soak in the sunset while enjoying a cold drink, and let friends fire up the barbecue for some delicious grub. If you feel like belting out some Celine Dion or Adele songs with family and friends, there are also karaoke facilities.

Price: From RM2300 per night
Address: 12 Lorong TJ 5, Taman Tanjung, 71000 Port Dickson
Contact: +6012 390 0873

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5. Villa 969, Port Dickson

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Villa 969 caught our attention as a super affordable homestay with a pool for you to splash around in! Suitable for family gatherings, or even a small party, this place can easily fit up to 16 people with five bedrooms. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your sunblock and get ready for a relaxing time by the pool!

Price: From RM1000 per night
Address: No 11 Jalan PDV 3, PD Village Country Resort 71050 Port Dickson
Contact: +6012 440 4969

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6. Villa Kiambang, Seremban

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Located in Seremban, this Malay-style accommodation called Villa Kiambang is the perfect marriage between tradition and modernity. With its open-space concept living and dining rooms, guests can socialise comfortably, and there are six rooms in this villa – suited for even the biggest families.

Amenities include a children’s pool, adult’s pool, a playground, a complete kitchen, barbecue facilities, and Wi-Fi.

Price: From RM2200 per night
Address: Lot 1691, Jalan Kiambang 4, Taman Kiambang Indah 70450 Seremban
Contact: +6016 259 4055

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7. The Hooton Retreat, Kuala Klawang

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Nestled in Kuala Klawang, The Hooton Retreat is no ordinary stay as it offers cabin-style, glamping, and villa-type stays, all with a dash of luxury. There is plenty to do here, like jungle trekking, campfire activities, and breakfast by the pool (honestly, the best way to have your first meal of the day).

Each accommodation can fit up to eight people and comes with an open kitchen and a living room with glass pane windows. Draw the curtains open at night for a view of the stars!

Price: From RM2480 per night for the villas
Address: Lot 2773 Jalan Kuala Klawang – Simpang Pertang, Mukim Pertang, 72300 Kuala Klawang
Contact: +6019 208 0633

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8. Laman Jubilee, Mantin

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A cosy and humble homestay that offers four bedrooms for its guests and a private swimming pool, Laman Jubilee is perfect for those looking for a home away from home. Most guests have been known to utilise the spacious lawn that comes with the property for outdoor dining, picnics, and more. Nearby, you can also go on a fishing trip, clock in a quick jog, or play some golf!

Price: RM600 per night
Address: Jalan Bayu Meranti 1D, Bayu Lakehomes, 71700 Mantin
Contact: +6010 272 7338

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9. De Serenity Villa, Seremban

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Situated on a hilltop, De Serenity lets you have a getaway surrounded by nature. We love how it boasts kampung-style architecture amidst lush green surroundings — you’ll definitely escape life’s stresses. Depending on the villa you choose, up to 12 guests can fit in one of their villas. There is also a private pool to be enjoyed, and barbecue facilities!

Price: From RM350 per night
Address: Jalan Jelebu, 71770 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
Contact: +6012 660 9525

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10. Langit Rimba, Seremban

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Set a date with Langit Rimba and enjoy nature as you escape the stresses of city life. Tucked away on Pantai Hill, the concept of this villa is traditional but chic — simple! The star of the show at this villa has got to be its saltwater swimming pool that overlooks the majestic Berembun Rainforest. Upon request, guests can fire up the barbecue by the pool.

Price: From RM800 per night
Address: Lot 27/3159 Village Kolam Air, Mukim Pantai Jalan Jelebu, 71770 Seremban
Contact: +6019 9113057

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11. Berembun Rainforest Lodge, Seremban

Berembun Rainforest Lodge is known as the cute little white cottage that plays the perfect getaway spot for family and friends. This three-bedroom lodge has minimal decor, but that’s part of its charm, and you can comfortably accommodate eight people in this villa.

Price: From RM1800 per night
Address: Lot 73 Kolam Air Pantai Hill, Kampung Baru Pantai, 71770 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Contact: +6019 706 3347

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12. Selepas Hujan, Seremban

Selepas Hujan (which means ‘after the rain’ when directly translated) caters to small families and groups with views to die for! There are two pondoks (huts, but not really because they’re pretty glam!) to choose from, and both have access to the private pool at the property. Turn off your phones and unwind without distraction!

Price: From RM1700 per night
Address: Lot 3154 Pantai Hill Orchard Resort, Jalan Kampung Pantai, Pantai, 71770 Seremban
Contact: +6012 931 5147

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Editor’s note: All prices are accurate at the time of writing and subject to change.