The Suite Life: 10 Most Expensive Hotel Rooms & Villas In Malaysia

The Suite Life: 10 Most Expensive Hotel Rooms & Villas In Malaysia

If you’re looking for the grandest of retreats in Malaysia to pamper and spoil yourself with, we’ve got some of the finest villas and suites to recommend. (Left: Image by @thedatailangkawi. Right: Image by @thetaarasmalaysia.)

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You’ve worked hard throughout the pandemic and continue to do so as we head into this new normal, so you deserve a weekend (or week) away, right? With life’s little pleasures like travel gradually returning, why not book yourself a fancy-schmancy holiday getaway?

With hotels and resorts opening their doors to offer guests a much-needed escape, we couldn’t help but scour the internet to find some jaw-dropping, breathtaking, awe-inspiring places to stay (with exorbitant prices!) that will surely pamper you and your loved ones.

From city suites with incomparable views to beachside escapes that promote ultimate relaxation, our list of Malaysia’s most luxe suites and villas has something to suit everyone. Feel like absolute royalty or a modern-day Cinderella when choosing any of these destinations as your vacation spot.

1. Spa Villa at Borneo Eagle Resort Spa Villa, Sabah

Borneo Eagle Resort lies on the pristine island of Pulau Tiga, off the west coast of Sabah. This luxury 5-star vacation destination on Malaysia’s East Coast is truly a pocket of paradise, with clear azure waters, a white sandy beach, and magnificent coral reefs.

The 287m2 Spa Villa is the perfect getaway choice to pamper your body, mind, and soul. It has a glorious ocean view and easy access to the beach. The villa also has a private spa area, private garden, wade pool, Bose home theatre system, and rain shower with premium toiletries.

Make a reservation here at RM4,600++ per night.

Address: Borneo Eagle Resort Pulau Tiga Kuala Penyu, 89740 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Contact: +608 8380 390

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2. The Estates at Pangkor Laut Resort, Perak

Suppose you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion like a honeymoon. In that case, you don’t have to look too far, as The Estates at Pangkor Laut Resort is one of Malaysia’s ultimate luxury destinations. All nine Estates feature luxurious comforts, separate living and dining pavilions, as well as a private pool with breathtaking views.

Estates One, Two, and Four are beachfront properties and feature a natural marine aquarium, while Estates Five to Nine are nestled in the hilltops within the rainforest. Enjoy daily meals prepared by a chef, a personal butler on call, and a private chauffeur-driven car to explore the island as part of the exclusive package.

Make a reservation here at RM8,500++ per night.

Address: Pangkor Laut Island Pangkor Laut, 32200 Lumut, Perak
Contact: +605 699 1100

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3. Raya Villa at Ambong Pool Villas Langkawi, Kedah

If you think boutique villas don’t have luxurious stays that tickle your fancy, think again. Ambong Pool Villas in Langkawi has a majestic three-bedroom pool villa, Raya, which offers space for families and travellers in groups. The expansive villa has a private 15-metre-long infinity pool overlooking Pulau Tepor, Cenang Beach, and the Andaman Sea.

In addition, there’s a private courtyard garden for you to soak in nature’s beauty to rest and rejuvenate. For the animal lover, there’s even an al fresco verandah and patio with planter chairs and a sunbed, which you can use on the upper floor to observe the great hornbills nesting in the trees. The Raya Villa brings you the best of both worlds – deep blue ocean and lush greenery – which will surely delight you.

Make a reservation here at RM10,000++ per night.

Address: Jalan Teluk Baru, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Contact: +604 955 8428

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4. RuMA Suite at The RuMA Hotel and Residences, Kuala Lumpur

If you’re looking for a city escapade and one that affords you the view of Petronas Twin Towers, then the lavish RuMA Suite can be your pick. This exquisite suite offers an expansive sun-framed master bedroom and an airy lounge area decorated with local charm.

Elevate your stay with sumptuous 330-thread count Egyptian cotton bed linen, high-definition television with screen mirroring capability, and a custom bathtub with a separate high-pressure rainforest shower.

As a guest of the suite, you’ll also enjoy daily evening cocktails and canapé breakfast in your room or on the go. Sometimes travelling still entails doing a bit of work, but worry not, as there are even secretarial services to lend you a hand. Savour the epitome of luxury living right at the heart of Kuala Lumpur!

Make a reservation here at RM14,000++ per night.

Address: 7 Jalan Kia Peng, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2778 0888

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5. Banyan Tree Suite at Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

Go all out with the Banyan Tree suite with unrivalled panoramic views of Petronas Twin Towers and the city skyline; the suite has double-height windows and luxurious carpeted wooden floors for the exquisite touch. Enjoy the ultimate suite experience with a grand living space, an elegant dining room, one beautiful bedroom, and a modern bathroom equipped with a steam and sauna room.

Live and travel well with Banyan Tree’s exceptional attention to your well-being, room-equipped aromatherapy, 24-hour signature Resort Host service, and much more. It is the ultimate retreat in the sky that will be worth every single penny.

Make a reservation here at RM15,000++ per night.

Address: 2 Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2113 1888

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6. Taaras Villa at The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort, Terengganu

The Taaras Villa – a private clifftop, five-bedroom villa – is your best bet for those looking for the ultimate residential retreat. With sweeping views of the South China Sea, the villa comes with a private infinity pool, breakfast chef and butler, and security service.

If you want to work your body, there is also a home gym for you to bust a move. You can also do many recreational activities at the resort, including snorkelling, take a reef tour by boat, island-hop, go fishing or squid jigging, or just enjoying the sunset at the beach.

For those who much prefer ultimate relaxation, try the resort’s Signature Massage – a soothing treatment using heated poultices of aromatic herbs and spices applied to meridian points on your body.

Make a reservation here at RM28,000++ per night.

Address: Redang Island,20928 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
Contact: +609 630 8888

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7. Presidential Suite at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Live your best vacay life in the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Presidential Suite. With floor-to-ceiling windows accentuating the view of the Petronas Twin Towers, a spacious living and dining area, a kitchenette with a bar counter, a study room with an attached bathroom equipped with a whirlpool bath, and an exquisite master bedroom, you’re in for an extravagant retreat.

There’s even an on-call butler to attend to your every need, making hosting business or private functions easier. If you manage to book this decadent suite, you also get to enjoy access to the Grand Club Lounge.

Make a reservation here at RM32,000++ per night.

Address: 12, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2182 1234

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8. Royal Suite at St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

Ever wished you were treated like royalty? Here’s your chance to enjoy the royal treatment in the Royal Suite at St. Regis Kuala Lumpur, specially designed with diplomats, heads of state, and dignitaries in mind. With a strong focus on security, the suite is furnished with bulletproof windows, direct and private elevator access, a private security entrance, and a well-equipped security room for personal security detail.

However, there is no compromise in the scenic view, as the suite overlooks the beautiful Perdana Botanical Garden and the city’s skyline. Enjoy luxurious features, including his and hers walk-in wardrobes, a massage room, a gym, and a marble bathroom with 5-star shower facilities. If you think that’s all, you’re in for a treat because there’s more — the suite can also be converted into multi-unit accommodation for entourage travel!

Make a reservation here at RM38,000++ per night.

Address: 6 Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603-2727 1111

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9. Villa One at One&Only Desaru, Johor

If you value complete privacy and ultimate indulgence, head to Villa One at One&Only Desaru. The four-bedroom villa is set apart from the main resort; hence, you can enjoy exclusive private beach access and a 27-metre private pool.

It comprises spacious indoor and outdoor living spaces set over two floors, complete with a home study and a private spa treatment room to make your day and night the happiest you can imagine.

Enjoy One&Only’s unrivalled, personalised service tailored to every need, whether it’s a torchlit dinner prepared by your personal chef or a relaxing private massage. There are endless possibilities to host your dream party with your friends and family here at Villa One.

Make a reservation here at RM38,000++ per night.

Address: Darul Ta’zim, Persiaran Damai, Desaru Coast Bandar Penawar, 90, 81930, Johor
Contact: +607 878 3400

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10. The Datai Estate Villa at The Datai Langkawi, Kedah

The Datai Estate Villa is one of the largest of its kind in Asia, spanning across 3,500 square metres and situated in the lush rainforest by the beach. This resort is truly designed for those seeking a rarefied hospitality experience. Comprised of five bedrooms, each has a balcony, two spacious living rooms, and two dining rooms.

There’s also a lounge with a bar, two connecting pools, and outdoor dining facilities; and it’s a haven for a group of friends or family. There’s also a flexible space that can be adapted into a children’s playroom, a spa treatment, or a small gym – oh, the endless possibilities! Enjoy a personalised service that consists of a 24-hour in-villa butler and a private chef.

Make a reservation here at RM50,000++ per night.

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Melissa is a trainee mental health counsellor, wellness consultant and copywriter passionate about cultivating a healthy lifestyle through everyday self-care and mental wellness. She enjoys diving deep into topics such as productivity, mindfulness, wellness, spirituality, and personal finance. She is also a yogi.