Be it a spontaneous one or a planned trip with the girls, one can never have too many holidays; it’s just impossible. And suppose you and your pals desperately need a getaway and aren’t too keen on travelling far away from Kuala Lumpur. In that case, Selangor has plenty to offer: from industrial-chic estates to theme parks and a bustling food scene, you won’t have to travel far to catch a much-needed break.

You can also find pool villas to rent for ultimate privacy, relaxation, and a much-needed quiet getaway with your gal pals; here are some worth checking out.

1. Carpe Diem Orchard Home, Serendah

Honestly, we were totally mesmerised by those sweet slides at the pool villa; it just jumped out at us right away. Giving a proper ‘balik kampung‘ feel, this accommodation can house up to 15 people; big groups can take full advantage of this. There are also barbecue amenities, which makes firing up the grill with friends easy.

Check out the little orchard nearby if you’re in the mood for some tasty tropical fruits. A 15-minute drive will take you to Serendah Waterfall if you and your group feel like taking a cold splash outside the villa.

We’re not done. Animal lovers, get your dose of dopamine at the small petting zoo on the premise. At Carpe Diem, you can indeed seize the day and have it all.

Address: 803 Main Road, Kampung Sungai Choh, 48200 Serendah, Selangor
Contact: +6013 228 8223

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2. Teratak Sofea, Teluk Panglima Garang

Located in Telok Panglima Garang, Teratak Sofea offers guests three types of traditional kampung homes to choose from during their stay: Masam Manis, being the smallest of them all, has two bedrooms; Ibu Mertuaku comes with three bedrooms and a dorm, while Anak Bapak, fit for a large group, has five bedrooms in total.

All homes have a swimming pool for added privacy, and each has its own unique touch. Guests can rent bicycles to get around and explore the area, or if you’re feeling like breaking a sweat, check out the badminton court!

Address: 1263 Jalan Manggis, Kampung Medan, 42500 Telok Panglima Garang, Selangor
Contact: +6012 221 3636

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3. Kuang Kampung Retreat, Sungai Buloh

Look no further than Kuang Kampung Retreat in Sungai Buloh for a charming homestay that exudes kampung charm. This location has undoubtedly made its rounds on social media; whether for a photoshoot, movie filming, or an in-city escape for families, this house can cater to all sorts of guests and occasions. For RM1,300 a night, you can fully use the sprawling compound, three spacious bedrooms, and an indoor swimming pool!

Address: Lorong Orkid, Kuang, 47100 Sungai Buloh, Selangor

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4. Woodhouse Retreat & Sky Villa, Kuala Kubu Bharu

Plonked on top of the hills of Kuala Kubu Bharu, this simple homestay location is perfect for those looking to escape the city’s bustle and retreat into the jungle. With breathtaking views and a pool between two accommodation units, relaxing is made a top priority here.

Amenities are basic, but you don’t need much else if you want to switch off from the world. While basic cooking utensils are provided, we also recommend bringing along some of your own groceries, as food vendors are not that accessible.

Address: 44000 Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor
Contact: +6011 6226 5257

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5. Pulaithree Retreat, Kuala Kubu Bharu

Situated nearby the previous location, Pulaithree allows you to experience the serenity of living above the clouds and amongst the lush greenery. With two bedrooms, a spacious living room, and a balcony that boasts stunning views, guests can easily relax and get that much-needed recharging.

Two of the best things to do here include taking a dip in the spacious pool and whipping up some barbecued meats on the grill. Don’t fancy firing up the barbecue? Use the fully-equipped kitchen and whip up whatever meal the group fancies!

Address: 3, Jalan Harmonian 2, Off Jalan Padang Golf, Tinggian, 44000 Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor
Contact: +603 7880 9477

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6. Two Sungai Residence, Hulu Langat

This tropical home in Hulu Langat boasts an open-air living room, giving guests ultimate chill vibes. And guess what? It’s spacious enough to comfortably accommodate up to 20 people — perfect for big gatherings! But wait, there’s more! You’ll love the large swimming pool, which is just begging for some epic water polo matches with your squad.

And if that’s not enough, head over to the nearby river for some tubing or even try out the swing jump. Prepare your crew for a seriously fun time at Two Sungai Residence!

Address: Jalan Sungai Congkak, Kampung Padang, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor
Contact: +6013 635 6083

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7. Kozu by Daun Retreats, Cheras

Meet Kozu, a stunning newly constructed villa in Hulu Langat brought to you by Daun Retreats. This minimalist Muji-style home is breathtaking, and what sets Kozu apart is its intimate retreat vibe, offering privacy and ample space for up to six guests. You’ll have all the room you need to unwind and relax in style.

And here’s another perk: Sungai Gabai is just a quick four-minute drive away, with plenty of convenient stalls nearby to grab a bite to eat. Since its grand opening, Kozu is often booked-out, especially on weekends. So, secure those reservations early!

Address: 2, Lot 1476 Jalan Pansoon, Kampung Lubuk Kelubi, Batu 20 1/4, 43100 Cheras, Selangor
Contact: +6012 252 2235

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8. Rumah Kebun, Hulu Langat

Get ready to experience the ultimate blend of indoor and outdoor living at Rumah Kebun! Nestled on a sprawling two-acre property, this place is a paradise amidst the city. Picture this: a massive pool right beside a serene river. Can it get any more relaxing than that?

You won’t have to worry about space either, because Rumah Kebun can comfortably accommodate up to 16 people. With bunk beds, a studio room, and a cosy sofa bed in the living room area, everyone will have a comfy relaxing spot.

Whether you’re planning a getaway with friends, family, or even colleagues, Rumah Kebun is the perfect idyllic retreat. Take a refreshing dip in the natural spring water pool sourced from the Semungkis River; it’s truly a refreshing experience, especially in the evening. And don’t forget to say hello to the adorable animals and take a walk around the beautiful garden.

Address: Kampung Sungai Semungkis, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor

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9. Villa Sajuri, Jeram

Get ready to be enchanted by the Moroccan-themed Villa Sajuri in Jeram. This place has gotten popular for its unique design and generously-sized swimming pool, with a play area right inside the house. It offers ultimate privacy to its guests, and the thoughtful host has equipped the home with everything you could possibly need.

They’ve covered everything from kitchen utensils to a pool and ping pong table, karaoke, a putting green, and even a bouncy castle. And that’s not all. Just a stone’s throw away, you’ll find Pantai Remis, the perfect spot to bask in the sun and enjoy the beach.

Address: Lot 299 Jalan Klang Batu 17 1, 2, Kampung Sungai Sembilang, 45800 Jeram, Selangor

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10. Villa Ameda, Jeram

Prepare to transport yourself from Morocco to the beautiful Santorini-like Villa Ameda! Well, that’s what you might think when you see it, but surprise — it’s actually located in Jeram, Selangor. Managed by the same host as Villa Sajuri, Villa Ameda offers a different aesthetic with its stunning white and blue colour scheme, giving it a bright and clean look.

But don’t worry, just like Villa Sajuri, Villa Ameda doesn’t skimp on the fun activities and facilities. You’ll find a wide range of amenities to keep you entertained, ensuring you and your party are never bored.

Pro tip: remember to bring your floaties for those Instagram-worthy photos. With its beautiful surroundings, Villa Ameda provides the perfect backdrop for your social media snaps.

Address: 106 Jalan Kapar, Kampung Sungai Sembilang, 45800 Jeram, Selangor
Contact: +6010 207 3686

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11. Villa Tihani, Jeram

Designed for couples seeking privacy and intimacy, this villa is the ultimate retreat; hence why it’s a top choice for anniversary celebrations or a small family looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The starting rate for this villa is RM600, which is affordable if you split with a big group.

This gem of a villa in Kuala Selangor offers affordability without compromising on luxury. But the adventure doesn’t stop there! During your stay, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the famous Sky Mirror, the charming fisherman’s village, and more. It’s the perfect blend of romance and adventure all in one!

Address: 4144, Jalan Keretapi Lama, Kampung Sungai Sembilang, 45600 Jeram, Selangor
Contact: +6013 330 6603

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12. TTS Beach Village, Semenyih

This stunning villa combines Scandinavian and bohemian interior styles, creating a truly unique and luxurious atmosphere. It even boasts its very own private, man-made beach.

Feeling adventurous? Put your fishing skills to the test at their private lake. Catch your own fish and savour a delicious seafood barbecue feast at night. It doesn’t get fresher than that! For those seeking some outdoor activity, embark on a morning hike at Broga Hill. The breathtaking views are definitely worth the effort.

And, of course, don’t forget to unwind and pamper yourself. Soak up the sun by the beach, put on your beach hat, and let the worries melt away. Or indulge in a blissful evening by sinking into the jacuzzi –– a perfect way to end a relaxing day.

Address: Jalan TTS 1/1, Taman Tasik Semenyih, 43500 Semenyih, Selangor

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