Malaysia’s best spa resorts
Malaysian spa resorts run the full gamut, from sleek urban KL hotels to cool island retreats. So, if de-stressing is what you’re after, Malaysia is the answer. We’ve handpicked 18 of the best spas in the country for your pampering pleasure.
2. Impiana KLCC Hotel Kuala Lumpur
13 Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur
Turn a hectic business trip into a recuperative escape at the Swasana Spa at Impiana KLCC Hotel.
3. Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur By Shangri-la
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
If only all beauty treatments came with a view as good as this. theSPA at Traders Hotel is 34 floors up, with memorable vistas of the famous KL skyline.
4. Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa Kuala Lumpur
Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan
Get a little piece of Nirvana at the Mandara Spa. This plush, green sanctuary at Sunway Resort offers some to-die-for beauty treatments. We love the sound of the Dreamweaver package – an aromatherapy floral footbath, Balinese massage and pure nature facial.
5. Shangri-La Hotel Putrajaya
Taman Putra Perdana, Presint 1, Wilayah Perseketuan, Putrajaya
Shangri-La spas never miss the mark, and the Signature Putrajaya is no exception. How do you like the sound of lapping up a beauty treatment in your very own private semi-al fresco villa?
6. Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa Penang
Batu Feringgi Beach, Penang
Yet another one from Shangri-La, CHI, The Spa is part of the Rasa Sayang Resort in Penang. With its menu of Chinese and Malay beauty treatments, this is the ultimate place to bliss out.
Penang City Guide
7. PARKROYAL Penang Resort
Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang
St. Gregory at the swanky PARKROYAL gets our vote as one of the best spas in Penang. Their foot massage is especially good for sore necks and backs.
8. The Westin Langkawi Resort and Spa Langkawi
Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Kedah, Langkawi
Loll your cares away at the Heavenly Spa Westin in Langkawi. Every encounter at this spa begins with our signature serenity welcome – a ritual that combines aromatic oils with massage of the face, neck, ears and scalp.
Langkawi City Guide
9. Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi
The Geo Spa at uber-posh Four Seasons Langkawi is arguably the best spa in Malaysia. If you’re in need of some stress-relief, try their Bliss Body Renewal treatment – a sublime combination of crystal salts and natural oils that gently restores and relaxes the nervous system.
10. The Andaman Langkawi
Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi
V is for vital – which is just how you feel after a rejuvenating treatment at V Botanical Spa at The Andaman Langkawi. Perched high on a verdant hillside overlooking the Datai Bay, it’s the first spa in Southeast Asia to offer 100-percent certified organic food grade products.
11. Avillion Port Dickson Resort
3rd Mile, Jalan Pantai, Port Dickson
The Avillion Port Dickson Resort lures an affluent clientele thanks in no small part to the gorgeous Avispa. We love that food is an integral component of the spa experience.
Port Dickson City Guide
13. The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat
1 Persiaran Lagun Sunway 3, Ipoh
Wellness is the name of the game at the Banjaran spa in Ipoh. Anyone in need of serious de-stressing can’t go past the signature massage – an Eastern fusion massage that involves an Indian head massage and Chinese pressure point foot therapy. Bliss.
Ipoh City Guide
18. Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
Malohom Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu
Idyllic Malohom Bay is home to the impeccable Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa; the perfect place for a toe-curling spa experience.
Kota Kinabalu City Guide