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Not only do these staycation places provide leisure, but they also provide the ideal backdrop for your IG worthy photos

by Grace Sundram

There are bound to be a few people who are ecstatic about the fact that the borders are finally opened after being shut for months. Only people who have had two completed doses of the Covid-19 vaccination are permitted to have a vacation. Domestic travellers have increasingly been more interested in staycation activities, particularly on weekends. If you prefer making video material for social media in addition to relaxing with your loved ones, these lodgings featured below serve as great locations that are sure to attract your followers’ interest!

Carpe Diem, Serendah


Carpe Diem, located in Serendah Town, is an accommodation that embraces the village lifestyle. Carpe Diem is a Latin phrase that means “seize the day”.  This location brings you the charm of a village-style getaway, and it is also a great place to hold team-building sessions. Carpe Diem is also surrounded by lush greenery, offering a peaceful and relaxing environment. 2

Sri Damai Resort, Kalumpang


Sri Damai Resort provides environmental-friendly accommodation, equipped with a swimming pool for children whose source comes from a nearby river, as well as a fishing pool for those who like to catch rare fish species such as kelah and baung. A variety of enjoyable leisure activities, such as water cycling and ATV ride are also available here. Interestingly, during your stay, you may also visit the local fruit farms, as well as deer and goat farms located in the vicinity.

Taman Eko Rimba Komanwel Resort, Rawang


Taman Eko Rimba Komanwel Resort is located within the Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve – of the route heading to Rawang Town.  As it is already known as a jungle park, it is an ideal spot for you to enjoy fresh air surrounded by greens. What’s more interesting, you can engage in various healthy activities such as kayaking, jungle trekking, mountain biking and more while capturing every happy moment with your loved ones. This surely is a perfect location for you to spend your weekend surrounded by the beauty of nature.

Bonda Valley (Rumah Hutan Bonda), Batang Kali


Bonda Valley, is one of the tourist attractions in Hulu Selangor District which takes about an hour’s drive from Petaling Jaya City. It features the concept of a traditional Malay house that will surely impress you upon sight. The accommodation is also surrounded by lush forests and the beauty of nature. Bonda Valley is also spacious, and altogether is a wonderful place for relaxing with your family and friends.

PulaiThree, Kuala Kubu Bharu


PulaiThree is a perfect weekend getaway in Kuala Kubu Bharu Town, nestled between the rainforest and privately-owned hillside. Featuring an open concept design that is facing the environment while maintaining sustainable elements and a very relaxing atmosphere, this 2-bedroom villa offers mesmerising views such as the emerald green mountains.   Furthermore, PulaiThree also has a swimming pool and a fully-furnished kitchen, equipped with a barbecue set. This will undoubtedly deliver an unbeatable experience to its guests.

Certainly, the above accommodations will satisfy your desire to immerse in the beauty of nature, and of course; without compromising comfort.  Hit that “book” button for a stay at the places listed above if you ever get the chance one day.

In addition, it is to be reminded, it is our responsibility to always be disciplined in adhering to the standard operating procedures (SOP) set by the Malaysian National Security Council, such as ensuring social distancing, wearing face masks at all times in public, and applying hand sanitiser regularly, especially when entering premises in the State of Selangor.

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