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When we think of the words “resorts” and “retreats”, an image of luxurious rooms, never-ending white shorelines and infinity pools come up.

Forest or beach getaways can be expensive, but this should not stop you from taking that nature break you’ve been thinking of.

In this article, we’ve compiled 10 affordable forest retreats across Malaysia for you to check in to ASAP!

1. Sarang By The Brook

Rates: RM60 – RM115 per pax

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Maximum occupancy: 6 adults per room

Activity highlight: Jungle trekking tours through the Pertak forest area, Kuala Kubu Bharu hot springs and Medang or Makau waterfall are available for a fee (RM80 – RM150 per pax)

What’s special about it: The accommodation is made of containers!

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  • Free bread and spreads
  • 24 hours coffee, tea and chocolate malt beverages
  • Rates include nasi lemak breakfast
  • BBQ pit menu can be prepared by the resort upon request
  • Common kitchen available for use

Jalan Seruling 20,
Kuala Kubu Bharu,
44000, Selangor, Malaysia.


2. Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort

Rates: Starting from RM113 per pax

20 Lrg


Maximum occupancy: 10 adults per room

Activity highlight: Swimming pool with well-equipped water park, waterfall visit, animal farm

What’s special about it: Suitable for all groups including family gathering, school trips, company retreats and etc

3 Lrg


Food: 2 open deck restaurants are available for dining

KM36, Jalan Bintulu – Miri,
98000 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia.


3. Refarm

Rates: RM34 – RM100 per pax

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Maximum occupancy: 6 adults per room

Activity highlight: Jungle trekking, waterfall visit and mini zoo within the resort

What’s special about it: Has a ton of activities for the young, old and in-between



Food: Farm-to-table dining, food from organic farm that uses organic fertiliser

Lot 6059, Jalan Temoh Kampar,
35350 Temoh, Perak, Malaysia.


4. Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat

Rates: R55 – RM120 per pax

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Maximum occupancy: 12 adults per room (longhouse)

Activity highlight: Free shuttle to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) and the Sepilok Rainforest Discovery Centre, Kinabatangan river and wildlife tours, island escapes

What makes it special: Uses old and reclaimed building materials, tucked away in the middle of the rainforest on a remote hill-top

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Food: Wide selection of dishes available to order, good vegetarian options

Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat,
Mile 14, Jalan Labuk,
 90000, Sandakan, Sabah Malaysia


5. Gibbon Retreat Bentong

Rates: RM53 – RM195 per pax

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Maximum occupancy: 6 adults per room (more campbeds can be requested)

Activity highlight: Rock pool, tree-friendly canopy bridge, jungle trekking and hiking, campfire and BBQ pit

What makes it special: Built to be as low-impact to the forest as possible

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Food: Not provided

Gibbon Retreat Bentong
Lot 17799 Sungei Semantut,
27600 Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia


6. Eco Capsule Resort

Rates: R34 – RM90 per pax (Agoda)



Maximum occupancy: 2 adults per room

Activity highlight: Close to Batu Ferringhi, Teluk Bahang Dam, Penang Butterfly Farm and Escape Water Park

What makes it special: Located within Teluk Bahang Forest Eco Park



Food: Breakfast can be requested with extra charges, shared kitchen and BBQ pit are available

Eco Capsule Resort,
Lorong Rimba, Teluk Bahang,
11050 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.


7. Moonriver Lodge

Rates: RM50 – RM80 per pax

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Maximum occupancy: 5 adults per room

Activity highlight: Movie under the stars, Rafflesia flower trek, Mount Siku trek, farming activities

What makes it special: Located close to Cameron Highlands

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Food: Fresh produce and fish harvested from the lodge’s Food Forest Farm, no use of pesticides and harmful chemicals in the farms and gardens

Moonriver Lodge,
Jalan Gua Musang – Cameron Highlands,
18300 Lojing, Kelantan, Malaysia.


8. Ranis Lodge Langkawi

Rates: RM125 – RM172 per pax

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Maximum occupancy: 3 adults per room

Activity highlight: Helicopter rides, mangrove tours, nature walks, waterfall visits, sunset cruises

What makes it special: A 2-in-1 escape where you can enjoy activities in the rainforest and on the beach, a very private retreat with not more than 10 people staying there at once

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Food: Free a la carte breakfast

Ranis Lodge,
Lot 1261 Kampung Nyior Chabang, Langkawi,
07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.


9. Gua Kelam Chalet

Rates: RM99 – RM129 per pax

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Maximum occupancy: 4 adults per room

Activity highlight: Visit to Gua Kelam, interact with farm animals such as ostriches, ponies and rabbits, limestone rock climbing

What makes it special: Perfect place for private events from company retreats to family celebrations

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Gua Kelam Chalet,
368, Belakang Sekolah Cina, Kaki Bukit,
02200 Kaki Bukit, Perlis, Malaysia


10. Rainforest Tree House

Rates: RM106 – RM154 per pax

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Maximum occupancy: 12 adults per room

Activity highlight: Sunset watching from the treehouse library tower, jungle trekking, waterfall visit (currently unavailable)

What makes it special: The rooms are literally treehouses!!

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Food: Dining at the in-house cafe

Rainforest Tree House
Hutan Lipur Gunung Pulai,
25 Jalan air terjun Kg Sri,
81000 Kulai, Johor, Malaysia


Hurry up before the rooms get fully booked!


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