Staycation has become a trend for families and working group for a short holiday. If you aren't familiar with the concept, staycation means going on a short trip to escape your usual environment for a while.
Usually, staycation does not require travelling far, and the ultimate purpose is for relaxation and resetting the mind and body after facing work challenges, or even for parents who simple want to bring children for a short vacation over the weekend.
Here is a list of hotels and resorts in Selangor offering different experiences to staycation activity for a night or two.
1) CYBERVIEW RESORT AND SPA
Cyberview Resort and Spa is located in Cyberjaya which offers a cozy and serene environment surrounded by the greens; palm trees and tropical gardens included. There are several services offered here such as the Sembunyi Spa which provides body massages, health treatments, sauna, jacuzzi and many more.
On top of that, you can take a stroll down the resort to the nearby Taman Tasik Cyberjaya, try out Yaman food at Al Mukalla restaurant and also go for shopping at Gem In Mall and DPulze Shopping Centre.
For more info, log on to www.cyberviewresort.com
2) THE SAUJANA HOTEL
Located in Shah Alam, The Saujana is a 5-star hotel where you can spend a day here surrounded by serene lush tropical gardens, beautiful landscapes and lakeside views for stunning pictures.
Among the facilities provided for the guests are a golf course, tennis court, fitness center, swimming pool surrounded by trees, and many more. You may also go to the nearby Citta Mall and Evolve Shopping Mall to shop, enjoy challenging courses at ESCAPE, Petaling Jaya, or stop by at Oasis Village for a sumptuous dinner amidst beautiful LED lights and water fountains.
For more info, log on to www.saujanahotels.com
3) ROYALE CHULAN HOTEL, DAMANSARA
If you are planning to have a luxurious short trip with your family, Royale Chulan Hotel located in Damansara is the right place for you because of the top-notch facilities it offers, topped with exciting entertainment spots just nearby the hotel.
Among the facilities are gymnasium, spa, indoor ice skating, “Kiddie’s Land” for kids to enjoy their play time and also a shuttle service from Royale Chulan Hotel to The Curve shopping mall. Furthermore, there are also other attractions nearby this hotel up for visits such as KidZania, IKEA, Chocolate Museum, Kota Damansara Community Forest Reserve for hiking activity, and many more.
For more info, log on to www.royalechulan.com
4) AMVERTON COVE GOLF & ISLAND RESORT
Amverton Cove Golf & Island Resort is an attractive 4-star resort that suits for a short trip with your family and friends. One whole day here in this resort is enough to enjoy all of the activities provided.
The resort is also popular and preferred by golfers because of its adjacent golf course. Furthermore, among the offered activities in this resort are kayak activity, flying fox, paintball, “Animal Island” visit, ATV ride, jungle trekking, archery and many more.
Other than that, there are also nearby tourist attractions such as the Mah Meri Cultural Village, or simply take a stroll down Morib Beach in the evening for fresh air.
For more info, log on to www.waterside.amvertoncove.com
5) SHERATON HOTEL, PETALING JAYA
This 5-star hotel building is covered with gold colour which is stunning and provides a luxurious feeling, suit for luxury accommodation and facilities it provides. Some of the facilities include the Kids Club for children to enjoy, huge meeting rooms and ballrooms suitable for any events and business conferences, gymnasium, Japanese restaurant, Miyabi, and Cantonese restaurant, Yue, and many more.
There are also nearby golf clubs and malls such as Subang Parade, Sunway Pyramid and One Utama. For those who love hiking, they can go to Bukit Gasing for a hike
For more info, log on to www.marriott.com
6) NEW WORLD HOTEL, PETALING JAYA
This New World luxury hotel is located in a strategic area which is close to Saujana Golf and Country Club as well as shopping malls such as Sunway Pyramid, Empire Shopping Centre and Paradigm Mall.
This 5-star hotel provides facilities such as children’s pool, fitness centre, free parking for their guests and rooftop swimming pool with panoramic city views. New World Hotel also has easy access to highways, airport and nearby LRT station.
For more info, log on to www.petalingjaya.newworldhotels.com
7) MӦVENPICK HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTRE KLIA
Mӧvenpick Hotel & Convention Centre KLIA offers its guests the perfect combination of comfort and convenience. This newly-built upscale hotel stands next to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and 10 minutes away from Sepang International Circuit (SIC) and Mitsui Outlet Park.
The hotel comprises a complete Convention Centre within its grounds, allowing guests to land, check-in and connect or relax within minutes. Their 333 rooms and suites are designed around complete personal comfort with large bathrooms, picture windows and rich furnishings allowing guests to truly relax in peace.
For more info, log on to www.movenpick.com
With long festive weekend and new year long holiday is just around the corner, some may wrap around the idea of going on a staycation with their loved ones.
Other than the list put together by Tourism Selangor, the State has a selection of other hotels and accommodation providers which offer attractive packages, and top-notch facilities for a well-rounded, unforgettable holiday.
2020 is indeed a tough and challenging year, and maybe with this initiative, you are able to reset physically and mentally to brace through the upcoming 2021.