Cover Image: The Royal Suite at The Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur

New heights of luxury: Take your pick from the most indulgent suites and villas across Malaysia, from beachside escapes to city rooms with an iconic view

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Garden Wing Tranquil Suite at Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang

Size: 1,131 sqft

Price: From RM11,200 per night

If your idea of a luxurious hotel suite includes spacious and beautiful balconies, then this tropical-themed one-bedroom suite, you get to bask in panoramic views of the surrounding landscaped gardens and radiant pools as well as the sea. It offers a separate dining room and sitting area along with a decadent marble bathroom and soaking tub. Perks include complimentary afternoon tea served at the Rasa Lounge, the use of the adult-only Rasa Wing pool and pre-dinner canapés.

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5-Bedroom Ocean View Villa at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa

Size: 8,608 sqft

Price: From RM14,000 per night

This one-of-a-kind property is a five-bedroom villa that faces the beautiful Andaman Sea and makes a perfect spot for relaxing and entertaining. Did we mention that there’s a grand piano located in one of its two lavishly-appointed living rooms? It also has a private pool with its own terrace, separate dining and living rooms, 24-hour room service and a traditional Malay massage area.

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2-Bedroom Beach Villa at The Datai Langkawi

Size: 8,072 sqft

Price: From RM16,500 per night

Reopened in 2018 after a period of extensive renovations, the Datai Langkawi’s dreamy villas and suites are perched in full view of the surrounding rainforest. The most luxurious of these is unquestionably the two-bedroom beach villa from the resort’s Beach Collection.

Offering full butler service, complimentary airport transfer as well as daily in-room breakfast and afternoon tea, this secluded beach villa comes with a private pool with a lounge area, an outdoor dining area that can seat eight people, an open plan living room and dining room, and en suite bathroom furnished with a designer stand-alone bathtub and his-and-her vanities for every bedroom.

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Presidential Suite at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Size: 3,444 sqft

Price: From RM20,000 per night

As hinted by the prestigious hotel’s general manager himself, the Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur’s recent multi-million dollar refurbishment means that there's much more in store for the discerning traveller to the capital city. For instance, this 2-bedroom Presidential Suite is replete with luxurious elements. Think 4 marble bathrooms with twin vanities and separate double showers, handmade glass chandeliers, hand-tufted rugs and Malaysian-inspired artwork.

Then, of course, there's that view of the Petronas Twin Towers up close. Butler service is available upon request besides access to the Mandarin Oriental Club.

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Villa Mutiara at The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi

Size: 6,996 sqft

Price: From RM20,100 per night

Direct access to a private strip of beach and a gazebo, two private pools with their own outdoor living area and sundeck, and a 360-degree view of the verdant rainforest and sea - everything about The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi’s Villa Mutiara sets the stage for the ultimate getaway with friends.

It's large enough for an entire family thanks to the 3 well-appointed bedrooms with king-sized beds (each with direct access to the private pool), a private dining and living space, large marble baths with separate rain-showers, tubs and double sinks.

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Presidential Suite at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Size: 3,660 sqft

Price: From RM32,605 per night

Boasting floor-to-ceiling windows for an uninterrupted view of our iconic twin towers, of the Petronas Twin Towers, this speciality suite at the Grand Hyatt KL has it all - butler service, large LED televisions in all rooms, and a kitchenette with a bar counter.

If you manage to pry yourself away from this decadent suite, you also get to enjoy access to the Grand Club Lounge.

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Royal Suite at Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Size: 2,594 sqft

Price: From RM35,000 per night

Located on the 18th floor, this lavish, residential-style VIP suite at the Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur is the ultimate city dweller’s dream abode. Think elegant crystal chandeliers, blown glass and paintings, hypo-allergenic bedding and orthopaedic pillows upon request, an in-room iPad and sound bar, Executive Club Lounge access and your every whim attended to in proper royal fashion.

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Presidential Suite at The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

Size: 3,798 sqft

Price: From RM35,100 per night

They don’t call it the Presidential Suite for nothing. Designed with diplomats, heads of state and dignitaries in mind, this magnificent guest room comes with its very own security room. There's enough space here to fit 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, walk-in wardrobes, a massage room and a private bar. The famed St. Regis butler service also ensures that your stay is smooth and pleasant throughout. 

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