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Love is in the air! If you need a good excuse to splurge, this is it. Give your love life a boost, spice it up and embark on an amorous adventure with your significant other.

Whether you’re looking to woo your sweetheart, rekindle the spark in your relationship, celebrate a special occasion (dare we suggest a spectacular proposal in a romantic holiday setting?), or simply treat yourself; the romantic in you will appreciate this list of poetic escapes and may even leave you feeling inspired.

*All prices included in this article are accurate as of 31st Dec 2015 as seen on Agoda.

 

1. The Datai, Langkawi

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A plush resort nestled in verdant rainforest offering stunning views of the Andaman sea from private verandahs – it’s hard to find a setting more idyllic.

This peaceful haven found in the north-western tip of Langkawi Island exudes romance and will leave you in awe of its natural beauty.

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Only here: An exclusive cruise around some of the 99 islands surrounding Langkawi, aboard the Naga Pelangi (Rainbow Dragon) – a traditionally built Malaysian junk schooner.

Price: Starting from RM1.7k per night
Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Website: Here

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2. The Danna, Langkawi

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Located in the charming Colonial-Mediterranean style Telaga Harbour, the Danna has its guests captivated by panoramic views of the rolling hills, a 2km white sandy beach, the marina and a 3-tiered infinity pool that you can arrange to have a uniquely romantic dinner in!

Price: Starting from RM1.4k per night
Address: Lot 1, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Website: Here

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3. Casa Del Mar, Langkawi

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Whisk your loved one away for a blissful stay at this ‘home by the sea’. Casa del Mar is a boutique resort that has earned itself a place in the top ranks of romantic locales in Asia.

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Sun-kissed patio breakfasts, drinks by the pool at sunset and intimate moonlit dinners on the beach. Sounds heavenly to me!

Price: Starting from RM845 per night
Address: Jalan Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang, 07000, Langkawi, Kedah
Website: Here

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4. The Andaman, Langkawi

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The Andaman is a tranquil oasis tucked in between ancient rainforest and the serene Datai Bay. If relaxation is what you seek, you will find it here.

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Stay in one of the Andaman’s suites with a private pool and impressive views from your veranda or suite with your very own jacuzzi.

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You can even unwind with some sunrise yoga or make your way to the V Botanical Spa on the rainforest hillside to enjoy a couples’ massage overlooking the stunning bay.

Price: Starting from RM894 per night
Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Website: Here

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5. The Four Seasons, Langkawi

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Lavish garden retreat or sprawling beachfront villa? – The choice is yours! This may well be one of those places that has you so content with the comfort of your room that you can barely stand the thought of leaving it.

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A stay in one of Four Seasons’ pavilions affords you the luxury of a private outdoor bath (great for anyone with the secret desire to experience the freedom of getting naked in nature).

Price: Starting from RM2.5k per night
Address: Jalan Tanjung Rhu, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Website: Here

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6. La Villa Langkawi, Langkawi

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This quaint little place in the popular Pantai Cenang area is more modest than most of the larger resorts and is more of a luxurious residential-style villa with a private pool.

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This is perfect for couples who want the relaxation of a peaceful island retreat in a homely setting with easy access to attractions and restaurants.

Price: Starting from RM1.2k per night
Address: Lot-5, Kg. Padang Putih, Jalan Pantai Tengah, 07000 Pantai Cenang
Website: Here

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7. Mulu Marriot Resort & Spa, Borneo

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Mulu Marriot is the ultimate jungle escape, with the resort nuzzled in the enchanting Sarawak rainforest just five minutes from Gunung Mulu National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).

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Be at one with nature and forget about the chaos of the developed world for a few days. This is about as secluded as you can get, making it ideal for budding love to blossom.

Price: Starting from RM450 per night
Address: Sungai Melinau, Box 1145, 98008 Mulu, Sarawak
Website: Here

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8. Shangri La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Borneo

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Situated on an unspoilt stretch of beach 45 minutes north of Kota Kinabalu town, Shangri La’s Rasa Ria has guests in the lap of luxury.

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The Rasa Ria’s Nature Reserve is home to numerous orangutans undergoing rehabilitation before being transferred to the world renowned Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary.

Price: Starting from RM728 per night
Address: Pantai Dalit Beach, Tuaran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 89208
Website: Here

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9. Bunga Raya Resort, Borneo

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As exotic as its namesake (hibiscus), Bunga Raya is a stunning jewel set in a hillside at the edge of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, just a 25 minute speedboat ride from Kota Kinabalu.

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The resort’s 48 timbered private villas reflect the simplicity of Bornean architecture blended with the sophistication and modern necessities that cater to the discerning luxury traveller.

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Couples who seek more than the usual dose of privacy can tuck themselves away in the Treehouse Villa that houses a private jungle plunge pool and outdoor jacuzzi.

Price: Starting from RM1189 per night
Address: Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Website: Here

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10. Gaya Island Resort, Borneo

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Two words: utter bliss. This stylish resort, located on a picturesque isle, screams exclusivity and is wrapped in luxury. It is truly the ideal place to balance your mind, body and spirit and reconnect with your significant other.

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Explore the surrounding coral reefs and thriving jungle to discover the best nature has to offer or visit the spa village nestled in a unique mangrove setting.

Price: Starting from RM586 per night
Address: Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 88000
Website: Here

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11. Mabul Water Bungalows, Borneo

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Imagined being hushed to sleep by the gentle sound of waves just feet below you. This heavenly experience is possible when staying at the 4-star Mabul Water Bungalows.

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This floating dive resort overlooks the famous Sipadan island (just a 15 minute boat ride away) and offers guests wooden stilted accommodation with a traditional appearance and contemporary comfort. A romantic getaway for two at this resort affords you vistas of the glorious open sea.

*This property is not available for booking on Agoda.

Price: Available upon request
Address: Pulau Mabul, Sabah
Website: Here

 

12. Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort

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Sipadan Kapalai is an exotic escape from dry land and is comprised of water chalets perched on the shallow sandbanks of the Ligitan Reefs. As its name suggests, it offers sensational diving opportunities.

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If you ask me, there’s no better way to connect with your loved one than chilling on the deck against a beautiful sunset after an exhilarating day of snorkelling.

*This property is not available for booking on Agoda.

Price: Available upon request
Address: Sipadan Kapalai, Semporna, Sabah
Website: Here

 

13. Casabrina, Raub

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Situated in the peaceful foothills of Pahang, Casabrina is the ultimate luxurious staycation for weary urbanites and eco-conscious travellers. Built with meticulous attention to its natural surroundings, this hidden gem offers panoramic views of tropical greenery and all the desired modern comfort.

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Imagine waking up to this view having the fresh air fill your haze-battered lungs.

*This property is not available for booking on Agoda.

Price: Available upon request
Address: Lot 1460, Jalan Tras, Mukim Tras, 27600 Raub, Pahang Darul Makmur
Website: Here

 

14. Cameron Highlands Resort, Cameron Highlands

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The grand and majestic boutique hotel is a luxurious hilltop retreat exuding old-world glamour. There’s something about panoramic views of the rolling hills that instantly takes your breath away.

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Plan a date unlike any other you’ve experienced before and arrange to have a private picnic in the tea plantation, go strawberry picking or roam the countryside nature trails and trek to a waterfall. This vacation will invigorate your love life!

Price: Starting from RM460 per night
Address: Cameron Highlands Resort, By the Golf Course, 39000 Tanah Rata, Cameron highlands, Pahang
Website: Here

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15. The Lakehouse, Cameron Highlands

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Found in a quaint area known as the Valley of Eternal Spring, the Lakehouse (which overlooks the Sultan Abu Bakar lake) is a Tudor-style boutique resort.

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This charming country house offers views of evergreen hills, a tea plantation and verdant woodlands.

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This chilly place has the fresh air every city dweller craves and is the perfect excuse to cosy up to your loved one… few places in Malaysia warrant snuggling up in front of a fire – a novelty you must experience!

Price: Starting from RM630 per night
Address: 30th Mile Ringlet, 39200 Cameron Highlands, Pahang
Website: Here

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16. Grand Lexis, Port Dickson

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Port Dickson is a well-known venue for weekend breaks from the daily grind, but it is greatly underestimated as a location for romance.

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The Grand Lexis has one very important feature that will appeal to the romantic (and excited little kid) in you – a private pool in every one of its 317 Balinese- inspired villas. No doubt that got your attention!

Price: Starting from RM599 per night
Address: Batu 2, Jalan Seremban, 71000 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
Website: Here

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17. Pangkor Laut Resort, Pangkor

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An award-winning resort on a private island, Pangkor Laut seamlessly blends luxury accommodation with undisturbed nature to offer complete tranquility.

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Drawing inspiration from its surroundings, the resort’s design is respectful of nature and highlights the environment’s best features; secluded bays, pristine waters, lush tropical rainforest (2 million years in the making).

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Stay in a stilted sea villa, pamper yourself at the spa and indulge in the resort’s sophisticated dining experiences.

Price: Starting from RM748 per night
Address: Pangkor Laut Island, 32200 Lumut, Perak
Website: Here

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18. Japamala Resort, Tioman

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Fancy being perched high up in an exotic treetop chalet, or in a hillside chalet overlooking the azure waters of Tioman? Japamala Resort may be just what you need for a passionate vacation with your partner.

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A day bed on a built in balcony over a cliff, an open-air bath tub, a plunge pool and tanning deck – these accommodation features provide the romantic setting to cater to your love-life needs.

Price: Starting from RM1.2k per night
Address: Kampung Lanting, 86800 Pulau Tioman, Pahang Darul Makmur
Website: Here

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19. Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang

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Rasa Sayang takes its name from an old Malay folk song that means ‘the feeling of love’, so, not surprisingly, this resort is an idyllic lovers retreat.

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The luxurious property is found at the top end of Batu Feringgi, one of Penang’s most popular tourism destinations, and successfully provides its guests a sense that they are in a secluded paradise.

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Its distinctive Minangkabau architecture, majestic rain trees, sprawling gardens, ocean views, lavish rooms, award winning cuisine and sensual spa treatments make the perfect setting for an extravagant lover’s retreat.

Price: Starting from RM679 per night
Address: Batu Feringgi Beach, 11100 Penang
Website: Here

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20. Banjaran Hotsprings, Ipoh

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Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat – the name of this resort is enough to intrigue anyone looking for an enchanting escape from their everyday routine.

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Soothe your soul with a therapeutic stay at this unique boutique property situated in a tropical valley and cradled by 260 million-year old towering limestone hills, natural caves, geothermal hot springs, cascading waterfalls and lush greenery.

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Nothing says romance better than a tranquil escape away from the hustle and bustle of life.

Price: Starting from RM1.2k per night
Address: No. 1 Persiaran Lagun Sunway 3, 31150 Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan
Website: Here

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21. Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

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Without a doubt, the winning features of this hotel are its location in the heart of Kuala Lumpur and stunning views of the Petronas Twin Towers. Whether you are from out of town or are a KL-ite who simply fancies a magnificent staycation, Traders Hotel will certainly leave a lasting impression.

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Head to the SkyBar for evening drinks with a view or step out of the hotel, take a stroll through the park with your lover and let the sparks fly.

Price: Starting from RM432 per night
Address: Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Here

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22. Villa Samadhi, Kuala Lumpur

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Your romantic holiday villa may not be much further than a hop, skip and a jump away if you are living in and around Malaysia’s capital city.

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Designed with couples in mind, Villa Samadhi offers utter tranquillity and is everything you could want in a luxurious lovers getaway not too far from home.

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If you can pry yourself away from your plush bed, have a dip in the ‘lagoon pool’ at the heart of this boutique resort.

Price: Starting from RM582 per night
Address: No. 8 Persiaran Madge, 55000 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Here

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23. The Dusun, Seremban

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We all can’t help but love a good infinity pool and this is where the Dusun sets itself apart from many resorts – it has two of them! This peaceful retreat is located on a 12-acre orchard in the Titiwangsa Main Range at the edge of the Berembun Forest Reserve.

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Each of the resort’s five houses is unique in its appearance and layout, but all share the sweeping views of lush virgin rainforest and brings nature to your doorstep.

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Tip: A stay at Dusun provides you the ideal setting for an optional professional photography package (sometimes having a few good selfies just isn’t good enough), if you are organised enough to arrange it with the resort staff beforehand.

*This property is not available for booking on Agoda.

Price: Available upon request
Address: Kampung Kolam Air, Mukim Pantai, 3437, 71770 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
Website: Here

 

24. The Taaras Resort, Redang

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Nestled in a spectacular bay on the island of Redang is The Taaras. This magical hideaway features a secluded beach of powdery white sand and crystalline ocean for a ‘barefoot luxury’ experience.

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Whether you snorkel just off the beach or dive in deeper waters, vibrant marine life is right there to greet you. Fall in love with your partner and with life in this gorgeous setting.

Price: Starting from RM592 per night
Address: Pulau Redang, 20928 Terengganu
Website: Here

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Go paktor

 

The sound of gentle waves lapping on the shore, the vibrant hues of a breath-taking sunset, strolls in the moonlight, candlelit dinners, champagne on ice – all sensational ingredients in the recipe for love! It is always a good time for romance, so set the mood and plan your lovey-dovey getaway.