Top 10 Farm Stays In Malaysia - Updated 2024

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Malaysia is a South-East Asian country known for its various cuisines, excellent beaches, spectacular temples, and rich marine ecosystem. Every year, the county welcomes thousands of tourists from all over the world. With a good mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian, and European cultural influences, there are so many fascinating things to do for all ages here. If you’re a beach lover, then you should plan a trip to Perhentian Islands. If you have a passion for art, Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia is the best place to start. However, for those longing to reconnect with nature, consider booking a farm stay surrounded by lush greenery and wildlife. To help you choose, check out our list of the top farm stays in Malaysia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 20, 2024.

1. Three-bedroom rental with a balcony in Bau (from USD 104)

Reconnect with nature aboard a bike or even explore the lush forest surrounding this amazing abode in Bau, a nice destination for a fun weekend getaway in Malaysia. To say that this place is beautiful is a grave understatement. This three-bedroom rental is a gorgeous place with wall-sized glass windows that afford scenic views.

Aside from the bedrooms, it also comes with a living room, a kitchen with a dining table, and a balcony. Since it is situated atop a hill, getting to the property requires visitors to hike upwards for 30 minutes.

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Bau, Sarawak, Malaysia
943.15 km (586.1 mi) from Kolam Air Panas Batu 16
119 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the room is amazing as always regardless of the weather
the hike is worth the view we rented the house plus the top room and it was beautiful
Cleanliness:
feeling great to swim in the clean river
the place is very clean very comfortable and is something you wouldn’t expect to find in such environment
the kitchen area and bathroom are clean and have everything you need during your stay
great place to stay the view is awesome and the house is clean and tidy
Host:
host was friendly
the host was wonderful
the host was very helpful and responsive
the host is very friendly and helpful
a great host thank you very much ariff
Location:
overall a great getaway location
the place is really picturesque but the climb to get there was abit challenging
this place is indeed a beautiful escape perfect for a quick break from the hustle and bustle of kuching
great place to escape from the busy city life
it's a great place for family and friends to get closer to the nature surroundings
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2. Private room in a secluded location in Bau (from USD 88)

Escape the city’s hustle and bustle and relax in this private room in Bau. Since it is located on the highest floor of the house, you get to soak up panoramic views of the island every day. You can also access the shared bathroom on the first floor as well as the kitchen with a dining table. To help you cook with ease, the kitchen is equipped with a gas stove, freezer, water heater, and rice cooker. Also, there’s a veranda that provides a perfect spot to read a book, or even sip some tea. It is private and secluded, which is ideal for couples who always want some alone time together.

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Bau, Sarawak, Malaysia
942.76 km (585.8 mi) from Kolam Air Panas Batu 16
126 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view is nice and the rooms are exactly same as shown in the pictures
the rooms were mostly glass door so imagine sleeping under a bright sky
amenities and kitchen was well equipped could cook up a great breakfast and dinner while there
the room was cozy and clean and the balcony was perfect
a great nature getaway an interesting open concept kinda like treehouse with full facilities
Cleanliness:
house was amazingly clean
the accommodation was clean and exactly like it was in the pictures
clean and beautiful place equipped with outdoor bath bbq and dining area
the toilet is clean and bathroom equipped with water heater
+place was clean and tidy and had amenities to stay and cook your own food
Host:
he was a good host
ariff is a great host
i'm happy with the hospitality provided by the hosts but there should be bug control within the place
get help from the host to bring your stuff up and down the place
ariff was a great host and helped me plan my engagement proposal at mendung escape
Location:
great location to escape from the city
a great place to get a break from the busy city life
a spectacular place to clear your mind and unwind from the hustle and bustle of the city
excellent quiet get away with a hike
an ideal place to barbecue with a group of friends and seeing sunset
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3. Fantastic home in a tropical jungle in Kuala Lumpur (from USD 230)

The whole point of a farm stay is to get away from the fast-paced city life. At Bukit Tabur Retreat, you can have the entire place to yourselves, truly a relaxing farm staycation spot. Since it is in a secluded tropical jungle, it is so easy to reconnect with nature and breathe in the fresh air.

Enjoy a pleasant stay here with three bedrooms and other home amenities. Here, you can go to sleep, eat, meditate and just relax whenever you please. This house can accommodate up to 23 people at a time.

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Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia
14.44 km (9.0 mi) from Kolam Air Panas Batu 16
135 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 15 Beds 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all space is fitted with fans and aircon and was very comfortable
amazing view of the city too rooms are spacious and clean
spacious rooms sufficient toilets great kitchen facilities
Cleanliness:
place is well maintained clean and spacious
the whole place was clean and the size was perfect for our group
Host:
en kamal is a great host
staff were very helpful and warm
also the staff the lovely and helpful
thank you to the owner uncle kamal very friendly
the hosts were also incredibly kind and accommodating
Location:
comfortable place with good location
love the retreat’s unique layout and its location
all in all a great retreat spot very close to kl (only 30 mins away from kl sentral)
absolutely relaxing place to be for a short getaway or team building
it's a great place
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4. Charming rental with an orchard in Hulu Langat District (from USD 397)

Treat yourself to a peaceful getaway located only an hour from Kuala Lumpur. By staying here, you can have all 3 ac (1.2 ha) of farm to yourself. There is a beautiful orchard and an animal farm where you would be delighted to pass some time whenever you are outside. You will be surrounded by nature and enjoy the freedom of not having outsiders bother you. This abode is a self-catering farm stay that can accommodate a small family or a group of eight individuals. Away from distractions such as the internet and TV, this is the place to be when you just want to relax and unwind.

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Hulu Langat, Selangor, Malaysia
9.8 km (6.1 mi) from Kolam Air Panas Batu 16
139 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 5 Beds 8 Guests 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they have quite a complete kitchen utensils set so cooking was made a lot easier
the rooms (with lovely open views of the estate) and facilities are immaculately maintained
warm and cozy house great hospitaly and superb view
sleeping area is cosy with comfortable mattresses
the river is very refreshing felt like sleeping in an aircond room at night
Cleanliness:
clean quiet and relaxing
the place is clean & organised
very clean and all essentials were provided
everything was fantastic and clean and relaxing
this place is very clean and well maintained
Host:
lovely and generous hosts
host is really friendly and helpful
faisol was a great host
host is superb to accommodating our queries and request
faisol is a great host
Location:
great place to be away from city life and family weekend outings
the river and its close proximity was the best feature
fantastic and serene place to have a break from the hustle of the city
property id and location by the river are amazing
a heavenly place to retreat and getaway from busy city life
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5. Secluded cabin with a patio in Lundu (from USD 101)

Nothing beats the refreshing feeling that washes over you when you take a dip in the river or spend time in nature. This riverside cabin is a great place for those who want to get away from the city. Enjoy numerous water activities at Adis River without the need to compromise on comfort. This wonderful experience begins the moment you park your car. Then, you have to trek for 15 minutes to reach the house. As for amenities, it comes with three bedrooms, an indoor fireplace, and cooking basics. Outside, there’s a patio where you can unwind after a long day of sightseeing.

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Bau, Sarawak, Malaysia
939.74 km (584.0 mi) from Kolam Air Panas Batu 16
61 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 8 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place is also clean and comfortable
clean river and kayaks were provided
very clean comfortable and complete like home
clean river with homemade swing and of course you get what you wanted total seclusion and privacy
the river just in front of the house and it’s clean
Host:
amazing host calm & collected
the moment we arrived we were taken care off by a staff named bong
ariff is a friendly host which is always ready to help us whenever we have any problem
ariff (the host) was fast in responding us whenever needed quickly and effectively
ariff is a host that truly cares about presentation and his guests well-being
Location:
easy walk to get to the house
a great place away from town for a getaway
this is a lovely place right by a relatively pristine river
perfect place for retreat away from hustle and bustle of city
great place for you to take a short break and relax
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6. Simple farmhouse with a great view in Kuala Lumpur (from USD 15)

Sometimes, all you need is an intimate setting to help you reconnect with nature and appreciate its beauty again. This simple farm house in Malaysia has three beds and one bathroom and can accommodate up to three visitors at a time. Ideal for individuals, couples, and small families, this humble abode is excellent if you like being around animals and away from the noise and other distractions. The place is comfortable, and you will always have the host nearby to help you with whatever you need.

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
17.41 km (10.9 mi) from Kolam Air Panas Batu 16
82 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place itself does not have wifi which is not a problem normally
room was clean & tidy with water heater aircond iron with board & many accommodations
Host:
one of the best hosts i had for sure
great place friendly host with a bunch of animals around
the host is so kind as well i was really comfortable to have business with her
a good host and a great place to relax
friendly owner entertains & explains each of the animals and allows us to touch them
Location:
this was a great place if you wish to stay in a village-style homestay
a nice place for weekend getaway
such a great place to stay
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7. Peaceful cabin on the river in Bau (from USD 63)

For some reason, a cabin reminds most of us of life without the internet and busy streets. This rental in Bau will let you live a simpler lifestyle even just for a few days. The bedrooms come with three beds that can sleep up to six guests, while the kitchen is equipped enough to help you cook delicious fare. Set on Adis River, this place is perfect for your yoga or meditation sessions. To get to the stranded cabin, you need to hike for 15 minutes.

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Bau, Sarawak, Malaysia
941.95 km (585.3 mi) from Kolam Air Panas Batu 16
36 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 6 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved how creatively the place was built and it has complete cooking facilities
Cleanliness:
cleanliness can be improved esp the fridge and kitchen area
Host:
host is very nice and helpful and even assisted me with transport arrangements
Location:
a great place for those who search for nature vibe short trip with family and friends
accommodation is basic but is really what makes the place so charming
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8. Unique rental on a mountain in Bentong (from USD 632)

Do you enjoy marveling at the mountains from afar? Well, imagine what it would be like to live high up the mountains. This brick house can be your perfect hideaway while in Bentong District, Malaysia. Since it’s not too far from the city, you don’t have to travel for hours to reach the local amenities. Here, you get to experience a lot of sunshine and the coolest breeze. Some of the picturesque views surrounding the place are lakes, a thriving plantation, and a jungle that is home to elephants and koalas.

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Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia
24.93 km (15.5 mi) from Kolam Air Panas Batu 16
175 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 16 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place has great amenities and very comfortable for family gathering
great view from the living room and dinning area
clean and fully equipped with all you need including complete kitchen amenities
expect breathtaking views and a huge space rmb to make time to enjoy the facility of the whole place
Cleanliness:
clean and worth the stay
very comfortable and clean stay
bed sheets are clean and tidy too
overall is clean serene and quite windy during day and night
the place is clean stylish and simply beautiful
Host:
great hospitality from the host vincent
host vincent has excellent customer service friendly and helpful
very responsive & friendly host
the ground staff are also really nice and helpful is anything is needed
vincent was an awesome host will visit again for sure
Location:
good location with 5 mins drive to 99 speed mart and restaurant
excellent place for retreat and close to nature
nice and cosy place out from a busy city life's
vincent's place in bukit tinggi is a perfect escape from the city life
very great place for a weekend getaway from city life
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9. Rustic wooden house in Langkawi

If you want to experience a unique vacation, spend some time at this Owl Wooden House. Here, the sunsets and the sunrises are even more enchanting. What’s more, there are numerous sites and attractions nearby that you can visit whenever you are in the mood to venture out. Feel the sun on your skin, let the wind blow your hair, and enjoy the time of your life cruising past rice paddles. This wooden abode comes with basic amenities such as a fridge, kitchen utensils, a microwave, and more. It’s also located 10 minutes away from the airport.

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423.54 km (263.2 mi) from Kolam Air Panas Batu 16
33 reviews  
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests

10. One-of-a-kind farm stay with a pool in Balik Pulau

Nothing like the smell and sound of nature to awaken your senses and relax your mind. This dreamy villa is in Baosheng, a popular farm resort in Malaysia that features numerous spaces, one of which is a tatami room surrounded by glass walls. To ensure a good night’s sleep, this rental comes with one bedroom for two guests. The kitchen is equipped with appliances and cooking basics to help you whip up delicious meals. To keep you entertained, you are allowed to access the property’s free Wi-Fi. In the afternoon, enjoy cooling down in the infinity pool.

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309.25 km (192.2 mi) from Kolam Air Panas Batu 16
49 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in farm stay 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the nature and pool view is worthwhile
great view; great local breakfast
breakfast spread was good
the room is with fantastic view of the sea the mountain and the forest
all the rooms appear to have beautiful views
Cleanliness:
the whole farm is clean and well kept
everything in the room was clean and a lot of thought went into each detail
the bedroom is very comfortable and clean but it’s not sound proof
bathrooms are not attached to the standard tattami rooms but are common hostel style but clean
Host:
the host is amazing is amazing
the owner even help us change our car spare tyre
the host is a friendly and accomodating one
zhi and his family were really kind to share with us their traditions
owners were helpful and they have friendly dogs
Location:
if a little upgrade of the place will make it more awesome
i’m in love with this place
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Have an unconventional family holiday in Malaysia

Every year, Malaysia is visited by thousands of tourists from different parts of the world. So it’s no wonder why hotels get booked up early. If you want to experience an unconventional family holiday that is away from the city, opt for farm stays. To help you choose, check out our list of the 10 best farm stays in Malaysia.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Hildah is a Nairobi-based travel writer and lover of nature, world cultures, food, languages, urban places, and wild spaces. She's interested in tasting fine wine and meeting new people. Having...Read more

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