17 Best Homestays In Janda Baik, Malaysia - Updated 2024

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In the area of Bentong, in Pahang, Malaysia, nests Janda Baik. Janda Baik is a paradise-like little village with lush greeneries and marvelous landscapes. It is peaceful and quiet and a wonderful destination if you want a time-out from the busy city life. Imagine waking up to the view of a serene forest canopy and bathing in fresh waters from the falls. Take challenging trails of mountain climbing and guided hiking tours while in the area. Plus, it is populated by warm and friendly locals that will make your stay more memorable and fulfilling. If you like the idea, check out this list of the best homestays in Janda Baik, Malaysia, that you can choose from for your upcoming visit.

What can you look forward to in Janda Baik?
According to the official tourism website of Malaysia, Janda Baik is a hidden gem in Malaysia that is deserving of all the excitement.

  • If you are traveling to Janda Baik, a scenic spot nestled amid the majestic mountain range of Titiwangsa, you can sign up for different courses in ATV rides that have a wide range of difficulties and terrains.
  • Forge a bond with the ponies and stallions while immersing yourself in the great outdoors through a horseback writing adventure.
  • If you would like to relax and unwind in the blissful ambiance of the rainforest, you can go on camping trips and picnic with your loved ones.
  • Other activities that can be included in your itinerary are fishing, waterfall hiking, and going on agricultural tours around Janda Baik.

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 18, 2024.

1. Villa D'lina homestay Janda Baik w Private pool

This private villa is located near some of the attractions such as Chemperoh Waterfall and the trailhead of Bukit Repin. Guests can enjoy a comfortable stay in a spacious room equipped with modern comforts such as complimentary internet, heaters, a full kitchen, coffee maker, closet, ironing facilities, and a smoke detector. Surrounded by the charming tropical rainforest, this wooden home can comfortably host as many as 18 guests at once and is only a short drive away from Kuala Lumpur.

Guests can rejuvenate by swimming a few lengths in the swimming pool or engage in the outdoor activity of fishing in the fishing ponds on the property. There is a badminton area for a game or two. Nature lovers can spend a tranquil time in the fruit garden amid trees of durian, mangosteen, rambutan, and pineapple.

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2. Sailor's Rest (from USD 36)

With majestic views of the Titiwangsa Mountain Range, this lovely homestay is every bit one with nature as it can be. It is located 600 m (1,968.50 ft) above sea level and is nestled in the middle of a tropical forest. Best suited for the ones who are seeking an escape from the city noise and daily grind, the accommodations are designed for the ultimate relaxation of its visitors. You will find different kinds of spaces ranging from spacious bungalows and houseboats to modern chalets and glamping tents here.

Imagine relaxing in the outdoor seating area as you enjoy your morning coffee, the fresh air, and the tropical jungle vibe. Every accommodation has a private bathroom with a shower, a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and more. Essentials such as fresh linens, towels, and toiletries, are provided for added convenience. While in this lovely paradise, guests can enjoy an afternoon of guided trekking, cycling, and fishing.

Other activities include river bathing, lake rafting, and a walk by the river. A manicured garden, fish ponds, orchards, conference hall, dining hall, and playground on the property make you look forward to your vacation here.

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Sailor's Rest

7.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Lorong Dato' Panglima, Kuala Lurah

Parking Garden Terrace Fishing Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out Hiking

3. Dhomestay - Nuang Homestay

If you are in the beautiful area of Janda Baik for a relaxing vacation, this cozy bungalow and fully furnished homestay will make your vacation more convenient and comfortable. It can accommodate up to four guests, featuring delightful amenities, and conveniently close to most of the natural attractions in the area. It has two charming bedrooms, two private bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and more. Plus, the kids can run around and safely play in the yard. The accommodation is also WiFi equipped just in case you have to catch up on some work-related stuff.

Nestled amid a vegetable garden and fruit orchard, the homestay is also near the river. Guests can spend a tranquil time by the riverside or enjoy a refreshing dip in its cool water.

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Dhomestay - Nuang Homestay

Address: Janda Baik, Bentong, Malaysia

4. Rest. Pause. Rainforest Retreat (from USD 218)

Are you in Janda Baik to celebrate a family reunion? If so, this is the perfect Janda Baik homestay for a big family in the middle of peaceful lush greenery and majestic landscapes. This vacation rental is located inside the gated complex of Tanarimba in Janda Baik, Pahang, and can comfortably house up to 16 guests. Imagine waking up with the clean fresh air and the ambiance of solitude.

In addition, the house is equipped with four charming bedrooms, four private bathrooms, a functional kitchen, a lovely dining space, and cozy lounge areas. You might also be delighted to spend some of your time on the relaxing veranda of this gorgeous retreat while savoring a delicious breakfast served to you.

Guests will be approximately 47 minutes away from central Kuala Lumpur during their stay in this retreat.

Recommendations from the host, Dorena:

  • For great coffee and fusion menus, you can visit Bee's Food & Coffee. (P9, Jalan Pesona, Kampung Bukit Tinggi, 28750 Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia)
  • For local fare, you can reserve a table at Restoran Foon Lock. (No. 84, Kampung Bukit Tinggi,, Jln Bukit Tinggi, Bukit Tinggi, 28750 Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia)
  • If you are looking for a great restaurant that doesn't require a drive to the village, you can visit Pineyard. (C1, Jalan Tanarimba Pine, Kampung Janda Baik, 28750 Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia)
  • Those who are looking for reasonably priced menus, you can head to Nero Bianco Deli. (Lot 5474 kpg cheringin tengah janda baik Banglow, 28750 Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia)
  • Buy fresh figs from the plant nursery at Fig Malaysia Farm. (Tanjung Pulau Santap, Kampung Janda Baik, 28750 Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia)
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Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia
287 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 7 Beds 16 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
having breakfast (included) on the balcony was a wonderfully relaxing experience in the morning
beautiful view comfortable place for family and friends
breakfast is well prepared caretakers are friendly the nature view is superb
we were lucky enough to experience a morning rain with our breakfast at alfresco area love it~
well equipped with cooking supplies and even a cooked breakfast
it was really clean and well maintained
the space is clean and more importantly very well equipped
the house was clean throughout our stay (no dust spider webs etc) however we noticed some lizard droppings
it was peaceful clean and your caretakers were friendly and helpful
bathrooms are all clean and airy with good quality toiletries provided
very quick response from host :)
the host is best host
service was good especially their care taker
love the hospitality and care provided by the caretakers too
lovely space and a friendly communicative host
a great place to get away from the city
truly a place to get away from it all
excellent place for a retreat and away from the hustle and bustle of the city
great place would definitely come by again next time
the location itself is great barring some potential improvements
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5. ThatNicePlace at Selesa Hillhomes, Bukit Tinggi, Genting (from USD 39)

For a chic stay in Janda Baik, book yourself and your family or friends into a modern apartment at ThatNicePlace. It is part of the Selesa Hillhomes in Bukit Tinggi and is located in the beautiful countryside of Pahang amid the majestic mountains of Banjaran Titiwangsa. Guests can have a relaxing stay in the homestay while enjoying great weather and diverse flora and fauna.

With the intent of catering to the traveling and budgetary needs of every kind of tourist, the homestay offers comfortable accommodations such as The Gem, The Chinois, The Gray House, The Green Meadows, and The Farmhouse, which range from reasonably priced units to large and spacious rentals.

Each apartment is well-appointed and done in a contemporary manner. The self-contained apartments have a living area, a dining area, a kitchen, comfortable beds, and an elegant bathroom. Some apartments even have a balcony with lovely views. A cafe and supermarket are located just 1 km (0.62 mi) away from this pet-friendly property.

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ThatNicePlace at Selesa Hillhomes, Bukit Tinggi, Genting

Wifi Available

Address: Selesa Hillhomes, Bukit Tinggi, Pahang

Parking Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout Air conditioning Parking on site

6. Red House the Garden Stay in Bukit Tinggi by PLAY (from USD 1242)


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Posted by RedHouse GardenStay on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Those traveling to Janda Baik for a family reunion or with a large gang of friends will love to stay at this gorgeous villa that can sleep 24 guests. Aptly named ‘Red Brick House’, the interior and exterior of this villa are made from red bricks, which gives it a farmhouse-chic feel. It has six modern bedrooms and bathrooms, a rustic dining area, a large kitchen, a game room, and more. Internet connectivity lets you stay in touch with folks back home or post photos from your vacation on your socials. A buffet breakfast can also be enjoyed during your stay here.

Outside, there are beautifully landscaped gardens with water features, a picnic and barbecue area, a beautiful courtyard, a large alfresco dining area, and a unique deck jutting out over the house that offers mesmerizing forest views. Movie nights can be enjoyed along with water sports and golf. Genting Highlands is located 32 km (19 mi) away from this Janda Baik homestay for a big family.

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Red House the Garden Stay in Bukit Tinggi by PLAY

Wifi Available

Address: 2, Lot Banglo Bukit Tinggi Resort

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Games room Free parking Internet services

7. Happy Paradise (from USD 44)

Lovely nature hidden paradise in small village Bentong!

Posted by Happy Paradise on Monday, January 23, 2017

If you’re looking for a nice Janda Baik homestay with a swimming pool, check this listing out! Boasting a breathtaking outdoor pool and a lovely fully furnished accommodation with breakfast in a beautiful neighborhood surrounded by nature and aided by complimentary internet, this accommodation is the perfect getaway spot for families or groups of friends.

In the lovely little community, there is an animal park with various friendly fellows that guests can interact with. There is also a barbecue area in case the guests would like to have a mini barbecue party and a children’s playground where kids can run around and safely play. Plus, there is a communal kitchen that guests have access to.

Another thing that you can look forward to is visiting the nearby tropical farm and enjoying a complimentary fruit-tasting session. Other outdoor activities include horseback riding, hiking, ping pong, and fishing. The vacation homestay is 46 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur while Genting Highlands is 30 km (18.64 mi) away and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB) is an hour’s drive from here.

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Happy Paradise

7.8 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Lot 5596, Kg Cherenging Pahang

Parking Restaurant Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Games room

8. Nurin Cottage (from USD 139)

One of the best homestays in a strategic location of Janda Baik, this family-friendly property spans 1,600 sq ft (148.65 sq m) of area. The cottage is nestled along the harboring banks of the river and guests can spend a blissful time by the calm ripples of the waterscape.

A standard accommodation rests on a floor area of 969 sq ft (90.02 sq m) and has comfy beds for a good night’s rest. Complimentary tea and coffee supplies are provided in the full kitchen for refreshments. Guests can also enjoy delicious food at the restaurant, Lemang To'ki.

The patio overlooking a courtyard with a barbeque grill is also one of the best spots for family get-togethers. Guests can take in the fresh air and hang out in the gazebo with a drink. If you are visiting in your car, you can park it on the premises for free.

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9. Afsana Villa & Homestay (from USD 235)

Featuring wooden interiors made of Chengal wood in a modern setting that is cool and airy, the Afsana Villa in Janda Baik nests in a peaceful and quiet neighborhood and is surrounded by perfectly manicured landscapes and majestic gardens. Set in the rustic countryside, it is 1,400 ft (426.72 m) above sea level and is a luxurious bungalow spanning 4,500 sq ft (418.06 sq m) of land** that exudes a relaxing ambiance ideal for a large group of guests as it can accommodate up to 16 people.

It is also complete with delightful amenities such as four charming bedrooms, six bathrooms, a functional kitchen, dining area, and a barbeque grill on the private patio. To top it all off, within a short distance from this place, you can experience the freshest waters of the nearby rivers. Free parking is also available on the premises.

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Kampung Janda Baik, PH, Malaysia
51 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 7 Beds 16 Guests 4 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good location well equipped (full kitchen bbq additional mattresses and pillows games books)
pillow and bed very comfortable and clean
this house is very spacious (both house and compound) well kept and clean
the villa was clean linens were fresh and the kitchen utensils were complete
en kamal was a wonderful host
nice environment great host with quick response
great hospitality and easy communication with owner
i totally recommending it the host and the place is awesome
surely above expectation and really helpful and friendly host
the checkin was easy and great location nearby the river
away from the city and nice place to stay
a great place for family gathering
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10. A century-old refurbished wooden villa

This 100-year-old refurbished wooden villa is a lovely haven that will reconnect guests with nature in the beautiful forest area of Bentong. Guests will be delighted to wake up to the view of the majestic forest canopy, the singing of the birds, hugs of cool breeze, and the ambiance of peace and quiet. This wooden Janda Baik homestay is affordable, eclectic, and homey. Its wooden interior and expansive windows add to the appeal of living one with nature. This Janda Baik homestay for family can accommodate up to four people, featuring a single bed, comfortable lounge areas, a private bathroom, a kitchenette, and more. Plus, there is an available barbecue facility just in case you are planning for a little bonding time with your family or friends.

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Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia
122 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 1 Bed 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was only one standing fan in the house
during our stay the temperature was good and air conditioning was not needed even though it was available
i think the owner can consider to install a ceiling fan or provide another standing fan
hope in future a net is installed for the bed
the area is clean and comfortable
ms kantan is a very sweet and helpful host
kantan is very helpful and polite
the owner’s sister? even brought over sweet durians for us pleasant experience all around
everything was good and the location exceeded my expectations
the place is very beautiful and set in a lovely location
great place to stay for a weekend trip
great place for a short getaway from the city
great place to unwind and kick back
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11. Furnished apartment near hiking and fishing spots (from USD 52)

Perfect for a family or group of friends, this full furnished apartment can accommodate up to seven guests. It is well-appointed and has a living area, a dining space, a kitchenette, a well-equipped bathroom, two large beds, and a balcony with pool views. A flat-screen television, air-conditioning, and many other amenities are available in the apartment. You will also have access to a children’s playground, and an outdoor pool. A food court is located just a short drive away, and many fishing and hiking spots are located nearby too.

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Address: No: T3 - 06 - 11 Jalan Meranti

Air conditioning Fishing Sun terrace Children's playground Express check-in/check-out Garden Golf course (within 3 km) Hiking

12. Hilltop luxury villas with amazing views (from USD 210)

Set atop a hill in Hulu Sum-Sum area of Janda Baik, this property offers luxury villas of various configurations. Each beautifully designed villa has an elegant living area, a spacious dining area, well-appointed bedrooms, elegant bathrooms, a full kitchen and large windows to let in plenty of natural light. You will have also access to a gorgeous outdoor pool of the property. Guests can choose in the garden or terrace, sunbathe on the poolside loungers or enjoy a barbecue meal. Lush rainforest views can be enjoyed from the villas. Genting Highlands is 26 km (16 mi) away.

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Embun Luxury Villas

Address: Lot 6250 & 6251 Kampung Sum-Sum Hulu Janda Baik

Air conditioning Special diet menus (on request) Daily housekeeping Internet services Infinity pool Family rooms Breakfast in the room Parking

13. Single-room accommodation for four

If you are looking for a cozy Janda Baik homestay with pool that is as convenient as it is affordable, why don’t you check out this vacation rental? It features comfortable rooms with a private bathroom that can accommodate up to six guests and a bunch of delightful facilities such as a communal pool and an outdoor kitchen. Plus, it has a lovely pond and surrounding lush greeneries that will make your stay more peaceful and connected with nature. Plus, the rate covers complimentary breakfast for two guests.

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Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia
Private room in nature lodge 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. Lovely Janda Baik homestay for a family

Featuring comfortable family-friendly rooms that can accommodate up to five guests, why don’t you maximize your Jamda Baik experience by staying in this beautiful accommodation surrounded by lush greeneries. This home also has a mini zoo that the kids will find delightful. Plus, it has a communal pool area, a basketball court, pingpong table, and a playground. To top it all off, a parking space is available for guests traveling by their car.

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Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia
Private room in farm stay 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

15. Superb riverfront villa for three

Offering fully furnished and cozy chalet-style accommodations with simple and minimalist design, these villas can comfortably house up to three adult guests or two adults and two kids. It features a gorgeous river just outside the accommodations where the guests can spend their time swimming in clean and fresh running waters. Guests will find the nature surrounding very peaceful as it is covered with fruit-bearing trees and lovely flora. Plus, there is a complimentary breakfast served for the guests.

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Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia
5 reviews  
Private room in nature lodge 1 Bed 1 Bathroom

16. Spacious room in a homestay with a private garden (from USD 18)

Surrounded by the lush greenery of a private garden, this homestay is very charming. Animal lovers will love to play with the resident dogs who are very friendly and adorable. The homestay offers spacious rooms that are fully furnished. There is a sitting area, comfortable beds, a private bathroom, air-conditioning and plenty of storage space in each room. National Zoo is just 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from this homestay.

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Tiny garden

Wifi Available

Address: No: 25, jalan wangsa murni 7, wangsa melawati

Parking Restaurant Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Dry cleaning Barber/beauty shop

17. Wonderful accommodation in Bentong

If you are planning a trip to Bentong any time soon, this Homestay accommodation rental might pique your interest. It bills itself as of the best homestay in the area. It offers an entire fully furnished home with charming decors and convenient amenities. It has three comfortable bedrooms with flat-screen TVs, a private bathroom, a functional kitchen, a lovely dining space, and a living room area with a couch seating and a television. Not only that, but there is an available parking space for guests traveling by their car.

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Best Homestay in Bentong

Address: 107 , jalan mawar indah bentong ,pahang, Bentong Town, Bentong, Malaysia, 28700

Breathtaking Janda Baik

Janda Baik is indeed a beautiful paradise that will take your breath away. It is the perfect vacation spot for your quick escape from the routine city life. Surely, with the magnificent views of the mountain ranges, lush greeneries, waterfalls, rivers, and other natural wonders, you will feel as connected to nature as ever. If you are planning a visit here any time soon, use this article of the best homestays in Janda Baik as your guide for choosing the best accommodation. Whether you’re looking for a traditional home or a Janda Baik homestay with a swimming pool, you’re sure to find the lodging of your choice.

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