Top 12 Private Pool Villas In Johor Bahru, Malaysia - Updated 2024

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If you are yet to make up your mind for that long-awaited vacation now that the summer holidays are fast on your heels, consider staying in a relaxing villa with a private pool in Johor Bahru. It is a unique and quaint city to visit and a transit halt between Singapore and Malaysia. The city is loaded with a host of tourist attractions including nature reserves, theme parks, temples, and palaces to explore. Some of the most popular attractions here are LEGOLAND Malaysia, Johor Zoo, and KSL City, which is the largest shopping mall in Johor Bahru with hundreds of popular brands and sales outlets. If you want to enjoy a rejuvenating vacation in the company of your loved ones, there are plenty of hotels for staycations and hotels with early check-in to accommodate you. For a more memorable stay, however, read on to know about the top private pool villas in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to private pool. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 07, 2024.

1. Starlight Villa (from USD 366)

This upscale villa is close to many of Johor Bahru’s best attractions, making it a highly sought-after vacation home. It also happens to be stair-free, so those traveling with kids or elderly family members should definitely consider this.

For outdoor relaxation, you’ll find a garden beside a pergola and a lovely, clean swimming pool. While the pool is open all year round, do note that is only accessible from 8am to 10:30pm per day. If you’re planning to spend the day inside, you can play various games, such as Mahjong, with your loved ones or put on a movie for everyone to enjoy using the TV and Wi-Fi.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
51 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
entertainment like ktv air hockey futsal table and pool were just right to keep the kids entertained
the rooms were great 2 rooms with ensuite toilet and a common toilet in the kitchen
great decor children like the swimming pool very much
the kids enjoy the pool and keep asking us to extend the stay there
clean and nice place to stay
beds were clean and comfortable towels were also of good quality
kitchen is well equipped with clean pots and utensils
my family love the place the house is clean even the pool is clean communication was easy and quick
the villa was very clean and spacious pool was crystal clear and host is friendly
friendly and responsive host
the owner was very responsive and helpful
host is super responsive helpful and flexible
great stay and nice host :)
the host bryce was friendly and helpful as well
overall the location is great with many restaurants within 5 min car ride
we really enjoyed staying at bryce’s place
what a great place for my family and friends to spend our time
its a nice place for your family events
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2. Gorgeous villa with incredible fountain (from USD 276)

Located in the heart of Johor Bahru, this sleek villa offers guests the unique chance to enjoy a fountain while they’re splashing about in the pool! The pool itself is open around the day and throughout the day, and the host has even provided pool toys for your enjoyment.

If you like to maintain your fitness routine even while you’re on vacation, you can use the private gym to do so. When you’re done, head to the patio to relax or spend some time reading outside on the swing.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
23 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 13 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

3. Custom-designed property with four bedrooms (from USD 276)

Featuring 17-ft (5.18-m) high ceilings and a 700-sq.-ft. (65.03-sq-m) hall, this property oozes luxury. Well-lit interiors with huge glass windows, exquisite chandeliers, and plush furnishings complete the home. Step outside to find a gorgeous blue pool, open from 8am to 8pm every day, where you can cool off on hot days. You can also lounge by the pool on the provided sun chairs.

If you’re hungry after your swim, you can either cook your favorites in the well-stocked kitchen or prepare smoky treats to enjoy outdoors with the barbeque grill.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
56 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 7 Beds 16 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
the house is nice clean
place is really big and clean even tho its a terrace house
place and swimming pool was clean
we all enjoyed our stay here it's clean and spacious as the photos
host was very easy going
very friendly and helpful host
host is also super friendly and prompt in their responses
the house is nice and the host is friendly
owner uncle leong is so friendly like everyone’s father
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4. Luxurious rental with a year-round pool (from USD 210)

Bring the whole family for a vacation in this spacious villa, which comes with its own 24-hour pool. The depth of the pool is up to 1 m (3.28 ft), and pool toys are provided, so you can have a splashing good time whenever you want. When the pool is not in use, simply cover it with the provided pool cover to make sure it stays clean for your next use.

Other amenities in the house include a washer and dryer and a fully stocked kitchen to ensure that your stay is comfortable. There are plenty of indoor entertainment options as well, ranging from various games and karaoke facilities to a large TV and Wi-Fi.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
59 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

5. Stylish seven-bedroom home (from USD 778)

Enjoy close proximity to popular restaurants such as Banafee Village and KSL CITY Mall when you stay in this chic home. It’s ideal for large groups and features high ceilings and minimalist décor to highlight how spacious it is. The best feature here, however, is the outdoor pool, which has its own slide for added fun.

Apart from swimming, you can spend your time cooking up delicacies in the full kitchen or challenging your companions to a round of karaoke with the provided equipment.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
8 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 10 Beds 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

6. Huge 20-person home with a pool and a hot tub (from USD 1114)

This bungalow can host up to an impressive 20 people at once, which makes it perfect for guests looking for an event venue. Apart from fun details such as picnic tables and a swing, the property also has both a large pool and a hot tub, so you can get in some exercise with a few laps or simply relax. The pool is covered, albeit with glass, so you can still enjoy the sun while staying protected from the elements.

A lovely garden, barbeque facilities, and indoor games are some of the other perks available here.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
20 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 18 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a shared bathrm w jacuzzi on level 2 bdrm 2- 2 k-beds & ensuite bathrm & bathtub
dining area outside w huge cooler fan but tables too far from seats & too high frm floor
huge karaoke rm complete kitchen w airfryer rice cooker microwave induction stove
crystal great host welcomed us
very responsive to our questions on phone too
hosts were extremely flexible and very responsive
they showed us around upon check in which was helpful since the house is massive
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7. D’Ambience Private Garden Residence (from USD 459)

D’Ambience Private Garden Residence offers a lot more than just spacious interiors. It is surrounded by the 10-ac (4.05-ha) Central Park, so you can spend your time amidst lush greenery. Back on the premises, guests can enjoy dips in the private pool and gaming sessions with the console available.

Families coming here will be delighted to know that the host has provided amenities such as a high chair, cot, and plug socket covers to ensure little ones are also taken care of. Moreover, the home has air conditioning and heating for year-round comfort.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
10 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 9 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
garden pool and the house were nice and cleaned
host also very helpful
the host is so helpful
good place to have a relaxing vacation
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8. RIA Homestay (from USD 285)

Welcome to this fully furnished luxury bungalow that can easily accommodate 16 guests at a time. Take a dip in its private swimming pool or shop till you drop at the nearby Paradigm Mall. This plush homestay also offers barbecue facilities and a huge flat-screen TV with popular satellite channels. The Singapore border and Senai International Airport are both a quick ride from this homestay with a private pool in Johor Bahru.

Guests can have a comfortable stay in its 5 furnished bedrooms featuring 10 squishy beds. In short, it is a perfect abode for family and friendly gatherings, vacations, and business trips. You can also check out some family-friendly attractions nearby for a memorable experience.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
98 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 10 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
dining table may be a little small to seat all of us but still ok
the pool was definitely the highlight for the kids especially
clean and luxury environment
the place was clean and spacious
the place is very clean an cozy
pool is fantastic and clean
place is very beautiful and clean
the host also friendly
great host & very responsive
adam was a really friendly host
the host was really friendly and efficient
the host adam is extra friendly
place easy to access for foodie near paradign mall
5 mins drive to paradigm mall which is really good if you are keen to shop there
a perfect place for family or team bonding
this house is made for hosting super cool place
very big place and we love it
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9. Spacious villa with arcade games (from USD 406)

Stay at this spacious luxury villa, which is perfect for 16 guests and boasts a large private swimming pool. Swim here for hours if you are not in the mood to go out shopping or sightseeing. The property has five nicely done bedrooms and four modern bathrooms. It is close to North-South Expressway and the perfect homestay where you can party with your friends and family. Foodies will also love the place as it is in proximity to a string of restaurants and cafes including Coffee Bean, KFC, Starbucks, McDonald’s, and more. For indoor entertainment, there are arcade games that you can play with whenever you want.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

10. Bali-style villa with private parking (from USD 110)

Ideal for eight people, this big Bali-style villa is loaded with a bunch of modern amenities. The gated homestay also has a guard so you are assured of a secure stay. Feel free to travel in your vehicles as there are private parking spaces for two vehicles. Cozy and stylish, the villa is suitable for staying with your family or a small group of friends. The property includes a master bedroom and two guest rooms. It also has an equipped kitchen and three and a half bathrooms with modern fittings and basic toiletries. But the villa’s crowning feature is definitely the private pool where your group can enjoy a refreshing dip.

This villa homestay in Johor Bahru is close to TESCO, JUSCO, AEON Tebrau, and some highways of the city. It is in proximity to several Western, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese restaurants and bars.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
28 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the private pool was the delight
host is responsive and tried his best to accommodate us
good place and good owner
good stay thank you host
nice place to stay and the host mu kang was really nice and helpful
host is very friendly and prompt with replies and actions
location is ideal with so many eateries around
location is not near to anything close by but it's easy with grab service
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11. Beautiful villa with barbecue facilities (from USD 437)

This beautifully renovated home comes with a private pool and ensures that you have a pleasant stay. Lounge by the pool or enjoy a leisurely swim with your dear ones while you’re here. Although it has a modern look, you will hardly miss the warmth and comfort while staying here. The property comprises five comfortable and spacious rooms and barbecue facilities. The villa is the perfect place if you want to visit Mid Valley Megamall and the city center. Clean and well-maintained, the property is loaded with fantastic amenities for a hassle-free stay.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
13 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 11 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

12. Charming bungalow near popular attractions

Book this spacious villa for 14 for a memorable family trip and enjoy an exclusive vacation like never before. The center of the house has a beautiful swimming pool so that you can swim whenever you want to. The property exudes a modern interior and boasts six beautifully decorated bedrooms. Guests can also enjoy barbecue facilities or go out for sightseeing as the property is very close to a host of tourist attractions and romantic places. Some of the top attractions near this villa with a private pool in Johor Bahru include Johor Zoo, Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, Hutan Bandar Recreational Park, Johor Art Gallery, and Angry Birds Activity Park.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
143 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 9 Beds 14 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all amenities and facilities are good
private pool so jump in anytime you like
the master room is beautiful with aircon walk in wardrobe toilet and queen size bed
wifi was down and that made it a bit inconvenient but the space was perfect
the villa is very well designed bungalow with hangout space nice kitchen and tv room
the rooms are clean and well maintained
the pool very clean
kitchen appliances and the cleanliness can be better
place us spacious clean and very comfortable
the pool is very clean
the owner is friendly and helpful
the host is very responsive and kind
host is great in terms of response and communications
the host is very friendly too
the host were very accommodative and responsive
location is great - away from the busy streets and very short distance to town
location was okay near to istana bukit serene
location is good and safe
located in a quiet peaceful street
nice location quiet place pool is amazing
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Relish an exclusive vacation in Johor Bahru

You will have plenty of exciting things to do and places to visit in Johor Bahru, including theme parks and other attractions. There will be a need for comfortable accommodation to return to after a hectic day. We have chosen these top Johor Bahru villas with private pools so you can enjoy a refreshing swim whenever you do not feel like going out. So, stop postponing your vacation and book one of these properties for a memorable stay. While you’re here, be sure to check out the ultimate places for biryani as well!

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Frequently asked questions about the top private pool villas in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

1. Which vacation rentals in Johor Bahru have parking?

If you’re bringing your vehicle with you, you’ll have multiple options with parking facilities, including Starlight Villa, Gorgeous villa with incredible fountain, and Custom-designed property with four bedrooms, among others.

2. Which vacation rentals in Johor Bahru are pet friendly?

D’Ambience Private Garden Residence and spacious villa with arcade games will be the best options for fur parents thinking of bringing their pets along for the adventure in Johor Bahru.

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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