Hidden places in Malaysia for a short road trip

Malaysia is definitely the best place for a short getaway trip for Singaporeans. Many of us often go for good food, shopping or simply to take a break. Most Singaporeans tend to go to the popular places where it could get really crowded. What are some hidden places for road trips in Malaysia that we see less SIngaporeans?

The Replacement Lodge & Kitchen


The Replacement Lodge & Kitchen is a 2-in-1 café and hostel. The café interior is simple and clean, allowing you to relax while enjoying food such as churros and coffee. The staff are also really friendly and helpful. If you need lodging, do consider The Replacement Lodge which is clean and cosy as well.

Address: Malaysia, 33, Jalan Dhoby, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Kota Tinggi Firefly Park

Do visit the Kota Tinggi Firefly Park in Johor Bahru to catch the firefly watching opportunity. There aren’t many places in the region where you can find colonies of fireflies lighting up your surroundings. Most of us live in concrete jungles now, so don’t miss a chance to experience nature.

Address: Jalan Kota Tinggi, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia

Sekeping Serendah

Sekeping Serendah, located in Kuala Lumpur (KL), is an eco-themed resort in the jungles of Serendah. The transparent and open sheds allows you to see the beauty of the natural environment. The best part is there is no wifi provided which is a good escape from work. Head over with your family or friends for some quality time.

Address: 67 Jalan Tempinis, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, 59100, Malaysia

Time Capsule Retreat

Made out of concrete cylinders, this unique way of living allows you to experience nature differently. Located at the heart of Pahang’s rainforest, this is the best place for those seeking for a temporary escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. As it’s name suggests, the resort seems to stop the flow of time so that you can enjoy life to the fullest, even just for a short while.

Address: EB4 Belakang Sek Men, Sungai Lembing 26200, Malaysia

Shah Alam Street Art

Shah Alam is located about an hour drive away from KL and is created for artist to express themselves through their artwork on the allocated walls. There are lots of interesting interactive street arts located there and is definitely worth your time exploring. Do visit if you are interested in arts or street arts.

Address: Laman Seni 7, Jalan Plumbum R7/R, Seksyen 7, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor

Indoor Air Quality

Going on a road trip to Malaysia would means that we have to spend longer hours in the car. Make sure that the indoor air inside your car is clean since the indoor air quality has a direct impact on your health. Purlife driveclear 50 is a car purifier with 3M HEPA filter which removes 90% of indoor air pollutant. This keeps your car’s indoor air clean and ensures that you enjoy your road trip healthily.