Destination guide

Travel to exciting Kuala Lumpur

Enjoy the area's architecture, temples and culture and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Kuala Lumpur. Well known for its shopping, skyscrapers and restaurants, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. There are plenty of places to find the perfect souvenir including Petaling Street, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and Suria KLCC Shopping Centre. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Kuala Lumpur

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Kuala Lumpur has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Genting Highlands Theme Park (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Berjaya Times Square (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Aquaria KLCC (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Royal Selangor Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Kuala Lumpur Deer Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kuala Lumpur

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Kuala Lumpur. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Batu Caves (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Lake Gardens (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • KLCC Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Butterfly Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Orchid & Hibiscus Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kuala Lumpur

Fly into Subang (SZB-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah), the closest airport, located 10 mi (16.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.), which is 26.8 mi (43.1 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Kuala Lumpur Masjid Jamek Station, Kuala Lumpur Pasar Seni Station and Kuala Lumpur Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Kuala Lumpur by jumping on the metro at Bukit Bintang Station, Imbi Station or Raja Chulan Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Kuala Lumpur?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,647 house rentals around Kuala Lumpur. From 1,408 Condos/Apartments to 112 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Kuala Lumpur is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kuala Lumpur?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kuala Lumpur:

  • Taman Desa: 20 vacation rentals
  • Bukit Bintang: 670 vacation rentals
  • Lembah Pantai: 179 vacation rentals
  • Kuala Lumpur City Centre: 456 vacation rentals
  • Bangsar: 148 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Kuala Lumpur?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Kuala Lumpur. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Petronas Twin Towers: 1,699 home rentals
  • Menara Maybank: 1,701 home rentals
  • KLCC Park: 1,705 home rentals
  • Kottu Malai Pillayar Temple: 1,697 home rentals
  • Titiwangsa Lake Garden: 1,700 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kuala Lumpur listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Kuala Lumpur?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,408 Condos/Apartments in Kuala Lumpur. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kuala Lumpur include:

  • Houses: 112 lodging choices
  • Villas: 4 lodging choices
  • Studios: 1,277 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kuala Lumpur?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,263 vacation homes with pool available in Kuala Lumpur.

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