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Westwood Highland @ Cameron Highlands

Set 20 kilometres outside of Tanah Rata in Kampung Raja, the spotlessly clean and simple rustic minimalism of Westwood Highland guesthouse is an adequate base for hiking Cameron Highland’s tougher hills, but an even better place to wind down and do nothing.

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Jawi Peranakan Mansion @ George Town Penang

Baba Nyonya or Peranakan Chinese I know. Their rich legacy is well documented – in their homes, their clothes, and their food. Jawi Peranakan I didn’t, which is why on a recent trip to Penang I decided to stay at the  Jawi Peranakan Mansion.

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Tony’s Villa @ Seminyak

If one thing stands out about Tony’s Villa it would be its location. Sandwiched in between Potato Head’s sexy beach club and and W‘s sleek retreat, on the opposite side of the road, Tony’s Villa is a mere 10 minute walk from Petitenget’s wide white sand beach and surrounded by some of the best eateries in North Seminyak.

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Pinang Sari Homestay @ Sabak Bernam

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Offering a slice of kampung life, Pinang Sari Homestay is located in the idyllic rice bowl district of Selangor’s Sabak Bernam, just over 2 hours outside of Kuala Lumpur. As its doesn’t have a website and has yet to be listed on AirBnb, it’s appearance on Pokok Kelapa is something of an exclusive. Yay!

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