Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Johor Bahru

Enjoy the temples and other features of Johor Bahru. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, zoo and theme park. Singapore Turf Club and National Orchid Garden are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Johor Bahru

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Johor Bahru a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Singapore Turf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Universal Studios Singapore® (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Singapore Zoo (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Singapore Flyer (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Johor Golf and Country Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Austin Hills Country Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Johor Bahru

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Johor Bahru. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Orchid Garden (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Bukit Timah Nature Reserve (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Gardens by the Bay (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Danga Bay (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Taman Merdeka (4 mi / 6.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Johor Bahru

Fly into Johor Bahru (JHB-Senai Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Singapore (SIN-Changi), which is 23.4 mi (37.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is JB Sentral.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Johor Bahru?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Johor Bahru:

  • Tampoi: 17 holiday homes
  • Geylang: 230 holiday homes
  • Orchard: 169 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 232 holiday homes
  • Kallang: 427 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Johor Bahru?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Johor Bahru. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Johor Bahru Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine Complex: 1,011 holiday lettings
  • Komtar JBCC: 1,011 holiday lettings
  • Angry Birds Activity Park Johor Bahru: 1,010 holiday lettings
  • Hutan Bandar MPJBT: 256 holiday lettings
  • Royal Abu Bakar Museum: 1,011 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Johor Bahru?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 37 Houses in Johor Bahru. Our other popular types of Johor Bahru holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 147 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 121 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Johor Bahru?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 115 holiday homes with pool available in Johor Bahru. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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