Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Petaling Jaya getaway

Enjoy the temples and other features of Petaling Jaya. Renowned for its shopping, basketball games and theme park, this city welcomes all visitors. Malaysian Houses of Parliament and Merdeka Square are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Petaling Jaya

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Travellers enjoy fun activities like ice skating and rollerskating. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Petaling Jaya has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Bandar Utama Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • KidZania (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Saujana Golf and Country Club (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Glenmarie Golf and Country Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Petaling Jaya

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

  • Batu Caves (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Lake Gardens (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Kelana Jaya Lake Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Taman Aman (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Sunway Serene Lake (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Kota Damansara Community Forest Reserve (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Petaling Jaya

Fly into Subang (SZB-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah), the closest airport, located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.), which is 26 mi (41.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Kuala Lumpur Kelana Jaya Station, Kuala Lumpur Taman Bahagia Station and MRT Bandar Utama SBK09 are the main stations in the city. You can get around Petaling Jaya by catching a ride on the metro at Kelana Jaya Station, Taman Bahagia Station or Kuala Lumpur Taman Paramount Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Petaling Jaya?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,778 holiday lettings around Petaling Jaya. From 1,539 flats & apartments to 113 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Petaling Jaya?

Roll out of bed and stroll to those must-see attractions. Or simply experience the thrilling pace of the city! Spend your next trip living like a local in the middle of the action, with a city centre holiday rental. HomeAway has 557 city centre rental properties available. Alternatively, you might be interested in trying a different vibe. HomeAway has oodles of rental properties to choose from, including:

  • 50 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 15 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 12 golf-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Petaling Jaya?

There's no need to go without the conveniences of home just because you're going on holiday. Sit back and relax in your very own apartment and experience the area like a local. HomeAway has 1,846 for you to choose from here. How does £12 per night sound? That's what you're looking at spending if you don't put it off for too long! Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Condo: 223 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £20 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 136 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £16 per night.
  • House: 108 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.

Can I stay in Petaling Jaya in a large group?

Holidays spent with your loved ones can be heaps of fun, especially when you're under the same roof in a fantastic new place! If you're travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help out. Why not take a look at the 191 apartment holiday rentals available here? They're the top option for big groups of travellers. The rental property options that are suitable for large groups here include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 237 properties appropriate for that size. Spend a night from just £15.
  • Need a place for 5 guests? We have 165 that will be perfect. You can get one for as low as £19 per night.
  • On a trip away with 9 guests? We have 156 accommodation for rent that match your requirements. Prices start from £31 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring along your mom, your grandma and all your buddies to Petaling Jaya.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Petaling Jaya?

HomeAway has loads of terrific economical possibilities. Treat your gang to a fancy night out on the town or extend your stay with all the dollars you have left over. Picking up a holiday rental in Chinatown Kuala Lumpur is a good way to avoid breaking the bank. We have 322 options and the average cost is £48 per night.

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