Cosmopolitan Kuala Lumpur

With luxe hotels, high-end and boutique shopping, and sumptuous dining options Kuala Lumpur (KL), Malaysia, is the perfect destination to visit for a sophisticated stop-over or glamorous getaway.

Travellers looking to indulge in some retail therapy will be spoilt for choice in Kuala Lumpur, with the famed Malaysia Year-End Sale taking place from 15 November until the end of the year. This nation-stopping shopping event sees department stores outdoing each other’s price cuts and offering shoppers great promotions, making this the ideal time to visit KL for a dose of retail therapy.

Kuala Lumpur offers the perfect mix of designer, high-end and budget shopping bargains, and includes famed shopping complexes Pavilion KL, Starhill Gallery, Lot 10, and Suria KLCC. These complexes are home to some of the world’s best brands like Prada, Chopard, Gucci, and Tiffany and Co.

After indulging in the retail therapy on offer, the recently opened Villa Samadhi is the perfect place to take refuge in this bustling city. Villa Samadhi offers a chic villa-in-a-room concept, and a trendy collection of contemporary Asian-inspired rooms. The 21 polished-concrete private rooms are fitted with refined salvaged-timber floors and interiors, and furnished with plush beds, over-sized plunge tubs and romantic balconies.

If you’re looking to make the most of Kuala Lumpur’s vibrant night life, you can take in a cocktail at the newly opened View Rooftop Bar. Offering panoramic views over Kuala Lumpur, View Rooftop Bar is equipped with a whisky bar, alfresco bar, and champagne room, and guests can sip cocktails from the bar’s award-winning mixologists, while taking in the view of the nearby glittering Petronas Twin Towers.

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