Pin­na­cle liv­ing in Kuala Lumpur

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In Malaysia’s cap­i­tal, you can have it all

There is a new trend in Malaysia’s cap­i­tal to take ev­ery­thing to the ex­treme––views, pam­per­ing, so­phis­ti­ca­tion and even the idea of home. With so many open­ings around town, we’ve got you cov­ered with the lat­est jaw-drop­pers as well as up-and-com­ers you’ll want to book now for year-end open­ings.

Priv­i­lege meets pin­na­cle liv­ing in Kuala Lumpur at the cross­roads where haute cui­sine and haute cou­ture meet old world charm and ur­ban so­phis­ti­ca­tion. Yes, you can have it all at Four Sea­sons Ho­tel Kuala Lumpur by in­dulging in five-star din­ing, with stun­ning views of the sky­line’s ar­chi­tec­tural won­ders.

A 65-floor el­e­gant tower stretches to the sky with ceil­ing-to-floor win­dows fram­ing breath­tak­ing views of KLCC park and foun­tains from the Club Premier Parkview Room. In­dulge in stylish Chi­nese cui­sine at Yun House and be­gin the evening with lo­cally-sourced in­gre­di­ents by en­joy­ing cock­tails at Bar Trig­ona served up with stun­ning city vis­tas. foursea­sons.com/kualalumpur

Dis­cover an­other view of the city at Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

which over­looks the Petronas Twin Tow­ers and Kuala Lumpur Me­nara in the heart of the Golden Tri­an­gle. This lux­u­ri­ous sanc­tu­ary, named af­ter the sa­cred tree, just opened with 55 glo­ri­ously so­phis­ti­cated suites and rooms giv­ing guests stun­ning views of the city. En­joy the sights at Ver­tigo, the rooftop bar, and Hori­zon Grill. Af­ter a day of tour­ing, in­dulge in a bit of Malaysian bliss at the Banyan Tree Spa. banyantree.com/en/malaysia/ kuala-lumpur

Slated to open in late sum­mer or early fall, W Kuala Lumpur is look­ing to boost your lust for life with a dis­rup­tive slice of heaven ready to blow up In­sta­gram feeds. The rene­gade vibe of this iconic brand’s first foray into Malaysia fo­cuses on play­ing hard. 150 trendy guest rooms will re­flect mod­ern in­te­ri­ors with state-of-the-art en­ter­tain­ment sys­tems. Be your own mixol­o­gist at the Wet® Deck with tempt­ing con­coc­tions trav­el­ling com­pan­ions will love. 18 op­u­lent WOW suites won’t just wow your friends but might be what you de­serve, com­plete with sleep essen­tials and bath ameni­ties.

End the day at YEN Chi­nese Restau­rant fea­tur­ing mod­ern twists on tra­di­tional favourites or en­joy FLOCK, an en­er­getic hub of all-day din­ing, fea­tur­ing im­pres­sive kitchen per­for­mances.

When it’s time to take it down a notch and seek refuge from the city, re­treat to Ruma’s sleek, dis­tinctly Malaysian con­tem­po­rary in­te­ri­ors; so el­e­gant in their sim­plic­ity and de­sign that you can’t help but leave your cares be­hind. Open­ing late 2018 in the heart of the KLCC, the Pav­il­lion and the Suria KLCC are both a mere ten-minute stroll away. Ruma re­flects a colo­nial feel with a twist of­fer­ing bed­rooms that open into the bath­rooms, flood­ing spa­ces with nat­u­ral light while creat­ing spa­cious, in­ti­mate en­vi­ron­ments. Hand-picked one-of-a-kind de­sign el­e­ments add to the con­tem­po­rary take on the cul­ture of Malaysia. The forty-storey ho­tel will house 199 ser­viced res­i­dences and 253 ho­tel suites.

Clock­wise from top left, Bar Trig­ona Mixol­o­gist cre­ates tempt­ing con­coc­tions at Four Sea­sons KL; Sig­na­ture Sky Re­treat Room with Me­nara view, Banyan Tree KL; Stun­ning views from the pool at the of Banyan Tree KL, a lux­u­ri­ous sanc­tu­ary; el­e­gant Yen...

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