Wander logo

How to Experience Petaling Jaya in a Weekend

by Pushpitha Wijesinghe 11 months ago in asia

Travel Malaysia

How to Experience Petaling Jaya in a Weekend
Photo by Alfred on Unsplash

Malaysia has long been a magnet for the traveller looking to experience the best of modernity and natural splendour. With the capital city of Kuala Lumpur boasting many amenities, its lesser know sister city of Petaling Jaya boasts a stunning coastline as well as plenty of recreation opportunities. It is the perfect destination for lovers of the natural world and is a must-visit on your next travel itinerary!

What is the weather like in Petaling Jaya?

If you are planning a trip to this part of Malaysia is would be a great asset to understand how the weather is going to be like during your visit before jumping in!

Then you are hoping to experience an idyllic beach vacation then it is recommended to visit during the months of March, April and May. If you are planning on visiting past this time frame then be prepared to spend a few days under grey skies and generally gloomy weather.

For those who hit the sweet spot, pack up your swimwear and summer dresses, as the stunning coastline and the coconut trees lining the roads await. There is no better way to spend a few days in Petaling Jaya than by experiencing first hand the sun on your skin as you wade into the azure ocean to beat the heat. If you are travelling with kids then it is particularly important to ensure that you catch the good weather as the days become quite long when you are trying to muster rowdy children inside a hotel room.

If you do want a little bit of a milder climate to aim to be in the region during the winter season for temperatures between 20-23 degrees Celsius, which is ideal tropical weather.

Do not miss out on the Malaysian Twin Towers

What was once considered to be the worlds tallest building, the Petronas Twin Towers is now considered to be the largest twin towers in the world. Standing at 452 metres tall, this architectural marvel is inspired by the cultural significance of the Islamic religion in the region and pays a very fitting homage to this fact in a very elegant manner.

Housing top attractions such as the Science Museum, Petroleum Museum as well as the Petronas Concert Hall make this building a vital part of tourism and local life in this region as well. The thrilling views from the decked sky bridge connecting the two towers make it a popular destination for couples and capture the imagination of travellers locally and internationally.

Take a dip!

There is no better way to cap off a tiring day out in the sun than by taking a ride down a massive waterslide! The Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is the perfect place for both kids and adults alike. Enjoy the ride as you get to experience the Nickelodeon Park and the Scream Park, the sounds of the water splashing and the bright sun overhead. Many serviced apartments in Petaling Jaya Malaysia such as the Somerset Damansara Uptown Petaling Jaya is located within proximity to the waterpark as well, so makes for an ideal recreational activity during your visits!

Walkthrough Putrajaya

This city in Malaysia boasts some of the most stunning architectural landmarks in the nation. With an amazing array of parks, this destination is the ideal location for a romantic day trip. Enjoy a long cruise tour and visit key landmarks such as the Putra Mosque, the Prime Ministers Office and the Putra Bridge.

Additionally, you can enjoy the delectable array of dishes when embarking on a food tour through the Putrajaya Farmers Market.


Pushpitha Wijesinghe

Read next: Enjoy the Best of Australian Wilderness

Find us on social media

Miscellaneous links

  • Explore
  • Contact
  • Privacy Policy
  • Terms of Use
  • Support

© 2022 Creatd, Inc. All Rights Reserved.