The Best Guide to Valentine's Day Date Ideas in Malaysia 
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! A month of love where couples anticipate spending the special day together; taking time to make the day a memorable occasion for each year.
As we get busier, it is important to always make time for your loved ones because it shows that you care. It is also always nice to know that you are prioritized. Over time, things may get routinised in a relationship and we are here to help you spice things up a little this Valentine’s Day!
Be it spending this special day with your other half, someone that you like, your parents and family or even with your best friend, here are some fun date ideas for Valentine’s Day in Malaysia.
1) Valentine’s Day in the Sky: Genting Skyworlds
Genting Skyworlds Theme Park is the perfect place to head up for a romantic & exciting Valentine’s Day trip in the sky!
With 9 uniquely themed worlds and more than 20 different rides to explore, it’s sure to be a jam-packed Valentine’s. Check out their official trailer on what to expect here!
After a day of adventurous thrill-seeking in the outdoor Skyworld, you can always head over to the malls for a break – Genting Highlands Premium Outlet & Sky Avenue, which also serve as the two main stations for the new Awana Skyway Cable Car.
It’s such a fun place for you and your partner to explore, and it gets really romantic when night falls. Plus, with the scorching hot weather, the cool breezy air up in Genting Highlands is the best.
Photo by Resorts World Genting
There’s so much more to do in Genting Highlands now (as if there wasn’t always alot to do)! Do your Valentine’s Day shopping with brands such as Charles & Keith, Coach, Kate Spade, Furla, Tumi and more. A perfect place to let your loved one choose his or her own Valentine’s gift, and a perfect change of environment and temperature. Plus, enjoy more discounts at the Genting Highlands Premium Outlet.Check out the directories:
Have a romantic Valentine’s meal on the veranda with a view, while keeping yourselves warm with Beauty In The Pot.
If you do not know about it already, they’re the famous steamboat place in Singapore that serves up Beauty Collagen Broths that are not only tasty but are supposed to be good for your skin too!
Do take note of the waiting time as it can go up to 2 hours long during peak hours. Be sure to give them a heads up by call or be there early to get yourselves a table, it's Valentine's Day after all!
Price range: RM$$$
For more information about Beauty In The Pot, click here.
For a similar experience, you may opt for the Highline Rooftop Market! It’s a lively street filled with bars and restaurants serving food ranging from customizable sandwiches, burgers, pizzas and instant cooked seafood!
From time to time, you can even enjoy live performances hosted at the bars. Alcoholic drinks are available for purchase. For a nice view, opt for tables at the veranda to spice up your experience this Valentine’s Day.
Price range: $$-$$$
For more information about Highline Rooftop Market, click here.
Other food choices are available too such as BBQ Plaza, Wolfgang Steakhouse, Palsaik Korean BBQ, Din Tai Fung and so much more; and of course, not forgetting the infamous Burger & Lobster for a hearty seafood experience! Also, do check out the very first Five Guys store in Malaysia.
Famous for their burgers and milkshakes originating from Washington, DC, the Five Guys opened its first and only store (so far) at Sky Avenue just recently. They are famous for their burgers and milkshakes that come with thousands of topping combinations.But what is more special, is how they uphold preparing the freshest beef burger patties where they have no freezer at any of their joints. It is said that the crew prepares fresh meat patties every morning.
Along with that, they also have hand-cut fries fried with 100% peanut oil to get the perfect crisp! They are also very generous with their portions, however, they also have the prices to match. So be careful!
A Thrilling Cable Car Experience
Photo by Says
The Awana Skyway Cable Car brings you to and fro Genting Highlands Premium Outlet and Sky Avenue, with a mid-point stop at Chin Swee Temple. It is very much smoother now as compared to the old cable car – no more tremendous shakes and vibrations when going through the supporting towers!
You can make your cable car ride experience even better this Valentine’s Day by opting for the glass-floored gondola instead of the normal gondola! With it, you can see an almost 360 view of the scenery and it will definitely make your knees weak and your hearts skip a beat. The perfect opportunity for cuddling *wink*
The ticket price for the glass-floored gondola is more expensive than the regular gondolas, but it would definitely make your Valentine’s Day an unforgettable one!
Normal Gondola – RM10/way
Glass Floored Gondola – RM21/way
For more information about Awana Skyway Cable Car, click here.
Attractions, Rides and Games!
Opened in December 2018, Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park offers rides suitable for families, kids and thrill-seekers. If you and your partner both love theme parks but aren’t a big fan of the cold, here’s the perfect place to be!
It is located inside Sky Avenue by the main concourse with a giant Ferris wheel by the entrance that you can’t miss. The Day-passes cost RM75 per ticket, but they also have pay-per-ride tickets available if you just want to try out a specific ride or two. Virtual Reality (VR) experiences and arcades are also available, and the entrance fees are to be bought separately from the rides.
Tip: Do it the classic way and win plushies for your loved one at the arcade with games such as ball and hoop toss, and more! Nothing says Valentine’s Day more than giving your victory prize to your loved one.
For more information and updates on Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park, you may click here.
Another attraction not to be missed is the SkySymphony that showcases “an extraordinary orchestra of audio, visual and motion graphics programming”. All you have to do is go to Level 1 of Sky Avenue where the main concourse is at and look up! The best part about this attraction is that it’s free! Be amazed and share this experience with your loved ones in your arms.
For more information and the schedule of this attraction, you may click here.
End your Valentine’s Day in Genting Highlands with a cold night stroll around the outdoors area between Genting Grand Hotel and Maxims Hotel. Grab yourselves a hot chocolate from Starbucks Coffee nearby and find a nice spot by the fountain or seats along the huge TV. Take this time to talk and listen to your loved ones while enjoying the cold air with each other’s company.
2) Wine & Dine with A View
Photo by Robert M
Witness amazing sunsets and night view of the Kuala Lumpur city skyline with these roof top restaurants and bar! Nothing sparks more romance than a date night in KL with twinkling city lights in the background.
Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, you’ll be guaranteed a front-row seat view of the iconic twin towers over dinner and drinks. The restaurant is open from 6.00 pm – 12.00 a.m. The restaurant serves Latin American cuisine and their signature dishes include a wide selection of ceviche as well as ribs.
Fuego is located on level 23A of Troika, and it’s an open-air space with designated floor fans for each table. So, do remember to dress nice but comfortable. If you wish to sneak in a surprise at the end of your dinner, have your surprise coordinated with the staff. As the place can be fully booked, don’t forget to make your reservation ahead!
Address: Level 23A Tower B, The Troika, 19, Persiaran KLCC, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: RM$$$
For more information: Fuego
Photo by Envi Skydining
Envi Skydining located at Menara TA One right opposite KLCC offers a range of local cuisine plus a fine-dining experience. Paired with the amazing view of the Petronas Twin Towers up-close, the price of dining is still surprisingly reasonable.
Apart from indoor dining, they also offer outdoor dining on the terrace, as well as a separate bar section. They offer local cuisines such as noodles and rice, as well as western meals such as pizza, pasta, burgers and so on. There is surely a meal that fits anyone. If you head on to Klook, you can even get vouchers for a 5-course meal.
Be sure to check out their main attraction - the heart-shaped instagrammable window display as shown in the photo above. Don’t forget to give them a call for your Valentines reservation.
Photo by Malaysian Flavours
If you are into Japanese-Peruvian cuisines, head over to Nobu Kuala Lumpur. Nobu is a Michelin-starred New york founded restaurant specialising in the world of sushi, sashimi, and tempura.
Nobu Kuala Lumpur was the first branch in Southeast Asia with a 360-degree view of the KL city skyline with its floor to ceiling window at Menara 3 Petronas. However, they've since moved into a lifestyle social hub located at Four Seasons Place Kuala Lumpur.
Even without the full view of the KL city skyline, you’ll still be greeted by a lovely view of the KLCC Park with the iconic water fountain that lights up at night to accompany you as you indulge in Nobu’s signature dishes.
There is also an island kitchen now which allows guests to be in awe of the craftsmanship and skills of Nobu Kuala Lumpur chefs as they prepare their array of dishes. Do check out Nobu Kuala Lumpur and as we mentioned before... Always... Always... Always make a reservation!
Address: L4A-05, Level 4A Shoppes at Four Seasons Place Kuala Lumpur No, 145, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Price range: RM$$ - RM$$$
For more information: Nobu Restaurant Kuala Lumpur
3) Insta-worthy Cafe & Restaurant Date Ideas
Is your partner an Instagrammer? Someone who likes to visit Instagram-mable photo spots for nice aesthetics? Bring him or her to these highly rated cafes for your Valentine’s Day date and be guaranteed for Insta-worthy photos in every single shot! What better way to remember your Valentine’s Day this year than capturing them.
Looking for the perfect spot for a romantic Valentine's Day date? Look no further than the Orchid Conservatory! This botanical wonder is unlike anything else, with its hanging garden and stunning orchidscape all housed within a glass atrium.
It's the perfect setting for a cozy and memorable meal (or high tea!). As the seasons change, so do the variety of orchids on display, making every visit feel like a new adventure. Imagine dining surrounded by thousands of large-petaled blooms with your loved one. Talk about a memory to keep.
Address: The Majestic Hotel, 5, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Perdana Botanical Gardens, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: RM$$ - RM$$$
For more information: The Orchid Conservatory
Photo by Daily Sparks
Ditch the fancy dinner plans and do Valentine's Day your way with a good old-fashioned picnic! Pack a basket with all your favourite munchies, drinks, and treats, grab a blanket, and find a scenic spot to enjoy each other's company.
Whether it's at a park, beach, or even your own backyard, the possibilities for the perfect picnic location are endless! And the best part? You can customize the day to fit your interests and tastes.
Want to play games? Go for it. Romantic candlelit dinner? Sure thing. Sipping on some vino for a relaxing afternoon? Why not! A picnic is the ultimate way to make Valentine's Day truly your own.
Need help setting this up? Check out @daily___sparks - they’ve got a whole rental plan set-up (they’re extremely aesthetic wink).
Address: Anywhere! We recommend a couple of places:
Perdana Botanical Garden: Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Desa Park City: No 5, Persiaran Residen, Desa ParkCity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur
Kanching Rainforest Waterfall: Kilometer 17, Jalan Rawang, Templer Baiduri, Rawang, 48000 Selangor
Price Range: RM$ - RM$$$
For more information: Daily Sparks
Photo by Firstclasse
Located inside of Damansara City Mall, Birch is one of the highly recommended cafes around Kuala Lumpur. Decorated with greens on the ceiling, marble top tables, and a rustic looking bar, you’ll be brought to believe that you’re dining in a garden, only better with air conditioning. Do arrive early to secure a table before they close for tea. Perfect place for a Valentine’s Day brunch!
Photo tip: Snap a photo of your partner with food laid across the marble table; or lean against the high bar stools for an elongated and slimmer angle; or simply head outside along their glass window for an outdoor look.
Address: Ground Floor Jalan Damanlela Lot G10/11 Damansara City Mall, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: RM$$ - RM$$$
For more information: Birch
Photo by The Yum List
For an amazing western dinner with a mix of Japanese, you can try heading to Cafe-Bistrot David. They have a compilation menu of over 30 years of self-learned and improved menus by the chefs. As well as new menu debuts from time to time.
Some of their famous dishes are the CBD Wagyu Burger, Truffle Fries with grated black truffle, and Wagyu Beef Cheek Bourguignon. They offer a wide option of seafood, pasta, noodles, mains, desserts and even red wines for you to indulge. They have lunch and dinner timings, so feel free to make your necessary reservations.
If your girl loves flowers, give her the full floral experience on top of the you got her. This floral-themed cafe is also suitable if you are looking for a place that offers a range of breakfast, brunch, desserts and even tea parties.
Even the menus are cutely themed with little flowers. This place is also nice to have a little afternoon or evening tea if you want to celebrate your day with the girls.
4) Workshop Date Ideas
What’s better than spending time together? Getting productive and learning a new skill together, of course. If you’re looking for something out of ordinary to do for your Valentine’s Day date this year, we have got you covered.
Photo by Tuft O’clock
Why settle for a typical Valentine's Day date when you can get creative and try something new? Enter tufting - the perfect activity to bond over while creating unique and cozy items.
Tufting involves using a needle and thread to add texture and style to a base fabric. The result? Warm, snuggly creations like mittens and rugs. With the rise of social media influencers, tufting has become a hot new hobby.
So, forget the overpriced dinners and make some memories this Valentine's Day by trying your hand at tufting. Who knows, you both might discover a hidden talent and have fun creating practical items for your home. It's a win-win situation!
Check out @tuftoclock for a good time that lets you and your loved one be creative and create your own tufting works. We encourage you two lovebirds to make something to commemorate the occasion!
Address: 1-13-13A, Plaza Bukit Jalil Sovo, No.1 Jalan Persiaran Jalil 1, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur 57000
Price range: $$-$$$
For More Information: Tuft O’clock
Pronounced as ‘A-space-to‘, not ‘as-pah-see-toh’ - it is well known for having weekly creative workshops of all kinds. They also have a pre-packed DIY Home Kit that you can do at home! If you join the workshops, the best part is you get to bring back your hard work home.
Their monthly workshop schedules are usually updated one month ahead or a week ahead, so be sure to check back often on their monthly workshops. Each workshop has a limited student capacity, so don’t forget to book your session early! Some other creative workshops they offer are Rubber Stamp Workshop, Book Binding, Jesmonite Tray & Coaster Making, etc.
Address: 936-1, Jalan 17/38, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Price range: $$$
For More Information: A Space To_.
Another painting workshop you can check out for some art and bonding is well... Art & Bonding! Famous for their sip and paint workshops, as well as many other painting events, they were the first sip and paint studio in Malaysia.
If you check them out on their website, they offer everything from glow in the dark painting, date night painting, big canvas, small canvas, corporate group painting sessions, and many more. We love how you get to sip wine and paint amazing art together with your loved one, making it a wonderful memory!
You may even plan double or triple dates with your other couple friends as groups of 5 pax or more will get a discount and maybe even a bottle of wine to bring home! If you are not into drinking wine or is a Muslim, fret not, there will be orange juice served, a free flow of coffee and tea, as well as some light snacks to enjoy.
Address: 22-3, Jalan 25/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Right above Starbucks 3F)
Price range: $$$
More info: Art & Bonding
Pottery workshops have been a trend since last year. Despite the pandemic, many have shown interest in the art of using clay to create amazing and useful art pieces. While you might not get to reenact the clay scene from the movie Ghost, you can still enjoy a bonding session over creating your own pottery.
Clay Expression has classes from introductory courses to advanced classes, as well as workshops. Founded by Cindy Koh, Clay Expression has trained instructors to help guide you in the process of pottery making as you learn the different techniques.
Address: 757, 5 Block C, Jalan Subang 3, 47610 Subang Jaya, Selangor D.E. Malaysia
Price Range: $$$
For more information: Clay Expression
5) Massages / Spa Date Ideas
If your partner is always busy and stressed with work, the best Valentine’s gift for that would be a trip to the spa or a massage session for him / her. Better yet, get a couples session! That way, you both could still spend time together.
The Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur offers a wide range of therapeutic spa sessions, massages, and even grooming sessions from facials to manicures and pedicures. Whether you decide on an express session, half day, or even full day, they have a session to suit your needs.
BTW! Did you know that Mandarin Oriental also offers hair salon services? They have hairstylists who are able to cater to the most fashionable hairstyle trend for you or your loved one. So pamper them this Valentine’s Day! Check out their full brochure here.
However, if you’re looking for something more economical, do check out mobile apps such as Fave for some discounted prices or even buy 1 free 1 deals. With this, you’ll get both your Valentine’s Day date and gift all sorted!
Address: Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Price range: $$$-$$$$
For more information: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
Photo by The Star
Ditch the cliché romantic hotspots and head to Ilham Gallery for a quirky and memorable Valentine's Day date. Impress your significant other with your refined (rolls eyes) taste in art as you tour the exhibitions hand-in-hand. And if things get a little too heavy, the educational programs at the gallery offer a fun and lighthearted way to bond over new knowledge.
The best part? You can end your date with a dose of caffeine and some good-natured teasing about whose favourite artist is better (No, Leonardo Da Vinci is NOT a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle).
Address: Levels 3 and 5, Ilham Tower, 8, Lrg Binjai, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Price range: $ - $$
More info: Ilham Gallery
6) Fun Sports Date Ideas
Are you a sporty couple? After being cooped up at home for at least a year, it must have been boring being unable to enjoy sporty activities together. With the new roller skate rink and Go Kart course in 1 Utama shopping mall, you can now enjoy this fun activity with your loved one in one place.
Bouldering & Climbing @ Camp5
Photo by Camp5
Bouldering for Valentine's Day? Yes, please! Ditch the boring dinner and movie routine and spice things up with some wall climbing action. Scaling the heights with your significant other will be a real thrill! You'll encourage each other, share some laughs, and conquer challenging routes together!
Bouldering is a total brain and brawn workout that will leave you both feeling like champions. Love will be in the air, on the walls, and in your heart. So slip into those climbing shoes, grab your valentine and head to the nearest bouldering gym. And if you need to refuel after all that excitement, there's always room for a fancy dinner (wink wink).
Address: 5th Floor, 1Utama Shopping Mall, 1, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya
Price range: $$
More info: Camp5
Rollerwa first originated from Korea and has now expanded their 3rd rink to 1 Utama, KL. Especially if you or your partner is a Kpop fan, this place will bring you into your K-drama, K-pop world. Meanwhile, if you have been an avid roller skater, have fun shopping at their accessory store as well with many amazing looking roller skates. Roll your way to your lover's heart today!
Address: Level 1, 1UE 1Utama Shopping Mall (District K)
Price range: $$
More info: Rollerwakl
Vroom vroom together at the Morac Go Kart track. They officially opened their tracks earlier this year. Located next to 1 Utama Shopping Center, next to the open-air parking lot, it is the second go-kart track under Amprex Circuit Sdn Bhd currently in Malaysia, with the first being in Morac Adventure Park, Langkawi.
If you have a need for speed, hit your pedals here and enjoy a fun little race. If you are heading with a group of friends, you may even opt for 2 seater rides. They are open from 1 pm - 9 pm on weekdays and 10 am - 10 pm on weekends. A reminder to wear covered shoes! Any slippers, sandals, scarves, hoodies, and loose clothes are not allowed for safety reasons.
Address: Lot 60947, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, 1,Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama,47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
For more information: Morac 1 Utama
7) Spoil Her With Flowers, Chocolates & Trinkets
Valentine's Day wouldn’t be complete without a bouquet of flowers and maybe some chocolates to show your loved ones how much they are appreciated. Apart from the events you have prepared, save yourself the headache in trying to get these things, because BloomThis has it ready for you! Book these bundles from us before you go on your Valentine’s Day date. Let your loved one know that you’re thoughtful and watch him/her face brighten up when you hand the flowers to them!
Pick from everlasting roses such as Eternity Scarlet that can be treasured for years, or a bouquet of beautiful red roses, the Aphrodite Red Rose Flower Box to show your love. If you are interested in chocolates, do check out the Blake Flower & Ferrero Chocolate Gift Set.
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Price range: RM$$$
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