Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Shah Alam

The lake, rainforest and gardens display a scene truly unique to Shah Alam. This city's golfing, theme park and biking draw many visitors. Shah Alam Blue Mosque and Malaysian Houses of Parliament are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Shah Alam

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Shah Alam a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Wet World Shah Alam (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • I-City (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Glenmarie Golf and Country Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Saujana Golf and Country Club (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Sunway Lagoon Theme Park (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shah Alam

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Shah Alam is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Batu Caves (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Lake Gardens (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Shah Alam Lake Garden (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Taman Lake Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Kelana Jaya Lake Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Shah Alam

Fly into Subang (SZB-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah), the closest airport, located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Kuala Lumpur (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.), which is 25.9 mi (41.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Kuala Lumpur Shah Alam KTM Komuter Station, Kuala Lumpur Batu Tiga KTM Komuter Station and Kuala Lumpur Padang Jawa KTM Komuter Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Shah Alam?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,104 vacation rentals near Shah Alam. From 75 Houses to 942 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shah Alam for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Shah Alam?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Shah Alam:

  • Kuala Lumpur City Centre: 417 vacation rentals
  • Chow Kit: 242 vacation rentals
  • Pudu: 258 vacation rentals
  • Bukit Bintang: 590 vacation rentals
  • Damansara Perdana: 41 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Shah Alam?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Shah Alam. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • i-City: 1,296 vacation rentals
  • Shah Alam Stadium: 1,356 vacation rentals
  • Glenmarie Golf and Country Club: 1,361 vacation rentals
  • Kelab Golf Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah: 1,354 vacation rentals
  • Kuala Lumpur Padang Jawa KTM Komuter Station: 1,329 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shah Alam listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Shah Alam?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 75 Houses in Shah Alam. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shah Alam include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 942 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shah Alam?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 820 vacation rentals with pool available in Shah Alam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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