Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Johor Bahru

Enjoy the temples and other features of Johor Bahru. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, zoo and theme park. Singapore Turf Club and National Orchid Garden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Johor Bahru

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Johor Bahru a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Singapore Turf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Universal Studios Singapore® (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Singapore Zoo (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Singapore Flyer (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Johor Golf and Country Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Austin Hills Country Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Johor Bahru

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Johor Bahru. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Orchid Garden (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Bukit Timah Nature Reserve (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Gardens by the Bay (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Danga Bay (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Taman Merdeka (4 mi / 6.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Johor Bahru

Fly into Johor Bahru (JHB-Senai Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Singapore (SIN-Changi), which is 23.4 mi (37.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is JB Sentral.

Where to stay around Johor Bahru?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 219 vacation rentals near Johor Bahru. From 48 Houses to 154 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 Johor Bahru for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Johor Bahru?

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 Johor Bahru:

  • Bandar Johor Bahru: 203 vacation rentals
  • Geylang: 225 vacation rentals
  • Orchard: 262 vacation rentals
  • Little India: 115 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 250 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 Johor Bahru?

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

  • KSL City Mall: 219 vacation rentals
  • Sunway College Johor Bahru: 218 vacation rentals
  • Johor Bahru Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine Complex: 219 vacation rentals
  • Johor Bahru City Square: 219 vacation rentals
  • Masjid Negeri Sultan Abu Bakar: 219 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Johor Bahru 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 Johor Bahru?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 48 Houses in Johor Bahru. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Johor Bahru include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 154 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Studios: 129 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Johor Bahru?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 127 vacation rentals with pool available in Johor Bahru. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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