Selangor is a state on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Selangor is famous for its attractions, such as the majestic Batu Caves and the breathtaking Sky Mirror. Selangor is also a great place for fun family activities at the Sunway Lagoon theme park and the National Zoo of Malaysia.
If you are working in Selangor, we have compiled a helpful guide with recommendations for planning your holidays. That being said, try to book your flights and hotels early, as prices are generally lower, and there may be ongoing promotions or discounts for early birds. Here is a guide of Selangor’s Public Holidays in 2023 to help you plan ahead.
Selangor Public Holiday 2023
Here is a summary of the upcoming Selangor public holidays in 2023:
|1-2 Jan||Sun – Mon||New Year’s Day||https://www.myweekendplan.asia/best-new-year-wishes-and-greetings/|
|22-24 Jan||Sun – Tues||Chinese New Year||https://www.myweekendplan.asia/best-chinese-new-year-wishes-and-greetings/|
|22-24 Apr||Sat – Mon||Hari Raya Aidilfitri|
|1 May||Mon||Labour Day|
|12-13 Nov||Sun – Mon||Deepavali||https://www.myweekendplan.asia/50-best-deepavali-wishes-and-greetings/|
|11 Dec||Mon||Sultan of Selangor’s Birthday|
Planning Your Long Holidays For 2023:
1. Chinese New Year (January)
- 22/1/2023 – 24/1/2023; Sunday – Tuesday; 4 days (including Saturday)
If you wish to do something different this Chinese New Year, consider spending your holiday at these 10 best relaxing staycations in Kuala Lumpur. Staycationing at the Ruma Hotel and Residences will see you pampered with their all-day refreshments, unique local flavours, afternoon tea, and classic cocktails from all over the globe. If you don’t mind going for a road trip to Ipoh for some sightseeing, do check out these 17 must-visit places in Ipoh. You will have a wonderful time at the Lost World of Tambun, D.R. Seenivasagam Park, and the Qing Xin Ling Leisure & Cultural Village.
2. Hari Raya Aidilfitri (April)
- 22/4/2023 – 24/4/2023; Saturday – Monday; 3 days
With the Hari Raya Aidilfitri holidays spanning three days, you would have time for a staycation at Pulau Tioman. Many exciting adventures and activities await you on this beautiful island, such as surfing at Juara Beach or hiking up Asah Waterfall. If island hopping is not your cup of tea, you can consider a staycation at one of these 9 best boutique hotels in Ipoh instead.
3. Sultan of Selangor’s Birthday (December)
- 11/12/2023; Monday; 3 days (including Weekends)
The Sultan of Selangor’s Birthday falls on a Monday, meaning you would have three days of rest. Consider using your annual leave by taking extra days off on Thursday and Friday, and you will have five days for a good vacation. If you are looking for a quiet place where you can escape the everyday stresses of life and surround yourself with the best mother nature can offer, check out these 8 best staycations in Janda Baik and these 8 best things to do in Janda Baik.
4. Christmas (December)
- 25/12/2023; Monday; 3 days (including Weekends)
What would be better than celebrating your three-day Christmas holiday than relaxing by the Lakehouse’s fireplace with a hot cup of coffee in the cold weather of Cameron Highlands? The Smokehouse Hotel at Cameron Highlands welcomes its guests with warm and cosy surroundings surrounded by beautiful greenery and flora. Here, you can also enjoy homemade British cuisines such as delicious roasts, melt-in-your-mouth puddings, and tasty desserts. Cameron Highlands will make your Christmas more meaningful, and 2023 could just be your best Christmas.
5. Long Weekends
- 1/1/2023 – 2/1/2023; Sunday – Monday; 3 days (including Saturday)
- 1/5/2023; Monday; 3 days (including Weekends)
- 12/11/2023 – 13/11/2023; Sunday – Monday; 3 days (including Saturday)
Long weekends are always a blessing for those with hectic work lives. Taking breaks by going on a vacation or even a short getaway is crucial in recovering from burnout and stress. As a result, taking time off will help you improve your work performance in the long run.
For November and January, you can check out these 8 best boutique hotel staycations in Langkawi Island and these 8 best things to do in Langkawi. As the winds in Langkawi would start picking up in May, consider taking a few extra days of leave and enjoy an extended staycation in Sandakan or Miri instead.
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