Break out of your usual routine and live life to the fullest by trying out these adrenaline pumping activities.

Indoor rock climbing

Camp5 Climbing Gym [EZ501, 5th Floor, 1 Utama, Petaling Jaya, 7726-0410]
Indoor rock climbing is a great way to exercise, get in shape and have fun while you’re at it, without having to brave the heat. The Camp5 Climbing Gym at 1 Utama Shopping Centre is perfect for first timers and professionals looking to stay sharp. Experience a state-of-the-art indoor climbing facility along with a 270 degree panoramic city view, a relaxing cafe, and a specialist climbing Proshop. All Camp5 climbing walls meets UIAA and EN Standards, so you can be sure to have a safe time.
Opening times: Mon-Fri, 2pm-11pm; Sat, Sun, public holidays, 10am-8pm
Website: www.camp5.com/
Nearest train: Kelana Jaya/ Taman Bahagia (LRT)

Orbing Ball

"First In Malaysia" GAC Adventure Consultant Sdn Bhd [46, Jalan 2/60A Taman Desa Segambut, 51200 Kuala Lumpur, 6257-0047 / 012 308 7205]
Fancy rolling down a hill inside a gigantic 3-meter inflatable ball? Fall head over heels with this extreme sport—literally over and over again! Choose from any one of these 3 orbing options— Orbing Downhill Dry Ride, Orbing Downhill Wet / Hydro Ride or the Orbing Hamster Roll. Locations to try out this unique experience include: Titiwangsa Lake, Kuala Lumpur, The Heritage Village, Seri Kembangan, The Cruise Tasik Putrajaya and The MAEPS (Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang). Do bear in mind that the minimum height for the Downhill Ride is 140cm and maximum weight is 160kg for 2 people in the Orb. Other than that, get ready to get rolling, rolling, rolling!
Opening times: Please call 6257-0047 / 012 308 7205 for more info
Website: www.firstinmalaysia.com.my
Nearest train: Segambut (KTM)

Paintball, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), Go Kart, Futsal and Golf Range @ Extreme Park

Extreme Park, Sunway Lagoon [Lot 988 & 1053, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, 5631-0426 / 012-338-7977]
Extreme Park @ Sunway Lagoon is the ultimate one-stop destination for adrenaline fans filled with a wide variety of extreme attractions. Everything from Malaysia's first and only Permanent Bungy Jump site, Asia’s Highest Slingshot Ride–the G-Force X, Malaysia’s Longest Flying Fox at 206 meters, Go-Kart, Archery, Paintball, Kayaking and Power Jump Bungee Trampoline and more all under the watchful eye of trained professionals.
Opening times: Please call 5631-0426 / 012-338-7977 for more info
Website: www.extremepark.com.my
Nearest train: Subang Jaya (KTM Komuter)

ATV Adventure Ride Park @ Kemensah Waterfall

ATV Fun Adventure Marketing [Approximately 4.6km from the Zoo Negara junction, 012 377 5005/019 340 7895]
The ATV Adventure Ride Park at Kemansah Waterfall offers both an exhilarating ride and also lets you enjoy the natural wonders around KL—such as the Sofea Jane Waterfall, Bukit Tabur, Sungai Liza, Dataran Mas, Bukit Lalang and lots more! There are a total of five packages available, ranging from RM50-RM300. Bookings need to be made at least one week in advance and you have to turn up at least half an hour before for the safety briefing and training. Once you’re done with the drill, you’re all set for the fun and bumpy ride.
Opening times: Monday to Sunday 9am to 6pm, closed from 11am to 3pm on Friday’s
Website: www.atvadventurepark.com/
Nearest train: Wangsa Maju (LRT)

SkyTrex Adventure

SkyTrex Adventure Park [Taman Pertanian Malaysia, Bukit Cahaya Seri Alam, 40000 Shah Alam, 013 276 9841]
Head up for a swinging good time in the trees with this ‘eco-recreational cum educational’ activity. Prepare yourself as you’re guided from tree to tree via a series of aerial obstacles…all while you are suspended between 3 and 22 meters in the air. This challenge will “test your agility, challenge your fear, walk, crawl, glide and swing through different challenges in the sky, in total safety while appreciating the wonders of the Malaysian Tropical Rain Forest.” What better way to experience nature with a healthy dose of excitement thrown in.
Opening times: Please call 013 276 9841 for more info
Website: www.skytrex-adventure.com
Nearest train: Shah Alam (KTM Komuter)

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Make sure you truly relax while on your holidays and treat yourself to some 'me time' with a spa break or beauty treatment at these pampering palaces.

Spa Village, Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur [The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur, 168, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur , 2782-9090 www.spavillage.com/kualalumpur/]
East meets West at Spa Village, at the Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur. While it might be located in the city, you still get a stylish spa escape. Look forward to a blissful blend of ancient and modern techniques combined with natural local ingredients. We highly recommend the Couples Spa Experience where you’ll get to unwind and de-stress together with your partner.
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Clarins Skin Spa [Suria KLCC, 401C, 4th Floor, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, 2382-6800. www.clarins.com.my]
Clarins Skin Spa is a great one stop shop covering everything from facials, scrubs and body massages to specific treatments for both men and mum’s to be. Using their 100% plants, 100% hands approach, natural products and techniques play an essential role in all the treatments on offer. Do consider their chill out massage a great way to recover from that long-haul flight.

Min & Shunji Matsuo Hair Studio [4, Jalan 24/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas 50480 Kuala Lumpur, 2300-3361/3362. http://www.shunjimatsuo.com.sg]
Experience the best of both Korean and Japanese hair styling techniques at Min & Shunji Matsuo Hair Studio. Hair maestro Min and his team of skilled stylists offer up hair styling, perming and colouring services that aims to match your personality, lifestyle needs and personal preferences. We love this hair studio (originally from Singapore) because it offers hair styling and hair care technology that are not accessible yet locally.

128 Faubourg, Salon by Sothys [1F-10, 1st Floor, Bangsar Village II No. 1, Jalan Telawi Satu, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, 2287-8128. www.128faubourg.com.my]
Borrowing its name from the legendary SOTHYS Institute in Paris, 128 Faubourg, Salon by Sothys is where you can indulge in over 20 different treatments. From mud wraps to eyelash perming and make-up services, it’s all about luxury and comfort at this salon. Do look out for their 128 Faubourg Special, where first-time customers are entitled to an exclusive first trial treatment promotion.

Fabulous Tan [Lot T-029, Third Floor, Mid Valley Megamall, 2287-7118. www.fabuloustan.com.my]
Who doesn’t love a little sun kissed glow? For a great pick-me-up and an instant tan, head over to Fabulous Tan at Mid Valley Megamall. There are two types of beds offered – Enjoymix for darker skin tones and Holiday 50 for fairer skin and first timers. Don’t miss out on their fab 1st Trial offer at only RM28 for all beds.

Honeypot Wax Boutique [S123, 2nd Floor, Bangsar Shopping Center, 285 Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, 2092-5598. http://honeypot.com.my/]
Get ready to show off your beautiful, smooth and silky skin with the help of Honeypot Wax Boutique. We can’t get enough of the girly colour theme—pink, pink and more pink. They offer a strawberry wax for general waxing and cherry for more sensitive areas. Just a whiff of the scented wax will put you at ease as the expert waxers make sure you’re ready for anything.

Glitters Nails & Waxing Salon [S229, 2nd Floor, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, 1 Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama City Centre, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, 7710-6813. www.glitters.com.my]
One of the few salons in town that gives you the chance to get manicures, pedicures and waxing services as well as eyelash treatments, brow and lip embroidery and threading services all in one spot. To make it even more convenient there are a few outlets located at premier malls around the city — 1 Utama, Bangsar Village II and The Gardens @ MidValley City.

bluunis [S116B, Second Floor, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, 1 Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama City Centre, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, 7727-0273. www.bluunis.com]
Make sure your eyebrows perfectly frame your face with a visit to try bluunis’ revolutionary Brownaissance Eyebrow Embroidery. They promise the needle technique creates beautiful and natural-looking brows in just 20 minutes. They also provide a range of face and skin care treatments as well as full body treatments.

Seventh Heaven [Level 7, Seventh Heaven, Pavillion Kuala Lumpur, 168 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, 2118-8833]
Pavilion KL might be famous as a top shopping, dining and entertainment spot, but Seventh Heaven means they also have all your spa and beauty needs covered as well. Located on its 7th floor, you’ll discover no less than ten spas and beauty centres all at this ONE destination. The perfect destination for some serious pampering here after a hard day hitting the shops.

Pamper Zone at Starhill Gallery [Starhill Gallery 181 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, 2782-3855. www.starhillgallery.com]
Spoil yourself silly at luxury mall Starhill Gallery’s Pamper Zone. The world's largest urban retreat it covers 50,000 sq ft and boasts 93 treatment rooms which means you can get some pure unadulterated pampering right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.
 

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