Up Your Chemistry: 9 Thrilling Date Ideas Around KL That Aren’t A Dinner Or A Movie

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As portrayed in nearly all romcoms, movie nights and fancy dinners scream romance and make for a nice, cozy time. But what happens when you’re looking for something new? Something unique?

Are you starting to feel guilty for not suggesting a fresh idea for a date after coming across all the lovey-dovey couples on Pinterest and Instagram?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you. Take your pick from our list of hot dating areas in the city that are guaranteed to woo your sweetheart…

1. Spoil your hyperactive inner child at EnerG X Park, Mytown Cheras

@ainaadelrey take your girl/man to expose their fears 😛 #fypシ #fyp #foryoupage #dateideas #cheras #kl #selangor #couple ♬ Good Time – Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen

Energetic, adventurous, fun- if these three words describe your partner, it’s time to head to Cheras to channel all that pent-up zeal into the games and challenges at this aesthetically stunning indoor park.

Between cage ball, electric go-kart, trampoline wipeout and drift soccer, this place will leave you spoilt for choice and probably drained by the end of the day.

Not to mention, an afternoon packed with these engaging activities is sure to up your stamina 😉

EnerG X Park is a subsidiary of EnerZ Extreme Park, Asia’s Largest Indoor Extreme Park.

Price range: RM30- RM58

2. Stick your fingers in some holes with a pottery class

@yapzenx pottery was so much fun and such a cute date idea in kl 🐢 📍touch of clay #kldateideas #potteryclass #cutedateideas ♬ Good Looking – Sped Up – Suki Waterhouse

Alexa, play ‘Unchained Melody’.

If you’re familiar with the American romantic fantasy thriller film Ghost, then you’ve probably been waiting all your life to recreate that stylistic pottery scene.

The clip between Swayze and Moore is frequently cited as one of the sexiest and most sensual film moments of all time. Patrick Swayze spoke proudly of the pottery scene before his death from pancreatic cancer in 2009. Interested? Go ahead and book a class with A Touch Of Clay for a chance to grasp hands with your partner and let the spinning wheel transport you to a world where romance meets art, with your own personal touch.
Plus, you’ll get to bring your sculpture home for an everlasting memory of your amorous day out.
Price range: RM35- RM180

3. Stroll Around Pasar Seni

@mierafaera 6 aktiviti paling TOP di Pasar Seni, Kuala Lumpur.All these places are within walking distance from lrt pasar seni💙🚄. #fyp #pasarseni #dateideas #kl ♬ original sound – bb

Pasar Seni has recently regained popularity among youngsters as a cool hangout spot- chill and serene yet exciting, this is the go-to place for couples who like it slow, with a captivating view ahead.

All you have to do is take an LRT to station Pasar Seni and you and your sweetheart are ready to embark on a day of unique fun, with no time limit and without breaking the bank (unless, of course, you choose to treat one another to the super cool items sold at the stalls by creative locals).

Some netizens suggest going in without a plan or idea of what lies ahead, making for a spontaneous trip into the literal art market, full of surprises, with lots to uncover.

4. Snap cute pics at Photopia, Mont Kiara

@nanalee2908 📍Photopia, Self- Photo Studio KL ✨date idea✨ #foryoupage #fyp #couple #photopia ♬ original sound – frankiesaudios

Love taking cute couple pics to sweeten your Instagram feed? Give your third-wheeling friends a break and do it yourselves at Photopia KL.

This self-photo studio offers Korean-style photoshoots with coloured and black & white booths, and multiple different backgrounds to choose from.

You’ll also get to pick your own props and costumes which include Squid Game-themed attire, fashion glasses, animal headbands and more.

It’s the perfect way to say saranghae to your bae.

Digital copies will be sent to your email within 1-3 days.

Price range: RM60- RM150

5. Buff the edges away with a mani-pedi sesh

@aldotjpeg Love yourself! Treat yourself! First time seumur hidup Al pergi buat mani pedi 🤣💅 Range harga utk 2 org around 200-300 depends on package apa. #nailedit #dateidea #treatyourself #treatyourselflikesomeoneyoulove #spa #holiday #sapotlokal #supportlocalbusiness #malaysia #klfoodie #kl #manicure ♬ Monkeys Spinning Monkeys – Kevin MacLeod & Kevin The Monkey

Get your cute-icles trimmed together at Nailed It Malaysia, because what’s better than a day of self love and pampering alongside your beloved?

Plus, it’s your chance to put a freshly manicured middle finger up and say screw you to gender norms.

They also have halal mani pedis for as low as RM45 each!Price range: Varies depending on design.

6. Visit the KL Tower Mini Zoo

@sittyatikah A trip to KL Tower Mini Zoo with my boo 🤍 #fyp #foryou #foryoupage #dateideas #klmalaysia ♬ Yours (feat. LeeHi, CHANGMO) – Raiden & CHANYEOL

Tap into your zoophilic sides and explore the KL Tower Mini Zoo, situated in the centre of Kuala Lumpur, where you can interact with various species of animals for an enjoyable and entertaining experience with your boo.

See over 60 bird and amphibian species close up, meet exotic animals such as lemurs and falabellas, and wrap up your day by climbing to the top of KL Tower and admiring the cityscape view- perfect for photo ops.

Price range: RM27- RM33

7. Get messy at the Splatter Art Factory

@meersbdrna Sunday activity with my partner &lt3 🎨#firsttimepegangcanvas #dateideakl #art #splatter ♬ Polaroid Love – ENHYPEN

Art and romance go hand in hand; so how about a messy, expressive artistic bonding session?

The Splatter Art Factory located in Subang and owned by two sisters has been deemed a hidden treasure of an experience!

The studio is situated in an industrial factory area; simply look for the cutesy splatter art sign to find it.

Customers are equipped with a water pistol, balloon paint popping (goggles included), syringe, stamping, and so on.

They’re also given a printed copy of their picture to take home on top of their own paintings!

Get your price quotation on the Splatter Art Factory website.

8. Go on a narrated treasure hunt with Letslokal

@sarahanes_luke You wanna explore KL heritage area but dont know what & where? Try this new fun date idea – treasure hunt! Check out ig @letslokal. It’s FREE #fyp #KL ♬ Peaches – Justin Bieber

Here’s one for the indecisive couples- the Letslokal app curates quests with different storylines to experience the city.

These quests are usually scavenger hunts where you’ll be led to explore the city following clues, riddles and puzzles. At each task, you will lose or gain points, and your final score will be based on your performance and time. Your results will be displayed on the ranking board, solid motivation for a friendly competition!
Currently only paid quests are available; visit the website for price quotations.

9. Take a dip at the KL Skyline pool

@vaineelpatoots Only RM10/pax to swim here with a beautiful view of the KL skyline 🥰 #fyp #kldateideas #tiktokmalaysia #tiktoksg ♬ The Good Part – AJR

You probably saw this one coming- the KL Skyline Hostel and Rooftop Infinity Sky Pool is a couple-favourite for those looking to venture into the city in style.

See the city in a new light as you perfect the backstroke together, facing the iconic Petronas Twin Towers.
Suria KLCC Shopping Centre and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur are also nearby if shopping is on the agenda.
Additionally, the hotel is located in Chowkit/Putra WTC, an area known for its fantastic variety restaurants such as Old Town White Coffee, Narenj Restaurant, and Medan Hang Tuah. Book a room today to enjoy a luxurious, boast-worthy stay.
Don’t forget to book your slots beforehand and follow the SOPs for a smooth-sailing romantic experience!
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