Tanjong Jara Resort

Summary

The Tanjong Jara Resort is a sister property to Pangkor Laut on the East Coast of Malaysia. The resort is styled using traditional 17th century Malay architecture, winning it many prestigious awards. The resort offers four dining experiences, a spa and rooms featuring private decks or balconies that overlook the beach.

Highlights

  • Snorkelling and diving on Tenggol Island (Mar-Oct)
  • Located on Malaysia's unspoiled East Coast
  • Nature lovers delight in the miles of pristine beach, reef and rainforest to explore
  • An award winning Spa offering traditional Malay therapies

Location

Terengganu, Malaysia

Best time to go

The monsoon season occurs between November and February so the Malaysian east coast is best avoided during this time of year as the rains are quite heavy and some of the resorts close until March. March to September would be the prime time.

Our thoughts

This resort is located on a 17-hectare site with an expansive stretch of private beach on the northeast coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It features an excellent dive school, virtually untouched rainforests for hiking and wildlife spotting, and a nearby village. The reefs of Terengganu Marine Park are approximately 45 minutes from the resort and offer spectacular snorkelling and diving opportunities.


  • Spa
  • Tennis courts
  • Fitness centre
  • Water sports centre
  • Swimming pools
  • Gift shop & boutique
  • Library
  • Internet access including wireless connection at the library and reception area
  • Babysitting
  • Children's play area

Di Atas Sungei - Di Atas Sungei means "Above The River" and befitting the name, the restaurant literally sits above a river that flows into the South China Sea. The restaurant offers no menu and employs Menu Masters to guide guests through a distinctive dining experience using only the freshest and highest quality produce. The restaurant serves authentic Malaysian cuisine for breakfast and dinner.

Nelayan - Nelayan means "Fisherman" and befitting the name, the restaurant's specialty is seafood. The restaurant sits by the sea and has a relaxed and informal atmosphere in which it serves a variety of Asian and Western light meals for lunch and Western cuisine for dinner.

Private Dining - For intimate dining experiences, the resort offers a selection of stunning locations.

Bumbung Room - These rooms are located on the upper floor of double storey units facing either the tropical landscaped gardens or the sea and feature a king sized bed and luxurious en-suite bathroom.

Serambi Room - These rooms are located on the ground floor of double storey units and feature a king sized bed and spacious indoor bathroom with two vanity units and a separate bathtub and shower. A partially covered veranda is ideal for a private BBQ dinner and overlooks the tropical gardens.

Serambi Sea View - These rooms feature panoramic views of the South China Sea and a spacious en-suite indoor bathroom with two vanity units and a separate bathtub and shower.

Anjung Room - These rooms feature a king sized bed as well as a sofa bed, a canopied terrace that extends into lush gardens with views of the sea, and a symmetrical sunken outdoor bath in a private courtyard as well as an indoor bathroom with two vanity units and a large indoor shower. These rooms are ideal for a romantic honeymoon.

  • Snorkelling or diving at Tenggol Island (Mar- Oct)
  • Jara Hill Walk and Malay herbal garden visit
  • Cooking class
  • Kampong Life activities
  • Batik painting
  • Sucimurni exercise (Malay style yoga)
  • Bird watching
  • Guided bicycle tour of the surrounding village
  • Eco river cruise
  • Chemerung Waterfall Excursion with picnic lunch
  • Morning market visit with Chef Ann, the Menu Master
  • Dungun night market
  • Terengganu craftsmanship tour
  • Traditional handicraft classes
  • Kayaking
  • Golf

The resort welcomes children and features activities that can be arranged in the hotel and the beach. Surrounding jungle treks will keep any budding explorer occupied.

7 Nights at Tanjong Jara Resort

7 Nights at Tanjong Jara Resort

From $1,601.54

Enjoy 7 nights at the stunning Tanjong Jara  Resort, Malaysia from just £1,249 per person sharing with this amazing special offer. Perfect both for a tranquil beach break and those seeking some exciting activities, Tanjong Jara Resort has something to offer everyone.

Offer includes:

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Accommodation in a Bumbung Room
  • Daily Breakfast

Must book 60 days before arrival.

Terms & conditions apply.

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