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Tanjong Jara Resort

Terengganu, Malaysia


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Luxury Holidays At Tanjong Jara Resort

Tanjong Jara Resort boasts an idyllic location, fronted by the turquoise-blue South China Sea and pristine golden beach, with lush tropical jungle as its backdrop. The resort's design reflects the grandeur of 17th century Malay palaces, while service is inspired by local hospitality and traditions. The philosophy of this delightful retreat is based on the Malay concept of 'Sucimurni', which emphasises purity of spirit, health and wellbeing and, to this end, guests can enjoy cultural experiences to enrich their holiday, including cooking classes, batik painting and a Malay Floral Bath Experience. Every guest room and suite at Tanjong Jara Resort celebrates traditional royal luxury and has a view of the South China Sea or the delightful landscaped tropical gardens and some boast features such as verandas or outdoor sunken baths set in private courtyards.

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: Architecture inspired by 17th century Malay palaces
  • Feature: Absorb the 'Sucimurni' philosophy of total wellbeing
  • Rooms: 98 rooms & 1 suite
  • Star rating: Member of 'Small Luxury Hotels of the World'
  • Nearest airport: Kuala Lumpur Airport
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Location and transfer

Approximately 55 minutes from Kuala Lumpur Airport by plane, followed by a 1 hour, fifteen-minute private car transfer to the resort.

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Hotel Experiences

There are plenty of activities available to tempt you, including Jara Hill walks with the resort's Naturalist, cooking classes with Chef Ann, Kampong Sucimurni lifestyle, batik painting, kite-making, Indera Deria exercise (Malay-style yoga), bird-watching, guided bicycle tours of the surrounding villages, snorkelling or diving at Tenggol Island, eco-adventures on a Marang River cruise, Chemerung Waterfall excursions with a picnic lunch, morning market visits with Chef Ann, the Menu Master, visits to Dungun night market, traditional handicraft tours and kayaking.

Scuba Diving

Tanjong Jara Resort has teamed up with Quiver, an award-winning, PADI-certified, five-star instructor development and dive centre, to offer their guests’ deep-sea diving experiences. Quiver are the only company in Malaysia to offer the PADI National Geographic Diver Course.

Spa Breaks

The award-winning Spa Village offers treatments and programmes influenced by Malay traditions. Therapist Pak Yahya is renowned for his healing hands and has been voted one of Tatler's top six worldwide therapists. He's also the local midwife!


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Our Luxury Travel Specialists are an enthusiastic, passionate and committed group of people who are exceptionally well travelled.

Our dedicated Asia experts are ready to help you design your luxury holiday to Tanjong Jara Resort. Furthermore, we have many Luxury Travel Specialists who've personally visited Tanjong Jara Resort and can offer you their first-hand knowledge and experience.

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