Malaysia is a country full of diversity, eclectic cultures and natural wonders that truly delight. From amazing skyscraper in Kuala Lumpur, Pristine beaches, rice paddies, tea plantations, excellent cuisine, elegant boutique hotels and stunning resorts.
Kuala Lumpur remains the first calling point for visitors from the UK although Port Lang, only 25 minutes away draws the cruise passengers. It’s common for tourists to spend two or three days shopping or sightseeing in KL before moving on elsewhere. Lang kawai and Penang and to a lesser extent Pangkor Laut, Cameron Highlands and Tangjong Jara are established as popular and rewarding destinations to visit.
The Climate:- As you’d expect from the far east the temperature is pretty constant all year round, not falling below 30 degrees Celsius or rising about 33 degree’s Celsius. The driest months are January & February and wettest months September & October and optimum months March to July.
One of our favourite Malaysian locations is: Tanjong Jara Resort.
Located on a majestic sweeping white sandy bay on the East Coast of peninsular of Malaysia, Tanjong Jara Resort is a 99-room property designed to reflect the elegance and grandeur of 17th century Malay palaces, authentic in architecture and attitude, with an authentic taste of the region's spirit and age old legacy of Malaysian warmth and hospitality and an enduring embodiment of the gentle Malay art of service and hospitality.
Tanjong Jara superbly capture the diversity of Malaysia by offering a wide variety of possible experiences - lazy and languid, energetic and outdoors, indulgent and regenerative, cultural and enlightening. The resorts two swimming pools, superb Spa, water sports and tennis courts are the usual facilities you’d expect to find at a luxury hotels but in addition to these the attraction below are just some of those that will help you’ll understand why we love this property.
- Discover the beauty of the Marang River on this half-day cruise. A variety of vibrant wildlife, monkeys, iguanas, river crabs, sea eagles and exotic birds can usually be spotted amongst the vegetation on the river banks and in the mangroves
- The resorts resident naturalist escorts guests on a mild and pleasant trek through the jungle perimeter of the resort. Discover many aspects of the local foliage including some of their traditional uses that are still practiced in the surrounding villages for their unique medicinal qualities.
- Snorkelling and Diving excursions to Pulau Tenggol, a small island in the South China Sea off Tanjong Jara Resort, perfect for snorkelling and diving. The island forms part of the Terengganu Marine Park and is still a well-kept secret amongst the diving community. This means the reef is in almost perfect condition and, for people in the know, it is considered the best diving in Peninsular Malaysia.
- Learn how to prepare typical Malaysian East Coast dishes from a culinary master onsite in the hotels kitchens. Learn the secrets of blending herbs and spices in a style of cooking that is now an age-old tradition.
For more information on holidays to the Fare East call 01243 779 737