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Terengganu, Malaysia

Fronted by palm fringed, emerald seas, Tanjong Jara Resort is a sanctuary of luxury and well-being steeped in the unmistakable grace of age-old Malay traditions.

Here, in the comfort of a room furnished in local timber and rich fabrics, guests are lulled by the sighs of waves and the warm tropical breeze.

The award-winning architecture of this resort reflects the elegance and grandeur of 17th century Malay palaces, offering an authentic taste of the region’s spirit and an enduring embodiment of gentle Malay arts and hospitality.

Seamlessly integrated with the resort is the Spa Village, dedicated to combining the therapeutic properties of natural local ingredients and the innate healing practices of the area, providing a special, restorative experience.

Guests can choose to experience an eco-adventure river cruise, explore teeming coral reefs or browse in a night market.

Whatever the activity, every breath is pure refreshment, a relaxation of the soul, a pure journey of revival.

In Malay they call this Sucimurni, in Malaysia it is Tanjong Jara Resort.

LOCATION
Terengganu, Malaysia
The nearest airport is the Sultan Mahmud Airport in Kuala Terengganu. Car transfer from the airport to the Resort would take approximately 75 minutes
ACCOMMODATION
2 Anjung Seafront Rooms – 68 and 66 sqm
10 Anjung Rooms – 88 sqm
23 Serambi Sea View Rooms – 55 sqm
29 Serambi Rooms – 55 sqm
7 Bumbung Sea View Rooms – 55 sqm
29 Bumbung Rooms – 55 sqm
AMENITIES
Spa Village Tanjong Jara
Gift shop & boutique
Tennis courts including wireless connection at selected areas
Fitness center
Dive center
Swimming pools
CONCIERGE
Complimentary one unit of YES Huddle per villa and internet access including wireless connection at selected areas

experiences
The resort’s activities programme vivifies the senses.
Snorkelling and diving
Tenggol Island, part of the Terengganu Marine Park, lies approximately 45 minutes by speedboat and is famous for its white sandy beaches, untouched coral gardens, and diverse marine life.
With over 20 dive spots around the island, Quiver (R-6578) features a full range of programmes, adaptable to the levels and preferences of each snorkeller or diver
Sucimurni
Start the day with their gentle, signature stretching exercises inspired by the seven main animal chakras.
Based on the Malay concept of Sucimurni, which emphasizes purity of spirit, health, and well-being, these exercises aim to balance your mind and body for a fresh start to the morning.
Jara Hill walk
Discover interesting facts about the local flora and fauna still used by many of the nearby villagers in their daily lives.
Led by the resort’s resident naturalist, this gentle walk includes a tour of the Malay herbal garden and a gentle climb up the steps of Jara Hill, for a panoramic view of the coastline and a sighting of the sea eagles’ nesting ground.
Outdoor games
Try your hand at gaming, a traditional top spinning game popular among the locals, play a round of volleyball or a traditional woven rattan ball game called sepak takraw.
Guests can also enjoy a game of boules, known as pétanque in France where it originated. All games are available on a daily basis.
For groups, friendly tournaments can be organized.
Elephant sanctuary visit
Located by the Temelong River, this elephant sanctuary is the foremost authority on elephant translocation to ensure a healthy population and reduce human-elephant conflict.
Guided by the resort’s naturalist, observe these majestic creatures in their natural habitat from a suspended canopy bridge as well as having the opportunity to ride, feed, bathe and play with them under the supervision of trained mahouts.
Enjoy an al fresco picnic by the river before returning to the resort.
Additional fees apply. Contact concierge for advanced reservations.
wellness
The award-winning Spa Village Tanjong Jara is a sanctuary anchored in this ancient Malay way of life.
This beautiful complex of structures, gardens and pools, houses a therapy centre featuring programs for relaxation, reinvigoration and stress relief based on traditional healing methods.
These unique restorative Malay treatments have been handed down from generation to generation, ensuring their authenticity, and therapeutic value.
With a history of more than a thousand years, the practices are believed to have their origins in the convergence of Malay, Arab, Indian and Chinese influences during the days of the Malacca Sultanate.
At the Spa Village Tanjong Jara these long held health and beauty traditions are revived for you to enjoy.
Treat yourself to this rich history, in which unique natural ingredients found in various indigenous herbs and plants are combined with the skills of their resident Malay healers to provide a very special health and beauty experience.
Once you have completed your treatment at Spa Village Tanjong Jara you will receive a beautiful batik sarong, providing you with a memento of your own personal Sucimurni experience.
dining
Di Atas Sungei
Situated above a river that flows into the South China Sea, Di Atas Sungei opens for breakfast and dinner, serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. With no menu, guests are guided by the Resort’s Menu Masters, experts in local cuisine, who provide a distinctive dining experience using only the freshest produce of the highest quality. Seats a maximum of 110 persons.
Nelayan
A relaxed seaside restaurant offering Asian and Western lunch selections while dinner features a unique symphony of seafood themed dishes. Seats a maximum of 85 persons for lunch, 45 persons for dinner.
Teratai Terrace
Situated beside the resort’s free-form pool overlooking lush tropical foliage, Teratai Terrace serves grilled items, rice dishes and local desserts for lunch, steamboat and Korean barbecue as well as a selection of wines and cocktails in the evenings and movie screenings during dinner under a canopy of stars. Scheduled live gamelan music is also available. Seats a maximum of 24 persons

accommodation

Anjung Room
These semi-detached single-story rooms are spacious havens, facing the beachfront.
Every room features a symmetrical outdoor bath which sits in its own private courtyard as well as an indoor bathroom.
The doors and windows open out to a canopied verandah overlooking the beautifully landscaped tropical gardens and sea, an ideal location for a romantic honeymoon.
3 People
1 King Bed
947 sq ft / 88 sqm
Anjung Seafront Room
These exclusive semi-detached single-storey rooms are set right on the seafront, facing a golden crescent-shaped beach brushed by the turquoise waters of the South China Sea.
The traditional Malay architecture of the exterior is elegantly juxtaposed against a modern interior with full height mirrors providing a sense of space complemented by a warm colour palette and a luxurious indoor bath.
2 People
1 King Bed
710 sq ft / 66 sqm
Serambi Sea View Room
Located on the ground floor as well as on the first floor, Serambi Sea View Rooms enjoy panoramic views of the South China Sea and the verdant tropical gardens from a personal verandah.
3 People
1 King Bed
592 sq ft / 55 sqm
Serambi Room
Positioned on the ground floor of a double storey unit and similar to the Bumbung rooms in style, each room features a partially covered verandah which overlooks the tropical gardens.
3 People
1 King Bed
592 sq ft / 55 sqm
Bumbung Sea View Room
Similar to the Bumbung Rooms in size and furnishings, in addition to the views of the tropical gardens, these rooms also feature breathtaking vistas of the South China Sea.
3 People
1 King Bed
592 sq ft / 55 sqm
Bumbung Room
Situated on the top floor of a double storey unit, these rooms are contemporary yet also feature traditional Malay decorative elements and offer views of lush landscaped gardens.
3 People
1 King Bed
592 sq ft / 55 sqm
Features
  • GYM
  • KIDS' BEDROOM
  • ON THE BEACH

DAILY RENTAL STARTING AT

$200 $190/night

Rates vary according to seasonality. Contact us to discuss your holiday needs.

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Staying with us
  • Travel concierge: We listen to help you plan
  • For big villas and chalets, special rates for smaller groups (reduced occupancy)
  • Limited time deals, exclusive perks
  • The best rates, guaranteed
MINIMUM STAY
Summer: 3 – 5 nights
Chinese New Year & Easter: 5 – 7 nights
Christmas & New Year: 7 – 10 nights
TRAVEL CONCIERGE
Planning your luxury holiday, we are with you every step along the way.
If the villa of your choice is already booked, our team is happy to suggest equivalent alternatives and take care of the details. You can expect your vacation to be personalized to suit your tastes.
Private, insured, direct airport transfers to and from the villa can be arranged. A villa manager will meet and greet you at the airport ensuring your transfer to the villa is smooth and effortless.
Private tours and boat hire can also be arranged in advance. We will handle the arrangements to collect and return you to your villa after the event. Why not enjoy a fabulous day out and explore the surrounding islands and national marine park on a luxury speed boat?
Book a car with us and have it waiting at your villa when you arrive, we have a wide range of vehicles from a 2 seat Suzuki Jeep to a 7 seat Toyota Fortuner. Price includes comprehensive insurance, unlimited miles, collection and delivery, and optional baby and booster seats.
Prior to your arrival we will send you a food and wine shopping list allowing us to stock the villa with your favorite foods and beverages.
Once on site, your resident villa staff will ensure the villa is kept clean and tidy. Your villa manager is available to cater to guests’ specific needs and can help organize island activities, massage and spa treatments, as well as helping communicate requests to the Thai chef and dealing with any matter arising at the villa. Bed linen is changed every third day and towels are changed as necessary. Pool towels are provided and replenished as deemed necessary.
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