Tanjong Jara Resort, Terengganu

Malaysia

Tranquillity and indulgence in perfect balance on Malaysia’s unexplored coast.

Tanjong Jara Resort is located on the pristine and underdeveloped east coast of the Malay Peninsula. Facing a crescent-shaped beach of golden sand, shaded by tall palms rustling in the breeze, this secluded hideaway is designed to reflect the elegance of 17th-century Malay palaces. A true sanctuary of traditional luxury, authentic architecture and a rich natural heritage.

Find a lounger by one of the two pools and spend an afternoon soaking up the sun. The beach side pool is best for families and sun-lovers, while the free-form pool near the Teratai Terrace, is ideal for us grown-ups that want to enjoy a cocktail or two. Feel the sand beneath your feet as you wander down to the sweeping crescent beach, it’s the perfect secluded spot to unwind in peace.

Be part of the sea turtle conservation program. This is an opportunity for you to discover more about the lives of these vulnerable creatures, with informative talks and nest inspections. If you’re lucky you may see baby turtles hatch by night (April to September).

Dive and snorkel Tenggol Island, in the Terengganu Marine Park, which is famous for its untouched coral gardens and diverse marine life (March to September). Look out for sharks, rays and the delicate nudibranch in the emerald waters.

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Location

You’ll find Tanjong Jara Resort off the beaten track near Terengganu, where tranquil beaches and authentic fishing villages sit side by side. Fly into Terengganu Airport via Kuala Lumpur.

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