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Tanjong Jara Resort

Terengganu, Malaysia

Tanjong Jara Resort: Exterior

Tanjong Jara Resort: Exterior

Tanjong Jara Resort: Exterior Tanjong Jara Resort: Nelayan Tanjong Jara Resort: Anjung Room Tanjong Jara Resort: Beach Tanjong Jara Resort: Spa Village Tanjong Jara Resort: Bumbung Sea View Room
Tanjong Jara Resort: Nelayan Terrace Tanjong Jara Resort: Serambi Sea View Room Tanjong Jara Resort: Teratai Pool Tanjong Jara Resort: Romantic Dining Tanjong Jara Resort: Nelayan Swimming Pool


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
  • Location:Terengganu , Malaysia
  • Nearest airport:Kuala Lumpur Airport
Tanjong Jara Resort
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.

Holiday Enquiry

All guest rooms and suites feature air-conditioning, a mini-bar, satellite flat-screen television, tea and coffee-making facilities, an electronic safe, hairdryer and an International direct-dial telephone.

Bumbung Sea View Room:+
  • Rooms: 7
  • Room View: Tropical garden or South China Sea views
  • Facilities: Furnished in local timber and rich fabrics that celebrate royal luxury, these stylish guest rooms are situated on the upper floor of two-storey villas and look out onto the tropical landscaped gardens and South China Sea. Each one has an en suite bathroom with twin sinks, a walk-in shower and a bath.
Serambi Sea View Room:+
  • Rooms: 23
  • Room View: Tropical gardens or South China Sea views
  • Facilities: Furnished in local timber and rich fabrics that celebrate royal luxury, with a partially covered veranda that overlooks the tropical gardens or South China Sea, these lovely guest rooms are located on either the ground or upper floors of a double storey villa. Each one has an en suite bathroom with twin sinks, a walk-in shower and a bath. 
Anjung Room:+
  • Rooms: 10
  • Size: 88m²
  • Room View: South China Sea and beach views
  • Facilities: These delightful single-storey beachfront guest rooms come with a king-size bed, day-bed, an en suite bathroom with a large walk-in shower and twin sinks, floor-to-ceiling windows leading to a serene canopied terrace that extends into lush landscaped gardens and a sunken outdoor bath that sits in its own private courtyard. Perfect for a romantic honeymoon.
Anjung Suite:+
  • Rooms: 1
  • Size: 176m²
  • Room View: South China Sea views
  • Facilities: The premier, one-of-a-kind guest suite at Tanjong Jara Resort is peacefully located in a riverside location and comes with a king-size bed, writing desk, sunken bath, twin sinks, a spacious living and dining area furnished with comfortable sofas, its own bar, powder room and floor-to-ceiling windows leading to an expansive decked balcony furnished with sun loungers and offering stunning views of the adjacent beach and South China Sea.

There are three restaurants at Tanjong Jara Resort, offering a range of Malaysian and western cuisine in a series of delightful locations overlooking the South Chinsa Sea. In addition, indulgent, romantic five-course dinners can be served on the torchlit beach, for a memorable dining experience in the evening.

Di Atas Sungei:+
  • Cuisine: Malaysian cuisine
  • Setting: 'Di Atas Sungei' is Malay for 'Above The River'. This restaurant, quite literally, sits above a river that flows into the South China Sea and is surrounded by lush tropical foliage and is shaded by a large Ketapang tree. There is no menu; instead, guests are guided by the resort’s Menu Masters - experts in local cuisine - for a distinctive dining experience.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: No
Teratai Terrace:+
  • Cuisine: Various cuisine
  • Setting: Situated beside the resort's free-form pool, with a view of the South China Sea, Teratai Terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail in the evening, accompanied by gentle gamelan music. Private dining experiences can be arranged.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: No
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Asian and western cuisine
  • Setting: Situated by the sea, the atmosphere at Nelayan is relaxed and informal. When evening comes, the vibe is distinctly romantic, with the possibility of al fresco torchlit dining for two on the beach with only the lapping waves, clinking glasses and faraway chatter of fellow guests to punctuate the silence.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: No

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.

Health & Fitness

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!

In Addition

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, kayaking and golf (there are three courses nearby).

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