Relax to the max at the luxurious Tanjong Jara Resort.

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Relax to the max at the luxurious Tanjong Jara Resort.

Situated just an hour’s drive away from Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, Tanjong Jara Resort is the perfect place for a romantic holiday with your significant other. For starters, it is a sight to behold, as the resort’s architecture embodies the understated beauty of 17th century Malay palaces. Here are three reasons why you’ll love it.


The resort is a sanctuary of calm and peace.

There is a private golden beach and palm trees all around. Book a sea-facing room such as the recently refurbished Anjung Room, with a sunken outdoor bath, so you can gaze at the sea and listen to the lullaby of the waves as you soak in the tub. Or consider splurging on the standalone Anjung Suite to truly enjoy quality time with your partner.


What’s great about the resort is that there is a wide variety of experiences available, so there’s definitely something for everyone.

Sporty couples can take part in outdoor activities such as the guided bicycle tour that goes through a local fishing village, and the jungle trek to a waterfall. Nature lovers can consider turtle watching (depending on the season), a river cruise along the Marang River, and snorkelling and diving in Tenggol Island.

For foodies, have dinner on the rocks by the resort’s crescent-shaped beach, and learn to create local cuisine in a cooking class led by a culinary master.


Feel your stress melt away at the Spa Village, which offers restorative treatments.

All treatments begin with a Mandi Bunga, a bathing ritual where each guest is doused with seven blessings of water, each bestowing purity, sincerity, health, beauty, happiness, prosperity and longevity. If you only have time for one treatment, make it the Asam Roselle Experience, comprising a relaxing massage and a rejuvenating scrub, and concluding with healthy Roselle tea.

Booking a stay at Tanjong Jara Resort couldn’t be any easier. There’s an online portal with offers just for Singaporeans. Visit to check out the exclusive deals!

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