Travel Malaysia: Tanjong Jara Resort
Facing a crescent-shaped beach of golden sand, shaded by tall palms rustling in the breeze with views of the turquoise sea, Tanjong Jara Resort is attended to by a people steeped in traditions as timeless as Terengganu itself.
Located on the pristine East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, explore a sanctuary of traditional luxury and well-being steeped in age-old Malay traditions.
Designed to reflect the elegance of 17th century Malay palaces, this tranquil resort offers a genuine taste of the region’s spirit and its rich natural heritage. Based on the Malay concept of Sucimurni, which emphasizes purity of spirit, health and well-being, this secluded hideaway encourages true rejuvenation of both body and spirit.
Authentic in architecture and attitude, always warm and welcoming, here is an environment to let go, relax deeply and take time to rediscover yourself, your family or your friends; surrounded by the resort’s staff drawn from the local villages, who truly embody the gentle Malay art of service and hospitality.
Discover a wide variety of possible experiences – lazy and languid, energetic and outdoors, indulgent and regenerative, cultural and enlightening – choose whether to fold them into a single visit, or craft each visit differently to meet your needs.
Facing a beautiful crescent-shaped stretch of golden beach, the architecture of Tanjong Jara Resort was inspired by 17th century Malay palaces and won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
Furnished in local timber and rich fabrics, each of Tanjong Jara Resort’s rooms commands a view of the South China Sea or the resort’s tropical landscaped gardens.
The luxury beach accommodation’s amenities include comfortable bedding, a writing desk, a powered safe, a day bed, a large open en-suite bathroom with an oversized bathtub, separate shower and two vanity units, and an outdoor verandah.