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. Explore a sanctuary of traditional luxury and well-being steeped in age-old Malay traditions on the pristine East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
Sleep comes easy at Tanjong Jara Resort. Furnished in local timber and rich fabrics, every room commands a view of the South China Sea or 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.
With a focus on freshness and local flavours, dining at Tanjong Jara Resort's restaurants is scenic, exquisite and informal, offering traditional Malaysian dishes or delectable Western fare. Honouring the best ingredients on its doorstep, coastal cuisine is one of the highlights of Tanjong Jara Resort and with a selection of charming settings, meals here are relaxed, enjoyable experiences, whether on the beach gazing out to sea, under the shade of rustling palms or over the meandering river.
At the Spa Village Tanjong Jara 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 the resident Malay healers to provide a very special health and beauty experience.
There are two swimming pools at the resort, a free-form pool near Teratai Terrace and the lobby and another adjacent to the beach near Spa Village. Each pool has towels and deck chairs for sun lovers and refreshments are served at the pool deck. There are two tennis courts at the resort, both situated near Spa Village. Rackets are available for hire.
Rooms & Suites
Furnished in local timber and rich fabrics, each of Tanjong Jara Resort's luxury rooms commands a view of the South China Sea or the resort's tropical landscaped gardens.
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.
Start the day with gentle, signature stretching exercises inspired by the seven main animal chakras. Based on the Malay concept of Sucimurni, which emphasises purity of spirit, health and well-being, these exercises aim to balance your mind and body for a fresh start to the morning.
The resort offers complimentary guided walks up the Jara Hill and a visit to a Malay Herbal garden. Other activities includeTraditional Handicraft Classes or try your hand at gasing, a traditional top spinning game popular among the locals, play a round of volleyball or a traditional woven rattan ball game called sepaktakraw.
The resort has two swimming pools, one of which is reserved for adults use only - a free-form pool near Teratai Terrace and the lobby and another adjacent to the beach near Spa Village. Each pool has towels and deck chairs for sun lovers and refreshments are served at the pool deck. There are two tennis courts at the resort, both situated near Spa Village. Rackets are available for hire. 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 organised.
There are movie screenings nightly from 9pm at the Teratai Terrace
The award-winning Spa Village Tanjong Jara is a sanctuary anchored in the ancient Malay way of life. A 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 semi-detached single-storey 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.
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.