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The Ultimate 2D1N Guide To Cameron Highlands For A Short Romantic Getaway

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Siti Aishah Ahmad •  Nov 07, 2021

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It's almost 2022 which means it's time for a year-end getaway! Although we've been facing a pandemic for about 2 years, there are still newly wed couples who just tied the knot. If you're one of those love birds and looking for a short getaway to have a romantic trip with your partner, then Cameron Highlands is your answer. Cameron Highlands is everyone's favourite chilly retreat and with its strawberry farms, cozy accommodations and new floral garden, it is also the perfect spot for a short romantic getaway. Here's the ultimate 2D1N guide to the land of strawberries!

Hotel Options

There are plenty of romantic resorts in this chilly highland and here are our two recommendations! P.S. Check out this article for other romantic resorts for the comfiest stay!

1. Cameron Highlands Resort

Credit: @cameronhighlandsresort on InstagramTravel back to colonial times with Cameron Highlands Resort. Anyone who’s looking for a private balcony for a romantic night should come here as it is surrounded by breathtaking scenery, and lush rolling hills. With the perfect blend of modern and traditional decoration, you’ll the find ultimate comfort in their rooms while nibbling on fresh strawberries with a cup of hot tea. Address: Cameron Highlands, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang Contact: +605-491 1100 Website | Facebook | Instagram

2. Smokehouse Hotel Cameron Highlands

Credit: @alan_hau on Instagram Built in 1939, this English Tudor style hotel is the perfect place to have a romantic stay. Their luxurious rooms have a private bathtub and also a gorgeous view of the mountains. The decor would also make you feel like you’re in the English countryside. Address: By the Golf Course, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang Contact: +605-491 1215 Website | Facebook

Day 1

1. Visit The Sungai Palas Tea Garden

Credit: @faraa.wandering on Instagram  After a long and dizzying journey to this highland (and you've checked in at your hotel), start your trip tranquilly with a visit to the Sungai Palas Tea Garden by BOH Tea. This garden offers a holistic tea experience against a breath-taking backdrop of undulating tea fields. Enjoy scones, cakes and a cup of warm tea in the cool weather. Address: Sungai Palas Tea Garden, 39100 Brinchang, Cameron Highlands Opening hours: Tues-Sun, 8.30AM-4.30PM (closed on Mon) Website

2. Explore The New Cameron Floral Park

Credit: @chromaticcharms on Instagram  This new attraction in Cameron Highlands just opened on Nov 1 this year and it is one of the most beautiful gardens here! Every corner of this brand new garden will feature all kinds of colourful flowers, offering a visual treat for the eyes. Different walkways are available throughout the place for visitors to roam, snap photos and admire the gorgeous blooms. They've also got different packages like Family Garden Picnic Set and Dream Deluxe Picnic Set available so you and your family, friends or partner get to enjoy a fun meal together that consist of yummy snacks, desserts and savoury bites Address: Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang Opening hours: Daily, 10AM - 6PM, (Last call is at 4.30PM) Instagram

3. Shop at The Golden Hills Night Market

Credit: @ayu.shuhaimi on Instagram  Held every Friday and Saturday night, Golden Hills Weekend Night Market is the best pasar malam the highlands have to offer. This night market is often packed to the brim with locals and tourists looking for things to eat for dinner and supper. They don’t only sell food but they have souvenirs, fresh flowers and of course, loads of strawberries! Address: Jalan Sungai Ruil, Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang Opening hours : Fri-Sat; 5PM-11PM (Closed on Sun-Thu)

Day 2

4. A Short Trip To A Strawberry Farm

Credit: @kasimanisstrawberryfarm on Instagram  A family owned farm since 1973, Kasimani's Strawberry Farm is one of the best farms in Cameron Highlands. In the early mornings, you can enjoy hot baked waffles and salads with the freshest ingredients topped with zesty lemon dressing! There are also other treats in their wide range menu. After that, pick up a basket and a pair of scissors before walking to each pot for the ripest strawberries. Once you're done, you can head over to the cashier and pay according to its weight. Address: Brinchang, Pahang Opening hours: Open daily; 8.30AM-6.30PM Facebook | Instagram

5. Visit IG-Worthy Lavender Garden

Credit: @tiaralydia on Instagram  Another Instagrammable garden you should visit for a magical trip is the Cameron Lavender Garden. It might be small but there are other different types of flowers like petunias and hydrangeas. After a quick stroll, do try their creamy lavender ice cream! Address: 59, Taman Tringkap, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang Opening hours: Mon-Thurs (9AM-6PM), Fri-Sun (9AM-7PM)

6. Pet Fluffy Sheeps at the Sheep Sanctuary

Credit: @shellylim0527 on Instagram  Situated in Kea Farm in Brinchang, have a fun and fluffy time with cute sheep at the Sheep Sanctuary! There are a number of resident Merino sheep here that are friendly to visitors. The admission fee is free but you can pay to feed these fluffy animals. Address: No 187, Kea Farm, Brinchang, Pahang 39100 Opening hours: Daily, 9AM-5.30PM Facebook