If there's one place in Malaysia where you can count on its scenic nature views, it's Terengganu. Home to many gorgeous islands
, you're in for a treat with all the awesome resorts you'll find dotted along the beach and nestled in the countryside. For those who've been yearning for an amazing vacay, this list of nature resorts in Terengganu is perfect for you.
1. Terrapuri Heritage Village
Sandwiched between the South China Sea and Setiu Wetland, you'll find Terrapuri Heritage Village. Sprawled with century-old traditional wooden houses that have been restored, this resort is inspired by 17th century Terengganu Palace and provide splendid accommodation for anyone who wants to spend a few nights in Terengganu. Each heritage villa is kitted out with a comfortable bed, ensuite bathroom complete with rain shower, and more.
Starts at RM449 per night on AgodaAddress:
Kampung Mangkuk, 22120 Setiu, Terengganu MalaysiaContact:
+609-624 5020Website | Facebook | Instagram
2. Tanjong Jara Resort
Located along the tranquil Tanjung Jara beach located north of Kuala Dungun, this luxury resort promises a stay within heritage-rich splendour. Inspired by the architecture of 17th-century Malay palaces, the resort features a collection of rooms and villas made out of local timber and decorated with local and traditional-inspired furnishings. The resort is located right by a quiet stretch of beach, so you can expect to be blown away by beautiful views of the ocean ?
Choose from one their beautiful room styles, with names like Bumbung, Serambi, and Anjung (the Malay names for areas and sections within a traditional Malay house). Opt for one of the seaview rooms to wake up to views of the ocean, or for something a little special, get the Anjung room which directly faces the beachfront.
Read more about Tanjong Jara Resort here
From RM850 on their website
Tanjong Jara Resort, Batu 8, Off Jalan Dungun, 23000 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
3. The Taraas Beach & Spa Resort
Perched elegantly on the white sands of Pulau Redang is The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort. A luxury beach resort that overlooks the stunning view of the South China Sea, it's amazing to stay so close to the beauty that this island has to offer.
There are nine types of rooms and suites available in this resort, ranging from the Cliff Hill Deluxe to the Taaras Villa. For honeymooners, we recommend splurging on the Ocean Front Master Suite that's only a few steps away from the beach. If you're travelling with a group of friends or family, you can splurge more on The Taaras Villa, a private cliff-top accommodation that has five comfortable bedrooms.
: Starts at RM766 per night on AgodaAddress
: Peti Surat 126, Main Post Office, 20928 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
: +609-630 8888
4. Alunan Resort
Overlooking the stunning landscape of the South China Sea, Alunan Resort is where you should stay on your next trip to Perhentian Island. With a secluded beach as your playground, this modern resort caters to all types of travellers ranging from families to honeymooners.
If you can splurge on a room in this contemporary boutique resort, let it be the double-storey Serenity Suites. Besides stepping closer to the floor-to-ceiling glass panel to see the ocean view, this suite is divided into two floors: a private rooftop sundeck on the upper floor and bedroom on the ground floor. Since there are many stairs leading up to the Serenity Suites, it might be tiring for kids and the elderly to climb, but don't worry, there's another room that is perfect for your whole family - just click here to find out and see what else in is store for you at this amazing resort
: Starts at RM488 per night on AgodaAddress
: Petani Beach Perhentian Island Kecil, Terengganu
: +6016 448 8297
5. Arwana Perhentian Resort
While there are plenty of reasons to step out and enjoy the sun at Perhentian Island, Arwana Perhentian Resort provides comfortable accommodation to rest after a long day. The resort has five room categories, ranging from the Standard Room to the Family Supreme. Depending on your interest, you can make the most of your trip by getting their room packages that include snorkelling, nature exploration or a romantic honeymoon retreat.
: Starts at RM560 per night on AgodaAddress
: Perhentian Island, Terengganu
: +609 7780888 / +609 7781888
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