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Sailor's Rest: Stay In A Unique Boathouse In Janda Baik


Cheng Sim •  Sep 07, 2020


There are many ways to enjoy a refreshing nature getaway in Malaysia, and one of it includes a trip to the highlands of Janda Baik! Surrounded by chilly weather and lush nature, it's no surprise why Janda Baik is full of stunning resorts and riverside accommodations. If you want to spend a long weekend in this hillside destination, there's a unique accommodation that should be on your radar.
Credit: Sailor's Rest Away from the bustling city, find your home away from home at Sailor's Rest. Founded by Hashim, a former Navy who used to command ships and travel around the world, Sailor's Rest is inspired by his passion in bringing the experience of a serene kampung life to the city crowd. This accommodation in Janda Baik has various rooms catering to different travel groups. Nature lovers can spend the night glamping with their group of friends, and families can stay in a modern chalet. If you're opting for a unique stay, you're going to love spending the weekend in the boathouse at Sailor's Rest!
Credit: Sailor's Rest Possibly the only boathouse in Janda Baik that's situated 600 metres above sea level, the Boathouse is perfect for honeymoons and anniversaries as it only accommodates two people. Centred by a queen-size bed, it comes with an ensuite bathroom and a separate lounge area to relax and unwind.
Credit: Sailor's Rest Besides listening to the sound of the flowing river, there are a couple of things to do at Sailor's Rest. You can try fishing in a pond (the resort practices a catch and release policy), go waterfall trekking, and enjoy a refreshing dip in the nearby river. Sailor's Rest also has a public outdoor surau, so you can perform prayers while being surrounded by greenery. If you're planning a nature getaway in Janda Baik, look no further than a unique stay at Sailor's Rest! For more options, check out these stunning resorts in Janda Baik you can stay in. Rate: Starts at RM450 on Agoda (boathouse) Address: Lot 8592, Lorong Dato Panglima, Janda Baik, 28750 Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia Contact: +6012 360 9227 Website | Instagram