Discover the newest way to wellness at The Banjaran, Malaysia's first luxury natural wellness resort
Your road to wellness winds through the lush tropical forests of Tambun in the state of Perak, and leads to the idyllic Banjaran Hot Springs Retreat – Malaysia's first luxury natural wellness resort. This is where you relax in 5-Star comfort, renew your body and rejuvenate your soul. Opened in June 2010, The Banjaran is one of the most select destinations for discerning travellers as it offers the very best in spiritual and holistic healing, with magnificent Nature and superlative luxury in perfect harmony.
Exclusivity is the hallmark of this tranquil sanctuary, hidden away from the pace and pollution of big city life. There are just 25 well-appointed villas spread out over 16.59 acres, some between secluded tropical gardens and others on the banks of a water canal. Each has its own plunge pool and a Jacuzzi with geothermal hot spring water, aromatherapy amenities and sumptuous bedding. Blending the best of Malay, Chinese and Indian wellness techniques, the Banjaran pampers you with over 40 life-enhancing treatments and therapies to ensure holistic healing.
These include Hydro Baths, Colonic Hydrotherapy, Aromatherapy, Anti-oxidant Programmes, Naturopathy, Foot Reflexology, Reiki & Chakra Energy Balancing, Qi Gong, Tai Qi, and many others. Recharge your energy levels in the Geothermal Hot Springs Dipping Pools. Clear out the toxins when you spend time in the Thermal Steam Cave. Step out of this into the Ice Bath, for a highly invigorating form of therapy.
Immerse your legs in the Garra Rufa Pool, where Turkish fish give you an incredible pedicure. Soak up a rejuvenating Rainforest shower with cold, fresh water from the forest itself. At the Crystal Cave, you can experience the healing powers of crystals, with treatments like Reiki. Enter the secluded Meditation Cave, where the limestone formation provides a serene backdrop for your meditation. Indulge in the Antioxidant Restoration Treatment, a highly soothing method that promotes general well-being and vitality.
Spend time at the Fitness Centre where the spectacular natural landscape will inspire your work-out. The Freeform Swimming Pool blends perfectly with the surrounding environs, and you can totally unwind in its warm waters, naturally heated by underwater hot springs. As part of the holistic healing experience, the menu at the Banjaran focuses on light and well-balanced diets, without compromising on delicious taste.
Only the freshest organic fruits and vegetables are selected, and served with premium seafood and poultry. Getting to the Banjaran at Tambun is easy; it is just 15 minutes from the city of Ipoh, a 1.5-hour drive from Penang and 2 hours from Kuala Lumpur. Tambun holds other attractions, which you can enjoy after your rejuvenating experience at the Banjaran. Go jungle trekking, fishing, cycling, or take a special tour of the 7 Wonders of Tambun.
Visit the Lost World of Tambun, with its thrilling amusement park amidst the gigantic ruins. In fact, the entire state of Perak offers you a host of unique experiences and rare sights. Picturesque islands and beaches, awe-inspiring cave temples, unmatched eco-adventures and a fascinating cultural heritage are sure to create magical memories for you. Visit Pangkor Island, where you can live near fisher folk and savour their delicacies, or soak up the sun on its numerous beaches. Tee off at Royal Perak Golf Club, one of Perak's finest 18-hole courses.
Marvel at the stunning works of art at the Sam Poh Tong Buddhist Temple, all nestled among stalactites and rock formations. Kek Lok Tong Temple, the Cavern of Ultimate Bliss, is well-named as you’ll discover when you step into its garden surrounded by hilly terrain. Relive Perak’s world-famous tin mining history and see fossils, precious stones and rock specimens at the Geological Museum, Ipoh. You can also savour some tranquil moments at the Japanese Garden in Ipoh.
Discover heaven on earth at the Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Perak; a paradise where you enjoy the perfect pampering as well as a wealth of wellness.