Nestled in lush forests and landscaped gardens, This beautiful lakeside resort borders western fringe of Taman Negara, providing nature-based activities for the adventurous traveler. Each luxury villa at Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa (hotel info) provides a panoramic view of Tasik Kenyir’s unique natural landscapes, creating a serene and idyllic environment to calm and refresh the spirit.

Garden View Villa at Lake Kenyir Resort
Garden View Villa at Lake Kenyir Resort

Upon arriving at the resort, I know right away that were gonna have a luxurious treat. Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa is a luxurious and modern resort situated on a privately owned island on the banks of Lake Kenyir, Malaysia’s largest artificial lake.


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Lakefront Villas
Lakefront Villas

Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa Review

Especially suitable for family with kids, this is a lake front resort that provides access to the Taman Negara National Park, the oldest Malaysian rainforest with 340 surrounding islands, 12 waterfalls and two caves, giving home to a wide variety of exotic wildlife. Did I say its in the middle of the rainforest? Dont worry, It is just 60km from the Kuala Terengganu Airport.

My Bedroom for a Night
My Bedroom for a Night

In Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa you will find everything you need to enjoy your time out with your family or friends, including the park that allows you to get away the buzzling city life. This resort is the perfect option for a relaxing vacation.

Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa Lobby
Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa Lobby

Other than being mesmerized by nature’s beauty as you are surrounded by caves (not to far from the resort) and trees there, you can also spend your time on the fairways and greens that have been designed to have the lowest impact on the environment and still keep it challenging for golfers of all standards. Other activities also include fishing, picnic, bird watching, tennis, and squash. Cycling, jungle trekking, Elephant interaction and jungle walking are some simple activities which will come with a little bit more adventure.

Spacious Bathroom at Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa
Spacious Bathroom at Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa

You can also find an array of indoor activities such as board games and pools should the weather turns bad. It is also the perfect location for travelers who enjoy scenic destinations and enjoy photo shooting. It is rare to be able to find a place that gathers such scenic location, the thrill of the national park with the lakes and the caves and the activities of the adjacent lake. This perfect combination is main reason why travelers are flocking there for a relaxing getaway trip.

Toiletries
Toiletries

The restaurant at the resort serves both local traditional and western food for its guests. There is also a choice of a pool side café for a casual and relaxing dinner. Alternatively, you can also enjoy the real local delights by visiting the cafes and restaurants in the city, where you will find cheap, traditional and authentic dishes.

View from my Veranda
View from my Veranda

Ulik Mayang Spa – as part of the unique experience, Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa offers spa services with a highly trained team of locals, promising to ease away physical, mental and spiritual stress. The services include both traditional local healing technique and products and equipment of latest technologies.

View from Lake Kenyir Resort Restaurant
View from Lake Kenyir Resort Restaurant

Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa (resort rates) has 136 individual timber chalets with options of suites and executives suites that can accommodate up to 3 adults per chalet. The chalets’ designs are inspired by traditional Malay architectures and they are well positioned to offer a panoramic view of the lake. All chalets are equipped with amenities such as air conditioning, Wi-fi, TV, minibar and telephone for your convenience. Bathroom facilities include hairdryer. It should be noted that no alcohol is served at the resort due to religious rules.

As the resort is fairly isolated to provide a tranquil experience, it is pretty inconvenient to get to except by taxis. Situated in the heart of the rainforest, you will be swept off your feet by this breath-taking view.

Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa (online reservation), Taman Negara – Terengganu
Pengkalan Gawi, Hulu Terengganu
21700 Kuala Berang, Terengganu Darul Iman, Malaysia
Tel: 609 666 8301 / 8302
Fax: 609 666 8343 / 8344
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

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