My friends and I can't rate Tanjung Jara Resort high enough. It was fabulous in every way, from the... See full review
28 Jul 2011
Travellers looking for a luxurious haven for their Malaysian retreat find suitable base at Tanjong Jara Resort Dungun. Vacationers can avail of rejuvenating treatments at Spa Village Tanjong Jara on site or tee off at Dungun Golf & Country Club close by. The resort can also arrange for activities like snorkelling, trekking through the jungle, hiking and picnicking by the waterfall or having a half-day river cruise.
Tanjong Jara Resort Dungun boasts beautiful outdoor venues and conference hall ideal for business and social events. The resort also features swimming pools, tennis courts, fitness centre and gift shop and boutique.
Set on Dungun Beach, Tanjong Jara Resort is on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Holidaymakers can enjoy more beach recreations at the beaches of Tanjung Jara and Rantau Abang, home to the leatherback sea turtles.
NOTICE: Tanjong Jara Resort will be closed from 12 October to 12 February every year due to annual maintenance work and upgrades.
60 min drive to the Airport (Kuala Terengganu)
Guests at Resort Tanjong Jara can savour local cuisine at Di Atas Sungei or indulge in Asian and Western fares at Nelayan. Enjoy cocktails at Teratai Terrace.
The traditionally designed suites and rooms are furnished with wooden pieces, plush fabrics and fitted with private bathroom with two vanities and separate bath and shower.
Tanjong Jara Resort Rooms
Single-storey beach front rooms. Each room is furnished with a king-size bed, as well as a sofa bed. A symmetrical sunken outdoor bath sits in its own private garden, and an indoor bathroom features two vanity units with a large indoor shower. The doors and windows open out to a canopied verandah looking over the beautifully landscaped tropical gardens and sea. An ideal location for a romantic honeymoon. **Maximum occupancy per room is 2 adults and 1 child below 12 years. Children accompanying adults will be on existing bedding. Breakfast for children will be on additional charge.
Bumbung rooms are situated above the Serambi Rooms and are similar in size and furnishings, excluding private terraces where the windows open out to a magnificent view of the ocean and gardens. **Maximum occupancy per room is 2 adults and 1 child below 12 years. Children accompanying adults will be on existing bedding. Breakfast for children will be on additional charge.
Situated on the ground floor of two-storey buildings, features a spacious indoor bathroom with two vanity units, separate bath and shower facilities. A partially covered verandah overlooks the tropical gardens and is perfect for a private barbeque dinner. **Maximum occupancy per room is 2 adults and 1 child below 12 years. Children accompanying adults will be on existing bedding. Breakfast for children will be on additional charge.
No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Fitness centre or spa
Doctor on call
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Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia and Firefly operate flights from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore to Kuala Terengganu, Kerteh and Kuantan. You may continue your journey from the airport to the Resort via private car transfers.
The Resort is accessible by road from all major cities within Peninsular Malaysia. It is approximately a mile away from the expressway and one hour drive from Kuala Terengganu Airport. The Resort provides transfers via limousine services from the Kuala Terengganu Airport, Kerteh Airport, Kuantan Airport (in the state of Pahang), or Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at Sepang.
Nearby points of interest
Tasik Kenyir: 80 km
Ideally situated away from the beach and recreational areas near the tennis courts, the conference hall is able to accommodate between 80 and 100 people. It is a perfect venue for corporate conferences and meetings as well as themed events. Events may also be arranged to take place in the garden or on the beach, providing guests with a unique dining experience.
Di Atas Sungei
'Di Atas Sungei' is Malay for 'Above The River' so guests will find it easy to spot this restaurant which literally sits above a river that flows into the South China Sea. Surrounded by lush tropical greenery, and shaded by a huge Ketapang tree, the restaurant opens for breakfast and dinner, and serves authentic Malaysian cuisine.
Situated beside the Resort's free-form pool with a view of the South China Sea, Teratai Terrace serves cocktails in the evenings and offers private dining experiences. Enjoy dinner and drinks under a canopy of stars to the sweet strains of live gamelan music.
'Nelayan' in the Malay language means 'Fisherman'. Befitting the restaurant's name, seafood is the speciality of this outlet. Situated by the sea, the atmosphere at Nelayan is relaxed and informal. A variety of local and Western light meals are served for lunch and the Resort's own fishermen bring in the catch of the day for dinner. Weather permitting, guests have the option of enjoying a delightful alfresco dining experience on the beach featuring bamboo torches and the gentle sound of the waves.
Terms and conditions
Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.
My friends and I can't rate Tanjung Jara Resort high enough. It was fabulous in every way, from the room amenities, landscape, staff service, food to cultural activities. To top it all, the resort was extremely generous in accommodating our early
arrival at 6am and late departure at 7pm - no extra charge for checking in early as well as upgrading us to a bigger beach front room and relocating us to another room after checking out at 12 noon so we had somewhere to keep our luggage and freshen up before leaving the resort. It's a trip that we will remember for a very long time. Thank you HotelClub for making Tanjong Jara affordable at the rate booked and thank you Tanjong Jara for making the resort the way it is. Keep up the good work!