'Exclusive Malay Hideaway'
Tanjong Jara Resort faces the South China Sea and boasts a shoreline of palm-fringed golden sand. Inspired by 17th century Malay palaces, the resort blends elegantly with its surrounding landscape and has earned the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. All rooms are crafted from fine local materials and combine intricate design with rich timber and fabric, along with picture-perfect views of the ocean or tropical gardens. Dine in one of three restaurants offering local delicacies and flavours or explore a selection of private dining experiences. Resort activities include snorkelling and diving excursions, plus guided bicycle tours of the local village; there is an award-winning spa that features a variety of traditional Malay massages and treatments that should not be missed.