Kuala Terengganu

Tanjong Jara Resort

'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.

In Our Opinion

'An encapsulating resort teeming with character and charm, great for first time visitors to Malaysia and especially for honeymoon couples'

Di Atas Sungei
Breakfast offers Western favourites and local delicacies. Dinner has a unique twist with no printed menus. Instead the Resort’s Menu Masters, experts in local cuisine, assist guests in crafting their own personal menu. Open from 07.00 - 11.00 and for dinner between 19.00 - 22.30.
While the restaurant’s speciality is its seafood, a variety of Asian and Western dishes are served for lunch and dinner. Open from 12.00 - 17.00 and dinner between 19.00 - 22.30.
Teratai Terrace
Situated beside the Resort’s free-form pool with a view of the South China Sea, Teratai Terrace is an al fresco dining experience that offers local delicacies and simple Western cuisine in the afternoons and cocktails in the evenings. Private dining experiences can also be arranged. Open from 12.00 - 17.00 and 19.30 - 22.30.
Dinner on the Beach
Indulge in a romantic dinner under against the backdrop of the moonlit waters of the South China Sea, a delectable five-course set dinner is served.
In-Villa Dining
Indulge and treat your senses to a special occasion on the beach or in stunning locations around the resort. Guests can pick from a gourmet picnic or a multi-course menu.


• Gift shop and boutique
• Tennis courts
• Fitness centre
• Two swimming pools

Spa Village Tanjong Jara
The award-winning Spa Village Tanjong Jara is a complex of structures, gardens and ponds that feature a variety of traditional Malay massages and therapies. These unique restorative treatments have been handed down over generations, and use natural local ingredients. The healing properties of these indigenous herbs and plants combined with the skills of the resident Malay spa therapists provide an experience that both relaxes and rejuvenates.

Resort Activities
The resort offers a selection of activities including:
• Jara Hill walk with resort naturalist and Malay herbal garden visit
• Kampong Sucimurni lifestyle
• PADI snorkelling or diving excursions at Tenggol Island (Mar-Sep)
• Chemerung Waterfall excursion with picnic lunch
• Turtle hatchery in resort
• Traditional Malay home cooking class and local market visit
• Guided bicycle tour to local village
• Dungun night market
• Selection of outdoor games

• Concierge
• Transfers and hotel bookings
• Airline reservations and confirmations
• Limousine
• Internet access (library and reception area)
• Laundry
• Babysitting (upon request)
• Medical services (upon request)
• Conference hall

Honeymooner Benefit
• Cocktail and floral bath on day of arrival
• One complimentary couple spa treatment per stay
• All room types

Please note:
• Minimum stay of 3 nights required
• Copy of marriage certificate required upon check-in

Wedding Anniversary Benefit
• Cocktail and floral bath on day of arrival
• One complimentary couple spa treatment per stay
• All room types

Please note:
• Minimum stay of 3 nights required
• Anniversary must fall on the month of stay

Tanjong Jara Resort welcomes families with children of all ages and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay.

• Children under the age of 2 can stay complimentary with parents in any of the rooms within the room’s maximum limit
• Each room has a daybed which can be made up for older children
• All rooms can accommodate 2 adults, 1 child and 1 infant
• Serambi has 6 sets of interconnecting rooms
• Serambi Sea View have 2 interconnecting rooms

• Meal options are available for children on request
• Guests can also ask the chef to make a custom order

Swimming Pool
• There is a children’s wading pool
• 6.7 x 8.4 metres
• 0.85 metres depth

Family Entertainment / Activities
• Batik painting class
• Traditional handicraft class every Monday and Wednesday 14:30 for 1 hour
• Kids aged 9 and above may join the Jara Hill Walk when accompanied by their parents
• Feed fish and tortoise at the ponds near the lobby
• Volleyball
• Sepak Takraw
• Petanque

• Babysitting services are available
• Advanced notice is required
• There is an additional surcharge after night
• Each babysitter can accommodate up to 2 children
• Recommended for children aged 2 years and above
• RM20 per child, per hour
• MYR30 per child, per hour for services after midnight


Located on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Tanjong Jara Resort is approximately one hour drive from Kuala Terengganu Airport.

Nearby Attractions
• Snorkelling or diving in Tenggol Island
• Chemerung Waterfall excusion
• Jara walk
• Eco-adventure Marang River cruise