Found on the privately-owned island of Pangkor Laut, the Pangkor Laut Resort is one of the best resorts off the western coast of peninsular Malaysia. It can be reached via Kuala Lumpur International Airport and then a short flight to Pangkor Island. There’s also the option to drive an hour and a half to Lumut, the mainland Malaysia’s nearest town, and then take the 30 min ferry ride towards the resort.
This pristine resort is set among lush vegetation, among the rainforests of this gorgeous island. The Resort co-exists with Mother Nature from all points of view, bringing high-end technology closer to it.
The resort, consisting of 142 rooms, suites and villas, instantly becomes a favorite in the mind of every guest. There are Sea Villas above the waterline, on stilts, invaded by high amounts of light, in addition to virgin rainforest the throw of a stick away from the private Hill or Gardena Villa.
If you’d like to try something good to eat, exotic flavors are provided by the many dining venues upon this island. There is the authentic Malay on the Garden Terrace or traditional Chinese in Uncle Lim’s Kitchen. There is also a spa waiting to cover your body with expensive substances, while the island makes for a gorgeous place to explore – guests can practice kayaking, jogging or even sailboat.
Nightly rates at Pangkor Lau Resort start at MYR 708 or around $229.