Malihom, Balik Pulau
|Kiri N/T 168, Bukit Penara, Mukim 6, 11000, Balik Pulau, Penang, MALAYSIA.|
Description: MalihomPerched on a hilltop and surrounded by lush tropical forest, Malihom Private Estate is a delightful boutique property located in the heart of Penang island. Malihom is situated in eight historic rice barns, all carefully restored to offer unique accommodation in a quiet, secluding setting.
Standing just twenty kilometres from historic Georgetown, Malihom is ideal for quiet visits to this delightful corner of Penang. Activities available from the property include guided walking tours of Georgetown (A UNESCO World Heritage Site) with lunch and transfers, massages, and exploring the magnificent countryside on foot or by bicycle. Bicycles are available for hire. Malihom boasts a large infinity pool for relaxing dips with spectacular views, and there is also a lounge and bar in the main house.
Malihom's eight unique cabins are all individually furnished and decorated, featuring noble timber flooring, massive wood beams and panelling, and colonial style furniture. Each cabin has a large balcony, offering sweeping views of the tropical rainforest. Malihom's restaurant offers delicious set menus based on Thai, Burmese and international cuisine, with the accent on market-fresh produce.
Type of rooms: MalihomChalet Type A:
Air-conditioned chalet includes a mosquito net, electric kettle, minibar and seating area. It features a wooden deck with bamboo hammock, and offers a private bathroom with shower. One queen-size bed. Chalet size 34 sq m.
Chalet Type B:
This larger air-conditioned chalet includes a mosquito net, electric kettle, minibar and seating area. It features a private bathroom with bathtub and shower facility. Two single beds. Chalet size 48 sq m.
Chalet Type C:
Spacious air-conditioned chalet includes a mosquito net, electric kettle, minibar and seating area. It features a wooden deck with bamboo hammock, and offers a private open-air bathroom with bathtub and shower facility. One king-size bed. Chalet size 49 sq m.
Chalet Type D:
This Spacious air-conditioned chalet includes a mosquito net, electric kettle, minibar and seating area. It features a wooden deck with bamboo hammock, and offers a private bathroom with bathtub and shower facility. One king-size bed. Chalet size 57 sq m.
Chalet Type E:
This spacious air-conditioned chalet includes a mosquito net, electric kettle, minibar and seating area. It features a private bathroom with outdoor shower facility. One king-size bed and one single bed. Chalet size 71 sq m.
All chalets feature: Balcony, air-conditioning, LCD TV & DVD, mini-bar, safe, fan and hair dryer. En suite-bathroom.
Additional information: Malihom
Free private parking is available at a nearby location.
Transfer services can be arranged on prior notice.
Satellite TV is available in the main house.
Number of rooms: 9
Official category: 2 stars Lodge.
Languages spoken: Malay, English.Smoking policy: There are non-smoking rooms available.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
Restaurant closed: Open every day for breakfast, from 07:30am. to 10:30am.
Lunch, from 12:00 noon to 14:30pm.
Dinner, from 19:00pm. to 22:30pm.
How to get here: The easiest route is to go via the airport way on Jalan Bayan Lepas.
Drive past the airport towards Balik Pulau town.
The road continues on to Jalan Teluk Kumbar.
After about 15 minutes of driving, you will see a sign for 'Genting' on your right and a large white water tank on your left.
Continue for another 150 metres and you should see a sign for Malihom.
Turn right at the signboard and drive downhill until you see another Malihom signboard.
Turn right at the second signboard. The road at this turn off is a narrow and winding country road.
Continue to follow the Malihom signs for about 1km.
This is a fairly quiet road but you still need to watch for oncoming vehicles.
Important note: When you reach the foothill, the road up to Malihom is a single directional traffic oriented road. We have a traffic signal indicator located next to the fish pond by the road. You will need to take note of the following:
* If you see the red signal light flashing,that means a car is on its way downhill.
Please wait by the foothill for the car to pass before you proceed to drive up. Upon reaching the top before the gate, please deactivate the flashing red light by pressing the red button.
* If the red signal is not flashing, please activate the signal by pressing the green button to inform vehicles at the top of the hill that you are driving up.
Proceed to drive up carefully. Upon reaching the top, please deactivate the flashing red light by pressing the red button.
GPS Coordinates: 5° 19' 14.39'' N 100° 13' 45.33'' E
Nearest airport: Penang International Airport - 13,2 km.