The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Ipoh
|No .1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway 3, 31150, Ipoh, Perak, MALAYSIA.|
Description: The Banjaran Hotsprings RetreatEnjoying a spectacular location, nestled in a lush tropical valley and with a backdrop of towering cliffs and mountains, the Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat is situated by natural hot springs and fabulous limestone caves. This unique boutique property offers luxury accommodation and exclusive wellness experiences in a quiet, secluded setting.
The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat's quiet location, just over ten kilometres from the centre of Ipoh, means that it is an ideal spot totally relaxing visits to this beautiful area of Malaysia. Everything in the retreat is geared towards guests' tranquillity and calm, and the Banjaran offers a huge range of unique natural features to compliment the Spa and Wellness journey. These include geothermal hot springs dipping pools, a thermal steam cave, an ice bath and a crystal cave, to name but a few.
Gastronomic pleasures are not forgotten at the Banjaran, and guests can dine in the calming settings of the Pomelo Restaurant, both indoors and outdoors. The restaurant takes its name from a famous Ipoh fruit, and features flavourful yet healthy dining. Set within a limestone cave, the magnificent Jeff's Cellar is one of the most unique wine bars in the world. Here, guests can savour a wide range of organic and rare wines in a setting of ethereal lighting, intimate cave interiors and a breathtaking natural water feature.
Type of rooms: The Banjaran Hotsprings RetreatWater Villa:
Overlooking a water canal adorned with a spread of plants, the spacious Water Villas are the perfect choice for relaxing on a balcony, surrounded by water and accompanied with the restful sounds of the canal.
Villa size 155 sq m.
Complete with their own courtyards, the Garden Villas are an excellent choice for guests who enjoy being at one with nature. The villas feature a backdrop of natural caves and the pristine jungle and are perfect for a quiet break from the bustling city. Villa size 261 sq m.
All villas feature: a master suite comprising a luxurious 210 cm king-sized bed with 10cm thick "feather-bed" topped mattress, feather-down duvet, cotton-rich linens and hypo-allergenic pillows. En-suite seating area, a patio with private pool, living and dining area, private outdoor rain shower and a sunken Jacuzzi with natural geo-thermal hot springs water. Aromatherapy body care amenities.
Inclusive Services: butler service; daily breakfast; daily local newspaper; nightly turn-down service; movie and music library; daily yoga and retreat activities; complimentary use of the Banjaran's unique features.
Additional information: The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat
Free private parking is available on site. Reservation is necessary.
Airport transfers can be arranged on request. Charges apply.
Children aged 12 and over are welcome at The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat.
Number of rooms: 25
Official category: 5 stars.
Languages spoken: Malay, English.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB.
Restaurant closed: Open daily for breakfast, from 07:00am. to 11:00am.
Lunch, from 12 noon to 15:30pm.
Afternoon Tea, from 15:00pm. to 17:00pm.
Dinner, from 18:00pm. to 22:00pm. (Last order at 21:30pm.)
How to get here: Ipoh is located on the North-South Highway, to the north of Kuala Lumpur.
Take the Ipoh South Toll Plaza Exit No. 138 if you come from Kuala Lumpur, and the Ipoh North Toll Plaza (Jelapang) Exit No. 141 if you come from Penang.
Look out for road signs that lead you to The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat along the road from either one of the exits.
GPS Coordinates: 4° 37' 51.55'' N 101° 9' 25.36'' E
Nearest airport: Kuala Lumpur International Airport - 249 km.