TANJONG JARA RESORT

Facing a crescent-shaped beach of golden sand, shaded by tall palms rustling in the breeze with views of the turquoise sea, Tanjong Jara Resort is attended to by a people steeped in traditions as timeless as Terengganu itself. 

Located on the pristine East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, explore a sanctuary of traditional luxury and well-being steeped in age-old Malay traditions. Designed to reflect the elegance of 17th century Malay palaces, this tranquil resort offers a genuine taste of the region's spirit and its rich natural heritage. Based on the Malay concept of Sucimurni, which emphasises purity of spirit, health and well-being, this secluded hideaway encourages true rejuvenation of both body and spirit. 

Authentic in architecture and attitude, always warm and welcoming, here is an environment to let go, relax deeply and take time to rediscover yourself, your family or your friends; surrounded by the resort’s staff drawn from the local villages, who truly embody the gentle Malay art of service and hospitality. Discover a wide variety of possible experiences - lazy and languid, energetic and outdoors, indulgent and regenerative, cultural and enlightening - choose whether to fold them into a single visit, or craft each visit differently to meet your needs.

FEATURES

Accommodation

Facing a beautiful crescent-shaped stretch of golden beach, the architecture of Tanjong Jara Resort was inspired by 17th century Malay palaces and won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture. 

Furnished in local timber and rich fabrics, each of Tanjong Jara Resort's rooms commands a view of the South China Sea or the resort’s tropical landscaped gardens. 

Our luxury beach accommodation's amenities include comfortable bedding, a writing desk, a powered safe, a day bed, a large open en-suite bathroom with an oversized bathtub, separate shower and two vanity units, and an outdoor verandah. 

Dining

With a focus on freshness and local flavours, dining at Tanjong Jara Resort's restaurants is scenic, exquisite and informal; offering traditional Malaysian dishes or delectable Western fare. 

Honouring the best ingredients on its doorstep, coastal cuisine is one of the highlights of Tanjong Jara Resort, and with a selection of charming settings, meals here are relaxed, enjoyable experiences; whether on the beach gazing out to sea, under the shade of rustling palms or over the meandering river.

Spa Village Tanjong Jara
Spa Village

Every breath is pure refreshment, a relaxation of the soul, a pure journey of revival. In Malay we call this Sucimurni. In Malaysia it is Tanjong Jara. 

The philosophy of Sucimurni emphasizes purity of spirit, health, and well-being. The award-winning Spa Village Tanjong Jara is a sanctuary anchored in this ancient Malay way of life. 

The unique restorative Malay treatments here have been handed down from generation to generation, ensuring their authenticity, and therapeutic value. At the Spa Village Tanjong Jara these long held health and beauty traditions are revived for you to enjoy. Treat yourself to this rich history, in which unique natural ingredients found in various indigenous herbs and plants are combined with the skills of our resident Malay healers to provide a very special health and beauty experience. 

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dining on the Rocks

  • Secrets of A Malay Kitchen

  • Kampong Sucimurni Lifestyle

  • Lang Tengah Turtle Watch

  • Diving at Tenggol Island

  • Marang Eco River Cruise

  • Jungle Trekking to Chemerung Waterfall

  • Syurga Tujuh

  • Bicycle Tour