There is a lot more to Malaysia than just beaches, parties, attractions and malls. Forget about the beaches for a while and spread some love on our forest retreats. A retreat in the forests will not only soothe your mind but also completely disconnect you from the hustle and bustle of the city. The picturesque view of the plush green landscape coupled with calm and airy surroundings, it is sure to leave you refreshed. There is something about being amidst nature that just calms us down instantly. For some, it is the feel of grass on the skin that soothes the mind; for others, it is simply taking in the tranquil sights of mountains, trees and wildlife coexisting peacefully.
Travelling in and around Malaysia is quite convenient since it has some major bus terminals and express buses are the preferred mode of transport here. Tickets for which can be booked online from redbus. Alternatively, you can also download the Android or iOS app from respective App stores and save some time and money.
Whatever be the reason, jungle retreats are a soul refresher, and if a break from stress is what you were looking for in Malaysia, this is where you should be put up:
The Shorea: Snuggled in lush greenery of the huge jungle abode, The Shorea has four exclusive boutique retreat chalets whose windows open up to tall trees and blue skies. Away from all city disturbances, this spot is perfect for the ones looking for some secluded time. What more? The infinity pool that faces the mountains is a mesmerizing experience in itself. The wooden villas are completely air conditioned and are equipped with free wifi. Located in Kampung Orang Asli. The place is just 20 minutes away from the Seramban Bus Terminal Station. Seramban town is approximately 9 kms from Shorea. If you coming here from the international air port it wil take you around 30 minutes by road. Each villa has a private balcony with beautiful views of the forest. The bathrooms are outdoor and are equipped with bathtubs. Although the place is amidst jungle it includes modern facilities like a TV, rice cooker, refrigerator and a kitchen with stove. The best part is that the guests can cook within the privacy of their own villa. However, if you are no that keen on cooking yourself, you can head to the Shorea Dining Pavillion.
Idaman House: Also located in Janda Baik, Pahang, Idaman House provides cozy family accommodation for ten, with 5 rooms furnished with king, queen or double beds and attached bathrooms with bathtubs or shower cubicle. Some of the facilities include a spacious living hall, basement lounge, fully equipped kitchen, satellite television, Wi-Fi Internet access, private outdoor pool and tree house. . Once you’ve relaxed here enough, make sure to get your detective hats on and look for the secret tree house. It is one of the best places if you are looking forward for business as well as leisure activities.