Top five kid friendly retreats in Malaysia
July 28, 2016
Looking for a short vacation while traveling with the little ones? There are plenty of resorts within Malaysia that provide parents a relaxing holiday while kids can enjoy all sorts of exciting activities. We have put together a list of five resorts in Malaysia for your next family adventure.
LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort – Johor Bahru
Legoland is the largest theme park in the southernmost state of Peninsular Malaysia that boasts a huge water park and famous rides. Arrive at the spectacular dragon-guarded entrance and be captivated by interactive LEGO features, themed play areas and kid’s entertainment and family restaurant. Not to be missed to stay at LEGOLAND hotel. There are three popular LEGO themed rooms at this resort; Pirate, Kingdom or Adventure that will amaze your children.
Club Med Cherating – Pahang
Asia’s largest Club Med and the third biggest in the world is the perfect beach getaway for the whole family. The Family Resort has club facilities for children from two years old with activities like water games, cooking classes, archery, fashion shows, and more. Babies under two years will be taken care off by the competent G.O’s (Gracious Organizers – qualified childcare providers).
Club Med Baby Welcome package provides baby foods, cot, changing mat, baby bath, high-chair and even pushchairs. There’s a 24 hours baby feeding and equipment room that has a mixer, microwave, bottle warmer, fruit, yoghurt, biscuits, cereals and long-life milk. For an adult evening, you get to leave your children at the group babysitting Pyjama Club.
Sunway Resort City – Selangor
Sunway Lagoon at Sunway Resort City has the ultimate theme park experience with over 80 attractions, including the world’s largest man-made surf beach with waves up to eight-feet high! This multiple award-winning theme park is home to Malaysia’s first bungee jump, Malaysia’s first surf simulator, the world’s first Waterplexx 5D and the world’s largest water ride – the Vuvuzela. With a 206-metre flying fox line and a 428-metre suspension bridge plus a wildlife park with 140 species of exotic animals, this park will keep adventurous children occupied while parents shop at the Sunway Pyramid shopping mall or relax at the Sunway Resort Hotel’s Mandara Spa.
Golden Sands Resort – Penang
This family-friendly resort entertains its young guests with rainbow-hued slides. The Adventure Zone, located on the grounds of Golden Sands Resort, Penang, by Shangri-La, is a massive indoor facility with various drop slides and multiple sections of modular play equipment. The Cool Zone Kids Club is catered to those aged five to 12 years old with fun activities like sand art, pool games, kite making and golf putting. Meals and snacks are provided for the children and mobile phones are available for loan if you really want to stay in contact with your child. There are also baby-friendly services at the resort such as bottle sterilization, breast milk storage, baby cot and stroller for rent. The resort has coin-operated laundry machines so you can pack light.
Lost World Of Tambun Hotel, Resort & Spa – Ipoh
A great family retreat from the busy city life, the Lost World Hotel is nestled amongst the lush hills of Ipoh, Perak with views of limestone hills and lush greeneries. Next to the hotel grounds is the Lost World Of Tambun theme park with a wave pool, giant water slides, various amusement rides, a petting zoo and the Tin Valley where young visitors can learn about Ipoh’s historic tin mining heritage. In the evenings, the Lost World Hot Springs & Spa is open to those who wish to soak in the natural therapeutic benefits of the hot springs.