Malaysian Jungle Retreat: A Destination for Mind, Body and Spirit

| 6/24/2014 10:09:00 AM

Marilyn JonesTwo hours north of Kuala Lumpur is Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, consistently rated as one of the best spas in Malaysia. “Abandon all worldly concerns and stresses of life,” their website instructs. “Surrender to absolute serenity and harmony amidst a landscape of wondrous, eternal beauty.”


geothermal hot springs and swimming pool
At the center of the resort are the geothermal hot springs and swimming pool.

The retreat certainly deserves its accolades and delivers on its promises: the jungle setting is something out of a book or movie; the personnel friendly, helpful and professional.

Friendly and attentive staff
Friendly and attentive staff takes care of everything at the resort and spa.

The resort is located in a valley surrounded by towering Paleozoic limestone hills with mysterious caves, jungles and waterfalls. At its center is a geothermal hot springs and expansive swimming pool. Along the perimeter are 25 villas – each with such luxuries as private swimming pools, hot tubs, and living room and dining areas.