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Cameron Highlands Resort
Why we like it
- Set amidst tea plantations and rolling hills, this tranquil boutique hideaway promises all the splendour, romance and nostalgia of Cameron Highlands' grand colonial heritage
- Tall French doors, timber-beamed ceilings and plantation shutters make the luxury rooms exude colonial charm
- Enjoy a refreshing round of golf, a pink-cheeked ramble along jungle trails, or a leisurely walk through tea plantations and strawberry farms
This is an ideal resort for families, honeymooners and holidaymakers who love to discover the historic tales and charms of old world cities, learning about local traditions while following walking trails through the working plantations and rural countryside.
I count myself very fortunate to have had Chris Hamlin respond to my initial enquiry about a safari holiday. In fact, I had almost decided to book a similar trip with another tour operator, when I made the enquiry with A&K. Chris's willingness to engage and his knowledge of the destination resorts were impressive. Within a very short space of time he was able to tailor-make a family holiday to suit our budget and our trav
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Cameron Highlands Resort is situated on the largest hill retreat in Malaysia, surrounded by breathtaking scenery, lush greenery, rolling hills and Tudor-styled cottages. The luxurious boutique resort features 56 beautifully-appointed rooms and suites, and fronts Cameron Highlands' 18-hole golf course. It also houses the third wellness centre of the award-winning Spa Village group, which offers exotic treatments focusing on the healing and restorative properties of tea.
Located in the state of Pahang, approximately 200 kilometres north of Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands is a beautiful holiday destination and the only place where you can find tea plantations and strawberries in Malaysia. At about 1,800 metres above sea level, it is the highest area on the mainland and enjoys a cool climate and fresh air, with temperatures ranging between 15° and 25° Celsius.
Much of the character of the highlands remains unchanged since colonial times. It is endearingly known to some as the 'little corner of England in Asia'. The cool climate on the picturesque plateau and its surrounding hills and forest make this a popular retreat for golfing, jungle trekking and exploration of the many plantations and gardens. Cameron Highlands Resort is ideal all year round for families, honeymooners and holidaymakers out to satiate their appetites for trails, tales and tradition.
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Nights: 13 | from £3,595pp
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Legends & Longhouses
Nights: 11 | from £2,695pp
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Borneo Wildlife Adventure
Nights: 8 | from £3,365pp
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Nights: 3 | from £1,595pp
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