[Updated 4 January 2021]
Sometimes, we deserve a break from the bustling city life. Whenever you feel like your busy workdays have gotten the best of you, it's time to escape to some of the best nature resorts in Perak!
Circled by an abundance of greenery and cooling breeze, scroll down to see the amazing nature resorts in Perak that are perfect for your next refreshing getaway.
1. Sementra Nature Resort
Credit: Sementra Nature Resort on Facebook
Situated in the rainforest of Gopeng in Perak, you'll find tranquillity at Sementra Nature Resort
. Home to the Rajah Brooke butterflies (named after James Brooke, the Rajah of Sarawak), this nature resort in Perak has many chalets for couples and families to spend the night in nature.
When you book a stay, you can choose one of the three chalet types: Larva, Puupa, and Mekar. Couples can stay in the Larva chalet (with a lake view) while small families can stay in the Puupa chalet (with three beds). You can read more about Sementra Nature Resort here
: Starts at RM588 on Agoda
: Lot 15918, Kampung Ulu Geroh, 31600, Gopeng, Perak
: +605 352 0363
2. Belum Rainforest Resort
As of October 2020, Belum Rainforest Resort is only open to group reservations between 10 and 30 guests. Kindly reach out to them in advance for any reservation enquiries.
Did you know that Belum Rainforest Resort
is actually located on an island in Tasik Belum? Ideal for nature lovers, it's the kind of retreat that encourages you to sit back, relax and forget about the pending work emails you have to answer. Why bother opening your laptop when you have a view of the 130-million-year-old rainforest around you?
Belum Rainforest Resort also has many types of accommodation to stay in, ranging from a houseboat to a private villa. Additionally, there are many things to do in this nature resort in Perak including nature walks, night trekking, hornbill viewing and even tracking the famous Rafflesia flower.
Starts at RM350 via their website
Pulau Banding, 33300 Gerik, Perak
+605 791 6800
3. The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat
For some travellers, soaking in a hot spring for a few hours may not be enough. If you want to turn it into a full-blown staycation in Perak, we recommend spending the night at The Banjaran Hot Springs Retreat
Just a 15-minute
drive from Ipoh, it's also known as Malaysia's first luxury natural hot springs wellness retreat. Sprawled with lavish villas complete with a jacuzzi hot tub with natural geothermal hot-spring water or a private plunge pool, it's a vacation worth splurging for romantic getaways. Rate
: Starts at RM1,313 on Agoda
(the accommodation includes access to the hot springs)
: 1, Persiaran Lagoon, Sunway 3, 31150 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
: +605 210 7777
4. Lost World Of Tambun
There's more to Lost World of Tambun
than just a destination that has a theme park, hotel and hot springs. As a matter of fact, this family-friendly attraction also offers a cool glamping experience. You can choose to stay in a well-equipped glamping tent or the all-new Malayana Floating Villa.
The nightly rates may be expensive but the package includes access to Lost World of Tambun and Lost World Hot Springs Night Park as well as discounts on Crystal Spa treatment.
: Our contributor Miera shared her experience staying in the Malayana Floating Villa at Lost World of Tambun. You can read her review here
: Starts at RM1,078 via their website (2 guests)
Address : No.1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway 1, Sunway City Ipoh, 31150 Ipoh, Perak Contact
: +605 540 8888
5. Xscape Tambun
Opened in mid-2019, Xscape Tambun
is one of the latest hidden nature resorts in Perak you should visit. Just a short drive from the famous Lost World of Tambun theme park, this is the place to go for a getaway that combines serenity and outdoor recreation.
Whether you're staying as a couple or with your family, this nature resort offers plenty of fun activities to keep everyone entertained. Besides throwing a picnic party or barbecuing some juicy wings, you can also participate in a cave exploration or catch some adrenaline rush from the popular flying fox. You can read more about Xscape Tambun here
Starts at RM150 on Agoda
Lot 146134, Persiaran Lagun Sunway 1, Sunway City Ipoh, 31150 Ipoh, Perak
+6012 522 6355
6. The Haven All Suite Resort
Credit: The Haven All Suite Resort, Ipoh on Facebook
Naturally framed by beautiful limestones, lush forests and twinkling lake, planning a weekend getaway to The Haven All Suite Resort, Ipoh is a must. A gorgeous five-star luxury resort that sits on a 280-million-year-old virgin rainforest, prepare to indulge in
an all-inclusive luxurious family getaway unlike any other.
Credit: The Haven All Suite Resort, Ipoh on Facebook
Inspired by the surrounding nature, it's no surprise that all of the rooms are brimming with neutral and earthy tones. As the name suggests, this luxury resort is an all-suite accommodation with various rooms catering to different types of travellers. You can read more about The Haven All Suite Resort here
Starts at RM579 on their website
: Jalan Haven, 31150 Ipoh, Perak
: +605 540 0000
If you're looking for the best nature resorts in Perak to stay in, we hope you've found the perfect accommodation from our list. For more options, check out our recommended reads below!