It is not surprising that the Cameron Highlands in central Malaysia are a well-liked vacation destination given its temperate climate, lush tea plantations, jungle paths, and top-notch lodging alternatives. Here are our picks for the top lodging options.
Century Pines Resort
This family-friendly resort’s furnishings are best characterised as mid-century contemporary, with lots of warm lighting, plush carpeting, and thick draperies. You may awaken to the peaceful sights and sounds of nature because every room either overlooks the garden or offers a peaceful view of the mountains. There is an on-site spa that offers a wide range of therapeutic treatments for those in need of some pampering, but those want to get their heart rate up can visit the hotel gym or sign up for one of the many hiking or cycling tours offered.
The Smokehouse Hotel
This Tudor-style boutique hotel and adjacent golf course were constructed in 1939. Have a pleasant vacation here. The garden features traditional flowerbeds and well-kept lawns, all in keeping with the English country concept. The well-appointed bedrooms provide optimum relaxation following a day of exploring the rolling hills, and the Tudor flavour permeates every room. Enjoy a great traditional English breakfast in the morning. Not to be missed is the afternoon tea, which includes fluffy scones, cream, and strawberry jam.
Cameron Highlands Resort
The lovely 56-room Cameron Highlands Resort was formerly a 1930s home and is located 1,500m (4,921ft) above sea level in a forested mountain landscape. With large French doors, timber-beamed ceilings, and plantation shutters, the interiors pay homage to the building’s opulent colonial past. With rolling hills and a verdant forest as a backdrop, the golf course is beautifully visible from every hotel and suite. Along with the English-Asian fusion cuisine, the views from the elegant restaurant are a pleasure. During your visit, schedule some time to visit the on-site spa, where treatments feature natural ingredients and traditional healing techniques.
Strawberry Park Resort
Strawberry Park Resort is a stunning property with amazing views of the highlands, situated on a vast seven-acre (2.8ha) tract. Make sure to reserve a balcony-equipped room so you can take in your surroundings from dawn until dark. The building’s facade has a neo-Tudor look, while the interior’s polished wood flooring and monochromatic furnishings give the rooms a contemporary vibe. Upgrade to an apartment for an opulent stay that includes a fireplace and whirlpool tub. There are numerous restaurants serving anything from homemade pizza to wiener schnitzel. There is even a nightclub if you want to party all night long.
The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands
Staying at this Tudor-style country estate will transport you into a delightful, fantasy-like world. The Valley of Eternal Spring, where The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands is situated, offers views of the peaceful woodlands and rolling hills. Tanah Rata and Ringlet, where you can observe various natural wonders, are only a short drive away. To learn more about the Cameron Highlands, you can also reserve a guided jungle excursion. Regarding accommodations, each room boasts a variety of Tudor-inspired elements, including four-poster beds and beamed ceilings. If you need a post-hike pick-me-up, there is a spa, and the main restaurant has an old-world theme.