This beach hotel was constructed in 17th century traditional Malay architectural style and won the coveted Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The design of the resort is derived from the elegantly-crafted wooden palaces of Malay sultans from long ago and it involved extensive research into traditional forms of craftsmanship, mainly from the east coast of Malaysia. Malay culture and heritage are clearly present in every aspect of this resort, from the way the rooms and suites are designed, to the elaborate detailing in the woodwork and the Gamelan music played every evening. This family-friendly, air-conditioned establishment offers guests a 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, a lift, a pub and a restaurant. In addition, conference facilities, a WLAN access point, room and laundry services and parking are available.
The resort is located on the east coast of the Malaysian peninsula, between Kuala Terengganu in the North and Kuantan in the South. The resort is built on a 17-hectare site facing the South China Sea. The river town of Dungun lies to the West of Tanjong Jara, around 8 km away, and it is around a 20-minute car ride to the Dungun Night Market.
Every room is intricately designed, using rich local timbers and tastefully furnished with luxurious local fabrics. The rooms are all positioned so as to offer panoramic views of the South China Sea as well as the beautiful tropical landscaped gardens. All rooms have satellite TV, a direct dial telephone with international dialling, tea and coffee making facilities, an in-room safe and a fridge as well as centrally regulated air conditioning, an en suite bathroom with toiletries, a writing table, and a hairdryer. The resort offers guests a choice of three types of accommodation.
The award-winning Tanjong Club is a complex of structures, gardens and pools, housing a state-of-the-art gym, and a therapy centre that features programmes for relaxation and stress relief. Based on Malay healing treatments, traditional Malay medicine and treatment is a national treasure that has been handed down from generation to generation. Stretching back more than a thousand years, the practice is believed to have its origin in the convergence of Malay, Arab, Indian and Chinese influence during the days of the Melaka Sultanate. At the Tanjong Club, these long-held health and beauty secrets are revived. Guests may treat themselves to the traditional recipes born of age-old customs, a unique blend of natural ingredients found in various indigenous herbs and plants as well as remedies for total health and beauty in the authentic Malay tradition. As a memento of guests' experience with us at Tanjong Jara, a Batik Sarong is presented daily with treatments.
""Di Atas Sungei"" is Malay for ""Above The River"" so guests will find it easy to spot this restaurant which literally sits above a river that flows into the South China Sea. Surrounded by lush tropical greenery and in the shade of a huge Ketapang tree, the restaurant opens for breakfast and dinner, and serves authentic Malaysian cuisine. The midday and evening meals are available in buffet form or may be ordered à la carte or from a set menu.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV