Pangkor Laut Resort is a luxurious property, offering hillside and over-water villas, set on a private Malaysian island. Home to a variety of wildlife from long-tailed macaques to sea eagles, the resort also boasts fantastic dining options and facilities.
Pangkor Laut Resort has 140 rooms, which are located in villas either nestled into the rainforest on the island's hillside or perched on stilts over the bay's azure waters. The interior of the villas meld contemporary comfort with traditional design elements. All of the villas boast large bathrooms with over-sized bathtubs, and either a terrace or balcony with sunloungers. There are some wonderful dining options to choose from. The cuisine on offer ranges across Asian flavours at the Feast Village, Uncle Lim's Kitchen and the private dining experience at The Straits, international dishes and lighter options at the Royal Bay Beach Club and the beachside Chapman's Bar and delicious fresh seafood at the renowned Fisherman's Cove. There are also some fabulous destination dining locations. The resort also has plenty of facilities to enjoy. There is an inviting swimming pool which overlooks the bay. The heavenly four-acre Spa Village also has its own pool, reserved for spa guests. The spa's pavilions have been specially designed to facilitate a huge range of treatments, including practices from India, Bali, Thailand and Malaysia. There is plenty of opportunity to make the most of the resort's incredible natural surroundings, with island hopping, snorkelling and fishing trips, jungle trekking, and a number of watersports.
When to visit
Located on the privately owned island of Pangkor Laut, 3 miles (4.8km) off the west coast of Peninsula Malaysia along the Straits of Malacca.
12-hour international flight to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. From KL you can travel to Pangkor Laut by either land or air. By land it's a 3-hour drive to Marina Island Pangkor, and then a boat will take you on to Pangkor Laut Island. It is also possible to travel from Subang or Ipoh Airports. For something extra special, helicopter transfers are available.