Tiarasa Escapes, a glamping resort in Janda Baik

As many of us are longing to get back to nature, more glampsites have been cropping up across Malaysia. They feature a variety of unique accommodations such as large dome tents and mini pods, which lets us immerse ourselves in idyllic natural settings without having to rough it out.

Located just a 45-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur is Tiarasa Escapes, another pick for nature lovers looking to glamp in style. This resort offers treetop and tent-style accommodations, and hosts a plethora of nature activities such as riverside picnicking and outdoor movie sessions.

Read on to find out more about this glamping resort.

A glamping resort located amidst a lush forest 

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Situated on the foot of the picturesque Janda Baik in Bentong, Pahang, is Tiarasa Escapes. With stylish villas outfitted with canopy roofs to mimic camping tents, and facilities such as swimming pools, this glampsite is a solid pick for a great glamping experience not far from KL. 

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The interiors of the resort’s rooms are as comfortable and lavish as a fancy hotel – think large beds and wood furnishings, as well as glass doors draped with soft white curtains that give off old-world and enchanting vibes.

Stunning views are expected with a stay at a glamping resort. At Tiarasa Escapes, you can expect to wake up to views of nature as it is located amidst a lush forest.

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To make the most of the surrounding environment, Tiarasa Escapes also has Treetop Villa accommodations that are perched on elevated platforms within clusters of trees. Each room is gorgeously rustic in style, and comprises a spacious bedroom, private bathroom with a bathtub, and cosy balcony where guests can enjoy views of the breathtaking landscape below.

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Concepts and sizes of the tented villas differ – you can take your pick among these:

  • Dragonfly Villas: RM1,151/night for 2 pax
  • Hornbill Villas: RM1,383/night for 4 pax
  • Rajah Brooke Family Suite: RM1,847/night for 6 pax
  • Treetop Villas: RM1,383/night

Riverside picnics & outdoor movie nights

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If you’re looking to unwind from your daily routine in nature, it’s highly recommended that you check out the array of activities offered at Tiarasa Escapes.

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Explore the surrounding jungled hills with the guidance of an experienced ranger to discover rare species of tropical birds, like crimson-winged woodpeckers or black-thighed falconets – or simply dip your feet in a nearby river and try your hand at fishing. 

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When you’re starting to feel peckish, put in a request for a riverside picnic (RM60/pax) to enjoy your meals with the calming sound of the flowing stream. This picnic experience includes a charming setup of cushions and wooden crate tables, and a simple afternoon tea spread comprising delicious finger sandwiches.

There’s also a communal lounge and dining area called Rasa by The River, which serves traditional local favourites and Western dishes so guests won’t be short of food options during mealtimes.

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Once night falls, sit by the lawn to watch the flames and brilliant sparks of a bonfire illuminate the night sky, or simply exchange spooky tales and roast marshmallows like a real camping trip. 

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You can also opt to end the night off with a movie session at an outdoor cinema, where you can watch movies on a big screen, under the moonlight while snuggled up on cosy bean bags.

Tiarasa Escapes in Pahang has treetop villas

Some might argue that the serenity that comes from being in nature is a luxury in itself. But if pitching camping tents or sleeping on hard grounds aren’t your cup of tea, a glamping resort like Tiarasa Escapes will guarantee a comfortable stay amidst nature.

So bookmark this place to experience a forest setting, and explore the outdoor wonders that our country has to offer.

Address: Persiaran Enderong, Kampung Janda Baik, 28750 Bentong, Pahang
Opening hours: 24 hours, Daily
Telephone: 012-887 7777
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published 2022-06-07 11:46:17