5 Awesome Retreats in Pahang for Your Weekend Getaway

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Hola Travel Lovers! 👋👋

Let’s admit it! We are forever waiting for the weekend 😀

What better way to relax and spend the weekend with loved ones by heading for a short trip away from the fast-paced city.

Surrounded by lush greenery and winding hill roads, Pahang is the ideal destination for a quick weekend getaway to escape city life 🏕️

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Here’s a list of 5 GORGEOUS retreats in Pahang for your weekend getaway. All of the places below are within an hour’s drive from KL.

1)The Waterway Villa

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The Waterway Villa offers some amazing options for your stay and a range of activities to keep you occupied.

Renew your love for outdoor sports with activities like river tubing, hikes, swimming and jungle treks.

river tubing fun
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Do you enjoy the thrill of riding an ATV? Then buy one of the packages from the villa based on your level of experience.

fun ATV rides
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If you are looking for a romantic retreat with your partner, then check out Bali Villa, Bamboo Villa or Hill Villa.

For a bigger group, you can book the Family Suite Stone Villa (up to 12 people), which has a beautiful outdoor terrace.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are complimentary with the suite stay (not bad right!)

gorgeous family suite
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If you still can’t decide, we recommend the Glass Villa as it offers a striking view of Bentong rainforest.

Imagine waking up to this 🤩

glass villa amidst nature
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Fun Fact: Durian lovers! The Villa has their own farm where they grow Durian. So get your fix right here during the season 🤤🤤

Address: PT 21564, Batu 7, Jalan Kuala Lumpur  Lama, Bentong, Pahang

Contact: +60127226711


2) Colmar Tropicale Berjaya Hills Resort

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This resort is modeled after the picturesque French town Colmar.

Located on top of Berjaya Hills, the resort is huge and has more than 200 rooms and suites. It also has several food & beverage outlets to keep you satisfied.

such colourful houses
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streets of colmar french village
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Here’s a small glimpse of the beautiful town 👇

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There is an entrance fee of RM 16 per adult and RM 9 per child, to explore the colourful village.

This fee also includes entry to the Japanese Village and Botanical Garden.

How about your next profile picture in this gorgeous background?

lush green japanese garden
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This zen inspired Japanese garden will give you a sense of calmness. There is also a spa for those who want to relax and de-stress.

Fun Fact: You can rent a Kimono and click pretty pictures! 👘

Those of you seeking some exciting adventure can try horse riding and mountain biking.

We highly recommend dining at the La Cigogne restaurant if you want to try some yummy French food.

Address: Colmar Tropicale, Berjaya Hills, KM 48, Persimpangan Bertingkat, 28750, Bukit Tinggi, Pahang

Contact: +60(9) 2213666


3) Sailor’s Rest Resort

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If you want to experience camping in the wild but are not ready to compromise on comfort, then Sailor’s Rest Resort Glamping is perfect for you.

Glamping is the current rage now. It’s just a short form for glamorous camping 😁

You can ‘check-into’ their comfortable and spacious tents. Don’t worry! You will get all basic amenities like beds, comforters, toilets with shower facilities.

glamping in the wilderness
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Their Boathouse is another attractive option to stay. It can accommodate two people and has an attached bathroom and a lounge area.

How cool is that!

Activities like fishing, cycling and jungle trekking can be arranged by the resort.

P.S. ‘River Bathing’ can be a fun way to chill with friends.

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Address: Sailor’s Rest Resort, Lot 8592, Lorong Dato Panglima, Kg. Sg. Lurau, Janda Baik, Pahang

Contact: +60123609227 (Hashim)


4) Anani Villa

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Do you enjoy yoga?

Then bring your friends and book an overnight Yoga package with Anani Villa.

Do join the yoga session even if you are a beginner!

yoga session at Anani Villa
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The resort has a very minimalist look and feel. Guests are encouraged to stay away from distractions as much as possible.

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Their dining area has a BBQ facility in the outdoors.

open air dining
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The villa has dorms with up to 16 beds in a single room, container rooms and also suites for two people.

Adrenaline junkies can indulge in ATV or some Waterfall Abseiling.

jungle adventure
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Address: Lot 280, Jalan Tanarimba Sum Sum, Kampung Janda Baik, 28750, Pahang

Contact: +60162036508


5. Danau Daun Chalet

Picturesque stay at Daun chalet
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Danau Daun Chalet is one of the most beautiful retreats in Pahang.

ach chalet (1 & 2 bedroom ones) comes with their own private pool right next to the river overlooking the hills.

Can it get any cooler?

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They have only few cottages for booking ensuring that the peace and quiet of the surrounding is maintained.

Each chalet has an attached barbeque pit and the jungle themed café nearby is also a great option to try out.

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quaint little cafe
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Address: Danau Daun Chalet, Lot 5347, Kampung Janda Baik, Pahang

Contact: +6010 239 7400 (Mr. Zaini)


Quick Recap – Top 5 retreats in Pahang:

  1. The Waterway Villa
  2. Colmar Tropicale French Resort
  3. Sailor’s Rest Resort
  4. Anani Villa
  5. Danau Daun Chalet

Start planning for the weekends and unwind in the peaceful retreat at Pahang ✌️✌️

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