6 Hot Springs in Malaysia to Sweat Your Worries Away
We all need a little spring in our lives to get rid of stress, especially if the stress is building up in our muscles. A nice, long dip in a bubbling tub of hot water will usually do the trick. But where can we find good hot springs in Malaysia?
To help lighten your struggle in finding a good hot spring in Malaysia, we have listed down some of the best so you can pick whichever that suits you best.
1. Banjaran Hot Springs
Located in Ipoh, The Banjaran Hot Springs is a one of its kind in the country. The hot springs retreat boasts a luxury accommodation while offering a holistic experience. Banjaran makes a perfect choice of place for all those looking for a tranquil stay in a rejuvenating environment.
Equipped with a plunge pool in each room, and a Jacuzzi or hot tub in some, the resort promises guests the alone time they’ve been craving ever so deeply. You can choose to be surrounded by lush greenery, pristine lake water, or the soothing sounds of the canal.
Price: From RM 1181, per night
Address: No. 1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway 3, Sunway City Ipoh, 31150 Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia
*Children under 12 are not allowed in the resort.
2. FELDA Residence Hot Springs
Nestled between lush green forests and serene waterfalls, the FELDA Residence promises guests a tranquil stay. Located at the foothill of a Titiwangsa Range, about 200 feet above sea level, it boasts a calming free-flowing Hot Springs Swimming Pool and a Therapeutic Park.
Price: From RM 180, per night (2 pax)
Address: FELDA RESIDENCE HOT SPRINGS, 35600 Sungkai, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia
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3. Suria Hot Springs
Located in Bentong, the Suria Hot Spring is a rather contemporary meets laid-back kind of hotel. Take a dip in their large outdoor natural hot springs pool to help soothe your nerves and de-stress. For those of you looking to spend some time alone with your loved ones while still enjoying all the good bits, book the hotel’s Jacuzzi villa for a private Jacuzzi tub in your room.
Price: Not available
Address: 2527, Jalan Kuala Lumpur Lama, 28700 Bentong, Pahang
4. Lost World Hot Springs & Spa by Night
Enjoy the best of both worlds at the Lost World Hot Springs & Spa by Night. Situated in Ipoh, the Hot Springs is a part of the famous ‘ol theme park Lost World of Tambun. From infinity pools to foot spa, Jacuzzi pool and the ever-famous Geyser of Tambun, you can never possibly have enough of this place.
We highly recommend that you visit the Hot Springs at night, to enjoy a rather relaxing time under the starry night, while surrounded by lush greenery.
Price: Child: RM 32, Adult: RM 50
Address: No.1 Persiaran Lagun Sunway 1, Sunway City Ipoh, 31150 Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia
5. Poring Hot Springs
Situated in the lowlands, at the Kinabalu Park, the Poring Hot Springs is a must-visit for all those going to the park. Even if you’re not, then there’s no harm swinging by for a relaxing and rejuvenating dip in the hot waters. Loaded with sulphuric minerals, the hot springs is even said to have some wonderful healing properties.
Also while you’re at it, don’t forget to take a look at the blooming process of the world’s largest flower, Rafflesia.
Price: Adult: RM 3, Below 18 years old: RM 1
Address: 89300 Ranau, Sabah
6. Mount Tapis Hot Spring
This happens to be one of Pahang’s most hidden treasures and our favourite one too. There is not one but a few hot springs situated around the Mount Tapis Park. But no matter what, don’t miss the golden opportunity to witness the magnificent Rainbow Waterfall in the park.
Apart from that, if you’re up for some exhilarating activities, then this place is perfect for a camp night out or even jungle trekking.
Price: Not available
Address: Sungai Lembing, Pahang