The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat
It's hard to believe this dreamy place exists in Malaysia. Located an easy 15-minute drive from the city centre of Ipoh, The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat is a peaceful health and fitness getaway spot built around the beauty of nature. This sanctuary is nestled in a 22.7-acre valley in Perak, surrounded by nature and calm surroundings, including limestone caves that have been standing proud for over 400 million years.
The beauty of The Banjaran is out-of-the-world, and the retreat offers ultimate relaxation and inspiration to its guests with a collection of bespoke holistic experiences and facilities. Some of our favourite spaces within The Banjaran include its Geothermal Hot Springs Dipping Pools, Ice Baths, Crystal Cave, and more!
About The Banjaran
The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat is a 5-star sanctuary surrounded by natural caves, a verdant rainforest, cascading waterfalls, and geothermal hot springs. Its located a 2-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur, just 15 minutes from Ipoh city and walking distance to the popular Lost World Of Tambun! Keep reading to find out more about the beautiful spaces and facilities available at the retreat.
Geothermal Hot Springs Dipping Pools
Relax and rejuvenate with a warm soak in one of the many natural dipping pools here that contain fresh hot water that's part of the three million litres that billow up daily from the ground below. These open hot spring tubs overlook a beautiful lake, and you'll likely get the chance to enjoy one all to yourself, promising lots of privacy and time to unwind.
Thermal Steam Cave And Ice Bath
Seek solace in a thermal steam cave with a platform that overlooks a body of clear geothermal hot springs water! The steam cave acts as a natural sauna that will soothe, relax, and detoxify your body. Plunge into a freezing ice bath for a refreshing dip after sweating it out!
Whether you're a meditation practitioner or even if you're new to the entire concept, the Meditation Cave (a natural granite and limestone cave) at The Banjaran is a safe space for you to be still and embrace the moment with the absence of external disruptions.
This one's another peaceful space for you to restore and balance your natural life force energy with amethyst and quartz crystals that promote metaphysical healing. Simply close your eyes gently and focus on the moment.
Built over natural hot springs, The Banjaran's outdoor swimming pool is mineral-rich and geothermal heated! Trust us when we tell you you can simply relax in its healing waters for hours while being surrounded by breathtaking nature. Swim up to the pool bar for a refreshing drink when you're up for it!
Daily Yoga Classes
Pack your sports attire and join The Banjaran's free 45-minute yoga class that commences at 5PM daily. Learn to enhance your physical and mental balance under the guidance of a well-trained Yoga Guru.
The Pomelo Restaurant
Pomelo is The Banjaran's all-day restaurant where you can indulge in flavourful yet healthy meals (cooked with organic fruits and vegetables, fresh seafood, and high-quality poultry!) while surrounded by tranquil nature. The restaurant consists of indoor and outdoor seating, and serves up a variety of Asian and Western cuisine including customized and seasonal menus that will tingle your tastebuds.
#KlookTip: Book your Day Pass to The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat that comes inclusive of access to the facilities at the retreat as well as a RM150 cash voucher for you to spend on spa treatments or dining at The Pomelo!
Here's a unique space you have to pop by when at The Banjaran. Set within a 260-million-year-old limestone cave, Jeff's Cellar is one of the most unique wine bars in the world. After a rejuvenating day in the hot springs, have a glass of wine in a setting where cosy lighting, striking cave interiors, and natural features come together to provide a special dining experience. Do note that Jeff's Cellar is only open daily from 9 - 11PM and the dress code is smart casual - so make sure you pack something suitable for the occasion!
Planning Your Visit
Not many people are aware that you don't have to book a stay at The Banjaran to access its lovely facilities. Instead, book an all-inclusive Day Pass that will allow you access to facilities and features around the retreat including the Geothermal Hot Springs Dipping Pools, Thermal Steam Cave, Ice Bath, Meditation Cave, Crystal Cave, Garra Rufa Doctor Fish Pool, Fitness Centre, the Freeform Swimming Pool, and buggy services throughout the resort.
Price also comes inclusive of RM150 credits in the form of cash vouchers, which can be used to redeem spa treatments or F&B items at the Pomelo restaurant. Lockers, bathrobes, and towels are also available at the retreat - just be sure to pack your own swimsuit and a change of clothes!
Gentle Reminder: To keep the exclusivity and ideals of this bespoke sanctuary, The Banjaran only accommodates adults and guests aged 12 years and above.
Accommodations Near The Banjaran
Planning to spend a full day at The Banjaran? Book your stay at the beautiful The Haven Resort or spend a night under the stars in a glamping tent or floating chalet at the Lost World Of Tambun. These accommodations are located just a 5-minute drive from The Banjaran!