Peninsula Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands stretch across forested hills and are renowned for their lovely cool weathe mountain peaks, hiking and unique tourism draws. The British first used the Cameron Highlands as a summer hill station and for this reason there are hotels in most categories, from heritage lodges to modern establishments. Visitors will find something in a price range that suits their requirements.
Thereis a choice of 5 star hotels in the Cameron Highlands which provide astute tourists with luxurious rooms and suites in addition to facilities that include spas, a great choice of dining venues, gyms and swimming pools. Located midway between Brinchang and Tanah Rata, the Cameron Highlands Resort is the best placed of the premises for enjoying the delights of the region.
Many of the hiking trails in the highlands begin at Tanah Rata. Other major tourism draws in the locality are Parit Waterfall, the Time Tunnel Museum and the Orang Asli tribal village. A bonus of staying at the palace-like Cameron Highlands Resort is that it is 500 metres from an 18-hole, par-71 golf course that is rated one of Malaysia’s finest.
Other examples of five star hotels in the Cameron Highlands are the Banjaran Hot Springs Retreat and the Ipoh Best Western. The Banjaran is less than 40kms from Tanah Rata. It offers a relaxing location, wellness treatments and is a popular choice for couples to hold their wedding parties. Jeff’s Cellar is a unique wine bar built into a cave at this resort.
Skilled chefs oversee the kitchens at the Cameron Highlands five-star hotels and guests are served delicious dishes made from the likes of fresh seafood, juicy steaks and freshly picked fruit and vegetables. For a meal out, Tanah Rata offers the biggest choice. Visitors will find there are restaurants serving Indian, Chinese, English and Japanese food here. The night market at Brinchang is a good spot to sample local food as well as buy souvenirs including pretty batik cloth.