The Cameron Highlands in Malaysia is a great destination for vacationing families. The area is over 700 square kilometres, which is about the size of Singapore, so there is plenty to do and see and a wide selection of accommodation in Cameron Highlands for those travelling with children who need suitable room choices providing child-friendly comfort, safety, and easily accessible amenities.
There are at least eighty family friendly hotels in the Cameron Highlands, catering to families with small children and also with easily-bored teenagers who need to be kept busy. Many Cameron Highland hotels are located in or near the town of Tanah Rata, so families have the option of exploring the town and shopping as well as taking tours to other attractions nearby. Accommodation ranges from modest three-star properties to more luxurious five-star resorts, like the large Cameron Highlands Resort, where there are suites on offer that will suit a family group. Child care services, for an extra charge, are also available, along with onsite dining and free breakfast.
4 star accommodation like the Heritage Hotel in Tanah Rata offers a choice of onsite dining, a library, board games, a fitness centre and can organise jungle treks for guests, while the Lakehouse has a games room and onsite dining.
There is a good selection of 3 star child-friendly hotels in the Cameron Highlands. The Copthorne Hotel is sleek and stylish and the rooms are sizable. Some have connecting doors so are perfect for families. The Strawberry Park offers family rooms and a children’s activity programme, while the Hotel de la Ferns has a babysitting service. All these properties also feature restaurants so families can enjoy Malay food on-site.
Accommodation at the lower end of the ratings scale includes more modest budget Cameron Highland hotel options like the Dew Drop Inn, which has family rooms and a free airport shuttle, or the Hotel Rainbow in Tanah Rata offering quadruple rooms and a child care service. It is also possible, although the options are limited, to rent an apartment in Cameron Highlands, with plenty of room for parents and kids where it’s easy to self-cater meals for the group and little ones.