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Located in the heart of Malacca, this spa hotel is steps from Hatten Square, Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall, and Mahkota Medical Center. Mahkota Parade Shopping ...
Hatten Hotel MelakaRM163Hatten Hotel MelakaRM163
Situated in Malacca, this resort is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Pantai Hospital and within 6 mi (10 km) of Malacca Zoo and Melaka International Bowling Centre. Melaka ...
Bayou Lagoon Park ResortRM129Bayou Lagoon Park ResortRM129
Located in the heart of Malacca, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Red Square, A Famosa, and St Paul's Church. Pantai Hospital is 4.4 mi (7.1 km) away.
The Shore Hotel & ResidencesRM177The Shore Hotel & ResidencesRM177
Situated in Malacca, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Portuguese Settlement and A Famosa. St Paul's Church is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) away.
Doubletree by Hilton MelakaRM188Doubletree by Hilton MelakaRM188
Situated in Malacca, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall and A Famosa. Christ Church and Red Square are also within 1 mi ...
The Straits Hotel & SuitesRM142The Straits Hotel & SuitesRM142
The mukim, or sub-district, of Masjid Tanah can be found in the Alor Gajah District of Malacca, Malaysia. Masjid Tanah contains a rich history which is clearly exhibited through its many landmarks and antiquated but well-maintained architecture. Alor Gajah is very near to Negeri Sembilan which resulted in this area being populated by through from Sembilan or Minang. The influence can be seen across the region, impacting the food primarily. There are numerous natural attractions within this sub-district, making Masjid Tanah a haven for nature-lovers. Here is a closer look at this tranquil area.
The areas surrounding Masjid Tanah are filled with some of most beautiful hiking trails in the state. One of the prime attractions to tourists in Alor Gajah are the rickshaws, while the town of Masjid Tanah has some excellent providers of accommodation. Nature conservation is a primary interest in this area, mainly due to the rich biodiversity of plant and animal life. Masjid Tanah gives a great blend of modern living and outdoor activities.
Great prices on hotels can be found throughout the downtown, central region of Masjid Tanah. Here you can expect to find everything from 3-star villas to budget hotels. The prices throughout town are extremely reasonable, which motivates most people to go for one of the mid-tier options instead of a standard room.
Another great option for travellers to Masjid Tanah is the luxury resorts lying towards the outskirts of Alor Gajah. Regions such as Simpang Empat have great resorts featuring golf course facilities, great restaurants and every modern amenity that you could hope for. These luxury lodgings come at considerably higher rates than in central Masjid Tanah, but the quality of accommodation is outstanding.
One of the best outdoor adventures to be found is a visit to the Sungai Udang Recreational Forest. The hikes through this area are not taxing enough to deter beginners and still take you into areas of untouched nature like you have never seen before. Guided walks are available, or opt to explore without a tour.
The Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex is a fascinating astronomy museum which is complete with a 3D theatre showcasing the procession of the heavenly bodies through its planetarium shows, as well as numerous movies and documentaries relating to astronomy. This religious education centre even has accommodation and training facilities available. This institute was named after Muḥammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, a famous astronomer, mathematician and geographer who came from this area. The word algorithm was named after this pioneering thinker.
No visitor should pass up the chance to visit the Turtle Information Centre also serves as a hatchery. There are large tanks showcasing local turtles being taken care of, while the guide takes you through a lesson on the lifecycle of these interesting creatures. A souvenir shop is housed at this premises, while visitors are given the opportunity to hold turtles first-hand. Don’t miss this once-in -a-lifetime interaction with these rare, endangered turtles.
Head to the waterfront of Masjid Tanah to find the best selection of fresh seafood and some of the best restaurants in Alor Gajah. You are offered a wide range of cuisine. To try traditional food at its best, look for the local kopitiams for a light meal. A selection of western restaurants is also available.