10 Hot Springs Spots in Malaysia
Dip in and rejuvenate!
Soaking in a hotspring is one of, if not the most enjoyable way to initiate deep healing and rejuvenation of the body, mind and spirit. So if you’re planning a quick weekend getaway and if going to the beach isn’t exactly what you have in mind, then head on over to one of these hot springs spots for a relaxing and rejuvenating timeout.
Abandon all stresses of life and give in to absolute serenity and harmony at The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, nestled in a valley that is cradled by towering Palaeozoic limestone hills, rejuvenating hot springs, natural caves and cascading waterfall. Located in Perak, it is a 15 minute drive from Ipoh City and a 2 hour drive from Kuala Lumpur.
Surrounded by hills and clear cold mountain streams and rivers, FELDA Residence Hot Springs is located in Sungkai, Perak and features a unique free flowing Hot Springs Swimming Pool and Therapeutic Park that is perfect for those who enjoy and appreciate the wonders of nature.
Air Hangat Village is known as one of the world’s only four saline hot springs and its main attraction would be its three-tiered man-made hot spring fountain. Though according to one legend, the springs are the results of a bitter quarrel between two giants.
Equipped with various facilities including restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool and bathrooms, Gadek Hot Springs, located in Kampung Ganun, Alor Gajah is approximately 30km from Malacca Town. Featuring two phases, one of which is open to public while the other is made specifically for the spa and jacuzzi, Gadek Hot Springs is a popular tourist spot in Alor Gajah.
Disappear into relaxation with Lost World Hot Springs and Spa at Tambun Hot Springs. Located in Ipoh, not only is this the first and only water theme park with natural hot springs in Ipoh, it also features seven pools for you to choose from — each for its own rejuvenation purposes.
Sabah’s most popular hot springs, Poring Hot Springs & Nature Reserve is located amongst the foothill of Mount Kinabalu, near Ranau. With lodging managed by Sutera Sanctuary Lodges, one can take in the botanical attractions such as orchids, rare butterflies and the Rafflesia flower while enjoying the springs.
A popular tourist attraction at Batang Kali, Hulu Tamu Hot Springs is open throughout the day and night. Opened to public, has two wells and a pair of public baths available for local and international visitors.
Located in Sungai Lembing, Mount Tapis Park is perfect for those who love an adventure because it offers some of the most wonderful camping spots and jungle trekking. Relax after your jungle activities by soaking in the hot springs that it is abound with.
Located in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan; Pedas Springs is a family spa with a garden-themed relaxation sanctuary. Only an hour’s drive away from the heart of Kuala Lumpur, it offers a water park along with hot springs giving visitors the chance to rediscover their zest for life.
Uncommon to those who are not from Johor, Grisek Hot Springs is located in the district of Muar. Surrounded by chalets, bathing and parking facilities, Grisek Hot Springs is very popular with the locals who believe in the benefits of the hot mineral waters.