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Best West­ern Premier: The Haven Ipoh

Jalan Haven (Per­siaran Lem­bah Per­pad­uan), Tam­bun, Ipoh (05 220 9000/ www.the­haven­re­sorts.com). The Haven is Perak’s tallest and most lux­u­ri­ous ‘con­do­tel’ (part condo, part ho­tel). The spa­cious suites range from a onebed­room lake view suite to a two-plus-one bed­room premier suite – all with full fa­cil­i­ties in­clud­ing a well-equipped kitchen. Step out­doors and make use of the squash court, bad­minton court and even a via fer­rata. The en­tire land­scaped area is wheelchairand stroller-friendly, with el­e­vated slopes along­side stairs and large el­e­va­tors.

Swiss-Gar­den Beach Re­sort Da­mai Laut

Per­siaran Swiss-Gar­den, Jalan Da­mai Laut, off Jalan Teluk Se­nan­gin, Lu­mut (05 684 3333 / www.swiss­gar­den.com). Lo­cated just across the Dind­ing Straits from Pangkor Is­land, Swiss-Gar­den has a kids’ club that leads ac­tiv­i­ties such as face paint­ing, sand art, T-shirt paint­ing as well as a com­pli­men­tary movie screen­ing of the day. There are also a host of ac­tiv­i­ties that the whole fam­ily can en­joy in­clud­ing paint­balling, jun­gle trekking, snorkelling and archery. Keep an eye on the ho­tel’s web­site for fre­quent fam­ily stay pack­ages.

Tiger Rock Pangkor

WD.2 Pangkor, Pangkor Is­land (04 264 3580/04 226 3016/ tiger­rock.info). Sur­rounded by lush green­ery close to the is­land’s rain­for­est re­serve, Tiger Rock Pangkor of­fers well-de­signed ac­com­mo­da­tion con­structed from lo­cal ma­te­ri­als. The gor­geous build­ings, which are avail­able for rent, date back to the past with colour­ful colo­nial styling. There’s a pool, a li­brary with in­ter­net ac­cess, and a ten­nis court to keep kids oc­cu­pied. They can also go bird watch­ing in the jun­gle or join a tour of the is­land.

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