Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour
Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya (07 560 8888/www.hoteljen.com). Formerly Traders Hotel, Hotel Jen is excellent for young families planning to visit LEGOLAND and Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park (housing Hello Kitty Town and Thomas Town). Although the hotel is distance bit far from the city, it’s within walking distance to Hello Kitty Town and a mere five-minute drive from LEGOLAND. Families without a car can simply hop on the free shuttle bus provided by the hotel. Hotel Jen’s chic rooms, smooth service and stunning infinity pool on the rooftop are all the more reason to make a reservation.
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Four Seasons Resort
Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi (04 950 8888/ www.fourseasons.com/langkawi). Four Seasons offers an idyllic base for families and extends an especially warm welcome to its younger guests by serving milk and cookies and providing special gifts such as colouring books, chocolate treats and toys. Drop them off at the dedicated Kids For All Seasons Club, which offers batik painting and rock climbing, or take them out on a child-friendly safari ride to the mangroves. Babysitting services are also provided.
The Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa
138 Jalan Teluk Baru Pantai Tengah, Mukim Kedawang, Langkawi (04 952 0000/ www.frangipanilangkawi.com). This resort facing a beach carpeted with soft white sand is a natural haven that the kids will surely appreciate. With two swimming pools, a kiddie pool and beach activities such as volleyball and snorkeling, it’s hard to complain of boredom here. Though slightly worn around the edges, this green hotel is worth a stay; you’re likely to be outdoors most of the time anyway.
Pantai Cenang, Langkawi (04 952 8888/ www.meritushotels.com). Meritus Pelangi boasts of a great location on Pantai Cenang – perfect for enjoying the beach, exploring food stalls and restaurants, and enjoying a host of water sports. Styled after a traditional Malay village, the hotel features one- and two-storey wooden chalets along the beach and around its ponds, man-made lakes and two swimming pools. Kids will love the water playground with water guns, play equipment and mechanism resembling a giant of bucket of water, which tips every two minutes and drenches anyone standing below it. The
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