The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Malaysia’s first luxury natural wellness hot springs getaway in Ipoh, was recently awarded the winner in the Best Spa & Wellness Centre category by the Going Places Readers’ Choice Awards. This is the second consecutive year for The Banjaran to receive the honour from Going Places, Malaysia Airlines’ in-flight magazine. The online voting ran from June to December 2016 and garnered over 4,000 votes; identifying the best in travel and lifestyle brands in Malaysia.
“It is an honour for The Banjaran to win the Best Spa & Wellness Award for the second year in a row. It is a testament to the high standards, quality and service commitment extended to all our guests during each visit to the retreat,” said the General Manager of The Banjaran, Mr. Castaldi Alex Rosario. “This award reaffirms our position as a truly bespoke holistic spa and wellness brand,” he added.
The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat is nestled in a secluded valley cradled by lush tropical rainforest, geothermal hot springs, natural caves, cascading waterfalls and magical 260-million year old Paleozoic limestone hills. This self-contained sanctuary of bespoke wellness is a 15-minute drive from the city of Ipoh, in Perak; and two (2) hours from Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur. The Banjaran, which features a collection of 25 luxury villas, a Spa and Wellness Centre with over 40 authentic Asian holistic spa and wellness treatments, and a host of unique natural intrinsic features, has become an acclaimed hideaway for the ultimate in relaxation, renewal and rejuvenation. The most sought-after spa treatment is The Banjaran Signature Massage, which combines a rich tapestry of Malay, Chinese and Indian cultures, bringing together the therapeutic and healing effects of their massage therapies. This 90-minute fusion of Eastern massage treatments covers the head to the toes, commencing with an Indian head massage, followed by the “Urut”, a traditional Malay body massage and concludes with Chinese Pressure Point Foot Therapy.
To experience The Banjaran, call +60 5 201 7777 or visit www.thebanjaran.com. In keeping with the tranquility of the retreat, The Banjaran welcomes adults and guests 12 years of age and above.