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The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat

Ipoh, Malaysia

Rejuvenate at Malaysia's first luxury Natural Wellness Hot Springs Retreat.  Deep in the lush tropcial rainforest of the northern state of Perak, lies The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat - one of nature's most well-kept secrets.  Malaysia's and the Sunway Group's first luxury natural wellness hot springs retreat. The Banjaran is locked away in a haven lost in time, encirled by natural caves, pristine jungle, waterfalls and natural geothermal hot springs.

The comprehensive menu includes Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments, Ayurvedic therapies and Malay healing rituals to contemporary spa treatments, using pure and natural ingredients with the intention of improving one's well-being.

Spa Property Facts: 

The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat is a sanctuary within a sanctuary.  Its nestled in a 16.19 acre valley cradled by lush tropical rainforest, geothermal hot springs, natural caves, cascading waterfalls and magical 260 million year old Palaeozoic limestone hills. This sanctuary of bespoke wellness is a 15 minute drive from the city of Ipoh and two hours from Kuala Lumpur. It is best described as an enchanting hideaway for restful time-out, complete relaxation and rejuvenation, with an emphasis on bespoke wellness.

Spa Facts: 

At the heart and soul of The Banjaran experience is its Spa & Wellness Centre.  A consultant, Ayurvedic practitioner, Yoga instructor and personal trainer are available in-house.  There are also more than 40 types of holistic Asian treatments offered for the full relaxation of the body and rejuvenation of the mind, including authentic Ayurvedic, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Malay treatments, colon hydrotherapy, antioxidenat restorative therapy and hydrotherapy, energy healing treatments such as Reiki and a variety of massages, foot reflexology,organic facials and body treatments.

Holistic exercise disciplines like Yoga, Qi Gong and Tai Chi, preventve medicine practices and detoxification programs along with daily access to a host of unique offerings are further integrated into the Wellness programs. 

Property Information:
Spa & Wellness Facilities

The Banjaran infuses Malay, Chinese and Indian cultural practices with spa treatments, therapies, healthy cuisine, geothermal hot springs and holistic exercises for an invigorating experience.

  • Geothermal hot springs dipping pools
  • Thermal steam cave
  • Ice bath
  • Meditation cave
  • Crystal cave
  • Garra Rufa Doctor fish pool
  • Jungle walk
  • Fitness centre
  • Freeform swimming pool
  • Therapeutic reflexology pool
Location and Access

Strategically located 15 minutes from the city of Ipoh, it is only a two hour drive from Kuala Lumpur and one and half hours drive from Penang. It is situated on a 16.59 acre valley fringing a cluster of towering limestone hills and features an amalgamation of natural caves, pristine jungle, waterfalls and geothermal hot springs.


Kuala Lumpur International airport - 2.5 hours drive.
Sultan Alzan Shah Airport, Ipoh - 15 minutes drive.
Bayan Lepas International Airport, Penang - 1.5 hours drive


With just 25 exclusive lake, garden and water villas spread across a sweeping valley floor, rest away in the privacy of the cove, where nature plays the perfect host.  The retreat's Garden Villas are set within secluded tropical gardens and its Water Villas rest on the banks of a water canal. .

Garden Villas measure 2,808 sq ft. and feature their own secluded tropical courtyard, outdoor plunge pool and jacuzzi.

Water Villas have an area of 1, 667 sq ft. and rest on the banks of a water canal with a balcony, outdoor plunge pool and jacuzzi.

Each villa features:

  • A master suite comprising a luxurious king-size bed with "feather-bed" topped mattress, feather-down duvet, cotton-rich linens and hypoallergenic pillows.
  • An ensuite seating area
  • An outdoor terrace with a plunge pool
  • Private outdoor rain shower and a sunken Jacuzzi with natural geothermal hotspring water
  • Aromatherapy body care amenities

Lake Villas measure872.63 sq.ft with a terrace over looking the lake.

  • A master suite comprising a luxurious king-size bed or twin bed with topped mattress, feather-down duvet, cotton-rich linens and hypoallergenic pillows.
  • Private outdoor balcony and a plunge pool with natural geothermal hotspring water
  • Aromatherapy body care amenities
Spa & Wellness Treatments
  • Holistic Exercises - Personal training, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Yoga, Meditation, Stretching
  • Consultations - Wellness, Fitness, TCM, Ayurvedic
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine - Acupuncture, Moxibustion by cupping, Gua-sha, Acupressure
  • Ayurvedic - Massage, Abhyanga, Udvartana, Shirodhara
  • Malay Ramuan Spa Journey - Hawa traditional malay journey for women, Adam traditional malay journey for men
  • Well-being - Signature massage, Traditional malay urut, Ultimate aromatherapy experience, Inner strength, Intensive muscle release, Body refiner, Uplift your mood, Ultimate rose pregnancy massage, Chi Nei Tsang massage,and Head,neck and shoulder massage
  • Body - Intense nourishment, Detox & Revive, Rose hydrator, Bespoke skin polish
  • Cleansing Therapy - Colon hydrotherapy, Antioxidant restoration therapy
  • Facial - Aromatherapy Associates, Age repair, Essential rose, Skin solutions men, Deep Cleanse,
  • Energy Healing - Reiki
  • Bath & Hair - Hydro, Flower, Malay hair cream bath
  • Hand, Feet & Eye Care - Spa manicure, Spa pedicure, Foot reflexology, Rose hydrating foot treatment, Nourishing foot, Nourishing hand, Eye repair


Spa Product

Aromatherapy Associates, UK - An award wining brand which uses natural essential oil blends, body care and skincare products.


Spa Cuisine




The retreat's all-day restaurant, Pomelo which acquires its name from the fruit that Ipoh is famous for, features a menu crafted for flavourful, yet healthy and nourishing dining. 

Drawing on the freshest organic and locally sourced ingredients, healthy selections of organic fruits, vegetables, fresh seafood and premium poultry are served. The delicious appetisers, main courses and desserts are free of artificial seasoning and flavouring; fresh herbs and spices accentuate their taste.

Pomelo presents cosy indoor dining and al fresco dining within any one of the three gazebos that extend over the hot springs.

Fresh vegetable and fruit juices, as well as international organic wines are available for a perfect accompaniment to the meal.

Set within a limestone cave, the magnificent Jeff's Cellar is one of the most unique wine bars in the world. Savour a wide range of organic and rare wines in a setting where ethereal lighting, intimate cave interiors and breathtaking natural water features present a whole new encounter and indulgence.


Facilities & Activities


  • Geothermal hot springs dipping pool
  • Thermal steam cave
  • Ice bath
  • Crystal cave
  • Garra Rufa Doctor fish pool
  • Jungle walk
  • Fitness Centre
  • Geothermal heated swimming pool
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