It’s not only Japan and Taiwan that have hot springs but we also have them in Malaysia too! In fact, there are many hot springs in our country, ranging from large to small and some have become so popular that they are a tourist attraction in their own right.
These geothermal springs are believed to have healing properties as they contain high mineral content but do be careful not to drink from them as it’s not supposed to be consumed! If you are weary after a long week and need a little break, then de-stress in these relaxing hot springs that can be found in Malaysia.
1. Felda Residence Hot Spring
Hot springs of different temperatures are available here to suit the whole family and you can plan a whole vacation here with ease. There’s even a water playground that will make sure your children won’t get bored with just playing in the hot spring. But if you’re not planning to stay, you can also have fun in the water by paying the entrance fee.
Address: Felda Sungai Klah, 35600 Sungkai, Perak
Operating Hours: Opens daily (8.00am – 7.00pm)
Entrance fees: RM15 for adults; RM12 for children (>12 years old); RM8 for senior citizen; RM5 for disabled
2. Sg Lalang Hotspring Semenyih
This hot springs retreat was once an illegal dumping site but has since been revamped into a beautiful place. You can now take a dip into the pond and have some food from the stalls nearby. Cool yourself down with some cold drinks after the relaxing hot water bath before you leave the place.
Address: Jalan Sungai Lalang, 43200 Semenyih, Selangor
Operating Hours: Opens daily (6.00am – 10.00am, 4.30pm – 12.00am)
Entrance fee: RM3
3. Hulu Tamu Hot Springs
Feel the quiet and calm ambiance surrounding the hot spring, where you can relax and rejuvenated yourself physically and spiritually.
Address: Hulu Tamu, 44300 Batang Kali, Selangor
Operating Hours: Opens daily
Entrance fee: RM3 for adults; free admission for children
4. Hot Springs Recreation Center Labis
Soothe your fatigued body in this hot spring which is clean and well-maintained. Recreational activities are available for the children so they won’t be bored.
Address: Air Panas, 85300 Labis, Johor
Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday (1.00pm – 7.00pm), Friday – Sunday (9.00am – 9.00pm)
- Citizen: RM2 for adults; RM1 for children
- Non-citizen: RM6 for adults; RM4 for children
5. Jasin Hot Spring
It is both a recreational park and source of natural mineral water which provides soothing effects for your body and skin. There are different pools segregated for foot soaking, half body and full body so that the people can choose which pool they want to go depending on their preference. By the way, exciting water playgrounds are here for children and adults who are young at heart!
Address: Jalan Kolam Air Panas, Mukim Bemban, 77200 Jasin, Melaka
Operating Hours: Monday (3.00pm – 12.00am), Tuesday – Thursday & Sunday (9.00am – 12.00am), Friday – Saturday (9.00am – 2.00am)
Entrance fee: RM6.50 for adults; RM4.50 for children; RM5.50 for senior citizens
6. KSL Hot Spring Resort
This resort actually transports hot spring water from Jasin Hot Spring and they have three different temperatures of pools separated by gender for you to choose from. The hot spring service operates for 24 hours so you can lay back and relax any time you want.
Address: 31, Jalan Kangkar Tebrau, Taman Daya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
7. Suria Bentong Hot Spring
This privately-owned hot spring is the perfect location for people looking for a quick getaway from the bustling city. It’s beautiful and relaxing, an ideal vacation spot for the whole family.
Address: SERENDAH FS, 2527, Jalan Kuala Lumpur, Kampung Temiang, 26700 Bentong, Pahang
Operating Hours: Opens daily (8.00am – 10.00pm)
Entrance fee: RM10
8. Lubuk Timah Hot Spring
This unique recreational spot has both hot and cold water! They get the cold water from the waterfall and the river, while the hot water comes from the hot spring. There are three pools of different temperatures for you to soak in so take your pick!
Address: Pusat Rekreasi Lubuk Timah, Lubuk Timah Fall Hot Spring, 31300 Ipoh , Perak
Operating Hours: Opens daily (8.00am – 8.00pm)
Entrance fee: RM5 for adults; RM3 for children (3 – 11 years old) and senior citizen (>60 years old)
9. La Hot Spring
This is a natural hot spring where you can actually see the waters flowing down from the hill into the pool to warm your body. There’s also a nearby river where you can bring the whole family out for a fun-filled day.
Address: Sungai Peng, 22010 Jerteh, Terengganu, Malaysia
Entrance fee: Free admission
10. Poring Hot Spring
Just finished hiking Mount Kinabalu? Then reward yourself with these thermal waters that can help to soothe your muscle pains away after the victorious climb! Or perhaps just skip the mountain altogether and just spend the time here! This place is just a short two-hour drive away from Kota Kinabalu city.
Address: Poring Hot Spring, 89300 Ranau, Sabah
Operating Hours: Opens daily (8.00am – 6.00pm)
- Malaysian: RM3 for adults; RM1 for children
- Non-Malaysian: RM15 for adults; RM10 for children
11. Kampung Panchor Hot Spring
This nature retreat is located one hour drive from Kuching and the best thing is the hot spring here is covered with wooden shelters to protect from bad weather. Lose yourself in the midst of woods and nature while soaking in the calming warm water.
Address: Kampung Panchor Hot Spring, 1305, 93050 Kuching, Sarawak
Operating Hours: Opens daily (6.00am – 10.00pm)
Entrance fee: RM5
Wow, there is certainly an abundance of hot springs in Malaysia! Time to start planning for your next getaway!
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