Welcome to Jerejak Rainforest Resort
This is a new resort completed in 2003 and set amidst the virgin jungle of Pulau Jerejak. It is every nature lover's dream come true. Coupled with the island's rich historical background, a holiday here promises to be refreshingly different. Relics and artefacts share a home with the rich flora and fauna of this island. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a hotel safe, a cafe, a restaurant and conference facilities.
Jerejak Island or Pulau Jerejak, as it is locally known, is an islet located off the island of Penang, Malaysia. It enjoys an ancient emerald-coloured setting, older than the equatorial forests of the Amazon, which a marvellous ecosystem that is both inspiring and engaging. Equally intriguing is the island's history as a penal colony - a mystical contrast to the surrounding pristine nature. The resort is only minutes away from Penang city life, yet tucked away among the magnificence of a lush tropical rainforest on an islet which is also known as the 'virgin jungle' island as it is one of the few remaining preserves of ancient forest in Malaysia. The Snake Temple is 15 minutes away by car, it is a 40-minute drive from the tourist centre of Gurney Drive and 45 minutes' drive from Tanjung Bungah Beach.
The comfortable chalets are set amidst the serenity of a tropical rainforest for a great back-to-nature feel. The chalets are spacious and furnished with amenities such as a king-size bed, a TV, individually adjustable air conditioning, VCD and CD players and a minibar. They come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer as well as a direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and a safe. The hotel offers personalised in-room check-in for single or double bedroom chalets.
This hotel features an open air pool with sun loungers and guests can relax with a spa treatment at the spa village. They can also choose fun and activity at the adventure village or go natural and camp out at Camp Kembara. It is possible to explore the area by mountain bike and sports enthusiasts may enjoy a game of volleyball.
The Rimba Restaurant is situated next to the spa centre and offers local specialities in tropical surroundings, accompanied by the splendid view.
All major credit cards, including American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA, are accepted as methods of payment.