The Ambong Rainforest Retreat and the Ambong Pool Villas are close enough to each other to share the one spa, the Amaala Spa & Wellness, which offers traditional Malay Massage and a range of spa treatments utilizing local herbs and flowers. Dining options include the on-site but separately owned Japanese Restaurant, the Unkaizan where Ambong guests enjoy a special discount, or private in-room dining prepared by the retreat’s chef, or try your hand with a cooking class available both at the Ambong Pool Villas and the Rainforest Retreat, during which the chefs will share techniques and recipes of delicious local dishes that they learned from their mums and grandma’s. And not forgetting Ambong Pool Villa’s restaurant, Rimba, which serves a delicious menu of dishes inspired by the Malay, Nyonya and Thai cuisines. The teams at Secret Retreats, the Ambong Rainforest Retreat and the Ambong Pool Villas are also ready to share their beautiful island home with you through a variety of experiences and guided excursions that explore the island, its wildlife, its local culture and the archipelago.
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The Studios (6 units)At 46sqm the studios comfortably sleep 2 adults or a maximum of 3 adults with the addition of an extra bed (chargeable). With a choice of either a Canopy Studio or a Rainforest Studio, the Canopy Studios enjoy views of the Andaman Sea and the Rainforest Studios enjoy forest views and partial sea views. All the studios are fitted with either a king bed or twin super-single beds and are set with a kitchenette with fridge, microwave oven and electric kettle, lounge spaces both in-room and outdoor, a laptop sized safe, and an en-suite bathroom with shower.
The Suites (3 units)Located on the highest part of the Ambong Rainforest Retreat’s land, both the Canopy Suites and the Rainforest Suites share wonderful views of the Gunung Machinchang Mountain Range, the surrounding rainforest, and the Andaman Sea with their guests. At 84sqm the suites comfortably sleep 2 adults or a maximum of 3 adults with the addition of an extra bed (chargeable). Each Suite is fitted with a king-sized bed, en-suite bathroom with shower, a luxury wooden bathtub set on a large balcony, lounge space both indoor and on the balcony, workspace and a laptop sized safe, and a kitchenette with a refrigerator, microwave oven and electric kettle.
The Two-bedroom Cottages (2 units)The 106sqm Single Storey 2-Bedroom Cottage comfortably accommodates 4 adults, or a maximum of 5 adults with an extra bed set (chargeable). One of the bedrooms is set with a king bed and the other bedroom is set with twin super single beds. The en-suite bathrooms are fitted with a shower. The cottage is also fitted with a kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave oven and electric kettle, lounge space indoors and on its large balcony, workspace and a laptop sized safe, and rainforest and partial sea views.
The Triple Storey 2-bedroom Cottage at 145sqm comfortably sleeps 4 adults or a maximum of 6 adults with extra beds set (chargeable). One of the bedrooms is set with a king bed and the other bedroom is set with twin super single beds. The en-suite bathrooms are fitted with a shower. The cottage is also fitted with a kitchenette and dining space with refrigerator, microwave oven and electric kettle, lounge space indoors, workspace and a laptop sized safe, and rainforest and partial sea views.
The Ambong Pool Villas
The Ambong Rainforest Retreat’s sister property the Ambong Pool Villas has 8 one-bedroom pool villas and 1 three-bedroom pool villa. Set on ridge surrounded by rainforest the Ambong Pool Villas enjoy stunning views of the surrounding scenery, rainforest and the Andaman Sea. Guests able to choose from villas that are oriented to enjoy either the sunrise or the sunset, with all of the villas enjoying sea views. Located about 300m from the Rainforest Retreat, guests of the 2 properties can avail themselves of the services of the Amaala Spa & Wellness, the Rimba Restaurant and enjoy discount at the nearby Japanese restaurant, Unkaizan. The beaches of Tengah and Cenang are barely a 4minute walk and a 10minute walk away respectively. The Ambong Pool Villas accommodates families, adults and children.
The One-bedroom Private Pool Villas (8 units)At approximately 180sqm the one-bedroom pool villas very comfortably sleep 2 adults or a maximum of 3 people (adults and children) on an extra bed (chargeable). The bedrooms of the one-bedroom private pool villas are set with either a king bed or twin super single beds. The en-suite bathrooms are set with a bathtub and separate walk-in rain shower and boutique ‘kind to nature’ toiletries. The villas are also set with a 10-metre infinity pool, outdoor hot tub, indoor and outdoor dining spaces, an in-room safe, a lanai, lounge space with large LED cable television, day bed, and a kitchenette with Nespresso coffee machine, refrigerator, microwave oven, toaster and kettle.
The Three-bedroom Private Pool Villa (1 unit)The 3-bedroom Villa Raya at 380sqm of private space comfortably accommodates 6 guests or a maximum of 10 guests (extra charges apply). This villa is set at the highest point in the resort and enjoys an amazing 180-degree view of the Andaman Sea and the islands of the Langkawi Archipelago. The upper storey of the villa houses the 3 bedrooms, with 2 bedrooms set with a king bed and one with twin super single beds. Each bedroom has a private en-suite bathroom with bathtub and separate walk-in rain shower, and luxury bathroom amenities. The lower floor is set with a full kitchen with Nespresso coffee machine, dining space to seat 10 diners, comfy indoor and outdoor lounge spaces, 55inch LED cable television in the lounge and 42-inch LED televisions in the bedrooms all set with Netflix, a barbeque on the veranda and a perfect for families 15m long infinity pool with a separate, covered kids wading pool.
GENERALTotal number of rooms: 20 rooms, suites and pool villas
Time zone: (GMT+08:00) Kuala Lumpur
Currency accepted: MYR
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express
Electricity voltage: 220V
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CONTACTJalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah 07000 Langkawi, Kedah , Malaysia
ACCESSAn airport shuttle service is provided from 8am to 9pm (surcharge applies). For private airport transfers please contact the Secret Retreats Concierge.
Airport: Langkawi International Airport (LGK) - 12 km
Pier: Kuah Jetty (domestic ferry) - 30 km
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