A Luxurious Lush Escape in the Heart of Malacca, Malaysia

Philea Resort and Spa 1There is a place in Malacca where a babbling brook cuts through leafy trees who offer shade to two story log cabins. This little piece of paradise is home to the 5-star Philea Resort. Pulling up on it’s brick drive, my travel group was deposited at the open air lobby for check in. 

After checking in, I followed the paved pathway tracing along the brook. Past the clubhouse, bar and pool I made my way over a bridge, behind a soothing waterfall and in between rows and rows of rustic architecture. Lush greenery and native flowers dotted the pathway until I came upon my cabin. 

Philea Resort and Spa in Malaysia offers 201 elegant rooms and suites in three designs. I was located in the Pavilion Room which is one of the most popular choices. The space is compromised of one king or two single beds, a mini bar, a spacious bathroom and closet.

The rooms also feature air conditioning (perfect for escaping the muggy Malaysian weather), LCD TV, kettle, wi-fi and more.  The rooms keep with the rustic atmosphere with pine log beds, railway sleepers and even recycled materials.

Guests of the resort are treated to a five star experience with amenities including:

  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Viva & Voila Karaoke Rooms
  • PhiliKidz and Games Room
  • Tanjung Wellness Spa (extra)
  • Recreation Activities 

Philea Resorts also boast five eateries including a pool side cabana, bar, and three restaurants. I had the opportunity to dine at Cravo Cravo and the food was delicious.

Cravo Restaurant

While I was only able to spend a few short days at Philea Resort, it was my favorite location of my trip to Malaysia. I could easily see myself bringing my family back for a relaxing escape – or even just stowing away my husband for a romantic getaway.  I love all inclusive resorts and Philea offers some great packages for a variety of escapes.

23 thoughts on “A Luxurious Lush Escape in the Heart of Malacca, Malaysia”

  1. I need to be here right now. It’s snowing and so yucky where I am right now and I’d love to be in such a tranquil beautiful space right now. Pinning this for future reference! LOL

  2. Oh how beautiful thank you so much for sharing your experience! I want to definitely travel more this year and looking at your photos at the Philea Resort I am even moreso inspired!

  3. This cabin is amazing. It is my dream to have a small tiny house, a writers retreat, and I love the rustic nature of the cabin.

  4. Wow, there just aren’t words to capture the beauty of Malacca. It looks so relaxing and exotic, while still having the modern amenities travelers are looking for.

  5. This would be like a dream wellness getaway where I could work out, get a massage, jog, take a swim. Everything about the philea is just too much to believe. How beautiful.

  6. That definitely looks like a beautiful and relaxing resort. I have never been to Malaysia and probably will never get there. But for sure I would stay at this resort if I did.


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