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Jalan Jalan Your Way Through Malacca

Jalan Jalan Your Way Through Malacca

Welcome To Malacca

Singaporeans are all the time on the hunt for the subsequent vacation. A visit to Malacca from Singapore could be a good strategy to take pleasure in a slower tempo of life. A brief break to be away from the hectic way of life in Singapore. Malacca may be simply the vacation spot on your subsequent weekend getaway. Malacca is a state in Malaysia situated within the southern area of the Malay Peninsula, subsequent to the Strait of Malacca. The variety of vacationers visiting Malacca has elevated ever because the metropolis earned its UNESCO World Heritage Metropolis title in 2008. Its proximity to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore additionally makes it a well-liked day journey vacation spot. Malacca is a three hours drive away from Singapore, which makes it splendid for that weekend street journey.


Malacca was very important within the early 1800’s as the town was a serious buying and selling port. Traditionally, guests got here to Malacca from India, Arab, China, and Iran for commerce functions. Each nation that got here to Melaka has added some worth in it that enhances the town’s wealthy and numerous historical past. Vacationers will discover a number of the greatest cuisines in Malaysia, well-preserved historic landmarks and distinctive cafes that make cafe-hopping cool once more. There are lots of heritage landmarks, colonial buildings, temples and previous structure awaiting you to find in Malacca. Now that I’ve been there, finished that.. Right here is my journey information in sharing the highest greatest issues to do in Malacca.



Keep In Villa D’Aqua


In case you are on the lookout for a spot to remain in Malacca, I’ll advocate staying at Villa D’Aqua. Villa D’Aqua is a brand new luxurious homestay idea that gives snug lodging at reasonably priced costs. Villa D’Aqua is definitely the proprietor’s household residence, designed by himself and his household. The household conceptualise their dream into actuality by revitalising this plot of land right into a staycation paradise. Staying at Villa D’Aqua could be very very similar to being at house, with interplay among the many relations and pleasant employees.


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Inside of room


Swimming Pool


Villa D’Aqua provides large spacious rooms with each conceivable consolation; every room has a toilet with a tub. Moving into the room will certainly depart you in awe. All rooms are adorned in impartial tones with trendy picket furnishings. It seems to be so cozy that you simply may by no means need to depart the room. I particularly like the 2 queen measurement beds aspect by aspect with numerous pillows and that ought to assure a restful night time. The swimming pool is as engaging because it seems within the image, nice for a leisure afternoon swim. Undoubtedly not your common homestay, however a comfortable lodging to loosen up and luxuriate in a sluggish paced way of life.


Getting There

Batu 21 1/four, Jalan Kg Pulau Masjid Tanah, Masjid Tanah

Room Charges

Room charges begin from RM400 per night time


Greatest Issues To Do And See In Malacca

Journey Actions By Villa D’Aqua

ATV Journey


Journey is looking if you end up in Villa D’Aqua. If you wish to hike up the adrenaline rush, then attempt all-terrain automobiles (ATV). Hit these trails with a gaggle of buddies or household for a day of enjoyable. It’s fairly an journey to be driving the ATV by way of the tough muddy terrain and do anticipate your self to get soiled!



“Are ATV protected for youngsters?” “Don’t you assume your youngsters may be too younger for these?” Grownup measurement ATV can show to be harmful and never appropriate for teenagers. To not fear, there are electrical scooters out there in Villa D’Aqua that are available child sizes. There isn’t a want to fret about it being a nasty match for his or her small frames. See, how a lot enjoyable I’m having within the mini scooter! Right here in Villa D’Aqua, there’s all the things appropriate for everybody.




Should you assume you will have what it takes to be an archer then come and have a go in Villa D’Aqua. Archery is a enjoyable and difficult exercise as a lot psychological as bodily. There’s a information on website to show you the best way to shoot a bow appropriately and precisely in addition to positioning. It’s a an excellent group bonding actions to have enjoyable with your mates or household and see who’s the sharpshooter among the many group.



Ruby, the managing director of Ruby Rashid Journey & Excursions Pte Ltd, is having a go on archery. This Media Familiarization journey, “Villa D’Aqua Exploration Melaka 2018”, is an invite prolonged to me by Ruby Rashid Journey & Excursions Pte Ltd. The journey to Malacca is organised by Villa D’Aqua and and is supported by Tourism Malaysia, Singapore and Tourism Malaysia, Melaka. Because of the invitation, I’ve the chance to enjoy an exquisite staycation in Malacca and luxuriate in these actions with a gaggle of fun-loving associates.


Linggi River Cruise


For a unprecedented sight, be a part of this river crocodile watching cruise in Linggi River. The three-hour river safari tour begins from a small jetty in Kampung Paya Lebar to discover Sungai Linggi, go to ‘Taman Lokan’, and watch river crocodile. Now a few of you could be questioning, like me, can we actually get to see crocodile? The reply is sure! There’s good probability to observe crocodiles basking within the solar on the river banks throughout this cruise.



Our group obtained so excited once we noticed a crocodile, half-submerged within the muddy water. It’s stated there’s solely 50-50 risk that you simply may or won’t get to see the river crocodile. Through the cruise in case you are fortunate sufficient, you possibly can see crocodile on the river financial institution, preying for his or her meals like monkey or chook.


Taman Lokan

The final cease for the river cruise tour sees us happening to the river financial institution of ‘Taman Lokan’, a quaint fishing spot close to Kampung Paya Lebar. Lokan is the identify for giant river clams that may be discovered abundantly within the muddy riverbanks of Linggi River. These river clams are lengthy consumed by the native inhabitants.



Taman Lokan is managed by Mr. Zainal, a retired army man-turned-entrepreneur. Mr. Zainal went within the mud to dig these clams for us.



A fast rinse in recent water, after which one of the simplest ways to eat it’s merely grill the clams over an open hearth, depart it on hearth till the shells open up. These giant clams style recent, meaty and delectable.


Fruit from Nipa Palm


Aside from savouring these recent river clams, we additionally get to attempt the gelatinous-like fruit from the Nipa Palm. The gelatinous-like fruit style considerably just like Attap Chee, a well-liked ingredient utilized in native desserts.


The Linggi River Cruise provides an fascinating various when planning a weekend getaway in Malacca. This eco-heritage tour deserves extra consideration and you’ll love this tranquility, distant from the bustle of metropolis life.



Menara Taming Sari: Melaka Revolving Tower


There’s Petronas Twin Tower in Kuala Lumper and in Malacca, there’s Menara Taming Sari. Opened since 2008, the primary revolving “Gyro Tower” in Malaysia has turn into one other widespread locations of curiosity to go to in Malacca. From a peak of 110 meters, the 7-minute journey provides you a spectacular and panoramic view of Melaka UNESCO World Heritage Metropolis.



The revolving tower was constructed utilizing advance Swiss know-how and is ready to accommodate as much as 60 passengers per viewing session. From the highest, you’ll be able to anticipate to take a look at a wide ranging 360 diploma view of Malacca so far as the attention can see, as much as the straits of Malacca. Additionally, you will see the quick and speedy improvement happening within the state. The revolving tower is certainly value a go to as it can assist to provide you an concept for which attraction to go to subsequent!


Getting There

Jalan Merdeka, Banda Hilir, 75000, Melaka

 Opening Hours

On a regular basis, 10am to 11pm

Admission Payment

 Roughly SGD7 per individual


Cruise Down The Melaka River


A go to to the historic metropolis of Melaka isn’t full with out taking the 45 minutes boat journey to cruise down the 9km lengthy Melaka River. Apparently, there’s an fascinating legendary story behind how Malacca was based. Melaka River was as soon as referred to as the “Venice of the East” by European seafarers. That is additionally believed to be the place Malacca was based by an exiled Sumatran Prince Parameswara, who constructed his palace alongside the east aspect of the river financial institution.


Legend says that the Sumatran Prince was resting beneath a tree when he noticed a mouse deer kicking his searching canine into the river once they attacked it. The prince noticed this as an excellent omen and determined to discovered a metropolis on the location, naming it Malacca after the tree he was sitting underneath.


Since almost a decade in the past, Melaka River has gone by way of an incredible change to turn out to be what it’s at present underneath Melaka River and Coastal Improvement Company (PPSPM). A RM350 million infrastructure challenge to revive and rejuvenate Melaka River was carried out. In the present day, Melaka River has reworked to turn into the middle of attraction and the beating coronary heart of Malacca.



Taking a cruise down the Melaka River is a soothing option to see Malacca from a special perspective. Guests can buy your ticket at Taman Rempah Jetty or Dataran Muara Sungai Melaka Jetty. The 45-minute Melaka River Cruise is a wonderful method to get an summary of the town to see the sights of Melaka at a leisurely tempo in consolation. In the course of the cruise experience, you’ll discover the brand new main facelift that Melaka River has developed through the years. The newer buildings have additionally been painted with vibrant murals depicting totally different features of Malacca’s wealthy historical past and tradition.


Melaka River


Getting There

Aras 9, Bangunan Graha Maju, Jalan Graha Maju, 75300 Melaka

 Opening Hours

On a regular basis, 9.30am to 11.30pm

Admission Payment

 Roughly SGD5 per individual


Lunch at The Pines


Is your abdomen growling? Are you hungry? I’ll advocate having a scrumptious lunch buffet at The Oak restaurant, The Pines Lodge Melaka. Standing tall alongside the Melaka River, The Pines Lodge Melaka is a current introduction to the town of Malacca. The Pines Lodge Melaka presents quite a lot of the world’s favorite cuisines, in addition to basic Malay, Chinese language, Indian and native Nonya specialties at The Oak restaurant. The Oak restaurant goes with a classy and glossy inside with refined furnishings and heat dimmed lights for friends to dine in comfortably.



Feast your eyes on the excellent meals choice and luxuriate in an awesome eating expertise. We feasted fortunately on kilograms of seafood and meat. Because of the superb hospitality by The Pines Lodge Melaka, we obtained to take pleasure in this luxurious lunch and bask in the most effective native and worldwide specialties in Malacca right here, at The Oak restaurant. For sure, all of us left with our abdomen’s comfortable and full.


Theatre Expertise At Encore Melaka


The theatre contains a 360 diploma rotating viewers platform dealing with a 240 metre-long stage with a number of built-in hydraulic levels. With this state-of-the-art know-how, Encore Melaka is designed to ship an awe-inspiring theatre expertise. Helmed by China famend director Wang Chaoge, Encore Melaka is the most recent providing from China’s iconic Impression Collection.



China-based inventive director Wang Chaoge is likely one of the artistic pressure behind the 2008 Beijing Olympic Video games Opening Ceremony. Encore Melaka is a state-of-the-art produce of Wang’s retelling of Melaka’s beginnings and progress via a timeline of six centuries. The 70-minute lengthy mega present recounts the long-forgotten tales: tales of the early voyagers, legacy of Cheng Ho’s diplomatic mission, indigenous settlement and cross-culture encounters such was because the Baba Nyonya.


The Water Dance Scene in Encore Melaka



By way of the vivid mixture of audio and lighting, you possibly can anticipate your self not be seated passively however can be made as one of many performers. My favorite a part of the present is the magical water dance scene. The water dance scene is visually beautiful because it depicts the compelling tales of moms and the eagerness of Melaka and its individuals. Nicely, you need to watch it your self to seek out out extra.


Thumb up endorsement for the good efficiency! I loved each minute of the present!


Impression Metropolis


This formidable theatre venture started with a dream. Almost 5 years in the past, Datuk Wira Boo Kuang Loon had a dream and he needed to make his hometown Melaka the last word vacationer vacation spot.


I’m a Melaka boy and I’ve all the time needed to do one thing for my hometown – Boo, the CEO of Yong Tai Berhad.


As a brand new landmark, the Encore Melaka theatre guarantees to write down a brand new chapter within the state’s cultural leisure historical past. It’s the focus of the multi-billion ringgit Impression Metropolis, an built-in combined improvement by Yong Tai.



Getting There

No. three, Jalan KSB – Impression eight, Impression Metropolis at Kota Syahbandar, 75200, Melaka

 Present Occasions

Monday to Saturday: 5.30pm & eight.30pm

Sunday: 2.30pm & 5.30pm

Ticket Worth

VIP ~ SGD188

Premium ~ SGD82

Normal ~ SGD27

Wheelchair ~ SGD32



Terima Kasih

Villa D’Aqua Exploration Melaka 2018


I respect the invitation prolonged to me and to be a part of this Media Familiarization journey, “Villa D’Aqua Exploration Melaka 2018”. I’ll wish to thank Ruby Rashid Journey & Excursions Pte Ltd for this invitation to go to Malacca and to share my assessment on Villa D’Aqua. As soon as once more, thanks Ruby Rashid Journey & Excursions Pte Ltd, Villa D’Aqua, Tourism Malaysia, Singapore and Tourism Malaysia, Melaka for making this journey attainable.



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