Havana Beach Resort Pangkor Island
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Havana Beach Resort Pangkor Island Reviews
A pleasant resort on Pangkor Island Mar 01, 2007
I WROTE THIS REVIEW AGES AGO, AND TODAY ON CHECKING MY TB SITE HAVE FOUND THAT ITS UNDER THE HOTEL NAME OF HAVANA BEACH RESORT WHICH IS A TOTALLY DIFFERENT RESORT!!! IF YOU HAPPEN TO READ THIS, PLEASE NOTE THAT IM TALKING ABOUT PANGKOR ISLAND BEACH RESORT AND NOT HAVANA WHICH IS JUST A 2 STAR HOTEL...HELP ME SOLVE THIS TRAVELBUDDY!
The Pangkor Island Beach resort was formerly the Pan Pacific Resort . We last stayed here 10 years ago and decided that it was time for a visit again.
As a major part of the buildings are made of wood, and because of the Malaysian weather, the wood has started to look a bit old and tarnished - it could do with a bit of restoration. Nevertheless it was still appealing – in fact on Pangkor Island it is the best resort as others are mostly family run backpackers hotels.
The resort has 258 rooms including the 12 villas which are suitable for honeymooners. These villas are on stilts and are located at the end of the resort. The other rooms though are located within the main building and each room has a private balcony with a great view.
To me, the private beach which is 1 km long is the drawing point of the resort because it is safe and gorgeous. Facilities at the resort include mini golf, archery, kids club, tennis courts and a Malay spa called the Aryani. It also has 2 swimming pools, suitable for adults and children. I love that it is set within acres of greenery and hills, and the nearby village is scenic as you can get to see fishermen and village folks going about their daily life (just outside the resort gates!)
This resort is rather far from the town - to get to town, you'll have to take a mini van, which the reception can call for you. The rate to town is RM 20 but you can split the cost with fellow passengers.
There is a Lobby lounge with entertainment by a Filipino band, 2 restaurants and a sunken pool bar. Buffet breakfast is served at the Hornbill Restaurant and the daily servings are quite extensive with cereals, cold cuts and breads and local food such as nasi lemak, noodles and roti canai,
Current promo for rooms is Rm 391 per room per night on weekdays, (more on weekends) but I’m not sure for how long this will be.
Note: Make sure you get the ferry that goes to the Pangkor Island Beach Resort jetty at Teluk Dalam (it means Deep Bay) as they don’t use the normal Pangkor Town jetty to get here. Every arrival at the jetty will be met by a resort coach, and on arrival at the resort you’ll be greeted with songs by the Filipino band and a welcome drink – lovely!
For those who love bustling night life and excitement, this resort may be a little too far from town and too quite and peaceful - but its a great place to unwind and soak in the sun!
Part of the PANGKOR ISLAND, MALAYSIA - 2007 travel blog
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Havana Beach Resort Pangkor Island Overview
Havana Beach Resort is located on the beach front, separated from the beach only by the access road to the airport. We are offering comfortable accommodation to everyone. Whether you are an individual, a couple on honeymoon, bringing the family or coming in group with friends, there is a suitable room just for you, for a very competitive rate. We also have a spacious air conditioned conference and dining room.