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Monday, May 12, 2014

Colmar Tropicale at Berjaya Hills in Bukit Tinggi, Malaysia


Because some of the girls were able to go to Genting Highlands, a popular go-to place in Malaysia, we all opted for Colmar Tropicale of Berjaya Hills located in Bukit Tinggi, a 45-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur.

According to the resort's website, opened in year 2000, Colmar Tropicale was modelled after 16th century Colmar town, north east of Alsace, France, also incorporating architectural designs and elements from ancient surrounding villages of Riquewihr, Turckheim and Kaysersberg. The realization of this French themed village derived from the wish list of the Malaysia's fourth Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, who upon his visit to the region of Alsace were so impressed, that it inspired Tan Sri Vincent Tan, the founder of Berjaya Corporation Berhad to replicate the actual Colmar town in Malaysia. The resort comprised of 235 rooms and suites, offers 8 food & beverage outlets / lounges with food variety ranging from local & international cuisine to an authentic French fine dining restaurant. 

In Colmar Tropicale: one can ride the marvelous breed of Palomino horses, experience tea ceremony in the tranquil hills of the Japanese gardens, to learning about a new flower in the Botanical Gardens,  as well as do the rock climbing, mountain biking and visiting the organic farm. There are free shuttle buses in between the French Village and the activity areas.

By the way, we booked the whole-day tour (10am to 3pm) a day ahead at the 8th Floor of Berjaya Times Square for 55 ringgit pax. Check out more blogposts on Japanese Garden and the Botanical Garden.



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