Heaven on earth, that’s the perfect words to describe the moment we stepped our foot to Mangala Resort and Spa.
If you’re looking for the perfect romantic gateway or an impromptu family trip, far away from the hustle bustle city, look no further because believe it or not, Mangala Resort and Spa, Gambang, Pahang is a precious hidden gem for all us to discover.
From barren land to hidden gem — Nestled in a beautiful lush view, Mangala Resort & Spa is truly Malaysia’s best kept secrets
“To walk in a nature is to witness a thousand miracles”, the moment we stepped our foot to Mangala Resort and Spa, we were truly in awe with its glorious greenery surroundings. We were greeted with the magnificent view of luscious palm trees, exotic flowers and herb gardens, organic fruit orchards and the sound of crickets and we instantly feel at home with the plenteous green view that surround us.
Later, we learned that the owner Dato Franky Chua is a devoted Green Panther. It is no surprise since he’s keen to build the resort using nothing but all natural and sustainable products. We were told that Dato Franky Chua initial plans was to build the gateway retreat for his family to settle down, but what was supposed to be retirement plan turned to a whole beautiful nature-like resort owing to its breathtaking surroundings.
Mangala is a sanskrit name for “auspicious well being”. Staying true to its name, Mangala Resort and Spa breathe in the spirits of serenity and tranquility into the souls of the guests.
Amani Villa – A villa full of contentment, soulful and naturally breathtaking view that makes you instantly feel at home
Imagine waking up everyday on a king sized bed, say hello to morning sunshine while looking at the bluest indoor pool, feeling at ease and peace staring at the lush green view.
At Mangala Resort and Spa, guests are their priority and Mangala serves only the best five star service to welcome the visitors to its paradise luxury contemporary villa namely Amani Villa, Jala Villa, Sara Villa and Vana Villa.
Mangala Spa & Resort knows how to play host and win their guests hearts, with four luxury contemporary villas — JalaVilla, Vana Villa, Sara Villa and Amani Villa
“Nothing beats the comfort of luxury”, Amani Villa is one of the luxury villa that Mangala Resort and Spa has to offer. Amani Villa is a 45 acre villa and has 30 units altogether, complete with an Orchard Pool and spacious living room and king-sized bed.
The villa interior design is all about simplicity with exquisite rustic, yet still able to maintain that modern contemporary concept. For those of you who value the sense of privacy and security, Amani Villa is complete with its own privacy, tranquility and luxurious flair. The private indoor pool, private bathtub and the walk in closet, they are more than enough to make you feel like you’re at the comfort of your home.
At night, make yourself at home while sipping on hot teas and coffees or stargazing through the open rooftop sky sitting on the the outdoor lounge chairs, breath in the night surroundings with the view of moonlight in the mystical dark.
Enjoy the dip in the private pool and swim your thoughts away as you bring your body, mind and soul to relax while appreciating the beauty of the nature.
Aside from Amani Villa, Jala Villa is one of the famous villas in Mangala. It is also known as Water Villa. One of the best things about Jala Villa that sets apart from the others, is the lakeside view. Take pleasure of looking at the stunning view of Mangala’s vast lake while sitting on the verandah.
Meanwhile, If you’re an avid birdwatcher, Sara Villa is the perfect ideal stay for you. This villa offers you the best room overlooking the lake where you could catch a glimpse of 100 different species of birds and other unique flora and faunas. Owing to its location near the lake, this perfect cottage gives you the feeling of being at the countryside. On rainy days, you could smell the fresh scent of the woods and breath in the air of morning mist.
Vana Villa is also known as the Forest Villa, and it is one of the best choices Mangala has to offer. Nestled deep into the forest, Vanna Villa gives you the tranquility of being into the woods while you breath in the fresh scent of the woods and the raw glistening morning dew. For the couples who enjoy a romantic private bath, Vana Villa offers you the best romantic and sensation feelings for you and your loved ones.
If you’re worried of staying into the woods without any phone connections, fret not! because all the villas are complete with five star amenities including, complimentary WIFI, mini bar, tea and coffee maker, LED television, among many others.
Whether you choose to stay at Amani Villa, Jalla Villa, Vana Villa or Sara Cottages. We can promise you that your stay at Mangala feels like living in a paradise.
Mangala serves only the best dishes for you to indulge at The Lakeside Restaurant
Our stay at Mangala won’t be perfect without the best dishes at Mangala’s restaurant, The Lakeside Restaurant. We were served with Mangala’s signature drinks, fresh Pandan Coconut Parfait. A little fun facts about Pandan Coconut. The trees were planted at the resort and the staff picked them up to serve the best and fresh pandan coconut drinks to the guests. The drinks not only quench our thirst but it instantly warmth our hearts.
We were served with Mangala’s signature dishes- Salmon Steak, Prawn Petai and Grill Satay. During the night, the staff and the chef served us with only the best Chicken Oyster Sauce, Fresh Vegetables, Butter Prawn and to top it all of, Mangala knows the way to the guests hearts through its special Deluxe Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce, Hot Lattes and Cappucino.
The restaurant also offers sumptuous buffet and unlimited ala carte breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Guests can choose from the chef’s range of signature local and international dishes.
Best food comes with the best view. Savor yourself in the signature dishes with the majestic infinity blue pool and the glass house. The glass house is specifically built for the guests to host small cocktail events, where guests could rent the entire space as they enjoy their party.
Embrace the nature while enjoying various outdoor activities from kayak, archery to cycling.
Mangala prides itself for being the one of the most sustainable resort with soothing ambiance. At Mangala, we don’t just instantly feel mentally relaxed but physically as well. The resort offers various outdoor activities for the guests to enjoy, from kayaking, picnicking, archery and bird-watching. These activities are all complementary for the guests.
Lose yourself into the magical green of Mangala lake while kayaking in the morning and give your best shot at archery or simply enjoy cycling around the resort. If you’re looking to do one of these activities, the staff is 24 hour at your service to help you make the arrangements.
Our 2 days one night stay was filled with relaxing fun activities as we did kayaking, archery and cycling around the resort. We were awed by the breathtaking morning view and crystal clear waters across the lake as we enjoyed paddling. We believe that true health infuse positive energy, in the mind, body and spirit.
Walk down the aisle at the hearts of Mangala’s nature as you Say “I Do”
There’s no other place to say I do than at the hearts of the nature of Mangala Resort and Spa. Whether it is a destination wedding or a private wedding. Mangala gives you the ideal setting for your wedding celebrations. The resort provides an enclosed air-conditioned ballroom that can easily fit around 400 guests for a night reception or say your “I do” at the special outdoor area, either way your wedding would be a memorable ones.
The most important day of your life won’t be complete without a professional help. At Mangala, a team of wedding planner is ready to assist you as you make your way down the aisle, capturing each moments beautifully.
Mangala is also a home to corporate functions and large scale events. The room is specifically designed for group events and meetings, equipped with the latest technology for organisations to increase more productivity within work space.
Experience the most soothing spa treatment as you unwind your body mind and soul at Mangala Spa
Our stay at Mangala won’t be perfect without experiencing the ultimate rejuvenation spa treatments. The spa offers a various range of treatments for guests to enjoy. A full-service spa menu is available as well as manicures, pedicures, scrubs and facials.
The two days one night stay made us feel like we are closer to mother nature more than ever. We did not just feel rejuvenated but physically, mentally and spiritually full too. Our hearts were filled with so much love and peaceful feelings. It was a lifetime experience to unwind ourselves and improve our “Mangala” spirits because nature is not a place to visit, it is indeed a home.
For more info, visit their website at Mangala Resort and Spa or reach their hotlines at +609 505 7777.