You can have all the fun you want under one roof! Genting Highlands is a well-known integrated resort located on a mountain peak accessible by cable, car or buses.
The cable car, Genting Skyway was once the world’s fastest and longest gondola lift in South East Asia. Better known as City of Entertainment in Malaysia, Genting Highlands offers plenty of attractions. In short, you name it, they’ve got it!
The huge and convenient venues such as Arena of Stars, Genting International Showroom, Genting International Convention Centre and Pavilion Hall are some of the platforms catered to international artistes to perform world-class performances such as concerts and other spectacular shows.
These venues were once platform for world-renowned artistes such as Alan Tam, Jacky Cheung, Andy Lau, Sir Cliff Richard, Maxim and Jim Brickman.
Other than spectacular and dazzling concerts, guests can also enjoy other variety shows such as sporting events, movie screenings and beauty contests.
Venues for hosting world-class international shows, as long as you are there in Genting Highlands, you’ll never be disappointed with a series of performances by international artistes! Just stay tune for more information available online or through television commercials.
Hotels & Accommodation at the Peak
Leisure travelers need not worry about accommodation as you can pretty much find abundant of choices from luxurious three-star hotels to elegant and exclusive five-star hotels. Generally, Resorts World Genting comprises six hotels and a beautiful gold resort catered to golf enthusiasts.
For those who are looking for a cheaper alternative in Genting Highlands, head over to the third largest hotel in the world, First World Hotel.
The hotel is fully equipped with modern facilities and amenities for your comfort and convenience. Other surrounding facilities are such as dining and entertainment outlets. First World Hotel houses 6,000 rooms is therefore highly recommended for all.
Meanwhile, Genting Hotel is a five-star international hotel catered to those who are looking for comfortable, cozy and luxurious accommodation in the Highlands. Built in 1978, this hotel is popular among visitors who are up there solely to gamble at the casino.
Located adjacent to Genting Hotel is yet another exclusive and cozy accommodation, the Highlands Hotel with 86 beautifully furnished suite rooms. The top floor of the hotel houses Elite Club offering six-star standard hotel rooms with exquisite décor and impeccable services.
Travelers who are looking for a hotel nearby the theme park should definitely go for Theme Park Hotel. Ideally located somewhere nearby the Arena of Stars and the theme park, the hotel is suitable for young and old visitors due to its convenient location.
To accommodate the ever increasing number of guests, Resorts World Genting renovated the hotel and added more rooms inside the Valley Wing.
No worries if you fail to book rooms in any of the hotels mentioned above because four-star Resort hotel is suitable for high powered businessmen and leisure travelers. With an extensive array of facilities and amenities, guests will definitely find the hotel amazing and cozy at the same time.
Think of style, think of Maxims Genting! if you are looking for an exclusive hotel with impeccable and superb services, then look no further because Maxims is the right choice for you.
Casino De Genting
Dubbed as Las Vegas of Malaysia, Casino de Genting is the only legal land based casino in the country offering you plenty of fun and excitement. Run by Genting Malaysia Bhd, the casino offers abundant of thrilling games such as Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat and Caribbean Stud Poker. On top of that, you can first try your luck at the popular Jackpot machines.
Reputed as one of the finest gaming destinations in Asia, it is a perfect place for you to experience ultimate gaming excitement in the country. With plenty of games available at the casino, you can definitely find your favourite and lay your hands at the strategic thinking games or other fun games.
Other than the above mentioned popular games, you can also find Pontoon, French Boule, Casino War, Mini Dice, Tai Sai, Three Pictures or Money Wheel. Well, if you think lady luck is on your side, then perhaps you should try Keno (a game of chance with 80 numbers).
The famous Genting Theme Park
Separated into three different theme parks – outdoor theme park, First World Indoor theme park and water park, these are the places where you can have fun to the max.
Enjoy an exhilarating experience at the outdoor theme park where you can try different thrilling rides such as Cyclone, Space Shot, Flying Dragon, Corkscrew, Rolling Thunder Mine Train, Pirate Ship and Spinner.
Besides these thrilling rides, there are also fun family and children rides such as monorail, flying jumbo, boating, mini train, rodeo rider and crazy space lab.
When the sun sets in the late evening, head over to First World indoor theme park where tons of exciting rides await you. Try 4D motion master, Venice Gondola, Rio Float, Reindeer Cruise, Euro Express, Bumper Cars and Ride de Paris. As the cool mountain air makes it hard for you to enjoy water rides, only rainforest splash pool is available in the Highlands.
Besides the rides mentioned above, you can also enjoy a good time trying other signature attractions such as Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum, Genting Sky Venture, Snow World, Flying Coaster and X-pedition Wall. Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum is one of the must visit attractions as it is a franchise available only in Genting Highlands throughout the country.
You’ll witness some of the most incredible and quirky collections that will keep the whole family amused and entertained.
Genting Sky venture is a skydiving wind tunnel that gives you the thrill of free-falling through the sky. So instead of performing the dangerous real-act jumping out of an airplane, you have an option to experience the same sensation here.
Experience something different at Snow World – a place where it will chill your bones but warm your heart. At minus 5 degrees Celsius, this is the best winter wonderland in the country. If you desire something scarier than the coaster rides in outdoor park, head over to the first Asian hang-gliding flying coaster. Designed by the world-renowned coaster designer, Werner Stengel, this is the perfect ride for thrill seekers.
Dining and Restaurants in Genting Highlands
Looking for some gastronomic delights in Genting Highlands? No worries because the abundant restaurants here offer mouth-watery and sumptuous local as well as International cuisines.
Expect some delicious and finger licking good dishes at the finest restaurants here in the Highlands. Prepared by award-winning international chefs, there is always something for everyone to satisfy your taste buds.
Well, if you are craving for some oriental or continental dishes, head over to Elite Palace, Happy Valley Seafood, Imperial Rama, Ming Ren , VIP Genting, New Orleans Barbecue or The Olive.
For some authentic local favourites, try dining at Hainan Kitchen, Hou Mei, Good Luck Restaurant or Lao Di Fang. Other restaurants/dining outlets in the Highlands include Lobby Cafe, Pizza Factory, Mezzanine Cafe, The Turf Cafe, Coffee Terrace, First World Cafe or Kampong Restaurant.