3rd trip to PLR but the first 2 visit sans 3-yr old pre-schooler.
Started w trying to book via YTL office under local resident package but somehow the cheaper rooms are "not available". After booking via Agoda.com for just room & breakfast, the YTL website offered the cheaper room! Obviously not too thrilled w the insane ferry charges (RM160 per person) and obscene meal charges (RM45+ for a dish).
Not a great start.
Their interns however were friendly and the wait staff at Feast Village were extremely accommodating. Their manager remembered my daugther's vegetarian diet and offered to make special meals for her.
A secluded island with scarce activities. Only a library with 3 computers to keep your family entertained in the evening. Not appealing if you hv young children. 2 of their Restaurants also barred children under 16. The only beach area is Emerald Bay . Small and with less than pristine waters.
Fairly spacious with balcony and big tub. Do stay in garden villas should u hv young children to avoid steep stairs up to hill villas.
I was impressed with the resort 5 years ago but having visited awe-inspiring beach resorts over the years, PLR leaves much to desire. As a resident, have truly supported home grown YTL chain of hotels by staying in their other resorts such as Tanjong Jara. However, with the same amount of $ (RM1,000) a night, one can stay in bigger, more luxurious spaces in SEA such as Intercontinental Danang, Tubkaak, Krabi and even in expensive Shangri-la, singapore.
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