Discover the beauty and pleasure of the A Famosa Resort Malaysia, located in Melaka (Malacca). Named after the 16th Century Portuguese fort situated near the dock of Melaka, the resort is a well-known place for both leisure and business meetings. Bound by gently sloping mountains and lush scenery, the A Famosa Resort is ranked as one of the leading vacation terminuses in Malaysia.
Evolution of A Famosa
Since its establishment in 1992, the resort had taken a considerable amount of time to finally emerge into a place that suits people of all ages. By the year 1996, the resort was opened for visitors with amenities such as golf course, Water World theme park, and villas. Following this first phase, by the year 2001, the Animal World Safari was opened for the public. In the following year, the management had introduced the five-acre Cowboy Town to the visitors.
Choicest accommodation options
From hotel to condotels and villas, the resort offers premium-grade accommodation facilities to pamper the guests. All the rooms offer panoramic views.
A plethora of recreational facilities
The resort boasts of an international tournament golf course, Animal World Safari, The Water World Theme Park, and Cowboy Town. The Water World theme park spreads over an area of 20 acres and features several thrilling water games such as tube ride, man-made beach with a wave pool, and two high-speed-slides. Covering over 150 acres of land, the Animal World Safari is home to nearly a 100 animal species. Children enjoy the bird and elephant shows in The Animal World Safari section. You can also shop at the Golf Pro Shop or Cowboy Town.
Events at A Famosa
Special corporate events such as team building, corporate meetings, and award celebrations can be organized at the A Famosa resort. The resort also provides special arrangements for weddings and honeymoon. Halloween events are well-known in the resort. Those who wish to party all night long can take part in ‘Hallomon and the Gangs’ event.
Dining at the resort
Several restaurants are available across the resort’s key areas with fabulous variety of food and beverages. Visitors can indulge their taste buds while enjoying the scenery or watching the golf game.
A Famosa is based out of Melaka, Malaysia, near the Simpang Ampat exit on the North South Expressway. The resort is situated just around half an hour drive from Melaka and an hour drive from KL (Kuala Lumpur) International Airport.
A Famos Resort Address: A Famosa Resort, Jalan Kemus, Simpang Empat, 78000, Alor Gajah, Melaka, Malaysia
Due to good weather, Malaysia is a wonderful destination during March and early October (the rain-free months). You may plan your visit to the resort during these months.
A Famos Resort Hours
The Animal World Safari opens daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (except Tuesdays).
The Cowboy Town opens on all days from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. However, the Carnival Show begins at 8:30 p.m. and 4D Theatre runs shows from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (every 15 minutes).
The Water World operates from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Days when Closed: The resort is closed every Tuesday except for public and school holidays.
The timings mentioned above are subject to change without prior notice. So, you must check the official website before planning your tour.
A Famosa Resort Tickets
- The adult visitors need to pay 75 MYR (Malaysian Ringgit) to get an entry into Safari and Water World theme parks.
- The corresponding rate charged for children (3 feet & above) is around 61 MYR.
More about A Famosa Resort
What are the coordinates of the A Famosa Resort?
2.4051° N, 102.2205° E
Which are the famous attractions in the state of Melaka?
Malacca Zoo, Cape Rachado Lighthouse, Kampung Hulu Mosque, Cheng Hoon Teng, and Kampung Kling Mosque.
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MS20150813Published On: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014