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Villa Samadhi

Just 15 minutes from Kuala Lumpur’s traffic-choked center, you’ll find the 21-room Villa Samadhi, a modern Malay retreat that makes it easy to forget city life altogether.
ADDRESS
8 Jalan Madge, off Jalan U-Thant, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


The Overview

Just 15 minutes from Kuala Lumpur's traffic-choked center, on a leafy street close to the city's embassy district, you'll find the 21-room Villa Samadhi, a modern Malay retreat that makes it easy to forget city life altogether. Owners Federico and Maple Asaro—the couple behind the Japamala Resort, Malaysia's first and only Relais & Chateaux property, as well as restaurants such as the famed Tamarind Springs—have handcrafted from scratch the kampung-inspired property. The haute-rustic guest rooms range from 55 to 185 square meters and feature polished concrete, salvaged timber, plush bed linens, contemporary Asian artworks, outsize antique bathtubs and, in some cases, private plunge pools or direct access to a central lagoon. At the exclusive-to-residents restaurant Mandi Mandi, chef Shiva Kumar reinterprets Malay flavors: we loved the lamb loin served in curry reduction, and the wok-fried fettuccine in garlic and soy. For those who want to complete their escape, the hotel can even arrange gourmet jungle picnics and mountain bike rides in nearby villages.

Tel:
+60 3 2143 2300

Website: villasamadhi.com.my
Facebook:
facebook.com/VillaSamadhi
Instagram:
samadhi_retreats#

 

Published on Sep 12, 2011

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