Ayer Keroh is famous among university students. This is when it houses few universities and colleges such as Malacca-Manipal Medical College, Malacca campus of Multimedia University (MMU), Technical University of Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Yayasan Saad College and a few more popular education centres. Melaka is claimed to be the cleanest state in Malaysia, therefore any part of Melaka is possible for tourism development. Numbers of hotels are built and have started operating as to cater to the increasing numbers of tourists visiting Melaka day by day.
From Kuala Lumpur, get a ticket and depart at Integrated South Terminal (TBS) straight to Melaka Sentral. The journey will be less than 2 hours. From Melaka Sentral, get a taxi to take you to Ayer Keroh.
Experience riding a slow boat and cruising along the Melaka River that cut across the beautiful historical Melaka town. The river is flowing to the Straits of Malacca. The boat will take you to pass through the historic buildings, old warehouses, interesting mangrove stands, churches, and villages. Tours last about 45 minutes in boats ranging from 20- to 40-seaters. The pickup point is at Muara Jetty, that is located near Quayside Heritage Centre and Maritime Museum. Another pickup point is at Taman Rempah Jetty, that is located near Hang Jebat bridge. The rate for Malaysia citizen is RM10 for adults and RM5 for children under 12 years old. Whereas, for non-citizen is RM15 for adults and RM7 for kids. It operates daily from as early as 9 in the morning till 11.30 at night.
Jonker Street Night Market is located at Jalan Hang Jebat and the traffic will be very crowded especially on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. The street is actually the old houses built in the 17th century. You can see shops selling antiques, textiles, foods, handicrafts and souvenirs.
Located at Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, this museum is an old heritage double storey house. This museum displays the Baba and Nyonya where the furniture and jewelleries portray the richness of Peranakan culture. The visitors could see many kinds of jewelleries and the history lies behind Peranakan ways of living. It is a worth place to visit for you can learn more and understand better about this ethnic life.
This luxury hotel is situated at Lot 5509, Jalan Wisma Persekutuan, MITC, Melaka City, Malaysia, 75450. This palace-like hotel accommodates a few types of guestrooms which every room is undisputedly spacious and equipped with guest’s necessity. The interior design of this hotel is very unique with classic concept that will surely enchant the guests’ hearts once they step in the building. This five stars hotel features perfect facilities for both guests; business travellers and leisure travellers.
Nested at Lot 2940, Jalan Ayer Keroh, Off Jalan Plaza Tol, Melaka City, Malaysia, 75450, this popular luxury resort itself is a centre of attraction in Melaka. Guests from other places sometimes come to Melaka just to experience staying and pampering themselves at this resort. Offering retreats to the guests, the guests will enjoy themselves at a place surrounded with green jungle and that is the time when they realise the tranquillity which mother nature has to offer thus appreciate her.
Located at Melaka International Trade Centre, Melaka City, Malaysia, 75450, MITC Hotel is also recommended for those who have been looking for a luxury stay in Ayer Keroh, Melaka. The accommodations provided are all equipped with what the guests need. Sited at a strategic place has made this hotel not only famous as a stay, but also as a place to held events such as wedding reception, conference, company dinner and others.