Permas Jaya or its the official name of Bandar Baru Permas Jaya is a housing estate and light industrial area located in Mukim Plentong, Johor Bahru District, Johor, Malaysia under the administration of Johor Bahru City Council. The population of this town is approximately about 40,000-45,000 residents. There are bridges in Permas Jaya which are The Permas Jaya Bridge connects with Kampung Baru Bakar Batu, Taman Sentosa and downtown Johor Bahru. The Second Permas Jaya Bridge is completed and had helped to reduce traffic jams. The new Eastern Dispersal Link has also been completed and opened for public on 1 April 2012. Permas Jaya is a popular choice for middle class professionals and business people (mainly local Chinese and Singaporeans) because of its strategic location between Johor Bahru and Pasir Gudang. Other than the bridges, the residential areas are divided into sections, with the section numbers numbering from 1 to 15 and beyond, based on the phases when the town was built.
From Kuala Lumpur city centre, it takes around 3 hours and 20 minutes to reach Bandar Baru Permas Jaya by using North-South highway whereas it takes only 19 minutes via Johor Bharu East Coast highway from Singapore Kastam.
You can take flights such as Air Asia, Malaysia Airlines or Malindo Air from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Senai International Airport which takes around 50 minutes. Next, once you reach the airport, you can take taxi or rent a car to Bandar Baru Permas Jaya for another 30 minutes.
There are a few famous seafood restaurants at Teluk Jawa on the beach of Johor straits. TKK Restaurant is the one of most popular for its Chinese seafood. Chinese (hokkien) name of TKK is (Tie Kong Kia) which means “The Son of the God’ and it sells fresh seafood for a reasonable price. The restaurant is famous among the locals many years back because TKK is one of the pioneer seafood restaurants started in Johor Bharu. This restaurant signature dishes are salted egg crab, prawns cooked in different ways (Indonesian curry, garlic and chili) and clams. There are also white pepper fish soup and “3 spices fried fish”and many other Chinese authentic dishes.
Legoland Water Park Malaysia is only around 20 minutes away from Larkin and it has its own hotel for visitors to have a comfortable stay while enjoying their time at Legoland. This water park has been the largest waterpark in Asia. There are many activities to choose from such as wave pool, Build-A-Raft lazy river, climb and slide down tube slides and body slides, interactive play structures from Joker Soaker to DUPLO Safari. The whole park is designed for children’s fun especially in the range of 5 to 12 years. However, there are also activities that can be enjoyed by the whole family together and also for children below 5 years of age. There is a precaution for all toddlers below 2 years that are required to wear swimming diapers. Discounted tickets here are also available if you book 7 days in advance.
Eight Days Hotel is located in the heart of Permas Jaya and 30-minute drive from Senai Airport as well as within easy reach are Kuso Trick Art Gallery, Holy Word Church, AEON Tebrau City Shopping Centre. It offers rooms with 32-inch flat-screen TVs and ironing facilities as well as hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. It also features a restaurant, free Wi-Fi and free private parking to guests. Hotel Eight Days provides rooms with satellite channels,. All rooms come with private bathroom. Guests can enjoy a good meal at the hotel’s restaurant or in the privacy of their rooms. The hotel also provides luggage storage facilities, fax and photocopying services, daily housekeeping, taxi service and 24-hour front desk for any assistance.