Bandar Utama is a prosperous and fast-moving residential town located in the Damansara subdivision of the Petaling District, Selangor, Malaysia. Before 1991, Bandar Utama originally consisted of palm oil estates with fewer than 100 populace. Development of Bandar Utama Damansara was initiated by See Hoy Chan Holdings Sdn. Bhd., in the early 1990s. It was also an attempt to modernise the area alongside with the opening of Sri Pentas and 1 Utama Shopping Centre. Bandar Utama continued to prosper with the opening of new schools together with the opening of Kolej Bandar Utama, a tertiary institution, in 1997 to 1998. As early as 2004, additional residential precincts of BU7, BU10 and BU6 were completed. In 2004 also, it was estimated that there were approximately 59,000 people living in Bandar Utama with primary residents seemed to be Chinese followed by Indian and Malay.
Being located in an affluent area, public transportation is not a problem. To reach here, you can hop on the mass rapid transit (MRT) Sungai Buloh- Kajang Line and take a stop at Bandar Utama station. Travelling by buses that link the residential areas in Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI), Bandar Utama and Kampung Sungai Penchala is absolutely a yes. Taxis are also accessible to get to the destination. You can pick any mode of transportation to travel while enjoying the fascinating view throughout the journey!
If you are looking for a magnificent place to shop, search no more. Being the largest shopping mall in Malaysia with gross built-up area 5,000 000 square feet, this shopping mall offers more than 700 stores and services. You can find almost everything that you are looking for in this mall. This seventh largest mall in the world also four recreational sporting activity centres like as rock climbing (Camp 5), baseball batting cages (It's a Hit! Batting Cages), futsal (Padang - Futsal court) and a diving academy (Seatlantis Dive Centre). Can you imagine that? Furthermore, 1 Utama receives approximately 90,000 visitors on weekdays and as many as 120,000 on weekends according to the management. It is just mind-blowing!
Are you an outdoor person? If you are not, I believe that this place will make you think twice. Drop by to Canyon Paintball in Bukit Utama and try to paintball like an expert! Paintball is a game where players imitate military battles using paintball guns and colourful pellets. This park has themed fields including four jungle-battlefield pitches and a professional speedball arena. It opens only on weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 pm. However, if you can get a group of at least 20 people, you can pre-book a pitch for a weekday and get shot by your friends!
From Bandar Utama, Tropicana Golf and Country Resort could be reached with 15 minutes driving via Bandar Utama highway. Most of the business travellers will always look for a golf course to hit enjoy golfing before ending their business trip. Tropicana is one of the best courses in Malaysia with its excellent hospitality and beautiful, well-maintained green golf.
This 5-star hotel offers you a luxurious stay from only RM520.33 per night! Located near to 1 Utama , KidZania and Kelana Jaya LRT Station, you will be fully occupied with interesting things to do. Not only that, this family-friendly hotel provides children playing area and luxurious pool where you can spend splendid quality time with your loved ones. Pamper yourself with a relaxing and tranquil massage at the spa. In addition to that, it has an amazing golf course and a spacious tennis court for you to unwind and be healthy at one time. The choice is all yours now!