Larkin is one of the suburb in Johor Bahru which houses the Larkin Sentral (formerly Larkin Bus and Taxi Terminal) which is a bus terminal comprises of direct bus services to and from many cities and towns in Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Hat Yai in Thailand. Besides that, The Tan Sri Dato' Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium, also simply known as Larkin Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Larkin and is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 30,000 people and opened in 1964 and was named after former Menteri Besar of Johor, Tan Sri Dato Hj Hassan Yunos. On the other hand, the local ethnic Malays here speak the Malay language, while the language primarily spoken by the local Chinese is Mandarin Chinese. The Chinese community is represented by several dialect groups which are Teochew, Hainanese, Hakka and Hokkien while the Indian community mainly speaks Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Punjabi. The English language (or Manglish) is also used more so among the older generation who have attended school during the British rule.
From Kuala Lumpur, it takes around 3 hours and 20 minutes by using North- South highway whereas it takes only 14 minutes to Larkin via Tun Abdul Razak road from Singapore Kastam.
There are flights daily from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Senai International Airport and it usually takes around 45 minutes. From Senai Airport to Larkin, the journey only consume 30 minutes by using car or taxi.
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.
Johor Premium Outlets is a shopping centre in Indahpura, Kulai District, Johor, Malaysia and around 30 minutes from Larkin town. It is the first luxury premium brand outlet in Southeast Asia and it was opened on December 2011. It is easy to access by the Indahpura Interchange of the Second Link Expressway and the North–South Expressway Southern Route. It offers many luxurious international and local brands such as Michael Kors, Gucci, Dior, Padini, Adidas and many more. There are also dining options at this place from fast food to Malaysian food.
Hotel Seri Malaysia Larkin provides convenient spot for guests can enjoy easy access to all attractions in Johor Bahru such as Stadium Tan Sri Dato Hj Hassan Yunos, Hospital Pakar Puteri, Masjid Jamik Tun Hussein Onn. At Hotel Seri Malaysia, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities like guests can enjoy 24-hour security, 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage and Wi-Fi in public areas. Every room includes carpeting, complimentary instant coffee and tea, towels and wireless internet access (complimentary). It features modern rooms with a private balcony and a seating area. Fitted with carpeted flooring, air-conditioned rooms at Seri Malaysia are equipped with a private bathroom and a TV with cable channels and coffee and tea making facilities as well as minibar are included. As for dining options, Tanjung Puteri Café serves a variety of local delights and Western favourites. The hotel also has a courtyard area which can be used for barbecues and guests can also shop for gifts from Hotel Seri Malaysia Johor Bahru’s convenience store. In addition, there are also the 24-hour front desk offers car rentals and laundry services.
G5 hotel and serviced apartment features rooms fitted with a flat-screen television include a seating area to relax in after a busy day as well as fitted with a private bathroom equipped with a bidet and shower. Besides that, there are also complimentary slippers and free toiletries. There are also free private parking is available on site and bar, coffee shops and restaurants options which serves local and international delights.