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Luxury Hotels in Tebrau, Johor Bahru

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About

Tebrau is one of the sub-districts in southeast zone division of Johor Bahru in Johore, Malaysia. Tebrau is better known as the area for international strait in Southeast Asia, which is the Tebrau Strait also known as Tebrau Reach or the Straits of Johore. This strait spans between Singapore and mainland Malaysia.

How to Get There

By Plane

There are flights to Senai International Airport provided by Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, Malindo Air and Air Asia. From the airport, guests may hail up a taxi to reach Tebrau.

By Car

People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive through the Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan (PLUS) Expressway exiting either at Jalan Skudai or Jalan Tebrau exit before continuing the journey to Tebrau.

By Bus

The express bus terminal is the Larkin Bus Terminal in Johor Bahru. Among the available express bus services are Fivestar that carry passengers from Singapore, KKKL and S&S International that carry passengers from Kuala Lumpur. From the bus terminal, guests may hail up a taxi to reach Tebrau.

Tourist Attractions

Lido Beach

Lido Beach is an ideal spot for relaxing located along the banks of the Tebrau Strait, stretches as long as 3 kilometers in length. Tourists and the locals come for a stroll, enjoying the breeze while doing light exercise such as cycling and jogging. This is also the best place to catch the great view of Singapore.

Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque

This state mosque of Johore is located along Jalan Skudai and situated on a hill, with a bird eye’s view of the Straits of Johore. It was completed in the year 1900. The architecture is quite unique with a mix of two distinguishable styles which are Victorian and Moorish with a little influence of Malay style. Even though the main purpose of this mosque is to cater Muslim praying rituals, non-Muslims are allowed to enter this mosque for visiting purpose. However, as a sign of respect, decent and modest clothing must be worn. Besides that, visitors must remove their shoes before entering the mosque.

Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple

The temple is situated next to the railway station tracks in between Jalan Tun Abdul Razak and Jalan Mohd Taib, located along Jalan Tebrau. The building looks extremely stunning especially when it shines under the sunlight because it is wholly decorated with impressive glass artwork in both exterior and interior. The temple also houses several gold statues of various Hindu Gods displayed side to side. The entrance fee is RM 10 for a foreigner and free entry for Malaysian. Tourist‘s visiting hours is from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. daily while the prayers time is from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Tepian Tebrau Food Court

This food court area consisted of a long and narrow, open-air shed with around 32 fixed stalls serving varieties of Malaysian food. Its specialities lies on its seafood fares especially the grilled fish. Stalls are operating in between 3pm until midnight daily.

Legoland Malaysia

The Legoland Malaysia is the first Legoland opened in Asia featuring nearly 40 interactive rides and attractions to be enjoyed by the entire family and people, whether they are Lego fans or not. Legoland certainly brings out the hero of the Lego-themed with its international iconic brand.

Johor Premium Outlets (JPO)

Johor Premium Outlets (JPO) is the first premium outlets built in Southeast Asia, officially opened on 11 December 2011. It houses branded and international brands that attracts the residents of Malaysia as well as the neighbouring states of Singapore. Discounted apparels and fashion wears ranging from 25% up to 70%.

Hotels

Bayu Marina Resort

This resort offers spacious studios and apartments that comes with private balconies overlooking stunning views of Tebrau River or the city centre. Common amenities include saunas, mini gymnasium and swimming pool. The location is quite strategic in terms of catering to the need of guests on the move or as a transit spot since it is near to most commercial business district including the Custom and Immigration Quarantine (CIQ) Complex or the Sultan Iskandar Building.