Bukit Merah

Bukit Merah Laketown Resort is an eco-tourism destination in Perak, near the towns of Semanggol and Taiping.Most of its attractions are located by a lake. It is a family vacation spot. Keep in mind that prices here are not low, thus backpackers may want to give this stop a skip.

Get in

By car

Bukit Merah is primarily accessible via road. Take the Bukit Merah Exit on the North South Expressway, 10 minutes North of Taiping's Kamunting Exit and follow the signs.

By bus

Take a bus from the Kamunting Bus Terminal in Taiping to Semanggol. From Semanggol, take another bus into Bukit Merah

Get around

One can walk to most of the attractions as they are located close by. If you don't have a car, avoid staying at the apartments as they are located further out and are only accessible by car as there is no public transportation in this area.




Marina Village is a mall close to the waterpark that has many handicraft and souvenir stores to get nice items. Keep in mind that prices here are higher than in most other places as it is a predominantly tourist area.


Marina Village houses most of the F&B outlets like Cafe Le Lac, Ripple's Sidewalk Cafe and K'Bali Cafe. Bubbles Restaurant is located within the waterpark, it serves local and western food at fairly high prices. Hong San Restaurant is located at the Laketown Apartments and serves Chinese cuisine while Colours Restaurant is located at Suria Service Apartments .



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