Hakka village located in Balik Pulau. It provides not only accommodations, the village also promote the food, culture and history of Hakka in Balik Pulau. The Hakka village also divided into 2 locations; the restaurant and museum are at Balik Pulau town area, the accommodation and the activity areas are located at the hill.
For those who like to experience the adventure stay or to have team building activities, there are quite a few of tents in the hills.
Each tent given a very unique name with a Chinese proverb. You may choose to experience high quality room facilities in the hill too. As their concept is like a homestay, you need to put the cover sheets by yourself.
There is no internet or WiFi facility provided, you will have plenty time to think about your future. The village is quite creative to create a "Dream" wall, which you can write down your dream to fulfill in your life.
Besides, the Hakka village's host of recreational offerings such as karaoke, projector screen,etc... to ensures the guests can have plenty to do with your group during your stay in the hills. The guests normally can have their own activities here and it's like a common area for all the guest to communicate with each others.
Visitors enjoy fresh air, nice view of sea and forest from the hill. If it come across during the durian harvest season, the visitors may have chance taste the fruit king on top of the hill.
More information about Hakka village aka BALIK PULAU LODGE :
Address: 61, Jalan Bukit Kebun Kha, Pulau Betong, MK 7, Balik Pulau, Penang, Malaysia 11020
Phone for reservation : +6016-411 6666 / 04-2829666
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : www.balikpulaulodge.com
FB page (Mandarin) : https://www.facebook.com/balikpulaulodge
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