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YTL Hotels Debut New Spa Village Playlists

Discover inspiring and healing music that transports you to Southeast Asia


Pangkor Laut Resort offers stunning villas overlooking the Straits of Malacca.

Honoring regional healing traditions and customs, the award-winning Spa Villages of YTL Hotels deliver individual and authentic therapeutic experiences that combine natural local ingredients and age-old practices, resulting in one-of-a-kind luxury retreats. To bring each Spa Village into the homes of guests past, present, and future, YTL Hotels recently released new curated Spa Village playlists. Available on Spotify, travelers are able to get a glimpse of the rest and relaxation offered at Spa Villages across the globe. 

Nestled alongside the Straits of Malacca and located three miles off the West Cost of Malaysia on a private island, Pangkor Laut Resort offers a unique retreat that extols the healing cultures of the region. A haven for nature lovers, this paradise wonderland weaves together the beauty of luxury and the wilderness. Surrounded by beaches and glowing sunsets, the resort features Spa Village Pangkor Laut, offering an abundance of Malay, Chinese, and Indian practices and treatments. The Spa Village Pangkor Laut playlist sets the mood for the ultimate retreat.  

Located on the pristine East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Tanjong Jara Resort is steeped in traditions as timeless as the Malaysian state of Terengganu itself. Surrounded by golden sand, the resort has been designed to reflect the elegance of 17th century Malay palaces, offering a genuine taste of the region’s spirit and its rich natural heritage. The property’s Spa Village Tanjong Jara offers programs for relaxation, reinvigoration, and stress relief based around the philosophy of Sucimurni, the Malay concept emphasizing purity of spirit and wellbeing. The Spa Village Tanjong Jara playlist offers a taste of the Malay way of life.  

Tucked amid protected mangroves and sheltered coral reefs is Gaya Island Resort. Dappled with sunlight, this beachfront resort blends harmoniously with the natural environment and features a collection of hillside villas. It boasts incredible views from lowland forests to the high-altitude blossoms of Mount Kinabalu, encouraging guests to enjoy the tranquil and untouched nature around them, while experiencing therapeutic and ancient healing practices at the resort’s Spa Village Gaya Island. Inspired by the cultural healing traditions of Sabah’s indigenous people, the Spa Village Gaya Island playlist can be found here.  

Resting on the largest hill retreat in Malaysia, Cameron Highlands Resort is a haven for travelers seeking romance, seclusion, and leisure. Surrounded by lush greenery and English-styled cottages, the boutique hotel is home to exotic spa treatments at its award-winning Spa Village. The sophisticated therapies at Spa Village Cameron Highlands help balance the mind. Guests can be teleported to the resort’s seemingly endless strawberry trails and rolling hills as they listen to the Spa Village Cameron Highlands playlist.  

Steeped in a rich tapestry of multicultural influences reflected in its heritage architecture, diverse lifestyles, and eclectic cuisine, The Majestic Malacca hotel is an integral part of Malacca’s colorful history. While the resort stays true to modernity and tradition, it is also home to Spa Village Malacca, featuring a unique and uplifting treatment menu. The world’s only spa to base its therapies on the healing heritage of the Baba-Nyonya culture, guests can listen to the Spa Village Malacca playlist here.  

About The Author

Heather, co-founder of Well Defined and the former editor-in-chief of American Spa, is an award-winning journalist and content strategist, skilled in writing, copyediting, and media relations. She is also a freelance writer and has contributed to Elite Traveler, Islands, Kiwi, Luxury Travel Advisor, Organic Spa, Porthole Cruise, Travel Agent,,,, and, in addition to various custom publications. She is frequently called upon to comment on various spa and wellness trends for various media outlets.