A’ Famosa Resort Malaysia is located in Malacca, Malaysia, near the Simpang Ampat exit on the Malaysia North South Expressway. It was named after the 16th centuryPortuguese fort of the same name which was once stood near the harbor of Malacca city.[citation needed] The logo of the resort also incorporates a stylized silhouette of the fort’s gateway in the background.

A’ Famosa is situated on 1,300 acres (530 ha), the bulk of which is a 27-hole golf course, a water theme park called Water World, a zoo called Animal World Safari, a Cowboy Town, a Resort Hotel, and several blocks of condotels and villas.

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The 150-acre (61 ha) A’Famosa Animal World Safari is a wildlife safari that is home to more than 100 species of the animals, featuring a Walk-through Area, Chicken Farm, Monkey Island, and a truck drive through the Safari park itself. The park also hosts a number of animal shows, such as an “elephant show” and a “bird show”.

The A’Famosa Water World covers an area of 20 acres (8.1 ha).

The 5-acre (2.0 ha) A’Famosa Cowboy Town features a various entertainment outlets, such as restaurants, a shopping village, etc. There is also a nightly carnival which consists of an animal musical parade, dancing and fireworks.

The accommodation available at A’Famosa Resort consists of a resort hotel with balconies. This facility offers self-contained studios, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom units, and villas ranging from three to five bedrooms.

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A’ Famosa Resort courted controversy in 2010 when it was reportedly mistreating a tiger that was part of the animal show. A video posted on YouTube in February 2010 allegedly showed the tiger being sedated and handled roughly. The video had been removed from YouTube since.

The resort courted another controversy in 2013 due to a series of disturbing visuals allegedly depicting the mistreatment and abuse of elephants in the resort. Investigation by Astro Awani, a news and current affairs channel in Malaysia, witnessed the beating of a female elephant by a man with a hooked, stick-like tool. The man was presumably a staff of the resort

There were a total of nine elephants in A’ Famosa Resort. The investigation footage showed that the elephants were shackled on the leg (some on one leg, others two legs) with short chains, rendering them almost immobile

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A’Famosa Resort Melaka, Malaysia named after the famous 16th century Portuguese fortifications of Melaka, the Resort is surrounded by rolling hills and lush country-side and is rated one of the region’s foremost leisure and holiday destinations. Spanning a 520-hectares site, it boasts an international 27-hole championship golf course, the highly acclaimed Animal World Safari, Water World, Cowboy Town, Sport & Recreation Center, exquisite Resort Hotel, Condotel, Apartment, villas with private swimming pool plus a variety of outdoor and leisure activities. We are an ideal venue for your business and social activities too! A’Famosa Resort visible from the North-South Highway, a short distance from the historical town of Melaka. It is just an hour drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, 1 hour 20 minutes drive from Kuala Lumpur & 3 hours drive from Singapore. A’Famosa Resort is the one-stop leisure destination where you want to be. Missing the fun would be one’s biggest regret!

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A’Famosa Resort. The name conjures up images of a bygone era, when the bustling port city of Malacca was not only the commercial hub of Asia but an exotic melting pot of cultures, ideas and architecture as well. The A’Famosa is in fact named after the famous 16th century Portuguese monument, which is all that remains today of the Portuguese fort which once formed an imposing circle of stone around the entire city. The logo of the resort also incorporates a stylized silhouette of the gateway in the background.

That romantic era may be long-gone but it can be re-lived at A’Famosa Resort, rated by many as the region’s foremost leisure and holiday resort. Situated on a 1300-acre site in Alor Gajah, surrounded by rolling hills and a lush countryside, A’Famosa is a dream getaway which will entice your senses, calm your nerves and leave you totally refreshed and rejuvenated.

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One of the best things about A’Famosa is its strategic location off the North-South Highway- just half an hour’s drive from historic Malacca city, 45 minutes from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and about an hour from Kuala Lumpur. The resort is also extremely a popular with Singaporeans as it only takes two hours by road to go there from the Lion City. An alternative mode of travel is via rail, alighting at the Tampin Railway Station which is just a 10-minute taxi ride away.

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Rightly touted as a one-stop destination for business and pleasure, A’Famosa offers an international championship 27-hole golf course, the highly-acclaimed Animal World Safari,Water World Theme Park, Resort Hotel, Villas, Condotel, excellent conference/banquet facilities and much more. It’s one of the few resorts in this region that can truthfully claim to have ‘something for everyone’ regardless of age, whether you’re an avid golfer, animal lover, water sports enthusiast, or just someone who enjoys a blissful, worry-freeescape from the hustle and bustle of modern city living.

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A’Famosa Resort is located in the vicinity of Alor Gajah, Malacca, and it encompasses 1,300 acres of land. Due to its strategic location along the North-South Highway, A’Famosa Resort is easily accessible with good infrastructure roads linking to Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johore and Singapore.

A’Famosa Resort’s embraces the “Total Resort Living Concept” where there’s always something fun for everyone within the resort itself. It’s current operational facilities include a 27-hole International Championship golf course, Equestrian Club, bungalows, hotel, banquet convention facilities, fishing pond, water sports and A’Famosa Water World theme park. There are many, many more projects in the pipeline, making A’Famosa Resort – The Name In Holiday Living!!! 

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A’Famosa Water World

Welcome to the biggest and most exciting water theme park in Malaysia – A’Famosa Water World. Your world of never-ending fun & excitement for everyone in the family.

Get ready for thrilling hours of fun and exotic water adventures with A’Famosa Water World. Fully-equipped with a captivating array of international standard water theme park facilities, A’Famosa Water World is the perfect getaway for anyone looking for fun.

Also not forgetting the great water sports centre next to the water theme park where one can enjoy the exhilirating Jet Skiing, hover craft ride, kayaking & more.

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A’Famosa Resort…. a prestigious resort development and with a unique of ‘Total Resort Living’ concept in Malaysia. The estimate development cost is RM2.6 Billion. The Resort is span over 1,300 acres of lush unspoiled land, offers you a complete leisure haven, a lucrative property investment and capture the essence of history.

The resort living within reach and strategically located along the North-South Highway, A’Famosa Resort is excellent and easily accessibility to major towns with good A’Famosa Resort is excellent and easily accessibility to major towns with good infrastructure roads linking to Kuala Lumpur, Genting Highlands, Putrajaya, Seremban Penang, Johore and Singapore.

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A’Famosa Resort is the only resort in Malaysia to provide a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art amenities and recreational facilities. A host of fun-filled activities for days of entertaining with family and friends are readily available for your comfort and convenience. A’Famosa Resort strive to provide an integrated resort project, in its mission to further boost the tourism industry. Invest in A’Famosa Resort, experience the sheer thrill and charm of the fascinating Total Resort Living, as well as the capital appreciation it provides.

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Exclusive Resort Living

Our exclusive 326-room resort hotel is located within walking distance of the golf course and clubhouse. The Lobby welcomes you into a world of warmth and impeccable service, so true to the spirit of old Melaka. It’s an intriguing world of luxury in traditional settings. Stay on for the day and night, and the next too, and discover that traditional friendliness and courtesy are part of the A’ Famosa Resort