Seamlessly blending into its surrounds, Malihom stands as a fine example of non-intrusive architecture amidst nature. Organic materials like salvaged wood make up the estate's building blocks while recycled objects such as old railway tracks are turned into supporting beams. Armed with ample experience in their respective careers as a contractor and an architect, the couple who own Malihom spent seven long years building the 40-acre estate for their many daughters and grandchildren. Fortunately for vacationers, this little piece of paradise opened to the public in 2009.
Aptly named 'house of fragrant rice' in Thai, Malihom provides its guests with a truly unique experience - how often does one get to reside inside repurposed rice barns? These unique guest chalets, each equipped with a private garden or deck, offer million-dollar views of the island, the bay and Bayan Lepas's burgeoning durian estates.