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Resorts for Art Lovers: Immersing Yourself in Art, Culture and History

The tingling calling of travel and the timeless allure of art often go hand in hand. While many seek respite in sandy beaches or snow-capped mountains, some travellers' hearts beat for something altogether more enigmatic: the soul-stirring world of art and culture. If you've ever felt the tug of a paintbrush, the cadence of a musical score, or the silent eloquence of an ancient statue, you've come to the right place. Welcome to a journey with Resorts World, where you'll discover how culture and comfort coalesce into unforgettable experiences.

Resorts World Genting: Where Culture and Comfort Converge

15-metre tall Buddha statue in resorts world genting

High atop the magnificent peaks, Resorts World Genting offers more than breathtaking views; it's a gateway to cultural enlightenment. Nestled among the clouds just a 10-minute drive from the resort, there’s a religious site that inspires reverence and provokes deep thought. With key landmarks like the iconic nine-storey pagoda and the 15-metre tall Buddha statue, one can walk through a visual narrative that represents a journey through the afterlife or admire the spellbinding mountain vistas.

But the cultural journey doesn't end there. Prepare to be amazed by SkySymphony, an awe-inspiring art presentation that transforms an expansive atrium into a kaleidoscope of sight and sound. This artistic masterpiece with a staggering 1,001 winch balls suspended from a four-storey high ceiling to narrate fascinating stories, each accompanied by enthralling cinematic visuals and original music mixes. Staying at Resorts World Genting not only places these unique attractions at your fingertips but also provides the convenience of eliminating the commute, allowing more time for immersive experiences.

SeniKome Péng Hēng East Coast Arts & Cultural Centre. in resorts world genting

Deep within Resorts World Genting lies a treasure trove of artistic and cultural richness: the SeniKome Péng Hēng East Coast Arts & Cultural Centre. Stepping into this sanctuary, you’re welcomed by a thematic exhibition that brings to life the vibrant art, crafts and culture of Peninsular Malaysia's East Coast states which are Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan. From authentic artefacts to intricate paintings, the centre offers a vivid depiction of Péng Hēng's distinctive charm, dating back to the Ming Dynasty.

SeniKome Péng Hēng East Coast Arts & Cultural Centre - resorts world genting

Yet, SeniKome isn’t a mere static display; it's an engaging, interactive canvas. Here, digital projections breathe life into wayang kulit (shadow play), and you can immerse yourself in the art of songket weaving, a handwoven brocade fabric. An experiential section even allows you to partake in traditional games like congkak and kercang, bridging the generational gap and bringing heritage into the present day. For the explorative traveller, guided tours are available and offer a deeper insight into this rich tapestry of culture.

Resorts World Langkawi: Journey through Myths and Time

the mystifying allure of Mahsuri's Tomb from resorts world langkawi

On the island of Langkawi, Resorts World Langkawi serves as your gateway to a realm where legends and history weave a ravelled narrative, accessible within minutes from your luxurious stay. Consider the mystifying allure of Mahsuri's Tomb. This isn't just a historical site; it's a passionate journey through the legend of Mahsuri – a virtuous maiden whose tale of betrayal and a lasting curse has been etched into the collective memory of the island. Resorts World Langkawi is situated just 20 minutes away from this legendary site. As you wander through the museum, peruse informative plaques and marvel at ancient artefacts like farming tools and weaponry, you'll find yourself drawn into the fabric of the island's rich past. Even the well adjacent to the tomb beckons with its purported healing properties, adding another layer of mysticism to your vacation.

he convenience of proximity to another historic wonder – the Field of Burnt Rice from resorts world langkawi

If the emotional and historical weight of Mahsuri's Tomb wasn’t compelling enough, Resorts World Langkawi offers you the convenience of proximity to another historic wonder – the Field of Burnt Rice. This isn't just any paddy field but a dramatic tableau narrating the resilience of local villagers, believed to be a result of the curse uttered by Mahsuri . In the face of an invasion by Siamese forces, they chose to burn their sustenance rather than to submit. Here, the ground itself tells stories of sacrifice and defiance. The experience is deepened by the opportunity to admire traditional Malay architecture and to browse souvenirs such as batik, sarong and handicrafts at nearby stalls. Again, all of this is just a quick, 20-minute jaunt from Resorts World Langkawi.

Resorts World Bimini: Be Enveloped in Bahamian Artistry

resorts world bimini in bahamas

The Bahamas offers much more than just its captivating beaches and stunning sunsets. It is a melting pot of culture, emanating a unique blend of African and British influences that make it distinctively rich. When you opt to stay at Resorts World Bimini, you’re not only signing up for a leisure vacation but an enriching cultural immersion. Here, you’ll find yourself lost in the melodic beats of Goombay music and enamoured by the island’s historic art forms. You’ll feel the Bahamian spirit not just in the landscapes but also in the warm, vibrant energy of its people, who have mastered the art of daily celebration.

Perhaps Junkanoo is the most exhilarating representation of Bahamian culture. A spectacle of colours, sounds and rhythmic movements, it’s an unforgettable street parade that you must witness when staying at Resorts World Bimini. This centuries-old tradition, often likened to New Orleans' Mardi Gras or Rio de Janeiro's Carnival, is a kaleidoscope of Bahamian music, dance and elaborate costumes. This festivity is a vivid reminder of the island's colourful heritage, providing memorable entertainment and a deep sense of connection to the roots of this incredible destination. It's not only a parade but a living, breathing testament to the Bahamas' strong cultural preservation.

So, as you plan your next escapade, consider Resorts World Bimini not just as a holiday destination but as an explorer’s journey that’ll take you through the fascinating chapters of Bahamian art and culture.


Travel is to seek, to discover, and perhaps most of all, to learn. Resorts World ensures that each resort isn’t merely a place to rest your head but a sanctuary where art, culture and history resonate in every corner. Whether it's the poetic grandeur of a musical spectacle or the quiet dignity of a centuries-old craft, these humbling experiences infuse each stay with a sense of wonder, a moment of reflection, or even a touch of transformation. After all, isn't that what true travel should be – a journey not just through places but also through the immense landscape of human creativity and endeavour?

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