Experience the excitement of living at Southern Marina Residences
October 22, 2020 | Living
Never have another dull day with a plethora of things to do for all ages, all located a short drive away.
Strategically located within the award-winning township of Iskandar Puteri, Johor among a myriad of restaurants, retail shops, healthcare, schools and many more, residents of Southern Marina Residences will be spoilt for choice on things to do.
Visitors can bring their little ones to visit the iconic Legoland Malaysia Resort, which hosts four different parks and hundreds of interactive rides and attractions that will keep your entire family entertained for days within the Legoland Theme Park, Legoland Water Park, SEA Life Aquarium and the Legoland Hotel.
Whether you’re seeking adrenaline-pumping rides, splashing around on various water rides on a hot day or admiring spectacular ocean life at the aquarium, this expansive resort covers it all.
Avid shoppers will love the easy access to an array of shopping malls, such as Sunway Big Box Retail Park which is just a 10-minute drive, offering a multitude of restaurants, retail stores, entertainment and recreational choices including its very own Xtreme Park.
One of the must-visits at Sunway Big Box Retail Park is Book Xcess’s mammoth Box of Knowledge which boasts over 32,000-square feet of floor space and over 1 million books. It is the largest bookstore in Malaysia, which also features a café and a large children’s area to foster a love for reading amongst young children.
Big Box Retail Park also contains a supermarket and hundreds of retail stores that allow shoppers to shop till you drop.
Another shopping mall conveniently located less than 10 minutes away is Mall of Medini, which was designed to be a one-stop leisure and lifestyle entertainment centre a stone’s throw away from Legoland.
If you’ve ever been tempted to try out virtual reality for yourself, look no further than the brand-new virtual reality amusement centre, VRinity at the mall. With dozens of games that appeal to all types of gamers, dive into a super-realistic alternate universe at its multiple VR rooms.
Another shopping haven is the iconic Johor Premium Outlets, which is only a 30-minute drive away, offering a plethora of luxury brands in one stop. Bring your entire family for a weekend shopping spree with hundreds of international premium brands such as Prada, Calvin Klein, Burberry, Jimmy Choo and many more at discounted prices.
The outdoor concept also allows shoppers to enjoy the blue skies in a unique blend of indoors and outdoors. If you’re seeking a quick coffee break or get hungry while shopping, rest assured this mall also contains dozens of food and beverage outlets which will surely satisfy any foodie.
Residents can also spend the day in the sun, teeing off with your friends and family at Ponderosa Golf and Country Club, located just 30 minutes away from Southern Marina Residences. Offering various world-class amenities like badminton courts, swimming pool, tennis courts and a gymnasium, it will provide plenty of entertainment for the rest of the family.
If you’re unable to get away during the day, Ponderosa also offers the only night golfing facility in Johor Bahru with its championship 18-hole golf course and four signature holes.
Newly remodeled by the world-renowned golf architect Ronald Fream, strategic thinking will be key at this course with its multiple sand and water hazards and smart maneuvers that will ensure a challenging yet interesting playground for players of all skill levels.