MesaStila Hotel & Resort Magelang is located in Central Java, Indonesia, which is only 3.5 hours’ away from Singapore (2 hours direct flight to Semarang Airport + 1.5 hours land transfer). Before my departure, everyone was worried that the haze condition will be bad. However, Java is actually located to the South of Sumatra where all the forest fires are and the wind had been blowing northwards. Instead, I was greeted with fresh air, friendly staff from reception to housekeeping and the very well maintained resort amidst the lush greenery. The resort apartment which we stayed in could house up to 4 persons with a basement level, attached toilets and bathtubs at each floor. There is also a small private garden for each apartment.

As the sun set at about 5.30pm, we did not have the time to explore much of the resort. We proceeded for dinner at the Java Red Restaurant situated within the resort where they served nice Indonesian cuisine. As we wanted to witness the flag-off of the 100km race the next morning, we rested soon after dinner on the very comfortable bed!

Photo 9-10-15 5 36 44 pm

Read [Part 2] / [Part 3]



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Disclaimer: JustRunLah! members can maintain personal blogs and post articles such as the present. All messages, articles, and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in these posts or transmitted via JustRunLah! channels are the responsibility of the respective authors and not of JustRunLah!, unless JustRunLah! is specifically identified as the author of the message. The fact that a particular message or article is posted on or transmitted using this web site does not mean that JustRunLah! has endorsed that message in any way or verified the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of it. For enquiries please click here to contact us.