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Rawa Island Resort

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Tourist Centre, Mersing 86800, Malaysia
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Riga, Latvia
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88 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Wonderfully relaxing, feels like a totally different world. The resort is pretty much the only thing on the island (there is in fact another much smaller and simpler resort next to it, but that hardly counts), no roads no cars, no noise, you get there by a boat and then once you get there they take care of all your... More 

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Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Upon arriving at the Jetty, was so excited as it have a very beautiful beach. But once get into the room, was very disappointing. For RM800room per night, i do expect more. Only have mineral water. No water kettle, when asked the receptionist do they have ironing facilities they just answer 'takde woo'. I was just shocked at how they... More 

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26 Thank Wan S
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Fantastic island with everything you could wish for, excellent view from the room, nice snorkeling, water activities like kayaking (30 min to circle the island), wonderful fine white sand, excellent lounge at the beach. Only down side is the size of the resort and therefore the food which is not very individual and more oriented to chinese, also the prices... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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107 reviews
85 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

First, beware: many of the reviews for competing hotels in this area are fake. It should be clear from my Tripadvisor record that my review is real. If you're traveling to Rawa and you demand a minimum of comfort and security (i.e., water safety, mosquito control, screened windows, air conditioning) this resort is for you. Our late-season visit to Rawa... More 

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Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very pleased that you were able to enjoy the snorkelling and the beach and we very much pride ourselves on being able to preserve the beauty of our natural surroundings. Your comments on the breakfast and the ping pong paddles have been duly noted and we hope... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Firstly you are greeted by the sight of the clear blue waters surrounding the beautiful private island. Really great place to relax and have absolutely no worries. Food and service were wonderful, as well as the location. Would return again.

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2 Thank LKYtheGreat
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Great food, great staff, amazing weather, lots to do. We spent our time with our kids playing games, reading books, snorkeling, and swimming. Headed back again for CNY 2016. Excellent vacation - thanks Rawa Staff!

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7 Thank jposta
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at this wonderful resort. Spectacular houses on the beach that lets you hear and see the waves beneath the floor, proactive and kind service and peacefulness. Family, white beaches, blue water and smiling staff is kind to the soul - highly recommended! (Feb, 2014)

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5 Thank Björn H
Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you were able to enjoy the natural environment and our hospitality during your stay with us. As we note your last visit with us was some time ago, we hope to welcome you back to the Resort very soon. Warm regards, Rawa Management More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We have been to Rawa Safaris since the early 90's. We have seen Rawa's changes from simple A-huts to lovely newly-renovated chalets. We go to Rawa every chance we get. We usually go there as many as three to four times in a year :) Rawa island beckons us with her lovely white beach and clear seawater. The slides by... More 

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13 Thank Ramonasidek69
Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your nice review. We are very grateful to your loyal patronage and appreciate your kind support over the years. The owners have always attempted to develop the island and Resort in a sustainable manner, so that it may be enjoyed by many more families and children in the years to come. The staff... More 

Johor Bahru, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

The room was absolutely incredible and very comfortable. If you get a beach facing room the view of the sea fron the room is fantastic. The foods there are very incredible.I've been to Rawa Island for so many times and i love it. The service there is absolutely incredible. All the staff there are very friendly and very good.

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10 Thank Tunku M
London, UK
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84 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The hotel is completely outdated and the bathrooms were disgusting. The bedroom is actually quite cozy with wooden floors and large beds and a view over the beach. However, even the view over the beach is disrupted by what is a huge old slide construction right in front of the hotel. The restaurant/bar area was large and the food was... More 

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9 Thank jai8_London
Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that we did not meet your expectations during your stay at Rawa. We have noted your comments in relation to our rooms and reception staff, and will be working to ensure we improve on the service we deliver to guests. Once the season is over, we do plan to... More 

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