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JapaMala Resort - A Samadhi Retreats Property

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Tioman Island, Pulau Tioman 26800, Malaysia
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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 6 nights at the beginning of our honeymoon and could have probably stayed forever. A boutique hotel on a paradise island? It was just perfection. You are welcomed onto the boat at Mersing jetty by the JapaMala staff with ice water and fruit. By the time you get down the walkway to reception your lemongrass cocktails... More

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Bangalore, India
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Sea View Sarang , Dec 2012. Below are the points. 1. Room : Very spacious and it had a private waterfall within the room. Big dining and living area. Also there was an open bathroom a and separate plunge pool. Nice ambiance and amazing view. 2. SPA : We had couple of spa treatments and it was... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Japamala for the 3rd time and it was as wonderful this time as the previous stays. Loved the room, stayed at Seaview Sarang, which gave us all we needed for our 6 night stay. The last few times we went there with Berjaya air but when we booked earlier this year flight to Tioman were uncertain as... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of the staff remembers us here.. We're glad that the journey was smooth, transfer to japamala was good and timely too. Food was still as good, For breakfast, try their fish porridge and mango lassi! Lunch: Calzone pizza or curry w/ rice is good.. Dinner: Risotto / lobster or margarita pizza is good. As a family, we've had... More

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New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The settings at Japamala are quite beautiful but a number of shortcomings made our stay less than pleasurable. After having originally booked for 5 nights, we asked to cancel the last two as we felt that staying was a waste of both time and money. Quite a shame in a place that offers some very pretty beaches and that should... More

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing hotel with absolute top class food and accommodation. Really helpful and pleasant staff, not intrusive but always there if you want something. A truly magical and memorable stay. In our top 5 of all time best plasces to stay!!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We LOVED this place. Everything was perfect. It is a stunning setting and so peaceful. The sea is the clearest I have ever seen. Wonderful wild life, fun accommodation ( we had a basic room and we were very happy in it), delicious food, free cocktails in the evening at the end of the jetty, very professional spa treatments, shady... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed here with our two teenage sons. What an incredible place. Food delicious, room wonderful and totally in keeping with the jungle surroundings, service was excellent and the island was sublime. Monkeys, monitor lizards, flying squirrels, the crystal clear sea teeming with jewel coloured fish. So beautiful, we didn't want to leave. In fact, we'll be back one day,... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Amazing resort. Jetty restaurant provided delicious options. Beachside relaxation at its best. Stayed in a treetop chalet for only two nights, which was nowhere near long enough to enjoy this beautiful place. Both pools were stunning. Staff were friendly and catered to any needs we had. downside for this place was that it was too expensive to travel around the... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Before you read any further, please ignore all other reviews which comment on this resort 'not being up to par'. Yes some towels may be frayed, some walls may have slight marks on them but does it really matter? In our opinion these things are the mark of a well loved hotel in an isolated location. We literally cannot fault... More

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Address: Tioman Island, Pulau Tioman 26800, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Pahang > Rompin District > Pulau Tioman
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — JapaMala Resort - A Samadhi Retreats Property 4.5*
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Japamala Hotel Pulau Tioman
Japamala Resort
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