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JapaMala Resort - A Samadhi Retreats Property

4.5 of 5 Tioman Island, Pulau Tioman 26800, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

O.M.G WOW! As soon as you arrive at japamala you are instantly stunned by the beauty of the resort. Definitely have the best beach on the island. We Also stayed in a sea cliff chalet which overlooked the sea. It's amazing. Lunch at the Mandi Mandi restaurant at the end of the jetty is amazing.they do the best burgers ever!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to put an additional star because 5 stars aren't enough for this paradise-like gem on Pulau Tioman. We booked the hillside sarang and it exceled our expectations. The sight, the location directly in the jungle, the private pool, were simply stunning. We immediately felt very welcome, the staff was friendly and most courteous, and the room was decorated... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is placed in the best spot of the island and it is perfectly fused together with the jungle and the surrounding. No invasion of big luxury hotel around, so the place is just so private that sometimes you even forget you are in a resort. The rooms are all different and all of them (we moved 3 times... More

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Japamala Hotel Pulau Tioman
Japamala Resort
Japamala Pulau Tioman

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