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JapaMala Resort - By Samadhi

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Kampung Lanting, Tioman Island, Pulau Tioman 26800, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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JHB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a big fan of beach holiday as we had it enough when the kids were younger, we were searching for a short holiday, glad that my hubby remember this little gem in Tioman. The online reservation showed fully booked for my family of 6, i decided to call them direct, glad that they have 1 sea cliff and 1... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with family here (thankfully they paid!). Our villa had a private pool and was only 25 meters from the private beach. We all snorkelled there everyday, the house reef is really good, I saw a turtle, ray's and eels just in the water in front of our villa. We also went on a snorkelling trip to nearby Rengis island... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a dream destination! The location is absolutely fabulous! Surrounded by jungle with a stunning beachfront. Snorkelling right in front of the hotel, we saw plenty of coral fish and the water is crystal clear. The resort is small enough to feel secluded but big enough so you don't feel completely isolated. The staff is wonderful, attentive yet very... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first language is not English. I am korean. please be generous with mistake I made :) I went to Japamala 2014 Jula 15-18 with my Husband We stay at Treetop Chalet. With our budget that's only choice. but I like the room A lot. Journey of kl to Japamala is not easy. because my husband is not comfortable ride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 5 days and it was exactly the break we were after. As soon as we stepped on the JapaMala boat to take us to the private beach where the resort is, with the jetty all lit up and a welcome cocktail waiting for us, we knew we were in for a good time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

One of the best places both myself and partner have ever stayed, it is total bliss. We could not fault anything from the amazing attentive staff, the idellic accomodation, the beautiful location to the delicious food. Staff go out of their way to make you feel at home, breakfast included in the price of the room was absolutely delicious with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Visited this resort for 9 days on the last leg of our tour. It is located just off the Eastern side of the Malaysian Peninsula. There is a new flight service to take you to Tioman currently 3 days per week. Please refer to the resort's website for dates and times. The flight lasts approx. 75 mins and departs from... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights Jungle Luxe Sarang chalet. Place nice and quiet. Room big and beautiful but house keeping not good as TV was not working, no umbrella provided in room when it rains. They should have checked all things are working and provided before guests check in. Shortage of staffs and wrong info given. Beach has sand flies and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

One of the best place we stayed. Very idylic and romantic holiday for me and my wife. My daughter sofia gave us a holiday present to stay there. The beach is very private. Resort is only reachable by boat. The cliff view from the balcony is amazing. Paradise on earth. We were impressed with the restaurant surrounded by water kinda... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I've been lucky enough to stay here on several occasions in the most basic of rooms and on my honeymoon in the largest house. The staff are fantastic, friendly, warm and helpful. The massages are divine. It is the most wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of the world. Completely isolated with little do but relax. Snorkelling is lovely... More 

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