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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
  • 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We stayed in a tree top chalet 11 for 11 nights. Beautiful room, excellent invisable housekeeping which includes a complimentary laundry service. Staff, service and food superb. Complimentary cocktails and canapés each evening. Loved the Asian complimentary snacks late afternoon and Henessey and chocolates at turn down with the hand written note.....a wonderful touch which we looked forward too. Constantly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Other reviewers have done this place justice. It's a great place and you need to experience it for your self. The speedboat whisks you away (5mins) to the resort where everything is taken care of. All you need to do is enjoy some complimentary cocktails on the jetty, eat the good food (if you don't like the Thai Green Curry,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Japamala is the perfect balance between a luxury resort and a rustic island escape. We stayed at Japamala in a Seacliff Chalet for 8 days in February. Everything from our arrival to the departure was perfect. We had the hotel organize a car to pick us up in Singapore and drive the two hour trip to Mersing. The ferry ticket... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

This was an amazing getaway retreat ! A boutique hotel with lots of charm , yummy food, exotic cocktails , friendly and efficient staff. Beach is amazing with clear waters for great snorkeling near and around by boats! Coral island is the blue lagoon ...and best corals...

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