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JapaMala Resort - By Samadhi

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Kampung Lanting, Tioman Island, Pulau Tioman 26800, Malaysia
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    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 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Japamala was more rustic than I expected; eventually that became part of its charm. Spending a morning or afternoon in one of the beach pavilions there is incredibly pleasant. The water is fantastic, it's blissfully quiet and the staff is there to help in anyway they can; fresh, cool water in your carafe, a snorkel and fins, coffee, a cold... More 

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is one place if you wanna be by ur self without any disturbance! With its few rooms not crowded but of course you have to pay a price for all this. Soothing and calm,You will be served with some lemon grass lime juice upon arrival and it will surely quench your thirst. The massage is wonderful.Outdoor rain shower is... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stayed here in August 2014 for five nights as part of our honeymoon. Sea cliff chalet 14 was lovely, as was our overall experience here. Great food and drink, brilliant service, and a peaceful atmosphere. The snorkelling off the jetty was amazing. Just don't come expecting an activity-packed holiday: this isn't the right place! Japamala is ideal for winding... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

This is a very late review, only just downloaded the app! In June 2013, we came with our friends after their wedding, I guess technically we were on their honeymoon! We arrived to the resort by boat and it felt unreal - beautiful scenery, friendly staff, beautiful looking beach. From memory, everything was excellent, breakfast was delicious, room was lovely... More 

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