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The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort

4.5 of 5 Resort   |   PO Box 126, Main Post Office, Pulau Redang 20928, Malaysia
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Ranked #1 of 9 hotels in Pulau Redang
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed for a week at Taaras after 4 days in Singapore. The location of this resort is fantastic and the beach one of the best I have ever seen. It definitely compares to the best beaches in the Maldives. Like most other reviewers we were also upgraded from a garden suite to one of the suites high up overlooking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here - check in was easy, tour on golf buggy good and then to the room! Which was very large and well appointed! The bathroom had large shower and bath (although my shower did leak across the floor - but not a major problem!) bed was very comfortable! I was in one of the rooms... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed four days in the Taaras, flew in from Singapore. The location is stunning: a wonderful beach and snorkelling is easily possible. Even in our room we had a balcony and could see the bay. Some of the staff were on strike for a few days, so one of the two restaurants was closed. The breakfast was nice, but... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was considering giving the Taaras a 'very good' on account of its location alone. The private beach is beautiful and being able to more or less wade out to a reef to snorkel is amazing. As the resort was not very full, there was also a sense of privacy and exclusivity as the beach might have had just another... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed amazing stay with perfect service at the most beautiful room with the clear blue bay view. I want to come back to this place. Defenetly come here and swim with turtles few meters from the beach! Nice, clean and luxury designed modern hotel.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me begin by saying that I would have loved to have given this hotel a 5/5 rating but so many things happened while we were there, that has pushed it down to a 2/5. If you fly into Kuala Terengganu, check what time your flight arrives, as the ferry to Redang Island has set times (which are not published... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Taaras Resort was a beautiful place to visit - certainly worth the effort to get there. But it pays to do your research! Firstly, this island is completely dominated by the seasons. We went in February which was the so-called end of the north east monsoon, but apart from the Taaras Resort, not much else on the island was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saved the life of a drowned child on Tuesday 1st April 2014 at the Tarras beach and spa resort had to give CPR as he was dead when he was pulled from the swimming pool. All the O2 that was brought to me from the dive center, I was asking for it, was non functional. I performed CPR for 5... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service is nonexistent! I couldnt believe it when I arrived. The have a five star diamond award that they will most definitely lose next time the do check ups. When we arrived we were supposed to be picked up at the ferry but no shuttle was there on arrival. We called and they said the hotel was experiencing a staff... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far one of the most fabulous resort hotel in the world I have been. We were upgraded to a Garden Suite. Had a great stay. The staff was very friendly. Credit to staff named Eddy. He was very helpful and welcoming. So was the 2 ladies at the front desk. Overall the hotel has met my expectation... More

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TaarasBeachSpaResort, Management at The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying at our resort and sharing your review on Tripadvisor. Situated on a beautiful private island, The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort is a perfect destination to unwind while enjoying its picture perfect location. We are glad to know that you were more than satisfied with our location, overall layout and accommodation options. Your... More

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Additional Information about The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort

Also Known As:
Berjaya Redang Resort - Malaysia Hotel
Berjaya Redang Resort - Malaysia Hotel Pulau Redang
Berjaya Redang Beach Hotel
Berjaya Redang
Berjaya Redang Beach Resort
Hotel Berjaya Redang Beach
Address: PO Box 126, Main Post Office, Pulau Redang 20928, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Redang
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 9 hotels in Pulau Redang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
‘The Taaras’ is a bespoke Private Beach Residence, tucked away and hidden from the outside world on a small Island found just off the unspoilt East Coast of tropical Malaysia. Considered to be one of the most beautiful Island locations in the South China Sea, the Isle of Redang is home to our natural, yet stylish resort found on one of the most spectacular bays surrounded by one of the bluest oceans on earth. The resorts ethos is to provide a contemporary, barefoot luxury experience with warm Asian hospitality, remembered with a smile long into the future. The name of the property is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘TAARA’, meaning ‘Star or Apple of my eye’ as well as ‘Goddess of the Sea’ which are all represented and epitomised by our mermaid figurehead. The resort is managed by The Taaras Luxury Group, and was formerly known as Berjaya Redang Resort managed by Berjaya Hotels and Resorts. With the stylish suites and rooms, as well as a stunning five bedroom Private Villa perched high up on the cliff overlooking the ocean and resort below. The resort boasts commissioned furniture and bespoke photography of Redang Island and the landscapes of Malaysia. Each suite or room contains oversized beds and hand-picked linens and fabrics for your comfort. Most rooms and all suites have larger washrooms containing both bath tub and separate rain or monsoon shower (some with spa bathtubs looking out over the rainforest or the bay). Most residences have an outdoor balcony or verandah and our suites at the top of the cliff summit have spectacular views over the beach and ocean below. For clients who prefer or require further privacy ‘The Cliff Private Villa Bay & Sea View’, our private five bedroom residence perched high up on the cliff more than meets the requirements; private access, a Villa Host at your ‘beck and call’ as well as twenty four hour security; should it be a necessary requirement. The residence also enjoys a sixteen meter Infinity swimming pool, personal fitness room and both interior and exterior lounge. ... more   less 
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