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Beautiful bay, marred by trash

Hiked to Turtle Bay, then on to Monkey Bay from end of path at ABC Bay. The hike is not that... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
lightuhday
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oregon
A good place to relax

Monkey bay was one of those islands which was so calm and beautiful. ..In Malaysia .We took a... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2017
A6386FXjoseg
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

I was astonished to see such a beatifull place. A little sandy beach engraved in a green bay. A cool place to stay two or three hours, swimming in a terrific water and taking a Sun bath, with the chance of staying under the shadow...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Thomas P
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Hiked to Turtle Bay, then on to Monkey Bay from end of path at ABC Bay. The hike is not that difficult but you will be climbing over large rocks along a trail that is not well maintained. Carry lots of water. Don't think I've...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank lightuhday
Reviewed January 29, 2017

I would 100% recommend people to go and visit monkey bay. It has the most beautiful crystal clear water in tioman island. if you visiting the island is a must to take a trip/jungle track from salang to monkey bay. 40 minutes jungle tracking and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank asha_michibata84
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Monkey bay was one of those islands which was so calm and beautiful. ..In Malaysia .We took a boat to the island and costed us 150 ringeet to go up and down from penang. .. There is no inhabitants in this island after sunset. .so...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank A6386FXjoseg
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

This Bay is perhaps the only one on the island where you really have the feeling of ' total silence and isolated from the large, angry world '. Despite that there are often boats in the middle to stop there to let tourists snorkeling, there...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank BuddhaBelanda
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We took a boat here for the afternoon, hoping to snorkel and see monkeys. Snorkeling was okay, not much fish or coral, and lots of tiny stinging jellyfish. Nice small quiet bay to sit back and relax.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Mah_Murrini
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The beach can be reached from the north or the south by an easy hike of 1,5 hours, just follow the cables. But you can also hire a boat to drop you there. The shallow sea does not offer much snorkelling fun, unless you swim...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank H1305
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice hike from the ABC. Someone need to check your stuff, while swimming. There are a lot of monkeys from time to time. Bluespotted rays and different fishes can be spotted.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Henri K
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Not an easy trek from Salang, very slippery especially when its raining during the night before we go. However, its worth it Trekking with men are recommended and make sure u start ur trekking before lunch or during lunch hour. 4pm is consider too late...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Cuya L
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Beautiful & relaxing bay, but ... watch out, monkeys are ready to steal your stuff, food in particular! In our opinion they were very cute, so no promblem at all.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank AdriDigu
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