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Rawa Island Resort

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to Rawa for a kid escape and were pleasantly surprised with the whole place.The house reef was in excellent condition, spotting many anemones. The kids were entertained with the slide, bait balls and trampoline. We plan on returning in October, only two months after our last visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Rawa island is very clean and nice. Beautiful island but is very basic. They have good lunch and dinner. Internet is very slow. You can over look the beach right at your room. Good place for scuba diving. Overall is a good get away resort.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 1/2hrs ride to Mersing from Singapore by combi, 20 mins to Rawa Island by speed boat... If you are really looking for an get away with family or friends without modern technology, THIS IS THE PLACE!!! WIFI sucks! But, family and friends get to spend QUALITY time together...!! We spend 3days 2 nights in the island. Beach is awesome!... More 

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip to Rawa Island Resort was a relaxed trip with my wife and son. We were there to celebrate my son’s Birthday. The hotel is good, the location is beautiful the staff is very courteous and helpful. We enjoyed our stay at this place and would recommend to people who are looking to relax amidst nature. The beach is... More 

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Beccles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to come to unwind. Small, friendly, the most comfortable mattresses I have ever slept on in a hotel, ecologically-aware, gorgeous house reefs to snorkel and dive over (perfect for beginners, since the deepest you get here is 15m, at a push) and very good food. Fell in love with the staff, especially barman Carlos and waitress... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We visited with my 21 year old daughter and her 2 friends for a relaxing weekend on the beach. And we got it. We enjoyed ourselves as the resort is lovely, the waters clear and blue with plenty of swimming, snorkelling and other water sports. The staff are very friendly and helpful. For example one of our party was vegetarian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

My family took me here for my special birthday. We had three nights in heaven at this away from it all resort hotel. The sand and water are just amazing. We had a two bed chalet on the beach and this worked well for the five of us. When restaurant manager heard my granddaughrer could not eat gluten he provided... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights. We really loved it. There is snorkeling - excellent snorkeling, not just a couple of fish but a vibrant coral reef just feet away from the shore. You can put on a mask and stand in the sand before the corals and see so many amazing fish, which I really appreciated being just terrified... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I love Rawa!! Whenever I can, I go to this resort. People there are very friendly, helpful and smily. The food is very good comparing to the many resorts I visited. And it is clean. My friend Fabio introduced me to this island and since then I keep going there. Banny, one of the guys at the bar, is always... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

NOT A RECOMMENDATION!! We came home on a Sunday after a great weekend at Rawa. The location was great and the people were nice, but they really have to make some changes because they ask too much money for this not-maintained place!! The bathroom was equiped with very old sanitary fittings. We had no water or no warm water at... More 

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Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We are very sorry that we did not meet your expectations during your stay with us. We have noted your comments in relation to the room and the service you were provided, and are working to ensure we improve on these aspects. The renovation of many of our first-generation hillside deluxe units is actually planned and in... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Rawa Island Resort, an idyllic tropical island for guests to unwind from the stress and strain of modern life. Feel the grains of white, sun-baked sand between your toes as you stroll along the beach. Take a dip in the warm waters of the South China Sea. Enjoy the green scenery. Snorkel along the natural coral reef just metres from the shore. Or simply relax as you watch the sun disappear lazily over the orange horizon. Situated within the archipelago of the Sultan Iskandar Marine Park, Rawa Island is accessible by a twenty-minute boat ride from Mersing, Johor. This beachfront resort features 77 rooms, each individually designed to blend in with the natural landscape. Modern furnishings provide guests with the comforts of home. We invite you to take a break from the monotony of daily routine. Experience the island's natural beauty and our Malaysian hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rawa Island Resort

Address: Tourist Centre, Mersing 86800, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Johor > Mersing District > Mersing
Number of rooms: 77
Also Known As:
Rawa Island Safaris Hotel Mersing
Rawa Island Safaris Mersing
Rawa Island Resort Mersing, Malaysia - Johor
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