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Kuantan, Malaysia
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all thanks to the owner of the resort Mr. TJ because invite us for our 1st honeymoon after our wedding ceremony in kuantan in early Oct 2016. This place are so peaceful and beautiful to stay. Beach are so blue and transparent. We can see the coral from the jetty itself. We also take opportunity to snorkel area... More 

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Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Minang Cove was a true Oasis for the family. The resorts amazing private beach provided hours of snorkeling and beach time fun for the whole family. Our 12 year old loved the diving ( first time) and our 9 year old was captivated with the amazing protected snorkeling right off the beach. Tony ( the owner ) was an amazing... More 

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Yangon, Myanmar
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

We were looking for a snorkeling holiday, and found Tioman Island and Minang Cove online. We were definitely not disappointed with the choice. The scenery is stunning - the snorkeling was some of the best we've ever found. We were very lucky to get absolutely clear conditions for 5 out of 6 days - with visibility up to 60 feet... More 

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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Memorable short holiday stay for 3 days and the small secluded dated resort was perfect for a small family like us. The staff was great generally and a well managed property. The highlight of the dinner was beef rendang, coconut rice & fried fish - superb! But the Indian bar crew wasn't that happy when I chose to change my... More 

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Tignes, France
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Reviewed October 1, 2016

We booked 4 nights at the Minang Cove Resort as we were looking for the perfect island retreat to follow our stay in Singapore. We were not disappointed. The arrival went seamlessly, we were met by the owner's son as soon as we arrived at the main jetty on Tioman Island and were taken by private speedboat to the resort.... More 

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London
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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights towards the end of our travelling trip. We were greeted with the friendliest welcome, sat down with the owner and was given some drinks on arrival. All the staff put so much work into maintaining high standards of this place and they are all so friendly. Nothing is too much trouble. As backpackers, this was... More 

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Unken, Austria
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Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

"forget the time, just relax", said the owner at our arrival. And it was very easy following these words. A place like heaven - beautiful and quiet, good food and a kind staff. Charming rooms, very clean, clear water and fine sand. We very much enjoyed the daily tea break and the home made cake.

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Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Hi, we had a family vacation and we took our kids to do their PADI Open Water, the dive instructor Stormy was probably the best dive instructor you could ask for our boys( aged 11-18yrs old), Martin aka Martini was pretty cool too. With regards to the location it is fantastic, the accommodation is basic and the food needs some... More 

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Kuala Lipis, Malaysia
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

We stayed here for 3 days and 2 nights, and was lucky enough to have met the owner, Tony, who was there to welcome us. During the stay, we talked and he explained on the efforts that he made to get this resort to the way he want all these years. I'm going to summarize my trip in point form:... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed June 21, 2016

Ahhhhh.... Minang Cove, a niche cove neatly carved out by the idyllic blue waves, nestled just where the white clouds tease the mountain tops. How could we resist the charms of our favorite dive spot and children's private playground. Our family have been coming here since its initial setup in the early 90's before and after kids. Over the years... More 

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Welcome to Minang Cove Resort & Spa, a tropical island paradise. Located in the south of the beautiful island of Tioman, a truly stunning location. Off our private beach you will enjoy the warm crystal clear waters, of the South China Sea. Where you can snorkel or scuba dive with the abundant marine life, living in and around our live reef. Including Turtles. Those who are looking for small friendly resort, surrounded by nature, with glimpses of local wild life and unspoilt rainforest. Look no further !! To access the resort, you can take a ferry from the Mersing ferry terminal. Then getting off at the 1st stop, at Genting Village. There our resort speedboat will transfer you to the resort. The second way is to fly, on Berjaya Air from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur. Again our speedboat will transfer you to the resort. One of the resort representatives will meet you on your arrival at the airport. ( For flight and ferry transfers you need to inform us in advance to arrange this transfer.)We have 18 rooms at the resort, which are perfectly clean, well maintained and all with incredible views. We serve authentic local food for evening dinner, changing its theme every night. Lunches are ala-carte and a mix of local and western.You will also enjoy a variety of cool beverages served at our restaurant and beach Bar. Watch the sunset with a tasty cocktail or have a glass of wine over dinner. Our room rates included half board, which is breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner.Some of the activities offered at the resort are, snorkelling, scuba diving, jungle tracking, fish feeding, fishing and island tours.The facilities which are available are, The Minang Spa, private jetty & beach, sun deck with loungers, sun shades, a library, fully equipped dive centre (with resident instructor) , laundry service and baby sitting. Room as well as beach towels provided.The overall atmosphere is very chilled and relaxed. Helpful, friendly staff providing an unforgettable experience, in your Island Paradise. ... more   less 

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Address: P.O. Box 74, Pulau Tioman 86807, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Pahang > Rompin District > Pulau Tioman
Price Range: $116 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Minang Cove Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“If you want a quiet room that's not above the dive shop, ask for one of the ones further back.”
 of 5 bubbles seattlenomads, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
“If you love the sound of the waves lapping at the front deck, take the Beach Front Villa.”
  • Beach Front Villa deck
 of 5 bubbles lindawong-Singapore, Jun 21, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the sea view has better view”
  • TWIN BED
  • SUNSET VIEW FROM JETTY
  • SMALL ANIMAL
  • VIEW FROM BALCONY (SEA VIEW ROOM)
  • SIDE VIEW FROM MIDDLE OF JETTY
  • SIDE VIEW FROM MIDDLE OF JETTY
  • VIEW FROM JETTY
 of 5 bubbles frankkO9169YY, May 26, 2016 | Read review
“Go for the beach side villa!”
 of 5 bubbles steffleupagus, Apr 6, 2016 | Read review
“Go for the beach villa. Step out before dawn to see the white seas foaming in the dark night.”
 of 5 bubbles Aaruni, Oct 19, 2015 | Read review
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