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Sofia By the Sea

Tekek, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia (Formerly Sri Tioman)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We were staying at Sofia By The Sea for 3D2N.. We booked front beach chalet and it only cost us rm130 per nite with ac.. View was spectacular from our room.. and food at the sofia by the sea cafe was awesome!! We chose to stay in kg tekek because anywhere else were fully booked and friends of mine actually... More 

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Thank juls j
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

10 minutes walk from jetty, beachfront room was amazing, few meters out from the shore and you'll see beautiful coral and fishes. didn't manage to tryout their food but definitely will be back there again. Zai was really helpful and pleasant.. bit of mosquito issue but Zai helped out very well. paid only RM130.00 and enjoyed the sunset and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I went with my partner for scuba diving with east divers and we stayed for 2 nights @ sofia by the sea.. We were greated by the friendly owner and staff Zai and Nadia. The dive shop is located at the chalet.. It was very convenient.. The room is clean with a/c and located so close to the water. The... More 

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Thank Fairuz R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I visited Tekek village for my dive course in Mar 2016, and one of the divemaster in training was this guy called Kay. I didn't take much notice but kept hearing the name "Kay". Everyone kept asking.. are you going to Kay's for dinner? Got me curious, and i finally asked so where's Kays? Its actually located at Sofia by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife & I recently visited Tioman Island. Prior to the visit we were unsure where to stay. We tried finding out about a few places with no luck. Then we found Sofia by the sea (East Coast Divers). They were fantastic in the assistance supplied. The accommodation is basic but the location is FANTASTIC. We stayed in a cabin... More 

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Sofiabythesea, General Manager at Sofia By the Sea, responded to this review

Nice to know you had good times with us. Look forward to serve, always! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Location = 4* Within walking distance from the Ferry jetty (10mins walk) & directly in front of the beach with the Marina just a few doors away View = 6* Beachfront chalets with Gorgeous view of the sea, sand, sunrise and sunset! Facilities = 2* 1* for the dive shop 1* for the restaurant Not sure if there's WIFI available.... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This is the fourth time I have visited this place. Check in was faultless, we were met at the jetty and our bags were transported the 5 minute walk to reception. Our room although was basic had in my opinion the best view off all the accommodation. If you are looking for standard deluxe with hotel ranking facility room with... More 

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4 Thank Farinaza
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

While i did not stay at Sofia By the sea, i can say they do a awesome job. I dived with them over a couple of days at East Divers which is owned by them. The staff is the same. This is an un-commercialized hub, so now hurry, no rush and a lot of attention and followup. The diver is... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

One of the nicest people oriented centres I have been to. Nothing was too much trouble. Rooms basic but after a day diving and a little liquid refreshemnt from the nearby duty free shop, the sleep was fulfilling. Recommend to anyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We stayed in Sofia by the Sea for 3D2N in one of the beachfront chalets and it is by far the best place we have stayed in. The rooms are basic with a bed, have A/C, hot water shower (yes, they now have hot water shower!) and basic breakfast (toast, butter, jam, coffee/tea) but the chalets were so close to... More 

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Additional Information about Sofia By the Sea

Address: Tekek, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia (Formerly Sri Tioman)
Location: Malaysia > Pahang > Rompin District > Pulau Tioman > Tekek
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Sofia By The Sea Pulau Tioman/Tekek, Malaysia
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