10 Best Tioman Resort & Hotel

1. The Barat Tioman Beach Resort

Address:

Lot 438 Kampung Juara Pulau Tioman, 26800 Kuala Rompin, Pahang

Contact:

09-419 3288

Price:

Start from RM250

The Barat Tioman Beach Resort is set in Kampong Juara. The property features an outdoor pool, as well as a sun terrace. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant or choose to host a barbecue. Every room in this resort has a balcony. They have air conditioning and a flat screen TV. Room amenities include ceiling fan, mini-bar and kettle. For your convenience, some rooms have seating areas. Rooms have private bathrooms, bidets and heated showers. Some rooms have hot spring baths or hot tubs. You can upgrade room to have a sea view, while the cabin has a seaside balcony. Children under the age of 5 (1 person per room) are free of charge with adults. The resort has water sports facilities and bicycle rental. You can engage in a variety of activities, such as snorkeling, windsurfing and diving. Canoeing and jungle hiking are also available. In addition, welcome drinks are free of charge. There is also an all-weather seaside restaurant and a rooftop bar with beach views.

Popular facilities:

  • Water sport facilities
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Bicycle rental
  • Darts
  • Windsurfing
  • Fishing
  • Free WIFI
  • Free parking

2. Berjaya Tioman Resort

Address:

Berjaya Tioman Resort, Box 4, 86807 Mersing, Johor

Contact:

09-419 1000

Price:

Start from RM350

Berjaya Tioman Resort is the largest hotel on Tioman Island. It situated on a vast 200-acre ground with spacious beachfront and lush jungle surroundings at the western edge of Tekek Village. It is a modern four-star resort with large facilities and amenities, including dance halls, functional halls, diving centers, spa centers, 18-hole golf courses, outdoor team building lines, swimming pools and restaurants. Accommodation includes antique cabins and duplex buildings inspired by traditional rural architecture, located on stilts on the seaside or garden. Suitable for family vacation, the hotel has free transfer service from the airport or jetty at Tekek.

Popular facilities:

  • Shahzan Ballroom (400 pax)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Sri Nelayan Coffee House
  • Matahari (Steamboat)
  • Fortune Courtyard
  • Beach Bar
  • Swimming pool
  • PADI Dive Center
  • 18-hole golf course
  • Outdoor Challengers Park
  • Tennis courts
  • Gymnasium
  • Ayura Spa
  • Free Wifi Internet access

3. Japamala Resort by Samadhi

Address:

Kampung Lanting, 86800 Tioman Island, Malaysia

Price:

Start from RM1000

Japamala Resort is one of the famous boutique resorts on Tioman Island and is the only resort in Malaysia selected to be the member of the Relais & Chateaux. All the rooms in the resort are surrounded by steep cliffs and natural streams. The villas and chalets designed in Malay village style are built to complement the surrounding natural elements. The blend of luxury rooms and restaurants makes the resort an ideal place to escape without leaving comfort. There have many room types can be choose, such as Treetop Chalets, Seacliff Chalets, Jungle Luxe Sarang, Hillside Sarang, Seaview Sarang and Penghulu’s House. White beaches and crystal-clear water are only part of the island’s appeal. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities on the island, including diving, snorkeling, beach combing and rock climbing. If you want to find an extraordinary, wonderful, wonderful island trip on Tioman Island, Japamala Resort can be a good choice!

Popular facilities:

  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Free WIFI

4. 1511 Coconut Grove

Address:

Kampung Juara Tioman Pahang, 26800 Kg Juara, Pahang

Contact:

09-419 3101

Price:

Start from RM165

1511 Coconut Grove is a boutique hotel that offers cabin accommodation east of the village of Juara, located in Tekek. It is opposite Tioman Island. Facing a pretty beachfront with lush greenery, each villa provides a modern environmental inspiration from traditional country residential buildings, complete stilts, thatched roof and private balcony decks. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, ceiling fans, writing desk, adjunct bathroom with shower and free wireless Internet access, double or queen beds are available. To arrive at the hotel, visitors need to make a land transfer from the nearest airport or the dock in Tekek Village at a cost of MYR70-100 per trip.

Popular facilities:

  • D’ Kelapa Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Dive center
  • Island tours
  • Free Wifi Internet access

5. Minang Cove Resort & Spa

 

Address:

86800 Tioman Island, Pahang

Contact:

07-799 7372

Price:

Start from RM575

Minang Cove Resort is a boutique hotel, near the southern tip of the island, nestled within a small bay slightly north of Mukut Village. Accommodation is provided in 12 comfortable cabins and 3 villas, a private resort accessible by speedboat from the nearest wharf (once on Tioman Island). Although that is small, the hotel does offer a number of facilities, including restaurants, bars, diving centers and spa. From the beach, it is a short swim away from some snorkeling sites overlooking beautiful coral reefs in crystal clear waters. For divers, equipment rentals are available, with a house wreckage and nearby islands to explore. Finally, Mukut further down south can be reached with a 45-minute trek.

Popular facilities:

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Dive center.

6. Impian Inn

Address:

Lot 18, Kampung Genting, Kampung Genting, 26800 Tioman Island, Pahang

Contact:

09-419 7705

Price:

Start from RM140

Impian Inn is a small economy resort, located in the back of Genting Village within the countryside. Although the beach is a medium walking distance, the hotel has a calm atmosphere because of its rural location, surrounding green plants and rainforest landscapes, for the idyllic holiday experience. Housing is provided in connected and single cabin units. The cabin has a bleached white front and bright blue roof, but with a good, good interior, obscures its appearance. The hotel offers the only dialysis facilities, but also has its own range of facilities and activities for typical holidays, such as sea travel and diving.

Popular facilities:

  • Restaurant
  • Meeting room
  • Hemodialysis treatment

7. Tioman Dive Resort

Address:

Mersing, Pahang

Contact:

09-419 1218

Price:

Start from RM262

Tioman Dive Resort is a budget hotel attached to B&J Dive Center at Air Batang, also known as ABC Village located after Tekek in the north. The hotel is mainly for divers in their diving center, but is also open to the public. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, LCD TV with satellite channels and ancillary bathroom with hot shower. There are no other facilities, but there are restaurants, grocery stores and places of entertainment nearby. Finally, there was a jungle trek to Sarang Village which can be accessed at the edge of the beach towards north of Tioman Island.

Popular facilities:

  • Dive center.
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Free WIFI

8. Sri Sentosa Chalet

Address:

Kampung Mukut, Pulau Tioman, Pahang, 25050

Contact:

09-412 0380

Sri Sentosa Chalet is located in the tiny fishing village of Mukut. Mukut is unlike its six big brother villages in that it isn’t on travelers’ radar as much. In practice, this means that the vast majority of Tioman visitors simply pass by Mukut, in favor of its more conspicuous older siblings: Genting, Paya, Tekek, ABC, Salang. Even Juara draws more tourists than Mukut and Sri Sentosa Chalet. As for their room, it is air-conditioned, but it also has fans.  Rooms are designed to provide the best level of comfort and welcome decoration and some convenient conveniences, such as mirrors, private entrances, towels, wardrobes, non-smoking rooms. The room also has a separate bathroom and a cold shower. In addition to snorkeling, there is a jungle hike, which is a very broad vision and a wonderful experience for wildlife enthusiasts. It provides a high standard of service and facilities to meet the personal needs of all visitors.

Popular facilities:

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fireplace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Tours

9. Beach Shack Chalet

Address:

Mersing, Pahang

Beach Shack Chalet is a backpacker lodge north of Juara Village at Mentawak Bay, specialising in surfing activities, lessons and facilities. The hotel comprises two wings-a collection of A-frame wooden chalets and huts spread across a dense garden area peppered with logs, driftwood and decorative items composed of old buoys, kayaks, ropes and boat frames. The new wing is made up of two-story seaside cabins near the seaside. Both companies have a casual, hippie environment made up of family and friends. In addition to running the Tioman surfing center, the hotel also operates a cafe and bar, as well as free wireless Internet access for guests.

Popular facilities:

  • Restaurant
  • Wifi Internet access.

10. X Rector Minsu

Address:

Kg Genting, Pulau Tioman, Kuala Rompin, 26800, Pahang

Contact:

017-239 6821

X Rector Minsu is a 4-star resort on the Tioman island with a garden, shared lounge and bar. This 4-star resort has air-conditioned rooms and private bathrooms. There are two rooms with space for 3 each (including bunk bed). Very clean and simple setup, they place some cute dolls to personalise the room too. X Rector Minsu has provide breakfast daily, their breakfast including Asian and all English / Irish breakfasts. This is a very sweet behavior for foreigners who are not adapted to local food.

Popular facilities:

  • Beachfront
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Water sport facilities
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Darts
  • Games room
  • Fishing

Best Time to Visit Tioman Island

Affected by the monsoon season, Tioman Island will cause high tide. This season is from October to February, so don’t go to Tioman Island for a few months. Tioman Island welcomes tourists from March to September, and the best time is June and July.

How to go to Tioman Island From Singapore

Tioman Island is definitely the best place to go diving, snorkelling with friends, or just to taste delicious seafood! But if choosing the wrong means of transportation leads to unpleasant things on the journey, it makes the journey meaningless. In order to minimize and hope to eliminate all bad experiences and to enable you to enjoy your peace trip in a sunny paradise, we offer you some of the most convenient and relaxed ways to refer to you.

1. Private Taxi Service

Our service is suitable for family or groups. You can hire a private taxi from us. This is the most preferred and popular choices among the rest of transport since the travelling time will be most convenient as compare to others transportation especially if you have young children on board. We also provide door-to-door service and the driver will pick you up at your preferred time and place in Singapore. The travelling time normally take less than 3 hours’ drive from Singapore to Mersing Jetty and that of course must depend on both immigration clearance and traffic condition. You will save many times to relax with your family and just focus to enjoy your trip only. Believe me, our drivers are punctual, professional and friendly.

Due to high demand, The Rickshaw Run (Main website link) is now providing this transportation services from Singapore to Mersing Jetty too.

How?

–           Simple and easy to make a reservation through online in just few click.

–           We will pick you up at your selected location in Singapore Island wide.

–           With us you can enjoy sit in the car and across border without alight your luggage.

–           Affordable price with 5 stars services experience.

–           Friendly driver with simple English speaking.

2. By bus (via Larkin Sentral)

If you want to use the service, you will have to go through the following process.

Step 1: When you pass the Johor Customs, you need to take a bus from JB Sentral to Johor Bahru Larkin Bus Station.

Step 2:  Then, you must catch a bus from Johor Bahru Larkin Bus Station to Mersing Terminal Bus Station. The journey may take about 3 to 3.5 hours but not include the waiting bus’s time.

Step 3: When you reach to Mersing Terminal bus station, you need to take a taxi to go to Mersing Jetty which is about 4 minutes’ drive.

Step 4: Buy a ticket from the counter at Mersing Jetty and board a ferry to Tioman Island.

3. By flight (via Subang Airport at Selangor)

Tioman Island has a modern small airport, it just next to Tekek Village with small commercial flights. But there are no more direct flights from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur. However, if you plan to fly to Tioman Island, you can take off from Subang Airport in Selangor. In addition, only Systematic Aviation Services (SAS) air provides this less than 2-hour short-haul flight from Subang to the island.

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