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Japamala Resort by Samadhi

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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea cliff”(23 reviews)
“plunge pool”(24 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's quite hard to describe this 'resort', it probably was once luxury but now in need of some TLC and maintenance. We had a Jungle Luxe Sarang (No 3) which was accessed by a short walk along a wooden walkway and then some steps to...More

1  Thank BucksKeentraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very pleasant stay at Japamala resort on Tioman Island. The service, accommodation and food were excellent. The cocktail hour on the jetty for sunset a very nice idea (cocktails are served complimentary). Getting to the resort from Singapore takes a while by...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gem finds thrill me. This is one good one. A long drive and private speed boat away, the emerald blue greets you with open waves. Japamala's tag line is Rustic-Luxe. And it truly epitomises that. Rustic tree house huts with the smallest beautiful details. A...More

1  Thank kimwillrule
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 10 days and had a fantastic time. There’s an amazing coral reef, accessible from the jetty, and fins, snorkels and goggles are provided free of charge. So many varieties of beautiful tropical fish and coral of many colours. We enjoyed it all...More

Thank Veetold
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great for couples or solo. I had a two story loft villa w/huge bathroom, dressing area, living area downstairs and a balcony w/ jacuzzi. The jacuzzi didn’t look very nice so I skipped it. Food was great. Daytime service at the outside...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Pool
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Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Spa
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Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
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US$224 - US$649 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Pulau Tioman
#1 Spa Hotel in Pulau Tioman
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$224 - US$649 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Pulau Tioman
#1 Spa Hotel in Pulau Tioman
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Navinane
8 October 2017|
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Response from Nicholas J | Reviewed this property |
I also highly recommend the private speed boat/private car option. We heard many horror stories about the ferry. The private boat and car are not cheap - I think we spent about $630 USD for 2 ppl, round trip, but it was an... More
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nithya_ice87
13 September 2017|
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Response from sinseh12 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can take the the Blue Water ferry to Kampung Genting which is the first stop and the one where the staff from Japamala can pick you up from. There is no other way to Japamala except by their speedboat be it from Kg... More
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"Take a sea cliff villa."
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"Getting a view of this sea makes the room, get a seaview sarang"
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"Self explanatory room names. You get what it says."
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"Cheapest to most expensive: Treetop Chalets, Seacliff Chalets, Hillside Sarang, Jungle Sarang, and finally..."
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