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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice place to visit.Nature is very good and pleasant.we took sea cliff chalet which is very well maintained with all amenities.Wonderful view of sea from gallery and window from there cool breeze experienced.Very quiet place to relax.Beach water is clear having good corals and fish,best time to visit between March to September as weather will be more good.Breakfast ,...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are searching for heaven on earth - you found it. When you have sand beach, deep forest shade and natural spring in one place what else do you need? To incorporate modern lifestyle perks like TV, wi-fi, room service and SPA you say :" This is it. Heaven on earth." Expect animals, expect week network and phone coverage,...

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Malaysia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We been here for a 3days 2 night getaways to a private resort in tioman. The journey by ferry was abit challenging due to monsoon season(suggest to visit this place around march). If u have motion sickness, better u get some pill ready with u. The journey took about 2hours from jetty mersing(just to be safe, u can buy ferry...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We stayed in the seaside room and the view was absolutely breath taking. Between the cleanliness of the rooms, unbelievably friendly and personable customer service, and quite location away from the rest of the Island we were nothing less then satisfied with our stay. We traveled to Tioman during the off season and were blessed with amazing weather to take...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The resort is as stunning as the photos show, the water is clear and snorkeling was incredible here, we saw parrot fish, sting ray, clown fish, tangs, angel fish and moray fish to name a few (there were lots more) we also saw dolphins in the distance from our cabana. There are two restaurants at the resort food from both...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our visit to Japamala was extraordinary from beginning to end, made so not only by the beautiful location and peace of the island, but more so for the kindness and attention to detail of the incredible staff working there. We stayed in both a Treetop Room and a bungalow. Each were perfectly appointed and extremely comfortable. The Treetop room was...

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4Thank FionaP27
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Treetop room. It's beautiful view tree window near the bed. We could relax by reading book at the balcony. The special smell was "serai" in the soap and shampoo . We really like it. Our favourite food is tuna spaghetty and pizza funghi at Mandi-Mandi restaurant. We also could find stringray, small shark and squid when snorkeling.

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2Thank Coralsun
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This supposed 'eco-chic' resort was a disappointment for us. We stayed four nights in a hillside bungalow. On the positive side there was the resort's beautiful location, the nice staff, the magic of the evenings, when many oil lights give a beautiful charming touch to the Japamala (and you cannot see the old tired wood or the walls in need...

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KLsamadhi, Guest experience director at Japamala Resort by Samadhi, responded to this review

Dear Pietisa Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Japamala resort. Knowing that our guests have not enjoyed their experience at any of our properties is of course devastating for us, but rest assured that we take all guests concerns seriously so as to better ourselves and that where-ever possible, we will action any improvements necessary....

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed here on our honeymoon in September 2014 and can not wait to go back! This is the most beautiful place we have ever stayed. We had a sea cliff shaley with views out over the beach and sea perfect for romantic sunsets. Be prepared to be woken up by the monkeys paying you a visit in the mornings,...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our honeymoon trip that we have almost completed. We were greeted by Andy, who was a really great guy who was genuine and friendly and always helpful. He also took us on our tour to coral island (which we thoroughly recommend). Our room amongst the trees was incredible and luxurious. The water was...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
JapaMala is Tioman Island’s only boutique resort, and one-of-a-kind in Malaysia. This small and exclusive resort of 13 rooms is hidden amidst 11 acres of lush tropical rainforest. A one-village-one-resort property, JapaMala has its own private and quiet beach. While some charming Malay village-style villas and chalets dot the jungle and beachfront, others nestle in the most breath-taking spots.Best described as an ‘eco-luxe’ resort, JapaMala transcends the experience of living close to nature by redefining it with a touch of luxury. Designed by natural streams, steep cliffs, towering boulders and where no trees are felled, the entire resort borrows from nature its elements to offer an exceptional sense of paradise, freedom from the real world. While serious relaxation is an elusive commodity for many, one can truly succumb to the healing effects JapaMala imparts through its holistic blend of sumptuous gourmet treats, intimacy between man and nature, unique spa experiences and truly unprecedented hospitality. Many say JapaMala is not just a place, but a state of mind. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Japamala Resort by Samadhi

Address: Kampung Lanting, Tioman Island, Pulau Tioman 86800, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Pahang > Rompin District > Pulau Tioman
Price Range: $214 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Japamala Resort by Samadhi 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Japamala Hotel Pulau Tioman
Japamala Resort
Japamala Pulau Tioman
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#1 Spa Hotel in Pulau Tioman
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Pulau Tioman
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“sea cliff chalet view room can experience sea cool breeze.”
 of 5 bubbles manish360, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best views from the seaside rooms with your own balcony to relax and watch the sunset from in the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles lndeasy92, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Sea cliff rooms offer fantastic views and the best all round value for money”
 of 5 bubbles michellesmith388, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Jungle sarang was <3”
 of 5 bubbles T1530HTmarcon, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Villa 14 - 16 have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles Allstarsprog, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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