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Bushman
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My husband and myself spent six nights at Bushman's in June 2016 and loved every minute of it. In order to avoid endless repetition, I suggest you read the review of R0dTravels from July 2015 (keep scrolling). We found everything to be exactly as described in their review. I also do share the hesitation to not want to spread the news about the the awesomeness that this place is too far for fear of it getting busy.

A little fun fact on the side is that the owner (who goes under the catchy name 'Mr Bushman') had the idea for this place 20+ years ago but with the distinct lack of funding starting building the huts with wood and items he found in the jungle - hence the name!

The only bit of extra advice I have to offer comes from a lovely Swedish family which stayed in the beach hut next to us. They have been spending their four week summer holiday at Bushman's every year (!) for the past eight years (!!): the secret weapon against the sandflies is coconut oil!! Bring it with you, use it, and you won't get a single bite. I have tried it and it works.

For peace and serenity in a place that is a complete and utter steal - Bushman's is were you want to be!

P.S.: At the time of our booking they were having some trouble with their website which ironically is probably why we still got a spot at fairly short notice - don't be put off by the technical hurdles, if worst comes to worst just shoot them an email or call, they're lovely and very responsive.

Room Tip: There is only wifi in the restaurant area and my guess is that it's accessible from huts 1-2 as...
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  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Bushman is a simple no frills place to stay, but what a view! The rooms are simple but clean and on the beach. It is on the east side of the island, but if you email the owner in advance he will pick you up when you're off the boat for a few pounds.
Location is good, a 20 min walk from the turtle rescue and the starting points to some adventurous jungle walks. The restaurant is good. The menu is limited and service is slow but there are board games and the stunning view to keep you entertained.

  • Stayed: July 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Having read the TA reviews I fully agree this place is fabulous. It was very well priced for a simple family chalet with 2 large double beds, own bathroom & fridge. Meals at the Bushman cafe were delicious. Prices very reasonable & so tasty! I had the chicken with peanut satay sauce 3 times during our stay! Beer also cheap. We did 2 excellent snorkelling trips with bushman, amazing coral, so many tropical fish & saw turtles too. On the trips we had lunch on the other side of the island which reminded us how good we had it at bushman at juara beach. Basic but excellent accommodation.

Stayed: April 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing 5 days here! After looking at many places to stay and finding that some were too basic and others were far too expensive, we found that Bushman fitted the bill perfectly and also had great reviews.
The chalets are right on the beach and are detached with little balconies so you can have real privacy, along with an amazing view.
All the staff are so friendly and helpful (special mention to Abia who provided constant service with a smile!) and the food was all so delicious that we ate most meals here.
We explored both parts of Juara beach during our stay and can confidently say that for quality, price and location, there is absolutely nowhere better than Bushman!

Stayed: May 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Bushman's ... Wow!! I never stayed in a chalet like here before . Beautiful private chalets and beach just infront of the door.. And beautiful sun rise and if you are lucky can see full moon and its reflection in the ocean water.. So lovely to see it . And the staffs are so friendly especially guy named Amiri he will make friends with people over there and let everyone to join in one table for full night singing and drinking . And Mr.Bushman he helped us to buy stuffs from ferry terminal . And Mr.Bushman's food is so yummy.. Most people in that place say Bushman pizza is the best so try it if you are ever there or in Juara beach ..
Make sure you book in advance. Most people they book it like for 7-15 days straight . Such a good place it is .

Stayed: March 2016, travelled with friends
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Address: Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Pahang > Rompin District > Pulau Tioman
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Ranked #1 of 26 Speciality Lodging in Pulau Tioman
Number of rooms: 3

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