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Tioman Island holidays offer a true slice of paradise, with clear waters, stunning crescent bays and palm fringed beaches. This is your holiday for true relaxation, where you can feel the sand between your toes, feast on fresh seafood and take dips in blissful shallow waters.

There’s lots to explore on this 12 mile long stretch of land, be it at the turtle sanctuary in Kampung Juara, or the Marine Park Information Centre in Tekek. Here you can learn about the island’s natural environment, which includes slinky lizards and phosphorescent seaweed. Mukut is worth visiting for a glimpse into traditional Malaysian life before you take a trip to this village’s pretty beach.

If you’re feeling active, there’s plenty to amuse you here. You can head out kayaking or sailing in the pristine waters, or simply take a snorkel for impromptu dips into the sea. You can also surf or go rock climbing in Kampung Juara. 

Away from the beach, jungle treks are offer – these strenuous hikes take you past gushing waterfalls and myriad of fauna including cheeky monkeys, snakes and mouse deer.

Enjoy the unique beauty of Tioman Island holidays

The most stunning vistas in Tioman Island are perhaps underwater, and the scuba diving here is amongst the best in Malaysia. If you’re a beginner to scuba diving then you can sign up for an Open Water Diver course, while more seasoned divers can opt for a range of exciting options. Sightings of moray eels, lion fish and rainbow coral reefs all highly likely. If you like history, then why not opt to explore the fascinating wrecks of two HMS ships which sank during the Second World War?

Tioman Island holidays are easily combined with other fascinating Southeast Asian experiences. Malaysia is bursting with travel opportunities, including wildlife-rich Borneo and foodie-central Penang. Mix things up by booking a multicentre holiday in Tioman Island and spending a few days in Thailand or Indonesia during your stay. Alternatively, you can opt for a heavy dose of culture in bustling cities like Bangkok or Singapore.

 

Destination Highlights

  • Relax into tropical island life in this tranquil idyll off Malaysia’s southeast coast. Enjoy turquoise waters and unspoilt sandy beaches
  • Explore lush natural spots including dense forests home to protected mammals like the slow loris and the black giant squirrel
  • Watch reef sharks, turtles, parrotfish and clownfish in their natural habitats on snorkelling and scuba diving trips
  • Purchase reduced price chocolate, wine, beer and cigarettes at the island’s many duty free convenience stores

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“Not many people know this, but Tioman Island’s beaches were depicted in the 1958 movie South Pacific to create the mystical island of Bali Hai”. 

 

Karen
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Isla, Destination Executive

“Did you know? Tioman was selected as one of TIME magazine’s most beautiful islands in the 1970s. Once you visit, you’ll understand why.”

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Local Cuisine

Get a flavour of the local culture through your palate during your Tioman Island holiday. Here are a few of our favourite dishes.

 

Seafood

Tioman Island is a food lover’s dream: fish, squid and tiger prawns are freshly caught from the depths of the South China Sea and prepared in a Malaysian style. Produce is barbecued, stir fried in hot, spicy sauces, or served up in rich fishy soups. Try garlic-steamed fresh fish or marinated stingray that’s grilled in banana leaves.

 

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