Faces of
Malaysia
Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

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Tioman, Malaysia

Johan’s Resort

accommodation on ABC beach, RM15 (dorm) - RM150 (family room)

Johan’s Resort contact information

phone: 09-419 1359, Mohid Jeffril (Resort manager): 019-770 5825, 013-349 0953

Johan’s Resort prices / booking

Family room 150RM, AC, 4pax
Triple room 100RM, AC, 3pax
Double room 100RM, AC, 2pax
Double room 35RM, Fan, 2pax
Dorm 15RM
Hotels in in Tioman
HOSTELS
in Tioman
Salang Sayang Resort (Zaid Place’s)
accommodation on Salang Beach, RM70 - RM220
Salang Indah Tioman
accommodation on Salang Beach, RM50 - RM185
Things to do & see
ABC Beach (Kampung Air Batang)
popular backpacker's beach on a rather long stretch of beach ... more
Juara Bay
bay on the east coast of Tioman. Quiet and beautiful spot being the only the place to stay on the eastern side of the island. ... more