Faces of
Malaysia
Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Tioman, Malaysia

Tioman Paya Resort

accommodation on Paya Beach

Beach Shack Chalet

accommodation on Juara Bay with a surf school and more activities (Surfing time during wet season: November - February)

Swiss Cottage

accommodation on Tekek Beach, RM65 - RM140

Sophie Resort and Dive

accommodation on Tekek Beach

Coral Reef Holidays

accommodation on Tekek Beach, RM55 - RM300

Babura Seaview Resort

accommodation on Tekek Beach, RM60 - RM170

Berjaya Tioman Beach, Golf & Spa Resort

biggest resort on Tioman, RM400 - RM10,000 (!)

Salang Sayang Resort (Zaid Place’s)

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM70 - RM220

Salang Pusaka Resort (Khalid’s Place)

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM45 - RM170

Salang Indah Tioman

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM50 - RM185

Salang Beach Resort

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM80 - RM145

Puteri Salang Inn Chalet

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM40 - RM150

Pondok Sri Salang

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM50 - RM180

Nora’s Chalets

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM30 - RM70

Ella’s Place

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM40 - RM120

YP Chalets

accommodation on ABC Beach, RM30 - RM100

Tioman House

accommodation on ABC beach, RM50 - RM150

South Pacific Chalets

accommodation on ABC beach, RM40 - RM100

Nazri Beach Cabanas

accommodation on ABC Beach

My Friend’s Place

ABC Beach, Pulau Tioman, Pahang, Malaysia - Tel: +609 419 1150

Seri Bungur Beach Chalet (Mokhtar’s Place)

accommodation on ABC beach, RM30 - RM100

Mawar Beach Chalets

accommodation on ABC Beach

Johan’s Resort

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

Double Ace

accommodation on ABC beach, RM50 - RM150

Bagus Place Retreat

Pasir Sarang, Kampungg Mukut, Tioman

Luxury Resort

Japamala Resorts

Kampung Lanting, Tioman Island

Luxury Resort
Hotels in Tioman

Mawar Beach Chalets

accommodation on ABC Beach

Pondok Sri Salang

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM50 - RM180

Attractions

Tekek beach, Tioman

beach at Kampung Tekek, the main hub of the island

Juara Bay, Tioman

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.