Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast.

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

{Tioman,  snorkeling spot
Tioman: snorkeling spot
{Tioman,  Resort at Juara Bay
Tioman: Resort at Juara Bay

Pulau Tioman in a nutshell

  • there are no ATMS on the island except for one in Tekek village, there are ATMs and money changers in Mersing (main departure point to Tioman on the mainland)
  • further read: Beaches, Monkeys and Jungle trecks on Tioman Island
  • not recommended to go during monsoon season (November - February), unless you are a surfer (surfer beach: Juara Bay on the eastern side of Tioman)

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