Tioman Paya Resort

Tioman Paya Resort is a budget hotel at the back of Paya Village, nestled on a secluded garden lined with thick clumps of flowers and trees, while hemmed in by lush jungle, quiet swamps and small rivers. An access trail on boardwalk leads to the resort compound from the village. Providing family accommodation in timber chalets, the rooms feature air-conditioning/fans and attached bathrooms with hot water shower.

The main building of the resort houses the facilities – a restaurant, bar, dive shop and lounge with snooker table. From the hotel, a short trail leads to the Rock Falls, a beautiful cascade down scenic boulders hidden in the jungle.

Nazri Place II

Nazri’s Place II is a budget resort located at east of Air Batang Village, managed by the same owner of Nazri’s Place. Also known as Nazri’s Beach Cabanas, the hotel offers accommodation in cosy sea view and garden chalets, mostly for double occupancy with air-conditioning and attached bathrooms that have either hot or cold showers.

The environment here is quiet and peaceful, with lush greenery that surrounds the chalet units and a backdrop of rainforest. There is a fairly spacious section of beach in front of the resort, where an evening bar can also be found. Green Restaurant further up the hill provides dining space for up to 50 pax while Halo Bar is by the beachside.

Salang Pusaka Resort

Salang Pusaka Resort is a hotel at the back of Salang, nestled in a secluded traditional village setting with spacious gardens and lush rainforest surroundings. Despite being relatively far from the beach, the hotel provides the best value-for-money rooms at Salang, with air-conditioning and attached bathrooms for even the cheapest units

There are 47 well-kept chalets, spread across grassy fields with small clumps of trees and occasional concrete gazebos, which provide a choice of basic, standard, deluxe and superior accommodation. The resort also organises overnight packages for visitors, with full board and sea trips.

ABC Chalet

ABC Chalet and Restaurant is a budget resort at Air Batang, cosily perched at east end of the village just before Bamboo Hill Chalets and the jungle trail to Panuba Inn/Monkey Bay. One of the oldest hotels in the area, Ayer Batang derives its nickname ‘ABC Village’ from this very clump of wodden huts.

Facing a picturesque beach hemmed in by a rocky slope, the resort provides basic accommodation in Garden and Seaview units with attached bathroom and fan ( additional hot shower, freezer and verandah for Seaview). A hawker stall restaurant at the hotel serves local cuisine while the jetty is just 10 minutes away on foot. Island-hopping trips by boat can be arranged.

Sun Beach Resort

Sun Beach Resort is the largest hotel at Genting, situated close to the center of the village with budget accommodation in chalets that are spread out over the beach and hill. Most of the chalet units, which range twin to quad rooms, are clustered tightly along the steep hill in a slight mess.

Concrete staircases lead down to the beach area, where the more expensive ocean view suites are situated neatly in rows facing the sea. Sun Beach Resort also has a range of overnight packages that range in duration, for diving, honeymoon and holiday purposes, each with their own special embellishments and full board, including barbeque or candle-lit dinner.

Hotel Riverside

Hotel Riverside is a buget hotel at Mersing town, facing the waterfront at Jalan Sulaiman among the shophouses. Located within moderately quick walking distance to Mersing jetty, the hotel provides comfortable accommodation in fairly spacious rooms equipped with basic modern amenities that include air-conditioning, television sets and attached bathrooms with hot water shower.

The hotel is ideal for an overnight transit stay before heading to Pulau Tioman and other nearby islands by ferry. From the hotel’s doorstep, restaurants, supermarkets, banks and other facilities sit conveniently among the neighbouring shophouses, while wifi Internet access is provided free in rooms.

Japamala Resort

Japamala Resort is a boutique hotel nestled at Lanting Cove, a secluded bay between Genting and Nipah. Accessible via speedboat from any jetty around Tioman Island, or a boardwalk through the jungle from Genting, the resort is an exclusive luxury retreat with only 13 rooms available. Accommodation is housed in traditional stilted wooden villas tucked away among the jungle trees and landscape.

Every villa comes with individual design, theme and furnishing with air-conditioning, rain showers and private verandah decks. The more opulent units are larger and come with private pools. Facilities at the resort include two restaurants, a swimming pool and spa.

Melina Beach Resort

Melina Beach Resort is a boutique hotel nestled at a small but tranquil cove between Paya and Genting, managed by a German expat and his family. Chalets and small huts provide cozy home-like accommodation for guests, who receive a complimentary boat transfer from Paya jetty. The hotel is an eco-resort, with development that blends with the surrounding environment

The beach is also a nesting site for sea turtles, and an undisturbed house reef lies in the immediate sea. Guests can choose from various types of accommodation that are perched along the beach, facing a garden area or nestled towards the forest edge. Nature tours by certified guides are available seasonnaly.

Beach Shack Chalet

Beach Shack Chalet is a backpacker lodge north of Juara Village at Mentawak Bay, specialising in surfing activities, lessons and facilities. The hotel comprises two wings – a collection of A-frame wooden chalets and huts spread across a dense garden area peppered with logs, driftwood and decorative items composed of old buoys, kayaks, ropes and boat frames.

The newer wing is composed of double-storey beachfront wooden villas nearby perched along the beach. Both feature a casual, hippie-style environment staffed by family and friends. Besides operating Tioman Surf Center, the hotel also manages a cafe and bar while providing free wifi Internet access for its guests.

Tioman House

Tioman House is a small resort at east of Air Batang Village, offering cosy accommodation in a modern bungalow and timber villas of traditional village architecture situated around a pretty garden. Formerly a backpacker hotel, the resort upgraded its rooms and facilities to a modern look with smooth wooden furnishings, panels and interior, along with neatly-tiled bathrooms and warm beds.

Twin and Triple rooms come with a choice of fan or air-conditioning, while Deluxe rooms provide family accommodation with television set. Located within the vicinity are restaurants and tour operators, The beach is located right across the footpath from the chalet units.