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I wanted to do something I had never done before on my 50th milestone. I also had promised the family that we would go overseas together..... We did both!!

What a wonder discovery - Pulau Tioman (Pulau means Island) - off the east coast of Malaysia in the South China Sea.

I did my first underwater dive!! In fact Howie and I did two dives!! And had a wonderful time! :o)

Pulau Tioman was a nice way to finish off our Malaysian Holiday - we had just spent 4 days in busy Kuala Lumpur.

The snorkling here is great too!! We all did a snorkling trip as part of our accommodation package deal.

There's different ranges of accommodion on Pulau Tioman I chose Paya Beach Resort (middle of the range). We didn't want to stay anywhere too touristy however we did want to stay right on the beach. Paya Beach Resort fitted the bill perfectly!

Sunsets, coctails, snooker, swimming, beach walking - no Kareoke as promised (I was a bit disappointed about that) but all in all it was the perfect spot for a few days of relaxation to end our lovely holiday :o)

Pulau Tioman - best described as a Rustic Paradise!!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Stunning beaches. Cheap Diving. Awesome snorkling. Duty Free Island.
  • Cons:If arriving by plane travel light due to luggage restrictions.
  • In a nutshell:A diving and snorkling dream destination.
  • Last visit to Pulau Tioman: Sep 2010
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Dec 4, 2015 at 10:42 AM

    Ann, it was great you could explore Pulau Tioman, a Piece of Paradise... Thanks for your tips!

    • aussirose's Profile Photo
      Dec 6, 2015 at 4:29 AM

      Hey mate. Yes this is one of those places that you simply must visit more than once. We plan to go back :o) Thank you for dropping by :o) xx

  • chattygirl7491's Profile Photo
    Nov 9, 2015 at 6:54 AM

    great underwater pics ...my underwater camera just died .. what do you use

    • chattygirl7491's Profile Photo
      Dec 10, 2015 at 12:30 AM

      Nice but we aren't going to Spain .. Grenada in the carrabean. But Spain is on my bucket list. Barcelona looks so colorful.

    • aussirose's Profile Photo
      Dec 10, 2015 at 5:42 AM

      Haha sorry mate... got my Grenada's mixed up ;0) Have a wonderful holiday :0)

  • Chinggis_n_Borte's Profile Photo
    Aug 1, 2015 at 4:57 AM

    Fantastic underwater photo!

  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Jul 23, 2012 at 6:22 AM

    Great photos from tioman ann.
    I'm going there myself this week.
    Hope you and the family is doing well.

  • CatherineReichardt's Profile Photo
    Feb 6, 2012 at 11:23 PM

    Hi Ann
    Always wanted to go here, but somehow got waylaid whenever I was in Malaysia ... thanks for the virtual tour and for renewing my enthusiasm.

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jan 21, 2012 at 7:50 PM

    Nice page

  • Gillybob's Profile Photo
    Sep 23, 2010 at 1:29 PM

    Looks blissful - great photos. And, again, tempting. Gillybob greetings

  • DennyP's Profile Photo
    Sep 22, 2010 at 7:42 AM

    looks like a great place to relax...great tips and pics...thanx for sharing...will return to see more...


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