Spending the day out in Tioman – Fun in the sun

Malaysia is known for its heavenly beauty both inland and on the coast. Tioman Island is one of the most favoured islands by any tourist visiting Malaysia. This is because of its stunning greenery, beaches and little villages that fill the area.

Tioman Island | Image Credit: By Glueball at English Wikipedia (Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons.) [Public domain], <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tioman_runway_01.jpg">via Wikimedia Commons</a>

Tioman Island | Image Credit: By Glueball at English Wikipedia (Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Diver’s delight

Tioman is the biggest island towards the eastern coast of Malaysia. It is also the main diving grounds for tourists who like to take trips underwater. The aquatic life here is vibrant and full of diversity. A spot all deep-sea divers are sure to love is Pulau Chebeh, in the deep blue here you will get a glance at giant manta rays and enormous gorgonian sea fans!

Diving into dining

There are dining options in plenty on Tioman Island. Dine by the beach in restaurants where your meal is prepared with fresh fish selected by you! Or simply try out some barbecue or authentic Malaysian delicacies while sitting in the cool cover of the palm trees. Treat yourself to a fantastic breakfast too at popular dining spots that are ubiquitous around the island.

Island activities

With a rich ecosystem of rainforests and marine life, it is no wonder that there is much to do in Tioman! Take pleasure in visiting the Tioman Marine Park, or simply go diving in Monkey Beach. If you are the sporty type, rent that surfboard to ride the waves or have a fun time going kayaking. Venture to the uninhabited islands here for a quiet picnic and swim.

Accommodation

There is a wide choice of places to stay in Tioman Island. One such Tioman resort is the much sought-after Berjaya Tioman Resort. What’s more, the Salang bay is packed with many hotels and resorts. Not to mention, the many restaurants and shops available for all your requirements.

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+