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Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rawa Island is a fantastic place for a short stay beach holiday from Singapore. The beaches are beautiful and the water is clean and clear. The rooms are large, although the bathrooms are tired. Staff were very friendly and the food and drinks great. Don't delay - go now!

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great place with friendly staff and very good food. Have been there with my family twice with 2 months. easy accessible from Singapore. Amazing beach with very intact house reef. No sand flies with very clear water. Attached Dive Center is very professional with new equipment. Happy to go back in future for more long weekends. Sorry to say but...

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Kent
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Rawa is a beautiful island with powdery soft sand, calm and clear waters and decent snorkelling. A fabulous beach for family holiday fun with a toddler. The waterside accommodation was simple but comfortable and it was relaxing to hear the sounds of the waves whilst we slept. The rooms could do with an upgrade. We noticed that the resort is...

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2Thank KentAngelfish
Singapore
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My husband and I were looking forward to this weekend getaway but we were generally disappointed with the whole experience. The beach was perfect, with powdery white sand and clear waters. However that was all there is to it. The room we had was dismal. Our shower head was not working well (only the hot water tap was working) so...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at Rawa a couple of times , we always stayed in the villas over the water . Food is not luxurious but satisfactory for a family holiday . The children have an absolute ball at this place , we doesn't all day snorkelling around the shoreline . Excellent getaway from Singapore .

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2Thank noo1971
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Once you get onto the speedboat towards the island, time to shift the brains to auto pilot. Pristine beach with powder white sand from the corals, swim 10-15m and you will be greeted by Nemo's extended family.........effortless snorkelling, kayak along the protected still water or take the more challenging route around the other side to the South China Sea. My...

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2Thank mkma
Singapore
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Went to Rawa last week. Booked through Orca Scuba in Singapore. One daughter and I did our Advanced Open Water Course. Other daughter did Junior Open Water. Orca is very professional and safety conscious. The reef at Rawa is a great place to learn scuba. There are definitely better dive sites in Asia, but if you are interesting in learning...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We came to Rawa for a kid escape and were pleasantly surprised with the whole place.The house reef was in excellent condition, spotting many anemones. The kids were entertained with the slide, bait balls and trampoline. We plan on returning in October, only two months after our last visit.

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1Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Rawa island is very clean and nice. Beautiful island but is very basic. They have good lunch and dinner. Internet is very slow. You can over look the beach right at your room. Good place for scuba diving. Overall is a good get away resort.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

2 1/2hrs ride to Mersing from Singapore by combi, 20 mins to Rawa Island by speed boat... If you are really looking for an get away with family or friends without modern technology, THIS IS THE PLACE!!! WIFI sucks! But, family and friends get to spend QUALITY time together...!! We spend 3days 2 nights in the island. Beach is awesome!...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Rawa Island Resort, an idyllic tropical island for guests to unwind from the stress and strain of modern life. Feel the grains of white, sun-baked sand between your toes as you stroll along the beach. Take a dip in the warm waters of the South China Sea. Enjoy the green scenery. Snorkel along the natural coral reef just metres from the shore. Or simply relax as you watch the sun disappear lazily over the orange horizon. Situated within the archipelago of the Sultan Iskandar Marine Park, Rawa Island is accessible by a twenty-minute boat ride from Mersing, Johor. This beachfront resort features 77 rooms, each individually designed to blend in with the natural landscape. Modern furnishings provide guests with the comforts of home. We invite you to take a break from the monotony of daily routine. Experience the island's natural beauty and our Malaysian hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rawa Island Resort

Address: Tourist Centre, Mersing 86800, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Johor > Mersing District > Mersing
Number of rooms: 77
Also Known As:
Rawa Island Safaris Hotel Mersing
Rawa Island Safaris Mersing
Rawa Island Resort Mersing, Malaysia - Johor
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“Beach rooms are perfect for family with kids.”
 of 5 bubbles frankolino4711, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Most of the chalets have seaview but the ones on the beach are unbeatable.”
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