I have stayed at Minang Cove 3 times already. From the reveiws I have read here I would like to explain why Minang Cove is a place that either people love or don't. The rooms are quite basic (I would reccomend staying in their slightly more expensive rooms), and it is really quiet. The food is good and not 5 star hotel standards (I bring snacks along with me when I come).
You should stay here if you love peace and quiet, trekking through the jungle, relaxing swimming and diving. The place truly is somewhere where you spend all day in the ocean or relaxing and reading a book, no television watching, no mobile reception (unless you walk out on the jetty), and is a great place to get away from everything. I simply love that the rooms are basic as it kept my younger brothers (aged 12-14) outside instead of watching movies on the tv.
There is never really anyone around and at night, unlike many other places there are no rowdy drunks at the bar, or loud music playing till 2am. If you want a party holiday, this is not the place to go.
All in all, I love going there, even if it takes me 8 hours of driving/ferry catching if I feel like getting away from everything.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Minang Cove Resort & Spa, a tropical island paradise. Located in the south of the beautiful island of Tioman, a truly stunning location. Off our private beach you will enjoy the warm crystal clear waters, of the South China Sea. Where you can snorkel or scuba dive with the abundant marine life, living in and around our live reef. Including Turtles. Those who are looking for small friendly resort, surrounded by nature, with glimpses of local wild life and unspoilt rainforest. Look no further !! To access the resort, you can take a ferry from the Mersing ferry terminal. Then getting off at the 1st stop, at Genting Village. There our resort speedboat will transfer you to the resort. The second way is to fly, on Berjaya Air from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur. Again our speedboat will transfer you to the resort. One of the resort representatives will meet you on your arrival at the airport. ( For flight and ferry transfers you need to inform us in advance to arrange this transfer.)We have 18 rooms at the resort, which are perfectly clean, well maintained and all with incredible views. We serve authentic local food for evening dinner, changing its theme every night. Lunches are ala-carte and a mix of local and western.You will also enjoy a variety of cool beverages served at our restaurant and beach Bar. Watch the sunset with a tasty cocktail or have a glass of wine over dinner. Our room rates included half board, which is breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner.Some of the activities offered at the resort are, snorkelling, scuba diving, jungle tracking, fish feeding, fishing and island tours.The facilities which are available are, The Minang Spa, private jetty & beach, sun deck with loungers, sun shades, a library, fully equipped dive centre (with resident instructor) , laundry service and baby sitting. Room as well as beach towels provided.The overall atmosphere is very chilled and relaxed. Helpful, friendly staff providing an unforgettable experience, in your Island Paradise. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Minang Cove Hotel Pulau Tioman
- Minang Cove Pulau Tioman