Hibernate in Style
Nestled amidst 11 acres of unspoiled wilderness along the secluded southern shores of Tioman Island, set sail to the east coast of Malaysia where you will find a slice of paradise at Japamala Resort.
Rejuvenate amidst its 15 chalets, sarangs and beachside villas, each designed to mirror the qualities of the idyllic island. To ensure that the inherent beauty of the destination was treated with utmost respect, each retreat was constructed around the natural landscape with an abundance of natural materials from sustainable sources.
Great care has been taken to minimise any environmental impact, and no rocks were moved and no trees were cut down during the ten-year construction of Japamala Resort. This essence of borrowing from nature inspired the 'rustic-luxe' design, which now runs through all our properties.
Simple elegance balances comfort and convenience in all rooms, which are air-conditioned, cable Television, well-stocked mini bars, and Espresso machines.
Due to the seclusion and remoteness of Japamala Resort, internet and mobile connectivity might be limited.
All foreign passport holders are subjected to a mandatory Tourism Tax of RM 10.00 per room per night. This amount will be collected upon checkout by the hotel, on behalf of the Federal Government. Malaysian Nationals and Permanent Residents are exempted from this tax.
From time to time, there may be some upgrading works to enhance the overall comfort and experience of Japamala Resort. To ensure that the natural ambience is not affected and to keep disturbances to a minimum, all works which are mainly woodworks are done by hand and only hand tools are used. Please be assured that concerted considerations will be made to ensure guests comfort and convenience throughout their stay.
We thank you for your kind understanding and we aim to continue to deliver the unique Samadhi experience to you.
Please be informed that the East Coast Rainy Season in Malaysia is between November and February, when frequent rains are punctuated by intermittent sunshine. Nevertheless, Japamala Boat Service will still be available during this period, unless until situation does not permit.
Due to choppy sea conditions, Japamala Resort's will not be held liable should both Japamala boat and Public ferry not be able to transfer any of our guests. If you were to book directly with us, we are able to provide a choice of either staying at our Kuala Lumpur or Singapore property. Arrangement for refund of private boat will be made. Please be advise that if any stays during the Malaysian monsoon season are cancelled or unused due to disruption of the ferry services or other transport services, no refunds will be made for the bookings of rooms.
Should you book your transfer with the public ferry, please note that Japamala Resort will not be held liable for any refunds in the event they cancel their services to the island.
Kindly note that Japamala Resort discourages children below the age of 16 years old to stay at the property as it is not suitable for children. Japamala was designed and built to cater for couples and as such, some of the design features may prove to be a safety hazard for young guests.