Tourism Malaysia

Tunamaya Beach and Spa Resort at Tioman Island

Tunamaya Beach and Spa Resort (N2.72072 E104.15162) is located at the southern tip of Tioman Island. The resort had just established a year ago, and the surrounding is so nature and not polluted. The white sandy beach accompany with the crystal clear water, the mythical Twin Peaks as the backdrop of the resort…everything painted a beautiful picture in front of us, it’s almost heaven! That’s the reason of their resort’s slogan – “Between heaven and earth.”

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The Tunamaya’s staffs had a warm welcome for us at the jetty…song, music and friendly smiles. Suddenly I heard : “Welcome to fantasy island!” said by the Resort Manager – Mr Paul Cheah. The phrase remind me of Mr Roarke from the American TV series of 1977 – The Fantasy Island, which was one of my favorite series. Kind of traveling to the past…haha!

By walking towards the lobby from the jetty, I was amazed by the marvelous view of the resort…seems like ‘guarded’ by the Legendary Twin Peaks behind it.

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And greeted by the visitors who snorkeling beside the jetty…

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The check-in process was smooth! Seems like the staffs at the front desk already know our names by walking directly to each of us for signatures, can it be coincidence? I’m impressed.

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Everyone was presented a coconut as a welcome drink to cool us down on the hot and humid weather at the lobby.
After a short rest, we were served by the buffet breakfast at the restaurant…

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Variety of foods, included Asian, Malaysian, Western and many more…

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An ‘ice breaking’ session for all of us during the breakfast session…it was totally relax.

When we about to walk to our room, and realized that all the keys already in the room and the air-conditioning was on. The staffs were so considerate, appreciated because they cool down the room on the hot weather before we step in.

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The area was well maintain, with lush of green…

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5 minutes walked, we reached our villa.
There are 2 type of views for all the villa, sea view and nature view. Every villa has 2 rooms and its interconnected, few types of room available – 2 persons, 3 persons and family room. All layout and deco almost no different except the beds.

Me and my friend were staying in the same villa with individual room, my friend’s room was a 3 persons room equipped with one queen and one single bed, my room was equipped with one king bed. Both rooms were interconnected.

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Every room has a 2 entrances, one from front and the other at the side. As you will notice from the photos above.

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The sea view’s room has the spectacular view!

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According to Mr Paul (Resort Manager), the drinking water in the room is the natural water from the waterfall of the island. This is one of the best drinking water I had among all the resort I visited before.
As I noticed, the room was equipped with all the quality product like electrical switch, toiletries and many more…

After we settled our bags and luggages, it was free and easy session…we walked around the resort.

The nature view’s Villas have a simple and greenery view from their windows, and the sea view’s Villas have a nice wooden pedestrian connected to each other.

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You can choose to have your swimming session in the sea or the edgeless pool in the resort…

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The resort is fully covered by surveillance cameras to ensure the safety of every guest in the resort.
While strolling around the resort, we reached the Sarung Spa. The Spa center is located in the natural environment, green and with the touch of nature.

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2 minutes walk from the path above, the Spa center appeared…

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The well train ladies providing their Balinese Traditional massage for all guests.
The center has few rooms for spa therapy, photo below…

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Every room is equipped with the jacuzzi pool and bathroom, you can enjoy it after the massage therapy and spend your own sweet time in the room.

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We had our massage session on 4pm that day we check-in…it was comfortable and relax!

The room services are twice a day, that means every morning you took your shower and out for activities, once you back in the afternoon or evening, everything is being arranged. Impressed!

We were hanged out around the Ombak Bar for the afternoon session, just to grabbed a glass of Budweiser beer to cool ourselves down…

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We were greeted by most of the staffs around the resort remember included our names, impressed!

After few glasses of Budweiser, it was time for the dinner. The post will be coming up next…

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Some history of Tunamaya Beach and Spa Resort :-
The resort established about a year ago, we view through their video where everything constructed from zero. One of the partner – Mr Gan was from Penang, explained to us about the story behind the name of the resort. He said before they name the resort, another partner has a resort at Perhentian Island – The Tuna Bay Resort. That’s why the word ‘Tuna’ is mentioned here, and ‘maya’ is the national language of ‘mythical’, it means the mysteries, mythical of the Legendary Twin Peaks just situated exactly as a backdrop of the resort. At last, we understand the name of the resort is nothing to do with the Tuna fish…

Please check out their promotion from time to time at their Facebook page.

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