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Rawa Island Resort

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rawa is a great retreat from the crowds of Singapore. The sand is soft, drinks cheap, water warm beach chairs plentiful. This had a summer cottage or even a nice "Glamp" feel: outdoorsy, weathered goods like pool tables, foozeball, pingpong etc. clean enough (hard to get rid of sand no matter how hard you try). The food if tasty a...

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singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the positive side, the beach there is exceptionally nice and it is a very good place to dive or snorkel. The lodging and dining, however, are ridiculously poor. This place charges many hundreds of dollars per night, yet the rooms are VERY basic -- the room is very plain, with very few (low quality) towels, mediocre bed, no TV,...

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4Thank heshnosaff
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay and feel nature. Convenient distance from Singapore, 3 hours drive to Mersing pier. Once you arrive at jetty of the island, you might feel you arrived at paradise! Clear blue / green sea, white sands, a lot of small fish and creature in underwater. Resort facility itself is not luxury but friendly, all hand made based...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been there with a group of friends and kids for a long weekend, enjoyed the beach and sonrkling. We pretty much didn't see the kids from the whole weekend, either playing on the slide on the beach or in the kids room. Excellent weekend gateway from Singapore.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Island / Beach - One word, Paradise. How I wish I work here! Lol There's no swimming pool but that's not an issue for me. Room - It is ok, up to my expectation, clean. I love that there's a broom where I can sweep (the sand) whenever I want. However, it is a very basic room where there's no...

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2Thank Apple L
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like before Rawa Island resort is a great example that no 5 stars are required to impress and have a great time. Beach is one of the best, water is one of the best, people are friendly and thoughtful, orca scuba dive centre people are amazing. Well done and we will be back.

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Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For me the paradise is not complexe and artificial. That is why Rawa is beautifull for a week end or an holidays week. Beautiful nature and simple life to relaxe, this is my vision of the luxury !... Just returned after 3 days in Rawa for the 3rd time in 3 years. As usual, we enjoyed this Rawa Island for...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We stayed 4 days & 3 nights at this resort and had 3 dives there. We arrived from Singapore to Mersing via bus and duration from Mersing to Pulau Rawa is just 30 mins away by boat which was included in the package we had. Check in was smooth as breeze and staffs were helpful and friendly. -Diving: The diving...

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4Thank Norrashikin
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Nice resort but loud base driven disco music until midnight kept us awake. I think it is a mistake to have this on a family resort. Chalets are very close to disco. They didn't turn it down when told it was a problem.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We have been to Batu Batu and Nikoi a few times each so we thought we would try Rawa since it is 2/3 the price and a similar distance away. We actually preferred it for a few reasons, even if the price was the same. The real bonus was dealing with kids. Nikoi has the edge here over Batu, but...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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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“Prepare own beach towel, hair dryer”
  • 2 Queen Beds
  • This side door is very helpful as as entrance direct to bathroom.
661applel, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Beach or Ocean view is a must, if you do it one time.”
590jeanmichell, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Get the beach view room or you'll regret it.”
Norrashikin, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The water rooms looked the best.”
LukeJanssen, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Beach House”
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