Berjaya Tioman Resort, Malaysia
35,000 eXpectations points 14 nights in March, Studio sleeps 2
Becoming a member of eXpectations holidays opens up a wealth of award-winning holiday resorts all over the globe available for you to book via the RCI website. The opportunity to explore “Paradise” at the RCI Gold Crown Berjaya Tioman Resort during the 2nd – 16th March 2016 could have been yours for just 35,000 points in a Studio apartment comfortably sleeping two. Available towards the end of March 2015 this holiday resort is located in the South China Sea around 30 miles from the East coast of Malaysia on the secluded Pulau Tioman (Tioman Island). Here you’ll find crystal clear waters lapping against white sandy beaches with a tropical rainforest backdrop making it one of the most romantic locations for couples seeking an intimate retreat.
Comfortable, colourful apartments become your home-from-home offering a cooling retreat to return to after exploring this beautiful island, coming fitted with air-conditioning they boast unforgettable panoramic views of the surrounding sea, gardens and rainforest.
Relish in bliss with a soothing treatment from The Taaras Spa enjoying a relaxing massage and forgoing the strain of home in this tranquil sanctuary. Simply breath-taking views greet you at every hole on Tiomon Island’s only 18-hole golf-course, bordered by the shimmering South China Sea on one side and a dense tropical forest on the other. Refresh yourself from the warm embrace of the Malaysian sunshine with a scuba-diving trip from the resorts own Scuba school or take a cooling dip in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. For a more energetic approach to the day tennis & basketball courts are provided whilst an equipped gym is also available to guests.
Experience a traditional Malay Village by dining at the Sri Nelayan restaurant, decorated with a solid wood interior and serving a delightful selection of Malaysian and International Cuisine it’s not to be missed! For those in search of Thai and North Indian fine dining the Coriander Seeds Restaurant is the perfect setting for an evening meal serving a delectable menu for you to savour.
Pulau Tioman (Tioman Island)
Journeying to Tioman Island takes a relatively straight forward 4-hour trip from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur with fast ferries shuttling holidaymakers across to the island regularly from Mersing. Anyone wishing to experience the captivating underwater worlds surrounding Tioman Island should visit in March when you’ll enjoy comfortably warm weather and clear scuba-diving conditions.
The serene Tioman Island is surrounded by rich marine life so take the plunge on a snorkelling trip to meet (Pterois) lionfish & crocodile fish whilst the abundance of coral reefs and shipwreck sites are fascinating too! Explore the neighbouring islands with a tour visiting tiny inlets and secluded coves keeping an eye out for local monitor lizards. Numerous pristine beaches line Tioman Island and are so beautiful they need to be seen to be believed from the white stretches at Juara beach to Monkey Bay’s golden sands it’s a true vision of heaven for many. Visit the Juara Turtle Project to see for yourself all the great conservation work that is carried out on this island and maybe see how you can help during your time on the island! Embrace the rainforest with a tropical Jungle Trek relishing in the peaceful tranquility it evokes and maybe even spotting some local wildlife like the Long-tailed Macaque or Red Giant Flying Squirrel!