While honeymooners in
their dozens flock to the beaches of Langkawi on the west coast of
Malaysia, tell people you are going to Tioman Island, to the east,
and you'll probably get a puzzled 'where?'
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Only accessible by
boat, it is pure paradise-isle material - all coral reef-fringed
white sand beaches, swaying palms and lush interiors.
Among guesthouses and
beach huts, you'll find the rustic yet stylish JapaMala Resort,
with just 13 eco-conscious chalets built discreetly into the
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You'll want to do
little more than laze on the beach, snorkel in the dazzlingly clear
waters (look out for lionfish and manta rays) or gorge yourself on
Thai and Vietnamese food at Tamarind or barbecued fish at
Mandi-Mandi, which is on the end of a jetty.
WOW FACTOR: The locally
made spa products are 100% natural - the sand scrub soap bar uses
sand from JapaMala's own beach.
FLIGHT TIME: 13
GO: Book with Turquoise
Holidays; call 01494 678 400 or visit www.turquoiseholidays.co.uk for more details or
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