Tioman Island, Mersing · 5 hotels available
Kampung Genting is located in Tioman Island. Tioman Island is one of the stunning islands in the world, but it is densely forested without many inhabitants. The island is surrounded by coral reefs, which makes it the most sought-after scuba diving destination.The best season to visit Tioman island is from March to October. You can find resorts of different budgets in the island for accommodation. The island will become almost desolated from October end to March beginning. Most of the resorts will be closed November to February.
As Mersing is the gateway to reach Tioman Island, you have to first go to Mersing Jetty or Tanjung Gemok Jetty from Kuala Lumpur. From any of these jetties, you can take a ferry service to Tioman Island. Ferry service is the only option to reach Tioman from Mersing or Tanjung Gemok. The most common options to reach both jetties from Kuala Lumpur are to take a car or bus as the only flight, Berjaya Air, had cancelled all its flights to Tioman Island. If you are taking a rental car or taxi from Kuala Lumpur, then the best road to take is the North-South Highway and drive towards south. Exit at Segamat and continue towards east on Route 50 to Kluang and then to Mersing.
You can also take East Coast Highway from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan and then take Route No: 3 towards South passing through Pekan and Rompin to reach Mersing. The approximate driving time from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing is 4 hours. People who are familiar with the routes can take shorter and less crowded roads that passes through oil plantations, but recommended to have a daytime driving. One of the shorter routes is from Kuala Lumpur to Kual Pilah and then to the Banda Muadzam Shah. The exit of this route will be between Endau and Mersing, and then continue southwards to Mersing. Another shorter route is to go to Kluang from Kuala Lumpur, and then to NITAR. From NITAR, you can go to Mersing from avoiding the winding roads.
At the Mersing Jetty, you can find a car parking area that charges approximately around RM 8/day. If you’re renting a car from Kuala Lumpur then you might need to get one that has GPS map service in the car. This will help you get to the location easier.
Accommodations around Kampung Genting are available in abundance, ranging from 2 starts hotel, modest hostels and backpacker inns.
Experience a memorable stay at Impian Inn Tioman Resort, among 2-stars hotel situated nearby Kampung Genting. This hotel provides numbers of guest rooms with a swimming pool, FIT Centre and free Wi-Fi. Other facilities available at the hotel include; executive lounge and spa. For food lovers, the hotel provides various dining options: International, Chinese, Mediterranean and Malay restaurants, and 24 hours in-room dining service.
Nestled quietly on the beach frontage at the edge of Genting Village, Tioman - Bayu Tioman Chalet is truly a place for those who seek for peace and privacy. A perfect hideaway for travellers, only 10 minutes’ walk from the jetty, you will be enchanted by its picturesque surrounding and just the right setting for a great holiday. You can walk along the paveways to our chalets and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the white sandy beaches and the refreshing green landscape. All chalets are timber made and are designed to merge with the surroundings, a distinction expression of Malay traditional architecture. A perspective view of Bayu Tioman Chalet.You can clearly see how peaceful and beautiful our place is. The tall slender coconut trees enhance the mood of being on an island, especially when you are staying on one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world!