Tioman Island, Mersing · 2 hotels available
Tourist can enjoy beautiful views of the coconut palms, clear blue water and a variety of fauna. For dive enthusiasts, this place promises valuable experience in the seabed. They can watch the marine life and coral found in the South China Sea. Kampung Lalang is the ideal retreat for travelers and dive enthusiasts closer to the beauty of virgin beaches and amenities offered.
Kampung Lalang isn't actually a true village currently, although it used to be the site of a village in the olden days of Tioman. However, at the moment it's a plot of land, adjacent to the beach, within the Berjaya Resort compound bounderies.
Local people here use Bahasa Melayu Pulau as their language. They tend to the Pahang dialect versus bahasa darat, the dialect spoken in this island is similar to the Malay language spoken Indonesian Riau islands in Natuna Island and Archipelago's nearby. Most of them can speak and understanding basic English as it is needed by the foreigners.
Berjaya air use services trip through the air you can take through the mud of the estuary earrings.
If you are from Kuala Lumpur you can follow road to the latter and went Bahau to Rompin.If you are from Singapore continue to follow path Jamluang and continue to Mersing.
You can go through Tanjung Gemok at Mersing and the ferry available such as Bluewater & Queks.
Kampung Lalang in Tioman Island offers a numbers of excitings to do while you are in this island. If you are fishing fans, you can enjoy fishing at this place. Besides that you can enjoy Marine Wealth such as snorkeling and scuba diving. Apart of that water sports are one of the top activities like deep-sea fishing,island hoping, boating, water skiing and windsurfing. The other activities that you can during your stay here such as golfing, jungle trekking,mountain biking,hiking,bicycling, kayaking, rockclimbing, rejuvenate at the spa and shopping at the duty free zone.
Kampung Lalang also observe the religion of Islam and Malay customs of others because its population comes from the peninsula as well. As a result of their number of visitors, the local children's culture to some extent also changed. There is a young man who changed the name to Michael and Joseph. There are 2-3 young men who married an Englishwoman and then migrated to Europe. It shows the culture shock that occurs suddenly in Kampung Lalang, Tioman.
Kampung Lalang have a varities of food that you can enjoy during your stay such as ikan patin masak tempoyak with belimbing buloh, freshly cooked barbeque food, fresh seafood, nasi goring, and roti canai,western food, thai food and many more. Visitors to Kampung Lalang are always encouraged to try out the local cuisine although there are some continental choices as well.
The most suitable time to visit Kampung Lalang, Tioman is between the months of March and October. From October end to March beginning, monsoon starts in the island and most of the resorts will be closed during these months. Avoid visiting the island during public and school holidays in Singapore as Tioman Island is the favorite holiday spot of Singaporeans. Please note that the Mersing ferry doesn't go directly to Kampung Lalang. There are no restrictions on the islands of clothing and a lightweight cotton dress, t-shirt and shorts are suitable. However, in a number of villages and rural areas, proper clothing is more appropriate.
Designed for both business and leisure travel, Juara Mutiara Resort is ideally situated in Kampung Juar where it is 4.69km from Kampung Lalang. This 2-star resort offers television LCD/plasma screen, mirror, towels, air conditioning, balcony/terrace are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as boats, canoe, dart board, hiking trails, watersports equipment rentals.
Situated on a private beach on the sparsely populated Tioman Island, the 4-star Berjaya Tioman Resort is 5km from Tioman Marine Park and 7km from Kampung Juara Beach. It has 6 full service restaurant featuring Malay and other Asian cuisine as well as poolside and beachside bars.Balconies with view of the sea,hillside,rainforest while guestrooms feature natural wood accents.