Tioman Island exists like a jewel in the South China Sea, 30km off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia, near to Singapore.

TIME magazine named it ‘one of the top ten most beautiful islands in the world’, and it featured as the paradise island of Bali Hai in the film: South Pacific.

Hand-picked by CNN Travel as one of top five incredible Malaysian islands, Bagus Place Retreat is listed as the choice for the discerning flashpackers.

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Tioman is approximately 12km from east to west and 40km from north to south. The only way to get around the island is by boat. The only way to cross the island is on foot or 4WD!

Lush jungle covers the hills and mountains of Tioman, which fall into golden sandy beaches and crystal clear water.

Its twin peaks served as important navigation aids to early seafarers such as Orang Laut (sea gypsies), Chinese junks, traders from the Arab world, China and Europe, and of course Orang Lanun (pirates)!


Map of Tioman – Bagus Place lies just to the west of Mukut at the southern tip of the island

Tioman’s Twin Peaks from the water

A sleeping lady dragon

Please be informed you that our Resort is closed for 2021 due to extensive maintenance works and rescheduled to reopen by March 2022.