Blogs from Pulau Rawa, Johor, Malaysia, Asia


Asia » Malaysia » Johor » Pulau Rawa February 27th 2015

We left Kuala Lipis early on Wednesday morning and had a more than six hour drive in front of us. The road first took us through rain forest, afterwards we passed huge palm oil plantations. Finally we arrived at the coast just north of Pekan and drove south along the coastline all the way to Kampung Penyabong, a very small village just 30 kilometres north of Mersing. Mersing is the town that most ferries to the islands in the southeast of Malaysia depart from. However, we knew we would arrive in Mersing too late to catch a ferry, so we had decided to book a room on the mainland for one night. We did not want to stay in Mersing, but preferred a more quiet place with a beach, that’s why we booked a room at ... read more
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Asia » Malaysia » Johor » Pulau Rawa March 31st 2009

Pulau Rawa We left Pulau Tioman at about 7:30AM for Pulau Rawa. The ferry dropped us off right in the middle of the island. As soon as I stepped out of the boat, I was stunned! This place was amazing. It was only about 1000 meters long and 300 meters wide and the beach didn't even stretch across the whole island, but it was beautiful. You'll like the pictures of the island, but those don't even really do it justice. I had my camera in my room during the day when it was sunny, but I refused to leave the beach to go get it. We started out by going to the top of the island to take a few photos of the scenery. Then, after lunch, we hung out all day and did a bit ... read more
the pier
The resort

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