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Sofia By the Sea

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m f wrote a review Jun 2018
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Location is superb. It is about 10 minutes walking distance to Tekek jetty, 5 minutes waling distance to Tekek Village/Rural Clinic and also the police station. There are many eateries nearby, so there is no problem when it comes to food. Price is a bit on the high side though, as compared to mainland. There is also a groceries shop and a duty free shop within walking distance. Location is superb. The chalets are all facing the sea. You can sit at the balcony and enjoy your coffee with wind blowing in your face. Bliss! All chalets have air-conditioners and hot shower, which are all working fine. No tv in the rooms though. If you cannot live without tv, then you can watch it at the resort's own restaurant. During our stay we requested their in-house chef to prepare fried rice, noodle, pizza, sandwiches for us. Price is average, considering the convenience of not having to venture out for food, and also not having to share the place with non-guests. Location is superb. You have your own 'private' beach. The beach is pristine and the staff cleans the beach (from leaves, debris and rubbish) and surrounding area everyday. You can snorkel right here, no need to go far. There are nice corals which are just about 400m from the beach during high tide. Stingrays, black-tip sharks, groupers and other marine life are abundant here. Location is superb. For diving enthusiast, this resort is the base for East Divers Tioman. The instructors are professional, very friendly and know their stuff well. We went diving at Pulau Renggis which is about 10 minutes travel by speedboat. You have to experience this yourself as words cannot do justice. We enjoyed our stay here very much. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: June 2018
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NandaTun wrote a review Dec 2017
Singapore, Singapore289 contributions19 helpful votes
We stay there for about 5 days at the shack behind the beachfront ones. The simple room with ac and bathroom attached. The food available is good. staffs and owner are very nice. one of us doing the diving course there. love the fried rice which we eat almost everyday :D. I am planning for another stay and dive in next year.
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Date of stay: April 2017
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Pankti Shah wrote a review Apr 2017
Vadodara, India447 contributions60 helpful votes
A heavenly place to stay for all the backpackers and the view from the rooms is very spectacular. The rooms are very clean and the beds are very comfortable. The friendly nature of the staff makes you feel as if you are staying in your own home. If you are a scuba diver then you definitely must stay in here
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Date of stay: March 2017
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juls julie wrote a review Jun 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia10 contributions3 helpful votes
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We were staying at Sofia By The Sea for 3D2N.. We booked front beach chalet and it only cost us rm130 per nite with ac.. View was spectacular from our room.. and food at the sofia by the sea cafe was awesome!! We chose to stay in kg tekek because anywhere else were fully booked and friends of mine actually recommend us to dive at the east divers.. Everyone was so friendly and helpful.. And worth every cent.. Will definitely be going here again by end of july.. and bringing a new group for OW course..
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Date of stay: May 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Gordon.GM wrote a review May 2016
Johor Bahru, Malaysia24 contributions7 helpful votes
10 minutes walk from jetty, beachfront room was amazing, few meters out from the shore and you'll see beautiful coral and fishes. didn't manage to tryout their food but definitely will be back there again. Zai was really helpful and pleasant.. bit of mosquito issue but Zai helped out very well. paid only RM130.00 and enjoyed the sunset and the beach. all in all if you wanna chilled budget outing this is a good place.
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Date of stay: May 2016
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: beach view rooms are 01 to 06 if not mistaken
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Sri Tioman
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MalaysiaPahangRompin DistrictPulau TiomanTekek
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