Rawa Island Journals

Isle of Tranquility

A July 2004 trip to Rawa Island by Morbius

Rawa Island...Tranquil. Photo, Rawa Island, Malaysia More Photos
Quote: The warm South China Sea beckons you to this isle of tranquility. It is garnished with the bare necessities and amenities sans phones. The staff more than compensates for what this island lacks . . . if anything at all.

Isle of Tranquility

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Overview

Rawa Island...Tranquil. Photo, Rawa Island, Malaysia
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On this small island in the South China Sea is the Rawa Safari Resort. There are mostly water sports like snorkeling, scuba diving, and wind surfing just to name a few. Climb up to the top of the island and just stop and listen to the waves or just simply spend the day drifting. Try going to the caves on the other side of the island. The best thing about this island is when the staff, a mix of Filipinos and local Malays, get-together after a hard days work for a singing session on the jetty. Anyone who can or can't hold a tune is most welcome to join them. The water is quite clear and warm. Corals and marine life are quite awesome on a sunny day. Just below the jetty near the shore you can feed the...Read More
Sunset from Rawa Island Photo, Rawa Island, Malaysia
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Accomodations were more than adequate. I give this place two thumbs up. Service is impeccable. Staff are very friendly. The units are mostly chalet-style, on the beach, and there are hotel units behind them. Take a stroll on the boardwalk that takes you to the far side of the island -- not around it, mind you, just far enough to get away from the hustle and bustle of island life! Great place to chill or thaw!

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 9, 2004

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Morbius

Morbius
Edmonton, Alberta