Discover Johor's Islands, Malaysia: Coastal Beauty Awaits!

Islands in Johor Pulau Menarik di Malaysia 2

If you like to visit islands in Johor, Mersing and Kota Tinggi are 2 places you must visit. Read here for more information about destinations in Malaysia.

Islands in Johor Pulau Menarik di Malaysia Summary

  • Attraction: Islands in Johor Pulau Menarik di Malaysia
  • Location: Johor Malaysia
  • Attraction Type: Beach in Malaysia

Islands in Johor Pulau Menarik di Malaysia

Pulau Tinggi Mersing

Imagine sitting on a deck with the ocean breeze gently caressing your skin, watching an awe-inspiring sunset after a long, arduous day of relaxing on the beach. Pure bliss. Pulau Tinggi, directly translated as “Tall Island” is one of the islands off Mersing most frequented by tourists all with a relaxing beach holiday in mind.

The only resort on the island, TAd Marine Resort, offers a variety of accommodation and activities throughout the duration of your stay. As one of the protected marine parks in Malaysia, the waters off the island are teeming with colorful coral reefs and diverse aquatic life. Turtles are frequently sighted both on and off the island, which is home to a turtle hatchery. Pulau Tinggi is a 30-minute speedboat ride from the Tanjung Leman Jetty, which is located southeast of Mersing proper.

Pulau Tengah Mersing Johor Darul Ta’zim

Pulau Tengah, which is literally ‘middle island’ in English, is famed for the crystal-clear waters surrounding it, and is the ideal place for sunbathing and swimming. Its privately owned resort provides a tropical island paradise for visitors, for the fortunate to stay here and have a great time unravelling its hidden natural treasures, nestling amidst coconut groves, powder white sand and the tropical breeze.

Sanggar Srikandi Beach Resort

Located about 26km from Mersing town, The Sanggar Srikandi Beach Resort offers various attractions and activities for visitors who want to experience Mersing’s natural beach and seashore. Address: Lot 1398, Kampung Sisek, Jalan Penyabong, 86800 Mersing Kechil, Johor Darul Ta’zim. Tel: +6016-747 3366 / +6017-785 5738.

Tanjung Balau Kota Tinggi

As your feet touch the cool sand, take a deep breath and savor the aroma of the fresh ocean air. Tanjung Balau has a long stretch of beach running down its coastline. Home to several beachfront resorts, visitors come here for the turquoise blue waters and to relax on the soft sand while enjoying the refreshing breeze. There is also an overwater walkway leading to a small jetty from which locals enjoy catching small fish that swim close to the shore.

It is important to note that some of the areas along the beach can be particularly rocky, so be sure to avoid these spots if you’re looking to take a dip in the serene waters. Tanjung Balau is located 70 kilometers away from Kota Tinggi.

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Tanjung Leman Beach Mersing Johor

Close your eyes and you hear the sultry sound of rolling waves, feeling the sand beneath your bare feet as if you were on an island, and then you realize that you haven’t yet arrived at your island destination. Most commonly known as being a gateway to the isles, Tanjung Leman provides a beach encounter, before even arriving at your island destination. The Tanjung Leman beach is popular among the locals and visitors can choose camp on the beach, lullabied by the calming sounds of the ocean.

If camping isn’t your style, there are several resorts and homestays to choose from if you wish to overnight here. At the jetty, there are several stalls and even a KFC which allows you to enjoy your finger-licking good fried chicken in view of the South China Sea. From Mersing town, you will have to drive 72 kilometers further South to get to Tanjung Leman.

Teluk Mahkota (Jason’s Bay) Kota Tinggi Johor

An undiscovered treasure with the feel of your own private beach. Teluk Mahkota, formerly known as Jason’s Bay, has remained off the radar for quite some time. Though there are resorts in the area, the bay is visited mostly by those in the know of its existence. A long stretch of untouched beach awaits you with waves lapping gently on the seashore creating a very relaxing, almost therapeutic environment. The beach is great for family picnics or as a quiet place to just relax and appreciate nature. Teluk Mahkota lies approximately 28 kilometers northeast of Kota Tinggi.

Aseania Beach Resort Mersing Johor Darul Ta’zim

One of several resorts on the beautiful island and marine park of Pulau Besar, Aseania Beach Resort offers visitors a glimpse of the beauty of the protected ecosystem and its aquatic wildlife. One can find the colourful clown fish, stingrays and the occasional turtle while snorkeling in the clear blue waters surrounding the resort. The resort features a total of 49 air-conditioned villas with verandas facing either the white beaches and clear blue waters or the lush greenery of the inland forest.

D’ Coconut Beach Resort Pulau Besar Mersing Johor

is a tropical haven situated on the island of Pulau Besar, Johor. The island is formally known as Pulau Babi Besar and has been gazette a marine park. Surrounded by crystal clear water, fine white sandy beaches and colourful coral reefs of the island, the resort is a haven for snorkelers.

Pulau Besar is part of an island chain, giving access to D’coconut Island Resort visitors to the nearby beautiful islands of Pulau Mensirip, Pulau Hujung, Pulau Rawa and Pulau Harimau, as well as Pulau Tengah where the Swedish reality TV show Expedition Robinson was filmed. The resort also allows enthusiastic divers access to the nearby Jahat Aut, Sakit Mata, Mata Tikus and Rawa Island dive sites.

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Contact Johor Tourism

Aras 3 – 24,
Pusat Penerangan Pelancongan Negeri Johor (JOTIC),
No 2, Jalan Ayer Molek,
80000 Johor Bahru,
Telephone: +607-2241432 / +607-2249960/ +607-2234935