2015
Excellent 8.2
Based on 608 reviews

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About The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort

Description

This tropical island resort, located 45 kilometers off the coast of Terengganu, is close to 30 popular dive spots. Guests will enjoy a tropical ambience that is unique to Redang Island. The location offers guests unprecedented access to a myriad of amazing natural recreation areas, including one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world, ideal for sport divers. Within close proximity of the hotel are the dive sites of Big Mount, Pulau Paku Kecil, and Boulder Dash. The hotel also features a vast selection of on-site dining choices that offer a compilation of international and authentic local dishes in a romantic ambience. The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort is the perfect property for travelers who want a tropical atmosphere, a vast selection of on-site facilities, and a myriad of recreational areas nearby.
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Features

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Transportation

  • Airport transfer

Fitness & recreation

  • Fitness center
  • Spa

Swimming & soaking

  • Swimming pool [outdoor]

Water sports

  • Private beach
  • Water sports (motorized)
  • Water sports (non-motorized)

For kids

  • Swimming pool [kids]

Food & beverage

  • Room service [24-hour]
  • Room service
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside bar

Pets

  • Pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • Laundry service

Guest services

  • Concierge

On-site facilities

  • Garden
  • Smoking area

Health and security

  • Safety deposit boxes
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Policies

Please note that public ferry transfer from Shahbandar Jetty (Kuala Terengganu) to Redang Island is at MYR55 net per adult per way and MYR25 net per child per way. The last public ferry departure to Redang Island is 2 p.m.

Private transfer is available. Kindly contact the property for more details.

Due to the monsoon season, ferry services may be cancelled by the Marine Department. Please contact the property for more details.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-3 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 3 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 98.60 MYR
Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Number of Restaurants: 2
Number of Rooms : 191
Time to Airport (Minutes): 10
Year Hotel Built: 1996
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2012
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  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.6
  • Facilities 7.8
  • Location 9.0
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.7
  • Service 8.2
  • Value for Money 7.4
  • Food/Dining 7.3
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Lucas S. from United Kingdom
Families with older children
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016
Beautiful hotel and idyllic location
Great rooms, good luxury but what they charged for the speedboat charter from the mainland is daylight robbery.
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Gregory B. from United States
Couples
Stayed 3 nights in July 2016
service was very disappointing
great location... but if you want great service steer clear of this resort. it is very overpriced considering the level of service that they provide drinks are always very very very slow coming.... waiters in restaurants are completely clueless .... they don't refresh minibar or toiletries unless you call and request... The list goes on and on.... seriously if you are going to spend this kind of money this place is a rip off
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Sally M. from United Kingdom
Families with older children
Stayed 5 nights in August 2016
Lovely hotel in great location but...
Lovely hotel in great location. We had a great time but for the first two nights the service was not good, not sure if the manager came back after that but suddenly everything improved. Disappointed that in a 4/5 star hotel our washbasin would have a huge crack accross it, there was an unpleasant smell in the lower rooms(hillside) people's food was left out in the corridor after room service for days. Caught the ferry from Merang jetty where we left our car and were taken back to a different jetty and then had an hours minibus ride back to our car, without the hotel even informing us before we left. All in all we had a good time...the dive school was fantastic. The sea and beach beautiful and the food good but can't score it an excellent after having all these issues.
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Laura J. from Germany
Groups
Stayed 5 nights in July 2016
More like 3.5 that 5 stars
Was there with a friend and we both thought that 3.5 or 4 stars would be more fitting for this hotel. Everything is nice enough, but the service (especially at the restaurant/beach bar) was very slow and the food was overpriced and only mediocre. Luckily there are other lunch and dinner options in the village right outside the hotel. Our room was nice, but the view was pretty bad. The beach is the best thing about this hotel, it is a private beach with white sand, clear and shallow water, and if you rent (or bring) snorkeling gear you can swim to the beautiful house reef right next to the beach. If you swim in the other direction you might even see turtles (or book a snorkeling tour and have the guide bait the turtles with food)!
Reviewed August 06, 2016

Lim Y. from Malaysia
Couples
Stayed 2 nights in July 2016
Disappointed- Birthday celebration + 2.5 years anniversary celebrations
Truly dissapointed. Everything generally was good with our stay. Just one things that not satisfied is we not able to try Taaras Romantic Spa for Couple Package due to fully booking. We had made special request during our reservations with hotel that we are celebrating our anniversary and birthday celebrations and we do send emails to hotel reservations a week before our stays but did not get any replied and since Taaras is 5 stars luxury hotel so we are expected there should be have some special decorations with hotel rooms and our reservations with spa had been made, but truly disappointed that there is no special arrangements and we not able to try the Couple Spa Package.
Reviewed August 01, 2016

Franck B. from France
Couples
Stayed 4 nights in July 2016
Activities
For snorkeling, English level of personal is missing as well as explanations about fishes and other sea life
Reviewed August 01, 2016

Rezaul C. from Bangladesh
Families with young children
Stayed 3 nights in July 2016
good
good
Reviewed July 27, 2016

kazumasa T. from Malaysia
Couples
Stayed one night in July 2016
beautiful beach
Staffs are very friendly. The beach is quite beautiful with clear water and small fishes. The room is comfortable. In my opinion, it is the better that bathtub and toilet are separated.
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Jonathan G. from Singapore
Couples
Stayed 4 nights in September 2015
Not the best
Hotel was average, but clean. Food was overpriced, accidentally got served undercooked fish at one point as well. The beach and sea was the highlight of the resort. Strange to see the duty manager/ GM always smoking at one table looking at guests.
Reviewed July 26, 2016

AKITA R. from Japan
Families with young children
Stayed 4 nights in July 2016
Quiet and peaceful place!
Very good service! Special thanks to the manager for upgrading our room to Garden Suite. Nice room with spacious and luxurious bathroom and two separated rooms (living room and bedroom divided by door). Note that the garden "deluxe" and garden "suites" are very different in size and comfort (and price). (Also, Garden deluxe rooms do not have bathtubs, so if you prefer a bathtub, make sure to select rooms other than garden deluxe.) The resort itself is very quiet with no loud music compared to typical resorts in Thailand. The food at the restaurants is not bad, in terms of price and taste. We felt that the restaurants outside are cheap but not that tasty.
Reviewed July 25, 2016



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