The tiny island of PULAU RAWA, just 16km (a thirty-minute boat ride) from Mersing, holds a glorious stretch of fine, sugary-sanded beach. The only sure way to get there is by resort-owned speedboat, booked in advance, but if you’re lucky then the Tioman-bound ferry might make a stop (on request).

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