Pulau Tioman belongs to the state of Pahang. A lot of people including Malaysians always mistaken that this island belongs to Johor due to the gateway jetty is in Mersing. Mersing is located in the state of Johor.
Pulau Tioman : (Tioman Island) is the largest in the a group of 64 volcanic islands which includes Pulau Sei Buat, Pulau Sembilang, Pulau Tulai , Pulau Chebeh , Pulau Labas and Pulau Renggis is located 80km northwest off Peninsular Malaysia's east coast.According to a local folklore this ialand is the resting place of a fabled dragon princess who had turned herself into an island in the South China Sea and become truly one of the most beatiful islands in the region.
Blessed with milies and miles of soft white sand, swaying palms , wild flowers growing in vivid profusion and cool waterfalls cascading down green slopes, Pulau Tioman is an adventurer's paradise for quite retreats, trekking, sunbathing and sea sports.
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|The Resting Place of a Beautiful Dragon Princess|
According to legend, Tioman Island is the resting place of a beautiful dragon princess, Whilst flying from China to visit her prince in Singapore, this beautiful maiden stopped to seek solace in the crystal-clear waters of the South China Sea. Enraptured by the charms of the place, she decided to discontinue her journey. By taking the form of an island, she pledged to offer shelter and comfort to passing travellers.