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Paddleboarding in Paradise

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Paddleboarding as a recreational exercise has been gaining a lot of traction in both the surfing community and the general world of watersports for some years now. One of the main draws of paddleboarding is its easy learning curve, with beginners becoming comfortable in as little as an hour of training. In addition, because it's all about technique rather than raw strength, paddleboarding is equally popular with men, women, as well as with kids.

Tioman Paddleboarding - stunning sceneries galore
Tioman Paddleboarding - stunning
sceneries galore

Once the paddleboarder has found his or her range and balance has become intuitive and proactive, as opposed to reactive, paddleboarding is the ultimate watersport activity. Paddleboarding is not only great for your body, but for your mind too and the reason is that paddleboarding is usually done in a natural and relaxing environment, such as the sea or a lake or, for that matter, any body of water.

Heading out for a Tioman Paddleboarding session
Heading out for a Tioman
Paddleboarding session

If you feel like getting some low-impact all-body exercise, whilst enjoying being out at sea, nothing beats a tranquil session on a paddleboard. It just so happens that Tioman has dozens of locations, near and far, to choose from if you're looking for a solid paddle work-out, followed by a gorgeous Bounty beach setting as your reward. Not only will you love the obliques and arm/shoulder muscle pump, but you'll be instantly smitten by our awesome Bounty-island scenery too.

Getting the Paddleboarding basics down before venturing out
Getting the Paddleboarding
basics down before venturing out

In fact, once you're out there with your friends, at sea, with nothing but a few inches of buoyancy separating you from the calm turquoise water below, lapping at your feet, you'll be hooked by the sense of freedom and space. The feeling is part electrifying buzz and part ultimate serenity. And the distant almost hypnotic din from the immense wall of Tioman's green mountain jungle backdrop just adds to this unforgettable experience. Stand up paddling off Tioman is an absolute bucket list entry, a must-do.

Paddleboarding Tioman - feeling free, feeling awesome
Paddleboarding Tioman
feeling free, feeling awesome

Those feeling particularly intrepid can paddleboard from Kampung Tekek to Coral Island, a good couple of clicks or so, certainly doable for most paddleboard regulars, especially since the waters around Tioman tend to be fairly flat and friendly. And don't be surprised if a few playful bottle-nosed dolphins poke their heads through the water surface to take a closer look at you, because Tioman is home to quite a few ever-curious pods of dolphins.

Tioman Paddleboarding, exploring blue wide yonder
Tioman Paddleboarding, exploring
the blue wide yonder

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