Tekek is the largest village of Pulau Tioman, located along a 3km coastal stretch at the island's central west between Paya and Ayer Batang. Essentially its capital and progressively being developed into a proper town, Tekek has basic modern infrastructure, including a bank, clinic, air strip, marina and jetty complex. It is also the gateway to Juara by overland transfer and a hub for duty-free shopping.
Visitors staying at Tekek have a wide range of hotels to choose from, including the largest Berjaya Tioman Resort that occupies the southern portion of the village. Tekek also has the largest concentration of dive centers, with most offering full board accommodation. Tourist attractions in the area include the Marine Park while restaurants and hawker stalls are widely available.