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Borneo Divers Mabul Resort

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Located in the East Coast of Sabah, just off the coastline of Mabul Island, Borneo Divers Mabul Resort is passionate in showcasing the best of Borneo’s beautiful and lush marine life to the world. Mabul is arguably one of the richest single destinations for exotic small marine life anywhere in the world. The reef is on the edge of the continental shelf and the seabed surrounding the reef slopes out to a depth of 25 to 30m.
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Mabul Island, Pulau Sipadan Malaysia
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Tawau Airport83 km
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Having stayed 4D3N (Non-Divers package) at Borneo Divers Resort, the whole experience was easily one of the best holidays I've ever had in my life! Nothing I've experienced compares to discovering the breathtakingly colourful underwater world around Sipadan, Mabul and Kapalai,
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Response from BorneoDivers, Manager at Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Sarahyonglh, Thank you so much for taking time to review our facilities and services. It is a pleasure for us to make our guest to have a memorable experience staying with us. We will definitely share this good review with our team member especially Yusuff. We’d love to continue providing great service to awesome guest like you. Thank you and we look forward to welcome you and your love one again. Warm Regards,
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Really a great place where to stay to relax and dive to Sipadan. The resort itself is very beautiful, charming and clean, big rooms with air condition and great buffet food. Beautiful garden and a pool and beach bar area where to relax after a day diving. The staff is really
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Response from BorneoDivers, Public Relations Manager at Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Responded 14 Jan 2019
Dear thestansbiesuk, Greetings from Borneo Divers Mabul Resort! Thank you so much for taking time to review our facilities and services. It is a pleasure for us to make our guest to have a memorable experience staying with us. We will definitely share this good review with our team member. We’d love to continue providing great service to awesome guest like you. Thank you and we look forward to welcome you and your love one again. Warm Regards,
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1. We had excellent dive guides who more often than not under-promise and over-delivers. I dropped my knife once during entry and Villey actually went down to retrieve it for me :) Thank you so much Villey! 2. Rooms are very clean and comfortable... fancy for a dive resort!
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Response from BorneoDivers, Public Relations Manager at Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Responded 03 Jan 2019
Dear Maylin T, Greetings from Borneo Divers! Thank you so much for taking time to review our facilities and services. We are so happy that you enjoyed diving with us and also compliments on all that Borneo Divers can offer. It is a pleasure for us to make our guest to have a memorable experience staying with us. We will definitely share this good review with our team member. We’d love to continue providing great service to awesome guest like you. Thank you and we look forward to welcome you and your love one again. Warm Regards,
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We stayed for 5D4N from 10-14th December. Overall experience was excellent. I would like to thanks Mail, Villey, Willy and Ucop and Al the captain for the superb trips. We visited Sipadan twice on Day 1 and Day 2, in fact regretted that we didnt grab the chance to go to
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Response from BorneoDivers, Guest Relations Manager at Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Responded 17 Dec 2018
Dear Zulnaem, Greetings from Borneo Divers Mabul Resort! Thank you so much for taking time to review our facilities and services. We are so happy that you enjoyed Sipadan dive and also all that Borneo Divers can offer. It is a pleasure for us to make our guest to have a memorable experience staying with us. We will definitely share this good review with our team member especially Mail, Villey, Willy and Ucop and Al the captain. We’d love to continue providing great service to awesome guest like you. Thank you and we look forward to welcome you and your love one again. Warm Regards,
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A great place to stay for the diving around Mabul Island which is consistently good and Sipadan which is really outstanding and worth the trip just for the one day that you are allowed. The rooms are sizeable and clean and the staff went out of their way to make sure we got
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Response from BorneoDivers, Manager at Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Responded 15 Nov 2018
Dear Jamesmac37, Thank you so much for choosing Borneo Divers Mabul Resort! We truly appreciate your time to review us and glad to read you well written feedback and support to our resort. Your Grandson is indeed adorable and we are happy to know that our guest is happy and satisfied. Our team look forward to welcome you and your beloved ones again in the near future. Warm regards,
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I recently visited Mabul Divers and they do offer the Advanced Open Water course - not sure how much it costs but the OW was very reasonable and not many other participants so you get personalised attention. Great place to dive.
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Hi. Would it be possible to dive in sipadan from 15th to 18th august? Also do you do diving courses?
Hi there, 1 day Sipadan permit is only applicable for 5days 4 nights package. yes we do have a range of PADI diving course.
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We are pleased to offer our rate and information of Borneo Divers Mabul Resort package as follows which is valid until 31 Mac 2019:- Published Rates (Minimum 2 persons) 3 Days 2 Nights Package= RM 1,918.60 per diver / RM 1,537.00 per non diver 4 Days 3 Nights Package = RM 2,713.60 per diver / RM 2,173.00 per non diver 5 Days 4 Nights Package = RM 3,442.60 per diver / RM 2,764.20 per non diver Extra Night = RM 848.00 per diver / RM 678.40 per non diver *In compliance with the newly implementation of tourism tax from 1 September 2017, our resort will start collecting this tourism tax from our in-house guests from the 1st January 2018 at the resort upon arrival or departure. The charge will be a flat rate of RM10 per night per room applicable to Non Malaysians only. Sample of 5Days/4Nights dive package as below (if you check in with the 1000am boat transfer in): Day 1 = Boat transfer in at 1000am. Two guided house reef dives after lunch. Day 2/3/4 = 3 boat dives around Mabul/Kapalai (2 days) / 4 boat dives around Sipadan (1 day). Day 5 = No diving. In order to follow the no diving 24 hours before flying, please book your flight after 1500pm. *Total guided dives are around 12 dives. Package price is inclusive of the below: - Returned ground transfer from Tawau airport to Semporna jetty based on scheduled transfers. - Returned boat transfer from Semporna jetty to BDSS Mabul Resort based on schedule transfers. - Fullboard meals (3 meals daily with lights snacks and free flow of coffee/tea and cordial juices except carbonated drinks, liquor and beer). - Based on twin sharing basis semi-detached chalet room accommodation at BDSS Mabul Resort with air-conditioning, attached bathroom with hot water shower. - 6% GST, Semporna jetty fee and 1 day Sipadan permit (for 5Days/4Nights package). - Diver package is inclusive of 3 boat dives a day with divemaster and unlimited shore dives without guide at our Mabul house reef except on arrival and departure days. There will be no diving on check out day. Tanks, weights and weight belt are provided. Diving is subjected to our dive schedules and regulations from our dive centre. * EXCLUDE diving equipment rental. - Non Divers can do snorkelling at our jetty or can follow diving boat out for boat snorkelling (except for arrival/departure day). Note: • Single supplement/room is subjected to a 50% surcharge from the whole package. • Children below 12 years old are to pay 50% of the non diver package rate (Must share or occupy same room with parents). • Guest can only take Diver or Non Diver package and no combining package is allowed. • Single traveler is subjected to pay single room supplement of 50% surcharge from the whole package and has to follow our scheduled boat transfer with other guests. If not, there will be an additional charge of ranging between RM159.00 for land transfer per way (Tawau Aiport-Semporna jetty or Semporna jetty-Tawau Airport) and RM636.00 per way (Semporna-Mabul or Mabul-Semporna) for boat transfer. • Certified divers who is on a Non Diver package that wish to dive with us in the resort are required to pay RM127.20 per dive regardless of boat (has to follow existing diving boat schedule) or shore dives and is not inclusive of the dive equipment rental. • Prices are subjected to change without further notice.
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5 Days 4 Nights Package @ RM 3,442.60 per diver / RM 2,764.20 per non diver Extra Night @ RM 848.00 per diver / RM 678.40 per non diver. *In compliance with the newly implementation of tourism tax from 1 September 2017, our resort will start collecting this tourism tax from our in-house guests from the 1st January 2018 at the resort upon arrival or departure. The charge will be a flat rate of RM10 per night per room applicable to Non Malaysians only. Sample of 5Days/4Nights dive package as below (if you check in with the 1000am boat transfer in): Day 1 = Boat transfer in at 1000am. Two guided house reef dives after lunch. Day 2/3/4 = 3 boat dives around Mabul/Kapalai (2 days) / 4 boat dives around Sipadan (1 day). Day 5 = No diving. In order to follow the no diving 24 hours before flying, please book your flight after 1500pm. *Total guided dives are around 12 dives. Package price is inclusive of the below: - Returned ground transfer from Tawau airport to Semporna jetty based on scheduled transfers. - Returned boat transfer from Semporna jetty to BDSS Mabul Resort based on schedule transfers. - Fullboard meals (3 meals daily with lights snacks and free flow of coffee/tea and cordial juices except carbonated drinks, liquor and beer). - Based on twin sharing basis semi-detached chalet room accommodation at BDSS Mabul Resort with air-conditioning, attached bathroom with hot water shower. - 6% GST, Semporna jetty fee and 1 day Sipadan permit (for 5Days/4Nights package). - Diver package is inclusive of 3 boat dives a day with divemaster and unlimited shore dives without guide at our Mabul house reef except on arrival and departure days. There will be no diving on check out day. Tanks, weights and weight belt are provided. Diving is subjected to our dive schedules and regulations from our dive centre. * EXCLUDE diving equipment rental.
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can you snorkel off the beach at Mabul Island - if so is it nice .
Yes, you can snorkel at our house reef which is by our jetty. You can also follow the dive boats out to snorkel at any dive site expect for Sipadan.
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PRICE RANGE
US$387 - US$902 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
borneo divers mabul island hotel pulau sipadan
LOCATION
MalaysiaSabahSemporna DistrictPulau Sipadan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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