Mabul Water Bungalow, Sipadan
Mabul Water Bungalow is a 4-Star floating dive-resort situated at Mabul Island overlooking the world-known Sipadan Island which is 15-minutes away by speedboat.
Sixteen unit entirely built over water with stilts offer sheer comfort. Each bungalow exquisitely furnished with contemporary decor, equipped with remote control air-conditioner, ceiling fan, private bathroom-hot/cold shower and toilet, spacious private balcony offer panoramic vistas of blue sea, colour TV with satellite channels, mini bar, in-room safety box and free wireless internet access.
|Food & Drink||In house restaurant|
|Internet||Internet is available|
Fully equipped dive center
Sipadan pass available
Diving courses available
|Services||Massage, manicure & padicure|
You will need to fly from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau (45 minutes) and then take a 90 minutes land transfer to the coastal fishing town of Semporna. From here you will be transfered to Mabul Resort by a speed boat.
Below are some of the the airlines that fly to Tawau via Kuala Lumpur or Kota Kinabalu:
Semporna - Resort: 10:00am, 12:30pm, 4:30pm
Resort - Semporna: 6:30am, 11:00am, 2:00pm
Diving Holiday in Sipadan
Sipadan has been a very popular diving destination among Malaysian and also foreign divers. Divers from all over the world travel to Sipadan for the amazing underwater world. Most dive resorts are based in Mabul Island which is about 20 minutes away from Sipadan Island.
Located off the east coast of Sabah, the island’s ecosystem houses thousands of species of fish, hundreds of species of corals, and a great many other animals like Bumphead parrotfish, barracuda, reef sharks, as well as green and hawksbill turtles. No diver would discuss diving holidays in Malaysia without mentioning Sipadan Island.
Sipadan was made popular by Jacques Cousteau in 1989 after spending 3 months diving around the island conducting its research. Ever since, it has made its way into 1 of the top diving destination in the world.
Diving Season: All year round
Best time to visit: February – December
Visibility: 20 – 60m
Diving Behavior: Drift diving
Mabul has gain international recognition as one of the best macro dive destination. With limited visibility and sandy bottoms, unusual little critters fill the bottom of the sea. Blue ringed octopus, mimic octopus, flamboyant cuttlefish; mantis shrimps are some of the many exotic marine life found here. An artificial reef is also to be found along the east side of the island.
Diving Season: All year round
Best time to visit: April – October
Visibility: 5 – 15m
Smart Divers Resort Unlimited Jetty Diving
The UNLIMITED JETTY DIVING mentioned in the inclusion are dives from Mabul’s House Reef and includes night diving (without divemaster and boat). Tanks, weights and weight belt are provided; all other equipment must be brought by the diver or rented. These dives must be arranged in advance.
We have daily boat going to the dive sites, which is about 15 to 30 minutes boat ride. Dive sites and diving schedule will be arranged at the discretion of the resort management. All diving at Sipadan Island is subject to entry permit approval.
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01 May 2015
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