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SIPADAN SMART DIVER RESORT

The Sipadan Mabul Resort is nestled in a coconut grove on the south-east side of Mabul island overlooking the water and the world famous Sipadan Island, which is just a stone's throw away. 

 

The public buildings include a main house which is an open air pavilion where meals are taken, an air-conditioned room, called TV Room, set aside for watching satellite TV, and a huge lock-up airing shed for storing your equipment each evening.

 

The resort also has a vinyl swimming pool and separate jacuzzi, and features beachfront lawn chairs and leaf umbrellas, a great place to relax with a drink and watch the sun go down.

 

 

 
Hotel Facilities
Food & Drink  In house restaurant & bar
Internet WiFi is available
Dive Center

Fully equipped dive center
13 dive boats
Sipadan pass available
Diving courses available
Nitrox

Facilities  Swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Sun decks, Satellite TV
 

 

Travel Information

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:

 

   

 

 

Speedboat Schedule

Semporna - Resort: 10:00am, 12:30pm, 4:30pm

Resort - Semporna: 6:30am, 11:00am, 2:00pm

 

Accommodation

SMART DIVERS RESORT | STANDALONE CHALET

Sipadan-Mabul Resort comprises of 22 standalone chalets. All the chalets are built in detached type with own balcony with mosquito screen, with attached private shower/toilet and hot shower facilities, the comfort of air-conditioning, which are available for 24 hours, selected satellite TV channels, mini bar and in-room safety box.

Electrical outlet is 220 Volt AC, 50 cycles using three rectangular prongs similar to British plugs.  Electricity power supply 24 hours a day.

Smart Divers Resort

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Packages

DIVE PACKAGES:6 Days 5 Nights
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DIVE PACKAGES:7 Days 6 Nights
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DIVE PACKAGES:8 Days 7 Nights
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DIVE PACKAGES:9 Days 8 Nights
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Price Includes  Y Accommodation: Standalone chalet twin sharing basis Y Transfer between: Tawau Airport - Semporna Jetty – Sipadan-Mabul Resort - Tawau Airport by van and speedboat  Y All food and hot beverage while at the resort (excluding alcoholic, fruit juice and carbonated soft drinks) Y 3 combinations boat dives per day with divemaster either on Mabul, Kapalai or nearby Island (except on arrival and departure day) Y 1 day trip diving at Sipadan Island for 3 boat dives with divemaster (excluding permit fee @ RM 40 / USD 14 per person per day to be paid at the resort) Y Unlimited jetty diving from Mabul’s House Reef with buddy Y Tanks, weights and weight belt   Single Supplement: 50% surcharge of the above prices.
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ALL INCLUSIVE DIVING PACKAGES (TWIN SHARING)

DIVE PACKAGES PRICE/DIVER NO. OF DIVER(S) TOTAL
6 Days 5 Nights SGD 0.00
7 Days 6 Nights SGD 0.00
8 Days 7 Nights SGD 0.00
9 Days 8 Nights SGD 0.00

Price Includes 

  • Y
    Accommodation: Standalone chalet twin sharing basis
  • Y
    Transfer between: Tawau Airport - Semporna Jetty – Sipadan-Mabul Resort - Tawau Airport by van and speedboat 
  • Y
    All food and hot beverage while at the resort (excluding alcoholic, fruit juice and carbonated soft drinks)
  • Y
    3 combinations boat dives per day with divemaster either on Mabul, Kapalai or nearby Island (except on arrival and departure day)
  • Y
    1 day trip diving at Sipadan Island for 3 boat dives with divemaster (excluding permit fee @ RM 40 / USD 14 per person per day to be paid at the resort)
  • Y
    Unlimited jetty diving from Mabul’s House Reef with buddy
  • Y
    Tanks, weights and weight belt

 

Single Supplement: 50% surcharge of the above prices.

DIVING EQUIPMENT RENTAL

DIVE EQUIPMENT PRICE/DAY NO. OF UNIT(S) NO. OF DAY(S) TOTAL
BCD SGD 0.00
Regulator SGD 0.00
Mask & Snorkel SGD 0.00
Fins SGD 0.00
Booties SGD 0.00
Wetsuit SGD 0.00
Torch SGD 0.00
Dive Computer SGD 0.00

Diving

 

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. 

 

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 Island

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.  

Review

Total Reviews (3)

Dive Holidays

Dive Holidays
01 May 2015

Dive Holidays Review Score

Review score is given after compiling reviews scores from forums.

8.0

  • Value for money

  • 6

  • Room comfort

  • 8

  • Cleanliness

  • 8

  • Food and beverage

  • 8

  • Dive Guide

  • 8

  • Location

  • 10

Nigel Chia

Singapore
07 July 2015

Sipadan smart mabul resort 19 - 28 June 2015

Very comfortable and safe. Friendly staff and dive guides

9.7

  • Value for money

  • 8

  • Room comfort

  • 10

  • Cleanliness

  • 10

  • Food and beverage

  • 10

  • Dive Guide

  • 10

  • Location

  • 10

Kristine

California
25 May 2016

Pure Relaxation

First time visit.... Can't wait to return! Staff was very accommodating, Diving was the best, food was plentiful, and was very friendly. Rooms are small bungalows, private bathrooms in each bungalow. You can walk to everything in area, dive shop, beaches, family style dining area. Typical national foods served for breakfast, lunch an dinner. Very relaxing.... I hated to leave.

10.0

  • Overall

  • 10