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Layang Layang Island Resort

Layang Layang 88005, Malaysia
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Layang Layang Island Resort Sdn Bhd is an exclusive resort that dominates the Layang Layang island - an oceanic atoll of Spratly Islands situated approximately 300km northwest of Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia. Fondly known as "The Jewel of the Borneo Banks", it is truly a diver's paradise. As many as 14 coral reefs have formed here, creating a breathtaking underwater scenery. The dive sites are well known for the intriguing hammerhead sharks and pygmy seahorses among other rare creatures. An hour's flight north of Kota Kinabalu, the island on which Layang Layang Island Resort Sdn Bhd nestled lies in 2,000m of ocean and due partly to the depth, this atoll has become famous for sightings of large pelagic species and for wall diving. Layang Layang Island Resort Sdn Bhd is the only resort on the island besides a Royal Malaysia Navy base. The resort, designed to look like the traditional Long House comprises 86 cosy rooms, restaurant and bar, outdoor swimming pool, Dive Center with certified diving instructors and a variety of diving courses among other facilities for modern comforts. Come for the exclusive and intriguing diving experience at this remote destination out of the world, where rare and uncommon underwater creature awaits you!
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I was a return visitor to Layang Layang having been last year and giving the resort a five star rave review but am certainly unable to repeat such a positive review this year So let's start with the positives The Staff are absolutely fantastic and will greet you every morning
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Response from Lawrence L, General Manager at Layang Layang Island Resort
Responded 31 May 2017
Dear James, Thank you for your feedback. We apologize for running out of beer as there was a delay in our supply. I have taken note of your comments and regret that the ineptitude behaviour towards guest by our manager. We value your support for returning to Layang Layang and will address this matter immediately to avoid such recurrence. We will constantly improve ourselves to better enhance the experience of our guest and once again please accept our sincere apologies. Thank you.
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This is the best diving trip i have been on. Our instructors, Roy and Amanda, are very attentive and friendly. The resort is very clean and spacious. The food quality and services are quite high. Most of the dive sites are unique. You will seldom find it bored. Thumbs up for
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Response from Lawrence L, General Manager at Layang Layang Island Resort
Responded 22 May 2017
Thank you for your feedback and i am glad to hear you have enjoyed yourself. Hope to see you again. Regards LLee
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The remote & unique resort is an absolute paradise for divers. Though a bit old but has all the basic things for a comfy stay -- clean & comfy bed, fully functioning bathroom, nice F&B, and superb staff . DMs & boatman are very experienced with safety in mind, helpful in every
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The accommodation, food, diving and staff are very, very good. Spent 7 days on the island during April 2017 which translated into 19 dives, 5 of those with close encounters with large schools of hammerheads. Another couple of dives we saw large schools from a distance. Also
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This is a place for divers who wanna look for school of hammers. Pros: 1. Good customer service from all staff. 2. Clean and spacious room. Daily housekeeping. 3. Dive equipment in good condition 4. Love the horizon here due to the calm lagoon. 5. The place is properly
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Response from Lawrence L, Manager at Layang Layang Island Resort
Responded 1 May 2017
Dear Sir, Thank you for your feedback and we have taken note of your comments especially on food. This matter has been highlighted with our chef and we will make improvements on this. We have already refurbished the rooms with new linens, mattresses and the bathroom has all been refurbished. Meanwhile we will continue to make improvements. Thank you for diving with us.
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Dear Zeal, For convenience please email us and we will get back to your enquiry via your direct email. Thank you.
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Hi! Usually it is from 25-45 meters and basically it is when you find thermoclines as like to be at such temperature. Please do email us at our reservation email and my reservation team will revert back to you on the rates and information. Thank you.
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Do you have free wi-fi ?
Dear Sir, Yes we do have free Wi-Fi at the lounge area only. Thank you. From, Avillion Layang Layang
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Dear Nichette, 1. Our season is from Feb to August. 2. Yes we can arrange all airport transfer. Please do email us your enquiry and booking to res@ layanglayang. com Looking forward to hear from you. Thank you.
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"Ask for Deluxe room if you want a bit more comfort and quiet."
"All very close to the pool, dining and diving."
"Room 1102 and 1101 were very close to the diveshop and pool!"
"The deluxe room is worth the extra money. Good internet by sitting on the table closest to the main reception desk"
"You are here for the diving - enjoy it."
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