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Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort

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A few minutes by boat from the islands of Sipadan and Mabul but a full world away from it lays the exhilarating Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort, sitting on its sturdy stilts on the shallow sandbanks of Ligitan Reefs. Planned and built in full style as an airy, comfortable, sunny water village with no land in sight, it boasts a mile-long sandbank of powdery white sand where one can suntan at complete leisure while gazing out to the miles of brilliant turquoise stretching into the horizon offering the purest image of natural serenity. Dive spots Sipadan and Mabul can be reached in just a few minutes by speedboat. Sipadan-Kapalai is an ideal destination for diver and non-diver alike seeking a great holiday experience.
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Kapalai, Pulau Sipadan Malaysia
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Tawau Airport89 km
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Diving’s GREAT! We saw jack and bum head storm over the over gain. You get to see over 30 turtles in one dive at Sipadan. The giant grouper at Mabu is at least over 100kg - very impressive. Kapalai has built a new restaurant and is much bigger and prettier than before.
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The resort is well managed and well maintained. Our rooms are cleaned daily with drinking water replenished. The staff very helpful and friendly. Top notch service from the dive centre, from our guides to the boatman. I guess we were a bit spoilt to have your equipment carried
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This is an idealic holiday/dive destination, with its pristine waters, almost all day meals, and picturesque scenery anywhere you take it, you should make a visit at least once. Most who have been, will likely want to return back again! Management of the place is profesionally
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Had a 4D3N diving holiday with them. Heavenly beautiful, above and below. Nice & friendly staff, excellent service. Security is good with armed forces stationed at the resort. Beautiful, windy and spacious water chalet, turtles, barracuda, rays swimming pass below you.
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Booked through dive-the-world for convenience, but had to re-request my choice of room after we arrived - would recommend room #52 or higher as these are furthest away from the restaurant (i.e. the noisy guests) and are most recently built. No aircon, but the breeze from the
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It depends on peak or off-peak season. You may enquire directly to Ms Feltricia Ann Sakong at +600143786390
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Buffet style. Breakfast the usual - eggs, bread, etc. Lunchtime- it depends. Typical Malaysian food - rice, chicken, veg, etc. Same with dinner but once a week they serve barbecued food. Sorry no pictures.
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Yes you can book it through their website through the booking form. Their website has the gold PSR logo with the palm tree. However the booking may be processed by their assigned local agency who will contact you via email.
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I went with 3 others in off-peak season and stayed for 8 nights so what we paid can't be used as a guideline. It cost about MYR 1,041 per pax per night.
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"The best rooms for divers are 18, 19 and 20 (near the diving)"
"The newer rooms are of higher quality although further away from the dinning hall"
"Water Bungalows are the best rooms to choose from"
"Only stay here if you are scuba diving and don't mind canteen style food"
"New Villas (there are only 10) so its on a first-come-first serve basis (no res. Requests)"
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MalaysiaSabahSemporna DistrictPulau Sipadan
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