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The Reef Dive Resort

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Mataking 91000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

mataking reef dive resort is so beautiful.room is clean and tidy.people here are very kind.we are in honeymoon,they set our room so sweet.and give us a speacial dinner.the sea here is very clear.you can sea the fish with your eyes!

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Sipadan had been on my “must dive” list for 20+ years so when the opportunity arose to get there, I dived at it. The Mataking resort looked like one of the few suitable quality options in the area. Booking by email was easy enough, but...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Pros: Room are clean, wide and well organized The staff are friendly and always trying to help the view is awesome everywhere and at anytime the dive sites there are good and you can go to "Sipadan" from there by speed boat the dive center...More

Thank Ahmed E
Reviewed 1 May 2018

very nice staff and very good facilities, great place for escape and relief, very good option for honeymoon and new couples. not too much activities for kids, easy dive site for underwater lovers. I LOVE IT.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

When you pay the kind of prices this resort charges (£500+/night) you expect a certain level of service and standards. Unfortunately we encountered a number of things during our 3 days stay on the island that fell far short of the service i had anticipated...More

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The Reef Dive Resort at Mataking Island is an exclusive romantic & diving destination in the Celebes Sea, located just 40 minutes boat ride from Semporna, East Coast of Sabah in Malaysia. It is a promised ...More island with majestic treasures, natural warmth and friendship for holiday makers, spa lovers, honeymooners and divers alike. Whether it is a retreat for yourself or exciting undersea exploration, you’ll find Mataking the perfect choice.The resort is caressed by the tropical sea breeze. Our executive king chalets, premier deluxe rooms and brand new luxurious beach villas designed in traditional architecture offering simply elegant and exquisite accommodation for up to 100 guests in a serene and cozy environment. Enjoy Malaysian and International cuisine with an enticing spread of fresh local seafood or relish the weekend barbecued favorites at our sea facing restaurant. Less
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Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel class
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Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from ChrisKurtGabel | Reviewed this property |
The trip was bumpy on the way there and you will be accompanied by soldiers for protection as they had some issues a couple of years ago. We got three dives in easily and it was well worth it. Sipidan has a beach and you... More
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I only used the Wi-Fi that was provided at the resort. Be warned though, it's slow.
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Response from Berry_Ranger | Reviewed this property |
if you have any food restriction, you may inform this upon reservation then make clear with the restaurant staff again on arrival. the chef can prepare one special dish for you then have a look what you could have from the... More
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"Beach Chalets were the best, however do not go here - not worth it"