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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!
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
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
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.
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
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 ...Moreisland 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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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
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 will have lunch there before your final dive. It is absolutely worth every second of the trip there and back!!!
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
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 buffet line.
i would suggest double checking on your every meal and if you find anything suspicious you can ask for something else. I was there on a gluten-free restriction, I survived, and had fun to the max :)