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The Reef Dive Resort

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 8 September 2016

What a amazing Place on the Earth. The Crew is so kind that although we never met eachother before but they already know my name. When we were snorking under the sea the fishes were around us. It is excellent to call it "PARADISE"!!So I spent all my honeymoon here.

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A perfect gateway for people from all walks of life. We came in a group of 17, most of us are divers. The dives were well planned, our equipments were properly set up and assembled for every dives. Food was excellent and the friendly service was up to my humble expectations.

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Ampang, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed and dived with the reef resort for 3d2n. Felt very safe staying here with 24 hours surveillance by army and police personnel. Very helpful and attentive dive centre staff. Highly recommend this resort!

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Thank Hzrmh
Reviewed 3 September 2016

It's my 5th trip to Mataking Resort. 2Room very clean, very spacious and comfortable. Good, plenty and variety of foods served. Besides a very well maintained garden, the beach also very near to room. For those who stay up late, can go to Gekobar for a drink and karaoke singing.

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this place The Reed Dive Resort to my diving friends and all my friends in Melaka。I stayed for just two nights and it was the best ever stay and the best memories for my holiday. Perfect sea sun and the best resort. I wish I could stay longer and I will ensure I come back again...

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome experience when arriving at Jetty...welcome by Mataking Resort staff with a big smile and welcome drinks.When we check in , it was well organised n love the ambiance of the resort.Food at the restaurant was excellent and the drinks and malay desserts was available at the dive centre.Staff was friendly. For sure my husband and I will come back...

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Thank Tengku A
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is superb resort, water was crystal clear. Staff excellent. Overall a 5 star exparience. Would be coming back here for anothef trip. One of the island I've visited in Malaysia or even Asia. A must visit paradise.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I came without any expectations but now wanting to stay a couple more nights. The dive and hotel staffs were all very friendly and accommodating to us all. We came in a group of 17 for a dive to Sipadan and all the other little Islands. A MUST COME resort for all divers!!

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Thank KamJohan
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoy...fun...Superb Dive Centre with Staff,DM,Instructur freindly and helpfull. Luv it and will come again with Family. Staff terbaik...bilik...pantai...logistic...kawasan sekeliling bersih. Kalau bernasib baik bole join lepaskan anak turtle....TERBAIKKKKK

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

3d2n dive trip with the resort. The crews really took care of us and our needs. Food was good. Awesome views of sunrise and sunset. Dont forget to walk to Mataking Kecil Island when the tide is low. Maybe, they can replace the water bottle in room would be better. Will come back for sure next time.

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Reef Dive Resort

Address: Mataking 91000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Mataking
Price Range: RM1,994 - RM2,305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Reef Dive Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan
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“If you tend to dive at a minimum of 3 dives/ day, the Deluxe Garden View Room is just right behind the Dive Center.”
 of 5 bubbles Berry_Ranger, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“King Chalet in front rows are good.”
 of 5 bubbles KarenHappuch, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“KC1-KC8 is the best”
 of 5 bubbles toppanda1986, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“do not choose the villa; go for the beach chalet!”
  • exterior of the villa. noted its on ground level and people can see through into your room/area
  • nice bathroom
  • nice backyard but is a bit too noisy to be able to relax in that area!
  • the moon chair is literally next to the toilet windows and you can literally hear everything!
 of 5 bubbles SnapperV, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms are in the middle of the island and are a lot cheaper, but no sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles Shkott, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
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