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Canberr
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We booked in to stay at Rimba just after it reopened for the Monsoon season. We had such a great time we didn't want to leave - the staff were incredibly friendly and attentive and our surroundings were paradise. We had such a relaxing holiday and can't wait to come back again.

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Singapore
Reviewed 4 April 2016

A wonderful 4 night stay on the island with my daughter and brother. The staff were amazing and couldn't do enough to help us. They were brilliant with entertaining my 2 year old and even brought us dinner to the balcony when we couldn't eat in the restaurant as little one was going to bed. I was also given a...

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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our week end away from Singapore. Bungalows are minimalistic but clean and all of them are in front of the water. The beach is nice, and the staff reaaaally friendly :) We ended up paying a bit more than expected because of the too many drinks we had with friends we made in the minivan on the...

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Lausanne
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

So we wanted to escape the smoke but go somewhere a little more interesting than the typical Batam/Bintan options near Singapore. Rimba is very slightly off the beaten track but worth every minute on the road. A stunning island with an atmosphere to match you can swim, snorkel, drink & dive, (not always in that order) and to be honest...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Enjoyed a weekend at Rimba Resort with friends. The boys went diving, which was fantastic and the girls went snorkelling, which was also great! The staff greeted us with smiles and friendliness, and throughout the entire weekend, we were treated really well. Literally ALL the staff was smiley, friendly, helpful and accommodating. The dive centre was also a wonderful experience...

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

First of all this isn’t a luxurious lifestyles of the rich and famous room, but it is superb service in a laid-back atmosphere. It’s rustic, but that’s part of the appeal. I enjoyed how included in the fee is your boat ride to and fro the jetty (one less hassle). Also, the meals were really tasty and halal according to...

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Singapore
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I think Theresa G's review says it all. We too had a wonderful weekend away despite the poor weather, which I understand, was unusually bad for this time of year. The delightful Rimba staff catered to every whim and need and were excellent company providing lots of entertainment for our two girls who were unable to take advantage of all...

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Reviewed 15 February 2016

From start to end, the Rimba crew was at hand for any sort of assistance. The transfer from jetty to hotel and back via speed boat was exciting and somewhat wet. Hotel rooms were bare basic (bed, mosquito net, big bathroom with lots of space for amenities, medium water pressure from shower, foamwash in place of shampoo and bath, no...

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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Good service,good service,good service,very important so have to mention 3 times.all staff very friendly.roomsu are very clean ,nice food also.And very near from tanjung lemang jetty.At here you can relax ,snookeling ,kayak and diving.Others u can stay at bar order some drink and surfing internet ,jungle track also is a good activiti here.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 December 2015

I was skeptical initially as I was not sure if my family and I would enjoy a non-airconditioned stay; I'm glad we went. We were blessed with great weather despite the monsoon season. Everything, well almost everything except the mosquitoes which were inevitable, was great from booking to departure. They were very patient with my many emails and make sure...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only three hours from Singapore, Rimba Resort offers the perfect place to relax. Our natural bay at the northern tip of Pulau Sibu, Malaysia, offers a quiet and private setting where you can avail of great diving and snorkeling, and rejuvenate your senses.Rimba Resort offers more than two dozen dive sites, as well as the perfect training ground for beginner divers. Our dive school, Hi-Tide Divers, is what any Singapore based diver, or those who wish to become divers are looking for. Hi-Tide Divers boasts one of the most experienced instructors in the region and can cater to all your diving needs, whether it’s learning to dive at your chosen times in Singapore or at our house reef at Rimba Resort. Sitting on a Kenyan style village, Rimba Resort offers 21 charming seafront chalets all within a stone’s throw away from their 350m private beach. Because of its attractive location, Rimba Resort is the ideal place for a romantic beach wedding, team building function, corporate event, family vacation or dive holiday- the possibilities are endless. Our restaurant will exceed all expectations you may have for a small, personal resort. The bar, well there’s no other like it, and our private mini-van service from Singapore means you don’t need to drive or arrange your own transport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rimba Resort

Address: Kem Majidee, Pulau Sibu 81100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Johor > Pulau Sibu
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Rimba Hotel Johor Bahru
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“rooms near bar are noisier but closer to the bar? all rooms have sea view, furthest have 100yd walk?”
 of 5 bubbles 720barrym, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Honeymoon suite & Family Chalet are the only huts with hot bath water so pick those if having a hot bath is important.”
 of 5 bubbles bittenbytheTbugz, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you have a young family or just want peace and quiet make sure they don't give you a room near the outdoor bar.”
 of 5 bubbles Angeo39, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get the 'wedding suite' if you want hot water ;)”
 of 5 bubbles stephaneoertel, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a beach hut with a sea view. Lovely to wake up to.”
 of 5 bubbles austinbyrne007, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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