1) Short travel distance via boat transfer from jetty
2) Upon arrival, welcome by warm and friendly staffs by the beach to help us down from boat
3) they will send you direct to your room first, let u settled down rather than send you to proceed for registration, payment for chk in etc
4) our 'hut/room' is simply amazing and well maintained!
5) Foods - do not expect buffet here, they serve you by course! (Feeling wow!)
6) Payment for foods is upon check out, they will jott down what you've ordered.
7) Massage - usually you expecting sky high price at island resort but here is reasonable plus it's semi outdoor! (must try!)
To take note:
1) bathroom is semi- open, w/o heater and hair dryer
2) bathroom light is quite dim
3) hut is w/o proper door , only with canvas as door
4) this is a rocky beach resort instead of sandy beach
5) not much activities/props for children here
6) wifi only available at main hall but reception is very poor
7) no air con, only ceiling fans but it's OK cos of the design, it's quite good air ventilation- back to nature!
*all above we can accept as we are coming here to relax and unwind, just to share some insights so that you can be well prepared prior coming here..
- 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
- Also Known As:
- Rimba Hotel Johor Bahru