We stayed at Rimba resort for a long weekend whilst visiting my father in Singapore. The brief was to find somewhere that the kids and us could live in paradise for 3 days, with an authentic vibe, a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of 'wild' activities for the kids. Rimba resort was all this and so much more. We stayed in the family chalet which was wonderfully spacious and rustic (without forgoing the luxuries we all like such as bathrooms, really comfortable beds a kettle and fridge!) even with 5 of us in it. The food was delicious and the main bar and chill-out area was fantastic. But it was the staff and their friendly, but not imposing, manner and their excellent attitude with the children that completely won us over. They provided a fabulous afternoon activity, the Conservation Club, which was not only great fun for our boys but educational too and a far cry from the usual kids clubs that repeat the same dull formula. My boys would wake at 7.30am most mornings, throw their trunks on and explore with the friends they'd made at the resort until they fell into bed at 10pm. Not once did I feel they were not safe or bored. In essence, the most wonderful holiday for us all and we look forward to coming back in the autumn. Thank you to the wonderful team there, we look forward to our next visit already.
- 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