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Sea Gypsy Village Resort & Dive Base

Certificate of Excellence
| Pulau Sibu, Mersing 86800, Malaysia
Sea Gypsy Village Resort & Dive Base
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely weekend. the driver picked us up in Singapore. One of the seat belts was not working so it took the driver another driver to point out that he could pull down another seat for him to use (he was not that bright). He drove very dangerously for the rest of the way but when finally got... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in Johor, a trip to Sibu was too good to miss. We had heard good things of the resort and weren't disappointed. All the staff were friendly, the food was excellent and plentiful. The sea crossing as very rough and we arrived a little damp!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to go with young kids. They can freely run around and have supervised activities. This makes vacation for parent worry free and relaxing. Excursions are offered and not overpriced. We used bug spray and their special sand fly spray and both kids did not encounter any bites. The rest of the island outside the ressort has a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Living in Singapore, I first stayed at Sea Gypsy Resort way back in the year 2000 (I was part of the wheelbarrow "taxi" crew that some of the longer-term staff may remember). Over the years since then, I've been back countless times coming there first with friends, then a fiancée, then wife (same person), and most recently our 3 young... More 

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Corunna, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family stayed at Sea Gypsy for a long weekend in May 2015. (My wife and I with our three children ages 5, 3 and 1) It was a great experience. The food - especially breakfast and dinner were top-not AMAZING!. They have an early dinner for the children and children activities for the evening so parents can have a... More 

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sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at Sea Gypsy many times over the years, have always had a wonderful time and have never been disappointed. I am surprised at some of the comments regarding the cleanliness of the beach. I know the staff clean the beach in front of the resort everyday more than once a day. Its unreasonable to expect Sea Gypsy... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Short boat trip to our destination. A wonderful view from the sea, a golden sandy beach and staff welcoming us off the boat. Very helpful staff, happy smiling faces and eager to be of assistance. After a brief explanation of the resort we went to find our beach 'hut'. Ceiling fan (no AC), a mosquito net, basic cold shower and... More 

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Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a large resort style place that is going for the eco-tourism/beach shack market. It runs its own boat transfer service from the jetty on the mainland to Sibu which works pretty well. The resort is set on a large sandy beach which looks very nice. I did not notice any beach rubbish that some reviewers have mentioned. We... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I would do this vacation again so long as I was with older kids and was prepared for "nice" camping (glamping?). Instead, my vacation at sea gypsy was exhausting and uncomfortable. The biggest challenge was keeping my infant, 4 yr old and 5 yr old from turning our cabin into a giant sand pit as the beach was right outside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Very peaceful & simply beautiful... Staff are very friendly & helpful. Enjoyed my stay very much... I got the village rite in front of the beach, amazing... Beautiful sunset & the sound of waves just, perfect... The food was not bad either, but if you are a big eater, better ask for more portion... Lol

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