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Sea Gypsy Village Resort & Dive Base

Pulau Sibu, Mersing 86800, Malaysia
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Sea Gypsy Village Resort & Dive Base
Ranked #1 of 12 hotels in Mersing
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Family and I went recently for a short break and thoroughly enjoyed it. Beware though,unless you are Really prepared for a basic room you may have difficulty with the accommodation as it can be very warm at night with no a/c. Staff very cool and super friendly :)

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Singapore, Singapore
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117 reviews 117 reviews
34 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Sea Gypsy over Chinese New Year Holiday earlier this year. We were apprehensive before going since I hate camping and bugs. We went with a group and each drove separately. We stayed in a small bungalow and it was nice. It had a little electricity with the light switches and bathroom lighting. I agree with the reviewer... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Even with heavy bug repellent and avoiding the sand and staying in the ocean i am left with a lot of bites from sand flies. Sandfly bites are really itchy n may scar. There is no air-conditioning so it was really hot at night. We had to open the windows and use mosquito nets which worked but also prevented the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We set our expectations quite low because it seems wherever we go we are surrounded by screaming kids and crap service. But we were genuinely impressed with this place, it's exactly as advertised. Very clean and the staff are very friendly and helpful. There were a few kids but we have no idea where they went during the day because... More

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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Great place for chilling and getting away from day to day life. No internet no cars. They offer children services, although not all day and definitely aimed at the older children. Lots of expat families go which crestes a bit of a 'unique' environment, will suit some, but not everyone. A nice 'front of house' gentleman called Hilman puts a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Just came back from what was a great weekend at Sea Gypsy until a police check point spoiled the trip. Overall, was impressed by the quality of the resort and thought it was much better than near by more expensive resorts. Food and staff were solid. They could have better beach chair options. Boat drivers seem experienced and know the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

From the moment the boat pulled up to the beach and our kids were carried to the beach, I knew they would love this place and they did. We were with friends with kids and all enjoyed it but keep in mind this is basic accommodation. Little wooden huts but perfect. The simplicity is something I have missed in SE... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My Fiancée and myself went to Sea Gypsy with her parents. We all had a fantastic stay and were treated like royalty. The rooms are rustic but modern with excellent bathrooms. All rooms have mosquito nets, though we saw very few mosquito due to regular fogging. The staff were incredibly well trained and well mannered and would do anything for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This was our third visit to Sea Gypsy and it lived up to our memories from previous visits. My wife and I both had the same euphoric feeling when the speedboat carrying us from Mersing came around the headland and we got our view of the resort nestling in amongst the trees just behind the beach. Our cabin was clean... More

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17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights at the family chalet. Upon arrival, we were greeted by the staff and were served with complimentary drinks while the staff carried our luggage to our chalet. My son went crazy when he saw that there's a playground right in front of our chalet. If that wasn't enough, the chalet is facing the beach... More

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Address: Pulau Sibu, Mersing 86800, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Johor > Mersing District > Mersing
Also Known As:
Sea Gypsy Village Resort And Dive Base
Sea Gypsy Village Resort & Dive Base Hotel Mersing
Sea Gypsy Village Mersing
Sea Gypsy Village Resort & Dive Base Mersing, Malaysia - Johor

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Easy access form Singapore or Johor Bahru Airport with our own non stop direct airport transfers. Complete relaxation on an undeveloped island within a Marine Park. Delicious food, fully stocked bar which never closes for drinkers, amazingly beautiful safe almost private beach. Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Excursions, Nasty Activities, Sailing, Paddle Skiing, Boogie Boarding, Games, Beach Volleyball, and freshly baked Scones every afternoon! Special rates for kids up to 17 years of age. ... more   less 
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