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Sea Gypsy Village Resort & Dive Base

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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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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been here twice in the last couple of months and enjoyed our stay both times but not so sure we'll be back. It really is paradise, the island is remote and the cabins are just by the beach, we feel asleep to the waves crashing onto the sand and looked out to a dark sky full of stars.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Because of many recommendations in the internet and from other families we decided to spend a week family vacation on Pulau Sibu / Sea Gipsy. The Resort is very basic but nice and the overall cleanliness of the facilities is also ok. The staff is friendly; food is delicious - a relaxing getaway. Once you walk along the beach this... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely set up. Enjoyed the space, beach and sea. The day to day staff were fantastic - special mention to the South African girl behind the bar who was delightful. Impressed by the care taken over the look of the site. Advice? Beer mats (cold beer glasses in hot weather = drips), more comfy loungers, better medical kits and training... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been in the region for the last 8 years travelling here and there and I can say: This resort is only fine, clearly not above average and therefore the price is way too expensive for what you get.... (Especially when you know the prices in Malaysia!) My review: - Rooms are "ok". I have to admit bed was... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We spent a weekend there while on holiday in Singapore. The trip to and from Sibu went very smoothly. Lodgings are comfortable and food is plentiful. Good choice of cocktails, wines, ... Everything you'd want for a relaxing/romantic getaway. Staff is very friendly and helpful. It s probably the resort's policy to be this friendly, but it is genuine and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

As we are from Western Australia, it was the first time for us to SG resort. Found it wonderful, totally unspoilt, laid back with very friendly helpful staff. Food was fantastic. Truly a georgeous few days of relaxation.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Our family travelling with friends from Singapore to Sibu. Expect extra charges for two pick ups within the same mini bus. Boat ride ok with the necessary life vests for adults and kids. At the resort you are welcomed with free drinks and the Happy song by W Farey. We found out later that the song was played each time... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We travelled here just for the weekend, from Singapore. We did not dive, but we went on the "Sunset Island Cruise" which was fun. They take you in a boat to a small deserted island and make a bonfire. It is a bit expensive--RM50pp, plus you have to buy your drinks to take. (Maybe they could include one drink/beer). Anyways,... More 

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Singapore
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We visited here with a group of friends for the weekend and had a great time. It is a rustic getaway and a great place to relax away from the craziness of modern life. The huts are very basic but clean and there is no hot water or air com but the fans are good and keep you cool at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We took 4 kids to the Sea Gypsy in July, aged 1,4,11 and 13. I am quite savvy at planning trips so I was doing a lot of research about buses out of Singapore etc but the owner offered to arrange all our transport to and from Singapore airport and back again including a trip to LEGOLAND on the way... More 

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