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Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort

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Kapalai, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort is absolutely paradise on Earth. As a group of four, we sadly only spent one week there, with every member of our group not happy to say goodbye. First of all, the diving was excellent, with dive masters and dive staff who were extremely knowledgeable and welcoming. The general consensus in our group and amongst the other divers... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have not been to a spot like this before. It is in every way very unique and such a great experience to have. But you have to pay a pretty penny for it. We spent three nights here and from the pickup at our hotel to the drop off at the airport at the end - it was very... More 

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Gympie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing. We spent 4 glorious days/3 nights in this superb resort and loved every minute. The staff were very warm, energetic, friendly and helpful. The resort is extremely well organised and the dive team are brilliant. We dived at Sipadan and it lived up to our high expectations. Snorkelling at the resort was also enjoyable and entertaining... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Despite the negativity news surrounding the area, I m glad to have taken this trip. Diving was excellent, beautiful views from above n under the water, good service from the diving team n hotel staff! Keep up the good work n see you again next time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I visited Kapalai some 8 years ago, and was so taken by the beauty of the place. "Flawless," "serene" and "immaculate" would have been the keywords that sprang to mind. It really felt like the last corner of the Garden of Eden. Read my report and don't think for one moment I feel this place sucks. I'm just laying it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful place to spent ! Lying on a lazy chair viewing the blue sea with cold air blowing to my face , how could it be any better? Great staff nice food ! However here offer a free tRip to Mabul island.it was a waste of time, the guide will just walk infront with us following him , he never... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

An overall amazing experience with the abundance of sights and sea creatures. An approximately 40 minutes boat ride from Semporna, we were greeted by a sea turtle at the jetty. Immediately our spirits lifted and everyone was in awe having spotted a turtle even before we got off the boat! Our non-air-conditioned chalet was clean and had all the necessary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Such a great experienced in kapalai. Very spacious accomodation, truly amazing moment with natures. All staff are very friendly and helpful. I find that food served are good and variety. Barbeque scheduled every wednesday &saturday and seafood are fresh. All of my kids enjoyed snorkelling around the resort and diving center are well organised. Malaysia truly asia!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We had a great time here visiting beautiful dive sites and relaxing in our villa on stilts. Would recommend to any keen diver. Was a bit of a mission getting there by plane/taxi/bus & boat but totally worth it :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We booked in Kapalai for our honeymoon for 5d4n for diver package. Both me and my husband are experienced divers. So we have seen quite a bit of places. I will try to keep the review short, hope it will be helpful. Resort: very nice resort over shallow water, spacious private chalets with amazing views, cristal clear light blue waters,... More 

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