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Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort

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Kapalai, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Singapore, Singapore
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Room are huge, peaceful and clean. I've been there for scuba diving. Diving center is very well organized and staff is great. Actually all of the staff is great. I find the food also nice. I am looking forward to go there again. Great hotel for scuba divers. I highly recommend this hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

First of all it was the shear professionalism what surprised me. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The dive centre.... it has been a long time ago I have experienced such a professional outfit. They cater to all your needs even, in my case, you are there with a young family. The dive staff is truly amazing. Would recommend... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Sipadan is an unique and incredible place. Diving there is one of the most Beautiful things I've ever done, is just like a dream. Notice that diving in sipadan is different that around Kapalai and other places, and if you book for 4 days/3 nights you will only go once to Sipadan. We got the room 53, which was newer... More 

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