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Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort

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TB212, Jalan Bunga, Fajar Complex, Pulau Sipadan 91000, Malaysia
Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Mataking for 5 nights, and had 3 dives a day included in my package, two days of which I spent at the infamous Sipadan (make sure you book this in advance. A must do for all divers, but the reef diving is decent around the island as well). A surprising amount of guests didn't dive so the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on the island as a couple, back in August 2013 and were very impressed by the dive centre and its professionalism, the spa and the conservation project for Hawksbill and Green turtles. The main reason for our visit to the area was the Sipadan scuba diving, after climbing Mount Kinabalu and spending sometimes in the jungle by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right here, you have everything that you can imagine in a beautiful island. Beach, sunshine, turtles, fishes, and most importantly you will see a lot nice staffs in restaurant, bar and dive centre. Just enjoying it with your families.

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Comyinslr, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our resort. We are greatly appreciate your comments. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future. =) With much appreciation, The Management Team More 

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12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here to celebrate my fiancee 40th birthday. Combined with really beautiful diving in Sipadan. From the time we booked this place, Mr. Zen was already really helpful. He arranged the diving permits for two days diving in Sipadan (you need permit to dive in Sipadan - only 150 divers per day allowed), looked into our flight in and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Mataking island is such a gorgeous place. I'm not a diver but went snorkelling every day, it was like swimming in an aquarium and unspoiled with a huge variety of fish and turtles to see - no dirty boats in sight! It's not a party island, again another reason we loved it but the food there was delicious. It was... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear amy_parsons, We are greatly appreciate your comments. Mataking is still as precious as always and a phenomenal island to visit. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our better resort as repeater. ;) With Much Appreciation, The Management Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Ma Dajing! Here we had an enthusiastic reception, reception staff on the island who plays guitar, sings of the Ma Dajing welcomes you as I like a song, unfortunately I only listen to it again, I don't think I can go back to my friends to listen to this song! But I can write unique lyrics, welcome to motors in... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our resort. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We are greatly appreciate your comments. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

It's a amazing island, person so nice. Lot's of fish and turtles ,sky is very blue,Sunshine is so hot.Good service,room is so clean,so like beach chapter.I love it so much,and I will be back!:) It's a amazing island, person so nice. Lot's of fish and turtles ,sky is very blue,Sunshine is so hot.Good service,room is so clean,so like beach chapter.I... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our resort. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We are greatly appreciate your comments. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is the most beautiful place where I have been to! I have posted it on we hat , and some of my friends already asked me how to get there and they planed to go. And I also plan to here next year~ I love the long beach. And I can enjoy the sunrise and sunset. Also the food... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our resort. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We are greatly appreciate your comments. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

It's a real amazing place,for the room ,view ,food,sever,snokling, all great! We have a great 3day2night in mataking.all the straff are kindly to every guset. U can find a lot of activities on the mataking island .such as fishing,snorkeling,kayak,also the SPA is great, it can help u to relex and have a great sleep.If u fishing the fish which u... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our resort. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We are greatly appreciate your comments. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

it's so beautiful here,i like the house,the people,the food,the sea, the view,all.it's the place u must stay at least once in your life.i want to stay here for a month,but i have to go now,feel so sad.

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our resort. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We are greatly appreciate your comments. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future.... More 

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