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| Mabul Island, Semporna, Malaysia
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Spheredivers Homestay & Scuba Diving
Ranked #1 of 5 Semporna B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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KL, Malaysia
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220 reviews 220 reviews
44 hotel reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Looking on a whim for somewhere to dive over a busy bank holiday weekend at less than cut-throat prices, I managed to find Spheredivers on a Sipadan diving website. One cool 10-minute convo later with their agent, Benjamin, on the KL-side, I had the invoice in my inbox, a room booked and the promise that a car would be waiting... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

just back from mabul..stayed for 7d6n on 12th-18th feb 2014..8pax in the group (5divers +3nondivers)..we had a great time..basic amenities but still adequate for us..the food was good..u can buy some fresh fish/crab from local ppl (bajau) and ask them(spheredivers) to cook it for u.. no electricity during the day but thats not a problem for us bcoz who wants... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

- 5 people of us - Best view of sunset - "Luar setinggan, dalam kondo" - Limit to about 10 to 15 rooms. (quite privacy) - Sporting crew @ diving instructor (Azhar, Raja, Stanley, Hadi) - Fun local crew (Anthon, Alex, Basir) - Best spot for diving. - Cool Holiday.

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Cairns, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

A truly authentic experience. My single room had a lovely little window and view. The bathroom facilities were adequate for the number of guests and the dive set up with showers, gear storage etc was very good. Staff were friendly and obliging and tried hard to accommodate me even though I was not on a dive package. The 3 meals... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Just came back from a 4 days/3 nighst stay at Spheredivers Homestay on Mabul Island in June 2013 with my wife and it was just fantastic! This is our 1st time diving in Mabul.The homestay were just basic but very nice and all the comfort required, the food was good, the staff was very friendly, the diving was amazing and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

I was here 'accidentally' during a snorkeling daytrip with Sphere Diver boatman last Friday. It was raining heavily by the time we arrived Mabul & Stanley was generous enough to offer us a temporary shelter under his humble lodge. My son decided to take DSD crash course & so we stay. Luckily for us, the place wasn't overcrowded with people... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012 via mobile

This homestay is located on the beautiful island mabul, which is a malaysian island mainly inhabited by (illegal) imigrants from the philipines. Stanyley, the owner, is a chinese malaysian, who runs besides the homestay a charity school for the many children on the island who are due to their lack of proper documents precluded from attending the official school. Guests... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

I've stayed at many of the other resorts around Sipadan (Kapalai/ SMART) but never a home stay in this area. I didn't expect very much and was pleasantly surprised by the relaxing and homely feel to the place. I spent 4 days there with another person from Australia, we did 8 dives. What I enjoyed most about Spheredivers: the friendly... More

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Hong Kong, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Karaoke till midnight nearby ! Pray before dawn !! = Noisy = Restless = Not Relax = Not enjoy. Extremely tiny room for three. Thin mattress on wooden strip bed, don't turn around while sleeping. Course without training. Instructor not even try to solve your problem. Diving all by your talent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I was trying very hard to contact Spheredivers Homestay before I came. Luckily I could make it come true at the very last minute, so I have spent a wonderful time with Spheredivers for 6 days and finished my AOW course. Friendly staff and delicious food, professional diving services with care and unforgettable seaview. What more could I ask for?

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Address: | Mabul Island, Semporna, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Semporna
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Spheredivers Homestay And Scuba Diving
Spheredivers Homestay & Scuba Diving Hotel Sabah

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