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    Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort

    Kapalai, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
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    • Excellent66%
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    • Average5%
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    1 - 5 of 380 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is a SCUBA DIVE (snorkel) location ONLY. This is NOT a honeymoon destination. The location is incredible and worth seeing and experiencing for 1 or 2 nights only! The dive center is excellent (equipment & staff were top) The resort itself - the rooms...More

    Thank NALondon
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    First of all, If your are a diver (does not matter which level) you must come to kapalai... this is the best but the best dive site of the world. I have travelled for 38 hours to get there and İt really worthed it, even...More

    Thank Kasikci
    Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

    The resort is overcrowded with chinese families shouting. There are long queues for lunch and dinner. Chinese jump from the jetty and scare every fish away, feet splash, smoke, stand on the corals and there is trash everywhere. Very far from a dream destination.

    4  Thank Ruijika
    Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

    I am still at Kapalai resort while I am writing this review and I wild I had never come. The place is beautiful although not as pristine as Lankayan, it has a gorgeous turquoise blue water. The renewed Villas are nice even though it takes...More

    9  Thank RYOKOSURU
    Reviewed August 3, 2017

    From the Semporna Jetty, it took us approximately 45 mins boat ride to arrive at this absolutely beautiful water village – Kapalai Dive Resort. The chalets are comfortably set up with all the basic amenities. It has no airconditioning, but it is airy with a...More

    1  Thank WorldGlutton
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • 60
    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • Semporna District >
    • Pulau Sipadan
    • Also Known As
    • Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan ,
    • Sipadan Kapalai Island Hotel ,
    • Hotel Sipadan Kapalai Island
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    Autumn K
    June 23, 2017|
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    Response from EdwinHsu | Reviewed this property |
    It's pretty windy since you simply sleep in an open structure built on the surface of the ocean. About dealing with the mosquitos, they prepared Spray in each room, I didn't encounter any attack during my stay so just left... More
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    umameen
    June 3, 2017|
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    Response from gbrown1234 | Reviewed this property |
    Fly to Tawau airport and the resort provides transportation from there if you arrive early in the day. If you arrive Tawau late in the day, you must overnight in Tawau prior to pick up by the resort. Accommodations in... More
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    hkng367
    April 6, 2017|
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    Response from umameen |
    Its tropical weather so no big difference in temperature just avoid the rainy season
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    Room Tips
    "Only stay here if you are scuba diving and don't mind canteen style food"
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    "New Villas (there are only 10) so its on a first-come-first serve basis (no res. Requests)"
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    "don't take Room 8 as there is a "department" they called outside the room, quite smelly and..."
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    "Room 1~10 with sunset view, room 51~61 with sunrise view"
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