Don´t book the absolutley overpriced backpackers lodge. The crew in the Hotel is very nice and they have a lovley pool with nice game. But that´s all unfortunatly, the Chinese Manager is a mess, she regulates everything and try´s to rip off everybody. The rooms are absolutly overpriced for that value. You don´t have walls and you hear everything from the other rooms, the towels are old and dirty...Bathroom is connected with the other bathroom so you know hear exacty what kind of "job" they are doing. During the day they switch off the electricity!!!! until 5pm. You have always the same food, and the taste is a mess.
If you book the snorkling package they drop you at one spot for the whole day and than they bring you back.
If you book the diving package it´s a good value ad, but the problem is the Chinese Dive Instructor, because he fails more than 50%, that happened when we have been there. Never heared something like that before!!!
They don´t spend the money to bring you to the spot where you see the big game.
There are a lot of good resorts around where you see the big fish in nature and not only in your pool.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Singamata Adventures and Reef Resort was established in 2007. Built over a beautiful coral reef, the resort offers both tranquility and adventure. It provides an ideal base, not only to divers and snorkelers but to anyone seeking an affordable and relaxing haven to unwind and escape from everyday stress. Being an authorized Padi 5-star resort, we are ideally equipped to offer a wide range of courses catering to different needs and budgets. Our experienced Padi instructors can help you achieve your goals. The resort offers three different room styles, all with ocean views. Plus, we have a a large buffet-style restaurant. We are the ideal choice not only for families and groups, but also for couples, backpackers and lone travellers. Our objective is to provide an excellent getaway… either on one of our brand new speedboats offering daily island trips for snorkeling and diving, or just a tranquil place to read a book on one of secluded sun-decks. We have great diving right off the site, plus we have a sea aquarium with some really large fish that you can swim around or even dive with. We also have free wi-fi for those wanting to stay in touch with the rest of the world, or perhaps show off your beautiful surroundings to envious work colleagues on facebook! Singamata Adventures and Reef Resort – an ideal retreat for divers, snorkelers, families and friends. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Singamata Adventures Semporna Hotel Semporna