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China
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Resort has comfortable accommodation with beautiful view and warmly service. Everything would been arranged well by them. I will thank you so much to all staff for their hard work. I will pleasure to recommand this resort to all of my friends.

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Regensburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually only stayed there because I have always wanted to dive Sipadan and that resort got voted to be the best place to stay around the area. And that was totally true! We got a great Water Villa a with a view to die for! As the whole resort is built on a Sandbank you've got the crystal clear...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok here it comes: I pride myself (maybe unjustly so) to be educated and raised in a way that respects nature and people. Yet the latter is very very hard to do if you visit a beautiful place like this. There are sea turtles playing outside your bedroom and starfish as far as the eye can see - yet humans...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago

The good - This place is beautiful, constructed in the middle of the ocean. Diving is fun, service is superb and dive leaders are knowledgeable. The villa, which are all contructed on the water, offer great view and good privacy. The bad - All villas do not have air - condition so visiting the place in summer in this part...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this resort 6 months ahead of the trip as we hear this resort is fully booked 1 month prior. We stayed for 2 nights and the package includes airport transfer and all meals during the stay. Each hut are en-suites but has no tv or air con. Instead it has a deck at the back with endless sea...

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Thank Purplefantast
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at the resort. We booked 5 months ahead as the resort is easily fully booked. The accommodation package includes airport transfer and all meals. There is not much to do apart from snorkeling/diving and waiting for meal time. All Cottages are ensuite studio rooms and a deck at the back with beautiful sea views. No Air...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 23 March 2017

It is very far away from everywhere but a perfect place to dive. You can make most beautiful dives of your life and never forget. You can dive all the time you want and you can make unlimited dives in the price. Even not scuba just snorkeling is amazing too. It is just middle of the sea and there is...

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Thank denizsoylu
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We came to Kapalai for the famous diving spot Sipadan. I enjoyed diving a lot here coz you can rest on the land. As I have serious sea sickness, it's a very nice arrangement. The underwater life was amazing. We have bought a video from them, a professional underwater video capturing our dives. You can ask the photographer to capture...

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1Thank puikwancarolw
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 March 2017

the room is large n comfortable staffs are friendly n willing to help diving facilities are well equipped n the dive guide are professional the food is tasty with Asian n Western dishes will come again for both diving n leisure

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a very special experience to stay in Kapalai for 6 days. You have nowhere to go but staying in this area. 4 dives a day, 2 days to dive in Sipadan island, purely dive, eat, sleep experience during your stay. The entire buildings are built on the water, the ocean is your balcony. Seawater is right below your...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A few minutes by boat from the islands of Sipadan and Mabul but a full world away from it lays the exhilarating Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort, sitting on its sturdy stilts on the shallow sandbanks of Ligitan Reefs. Planned and built in full style as an airy, comfortable, sunny water village with no land in sight, it boasts a mile-long sandbank of powdery white sand where one can suntan at complete leisure while gazing out to the miles of brilliant turquoise stretching into the horizon offering the purest image of natural serenity. Dive spots Sipadan and Mabul can be reached in just a few minutes by speedboat. Sipadan-Kapalai is an ideal destination for diver and non-diver alike seeking a great holiday experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort

Address: Kapalai, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Sipadan
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
Also Known As:
Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan
Sipadan Kapalai Island Hotel
Hotel Sipadan Kapalai Island
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