Sipadan Water Village
Sipadan Water Village is built entirely on wooden stilts and connected to Mabul's shores through a long pier. These cottage-like accommodations are linked by wooden walkways decorated with ornamental flowers, giving off a sense of class and relaxation to those passing by. Besides the decorations, guests can also enjoy the view of the marine life underneath the water village from the comfort of their balconies.
Sipadan Water Village is the only accommodation in Mabul that offers more than one type of accommodation for the visitors to choose from depending on their budget and comfort requirement. The Grand Deluxe chalet includes a open-air jacuzzi/spa pool for guests who are willing to spend more for relaxation and comfort.
Similar to Pulau Kapalai, Pulau Mabul is also a diving area and widely known for its macro diving activities. Ghost, Pipefish, Mandarinfish, Flamboyant Cuttlefish and an numerous species of nudibranchs can be found in the holes of the rubble. Mabul beach dives are free of charge, divers can visit some of the nearby diving spots if they feel that the main boat dives are not enough.More Info
Voted the world's best beach dive site and one of the world’s top night dive site award in 1993 by the influential consumer based In-depth Dive Magazine, an incredible number of divers have continuously been drawn to scuba diving holidays in Sipadan. This list of hand-picked dive packages offers the best of scuba diving in Sipadan.
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- Passport expiry date (most countries require at least six months prior to the expiry date)
- Visa requirements
- Travel Insurance (make sure coverage for Scuba Diving is included)
- Medical status (Visit your doctor if you are unsure)