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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.

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  • Sipadan Water Village Resort Rates

    Sipadan Water Village Resort Rates 2010 - 2011

  • Length of Trip Grand Deluxe Chalet Deluxe Chalet Standard Chalet Total Dives
    4 Days / 3 Nights S$1,299 S$1,169 S$1,039 8++
    5 Days / 4 Nights S$1,659 S$1,499 S$1,339 11++
    6 Days / 5 Nights S$2,019 S$1,829 S$1,639 14++
    7 Days / 6 Nights S$2,379 S$2,159 S$1,939 17++
    8 Days / 7 Nights S$2,739 S$2,489 S$2,239 20++
    9 Days / 8 Nights S$3,099 S$2,819 S$2,539 23++
    10 Days / 9 Nights S$3,459 S$3,149 S$2,839 26++

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    All prices stated above are applicable to Singaporeans, Malaysians, Singapore/Malaysia Permanent Residents, Singapore/Malaysia Employment Pass Holders. For other nationalities, please contact Dive Asia Now for more details.

    Dive Asia Now reserves the right to adjust the prices listed due to currency fluctuations, government action or amendments to itineraries and air/land/sea transfer timetables. View detailed Terms & Conditions.

    All prices stated in the table above are in Singapore Dollars, unless otherwise stated. They are based on Twin Sharing and Full Board Accommodation. For more details of the available packages, please visit the Sipadan Dive Packages section.

    Reserve Your Space with Only a 30% Deposit and Pay the Balance 60 Days Prior to Departure

  • Additional Charges

    Flight Transfers, Equipment Rental and Marine Park fees are not included in the above prices and shall be paid for upon arrival.

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    Equipment rental is generally S$45 per day for a full set of equipment, depending on availability. Sipadan National Park fees are approximately US$13.00 per day. PADI diving courses, and alcoholic beverages can be paid for at the resort. Guided Sunset (mandarin fish mating) and guided night dives are available upon request if you have 50 logged dives with at least one night dive.

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    Air Transfers

    The following table lists down the flights arrival at Tawau. For the air transfers' rates between Tawau and the country of origin, you may visit http://www.wego.com/ and check out the list of flights available and their respective rates.

    Tawau arrival flights
    Malaysia Airlines, MH2121, 07.00-07.45 hrs from Kota Kinabalu
    Air Asia, AK5152, 07.20-10.05 hrs from Kuala Lumpur
    Malaysia Airlines, MH 3093, 10:15-10:55 hrs from Sandakan
    Malaysia Airlines, MH 2660, 08:20-11:10 hrs from Kuala Lumpur
    Air Asia, AK 6122, 12.20-13.10 hrs from Kota Kinabalu
    Malaysia Airlines, MH2137, 13.15-14.00 hrs from Kota Kinabalu
    Air Asia, AK 6153, 12.00-14.30 hrs from Singapore
    *NOTE: You will have to wait at Tawau Airport for the transfer if your flight arrives to Tawau less than 1 hour before the next flight. Boat departures from Semporna to Resort are at 09:30, 13:00 and 16:30 hrs. Diving on arrival day is only possible if you arrive to the resort on 09:30 hrs boat schedule. Please be ready at Seafest hotel’s lobby at least 30 minutes before the scheduled boat departure if you transfer to Semporna overland from Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan or Lahad Datu.
    Tawau departure flights
    Air Asia,AK5153, 10.30-13.15 hrs to Kuala Lumpur
    Malaysia Airlines, MH3092, 11.15-11.55 hrs to Sandakan
    Malaysia Airlines, MH2661, 11.50-14.30 hrs to Kuala Lumpur
    Air Asia, AK 6123, 13.35-14.25 hrs to Kota Kinabalu
    Malaysia Airlines, MH2134, 14.40-15.25 hrs to Kota Kinabalu
    Air Asia, AK6127, 16.40-17.30 hrs to Kota kinabalu
    Air Asia, AK2665, 17.50-20.30 hrs to Kuala Lumpur
    Air Asia, AK5155, 18.00-21.00 hrs to Kuala Lumpur
    Air Asia, AK5157, 21.10-23.55 hrs to Kuala Lumpur
    Air Asia, AK6116, 21.35-22.25 hrs to Kota Kinabalu
    Malaysia Airlines, MH2148, 21.40-22.25 hrs to Kota Kinabalu

    Land Transfers

    Inclusive in all diver and non-diver package with any of the Sipadan Resorts.

    Sea Transfers

    Inclusive in all diver and non-diver package with any of the Sipadan Resorts.

    Transit Accommodation

    For guests arriving at Tawau after 14:00hrs, they will have to stay for one night at Tawau or Semporna before transferring into Mabul Island early next morning. There are several accommodations to choose from in Tawau and Semporna. The most commonly used accommodation would be Heritage Hotel, Promenade Hotel and Marco Polo Hotel at Tawau and Seafest Hotel at Semporna.

    For divers departing from Sipadan, 24hrs surface interval is strongly recommended. The surface interval period can be spend either in Tawau or Semporna to keep the accommodation cost low and reduce the traveling time to the airport during the departure day.

    Diving Rates

    Activity Rates
    1 Night Dive S$25.00 per diver per dive for guided dives.
    PADI Open Water Referral S$350.00 for 4 Open Water Dives over 2 days of diving.
    PADI Open Water Course S$800.00 for Theory Session, Confined Pool Session, 5 Open Water Dives with Certification. Rates are subject to changes. Contact Dive Asia Now to actual rate.
    PADI Advanced Open Water Course S$350.00 for 5 Advanced Open Water Dives with Certification. Rates are subject to changes. Contact Dive Asia Now to actual rate.

    Equipment Rental Rates

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  • Sipadan Water Village Information

    Sipadan Water Village Dive Resort

    Located in Pulau Mabul, Sipadan Water Village is built enitrely 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.

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    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.

    Pulau Mabul is located 15 minutes from Pulau Sipadan and about an hour from Semporna by boat ride.

  • Sipadan Water Village Resort Layout

    Sipadan Water Village Layout

  • Sipadan Water Village Rooms

    45 exquisitely decorated chalet style rooms sitting only 1 meter above the sea, each with spacious and wide sliding doors that open onto the room's private deck overlooking the tranquil waters of the Celebes Sea greets the guest of Sipadan Water Village dive resort.

    Four (4) type of chalets available are namely the Junior Chalet (6 x 552 sq. ft - 2 twin beds), Standard Chalet (33 x 714 sq. ft. - twin or double bed), Deluxe Chalet (2 x (1,068 sq. ft. - king size bed) and Grand Deluxe Chalet (4 x 1,508 sq. ft - 2 queen size beds).

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    Each Chalet Features all the Comforts of Home:

    • Ceiling fan
    • Private bathroom with hot water shower
    • Bath (Deluxe & Grand Deluxe only)
    • Toiletries, towels & hairdryer
    • Sliding doors opening on to a private balcony
    • Mini bar fridge with free drinking water
    • Tea & coffee making facilities
    • Sofa, desk and chairs
    • Dressing table and mirror
    • Reading lights
    • Wardrobe
    • Fire extinguishers
    • The Grand Deluxe Chalet also has a balcony jacuzzi - spa bath.

    The Deluxe and Grand Deluxe Chalets are outstanding it you want the ultimate in comfort and space, ideal for a family or a honeymoon. The best value for the money, would be the Standard Chalets. The Standard Chalets are the size of a small condominium and extremely well done. For the best sea views and the newest accommodation request the Sipadan Wing, if available.

  • Junior Chalet 

    Sipadan Water Village Dive Resort Junior Chalet accommodation
    • 2 Single-size Beds or 1 King-size Bed
    • Bedside Lamps
    • Balcony with Sea or Island view
    • Tea and Coffee making machine
    • Private Bathroom (with hot water)
    • Baisc Toiletries
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Mini Bar
    • Wardrobe
    • 220V Electrical Power Points
  • Standard Chalet 

    Sipadan Water Village Dive Resort Standard Chalet accommodation
    • 2 Single-size Beds or Super Single-size Beds
    • Bedside Lamps
    • Balcony with Sea or Island view
    • Tea and Coffee making machine
    • Private Bathroom (with hot water)
    • Basic Toiletries with Hairdryer
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Mini Bar
    • Wardrobe
    • 220V Electrical Power Points
  • Deluxe Chalet 

    Sipadan Water Village Dive Resort Deluxe Chalet accommodation
    • 1 King-size Bed
    • Bedside Lamps
    • Balcony with Sea or Island view
    • Tea and Coffee making machine
    • Private Bathroom with Bathtub (with hot water)
    • Basic Toiletries with Hairdryer
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Mini Bar
    • Wardrobe
    • 220V Electrical Power Points
  • Grand Deluxe Chalet 

    Sipadan Water Village Dive Resort Grand Deluxe Chalet accommodation
    • 2 Queen-size Beds
    • Bedside Lamps
    • Balcony with Sea or Island view
    • Tea and Coffee making machine
    • Private Bathroom with Bathtub (with hot water)
    • Open Air Spa Pool / Jacuzzi
    • Basic Toiletries with Hairdryer
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Mini Bar
    • Wardrobe
    • 220V Electrical Power Points
  • Meals Inclusive 

    Sipadan Water Village Dive Resort Food

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are served in buffet style in the large circular open air restaurant of Sipadan Water Village. Guests can have their meals while enjoying the gentle sea breeze passing through the open air environment.

    The restaurant serves a variety of local and continental cuisine. Special request such as vegetarian food can be requested beforehand.

  • Sipadan Water Village Reviews

    Sipadan Water Village Reviews
  • "Paradise at the end of the Earth... The over-water bungalows are breath taking. Ideal for couples on a honeymoon or another romatic getaway. " - Steve

    "The service was great. The dive center was very professional and attentive. Even though most people were there for diving, the staff still looked out for the few non-divers ensuring that our experience is not compromised." - Anonymous

    "The hospitality of the staff made us feel at home. The dive-masters, boatmen, restaurant/reception/housekeeping workers were all wonderful. On top of that, the setting on the ocean with beautiful sunrises and sunsets is breathtaking.

    I haven't even mentioned Sipadan diving which is out of this world and the muck diving in Mabul and Kapalai are fascinating. This is a scuba diver's paradise." - Hendy

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