Borneo Divers Mabul ResortCelebes Sea near Semporna, Malaysia
One of the most established dive resorts in Sabah, Borneo Divers Mabul Resort is a great pick for divers, non-divers and families thanks to the wide range of activities offered top-side and underwater. Located on the breezy island of Mabul, the resort offers some 30 units of semi-detached rooms with private verandahs. Wake up to the surroundings of the azure Celebes Sea and powdery stretch of beach at your doorstep.
Your chances of diving at Sipadan Island Borneo Divers Mabul Resort has 14 Sipadan Island permits available each day for divers wanting to dive at Sipadan Island. With this allocation, you will get to dive at Sipadan Island with certainty at least once, if you stayed a minimum of 5 days 4 nights at this resort. You may obtain additional permits subject to availability and additional charges.
Borneo Divers Mabul House Reef – Paradise 2
The house reef, known as Paradise 2, is conveniently located in front of the resort’s jetty, allowing easy access for divers. Since establishing itself on Mabul island in 2003, the resort has taken on the role as guardians of this beautiful house reef. Together with local authorities, various reef conservation efforts have taken place including sea-grass planting, artificial coral planting and the Adopt-a-Coral program.
An astounding array of marine life can be found here, including the graceful Bamboo Shark, Frog Fish, Squat Lobster, Harlequin Shrimp, Porcelain Crabs, Moray Eels, sea turtles, various species of Leaf fish, Nudibranch and so much more.
Borneo Divers Mabul resort boasts of having the first 5-star PADI Dive Centre in Mabul. This is where you can discover scuba diving, take a diving course or simply refresh your rusty diving skills. Always bustling with activity, it is located strategically away from the chalets to ensure peace and privacy of other guests. When you are not busy exploring the spectacular dive sites found around Mabul, Kapalai and Sipadan, there are a myriad of facilities at your disposal including a swimming pool, library and TV room and recreational and sports facilities. Pamper yourself silly at the gazebo with a beach side massage, manicure or pedicure session. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at the resort’s open-air restaurant and have a sundowner or two at any of the 3 bars available here. The spacious Event Hall can hold up to 100 people at a time – perfect for conventions, meetings and parties.
Mabul is a popular pick for filming crews and underwater filming enthusiasts. Whether it’s for work or play, the resort has a professional underwater video and filming centre to assist you with your filming needs. And yes, free wireless internet broadband is available!
Rooms at Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Rooms at the Borneo Divers Mabul Resort are comfortably spacious and tastefully decorated with ethnic touches, be it a handwoven tapestry or carved lamps. In the past, there were 3 types of rooms available at Borneo Divers Mabul Resort. But now, all rooms have been upgraded to Deluxe Chalet, so there is only one type of room available.
- Twin or double bed configuration
- Private balcony overlooking the Celebes Sea
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Hot and cold shower
- Dressing table
- Coffee and tea making facilities
- Safe deposit box
- Hair dryer on request
- 16.7 sq. m (180 sq. ft.)
From BZ$1,355 per diver for 5 days 4 nights.
From BZ$1,084 per non-diver for 5 days 4 nights.
See photos of the facilities available at Borneo Divers Mabul Resort.