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    The Reef Dive Resort

    Mataking 91000, Malaysia
    011 60 89-770 022
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    Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

    After more than three months of travelling in SEA, we decided to spoil ourselves on our last destination...and we couldn't have picked a better spot! When we arrived at the jetty, we were greeted with a friendly smile and a cool drink. The beach was...More

    1  Thank hannekebisseling
    Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

    I stayed in this resort with some friends from my dive group. We all enjoyed our stay there. We had great diving. The island was beautiful with white sands and clear lagoon. The dive school staff are very professional. The Manager, Jenny was exceptionally helpful....More

    1  Thank Thappe14
    Reviewed 8 December 2016

    This dive resort is a hidden treasure. Situated about 90min by fast boat from the north east of Sabah leaving from the tiny port of Semporna. Throughout our stay in the middle of November, the water was a balmy 30 deg C. Wild life were...More

    2  Thank Annie F
    Reviewed 30 November 2016

    We've just spent ten days on this beautiful island. It's a magical place if you are a diver, but there is nothing to do except snorkeling and sunbathing. We missed a fitness center, but that is under construction and will be ready in a few...More

    3  Thank ninnsod
    Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

    They weren't lying when they described it as paradise. The little cluster of islands just off Semporna jetty really are a must if you are visiting the Sabah region in Malaysia. We had the pleasure of staying on Mataking Island. The crew picked us up...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$ 500 - US$ 526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 49
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • Mataking
    • Also Known As
    • Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan
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    Sonya E
    4 November 2017|
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    Response from ChrisKurtGabel | Reviewed this property |
    The trip was bumpy on the way there and you will be accompanied by soldiers for protection as they had some issues a couple of years ago. We got three dives in easily and it was well worth it. Sipidan has a beach and you... More
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    8 August 2017|
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    Response from UndiscoveredWorld | Reviewed this property |
    I only used the Wi-Fi that was provided at the resort. Be warned though, it's slow.
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    19 January 2017|
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    Response from Berry_Ranger | Reviewed this property |
    if you have any food restriction, you may inform this upon reservation then make clear with the restaurant staff again on arrival. the chef can prepare one special dish for you then have a look what you could have from the... More
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    "Ask for renovated rooms. Garden View Nos 1 - 8 are closest to the dive center."
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    "Villas are facing west and is near to reception, restaurant, jetty and dive centre"
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