Pom Pom Island Resort

Sabah

 

PHOTOS © PING ANCHORAGE

 

RATE PER PERSON (RM) valid  till 31st March 2015

  Hexa/Garden Villa Beach Villa Water Villa
2D1N RM 1089.00 nett RM 1188.00 nett RM 1295.00 nett
3D2N RM 1655.00 nett RM 1865.00 nett RM 2070.00 nett
4D3N RM 2230.00 nett RM 2538.00 nett RM 2845.00 nett
5D4N RM 2799.00 nett RM 3215.00 nett RM 3628.00 nett
Extension Night RM   540.00 nett RM  630.00 nett RM   720.00 nett

* Surcharge of RM 105.00 per person per night on :
24th, 25th, 31 Dec 2013 | 01 Jan 2014
24th, 25th, 31 Dec 2014 | 01 Jan 2015

 

* Package inclusive :
* Accommodation for twin or triple or quad sharing basis with attached bathroom
* Breakfast, lunch, dinner
* Coffee, tea and juices are served all day in the restaurant
   (except alcohol or carbonated soft drink)
* Return land and sea transfer from Tawau Airport-Pom Pom Island

 

* Note :
* All rates are nett quoted in RM and  INCLUDED 6% government tax & 10% service charge.
* Single supplement add 50% to the package
* Child 02-11 years old is chargeable at 50% from adult package
* Child below 2 years old is chargeable at 10% from adult package
* Boat to resort - 10:00, 12:30, 16:30 / * Boat from resort - 11:30, 15:30
   Unscheduled land and sea transfer to airport - RM 900.00 per boat and van per way
   Special boat transfer (Pom Pom - Mabul/Kapalai) - RM 1500.00 per boat per way

Terms & Conditions

 

Optional Diving Rates :

No. of DIVES

RATE

 

No. of DIVES

RATE

1 dive

RM   120

15 dive

RM 1530

3 dive

RM   325

17 dive

RM 1735

5 dive

RM   540

19 dive

RM 1940

7 dive

RM   760

21 dive

RM 2070

9 dive

RM   975

23 dive

RM 2265

11 dive

RM 1125

25 dive

RM 2460

13 dive

RM 1330

27 dive

RM 2660

DIVE CENTRE POLICY & REGULATIONS

1. Diving/Snorkelling activities start from 8.30am to 5pm. (Timing is subject to weather conditions and be changed without prior notice)

2. Guided snorkelling trips to surrounding islands* are organized daily with a minimum of 4 people. Note: All snorkelling equipment is not included in the price if not expressly specified; it may be rented at the dive centre.

3. The diving package is for: Two boat dives to another island with a minimum 2 people in the morning; One boat dive around Pom Pom Island in the afternoon.

Dive sites in the surrounding islands* will be organized and subject to our Dive Instructor / Dive master’s recommendation based on weather and sea conditions. Any additional early morning or night diving will be charged separately. * The islands around Pom Pom are: Pulau Bohaydulong (Tun Sakaran Marine Park), Pulau Mantabuan, Pulau Timba Timba, Pulau Bohayan, Pulau Kalapuan, Pulau Pandanan, Pulau Mataking.

4. The diving package is strictly for CERTIFIED DIVERS in good medical condition. Diving licenses must be shown upon reservation, or at the dive centre prior to any dive activity.

5. The dive package includes Air Tanks (12 litre), belt and weights. Note: All dive equipment is not included in the price if not expressly specified; it can be rented at the dive centre.

6. The Dive Manager and Dive Instructors reserve the right to stop any dive activity if the dive centre policy is not respected.

7. Each dive package is valid for 1 person only: it may not be shared, and is not transferable. Any booked dive package is not refundable in the event of a “no show” or other surplus dives at the discretion of the Dive Manager.

8. Prepaid Dive Course & E-learning from PADI WEBSITE: If you wish to do a course, you must obtain a Medical certificate specifically FOR DIVING ACTIVITY before booking or starting the E-learning. You can do your theory before your arrival, online through PADI website. Once you arrive in Pom Pom you only need to do the practical part in the water. Prepaid courses are not refundable.

9. Pom Pom PADI Dive Centre adheres to a 24 hour non diving period prior to flying.

10. The use of personal dive computers is highly recommended, and under no circumstances is a single dive computer to be shared by multiple divers.

11. SELF DIVE WITH A BUDDY FROM OUR JETTY (House reef) To be allowed to self-dive you are required to: book in advance at least a 5 dive package; be an Advanced level diver or equivalent with 20+ logged dives. Note: if you need a dive master to accompany or buddy you, there is an additional charge of RM 40.00 per dive. For your own safety and general organization, each Self-dive must be requested at least 2 hours in advance and be approved by the dive department.

 

ADDRESS
Pom Pom Island, Sabah, Malaysia.

 

INFORMATION
Rating : island resort
Check-in time - 14:00pm
Check-out time - 12:00nn

 

ROOM AMENITIES
Built to offer you complete luxury, comfort and privacy, the resort is set within Pom Pom Island's lush green vegetation. The resort consists of Beach Front Villas, Garden View Villas and Water Villas, which are constructed in traditional architecture to blend into the native surroundings without disturbing or removing the islands natural vegetation. The fresh and cooling sea breeze let you feel comfortable and relaxed throughout your stay. All villas are air conditioned, contain private balconies and have an attached bathroom with freshwater supply. All room features :

Hot showers
Hair dryer

Ceiling fans
Beach towels

Air conditioning
Complimentary coffee and tea

Beach Villas

Nestled under green palm trees that adorn our beach, our detached Beach Villas are a few steps away from the beach and tropical sea. With 2 large sliding doors opening onto a raised balcony with sun beds; you can relax in private listening to the sea breeze whispering through the trees and birds singing. Each villa is provided with two chairs on the balcony and two sun beds located in front of the villa. Constructed to create a feeling of true luxury and privacy.

Water Villas

These villas are constructed to give superb panoramic vista of the sea. You can enjoy amazing views over the Celebes Sea from your comfortable sun beds situated on your private sun deck then enter the water via your own personal ladder to cool off in the refreshing warm waters. These villas are perfect for couples on honeymoon to enjoy quiet time together. Free to enjoy the sun and sea. The water villas also have a quality fitted bathroom including a large bath with opening window so you can relax in comfort whilst enjoying the magnificent view of the sea. Each Water Villa is provided with two sun beds. Constructed to create a feeling of true luxury and privacy.

Garden Villas 

Situated behind the Beach villas and totally integrating with the natural harmony of the island, our Garden Villas also provide the same standard of comfort as our Beach villas. Garden Villa is provided with two chairs on the balcony and two sun beds located to the front. Constructed to create a feeling of true luxury and privacy.

 

FACILITIES
The Pom Pom Heart. Inspired by the coral formation of White Xenia, the heart of our resort is awe inspiring, stupendous creation of timber consisting of 28 trunks of Belian trees, this vast hexagonal space is divided into areas for the restaurant, bar and saloon with ample space for up to 200 people.

Restaurant
We provide traditional Asian (Malay and Chinese) and European food which is served as a grand buffet. At lunch and dinner you can enjoy fresh tasty local fish dishes, a variety of meat and vegetable dishes, fresh breads and rice plus fresh fruits and sweets including cakes and local delicacies. For breakfast our chef provides a range of Asia and European foods including eggs, pancakes and fresh fruits.

* If you have an allergy or are a vegetarian, please state this when making your booking so our chef can provide, for a small charge, range of foods suited to your diet.

* Celiac guests: Pom Pom Island is catered to serving guests with Celiac disease. Please advise us in advance so we can make necessary arrangements.

Bar
The bar offers a wide choice of Wines, Beers, Spirits and Cocktails and soft drinks, plus the chance to enjoy Italian coffee and cappuccino.

Lounge
This is a relaxation area where you can sit for a drink, read a book or chat with friends.

Dive Desk
Diving Instructors can be found in the evening to assist you with planning your diving or snorkeling activities for the following day. Our Instructors are at your disposal for information such as diving courses, snorkeling, trips to local islands, and diving.

Reception
Our greeting area for new arrivals, and to give our welcome briefing supplying you with all the information you need to know to enjoy your stay.

Connectivity
Can't wait to tweet? Facebook updates? Urgent emails? WiFi internet is available throughout the clubhouse, so that you will never miss out any personal or business news. If you did not bring your Netbook or your phone does not have WiFi connectivity, computers are provided in the Computer Room.

Others
Spa Room (Information coming soon; services offered: Traditional Full Body Massage, Foot Reflexology)

Games Room
Conference Room, Computer Room (with Printer)  

The Resort Recreation
There is never a dull moment at Pom Pom Island resort. For the adventurous we offer kayaking and snorkeling or if that sounds like too much hard work then why not take a stroll on our white sand beaches or simply sit back and soak up the rays

Activities
For sea lovers there are : Diving. Snorkeling and swimming, either from the beach or the jetty. Kayak Rental. It takes about 1 hour to kayak around our island, the best times are either early in the morning or after 4pm in the evening to avoid the heat of the day and enjoy cool sea breezes

For sporting enthusiasts we have: Beach volleyball, Beach football, Bicycling/Running

Enjoy bicycling or running around our jogging/bike track where you can see the vegetable gardens and fruit trees or you can watch the sunset and enjoy romantic walks on the beach.

For those who want relax inside, there is a pool table, board games, and our bar area with seating area. 

In the evenings, our Dive Instructors can be found at our Dive Desk where you can check through our fish and macro books to identify the discoveries of the day and plan for the following day.

 

GETTING AROUND
Pom Pom Island is around 45 minutes by boat from Borneo's coast; it has rich tropical vegetation and is surrounded by white sand and the turquoise waters of the Celebes Sea. It is on part of this beautiful island that "Pom Pom Island Resort" finds it home.

Pom Pom Island Resort is a a new and exclusive resort located on Celebes Sea (Latitude 04˚36' , Longitude 118˚52'). Geographically, Pom Pom Island is among the few rare islands found on the South China Sea. 

Pom Pom Island is around 45 minutes by boat from Borneo’s coast; it has rich tropical vegetation and is surrounded by white sand and the turquoise waters of the Celebes Sea. It is on part of this beautiful island that Pom Pom Island finds it home.
This little atoll, which takes about an hour to walk around, is often a shelter for both Green and Hawksbill marine turtles that during the night return to the beach to nest. During your vacation, if you are lucky, you might witness the hatching of the eggs and baby turtles running to the sea.

 

DIVING
“Pom Pom Diving, top quality diving service at a top quality resort”. The resort is situated in Borneo, a place on earth considered to be a paradise for diving. The diving offered is supported by professional services, suitable for all levels of experience.  

Pom Pom Dive Centre can be found at Pom Pom, a small island in the Celebes Sea. We are a select, luxury dive centre specializing in offering a top quality service to you, the special scuba diving guests.  

The resort have small groups so that you don't feel rushed or pressured and ensure that everything is prepared and organized to make your scuba diving an easy, safe and fun diving experience. All you need to do is bring your sunglasses and sunscreen, and pull on your wet suit.  

The professional Instructors and staff will assist you both above the water and below, guiding you and showing you our wonderful underwater life along with our amazing marine macro life. 

Non-Divers
Never dived before and want to learn? You have probably heard about diving at some point in your life, or watched it in movies and documentaries. Here at Pom Pom Island, the dive instructors are so enthusiastic about diving and marine life, sure that you will enjoy diving as much as we do. The first time you breathe underwater, you open a door to a whole new world. It can be a little daunting at first, but with the patient and friendly instructors, you will soon learn how to dive and enjoy the sensation of freedom in a marine environment.

The underwater world is a different world compared to the surface, with marine life that you have never seen or heard about before. Every dive you will find something fresh and new to experience and enjoy. There are many divers out there, professional, leisure or hobby, all having different reasons to dive, you can join them and the best part is, it's fun!

A registered PADI Scuba Diving Centre (S-36482), and abide by PADI Standards and Procedures. If you have never tried Scuba Diving before, you can start by trying a Discover Scuba Dive, where you can enjoy your first underwater diving experience with a qualified PADI Dive Instructor. You can become a SCUBA DIVER in 2 or 3 days, or if you prefer you can become an OPEN WATER DIVER in 4 to 5 days. 

 

Diving around Pom Pom Island
Situated surrounded by 7 islands, we are ideally located for all keen divers to explore our sites and search for famous marine life including turtles and macro.

Diving Package - The Dive Package consists of 2 morning dives and 1 afternoon dive. Leave after breakfast for the first two dives to one of the 7 nearby surrounding islands. Depending on weather and sea conditions we can sometimes visit the beaches and take surface interval break enjoying a refreshing drink and snack. After the second dive, we return for lunch, and then in the afternoon we make our third dive at one of Pom Pom Island dive sites. 

Furthermore the diving package includes free self dives up to 6pm from our jetty. Using PADI's buddy system, you will be able to observe the shy and spectacular Mandarin fish located near our jetty. If this is not enough to satisfy your diving needs, we can arrange for a small charge, exciting night dives ideal for passionate photographers to observe amazing macro life.

PADI Dive Centre - The resort is situated in Borneo, a place on earth considered to be a paradise for diving. The diving offered is supported by professional services, suitable for all levels of experience.

Registered PADI Scuba Diving Centre in 2008, and abide by PADI Standards and Procedures. If you have never tried Scuba Diving before, you can start by maybe trying a discover scuba dive, where you can enjoy your first underwater diving experience with a qualified PADI Dive Instructor. You can become a "SCUBA DIVER" in 3 days, or if you prefer you can become an "OPEN WATER DIVER" in 4 days.

If you dive already, and wish to progress, the resort can offer you the "ADVANCED COURSE", "RESCUE" and many others. Our prime goal is to ensure your diving safety, so the friendly and enthusiastic Dive Instructors will assist your every need and are committed to making your diving dreams come true.

At the dive centre, have a Briefing Room with DVD facilities, Gear Room for drying and storing your equipment, fresh water showers, Camera Room and Compressor Room. aim to provide you with the highest service.

 

Local Conditions

The water here is normally around 26°C to 30°C degrees, even in deeper water. The visibility can depend upon recent weather conditions but is normally at least 15-20 metres and can be up to 30 metres. can have currents, but in this case the resort organize DRIFT DIVING. The boat will follow at a safe distance and collect you once your dive has finished with your guide. 

Equipment Rental - the resort use MARES and Scubapro BCDs, Regulators and Fins. (More information coming soon!)

Typical Day Diving Schedule - The daily diving schedule starts at 8.30am. All your equipment will be prepared and ready on the boat, you will just need to bring your mask, fins and wetsuit and come aboard our boat. will take you to one of our many dives sites where you will be given a briefing then assisted and guided during the dive itself. 

You can relax during your surface interval, take refreshment and enjoy the scenery. The resort make the second dive at a different site then after more refreshments we return you to Sipadan Pom Pom Island Resort for lunch. At 3.00pm we take you for your third dive to a site near Pom Pom Island. At the end of the diving day, all your equipment will be carefully washed, cleaned and dried by our staff and instructors ready for the next day’s diving. 

The goal is to give you the best service possible and to make your diving experience truly unique and incredible. This is holiday diving at its best, the relaxing, easy way! Let us guide you through:

1) No Carrying of Heavy Dive Equipment - From the moment you arrive off the boat, we carry everything. The resort carefully take your dive equipment to our secure Gear Room, where a basket is designated for your belongings. At the end of the holiday, after being carefully washed and dried, bring to your room so you can pack, then we transport it to the boat for transfer.

2) No Carrying Dive Cylinders and Setting up of Equipment - The Resort carry your dive cylinders for the day, weights, and equipment to the boat and set up your BCD and Regulator before you arrive. You just need to suit up, do your buddy checks and get in the water.

3) Surface Intervals - During your surface interval, before the second morning dive, the resort provide you with towels and refreshments such as coffee, tea, biscuits, fruit and water.

4) Island Stop Off - If the tides and weather permit, the resort will have surface interval at one of the nearby islands for you to walk and explore.

5) We Wash Your Equipment - When your diving is finished, the resort carefully wash your equipment in fresh water; it is then dried and then carefully stored in our secure Gear Room, ready for the next day

6) Free Self Dive - After your daily dives are finished, if you wish to dive again, the resort can provide you with cylinders, weights, standby safety diver and standby safety boat so you can make your own Self Dive. (Between 8am and 6pm)

7) Macro Dive Experiences - the resort Instructors specialize in Macro Life and are happy to help you find many interested and unique marine creatures and fish. the resort can also offer you NIGHT DIVES and DIVE COURSES.

8) PADI Dive Courses - the resort are a PADI diving centre and can teach you to become a PADI Scuba Diver. We teach all courses from Open Water through to Dive Master.

If you are an Instructor and wish to use our facilities for your own students, please advise beforehand of your requirements and we will attend to you and your students' needs. 

 


 

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