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Pom Pom Island Resort






Rate Valid from 1 Jan - 31 December 2017


Child (3-11 yr)

Single Occupancy

Water Villa Twin/DBL/Triple




Beach Villa Twin/DBL/Triple




Garden Villa Twin/DBL/Triple




Hexa Villa DBL




* Package includes :

* Room based on sharing basis (twin / triple share) subject to room availability

* Return scheduled Land & Boat transfers from

   Tawau Airport --Semporna Jetty –Pom Pom Island -only valid for same day check in/check out guest.

* Full board meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

* Complimentary coffee, tea and juices are served in the restaurant (except alcohol or carbonated drinks)

* 6% Goods and Services Tax (GST) and jetty levy fee


* Note :

* ALL Rates Subject to Change without prior notice.

* Peak Season Surcharge @ RM106.00 per person per night : 24th & 25th Dec | 31 Dec | 01 Jan


* All villas are designed to cater for 2 persons to ensure best quality and comfort.

   However, for those travelling in a family, the arrangement for extra beds is available upon early request.

* All price packages are charged on a Per Person basis, including the extension nights.

* Children Policy : (3-11 years old): 50% charge from the adult package (below 3 years old): free of charge

* Single Occupancy Policy -An additional 50% of the package rate will be charged for Single Occupancy

* For Celiac / Gluten free meals request. There will be extra RM60.00 per day charge served for gluten free meals.

   Please inform us in your booking to avoid any inconvenience. 



- The Rules and Regulations are subject to change without prior notice


Included 6% Goods & Services Tax

Pre-Book unused portion non refundable RM160/Per Dive

1 ~ 5 Dives RM200/Per Dive | 6 ~ 10 Dives RM180/Per Dive | 11 ~ Dives RM160/Per Dive

Orientation Dive – Recommended for diver’s who has not dive over one year RM200/Per Dive

Nitrox Tank –Max. 36% Oxygen RM20/Per Tank 



1. All diving activities are scheduled in advance. We do not take last minute divers. Please schedule morning dives the night before, at the dive desk, from 7:00pm to 8:00 pm. Please schedule all afternoon dives, either the night before, or that morning, before lunch. Divers are responsible to be at the dive center by 8:15 am for morning dives, and by 2:15 pm for afternoon dives or time advised by dive center staff during diving registration. This is vital for us to be able to schedule our professional divers, boat captains and boats for that dive period. Please do not show up late, or we will need to move you to a later dive.

2. General diving information:

- Two boat dives to other islands nearby PomPom, with a minimum of 2 divers in the morning;

- One boat dive around Pom Pom Island in the afternoon, with no minimum.

- Single diver may only dive around PomPom Island but it is always possible to join the snorkelling boat heading to other islands without surcharge or opt for a private boat charter.

- Dive sites in the surrounding islands* will be organized and subjected to our Dive Instructor / Dive master’s recommendation based on weather and sea conditions.

- Any out of dive center’s operation hours diving to be charged separately; subjected to availability of boat crew, dive guide/ instructor.

- Private dive guide/instructor can be arranged subjected to availability of dive guide/instructor with surcharge.

* The islands around Pom Pom are: Pulau Boheydulang (Tun Sakaran Marine Park), Pulau Mantabuan (Tun Sakaran Marine Park), Pulau Timba Timba, Pulau Pandanan, Pulau Mataking. 


3. The diving package is strictly for CERTIFIED DIVERS, who are in good health and fitness. Diver with medical condition should get clearance from medical physician/practitioner. Proof of diving certification must be shown before/during dive booking.

4. The dive price includes air tanks (12 litre), belt and weights, boat transfer to dive site, dive guide.

Note: Full SCUBA equipment and underwater camera are available for rent at dive center.

5. The Dive Manager and/or Dive Instructors/Dive Guides reserve the right to stop any dive activity if the dive centre policy is not respected, especially if divers are standing, sitting, bumping or touching the corals, or other marine animals.

6. Each dive package is valid for 1 person only: it may not be shared and non-transferable. Any booked dive package is not refundable in the event of a “no show”, last minute cancellation or surplus dives.

7. PomPom PADI Dive Centre adheres to PADI’s established no fly time periods, as seen in your Open water diver manual, the PADI Instructors manual or the RDP.

8. The use of personal dive computers is highly recommended, and we do not allow a single dive computer to be shared by multiple divers. If you dive without a computer, you must have a watch + depth gauge + demonstrate the use of the RDP table.

9. Prepaid Dive Course & E-learning from PADI WEBSITE: If you wish to do a course, you must obtain a Medical clearance specifically FOR SCUBA DIVING ACTIVITY before booking or starting the E-learning. - Even though you can do your theory before your arrival, online through PADI’s website, YOU WILL NEED TO PASS A QUICK REVIEW EXAM BEFORE CONTINUING WITH THE COURSE.  You only need to do the practical sessions in the water thereafter.

- Prepaid courses are non-refundable.

10. SELF-DIVE WITH A BUDDY FROM OUR Pier (House reef) Self-dive may be possible if you...

- Book in advance at least 5 dives package;

- Able to show proof of 100+ logged dives experience;

- Do a compulsory local orientation house reef dive with resort’s dive guide

Self-Diving Rules & Regulations ;

- Self-diving is only available from 9.00am and 5.00pm (back to surface) and is subjected to availability and approval by the dive center.

- Can only begin after a minimum of 1 hour surface interval from previous dive.

- Self-diving is at your own risk, and the resort is not liable for any incident and/or accident experienced during a self-diving activity. All guests are strongly advised to avoid self-diving during the boat transfer operation time.

- The Dive Manager and Dive Instructors reserve the right to stop providing self-diving if the rules and regulations are not respected.

- The Rules and Regulations are subject to change without prior notice.


11. SCUBA REVIEW and CHECK OUT DIVE (House reef)

- All certified divers must do a Scuba Review if have not been diving for more than 2 years.

- Certified Diver with less than 50 logged dives and last dive more than 1 year must do a Scuba Review.

- Certified Diver with over 50 logged dives and last dive more than 1 year may be required to do a Check Out Dive.

12. Discover SCUBA Diving (DSD)

- First dive will always be conducted at safe environment on PomPom Island. Guests may request boat dive to other islands for additional/subsequent dives if completed SCUBA skills satisfactorily, subjected to approval from conducting SCUBA Instructor and availability of resort’s boat.

- DSD will normally be conducted at 8.30am-10.30am (AM session) or at 2.30pm-4.30pm (PM session).

- DSD fees shall not be either fully/partially refunded once the course is started.

- Underwater camera may be allowed subjected to conducting SCUBA Instructor’s approval.

- Price includes usage of full SCUBA equipment and classroom, standby/safety boat and SCUBA Instructor’s fees.

- Resort adheres to a maximum of 2 divers per SCUBA Instructor policy. Private SCUBA

Instructor may be possible for booking at an additional RM100 and is subjected to availability of SCUBA Instructor.



1. All Snorkelling activities can change due to weather or water conditions, but normally will take place from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. It is the responsibility of the guests to be present at the dive center 15 minutes before departure time with equipment and attire ready.

2. All Guided snorkelling trips to surrounding islands are organized daily with a minimum of 4 guests.

3. Snorkelling equipment is not included in the price for all snorkelling excursions; it can be rented at the dive center.

4. Snorkelling equipment will be provided only for snorkelling lesson/course. Snorkelling lesson/course is highly recommended for non-swimmers.

5. All guests may do self-snorkelling around PomPom Island without guide from 8.00 am to 5.30 pm at own risk.


1. Hiking refers to hiking/trekking “Boheydulang” island will normally takes place from 2.30pm to 5.00 pm.

2. Price includes return boat transfer to Boheydulang Island, hiking guide, Tun Sakaran Marine Park fees and some refreshments.

3. Guests are still required to pay the Tun Sakaran Marine Park fees if the trip is cancelled due to bad weather once the trip is firmly booked.

4. All guests are required to wear hiking/sports shoes at all times during the trip. Shoes may be available for rent at dive centre for a minimum fee.

5. A minimum of 4 participants is required for the trip to proceed.



1. Life jacket must be worn at all times.

2. Only 2 people (max, regardless of adult or child) is allowed on kayak at all times.

3. Do not leave kayak unattended at all times.

4. Kayaking and snorkelling at the same time is not permitted.

5. Kayak must be returned to departure point after use.

6. Dive Center has the rights to refuse rental or to stop guest from using kayak when the tide is low or if guest showing recklessness in using kayak.

7. Guest is strongly advised to paddle only within the boundary of the resort. Private Boat charter

1. Is subjected to availability of resort’s boat and is only possible between 8.30am-5.30pm.

2. Guests will be charged full price for “no-show” or “last minute” cancellation.

3. Refers to PomPom Dive Center staff for maximum allowable occupant per boat charter, destinations, activity and price.

4. Charter price include return boat transfer to agreed location(s), professional private excursion guide(s), beach towel and some refreshments.



Malaysia Airlines : www.malaysiaairlines.com.my Air Asia : www.airasia.com *Flight time

subject to change without prior notice. Please double check with respective airlines. 

Arrival to Tawau Airport

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation charge is calculated based on package's full cost (please email us for more details) 

* It is compulsory that you are furnished with a *Reservations Confirmation Voucher* to present at our resort to avoid any inconvenience caused to your guests. Resort management will only attend to what is specified in the Reservation Confirmation Voucher and will not responsible what is not stated in the said voucher. 


Pom Pom Island, Sabah, Malaysia.


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


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.


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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.


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.


“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. 

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.