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This exclusive romantic resort is situated on Mataking Island, 40 minutes by boat from Semporna on the mainland.

Accommodating up to 100 guests, room types include king chalets, garden view deluxe rooms and luxurious beach villas, all designed in traditional architecture and with en suite bathroom. Facilities include the Jamu Spa. 

Please note the UK foreign office advice currently relating to this region. Please speak to our dive team for further advice and information.

Dive Centre

The PADI 5-star Dive Resort offers a full range of courses and Nitrox is available. Up to three boat dives are offered each day with divers kept busy searching for orangutan crabs on the walls and keeping an eye out for larger pelagics found in the Alice Channel, the deep body of water connecting Mataking and Sipadan. The main attraction for divers and snorkellers are the green and hawksbill turtles who are very photogenic and seen on most trips.

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Key info

  • Ideal for:
    • Families
    • Non-divers
  • Diving suitable for:
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
  • Dive boat: Speedboat

Dive trips

This accommodation is featured in the following itinerary:

Sipadan & Mataking Discoverer

An excellent twin-centre holiday combining Mataking and Sipadan, two of Borneo’s finest diving locations. Expect to see a variety of pelagics and critters, including manta and eagle rays, giant frogfish and rare pygmy seahorses.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 17 days
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
This accommodation is located in:

Mataking Island

Mataking and the surrounding islands of Pandanan and Bohayan boast over 30 dive sites: from reefs teeming with macro life to pelagic encounters. Green & hawksbill turtles come to lay their eggs, while a magical sandbar connects the island to Makating Kecil.

  • Ideal for viewing: green turtle, giant jawfish, pygmy seahorse, mandarin fish, common cuttlefish
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving


Rising from the depths of the Celebes Sea, Sipadan is a must for all divers: the varied topography makes it an astonishing place. Turtles are regular inhabitants, as are schools of barracuda and bumphead parrotfish, reef sharks, mantas and hammerheads.

  • Ideal for viewing: green turtle, bumphead parrotfish, white-tip reef shark, scalloped hammerhead shark, black-tip reef shark
  • Excellent for: Liveaboard diving, Resort based diving, Reef diving