Pom Pom Island

Malaysia is a wonderful place to spend your vacation in and one of its top spots is definitely the Pom Pom Island. The beautiful atoll in the waters of the Celebes Sea offers all the possibilities of a magnificent holiday: astounding beaches, picturesque chalets by the sea, wonderful diving sites and many more.

This lovely coral island in the province of Sabah is a great destination for those who want something memorable for their vacation. Spending a few days in the luxurious resort and experiencing the underwater adventures will send you back home with some good stories to tell your friends and family. You may as well choose the Pom Pom Island for your honeymoon, if you are just married. The romantic scenery will make this trip unforgettable many years from now.

Pom Pom Island History

Pom Pom IslandPulau Pom Pom has its name from the Pom Pom tree, which grows abundantly on the island and has become quite a symbol of the place. Other than that, the island has proven to be a peaceful place throughout history and it is one of the many touristic attractions in Malaysia.

How to get to Pom Pom Island

Pulau Pom PomAfter you reach Kota Kinabalu or Kuala Lumpur, there are direct flights to Tawau, where the representatives of the resort where you are staying will most likely be waiting for you. From Tawau, a coach ride to Semporna awaits you, after which you will get to Pom Pom by speedboat. Be careful and arrange everything before you leave, in order not to have surprises.

Pom Pom Island Diving

Pom Pom Island DivingThe people at the resort are eager to show you everything about diving, since the island and those around it are world renowned for scuba diving conditions. It does not matter if you are an experienced diver or you have just been dreaming about going underwater and you wanted the experience to be exquisite. There are professional instructors on the Pom Pom Island and you can get all the scuba gear you need from the PADI center. The wonderful life forms that you will see underwater will leave you breathless.

The Pom Pom Island Resort

Pom Pom Island ResortEven if you are only interested in Pom Pom diving, you will surely fall in love with the rooms and chalets at the resort. If you do not like the Beach Villas, under the palm-trees and close to the seashore, then you will certainly want to stay in one of the Water Villas, lovely chalets elevated on pillars above the clear waters. The view is amazing and no feeling in the world compares to waking up in the middle of the deep blue sea, watching the sunrise from the horizon, in the purest, most untouched place on Earth.

Everything on the Pom Pom Island seems designed to make you have the holiday of your lifetime, so you should not hesitate about choosing it as your destination.

If you wish to stay on Pom Pom Island:

Sipadan Facts

  • Currency: Malaysian Ringgit approx 4MYR to 1USD
  • Language: Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese, although you would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn't speak English.
  • Food Prices: In Semporna a seafood platter for 4 people can cost under 100RM(approx 23USD). Resort prices may vary
  • Alcohol Prices: 3 bottles of beer can cost under 30RM(approx 7USD) and a bottle of wine starts from 60RM(approx 14USD) in Semporna. Resort prices may vary
  • Sipadan Island:Got its name from the word Siparan which refers to a person who has been found restless on the island's beach.

Latest Comments

  • Susan

    Hi Would you have any rooms available 18-22 Feb, including a Sipidan dive, and if so what are the costs etc? [...]

    Posted: Nov 11, 2016
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