Sipadan Mabul Resort

Sipadan Mabul Resort (SMART) is a assortment of semi-detached bungalows spread throughout coconut grove around the south-east of Mabul Island looking over the ocean and near-by Sipadan Island. SMART is made up of 45 timber duplex chalets with every chalet boasting two large single beds, a sofa, shelving, ceiling fan, fly screened windows, air-conditioning, a personal en-suite providing free-flowing hot & cold fresh water and a front terrace. The general public structures incorporate a primary dwelling which happens to be an open air pavilion where meals are taken, an air-conditioned area, TV Area set aside for viewing satellite television, along with a huge lock-up airing shed for storing your own gear every night.

Sipadan Mabul Resort has recently been honored the PADI Gold Palm Resorts. This award identifies Quality lodging, exceptional service as well as superb diving opportunities. Resorts of this quality give attention to unforgettable diving experiences, customer satisfaction, scuba diver safety as well as ecological awareness by going further to offer professional and exceptional service from beginning scuba diving courses to wreck diving and shark dives.

The Technical Dive Centre (SMART-Tec) provides several services including Nitrox Air and TDI Certification Courses. A marine video centre (Treasure Images) offers underwater videography coaching and services along with hire of Photographic Camera.

The resorts 100+ staff members await you and also endeavor to make your diving getaway safe, comfortable and fun!

Facilities & Services

Sipadan Mabul Resort

  • Air-conditioning
  • Private En-suite
  • Free-flowing Hot and Cold Fresh Water
  • Open Air Pavilion
  • Satellite TV
  • Airing Shed
  • Beach
  • Swimming Pool
  • Whirlpool Jacuzzi

Sample Itinerary (4D/3N)

Day 1
  • Meet by SMART staff representative at Tawau Airport upon arrival eta 0745hrs via MH2121 from Kota Kinabalu
  • Overland transfer to Semporna Jetty for boat departure to Mabul Island at 0930hrs
  • Boat journey will take about 40 minutes
  • Arrived Mabul Island and check in SMART
  • Diver will have one orientation dive & one boat dive in the afternoon
  • Lunch, dinner & overnight
Days 2 - 3
  • 3 boat dives daily
  • Unlimited jetty dive with buddy
  • Non Diver will be free at leisure for the whole stay
Day 4
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • Check out from SMART via 1430hrs boat transfer
  • Proceed to Tawau Airport for next flight


Diving in Sipadan informationPrices stated are in Malaysian Ringgit (approx 4 to 1USD) and are per person based on 2 people sharing a room. PADI diving courses, equipment rental and group booking rates are available upon request.
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Prices Include:

  • Return land transfer Tawau Airport to Semporna Jetty by air-conditioned van
  • Return boat transfer from Semporna Jetty to Sipadan-Mabul Resort by speedboat
  • Accommodation at standard twin sharing air-conditioned chalet with attached bathroom and hot shower facilities
  • Daily Meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and unlimited tea and coffee while at the resort
  • 3 combination boat dive per day either at Sipadan, Mabul or Kapalai Island with dive master including the use of dive boat, tanks with air, weights and weight belt (no diving on arrival and departure day even no flying)
  • Unlimited House Reef diving with buddy

Prices Exclude:

  • Sipadan permit
  • Equipment
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • Anything not stated


  1. Susan (November 11, 2016)


    Would you have any rooms available 18-22 Feb, including a Sipidan dive, and if so what are the costs etc? It is for my honeymoon!

    Many thanks

  2. Eiko (August 16, 2016)

    Hi,I am planning to go to your resort on 3rd oct and leave TWU on 8th oct 11:15. During 3~8 I want to book your package and dive three days in sipadan with my buddy, can you help us take the sipadan permit? How much? And i want to know the price of renting dive equipment? Thanks

  3. sara (June 15, 2016)

    Hello, Im planning to come to sipadan by the beginning of July. I would like to know if the prices shown above are for one person or a couple. I will come with my boyfriend who is also my buddy for diving.
    Thanks ,

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

  • Vanessa

    Dear Friends, we are two adults n two kids (age 12 n 13) non diver. stay there for 3nights 4days [...]

    Posted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Vanessa

    Dear Friend , We Plan to visit SIPADAN end of This Jan 31st to Feb 3 totally for 4 days .We [...]

    Posted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Dan

    Hi can u please let me know what u charge for a twin room per night and 3 days diving(3dives [...]

    Posted: Jan 17, 2017
  • 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