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Sipadan-Mabul Resort (SMART) is a luxury resort located on southeastern beach of Mabul Island and is featuring views of nearby Sipadan island.

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Sipadan Mabul Resort is nestled in a coconut grove and offers beautifully designed wooden air-con chalets builts next to a beautiful strech of white sandy beach.

The resort has 45 chalets with 22 stand alone chalets and 23 semi-detached. All the chalets are built with native borneo materials, have ensuite bathroom with hot shower, air-con and mosquito screens.


Scuba Diving

Sipadan-Mabul Resort is a PADI Gold Palm Resort.

In addition to daily boat dives, SMART offers unlimited dives in front of the Resort’s jetty (inclusive of night dives).

SMART-TEC dive center offers Nitrox Air and Technical International (TDI) Certification Courses.

The TEC center is perfect for Technical Divers diving the waters of Mabul or Sipadan and offers full Cave Diver courses and guided dives to Sipadan’s famous turtle tomb.


A filming and underwater video center can provide underwater videography services and courses.

Sipadan Mabul Resort dive centre is well equipped with over 180 aluminium tanks along with 4 Bauer compressors.

Sipadan Mabul Resort uses six custom built fiberglass dive boats able to carry 10 divers each and get to any of the island dive sites in about 15 minutes. Each boat goes out 3 times a day.


At SMART Divers Resort, you NEVER carry a heavy tank, not even a few metres.


The restaurant is located under a large open air pavillion and is used for delicious buffet style meals and sometimes shows. A selection of fresh juices, coconut drink, sodas, beer and wine can be purchased at the resort bar and jetty bar.

Buffet breakfast consists of cereal, toast, tea, coffee, fruits, eggs, porridge and asian dishes.


Other Resort Facitilies

Other resort facilities includes a swimming pool, a jacuzzi whirlpool spa, the dive centre which provides diving, snorkelling and ocean kayaking equipment for rent, spa and massage services, broadband internet access, a bar, a souvenir shop, video services, 24h staff on call and tour desk.



There are 46 beautifully designed duplex chalets: 22 detached (stand alone), 23 semi-detached and a chalet suite.

All rooms come with A/C, two oversized single beds, ceiling fans, mini-bar, couch, electric point (220V), flyscreened windows, ensuite bathroom with free-flowing hot and cold water, front verandah.

Sipadan Mabul Resort diving package includes:

  • Land / Boat transfer from Tawau to Semporna Jetty – Sipadan Mabul Resort (return)
  • Chalet Accommodation on twin share basis
  • 3 boat dives per day – Mabul – Kapalai – Sipadan
  • Unlimited jetty’s Mabul House Reef diving
  • Use of tanks with air, weights and weight belt
  • All meals and beverage (excludes alcoholic, fruit juice, and carbonated soft drinks)
  • Taxes

Note: Please take note that the dive permit to Sipadan Island is NOT GUARANTEED for stays of less than 6 nights. Divers will be put on the Sabah Parks waiting list. Chances for diving Sipadan are higher if the guest stays longer (3+ nights at least). Should the Sipadan permit not been approved, Sipadan Mabul Resort can offer alternative diving at nearby islands such as Kapalai, Si Amil or Ligitan, where there are no restrictions.


Sipadan Mabul Resort non-diving package includes:

  • Land / Boat transfer from Tawau to Semporna Jetty – Sipadan Mabul Resort (return)
  • Chalet Accommodation on twin share basis
  • All meals and beverage (excludes fruit juice, alcoholic and carbonated soft drinks)
  • Taxes

Booking is advisable at least 60 days in advance. Late booking is available subject to availability.

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