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The Reef Dive Resort

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Mataking 91000, Malaysia
Traveller (1108)
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
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Reviewed December 10, 2008

We were originally to go to Thailand for our honeymoon but the airport situation in Bangkok forced us to cancel at the last minute. We scrambled to salvage a honeymoon as we needed to get away for some R&R. As we were able to reroute...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2008

We stayed here for 4 nights as part of our 2 week honeymoon in Sabah, Borneo 27 – 31 Aug 08. We could have happily stayed here longer. The resort has a really relaxed feel and the service is excellent. We found all the staff...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2008

We spent in Mataking seven days at the beginning of August. The overall experience was great, Mataking is a real tropical paradise! What we liked: - The resort is located on an idilliac tropical island, with amazing beaches and a beautiful sea. - The snorkeling...More

Thank fabgras
Reviewed July 12, 2008

We spent 3 nights here and it wasn't nearly long enough. The staff from the Manager down are very friendly and helpful. The arrival and departures are organised very efficiently. The meals were of excellent quality. I did get a bit fed up with melon...More

Thank jrsj
Reviewed July 8, 2008

Whats to like - the sea the sea! The waters a beatiful azure blue. This place is a divers' haven and visibility underwater is generally fantastic. My favourite sites include the shipwreck post (yes you can send mail from an underwater mailbox), sweet lips point...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
US$595 - US$600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$595 - US$600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (1108)
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Sonya E
November 4, 2017|
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Response from ChrisKurtGabel | Reviewed this property |
The trip was bumpy on the way there and you will be accompanied by soldiers for protection as they had some issues a couple of years ago. We got three dives in easily and it was well worth it. Sipidan has a beach and you... More
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Tricia F
August 8, 2017|
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Response from UndiscoveredWorld | Reviewed this property |
I only used the Wi-Fi that was provided at the resort. Be warned though, it's slow.
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DulcieMillward
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Berry_Ranger | Reviewed this property |
if you have any food restriction, you may inform this upon reservation then make clear with the restaurant staff again on arrival. the chef can prepare one special dish for you then have a look what you could have from the... More
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"Beach Chalets were the best, however do not go here - not worth it"
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"Villa room"
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"Ask for renovated rooms. Garden View Nos 1 - 8 are closest to the dive center."
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