Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort - Kapalai, Sabah Borneo


Hotel Description

Destination

Sabah ~ Semporna ~ Kapalai - the entire resort is built on a sandbank in the middle of the celebes sea

Room Description

30 Water Chalets

Room Description

All rooms twin-sharing with and attached bathroom, hot and cold shower and a bath tub, fresh water from mainland for daily use, private balcony

Facilities & Activities

Dive shop, Restaurant, Deck Bar

OPTIONAL

Night diving

Check in:

2.00pm

Check out:

12.00nn

Dive spots are extremely close and can be reached in just a few minutes by speedboat and some of them, actually, just by swimming from the dive center pier. For those who are ready to explore more than the tiny marvels of Kapalai’s macro life, can, in just a few minutes, dive in Sipadan (where big fish and turtles abound) or in Mabul (where silky and muddy bottoms offer different and equally pleasant experiences and opportunities to the lovers of "muck diving")


Kapalai Dive Package (International Markets inclusive Singapore and Brunei) ~ valid till 31st March 2017 (Rates per person per package)

Diver Package rate per person (RM) Non-Diver Package Rate per person (RM)
Night Package Rate Night Package Rate
2Nights 2,332.00 2Nights 1,865.60
3Nights 3,233.00 3Nights 2,586.40
4Nights 4,240.00 4Nights 3,392.00
5Nights 5,247.00 5Nights 4,197.60
6Nights 6,254.00 6Nights 5,003.00
Extension night 1,007.00 Extension night 880.00

Kapalai Dive Package (International Markets inclusive Singapore and Brunei) ~ valid till 31st March 2018 (Rates per person per package)

Diver Package rate per person (RM) Non-Diver Package Rate per person (RM)
Night Package Rate Night Package Rate
2Nights 2,460.00 2Nights 1,942.00
3Nights 3,400.00 3Nights 2,717.00
4Nights 4,440.00 4Nights 3,555.00
5Nights 5,490.00 5Nights 4,378.60
6Nights 6,540.00 6Nights 5,237.00
Extension night 1,090.00 Extension night 880.00

Rates above Include 6% GST


Package above includes:-

* ONE way land transfer and return(SIC basis) – airport TAWAU/Hotel In Tawau to KAPALAI private jetty at Semporna – 80 minutes * ONE way boat transfer and return(SIC basis) – KAPALAI private jetty at Semporna to KAPALAI Resort – 45 minutes * Accommodation at Sipadan-KAPALAI Dive Resort * Fresh Buffet Meals – breakfast/lunch/dinner throughout the stay * Afternoon snacks – served at the restaurant daily * Tea/Coffee, cold water and cordial – served throughout the day at the restaurant daily * Snorkel around the resort – from KAPALAI Dive Centre only * 3 guided boat dives daily – except on arrival & departure day (diver package only) * Unlimited house reef dive in front of KAPALAI Dive Centre, this is an unguided dive & must be accompanied by buddy (diver package only) * Tank, weight and weight belt are provided (diver package only)

Night dives in front of KAPALAI Dive Centre, this is an unguided dive & must be accompanied by buddy (diver package & diver with night dive experience only)

Dive Package is for Certified Diver only (minimum requirement – at least PADI Open Water recreational dive certificate or equivalent)

Non-Diver Package (ND) Rate – for no diving activity and non-dive guest. (Diver will be charged under non-diver package rate for no diving activity during their stay at KAPALAI)


This Package excludes:

~ Jetty Fee : (Malaysian) RM 2.00 per person ; (Foreigner) RM 10.00 per person . Payment will be collected at Jetty


Boat Schedules (Fixed):

Semporna Private Jetty to KAPALAI Resort 10.00am 12.30nn 3.00pm
KAPALAI Resort to Semporna Private Jetty 6.30am 09.30am 01.30pm
**Please Note that there will be a non-refundable handling charge on payment made. Conditions apply.

Kapalai Dive Package (Malaysians Only) ~ valid till 31st March 2017 (Rates per person per package)

Diver Package rate per person (RM) Non-Diver Package Rate per person (RM)
Night Package Rate Night Package Rate
2Nights 2,014.00 2Nights 1,611.20
3Nights 2,756.00 3Nights 2,204.80
4Nights 3,635.80 4Nights 2,908.60
5Nights 4,515.60 5Nights 3,612.50
6Nights 5,395.40 6Nights 4,316.30
Extension night 879.80 Extension night 704.00

Kapalai Dive Package (Malaysians & Expats residing in Malaysia Only) ~ valid till 31st March 2018 (Rates per person per package)

Diver Package rate per person (RM) Non-Diver Package Rate per person (RM)
Night Package Rate Night Package Rate
2Nights 2,125.00 2Nights 1,690.20
3Nights 2,920.00 3Nights 2,307.80
4Nights 3,850.80 4Nights 3,084.60
5Nights 4,780.60 5Nights 3,852.50
6Nights 5,700.40 6Nights 4,555.30
Extension night 786.80 Extension night 796.00

Rates above Include 6% GST


Package above includes:-

 Transfer from Tawau Airport to SEMPORNA and return. Limited to A DAY BEFORE check-In and A DAY AFTER check-Out ONLY (NOTE: any additional transfer is chargeable at RM 50.00/person per way subjected to 6% GST; minimum to order at least 2 people)

 Transfer by boat from Semporna(KAPALAI private Jetty) to KAPALAI resort and return (SIC basis) – 45 minutes

 Accommodation at Sipadan-KAPALAI Dive Resort

 Fresh Buffet Meals – breakfast/lunch/dinner throughout the stay

 Afternoon snacks – served at the restaurant daily

 Tea/Coffee, cold water and cordial – served throughout the day at the restaurant daily.

 Snorkel around the resort – from KAPALAI Dive Centre only

 3 guided boat dives daily – except on arrival & departure day (diver package only)

 Unlimited house reef dive in front of KAPALAI Dive Centre, this is an unguided dive & must be accompanied by buddy (diver package only)

 Night dives in front of KAPALAI Dive Centre, this is an unguided dive & must be accompanied by buddy (diver package & diver with night dive experience only)

 Tank, weight and weight belt are provided (diver package only)

 Unlimited house reef dive in front of KAPALAI Dive Centre, this is an unguided dive & must be accompanied by buddy (diver package only)

 Night dives in front of KAPALAI Dive Centre, this is an unguided dive & must be accompanied by buddy (diver package & diver with night dive experience only)

 Tank, weight and weight belt are provided (diver package only)

 Dive Package is for Certified Diver only (minimum requirement – at least PADI Open Water recreational dive certificate or equivalent)

 Non-Diver Package (ND) Rate – for no diving activity and non-dive guest. (Diver will be charged under non-diver package rate for no diving activity during their stay at KAPALAI)

This Package excludes:

All prices quoted above are in Ringgit Malaysia (RM) and EXCLUDES Semporna Jetty Fee* (payable to the Municipal Council of Semporna)

Fee (Exclude GST)*:-

RM 11.00 per person

Please Note:

 KAPALAI has a standard room category and allocation of room is based on RUN OF HOUSE (ROH) basis. (choosing of room by number will not be entertained)

 Honeymoon/Simple decoration (setting on arrival day only) in the chalet is chargeable at RM 160.00 per setting (inclusive GST).

 Combining Diver Package (D) and Non-Diver Package (ND) is not allowed (diver has to decide between Diver package (D) OR Non-Diver package ND) throughout the stay)

 To purchase Diver Package (D), one must be a certified/licensed diver

 Single/Solo traveler is subjected to Single Supplement 30% Surcharge for OWN CHALET with NO SHARING option

 Group Travel Option – ONE (1) pax FREE for every NINE (9) paying pax (Subjected to same arrival and departure flight and time)

 5% off from the package rate for sharing 3 adults in a chalet

 50% off from the Non-Dive Package (ND) rate for non-diver child from 2 to below 12 years of age

 Infant 24 months and below is chargeable at 10% of Non-Diver Package (ND) rate

 Junior Diver (Child Diver) rate is based on Diver Package (D) rate

 No pregnant woman are allowed by boat to KAPALAI Resort (due to uncertainty of the sea conditions)

 No dive allowed within 24 hours prior to departure flight time.

 Snorkel by boat is not available

 Diver guest are encourage to bring along their own equipment otherwise opt for rental from KAPALAI Dive Centre

Pick up and drop off Mabul Island

 Unscheduled boat pick up and drop off Mabul Island should be made at least a day earlier. Unscheduled boat transfer fee RM477 per way (inclusive GST).

 Free drop off at Mabul Island for following the resort’s fixed boat scheduled transfer time i.e. 0930 hrs or 1330 hrs.


Boat Schedules (Fixed)

Semporna Private Jetty to KAPALAI Resort 10.00am 12.30nn 3.00pm
KAPALAI Resort to Semporna Private Jetty 6.30am 09.30am 01.30pm


**Please Note that there will be a non-refundable handling charge on payment made. Conditions apply.

Check-In/Check-Out Time

Check-In Time into Chalet– 02:00 pm

Check-Out Time from Chalet – 12.00 pm

Meals and Timing

Breakfast 07:00 am to 10:30 am

Lunch 12:30 pm to 14:00 pm

Dinner 19:00 pm to 20:30 pm

Note: Strictly no outside Food & Drinks allowed into the Resort

Flight Timing Guide

Arrival:

Book the earliest flight to arrive Tawau and latest by 13:35 pm for transfer to the resort on the same day.

1st boat into KAPALAI is at 10:00 am, earliest flight to look for is from Kota Kinabalu to arrive Tawau around 07:40 am

Departure:

Book any flight from 10:00 am onward.

To stay up to last departure boat at 13:30 pm from KAPALAI, earliest flight to look for is from 17:00 pm.

We need the following information to block the room/confirm reservation.

Guest’s details required upon booking:

Full name, NRIC (for MALAYSIAN only) / Passport Number, Nationality, Gender (M/F), Date of Birth, Diver (D) / Non-Diver (ND) package

Non-refundable deposit of RM 948.00 (inclusive GST) per pax required to block a room at KAPALAI.

Full payment should be settled 30 days prior to arrival date.


For Diver, the following INFORMATION required:-

a) Diving Qualification & Level :

b) Number of logged dives (approx) :

c) Last logged dive (dd/mm/yy) :Check-In/Check-Out Time

EQUIPMENT RENTAL AT THE RESORT*

Per unit

1. BC JACKET

MYR 32.00/DAY

2. REGULATOR/GAUGES/OCTOPUS

MYR 32.00/DAY

3. Dive Computer

MYR 38.00/DAY

4. MASK, SNORKEL

MYR 17.00/DAY

5. FIN

MYR 11/DAY

6. WET SUIT

MYR 27.00/DAY

7. BOOTIES

MYR 11.00/DAY

*Prices are subject to change * Rates above include 6% GST

INTERNET SERVICE CHARGES IN KAPALAI*

Desktop in the office

RM 20 for 30 Minutes

Own Laptop (Wireless)

RM 35/day

3 Days

RM 60

One Week

RM 100

*Prices are subject to change


Terms & Conditions:

1. Reservation/Deposit/Full payment

1.1 Reservation

Advance reservations by email are preferred (preferably sixty (60) days in advance)

Booking Request Standard Deadline (cooling-off period)

Upon inquiry, subjected to room availability, room(s)/space(s) will be held for 3 days only. Should there be NO RECONFIRMATION within the given period, the temporary held room(s)/space(s) will be released by our booking system automatically without further notification to you.

Once booking has been reconfirmed, a non-refundable deposit will be required to block the room(s)/space(s) until 30 days to arrival date where full payment should be made to finalise the booking. Reservation will be automatically canceled if deposit is not received by the resort.

Please review and verify all booking invoice thoroughly and contact us immediately if the invoice appears to be incorrect or incomplete. The resort cannot accept responsibility if they are not notified of inaccuracies within 5 days after sending out the invoice. In the case of billing errors, the resort reserves the right to re-invoice you with the correct pricing.

1.2. Deposit (Non-refundable deposit)

A non-refundable deposit per person and/or per room per night is required to reserve

space for you.

1.2.1. Dive and Non Dive package

RM 948/person

Note:

Non-refundable deposits are required at time of booking to hold or to confirm space for you. Deposit payment indicates you have read and accepted these Please bring along your Travel Service Voucher

1.3. Full Payment (Final Payment)

Full/final payment is due 30 days prior to commencement of services. If final/full payment is not received by the due date, your reservation will be cancelled and your full deposit will be retained by the resort. The resort is not responsible for cancelled of reservations in the event final balance is not received by the final payment date.

2. Bookings within thirty (30) days.

For reservations made within the final payment date of your vacation (in most cases,within 30 days of departure and subjected to availability of accommodation), FULL PAYMENT is required at time of booking.

3. Minimum requirement, Accompanying Children and Infants.

3.1. Minimum requirement: 2 persons at least

Single traveler – subjected to single supplement surcharge of additional 30% to the package price

3.2. Accompanying Children

Travelers below 12 years old on the departure date must be accompanied by an adult throughout the vacation and are requested to share an adult's accommodation. To receive the young traveler's discount, the traveler must qualify at commencement of services.

Pricing Guide:

 3 Adults in a chalet – 5% discount each on the package price

 1 Adult + 1 Child in a chalet (Based on 2 Adults Rate)

 Junior Diver is under Diver Package

 Adult age applies from 12 yrs old onward

 Child (2 to 12 yrs old) – 50% of Non-Dive Package

3.3. Infant

Infant (below 24 months) – 10% of Non-Dive Package

4. Package Prices

Package prices are in Ringgit MALAYSIA and exclude airfare, snorkel or dive gear hire,beverages, laundry, room service and others not specified or mentioned in the tour itinerary or in brochures. Package price is per person, based on double occupancy (two people sharing a room).

Single room supplement and triple reductions or pricing guides are mentioned in CLAUSE 3 above. Prices are subjected to change without prior notice.

5. Divers Certification and Equipment

Only certified divers may participate in scuba diving activities, unless they are enrolled in a scuba training program and under the direct supervision of their certified Instructor.

Guests need to produce their certification card prior to diving. Failure to produce certification card / credentials may result in the guest being denidive until they can prove their certification level. Certified divers minimum requirement is PADI Open Water-recreational dive certificate or equivalent.

All scuba divers must accept full and complete responsible for themselves, their actions and their equipment. Divers may use their own gear, or to rent and use our dive equipment. (Please refer to our dive equipment rental rate)

6. Extension stay request.

One may apply for extension of stay while at the resort but subjected to accommodation availability.

7. Participation

For the benefit of everyone at the resorts, the resort reserves the right to accept or reject any vacation participant and to remove any participant whose conduct is deemed incompatible with the interests of the other participants. The resort will not refund or cover any cost or expenses incurred for termination of vacation arrangements due to unacceptable behavior.

Note:

a) Smoking is not allowed on transportation that is exclusively provided by the resort.

Smoking is restricted to certain areas at the resorts.

b) Strictly no outside Food & Drinks allowed into the resort

8. Travelers Who Need Special Assistance On Tours and/or Cruises

You must advise any disability requiring special attention at the time the reservation is made. The resort will do their best to accommodate the special needs request, but is not responsible in the event it is unable to do so nor responsible for any denial of services by, hotels, restaurants, or other independent suppliers. The resort cannot provide individual assistance to a vacation participant for walking, dining, getting on and off motor coaches, passenger boat and other vehicles, or other personal needs. The resort strongly recommends a qualified and physically able companion must accompany travelers who need such assistance. All travelers are subjected to the Participation CLAUSE 7 above.

9. Transfer Arrangement & Fees.

Package prices are inclusive of land & boat transfer on the check-in and checkout day only. Additional fee will be charged for unscheduled transfers included in the package.ed permission to scuba

10. Cancellation Charges/Refund.

Please notify us via email of the intention to cancel any booking at the earliest instance available. Any request for refunds is subjected to these

Terms & Conditions.

After commencement of service no refund in part or full, will be made (in cash equivalent or vacation price reduction) for unused services/activity for voluntary modifications made by the traveler. Where a guest fails to complete a dive, dive course or fails to participate in pre-booked or packaged activities for any reason (including ill health) or free choice, they will still be charged for the package.

If a booking cancellation is received by the resort prior to the final payment date of your vacation, the non-refundable deposit payments will be retained.

In the event of cancellation after full payment, the following will apply minus any bank charges, credit card charges and any exchange rate losses, if incurred:

a) From 29-16 days before arrival in Sabah - 30% of the trip's full price forfeited

b) From 14 days to arrival date in Sabah - 50% of the trip's full price forfeited

c) From 7 days to arrival date in Sabah - 75% of the trip's full price forfeited

d) "No show" by customer - 100% of the trip's full price forfeited

The resort reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any vacation departure for any reason, including insufficient demand or force majeure. If a vacation is cancelled prior to departure, resort will only refund the amount received for the reservation. The resort will try to rebook the same vacation with a different departure date or a similar vacation but there is no guarantee of availability of offering

11. Unforeseen Circumstances

The resort will not be held liable for any delay, additional expense or inconvenience which may be caused directly or indirectly by events outside of the company control, such as late arrival of domestic or international flights, civil disturbance, fire, floods, unusually severe weather, act of God, act of Government, or the failure of anymachinery or equipment. Additionally, resort will not accept any responsibility for any injury, guest loss of or damage to personal equipment and property whilst staying at the resort, or during participation in any activity. In the unlikely event that the dive trip is cancelled due to bad weather, rough and dangerous sea conditions, a natural disaster, an act of God, war, political unrest, a danger to passengers, or the boat, then the resort has the right to cancel or delay the departure. The resort withholds the right to change the planned itinerary, leave for jetty early or change the schedule.

12. Liability

The resort cannot be held responsible, or in any way liable, for property losses, personal losses, accidents, injury, or death for any reason whatsoever, whether through any activities booked through us, or caused to you by third parties connected, or not connected to us. The resort will not be liable, for any additional expenses incurred by customers, for any reasons whatsoever. If a complaint is received about the package, for any reason, the company will agree to investigate and may act upon the complaint dependent upon our findings. All guests/customers will be required to read and sign the company Standard Liability Form and other related forms at the resort upon arrival or check-in. Refusal by a guest to sign such documents will prevent the resort from providing such activities.

13. Insurance

We recommend that if you intend to go scuba diving, make sure you have an insurance policy that covers this activity. We strongly recommend that all guests take out adequate travel insurance covers accident, loss caused by cancellations, loss of luggage, personal property, medical expenses, medical evacuation and weather disruption / cancellations (including activity cancellations). Guests intending on participating in diving activities must ensure their insurance covers them for SCUBA related activities and has appropriate 'depth ' coverage.

14. Travel Documentation

Please check you have the required travel documents before booking your dive trip.Make sure your passport has at least 6 months to run from your time of entry into Malaysia.

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