Sipadan Water Village Resort - Pulau Mabul, Sabah Borneo
DestinationBorneo ~ Sabah ~ Semporna ~ Pulau Mabul
Room45 water chalets - twin bed or king bed
Smallest cottage category at the resort. Situated behind the Dive center and it will be convenient for the divers. However, it is slightly noisy from the compressor. The cottage consists of 2 single beds and it cannot be add in another extra bed. Junior Cottage is facing the island or village view and it is semi -detached type, with sharing and linking the same balcony with next room.
Standard Cottage : There are 2 types. First is standard semi -detached type with sharing and linking the same balcony with the next room and stand-alone standard cottage. This category is bigger than Junior Cottage where we can addanother extra bed in the room. There are island view and sea view available for this category of rooms.
Remarks: Standard Cottage with Air con (S101, S107, S108, S115, S117, S119, S121 & S127)
Deluxe Cottage :2 units with air-con. 1 unit is with sea-view and another with island view. These Honeymoon Suites are furnished with 1 King Size and personal bathtub. Honeymoon Package - kayaking, fruit basket, flower arrangement, candle light dinner at balcony with sparkling wine (non-alcoholic) & souvenir (batik with stitched names).
Grand Deluxe Cottage : The grandest & biggest cottages are equipped with 2 Queen Size beds and personal Jacuzzi. 4 units available with island view. They are farthest from the receptions area. Remarks: Air-con surcharge is RM30/USD10 per night per person.
Facilities & Activities
Reception counter is open daily from 07:00hrs until midnight providing Guest Check-In,Checking Out,Express Checkout Service,Wake Up Calls,Safe Keeping Service,Telephone / Facsimile Facility,Mailing Services and Information,Travel and Tours Assistance,Internet / Wireless. Bar lounge open from 9:00hrs till midnight. Mini mart, open-air restaurant with aseating capacity of 150 people serves buffet featuring a mixture of local and continental cuisine. Meals time are: Breakfast 0700hrs to 0900hrs , Lunch 1200hrs to 1400hrs Dinner 1930hrs to 2100hrs. Dive Centre - The centre opens from 0700hrs onwards and is equipped withlockers, showers, toilet and a common area for resting between dives with complimentary snack, hot coffee and tea. It carries 5 Bauer compressors for refilling tanks, over 300 aluminium 3000 psi / 80 cubic foot tanks with American style "K" valves, rental sets of scuba diving equipment that are mainly Scuba Pro. The centre equipped withcustom-built fibreglass dive boats that carry 12 passengers each. Eachboat goes out 3 trips daily accompanied by a boatman and a Dive Master
Speedboat transfer from Semporna to Mabul Island (around 45 minutes)
MALAYSIAN & RESIDENT EXPATs NON-DIVER Package ~ valid till 31st March 2018
(Rate based on per person per package)
Rates Above Include 6%GST and Include 3.5% credit card charge
NON- MALAYSIAN NON-DIVER Package ~ valid till 31st March 2018
(Rate based on per person per package)
Rates Above Include 6%GST and include 3.5% credit card charge
** 10% Surcharge from the total package is applicable for peak period like Chinese New Year 27th Jan
– 02nd Feb 2017, Chinese National Day 01st – 07th Oct 2017 & Whole month of Aug
** All above rate quoted based on twin/triple sharing basis
** Packages rate are subject to 6% Goods and Services Tax
** Package rate are subject to peak season 10% rate
** Addition boat dive is RM150 each + 6% GST
The package starts from Tawau inclusive of the following services:
Airport meeting services in Tawau (0600 hrs – 1800 hrs)
Return land transfer from Tawau to Semporna (around 75 minutes)
Return speedboat transfer from Semporna to Mabul Island (around 45 minutes)
Twin share water cottage accommodation with sundeck at balcony
Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner (Depends on arrival and departure day)
It would not be possible for us to do transfer directly to the resort on the same day if the arrival is late as it would be dark for the boat transfer and is not advisable for safety reason.
Please advise to take flight before or 1400hrs arrives at Tawau Airport for direct to SWV Resort, Mabul.
Night transfer charges will be applied after 1800hrs for the transfer from Tawau Airport to any respective hotel (either in Tawau or Semporna Hotel).
Catching the earliest flight from the resort would also not possible as it would be still dark.
SWV will not obligate or compensate for waiting too long in the airport or flight delay.
However, our side will be to assist the guests should they need any assistance
Entering Sipadan Island, require permit and may not be approved on certain days if the quota exceed. Approval is issued by Sabah Park early one day before entering therefore would not be able to tell in advance. Guest can dive in Sipadan will be charged RM 40.00 per person per day than can be paid at the resort. Sipadan at this present moment only allowed 120 persons per day. SWV hold no responsibility for not being able to dive every day in Sipadan due to conservation done by our Government. We can only try our best to arrange every of our guests to dive at Sipadan.
i. DIVING PACKAGE INCLUDED
- Daily 3 boat dives (Except on arrival and NO DIVES on departure day) covering Mabul Island, Kapalai or Sipadan Island.
- Unlimited Mabul House Reef shore diving from 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM with buddy
- Weight, weight belt and tanks. Unused portion of the dives is not refundable and not transferable.
- Unused portion or dives are not refundable and non-transferable to other.
- Scuba diving equipment is NOT included in the package. However guest may rent it at the resort's dive center. Please to be advice that the scuba tank is K-valve 12L aluminum tanks. NITROX is available at RM 35.00 per tank at Dive center.
ii. NON DIVING PACKAGE/SNORKELING INCLUDED
- 1 boat snorkeling with equipment (Kapalai or Mabul Island depend of dive center arrangement)
- Unlimited house reef snorkeling WITHOUT equipment 0800hrs to 1800 hrs with buddy.
Extra boat snorkeling trip (Kapalai or Sipadan or other part of Mabul Island) is chargeable at RM 50 per person per trip. This including snorkeling equipment and snorkeling guide)
*Package NOT INCLUDE carbonated and alcohol drinks and any other services outside of SWV package
* Package CANNOT be converted once the guest has arrived at resort.
* RM 150 per dive will be charged if the diver purchases Non Diving packages (with certified diving license) wish to dive during their stay at our resort. Diving equipment is not included in this package
Malaysian (Local) - RM 2.00 per person / per trip Adult (with Malaysian Identification).
Child below 11 year old is free of charge
Non Malaysian (Foreigners) - RM 10.00 per person / per trip (with foreign passports).
Child below 11 year old – RM5.00 per person
Guest who brings their own carbonated or alcoholic drinks to the resort will be charged RM80.00 per carton upon arrival regardless the guests drink at their rooms, restaurant or bar.
CHECK IN AND CHECK OUT TIME FROM ROOM
CHECK IN : 14:00 HRS
0630AM BOAT – CHECK OUT FROM ROOM AT 6AM
1000AM BOAT – CHECK OUT FROM ROOM AT 9AM
1300PM BOAT – CHECK OUT FROM ROOM AT 12NOON
NOTE: For early morning departs at 6.30am, guest is requiring to settle their bill 1 night before at reception counter. Surcharge applies for late Check Out.
*SIPADAN ISLAND DIVING PACKAGE*
- RM500 or USD170 per person per day on top of the above prevailing Diving Package
- Package includes Sipadan levy and full set diving equipment, except dive computer
- Full payment is required upon confirmation to secure the tour package
- Preference is on first-come, first-serve basis
- Payment is non-refundable but transferable to another person if advance notice is given one week before arrival
ROOM WITH AIR-COND
Standard and Deluxe air-con rooms are charged extra at RM30 or USD10 per person per night. There are 8 STDA/Con and 2 Deluxe A/Con. The room number for Standard Cottage is S101, S107, S108, S119, S121 & S127 and for Deluxe Cottage is S122 & S123.
Children 04 to 12 years are charged 50% of the applicable rate and infant below 03 years old are charged 10% of the applicable rate provided they do not occupy separate beds. Age is taken as at the commencement of journey.
Any children who are certified divers will have to pay FULL Diver rates regardless of their age & parents are to be held responsible for their child at all times.
Minimum 10 paying guests + 1 FOC.
For every FOC applies, RM 350.00 per person for Domestic market and USD 100 per person for international market shall applies for the logistic charges. The FOC only start at SWV
Resort covering the accommodation, meal and beverages provided during meal times, diving and snorkeling.
FOC benefit does not cover Sipadan Entry Fee to Sipadan Island, carbonated and alcoholic drinks and any other services outside of the SWV package.
SIPADAN ISLAND PERMIT
Entering Sipadan Island requires a permit and may not be approved on certain days if the quota exceeded120 people per day. Approval is issued by Sabah Park one day before entering and therefore would not be able to confirm in advance. The entry permit fee RM 40.00 per person per day can be paid at the resort. SWV holds no responsibility for not being able to dive in Sipadan due to the ongoing conservation efforts.
For more than 3 people taking Open Water Course, RM 1200 per person
Diving manual RM300.00 with PIC and Que card
*Half-day rental not available
- Malaysian - RM 2.00 per person / per trip Adult (with Malaysian Identification).
Child below 11 years old is free of charge
- Non Malaysian – USD3.5 per person / per trip (with foreign passports).
Child below 11 years old – USD1.8 per person
STANDARD BOAT SCHEDULE TO/FROM SEMPORNA JETTY – SWV RESORT
- Additional surcharge will be applied for the late check-out.
- Out from our standard boat departure schedule, surcharge will be applied.
- During check-out, please prepared your luggage and put outside the room, bell boy will transfer your luggage to the lobby.
- For early morning departs at 0630AM, guest can settle their bill 1 night before at reception counter.
PENALTY FEE APPLIES FOR LATE CHECK OUT FROM ROOM.
A deposit, 20% of total payment would be required upon blocking the space or if the date is within one month, full payment would be required.
IF THE CHANGE OR CANCELLATONS IS DUE TO FORCE MAJEURE EVENTS (INCLUDING WITHOUT IMITATION POLITICAL UNREST, WAR OR THREAT OF WAR RIOTS, CIVIL STRIFE,CLOSURE OF AIRPORTS OR PORTS, INDUSTRIES DISPUTERS, TERRORIST ACTIVITY,NATURAL AND NUCLEAR DISASTERS, FIRE, EPIDEMIC OR HEALTH RISK, ACTS OF GOD,FLOOD, ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR OTHER SIMILAR EVENTS BEYOND SIPADAN WATER VILLAGE RESORT SDN. BHD’S CONTROL), YOU ARE AGREEING NO REFUND WILL BE MADE BY SIPADAN WATER VILLAGE RESORT SDN BHD.
In the event of cancellation, the following cancellation charges shall apply:
A NON-REFUNDABLE 20% DEPOSIT FROM TOTAL PACKAGE PAID
PERIOD OF NOTICE CANCELLATION FEE
Guest is requiring going for medical check and making sure in good condition before come to resort for holiday. If guest have health problem before coming to resort can get letter from doctor and send to the resort. We can keep the booking postponed maximum for 1 year. If there is any emergency happen at resort during the guest stay, resort will give full assistance to the guest. Any costing arriving from the emergency arrangement will be borne by the guest.
It is strongly recommend all guests to purchase travel insurance before come to resort. Any emergency matter arises, the guest can claim from insurance company. SWV Resort will provide the entire expenses bill to guest for claiming purposes.
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
1. Minimum number of pax required per trip is 2 pax. Single traveler is subjected to coincide with our scheduled transfers.
2. Full payment would be required one month (30 days) before the arrival date. Otherwise, the reservation is subjected to automatic cancellation and will be made available for resale.
3. A deposit, 20% of total payment would be required upon blocking the space or if the date is within one month, full payment would be required. If cancel booking, deposit will be forfeited or non-refundable.
4. Without any deposit, room shall be automatically release if we run of room by the time we have other client requesting the same reserved dates.
5. All USD bank notes starting with CB, DB & DF will not be accepted as legal tender at the resort. As these notes are NOT accepted by our Malaysian banks or money changers.
6. The resort accepts USD, YEN and EURO. Please take note all note have to be in good condition. If there is any tear, dirty like have ink or writing are not acceptable.
7. In case of cancellation, any payment made would not be refundable but is transferable to other dates within one year from the cancellation. All items in the package are non-refundable or transferable.
8. Sipadan Entrance fee is NOT included in the package and is to be paid by the guests at the resort depending on the number of days they are able to enter Sipadan Island.
9. Unused portion of the package is not refundable once tour commenced.
10. Full Names, new IC number , passport number, address, gender, nationality and flight details to be forwarded at least 30 days before the trip dates to facilitate our arrangement.
11. 2 Children under 12 years, rate is considered as one adult to be eligible for FOC for the incentive of 10+1.
12. Package which is sold can be amended before guests arrive to the resort. But once the guests arrived and wish to change the packages, it will be subject to SWV Resort approval.
13. The company shall not be held responsible and reserve the rights to charge the customer /agents for additional costs rendered by any last minute cancellation, delay and changes of arrangement made by customer (Less than 48 hours before arrival time as per schedule).
14. We reserve the right to amend, delete or add to these conditions or withdraw any rates herein at any time without prior notice.