Reef Dive Resort Mataking Island - Semporna, Sabah Borneo


Hotel Description

Destination

Borneo ~ Sabah ~ Tawau ~ Semporna ~ Mataking Island

Room

A total of 37 rooms consisting of Villas, Chalets and Premier Deluxe units. . Traditional architecture offering simply elegant and exquisite accommodation for up to 70 pax in a serene and cozy set up

Room Description

Premier Deluxe Lodges (West) : Situated on the western side of the isle, these handcrafted lodges are the perfect choice for those guests who appreciate traditional Malaysian charm. Your own private sundeck allows you to have a wonderful place to seek the shelter from the direct Malay sunshine, most of which are still in line of site of the western facing lagoon. Bedrooms here are designed for your individual comfort and little place of solitude with cool tiled flooring and traditional accoutrements. Each Deluxe comes with air-conditioning that allows you to sit in comfort of your very own satellite television, and whilst there, why not take advantage of your own mini bar

Premier Deluxe Lodges (East) : These quiet and peaceful lodges are set on the eastern face of the island, giving you a set-back view of the Filipino side of the resort. Positioned purposely to the east, these lodges offer a great early morning catchment of sun until well into the afternoon. Each lodge is designed in identical style to the Premier lodges offering a great element of privacy to read, relax and take-in the Mataking atmosphere. If you want a good mix of both garden and sea, this accommodation is perfect as you are never any further than a stone’s throw from a beach! You will always feel at home in a Premier Deluxe Lodges.

King Chalet : the balcony of your chalet gives you a front row seat as the sun settles over the nearby islands in the evening, turning the entire lagoon to a bright orange colour. Each King Chalet has a bedroom which is simply oversized and luxurious. The large queen bed overlooking your private balcony with satellite television and mini bar will allow you to relax to the max! Each bathroom comes with a private bathtub overlooking the lagoon and a large walk-in shower.

Luxury island Villa Beach Villas : These are the newest addition to the Mataking family . built by hand, the alang-alang grass roofing of these grand villas allows a unique and natural coolness to the room during the day whilst at night, keeps the warmth of the room in. The polished marble flooring of the bedroom area retains an element of grandeur, whilst the individual stone wash basins and hand crafted outside shower demonstrate an element of home-grown luxury. A private Jacuzzi with jungle backdrop at the rear and a quaint little gazebo at the front add the finishing touches to this unique piece of local craftwork.

Facility & Activity

The Reef Restaurant serves Asian and Continental Buffet, Coral Bar, Exotic Garden, Souvenir Shop, Safekeeping service, Jamu Spa & Jacuzzi with a most therapeutic experience; the powerful underwater jets arranged in anatomical positions in a heated pool, satellite TV with more than 30 channels, Telephone & Fax, Entertainment lounge corner, Dive & Sea sports centre with 3 boat dives a day, unlimited house reef diving and excursion to the nearby islands including the well known island of Sipadan and Mabul (charges apply), Beach Volley Ball & Beach Soccer, First Aid & Emergency Kit, Mailing Services, Activity Desk, Wireless broadband & Internet Connection

Location

Just 40 minutes by speedboat from Semporna



Reef Dive Resort Dive Package - valid from 1st April 2015 until 31st March 2017

(Malaysian & Singaporean & Residents - Minimum 2 pax)

Diver (Per Person) 3Days / 2Nights 4Days / 3Nights 5Days / 4Nights Extension Per Night
Garden View Deluxe RM 1886 RM 2464 RM 3005 RM 705
King Chalet RM 2289 RM 3148 RM 3842 RM 912
Beach Chalet (Semi-D) RM 2294 RM 3148 RM 3895 RM 949
Beach Chalet / Villa RM 2416 RM 3312 RM 4129 RM 996
Non-Diver (Per Person) 3Days / 2Nights 4Days / 3Nights 5Days / 4Nights Extension Per Night
Garden View Deluxe RM 1611 RM 2046 RM 2500 RM 588
King Chalet RM 2003 RM 2660 RM 3307 RM 790
Beach Chalet (Semi-D) RM 2025 RM 2756 RM 3455 RM 832
Beach Chalet / Villa RM 2130 RM 2899 RM 3636 RM 875

Reef Dive Resort Dive Package - valid from 1st April 2017 until 31st March 2018

(Malaysian & Singaporean & Residents - Minimum 2 pax)

Diver (Per Person) 3Days / 2Nights 4Days / 3Nights 5Days / 4Nights Extension Per Night
Garden View Deluxe RM 2,028 RM 2,644 RM 3,229 RM 774
King Chalet RM 2,644 RM 3,115 RM 3,860 RM 916
Beach Chalet (Semi-D) / Beach Chalet / Villa RM 2,432 RM 3,328 RM 4,119 RM 1,004
Non-Diver (Per Person) 3Days / 2Nights 4Days / 3Nights 5Days / 4Nights Extension Per Night
Garden View Deluxe RM 1,728 RM 2,194 RM 2,686 RM 631
King Chalet RM 2,013 RM 2,675 RM 3,322 RM 797
Beach Chalet (Semi-D) / Beach Chalet / Villa RM 2,142 RM 2,908 RM 3,654 RM 880

Rates Above Include 6%GST and 3.5% credit card charge

  • Premier Deluxe : Sea facing deluxe rooms (closer to dive shops and dining room)
  • Chalet : Single/ Semi D bungalow providing more privacy with own balcony & bathtub
  • Villa : Individual beach houses overlooking the sea.

Peak Surcharge:

A peak period surcharge of 5% is applicable for the Month of July - August (1st July- 31st August 2018), 1st – 7th October 2017 and 15th February – 21st February 2018.

CHILDREN (Share Room with Parents)

  • Child aged 1-4 years old 30% of Non-Diver Rates
  • Child aged 5-11 years old 50% of Non-Diver Rates

The above rates EXCLUDE compulsory

  • Jetty fee of RM 2 per person per entrance for Malaysian Identification Card holder
  • Jetty fee of RM 10 per person per entrance for International passport holder


PACKAGE INCLUSIVE OF:

• Airport Meeting Service, Return Land/Boat Transfer (Tawau Airport – Semporna Jetty – Mataking Island – Semporna Jetty – Tawau Airport)
• Twin sharing accommodation at Mataking Island with air-conditioning, fresh hot water shower and attached bathroom with private sundeck / balcony, complimentary use of Jacuzzi
• Full board meals, free flow of coffee/tea and light snacks

* Please Read TERMS & CONDITIONS below

Please Note:

* Dive Package are subjected to diving schedules and regulations set by the dive centre * Please note that the resort's normal Check In time is 1400 and Check Out time is 1000. Any early check in or late check out will be subjected to room availability especially during peak season.

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

Equipment RENTAL (per day)

BCD, Reg, Wetsuit, Torch RM25 each item

Mask RM10

Dive Computer RM30

Fins RM10

Snorkel RM8

Booties RM8

Equipment rental is NOT included in any of our Resorter / Diver Packages. Please note: Rental of One Full set of Dive Equipment is RM 85 per day and one set Snorkeling Equipment is RM 30 per day. Limited sets and subject to availability. It is advisable to reserve in advance.


Reef Dive Resort Dive Package - valid from 1st April 2015 until 31st March 2017

(International Markets )

Diver (Per Person) 3Days / 2Nights 4Days / 3Nights 5Days / 4Nights Extension Per Night
Garden View Deluxe RM 2358 RM 3079 RM 3758 RM 880
King Chalet RM 2872 RM 3875 RM 4802 RM 1140
Beach Chalet (Semi-D) RM 2873 RM 3933 RM 4865 RM 1182
Beach Chalet / Villa RM 3021 RM 4139 RM 5120 RM 1246
Non Diver (Per Person) 3Days / 2Nights 4Days / 3Nights 5Days / 4Nights Extension Per Night
Garden View Deluxe RM 2014 RM 2555 RM 3127 RM 738
King Chalet RM 2500 RM 3323 RM 4134 RM 986
Beach Chalet (Semi-D) RM 2528 RM 3440 RM 4314 RM 1040
Beach Chalet / Villa RM 2660 RM 3620 RM 4540 RM1092

Reef Dive Resort Dive Package - valid from 1st April 2017 until 31st March 2018

(International Markets )

Diver (Per Person) 3Days / 2Nights 4Days / 3Nights 5Days / 4Nights Extension Per Night
Garden View Deluxe RM 2,531 RM 3,234 RM 3,955 RM 1,004
King Chalet RM 2,842 RM 3,772 RM 4,675 RM 1,212
Beach Chalet (Semi-D) / Beach Chalet / Villa RM 2,988 RM 4,067 RM 4,975 RM 1,327
Non Diver (Per Person) 3Days / 2Nights 4Days / 3Nights 5Days / 4Nights Extension Per Night
Garden View Deluxe RM 2,190 RM 2,720 RM 3,336 RM 839
King Chalet RM 2,512 RM 3,267 RM 4,062 RM 1,053
Beach Chalet (Semi-D) / Beach Chalet / Villa RM 2,658 RM 3,536 RM 4,440 RM 1,163

Rates Above Include 6%GST AND Include 3.5% credit card charge

Premier Deluxe : Sea facing deluxe rooms (closer to dive shops and dining room)

Chalet : Single/ Semi D bungalow providing more privacy with own balcony & bathtub

Villa : Individual beach houses overlooking the sea.

Peak Surcharge:

A peak period surcharge of 5% is applicable for the Month of July - August (1st July- 31st August 2018), 1st – 7th October 2017 and 15th February – 21st February 2018.

CHILDREN (Share Room with Parents)

  • Child aged 1-4 years old 30% of Non-Diver Rates
  • Child aged 5-11 years old 50% of Non-Diver Rates

The above rates EXCLUDE compulsory

  • Jetty fee of RM 2 per person per entrance for Malaysian Identification Card holder
  • Jetty fee of RM 10 per person per entrance for International passport holder

PACKAGE INCLUSIVE OF:

• Airport Meeting Service, Return Land/Boat Transfer (Tawau Airport – Semporna Jetty – Mataking Island – Semporna Jetty – Tawau Airport)

• Twin sharing accommodation at Mataking Island with air-conditioning, fresh hot water shower and attached bathroom with private sundeck / balcony, complimentary use of Jacuzzi

• Full board meals, free flow of coffee/tea and light snacks

* Please Read TERMS & CONDITIONS below

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

Terms and Conditions for All Markets :

 Above rates is per person and based on a TWIN / TRIPLE sharing basis. Minimum 2 adults.

 Single Traveler: Additional 50% on top of the total package for single room occupancy applies. In any event there is no other guests to meet the minimum requirement for the land and boat transfer, there will be an additional of RM 250 per way for land transfer and RM 475 per way for boat transfer.

 A peak period surcharge of 5% is applicable for the Month of July - August (1st July-31st August 2018), 1st – 7th October 2017 and 15th February – 21st February 2018.

 Any children who are certified diver will have to pay FULL divers rates regardless of their age and parents are to be held responsible for their children at all times.

 Proof of Identity and Nationality is required.

 Diver Package includes 3 daily boat dives at Mataking / Pandanan / Bohayan / Kelapuan /Timbatimba / PomPom with experience guide provided & unlimited shore buddy dives without guide.

Tanks, weights / weight belt are provided.

 Dive packages are subjected to our diving schedules and regulations as set by our Dive Centre.

 Normal Resorter packages CANNOT be converted to Dive package once the guest has arrived at our resort. Resorter with certified dive license who wish to go diving at Mataking Island will be charged at RM 100 per dive per diver regardless of boat or beach dives - NOT including dive equipment rental.

NOTE: It is a must to provide full details on guests’ personal particulars and flight details at least 14 days in advance before the arrival. Failing which, a surcharge of RM 475 shall be imposed.

 Special Packages/ Honeymooners/ Spa packages are available.


TRAVEL INFORMATION


(Land & Sea Transfer Schedule)

3 Times Daily Boat Transfer INTO Mataking Island
AIRPORT PICK UP BOAT IN ARRIVE ISLAND
830 930 1030
1030 1200 1300
1530 1630 1730
2 Times Daily Boat Transfer OUT FROM Mataking Island
BOAT OUT JETTY PICK UP ARRIVE AIRPORT
1100 1145 1330
1400 1445 1630


 Guests are recommended to follow the flights www.malaysiaairlines.com and www.airasia.com which are connected to the daily REGULAR boat schedule to minimise waiting time at the airport/Semporna. Guest MUST choose flight that arrives before 3pm.

 For Guests who cannot make it for the last boat schedule at 1630hrs (from Semporna) due to any delay or unforeseen circumstances will be required to put a night stay at Tawau. We recommend guests to stay at our associate hotel named.

 Heritage Hotel located in the city center for convenience. We can assist in hotel reservation if required.

 We shall provide transfer arrangement to Heritage Hotel in Tawau for guests arriving after 1500hrs. For guests staying overnight at Heritage Hotel shall be picked up from hotel early next morning at 0730hrs to be transferred to onward journey to Semporna Jetty followed

 For Guests guests staying overnight at Heritage Hotel shall be picked up from hotel early next morning at 0730hrs to be transferred to onward journey to Semporna Jetty followed by 0930hrs boat into Mataking Island.

 For group bookings, please enquire for any special boat or land transfer required.

 Private/ unscheduled land and boat transfer service can be arranged at RM1450 for a return way.

 Advance Arrival Exception: We can only provide airport transfer to guests who wish to arrive ONE DAY earlier of check in day at Mataking Island.

 Local departures are subject to flight arrival time, weather conditions, group size and / or any unforeseen irregularity. In the event due to insufficient number of guests to fill up our boat/coach, we may need to re-arrange the above transportation time table.

Please contact us for final arrangement. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the content of this timetable at the time of printing. However, the schedules are subject to change without prior notice and travelers are therefore advised to check with on the latest information regarding the most suitable schedule as The Reef Dive Resort cannot be held responsible for any delay, cancellation, missed flight or missed connection.

Please note that our resort normal Check In time is 1400 and Check Out time is 1100. Any early check in or late check out will be subjected to room availability especially during peak season.

Please contact us for final arrangement. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the content of this timetable at the time of printing. However, the schedules are subject to change without prior notice and travelers are therefore advised to check with on the latest information regarding the most suitable schedule as The Reef Dive Resort cannot be held responsible for any delay, cancellation, missed flight or missed connection.

Please note that our resort normal Check In time is 1400 and Check Out time is 1100. Any early check in or late check out will be subjected to room availability especially during peak season.

SUPPLEMENTARY BOAT TRIP to SIPADAN ISLAND

Number of Guests

1

2

3

4

5

6 & 7

Price Per Guest

RM1,100

RM 450

RM 330

RM 270

RM 235

RM 200

(Boat & Permit Fees)

This price is subject to change and will be updated every now and then. Guest is to pay for the permit and boat fees at the resort according to the current rate.

• The world renowned divers’ paradise is located about 80 minutes speed boat ride from Mataking.

• One boat can accommodate up to a maximum of 7 divers with 3 boat dives at Sipadan Island.

• Sipadan trips are subjected to weather conditions and boat / dive guide availability. The company values guest safety as paramount.

Sipadan Government Levy / Entry Permit: -

• When making Sipadan trip bookings, advance notice is required (preferably 1 month before arrival). Prebook to be paid at island.

• There is NO Guarantee that we can obtain permits due to limited spaces especially if it is a last minute request.

• Is to be applied paid upon confirmation or else, our company will have the rights to deny any guest from entering Sipadan Island.

• The fee is RM 40 per person and is valid for ONE (1) day only.

• This levy charge is to be paid separately as it is NOT included in any of our packages.

• In the event of bad weather and the trip has to be cancelled or if the guest cancels on personal reasons, permit paid is NOT refundable or transferable to a later date. The management will not be responsible for such losses rendered to the guests.

SPECIAL OFFER:- For a group booking of, 6 divers & above with a minimum stay of 5D/4N on the same arrival & departure time is entitled for a special offer of a FREE day diving trip to Sipadan Island (subject to the approval of Sipadan permit by Sabah Parks authorities, excluding entry permit of RM 40 per diver per day entry)

Our Company reserves the final decision and right to determine the destination / number of boat dives for this special offer.

IMPORTANT NOTE – Due to the restricted Sipadan entry permit quota set by Sabah Parks, guests are required to submit Full Names with Nationality, Gender, Passport Numbers and contact address for us to proceed with the permits application at least 14 days in advance prior to arrival in order to allow sufficient time to process and obtain the permit approval. Failure to do this can result in Guest being denied entry to Sipadan Island.

RESERVATION AND CONFIRMATION

Once a booking for a space is made, a 30% reservation fee from the total package price must be paid within 7 days after the initial booking otherwise it will automatically be made available for resale. The fees are not refundable and full payments have to be settled 30 days before the date of arrival.

Please note that the accommodation may be available at the time of inquiry but it is not being held for you. A request cannot be confirmed until we receive guest personal particulars and deposit payment.

BOOKING CANCELLATION

In the event of cancellation, the following cancellation charges shall apply:

• Confirmation date to 30 days before arrival - 30% of the trip’s full price forfeited

• 29 days to 15 days before arrival - 50% of the trip’s full price forfeited

• 14 days to 01 day before arrival - 75% of the trip’s full price forfeited

• NO SHOW of customer - 100% of the trip’s full price forfeited

CANCELLATION / CHANGES OF BOAT SCHEDULE

In the event if we encounter a bad weather condition or unforeseen circumstances which render a cancellation of last boat transfer into the island for reasons of safety or commercial reasons. All relevant food and lodging costs for the overnight stay will be arranged and absorbed by the company in lieu of the cost staying in Mataking. There will be NO further claims or refunds for such incidental circumstances.

AFFIRMATION & LIABILITY RELEASE LETTER

Upon arrival, guests are required to sign an affirmation and liability release letter for the benefits of all parties.

FINAL DISCREPANCY

ABOVE PRICES AND CONDITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FROM TIME TO TIME AS REQUIRED DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.

The company shall NOT be held responsible and reserve the rights to charge the customer for any additional costs rendered by any last minute cancellations, delays and changes of any arrangement made by the customer (Less than 48 hours Before Arrival Time as per schedule). Guests are also recommended to follow our recommended flights in order to connect to our daily normal boat transfer in and out from the island to minimize the waiting time.

All types of activities being offered by the company on the island especially dive activities are subjects to bad sea, weather conditions / poor visibility and also divers’ own physical abilities (eg. injuries, intoxication, hangovers, etc). Therefore, we reserve the final decision and rights to either proceed or abort any activities / dives for any safety reasons.

Flying After Diving (Last day at resort) – It is recommended that divers are to wait a minimum of 18 hours and sometimes up to 24 hours before they fly. However, we, at The Reef believes that this differ from different individuals, agencies and even dive computer / dive tables. If divers choose to dive less than 18 hours (recommended hours) before they fly, they will be required to sign a separate Liability/Release Form for this matter. However, this is still subjects to the approval of the Dive Centre management.


Suggested itinerary

Date
Itinerary
Day 1
Flight arrival at Tawau, transfer to Semporna jetty and connect boat to Mataking Island.
Check in resort; briefing.
Check out dive.
Day 2 and 3
3 boat dives and unlimited house reef.
2 dives in Sipadan Island (optional)
Day 4
No dive
Free until departure.




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