Pom Pom Island Resort is a luxury private dive resort located 35 miles from Semporna, Borneo. The island is a true paradise with rich vegetation and is encircled by the Celebes Sea with white sandy beaches and blue waters. The villas in the resort are placed around the unspoiled tropical gardens. In addition, the PADI dive center will bring you to great nearby dive sites.
The beach of the island can be circled by foot for 40 minutes, often a breeding ground for different species of marine turtles. Wedged between 6 other islands, Pom Pom resort is an ideal place for exploration of marine ecosystems.
Beachfront chalets, garden view chalets, and over-water villas traditionally built to go with the local surroundings without having to do any damage to the natural structures of the environment. The breeze of fresh air gives tourists a cool, comfortable and relaxing vibe anywhere around the island. All accommodation types are air-conditioned, have secluded balconies with an attached shower room with a supply of warm or cold drinkable water.
Specially made to channel a luxurious and private feeling to guests, the villas and chalets in the resort are built using eco friendly materials and techniques. Other than the eco friendly buildings are the owner's drive for ecological tourism and development through recycling rain-water by reverse osmosis process.
The Beach Chalets are built just a few steps away from the tropical water and hidden among the trees of palm edging from the beach. Two big sliding-doors unlock towards the spacious balcony where sun beds await for your relaxation and comfort. The Garden chalets are also made to the same high standard situated among the lush vegetation.
The Overwater Villas are built to offer spectacular views of the ocean and to be a place where the cool breeze directly hits. The private balcony is a good place to relax all senses while seeing the picturesque view or go down the ladder towards the warm, crystal clear water. These villas also feature a bathroom specifically fitted with a large bathtub so tourists can unwind while looking at the spectacular view.
The epicenter of the resort is a structure of timber that separate for the lounge, bar, and restaurant. The Calyx restaurant serves signature European and Asian dishes to go with the different taste buds of everyone. The meals are of buffet style and it showcases the local handpicked fruits, vegetables and seafood.
There is never a boring moment in the resort. Adventurous tourists can avail of kayaking, snorkeling and of course, diving. To the tourists who just want to relax, body massages and Tai Chi sessions in Overwater villas are offered. Other than that, the beach is always a good place to soak and release all the stress.
Situated at the heart of the marine diversity, diving in Pom Pom island offers a lot of sightings of vast species of fish. From the brightly colored and tiny Mandarin Fish to many types of turtles, the island is truly a dive paradise. With different dive spots just a quick boat ride away, there is no reason for staying arid.