Sipadan Water Village

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With its stunning Bajau architectural design, Sipadan Water Village is simply breathtaking. Located on Mabul Island which is home to groups of Bajau fishermen, Sipadan Water Village resort has been built based on their traditional palm thatched cottages. The Bajau Laut tribe are sea gypsies who have spent their lives at sea although some of the tribe have made the transition from sea nomadic to sedentary village life at a former major anchorage site on Mabul Island.

The international staff of dive guides and instructors at Sipadan Water Village know the area like the back of their hands and will be able to take you places and show you things that you would not be able to see elsewhere. All the Sipadan Water Village resorts personal Dive Masters are specifically trained in the marine ecology of Mabul Island and they are more than willing to share their knowledge of the marine life and dive attractions that surround the area. All of this combined with Sea turtles swimming underneath your private cottage makes Sipadan Water Village a very different experience to other resorts in the area and you’ll be sure to have a vacation of a lifetime.

Although not the cheapest resort for diving in Sipadan, you definitely get what you pay for.

Facilities & Services

  • PADI 5 Star Dive Centre Resort
  • Sea-view restaurant
  • Open-air lounge
  • Spa
  • WiFi
  • Helipad
  • Bar
  • Souvenir shop
  • Minimart
  • Video services
  • 24 hours staff on call
  • Babysitting services
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Tour desk

Sample Itinerary (4D/3N)

Day 1

  • Meet by SWV staff representative at Tawau Airport upon arrival
  • Overland transfer to jetty in Semporna (70 minutes) for boat departure to Mabul at 0900hrs
  • Arrived Sipadan Water Village, check in and lunch will be ready to be served
  • Begin your unlimited house reef diving
  • Dinner

Days 2 – 3

  • 3 boat dives daily
  • Unlimited house reef dives

Day 4

  • Breakfast
  • Check out from Mabul via 1100hrs boat transfer
  • Proceed to Tawau Airport for next flight

Prices Include

  • Airport meeting services in Tawau (0600 hrs – 1800 hrs)
  • Return land transfer from Tawau to Semporna
  • Return speedboat transfer from Semporna to Tawau
  • Twin share water cottage accommodation with private sundeck
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner (except on arrival and departure day)
  • Unlimited Mabul House Reef shore diving from 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Weight, weight belt and tanks

Prices Exclude

Liu August 31, 2017

Dear friend,
we plan to go sipadan for diving on Jan. 20, 2018, four people, three of us are going deep diving there with aow for like 5 or more days, pls contact me to confirm everything in detail and let me about the price. thx


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