November 16, 2013
Pom Pom - a beautiful island retreat
THE Pom Pom Island Resort and Spa on the island of the same name is surrounded by
the blue waters of the Celebes Sea.
Just 45 minutes away from Semporna in Sabah, it is rich with vegetation and is
home to Green and Hawksbill marine turtles.
The resort consists of several villas – Beach Front Villas, Garden View Villas and
Water Villas – which were designed with traditional architecture and built amidst the island’s natural green
Equipped with facilities including a restaurant, bar and a spa, guests at the
resort can also plan diving or snorkelling activities at its dive desk.
Guests at the resort are sometimes able to witness the hatching of turtle eggs and
release of baby turtles into the sea, as well as other sea creatures.
In popular travel website tripadvisor.com.my, the resort is ranked the second best
out of six resorts around Pulau Sipadan.
It has also received good reviews from 88% of the 263 guests who commented on
their stay in the website.
Some of the guests have described the island as a “paradise” and a “beautiful
Many tourists are still flocking to Pom Pom Island Resort and Spa not knowing about the murder and abduction.
- The Star