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Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Rimba resort for a long weekend whilst visiting my father in Singapore. The brief was to find somewhere that the kids and us could live in paradise for 3 days, with an authentic vibe, a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of 'wild' activities for the kids. Rimba resort was all this and so much more. We stayed in...

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our Rimba long-weekend escape exceeded our expectations at every turn. The rustic beach huts are perfect for couples of families. Whether you're into diving, snorkelling, day spa action or plain old relaxing - Rimba is the perfect antidote to the city. A bar that couples as a covered but open lounge is the centre-point for all guests and the atmosphere...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Rimba last weekend to get away from the noise and chaos of Singapore for a little while and we had the best time ever. The island is very rustic; no aircon, no wifi and no TV, which in my opinion is just perfect. There is always an amazing breeze on the island and it is a lot less...

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Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rimba is fabulous a very relaxing resort with quite brilliant 5 star staff. It is however very rustic with cold showers and open huts. If you want to get away from it all this is the place as there is not much to do if you don't like diving, except go for walks and read. The beach is a bit...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been several years since we last made a trip to Rimba so we were very glad to find out that the place is as lovely and rustic as ever. The awesome Rimba crew made sure we felt like we were home away from home and we left feeling like we left a part of our hearts at Rimba....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place to relax close by the jungle and the sea. The seafront chalets have an amazing view and are fit with the landscape. The staff are friendly and kind, they anticipate or satisfy the requests. The food are delicious and plentiful. I think I will come against!

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We drove from KL, parked our car and got on the resort boat, and so our fun began! This is not a 5 star resort so if you want luxury don't come here. Our 3 night getaway was fantastic. We have a 3 year old and 17 month old and they just loved the beach which is great for collecting...

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Johor, Malaysia
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Good:- 1) Short travel distance via boat transfer from jetty 2) Upon arrival, welcome by warm and friendly staffs by the beach to help us down from boat 3) they will send you direct to your room first, let u settled down rather than send you to proceed for registration, payment for chk in etc 4) our 'hut/room' is simply...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Fantastic environment, quiet and simple gives opportunity of real relax after fast and noisy and full of stress life in Singapore. Absolutely friendly staff create home atmosphere.One of not- so many places and resorts, where I always like to come back , especially that easy to go there from Singapore.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great place to chill and enjoy the sea and nature. Easy and quick to get to from Singapore for a weekend. Simple, basic accommodation but clean and in tune with the overall easy-going atmosphere. Great staff and good food. All in all a wonderful, inexpensive place to escape city life and work.

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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only three hours from Singapore, Rimba Resort offers the perfect place to relax. Our natural bay at the northern tip of Pulau Sibu, Malaysia, offers a quiet and private setting where you can avail of great diving and snorkeling, and rejuvenate your senses.Rimba Resort offers more than two dozen dive sites, as well as the perfect training ground for beginner divers. Our dive school, Hi-Tide Divers, is what any Singapore based diver, or those who wish to become divers are looking for. Hi-Tide Divers boasts one of the most experienced instructors in the region and can cater to all your diving needs, whether it’s learning to dive at your chosen times in Singapore or at our house reef at Rimba Resort. Sitting on a Kenyan style village, Rimba Resort offers 21 charming seafront chalets all within a stone’s throw away from their 350m private beach. Because of its attractive location, Rimba Resort is the ideal place for a romantic beach wedding, team building function, corporate event, family vacation or dive holiday- the possibilities are endless. Our restaurant will exceed all expectations you may have for a small, personal resort. The bar, well there’s no other like it, and our private mini-van service from Singapore means you don’t need to drive or arrange your own transport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rimba Resort

Address: Kem Majidee, Pulau Sibu 81100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Johor > Pulau Sibu
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Rimba Hotel Johor Bahru
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“Family Chalet no1 is a great choice for groups - spacious and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 262henriettan, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Showers in all but two huts are cold, but given the temperature outside that doesn't matter. Mozzie nets are supplied.”
 of 5 bubbles chloeplum, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Families with more than one child would benefit from the family chalet for more space.”
 of 5 bubbles 96jennah, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms near bar are noisier but closer to the bar? all rooms have sea view, furthest have 100yd walk?”
 of 5 bubbles 720barrym, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Honeymoon suite & Family Chalet are the only huts with hot bath water so pick those if having a hot bath is important.”
 of 5 bubbles bittenbytheTbugz, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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