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Kem Majidee, Pulau Sibu 81100 Malaysia
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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.
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Kem Majidee, Pulau Sibu 81100 Malaysia
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Jen Chew wrote a review Apr 2021
8 contributions
Went for a solo trip mainly for diving but was surprised with the special chalet along with the sea view. Really loved the Kenyan style chalet. I was blessed with great visibility and had 3 wonderful chill dives with Nicki my DM. The food was very well prep I had set lunch, 4-course dinner and buffet breakfast and lunch for the next day. It was really delicious, expected that the least actually. The staffs were very helpful and friendly too. House reef was nice too, you cna just snorkel around on your own, sometimes you can get some surprises. 😊 Will definitely revisit again!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Billy wrote a review Jan 2021
4 contributions
We booked the island suite for 3 nights and loved every second of it. Ferry service was seemless and the team welcomed us upon arrival. Served 3 meals a day and every meal was awesome, especially the Christmas lunch. Staff were all very friendly and provided great service as well as advice on the activities. If you want to spend time away from the crowds on the other islands, Rimba at Sibu is the place to be. Great place!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
hansha79 wrote a review Dec 2020
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia7 contributions1 helpful vote
Our kids are always partial to hard rock hotel type of holiday but in light of ongoing Covid-19, we were looking for a resort that is away from the crowd. This resort is not for you if you are looking for luxury escape but if you are looking for a laid-back, rustic and refreshing beach holiday then this resort will suit you perfectly. The chalet we stayed was a family chalet. It was clean, spacious and comfortable without the frills. The staff were friendly especially Nicki who was very helpful and answered all our “visitor” questions. The food was good and we really enjoyed the alfresco dining. We spent most of the day swimming, kayaking and exploring the beach. It was exactly the type of vacation we were looking for... a relaxing beach holiday in the midst of nature and a private beach.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Gaisha69 wrote a review Aug 2020
Highworth, United Kingdom11 contributions6 helpful votes
A fab 7-day getaway to unwind, rest, and recharge. Beautiful location and chilled atmosphere. Friendly and accommodating team. Highly recommend as a weekender or longer break. Thank you, Mal, Adam, Nur, Nicki, Penny, Briony, and the whole Team Rimba. We'll be back soon.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Sorfina wrote a review Aug 2020
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia5 contributions
Really enjoy my 3 nights stay here! Superb location for those who seek refuge from busy city life! Apart from the mosquitoes and rocky beach everything else is beyond excellent. Love how the resort retains most of the natural landscape. Food was really good and staff are really friendly and very accommodating! They even made me teh tarik every morning for breakfast :) You’ll also get one-to-one snorkel lesson which is very helpful and safe! Thanks Nur, Ayu, Niki, Penny and Mal! Already looking forward for the next stay!
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Date of stay: August 2020
MalaysiaJohorPulau Sibu
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rimba Resort
What are some of the property amenities at Rimba Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Rimba Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Does Rimba Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Rimba Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Rimba Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.