Kapalai Luxury Resort

Kapalai Dive Resort is a luxury water village built on stilts over the sandbanks of the Ligitan reefs and located only a few minutes by boat from Sipadan and Mabul islands.

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Popular for honeymoons and weddings, Kapalai Resort's fifty elegant and spacious wooden chalets each offer ocean view balcony with total privacy perfect for sunbathing or watching the marine life just a few feet below.

The underwater scenary at Kapalai is totally different from the one seen at Sipadan. Indeed some of the world's best dive sites for macro and tiny underwater life are located just under the resort, accessible just by swimming from the dive center pier.

Just to name a few local species: flamboyant cuttlefish, mandarinfish, blue ring octopus, dragonets, giant frogfish, gobies, leaf fish, scorpionfish, gurnards, crocodile fish, giant moray eels, rays, turtles.

Dining

A delicious and sumptuous meal served in buffet style at the open central restaurant.

There is a large sundeck sitting area perfect for sipping a drink while enjoying the tropical sunset.

Other facilities

Other resort facilities includes the dive centre which provides diving, snorkeling and kayaking equipment for rent, broadband internet access, a souvenir shop and game room.

Kapalai Resort offers 2 types of packages:

Kapalai diving package includes

  • Land transfer from Tawau airport to our Semporna Jetty (return)
  • Boat transfer to Kapalai Resort (return)
  • Chalet Accommodation on twin or triple share basis at the resort
  • The ensuite bathrooms feature both hot shower and bathtub.
  • Unlimited dives infront of the Kapalai Dive Centre
  • No extra charge for night dives in front of dive centre
  • Tanks, Weight and belt provided
  • Delicious fresh food cooked by our chef (buffet style)
  • Afternoon snacks
  • Tea/Coffee/water & cordials served throughout the day
  • Taxes

Note: buying the diving package at the Kapalai Resort does not guarantee dives at Sipadan. Also divers will be put on the waiting list and should availability arise will be sent to Sipadan at no extra cost. Note that the chances for Sipadan are high if the guest stays longer (3+ nights at least).

Kapalai non diving package includes:

  • Land transfer from Tawau airport to our Semporna Jetty (return)
  • Boat transfer to Kapalai Resort (return)
  • Chalet Accommodation on twin or triple share basis at the resort
  • Delicious fresh food cooked by our chef (buffet style)
  • Afternoon snacks
  • Tea/Coffee/Water served throughout the day
  • Snorkeling gears available for rental
  • Taxes
Kapalai

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