Pom Pom Island Resort

About Pom Pom Island Resort

This spectacularly luxurious resort is set on Pom Pom Island a 45 minute boat trip from the coast of Borneo, one of very few rare islands in the China Sea. Surrounded by white sands and the turquoise waters of the Celebes Sea, the island takes just an hour to walk around and explore the rich, tropical vegetation.

It is a diver’s paradise and often shelters Green and Hawksbill turtles, if you are lucky during your stay you could witness the hatching of the eggs and the tiny baby turtles running to the sea!

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Crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches, teeming with underwater wildlife for a perfect dive resort.


A quiet, private island under the sun, surrounded by the Celebes Sea. A 45 minute boat ride from the coast of Borneo.

Accommodation & Facilities

The resort offers three types of room; Beach Villas, Water Villas and Garden Villas, they are all based on two sharing, however extra beds can be arranged if you are staying in a family. All rooms are constructed in traditional ways, with architecture in keeping with the islands natural surroundings without disturbing or removing any of the islands vegetation.

All rooms offer your own private balcony with sun beds, en-suite bathroom, ceiling fans and double sliding doors for a fantastic panoramic view. The Beach Front villas are just a few steps away from the beach and tropical sea, whereas the garden villas are a few steps back, set in the rich greenery of the island, integrating with the natural harmony of the land. The Water Villas offer a superb panoramic vista of the sea, you can enter the water via your personal ladder and the bathroom, although private, opens up to give a spectacular view, even from the bath.


The resort serves traditional Malay/Chinese food as well as European, all served as a grand buffet. Ingredients are fresh and local with a variety of meats and vegetables.


Diving is the main activity here, swimming and snorkelling can be done from the beach or the jetty and there is the option of renting a kayak to circumnavigate the island. For sporting enthusiasts there are games of beach volley ball, football or cycling and there is a great track for runners.

Child Policy

Children of all ages welcome.

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