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Hotel category
4 Star
Rooms
30
Wellness/Spa
NO
Internet
FREE
5 star dive center
Onsite
House reef
YES

Resort Highlights

  • Manukan Island Resort is a beach resort in Tunku Abdul Rahman Park
  • Reef fish, macro life, coral gardens, turtles
  • Luxury accomodation within natural surroundings
  • Private porch, living area, air-conditioning
  • Swimming pool, beach, house reef
  • Open air buffet, BBQ, steamboat meals
  • Volleyball, badminton, jet skiing, banana boats, parasailing 

Resort Description

Manukan Island Resort is a tropical island escape within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park. 

Enjoy the chance to dive amongst exotic fish and colourful corals in crystal clear Malaysian seas. Look out for turtles, reef fish and macro life including barracuda, clown fish, flamboyant cuttlefish and more. 

Choose from luxury beach side or hill side chalets built into the island's vegetation. Each guestroom offers a separate living area with private porch. The rooms are decorated with natural tones and white linens, offset by splashes of vibrant colour. 

The resort offers a swimming pool, white sand beachfront, house reef and open air buffet & a la carte restaurant.

Volleyball and badminton courts are available, and water sports include jet skiing, banana boats and parasailing. 

 

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BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 50% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 50% (balance) is due 37 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 50% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 45 days prior to arrival
  • 75% will be charged if you cancel between 45 and 14 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 14 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Manukan Island Resort

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI 5* IDC Career Development Center 
  • Trips to Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and more..
  • 49 local dive sites, house reef
  • Small group sizes
  • Experienced dive and boat team
  • Purpose built vessels with safety equipment
  • Return boat transfers included on arrival & departure day
  • Only 15 minutes from the mainland

Description

Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures is a 5* PADI Career Development Center on Manukan Island. 

Based inside the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, 49 dive sites are minutes' drive from the water front. There is a house reef available for diving or snorkelling. 

Daily three-tank dive trips depart on purpose-built dive vessels with GPS, marine radios and first aid kits. The dive team and boat staff boast local experience and an intimate understanding of the marine ecosystem. 

Group sizes are kept small and a pool is available for confined water training. A full range of PADI recreational and pro-level courses are taught, making use of a spacious air-conditioned classroom.

Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures are active conservationists, coordinating regular beach clean ups and net removals.

DIVING SERVICES

Courses

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Divemaster Internship
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Drysuit
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

Equipment

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment (Free)
  • Dive Computer ($)
  • Equipment For Kids
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Training Pool
  • Camera Room
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front
  • Housereef
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Malay

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc
  • Padi 100% Aware
  • Padi Green Star Award

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc/Idc

Resort Amenities

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Garden
  • Uk (3 Pin) Power Sockets

Activities

  • Jet Skiing
  • Beach Volleyball

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Buffet
  • A La Carte Menu
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food
  • Gluten Free Food

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

How to get there

Arrival

  • A boat transfer will be arranged to transport you to the resort following details of your travel itinterary. 
  • Boats depart at 08:30hrs from Sutera Harbour Marina to Manukan Island (if you are diving on day one), 10:30hrs or every hour until 15:30hrs.
  • Check in time is 2:00pm. 

Departure

  • Check out time is 12:00pm.
  • Return transfers depart at 13:00hrs and every half an hour after that until 16:00pm from Manukan Island to Sutera Harbour Marina.

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