12 12, 2010

Turtle Watching

By |December 12th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Chiemi San was helping our guests yesterday with turtle spotting from the Jetty at Pom Pom Island.  It is only possible when we have high tide which happens twice a day and the turtles come in to feed off the sea grass which is shallow water.  When the tide goes out, the turtles must return [...]

4 12, 2010

CLEANING DAY 2 WELL DONE !!

By |December 4th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Well done to all our fantastic staff and guest at Pom Pom who volunteered to clean the beaches; everyone has pulled together and now our beautiful island is a clean and safe place for turtles and other wildlife.  Its been a hard job, but we will keep doing it to make sure that our guests [...]

3 12, 2010

Two day Beach Clean-up

By |December 3rd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Today and tomorrow staff from every department at Pom Pom Island Resort are helping to clean the beaches at Pom Pom Island.  We always clean our own section of beach, but due to tides and current, there has been more rubbish washed up at the back of the Island.  So this morning everyone gathered at [...]

2 12, 2010

First Student

By |December 2nd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Welcome and well done to Alexandra from Italy who has just joined us as our new Italian Dive Instructor for qualifying her first PADI open water student here at Pom Pom Island.  Alexandra speaks English and Italian and has previously worked as an Instructor in Italy so she is bringing a wealth of experience to [...]

29 11, 2010

Pictures from guest

By |November 29th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

We received one parcel from Japan today. It is from our lovely repeater guest Mr.Kazu san & Mrs.Tomoko san, they sent pictures & DVD for us ! We were very happy to celebrate their wedding anniversary with cake made by Wasli & Sam.  Kazu san & Tomoko san also enjoyed diving with Dino, massage treatment by Agnes, took many [...]

29 11, 2010

Pasta Bar

By |November 29th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

A new option for our lovely guests has been introduced by Philippe, and has proved to be very successful.  We now, on most evenings have a Pasta Bar manned by Wesley, where guests can enjoy freshly prepared pasta, pipping hot and "Al dente" prepared in front of them.   The pasta sauces vary day to day, [...]

29 11, 2010

Dolphins seen on last dive

By |November 29th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Yesterday afternoon after finishing our last dive at Pit Rock and returning back to the jetty with Pieter, we were lucky enough to witness dolphins jumping.  Not huge jumps but you could see there was quite a big group playing around.  We managed to get the boat quite close and tried to take some photos, [...]

24 11, 2010

Artificial Reef

By |November 24th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The first newly designed block in creating our new artificial reef entered that water yesterday evening.   With all the Dive Crew helping, the block was lowered into the sea and placed into position.  At this stage, it has gone into water slightly too deep for our purpose in replanting corals on to it, so over [...]

19 11, 2010

Artificial Reef

By |November 19th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

At Pom Pom this week, we are starting our new artificial reef project.  This is going to be placed near the jetty and around the Pom Pom Island.  We are going to be replanting corals and looking to start new coral colonies to protect the fish and turtle life and to give them somewhere to [...]

18 11, 2010

Sabah Softwoods Berhad

By |November 18th, 2010|Categories: News|

Last week we had a very special group of guests come to stay at Pom Pom Island Resort.  Our visitors were from Sabah Softwood Berhad, a very successful company based in Tawau.  There were here for a 3 day seminar in our Conference Room and came from all over Malaysia.   Full of energy and enthusiasm, [...]

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