26 07, 2010

Dragon Fruit

By |July 26th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Now is the Dragon Fruit season at Pom Pom Island.  We grow this large and unusual fruit in our gardens close to the kitchen for our guests to enjoy.  The purple fruit as a light and delicate taste and is best served cut in half and eaten with a spoon.  Chiemi san has been helping [...]

26 07, 2010

BBQ Night

By |July 26th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Yesterday evening for Dinner, Pom Pom Restaurant held another successful BBQ for our guests.  There was grilled chicken and fish, beef kebabs, baked potatoes, corn on the cob, plus many, many others tasty things to eat.  For sweet, Dimitri, our pastry chef was preparing freshly made crepes for the guests with a selection of toppings.  [...]

20 07, 2010

Sabah Parks Visit

By |July 20th, 2010|Categories: News|

Gavin from WWF and Sabah Wildlife Department came this morning to Pom Pom Island to inspect our 2 hatcheries and check that everything we are doing is correct for the protection and conservation of the Turtles in our area. We are pleased to report that all went well, with some helpful suggestions and new forms [...]

20 07, 2010

Baby Turtles born

By |July 20th, 2010|Categories: News|

Mr Kurt sponsored Green Turtle nest eggs hatched 2 nights ago at 9pm. We had a very good hatch rate, out of 111 eggs, we had 106 baby turtles, all very fit and racing to get to the sea. The guests staying with us were able to watch the babies being released on the beach [...]

19 07, 2010

WWF at Kalapuan Island

By |July 19th, 2010|Categories: News|

Yesterday morning, Carla and myself went to visit Kalapuan Island having been invited by WWF to join them for a education and awareness session with the local children for Turtle Conservation and to judge a sand castle shaped like a turtle competition. The local villagers gave us a very warm welcome and it was great [...]

19 07, 2010

Thank you to our latest Turtle nest Sponsors

By |July 19th, 2010|Categories: News|

Thank you very much to young Sofie and Aksel from Norway, who, with the help of their parents have chosen a Green Turtle Nest, laid on the 4th of July 2010 to sponsor. We want to thank you all very much for your kind support and look forward to sending you the pictures of the [...]

17 07, 2010

NEW FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER

By |July 17th, 2010|Categories: News|

We want to give a big Welcome to Thomas, our new Food and Beverage Manager, Thomas has worked in many previous restaurants and resorts in Kula Lumpar, Singapore, Sarawak, Kota Kinabalu and New Zealand and so brings a wealth of experience to Pom Pom Island Resort. Tomas has many new ideas to implement including New [...]

15 07, 2010

Lovely Birthday Surprise!

By |July 15th, 2010|Categories: News|

Aldo from Italy had a nice birthday surprise at Pom Pom Island, first of all, his daughter had brought him a special birthday cake and his wife, Maria, had sponsored the latest turtle nest on his behalf. Aldo and Maria had been with our Turtle Patrol the night before, and had witnessed a green turtle [...]

15 07, 2010

Turtle Patrol

By |July 15th, 2010|Categories: News|

Our turtle patrol is growing in number and getting more successful. Now we have 5 members who are actively patrolling the beach at night and early morning searching for turtle nests. We now have 6 nests in our New Hatchery, and are waiting for the next babies from the original hatchery. Well done guys!! Keep [...]

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