Recreation posts

Congratulations, Marta!

Marta is the first JR PADI OPEN WATER of 2020! We can't wait for her to enjoy scuba diving from now on, anywhere in the world. Start the New Year with your very first scuba diving licence. By completing the Padi Open Water Course, you can dive anywhere in the world! If you are [...]

Beach Clean Up!

Sad to see all the rubbish washed up on the shores. Every single morning at 7:00 am, our maintenance team clean not only the resort beach, but also the sea turtle nesting area, located nearby the resort compound! POM POM ISLAND RESORT However, sometimes we feel necessary to show you how it [...]

Coral Reef Restoration Project Updates!

A few years ago, we started a coral reef restoration project to help our gorgeous housereef to recover from the past events of fish bombing practice. Pom Pom Island reef was full of macrolife, sea turtles and soft corals, but still lacking in hard corals formations. Our marine biologist, with the help of the [...]

Reef Check Surveys – Sustainable Coral Reef Management Starts With Us!

Everyone likes to swim in pristine waters and be surrounded by coloured fish and amazing coral formations, but to maintain this beautiful reef, we need to monitor its health regularly! The monitoring and the assessment of the reefs are essential tools for management and can provide information to detect changes in condition that might [...]

Beach clean up in Pom Pom Island!

Beach Clean Up With Pom Pom Lovers, Oceanmimic & the Navy We cleaned up the whole Pom Pom Island! 33 volunteers, 24 full bags, 115 kg of plastic (mostly bottles) and polystyrene… it’s a lot if you consider the size of Pom Pom Island This is an excellent opportunity to remind everyone that the [...]

A new marine conservation intern!

In the past, our coral reef has been severely damaged due to dynamite fishing. After the first phase of studies, experiments and trials, we are finally ready to repopulate mandarin house reef :) Massimo, an experienced Italian diver with a strong passion for marine conservation, joined our marine camp! Pom Pom Turtle Camp Massimo spent [...]

Pom Pom Turtle Camp

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We have very exciting news for you all: The Pom Pom Turtle Camp! Volunteer program for sea turtle conservation and preservation Pom Pom Sea Turtle Conservation Camp gives you the unique chance to explore the beautiful world of sea turtles and the warm, pristine waters of the Celebes [...]

Turtle Mating in Pom Pom Island!

Hello Pom Pom Lovers, Our marine biologist Oriana and Cecilia, one of our guests, had the opportunity to observe a rare and amazing event, around the Island: green turtles mating! Sea turtle mating is a very unusual sight to observe in the wild. Most sea turtles species are solitary creatures and only come together [...]

Best Hatchery Practices Training in Pom Pom Island Resort

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We are very happy to host in our resort the Best Hatchery Practices Training organized by WWF Malaysia and Sabah Wildlife Department! The aim of the training is to improve the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of all the participants. We had very informative talks about sea turtle [...]

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