13 06, 2018

Reef Check! Pom Pom Surveys Start Again

By |June 13th, 2018|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! I have great news for you: the reef surveys in Pom Pom Island start again! Our eco-divers Oriana and Rayner conducted the first survey of the year in Cliff Hanger, one of the excellent dive site of Pom Pom Island. They collected data about fish, invertebrates, type of substrate, as [...]

21 05, 2018

Did you ever dream to swim with sea turtles?

By |May 21st, 2018|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you enjoy snorkelling or diving, you absolutely have to graduate from fish to sea turtles! Observing these amazing creatures in their natural habitat is a magical experience... While diving or snorkelling you will have the unique opportunity to see Layla, one of our resident green turtle, taking a nap or Arlenita, resting on [...]

30 04, 2018

EARTH DAY 2018

By |April 30th, 2018|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Here in Pom Pom Island Resort, we celebrated the “Earth Day” in a very special way! During the morning, 47 green turtle hatchlings made their own way to the great blue! It was completely amazing to see how fast baby turtles can run when they feel the sea and we all love it! Later, [...]

30 04, 2018

UNDERWATER GARDEN!

By |April 30th, 2018|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Our coral reef restoration project keeps going on thanks to the great effort of the Coral Conservation team. This month, new artificial reefs have been deployed into the water and new corals have been attached on it! We hope these little guys will grow healthy and strong 😊 Planting corals seem easy, but is [...]

20 04, 2018

BABY TURTLES, AGAIN!!

By |April 20th, 2018|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Promotions, Recreation|Tags: , , |

Pom Pom Island houses one of the major turtle nesting & hatchery in Malaysia The turtle season is starting and you will have the unique opportunity to see the young hatchlings release!   Come and join us!! for more info check out our Facebook page Pom Pom Island Resort or contact [email protected] [...]

27 02, 2018

Sea turtles are coming back!

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our sea turtle hatchery is getting full again! On 2017, we have released 8430 Green and Hawksbill hatchlings into the turquoise water of the Celebes Sea, and right now we have 5 green and 2 hawksbill turtle nests ready to hatch in the next few weeks. Visit Pom Pom Island Resort and discover more [...]

30 11, 2017

Marine Eco-Week, Semporna 27th Nov – 2nd Dec 2017

By |November 30th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , |

Pom Pom Island Resort is happy to announce the opening of a great Marine Eco-Week in Semporna! We will have a lot of eco-friendly activities! Stay tuned and support conservation

20 07, 2017

Green Turtle Nest Adoption

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Promotions, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A big thank you to our turtle sponsor Vivian for adopting a green turtle nest! When we find a sea turtle nests we protect it! On occasion, we need to relocate the nests. This could be because the eggs were laid too close to the water: if turtle eggs are often under water, they [...]

18 07, 2017

Crown-of-thorns clean up with surprise!!

By |July 18th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , , |

The crown-of-thorns (Acanthaster planci) is a starfish native to coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific region. The starfish A. planci eating a coral Generally, on healthy coral reefs, this coral-eating starfish plays a special role, as it tends to feed on the fastest growing corals such as stag-horns and plate corals, allowing slower [...]

16 07, 2017

A surprise at Beach Villa 1

By |July 16th, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , |

Last night, our Turtle Conservation Team ventured out with some guests to patrol the island and look for turtle tracks! We rounded all the island, but we couldn’t find any turtle track…and we were quite disappointed. At the end of the walk, at beach villa 1, suddenly we spotted beautiful green turtle coming up [...]

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