Goodbye Plastic Straw!

Hello Pom Pom Lovers. Yes, we did it! We are now refusing single-use of plastic straws. Our resort switched to healthier and more environmentally friendly alternatives!! We buy from the amazing GREEN SEMPORNA stainless metal straws. Why should you update to stainless steel straws? Well, there are a lot of reasons, and some are listed below: [...]

Reef Check! Pom Pom Surveys Start Again

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 [...]

Did you ever dream to swim with sea turtles?

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 [...]

EARTH DAY 2018

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, [...]

UNDERWATER GARDEN!

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 [...]

BABY TURTLES, AGAIN!!

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] [...]

Sea turtles are coming back!

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 [...]

Green Turtle Nest Adoption

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 [...]

Crown-of-thorns clean up with surprise!!

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 [...]

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