Memo of Understanding with Sabah Wildlife Department about Pom Pom Turtle Hatchery

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! It’s time to celebrate here in Pom Pom! At the end of Semporna Hari Penyu (Semporna Turtle Day), we renew our Memorandum of Understanding with the amazing Sabah Wildlife Department for Pom Pom Island Turtle Hatchery! A huge thank you go to WWF-Malaysia for the (almost) daily help!! Our marine biologist Oriana and reservation [...]

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: [...]

Pom Pom Island Resort Women’s Dive Day

Celebrating Women's Dive Day 2018 Do you love to breathe underwater? Does moving in a three-dimensional environment and swimming with sea turtles sound stimulating? Then Scuba diving in Pom Pom Island Resort is for you! Join us for an underwater adventure! To celebrate Women’s Dive Day, we will have a full day trip exploring [...]

Lucky Saturday

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! We had a very lucky day here at Pom Pom Island Resort! A Green Turtle and Hawksbill Turtle babies, hatch from their nest en masse and then rush to the sea all together to increase their chances of survival against predators. We release in total more than 200 baby turtles. [...]

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 [...]

PROMOTION ~ 3rd Night Free!

3rd Night Free of Stay Pom Pom Island Resort Sep – Dec 2018 Terms and Conditions: Only valid for guests (direct booking only) staying between 1stSeptember 2018 – 31st Dec 2018 (black out period: 28th Sept – 10th Oct 2018) Rooms are subject to availability upon confirmation. Once booking confirmed, 20% non-refundable deposit payment [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Coral Conservation News

Our coral conservation team has a new artificial reef and a new entry: the Chinese dive instructor Mya! This week the coral conservation team has been busy planting corals on the new frame and surveying the little guys plated in the last few months! The coral conservation team build artificial reefs to promote marine life [...]

A big thank to Tom and Rein Unger for adopting Pom Pom Corals!

On 24th July, the conservation team got new coral gardeners, Tom and Rein! Despite their age, the 2 divers planted with me and Jussry a lot of coral on our artificial reefs, located in Mandarin house-reef at a depth of 12 meters. We started with a short briefing on the dive site and coral [...]

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