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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Only three hours from Singapore, Rimba Resort offers the perfect place to relax. Our natural bay at the northern tip of Pulau Sibu, Malaysia, offers a quiet and private setting where you can avail of great diving and snorkeling, and rejuvenate your senses.Rimba Resort offers more than two dozen dive sites, as well as the perfect training ground for beginner divers. Our dive school, Hi-Tide Divers, is what any Singapore based diver, or those who wish to become divers are looking for. Hi-Tide Divers boasts one of the most experienced instructors in the region and can cater to all your diving needs, whether it’s learning to dive at your chosen times in Singapore or at our house reef at Rimba Resort. Sitting on a Kenyan style village, Rimba Resort offers 21 charming seafront chalets all within a stone’s throw away from their 350m private beach. Because of its attractive location, Rimba Resort is the ideal place for a romantic beach wedding, team building function, corporate event, family vacation or dive holiday- the possibilities are endless. Our restaurant will exceed all expectations you may have for a small, personal resort. The bar, well there’s no other like it, and our private mini-van service from Singapore means you don’t need to drive or arrange your own transport.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quiet place to spend quality time with your partner. With nature surrounding you, it's so peaceful. Food is good, room is okay, the view is great. Also nice and friendly crews. We enjoyed our holiday trip.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a long weekend at Rimba with a group of 7 families. The whole trip was very easy to organise with Rimba coordinating all our requirements from arranging transport from Singapore to providing group yoga sessions. The food was great and the accommodation, basic but...More

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Response from RimbaResort, Manager at Rimba ResortResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lorna, Thank you for taking your time to write a great review! All our team had an amazing time with you and the kids. We are happy that you enjoyed our yoga sessions and that all your group could participate. We all look forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t want to leave! I had a wonderful time! I spent 2 days here. The staff is excellent (always willing to help and really friendly), great vibes, good food and mind blowing views from the bungalow! If you like nature, to snorkel, to scuba...More

Thank patriciadelucas471
Response from RimbaResort, Manager at Rimba ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Patricia, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! It was lovely meeting you and all our staff enjoyed your company. I will let our Chef know that you enjoyed the food. We hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for wonderful holiday 3D2N. Family villa is wonderful. The food was great- chef never failed with surprise dishes. The rock pools entertained the kids with crabs, sea stars, sea glass, black tip reef sharks, stingrays. Overall it was awesome we really enjoyed the...More

Thank Nomad826039
Response from RimbaResort, Guest Relations Manager at Rimba ResortResponded 1 week ago

Hi Matthew - thank you for your great review :) We will pass along your compliments to the chefs! We hope to see you again soon! Thanks again, the Rimba Crew

Reviewed 14 October 2018

Only 3hrs from frenetic Singapore Rimba was the ideal place for a lazy 3-day break. Beach bungalows are simply but adequately furnished, each with its own private sea view veranda. Traditional structure with ceiling fans and mosquito net ensure a confortable, airy sleep. Great atmosphere...More

Thank Nigel T
Response from RimbaResort, Front Office Manager at Rimba ResortResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nigel - thank you for your great review. We're glad the enjoyed your stay - it's very important to us that we keep that 'back to nature / back to basics' feeling. Thank you for taking the time to note our conservation efforts, we...More

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25 January 2018|
Response from RimbaResort | Property representative |
Hi there - yes we cater for all dietary requirements! Please visit our website for bookings. I can not post our URL or email address on here. Thank you - Carly
26 September 2017|
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Response from RimbaResort | Property representative |
Hi there, thank you for your question and also, thank you for your answer Sunjoo! As Sunjoo says, please contact us directly for all of our rates etc. you can find our email address on our website. Neither of which I can... More
20 February 2017|
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Response from RimbaResort | Property representative |
Hi there - Thank you for your interest. It is RM 280++ per person per night including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Based on two adults sharing. 20% discount throughout February and Kids stay free from Sunday - Thursday in... More
Room Tips
"If possible, get a cabin close to reception (wifi is better)"
10 Jul 2018
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"I loved room number 1"
29 May 2018
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"All rooms are the same. Inquire about the honeymoon suite if thats what you are looking for"
23 Nov 2017
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"All cottages are equally well equipped with the amenities you'll need."
4 Sep 2017
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