The Reef Dive Resort at Mataking Island is an exclusive romantic & diving destination in the Celebes Sea, located just 40 minutes boat ride from Semporna, East Coast of Sabah in Malaysia.
It is a promised island with majestic treasures, natural warmth and friendship for holiday makers, spa lovers, honeymooners and divers alike. Whether it is a retreat for yourself or exciting undersea exploration, you’ll find Mataking the perfect choice. The size of the island is about 40 acres and lies on the edge of the continental shelf surrounded by fringing reef of hard and soft coral.
The resort provide luxurious accommodation to the enchanting undersea world of Mataking Island. At Mataking, you will have all the privacy, exclusivity and space you need whether you are staying in their exclusive chalets or deluxe rooms. Whether it is a retreat for your body, soul & mind or exciting undersea exploration, you will find Mataking the perfect choice.
In March 2006, the resort sank an old cargo ship as part of our conservation program. There are only 5 similar underwater post offices in the world. This is the First and only one in Malaysia. The “MATAKING 1” is an old 40 foot wooden cargo ship used 4 years ago when the Reef Dive Resort at Mataking Island off the coast of Semporna in Sabah, was first built. The ship has not been used since and it was decided to float it and sink it at their famous house reef dive near the front of the resort.