Friday, October 26, 2012

Sibu Island - a private world of tropical paradise

Would you like to have a private world of tropical paradise? Are you ready to make memories that will last a lifetime? Have a fantastic day filled with the amazing scenery, wildlife and romantic private Island escapes?

Beautiful scenery at Sibu Island

Sibu Island is your answer and will always be the Island to welcome you. It could be a private and out-of-this-world island. Unlike any other, it poised to be the preferred off-shore retreat, nostalgic island holiday destination as well as adventurous and corporate outdoor team building courses Centre.



Located 6 nautical miles off the coast of Tg. Leman, Johore, Sibu Island is situated at the eastern side of the Peninsular Malaysia and by the South China Sea. It is a dreamed unspoilt, privately-owned tropical paradise island. The powder white sand doesn't retain heat, and feels like silk. It can surely be assured a sanctuary from the daily pressures. 

Tropical paradise

                                                      white sand sea beach
3 white sandy beaches, 7 dreamy islets around the island and many interesting activities such as fishing, jungle trekking, scuba diving and snorkeling are just waiting to be explored by those who are adventurous. It is stimulating to spend the whole day sunning on the beach, soaking into the sea.

                         Owned by Johor Corporation
Sibu Island is a resort owned by Johor Corporation (JCorp), starts operating in 1997, however, closed temporarily till mid-2000 for upgrading, and makes the 121 room Sibu Island Resort one of the popular tourist destinations.

                                            Friendly deer


The 121 unit chalets are designed along the concept of a traditional Malay village styled distinctively unique with its own features. Surrounded by lush gardens, all rooms are anointed with amenities and facilities. Options for barbeques by the beach, divers’ local specialties, theme night parties, camp fire, teletower challenging endeavors are the activities that can let you bask in its wonders.

                                     Deer moving freely
If anything characterizes this delightful place is the mini-zoo in the vast green fields that contains deer, peacocks, turkeys, goat and a few other animals that moving freely.

                                   Colorful peacock
The buffet and BBQ-style meals especially grilled or barbequed fish, squid, prawns, beef and chicken as well as broccoli and potato manage to cater for all tastes.

                                                                               Grilled fish

                                     Delicious Squid

Sibu Island is one of the 13 islands in the Pulau Tinggi Marine Park. These islands are located off the northeast coast of the state Johor and between 8 to 35 nautical miles from Mersing. The island group and its surrounding waters was gazette as a Marine Park in 1994 under the Fisheries Act 1985 9Amended 1993).

                                                       Beautiful seaside
The Department of Marine Park, a federal agency under Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE), has been tasked to protect, conserve and manage in perpetuity marine ecosystem of significance especially coral reefs and associated flora and fauna for future generation.

                                      Marine Park
The prohibited activities including water skiing, speed boat racing, Jet Ski, destroying, removing or collecting any coral and other aquatic life, vandalizing any structure, anchoring boats over coral areas and constructing anything within Marine Park areas. Do not bring in any exotic species plants and animals, all fishing activities are prohibited within the marine park. 

Any conviction can result in fine up to RM20,000 or imprisonment not more than 2 years or both.

The best way to Sibu Island is from the main staging point Tanjung Leman jetty, Mersing, Johor. The resort provided 20 minute journey on the ultra-comfortable, air-conditioned 50-seater twin-hulled catamaran for those who booked the hotel room in advance.

                                50-seater catamaran

                                                                Private world island
Sibu Island is a resort like no other, with tropical rain forest surroundings and undisturbed beaches. Catch the golden sunrise and sunset, clear emerald blue sea, soothing tropical breeze and white sandy beaches. Experience the fun, thrills and excitement where anything and everything happens in the private world island unlike any others.

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