Pom Pom Island

Location: Sabah

Location Info

Address: Pulau Pom Pom, Semporna, Sabah, Malaysia

District » Semporna


Pom Pom island is located 45 minutes from Semporna. This island has a laid-back and casual atmosphere which is just the perfect place to relax and kick back. Other than the gorgeous white sandy beach that surrounds it, Pom Pom island is also full of lush green mangrove which keeps it shady and cool.


The Pom Pom Island is a lovely coral island in the province of Sabah which is a great destination for visitors who want an unforgettable vacation. Pom Pom island got its name from the Pom Pom tree which grows abundantly on the island and has become quite a symbol of the place.

Pom Pom island is a place where you should not miss diving in its clear blue waters. People at the resort are more than eager to show you everything there is about diving since the island and those around it are renowned all over the world for its scuba diving. There are professional instructors on the island who will guide and teach you what you need to know. All scuba gear that you need can be rented from the PADI center.

Other than the diving, the resort on the island offers exquisite rooms and chalets. There are many types of chalets to choose from depending on your preference. Regardless of the type of chalet or room which you opt for, the view is guaranteed to be amazing. There is no other greater feeling in the world than waking up in the middle of the deep blue sea while watching the sun rise from the horizon. Pom Pom island is indeed a place to have a holiday not to forget. Other parts of Sabah have many other places of interest which you can visit while you are here.Accommodations in Sabah are plentiful, so do not worry about not having a place to stay.


To get to Semporna from Tawau will take an hour's drive. From Semporna, the bost transfer to Pom Pom island will take another 45 minutes via speedboat.