Marvelous Vacation

Libaran Island

In the northeast coast of Sandakan lies the island of Libaran. This small island is ideal for those searching for some quiet time and in need of a relaxing trip. Many agree that the charm of this island lies in its simplicity: a long stretch of beach, crystal blue waters[…]

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Mantanani Island

The demure island of Mantanani lies off the beaten tracks of other mainstream tourism destinations. The journey to the island begins with a two-hour drive to Kampung Kuala Abai jetty in Kota Belud, followed by another hour of riding on a speedboat. The term ‘diver’s paradise’ may sound trite, but[…]

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Mataking Island

With its sparkling white sand, mesmerizing blue waters and top-class resort, Mataking Island is the ideal getaway for both the avid diver and non-diver. Divers can gear up and explore the Eel Garden, Coral Garden, Nudibranch Garden, Turtle Playground, Lobsters Lair and Hump Head Point. Non-diving activities include a luxurious[…]

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Sipadan Island

“I have seen other places like Sipadan 45 years ago. Now we have found again an untouched piece of art”. – Jacques-Yves Cousteau The internationally famous island of Sipadan lies five degrees north of the equator in the Sulawesi Sea (Celebes Sea). more than 3000 species of fish and hundreds[…]

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Mari Mari Sepanggar Island

Few words to associate with Mari Mari Sepanggar Island; turqoise, colorful and and white. Turqoise waters, colorful reefs and white sandy beach, that is! It is just 10 minutes boat ride from Jesselton Point. This island is twice the size of Manukan Island but with less crowd. Not many know[…]

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Borneo Reef World

Borneo Reef World, a unique Reef Activities Entertainment Centre with multiple activities suitable for the whole family. There are only 9 pontoons in the world and the Reef Activity Pontoon is the 2nd largest pontoon in the world and the largest in South East Asia. It is located in between[…]

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Tunku Abdul Rahman Park

The Marine Park is a cluster of islands; Pulau Gaya, Pulau Sapi, Pulau Manukan, Pulau Mamutik and Pulau Sulug. Pulau Gaya hosts the Gayana Eco Resort, Bunga Raya Resort and the Gaya Island resort by YTL. Visits to these premises require prior bookings. Pulau Sapi, Manukan and Mamutik host beach[…]

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Layang-Layang Island

Layang-Layang, known as “Swallows Reef” is man-made and was constructed for the Malaysian Navy and later developed for the only dive resort, Layang-Layang Island Resort. The island location offers absolute isolation, luckily there is an airstrip with regular flights from Kota Kinabalu, which is the only mode of transport for[…]

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Mabul Island

Mention Mabul Island and visions of swaying coconut trees and idyllic water villages come to mind. And that’s just above the water. Located only about 15 minutes by speedboat from the famous Sipadan Island, Mabul has gained its own recognition as one of the best muck-diving (a term used to[…]

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Pulau Tiga “Survivor Island”

Make your way to the district of Kuala Penyu and hop on a boat to Pulau Tiga! The island’s claim to fame is none other than being the first ever ‘secret’ location for the hit reality series, ‘Survivor’. Hence, many refer to Pulau Tiga as Survivor Island. Located just 10km[…]

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