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Lankayan Island

Lankayan has been declared part of an immense Marine Protected Area to adopt the eco-tourism concept. Unpopulated and covered by thick tropical island vegetation on its topside, this peaceful, untouched little bit of paradise is ringed by an endless pure of white sandy beach.

While the ideal destination for those who search for tranquility and relaxation in a virgin natural setting and for families with children, Lankayan Island is also becoming one of the hottest diving destination on the map today: its dive sites - all just a few minutes away - boasting unbelievable colorful macro, fauna, fascinating wrecks and in season from March to May, regular sightings of gigantic and harmless whale sharks, the "dream date " of every diver in the world.


Location            :  Lankayan Island is located in the Sulu Sea, an hour and a half boat rides north of Sandakan in Sabah Borneo.
Best time  : From March to October
Getting there : You will have to catch the morning flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan. Speedboat transfer is from the Sandakan Yacht Club to Pulau Lankayan, takes about an hour and a half.

 Accommodation in Lankayan Island 

A small, relaxed and informal Resort offering, romantic atmosphere and secluded white sandy beaches. 

  • CHALETS - Made out of local wooden materials to blend into the natural surroundings, chalets  are attached with private balcony overlooking the white sandy beach and turquoise colored ocean. Lankayan chalets are well appointed and equipped with hot bath, coffee and tea making facilities, mini refrigerator and fresh water from mainland. Power is available with 220 V or 110 V. All chalets offer direct access to the beach which is in fact just at your front door step. 
  • Restaurant
  • Open-air wooden terrace
  • TV room
  • Souvenir shop
  • Dive centre

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