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Mataking Island

It is a promised island with majestic treasures, natural warmth and friendship for holiday makers, spa lovers, honeymooners and divers alike. Wether it is a retreat for yourself or exciting undersea exploration, you'll find Mataking the perfect choice.


Location            :  Mataking Island is located in the Celebes Sea, just 40 minutes boat ride from Semporna, East Coast of Sabah in Malaysia
Best time  : Yaer round
Getting there : Malaysia Airlines and Airasia operate daily flights from Kota Kinabalu/ Kuala Lumpur to Tawau. From Tawau airport continue the journey by a 1-hour drive to Semporna town. Speedboat transfer is from the Semporna jetty to Mataking Island, takes about 45 minutes.

 Accommodation in Mataking Island 

Offering outstanding natural beauty, Mataking Island has unspoilt white sandy beaches, crystal waters, tropical vegetation and excellent Resort. One side of the island is protected by a shallow sandy lagoon and on the other side the coral reef is very close ideal for snorkeling.

  • BEACH VILLAS - These are the newest addition to the Mataking family and the absolute ultimate in premier accommodation in Malaysia. Painstakingly built by hand, the alang-alang grass roofing of these grand villas allows a unique and natural coolness to the room during the day whilst at night, keeps the warmth of the room in.The polished marble flooring of the bedroom area retains an element of grandeur, whilst the individual stone wash basins and hand crafted outside shower demonstrate an element of home-grown luxury. A private Jacuzzi with jungle backdrop at the rear and a quaint little gazebo at the front add the finishing touches to this unique piece of local craftwork.
  • KING CHALETS - The word “Mataking” literally translated means, “The Eye of Kings”, and if you are staying in one of these limited edition chalets then you will know exactly what we mean. Rising up from the beach front of the lagoon, the balcony of your chalet gives you a front row seat as the sun settles over the nearby islands in the evening, turning the entire lagoon to a bright orange colour.Each King Chalet naturally has a bedroom which is simply oversized and luxurious. The large queen bed overlooking your private balcony with satellite television and mini bar will allow you to relax to the max! Each bathroom comes with a private bathtub overlooking the lagoon and a large walk-in shower.Exclusive to Mataking you will simply feel like royalty as a resident in a Mataking King!
  • PREMIER DELUXE ROOMS - Situated on the western side of the isle, these handcrafted lodges are the perfect choice for those guests who appreciate traditional Malaysian charm. Your own private sundeck allows you to have a wonderful place to seek the shelter from the direct Malay sunshine, most of which are still in line of site of the western facing lagoon.Bedrooms here are designed for your individual comfort and little place of solitude with cool tiled flooring and traditional accoutrements. Each Deluxe comes with air-conditioning that allows you to sit in comfort of your very own satellite television.
  • Jamu Spa & Jacuzzi
  • 20m King’s Watchtower
  • Simply 'Enak' Restaurant
  • Coral Bar
  • Gekko Lounge Bar
  • Crown's Conference Hall
  • Nemo Business Centre
  • Mailing Service
  • Island Shop
  • Island Sound Studio
  • Island Underwater Imaging
  • Exotic Garden
  • PADI 5 Star Dive Centre& Sea Sports Centre
  • Beach Volley Ball & Beach Soccer
  • Activity Desk
  • Safekeeping Service
  • Telephone & Fax
  • Satellite TV
  • First Aid & Emergency Kit
  • Wireless Broadband & Internet Connection (minimal charges, available at restaurant & reception only) 

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