The west coast of Sabah is blessed with many beautiful beaches, while the popular ones have made it to the travelling books, there are still many beaches yet to be covered by the mass media. One of these less visit beaches, even by the local standard, is Melinsung Beach, which lies 28 km south of Kota Kinablu, and only 8 km away from Papar town. This 3 km long sandy beach is connected to a shallow sea bed and is constantly washed up by the gentle waves from the South China Sea. The tall Pine trees along the beach seem to go on forever, creating a great perspective view, and some drift woods scattered along the beach giving it a more rusty look. On a clear day when the big blue sky open up ones are easily enchanted by the beauty that nature provides. The unobstructed horizon also offers an unforgettable sunset view. Melinsung Beach is a much sort after addition, for those who prefer a serene, quiet, and peaceful beach.
Melinsung Beach is tailor made for the picnic goers. Wooden tables together with wooden chairs under the shady tall pine trees are provided free of charge by the management. Two to three ready made concrete BBQ stands which are on a first come first get basic are also provided for the user convenient. Just bring your own foods and drinks, not forgetting the black charcoal, one can easily cook up a feast. Barbecuing one’s prefer steaks and looking out at the big blue sea, can be very satisfying. The crystal clear water of Melinsung Beach is also very good for swimming. For the big group, the two beach volley ball courts are going to keep every one busy.
The Melinsung Summer Bay Resort has serviced apartments for rent, and the lobby is located at the Summer Bay Cruise, which is a ship like two storey building. The Summer Bay Cruise has a restaurant that cater for the guests, and also a Karaoke lounge for those who like to sing their heart out. Beach Side Holiday Apartments is another company that provides apartment rental at Melinsung Beach. There are even two swimming pools ready for use by the guests. Tour packages around Sabah can also be arranged by the resort.
For the past few years people around the world have started to come to Malaysia, and set up a second home here. The Malaysian government programme MM2H (Malaysia My Second Home) has also encouraged many expatriats to reside here. Through a recent survey by the expats community in Malaysia, the top reasons for staying in Malaysia are great tropical climate, low cost of living, and English is spoken every way.
Melinsung Summer Bay Apartment has many apartments available for sale, and is also located close by the beautiful Melinsung Beach. A few foreigners has already bought up apartments at Melinsung Summer Bay. Studio unit apartment price starts from RM 70,000 and the two rooms apartment, with 420 square feet, is at RM 80,000. For more information on the Apartments sale service, visit Wong Kwok group.
Kota Kinabalu International Airport is only 18km away and the second busiest airport in Malaysia has good connection to all other major cities in the Asia pacific region. Come and experience the great beautiful nature that Sabah has to offer, and enjoy the company of the friendly Sabahan.
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