Sibuan island belongs to a grouping of eight islands that formed the Tun Sakaran Marine Park, and some people reckoned that Sibuan Island as the most beauitful island in the Celebes Sea.Semporna region is fast becoming the paradise playground for the divers and snorkellers who come here for the crystal clear sea water and the mutlitude of marine life. With increase frequent flights from Malaysia Airlines and budget airline Air Asia to the Tawau airport, getting to the islands of Semporan are not so difficult these days. Apart from the immensely desired Sipadan island, this region offers plenty of other islands for the adventurous snorkellers to explore and Sibuan island is one of them. Located on the south west corner of a reef, Sibuan island belongs to a grouping of eight islands that formed the Tun Sakaran Marine Park. This marine park was gazetted in July, 2004 to give greater protection for its environment and its eco-system.
The real gems of the Sapi island are definitely the many different corals and the ecology that comes with it. Hop on a speed boat at Jesselton Point, and within minutes you will be transported to this small tropical island called Sapi. With a crowd arrival second only to Manukan Island at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, it is well advised to come to the island early if one wants to use the many garden tables provided free by Sabah park. If not one can always rent a floor mate from the many vendors on the island.
White sandy beach, crystal clear water, and great tropical sunshine are what made this island special. Another special feature at this island is the monitor lizards, a distant cousin from the Komodo dragons. During lunch time many of them can be seen venturing out to the cooking area, no doubt invited by the nice aroma of cooked food. For the real gems of Sapi Island one would have to dive under the water. Numerous number of different corals and the ecology that come with it are the real show. So grab yourself some snokelling gears and dive into the enticing underworld of Sapi Island.
A two-star hotel with close proximity to Tanjung Aru Beach and Terminal 2.
Going around all the islands and enjoy the beauty of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park with the Island Hopping package.
A nice and cosy small resort at Kinarut.
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.
A very popular island escape from Kota Kinabalu City.
Beaches have always enlighten the mind and heart of generations, with fun, joy, and peace. Children’s love for the beaches is unquestionable. Running aimlessly on the sand, building sand castles, and crushing into the gentle waves, seem to bring endless fun and joy to them. While adults would organize lots of activities at the beaches, from families picnics to BBQ parties, from leisure activities to competition sports. Many people weekends’ blissful lives evolve around the beaches too. For the peace seeking individuals, walking along a quiet beach, listening to the sound of the rushing waves, and absorbing the beauty of nature around, can do a lot of good for the heart and soul.
Tanjung Aru Beach is the jewel of Kota Kinabalu City. Located just a few kilometers south of the city, this beach is the most famous hang out area for KK Lites. The First beach is nestled in between the Prince Philip Park and the Tanjung Aru Golf Club, along the 3km long and sandy Tanjung Aru Beach. People have been coming to Tanjung Aru 1st beach for decades, especially on public holidays and for night outings. Late afternoon is one of the best time to be here for a drink, and enjoy the cool sea breeze blowing, especially from December to March, and also be enchanted by the best show nature has to offer, the sunset at Tanjung Aru Beach.
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Fancy to wake up to a beautiful sandy beach and rolling waves as a morning call, Nexus Residence Karambrunai Pool Villa is just the place to make this all happen. As the villa is only meters away from the sea, the smell and sound of the ocean are so prominent. Couple with the sunny tropical climate of Sabah, swimming at the sea is always possible all year round.
Nexus Residence Karambrunai pool villa is built on karambunai beach front property and about 25 minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu City. The beach at the Pool Villa is adjourned to the The Nexus Resort beach, the whole stretch is a six kilometers long white sandy beach. At night this place has a quiet and calm mood to give the soul a good night rest.