A beautiful and ecological state like Sabah is never short of Sabah island resort to satisfy your needs for a tropical island vacation.
Sabah is fast becoming a popular tourist spot with travelers from far and wide. An unassuming land situated on the beautiful island of Borneo, Sabah boasts of many amazing island resorts that provide the traveler with a world-class stay.
Here are some recommendations of Malaysia island resort for your Sabah holidays:
The only sabah island resort on this part of the island, the Pulau Tiga Resort services travelers who specifically visit Pulau Tiga for its great jungle trekking and wild outdoors experience.
Pulau Tiga is located within a cluster of islands, isolated on the western coast of Sabah. The chalets are spacious, mimicking the long and sandy beaches that seem to have no ending.
This Sabah Island resort is ideal for those with a free sprit, coming with a 'Survivor' attitude to enjoy the great resort and the unpolluted outdoors. After all, this was the same exact island used in the hit reality series - Survivor.
Tucked away on a secluded part of Gaya Island, just ten minutes off Kota Kinabalu, this resort arranges for transfer from the jetty to its location, with guests being greeted by a happy bunch of staff.
Then, guests are royally chauffeured off on a golf buggy to the check-in, taking a mini tour of the resort that covers quite a vast area.
The resort's special treehouse villas have sophisticated interiors complete with a private jacuzzi. The beach and outdoor activities promise not a boring moment at this resort.
The only thing to remember is to firmly request for good rooms and excellent service, as the turnover of staff sometimes causes the service to be less than the 5-star that the resort is classified as.
A sister resort to the Bunga Raya Resort, the Gayana Resort boasts of luxury and relaxation, but at a price.
The rooms are as tempting as viewed on the resort's website, and the beach equally glorious.
Some rooms come with a private plunge pool, while the complimentary services of mini bar and breakfast, depending on your room package, make the stay all the more comfortable.
Another plus point of this resort is that the fish and vegetables served at the two restaurants are all organic, as this is an eco-friendly resort.
This sabah island resort is a definite must-stay for honeymooners, singles, or families alike!
Being able to snorkel and dive at one's own leisure, and having great all-round service would be what this resort is known for.
Reachable just 40 minutes by boat from Semporna, east coast of Sabah on mainland Borneo, this Sabah island resort promises a fairy-tale romantic experience in an atmosphere of elegance and exquisite taste.
Pleasant and helpful staffs are at hand, or you can spend a whole day undisturbed in the sands of the beach.
An interesting attraction is the Underwater Post Office, the very first in Malaysia, and only five of its kind in the world.
Surely a great stay for those who are possibly looking for a holiday where you do nothing at all!
For the die-hard diver, this resort offers one an experience on the Seaventures Dive Rig, which boasts of one of the best house reefs in the area.
There are free inlimited house reef diving sessions, allowing for the avid diver to spend as much time as they like in the playgrounds under the rig.
Above sea, facilities at the resort include a live band and barbeque nights, satellite television and a DVD lounge.
Other than diving, guests can soak in the breathtaking 360 degrees view of the surrounding islands, while enjoying a tantalizing feast of cuisine.
About 45 minutes by boat from Borneo's coast, one would arrive at Pom Pom Island, another famous Sabah island resort amongst the choice of many.
The name is enough to create curiosity, and truly magical is this island, being one of very few islands on the South China Sea.
The resort, built to offer privacy, sensational relaxation and a feeling of being close to nature, is constructed in traditional architecture to blend in with the natural surroundings of the island's beautiful vegetation.
The beauty and serenity of this Malaysian island resort does not merely attract tired travelers from world over, but seem to also attract the marine turtles - if fortunate, you may witness the hatching of eggs and baby turtles running to the sea.
Reachable 25 minutes by speed boat ride from the Balung River in Tawau, this resort is located right at the edge of the Borneo shelf.
The simple yet beautiful chalets and rooms are non-air-conditioned, which is very rare in tropical resorts.
But the breeze from the winds and the shades of the trees give the resort a 'back-to-nature' feel.
Situated on a private, man-made tropical reef, the resort is a great meet-up place as a retreat for friends and relatives.
What better than to chat freely over a drink while witnessing the breathtaking sunsets!
Reachable by high-speed catamaran, this unassuming sabah island resort is located on Mengalum Island, which is just under 1,000 acres in size and in the form of an irregular circle.
Not much is provided in information concerning this resort, but the island is virtually untouched, enabling the traveler to enjoy the virgin beauties of nature during your Sabah holidays.
One must ask the locals there are about the history of Mengalum Island, which has long been associated with the voyages of Ferdinand Magellan.
This certainly adds to the magical mystery of the place.
Built with the traditional Bajau architectural style, the Sipadan Mabul Resort is a haven for divers as it rich with underwater marine lives.
Pristine white sandy beaches and overlooking the clear blue turquoise ocean, this resort is equipped with 45 luxury chalets to suit the needs and comfort of guests.
This tranquil location is perfect for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.
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