Lankayan Island Dive Resort

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Sulu Sea, Borneo, Malaysia

This tiny, tropical resort island is situated in the Sulu Sea, northeast of the island of Borneo in Malaysia, a 90-minute speedboat ride from Sandakan. Lankayan Island is an untouched paradise with a centre of thick tropical vegetation, ringed by a dazzling, white sand beach.

This eco-resort has a welcoming atmosphere and will appeal to couples and families seeking a relaxing and tranquil escape.

Lankayan Island offers 23 cosy beach chalets built from local wood to blend in with the natural surroundings. These simple but elegant rooms are well equipped and include a private bathroom with hot water, a small fridge, fan and mosquito nets. Each room has a private balcony overlooking the beach.

The resort’s open-air restaurant serves delicious buffet meals with a menu including fresh seafood and a variety of Asian cuisine.

Spend your time doing as much or as little as you wish. Go snorkeling or kayaking; soak up the sun on the white sand beach; swim in the warm turquoise water or unwind with a cocktail at the sunset bar, before enjoying a sumptuous barbecue. The island is a paradise for divers and sightings of enormous but harmless whale sharks are common. It is also situated within the Sea Turtle Corridor and is a nesting place for sea turtles.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Sabah into a greater Malaysia and Asian holiday. Take a look at Mainland Malaysia – A Trip Through Time as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Lankayan Island Dive Resort Information

Location & Getting There

This tiny, tropical resort island is situated in the Sulu Sea, northeast of the island of Borneo in Malaysia, a 90-minute speedboat ride from Sandakan Airport.

Accommodation

The resort offers 23 cosy beach chalets built from local wood to blend in with the natural surroundings. These rooms are attached with a private balcony overlooking the white sandy beach and turquoise ocean, well appointed with hot bath, coffee and tea making facilities, mini refrigerator and fresh water from mainland. All chalets also offer direct access to the beach right at the door step.

Facilities

- BBQ facilities
- TV room
- Souvenir shop
- Water sports gear
- Dining: 1 restaurant, 1 bar

Activities

Go snorkeling or kayaking; soak up the sun on the white sand beach; swim in the warm turquoise water or unwind with a cocktail at the sunset bar, before enjoying a sumptuous barbecue. The island is a paradise for divers and sightings of enormous but harmless whale sharks are common. It is also situated within the Sea Turtle Corridor and is a nesting place for sea turtles.

Children

Children are welcome but there are no specific facilities available.

Lankayan Island Dive Resort Price Guide

3 out of 5

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