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Top 10 Islands of Sabah

Your date will love you for bringing her there.

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Kapalai Island

Kapalai Island is a pearl in Celebes Sea of Semporna. This island is so isolated and look like another world. Its "magical" beach only appears during low tide.

Sipadan

Sipadan Island is one of the top 3 diving sites in the world. This only oceanic island of Malaysia has been featured many times in National Geographic and Discovery Channels. You can easily spot over 10 sea turtles in a dive. But what thrills divers the most is the barracuda tornado.

Mabul Island

The nearest island to Sipadan. Mabul itself is also an island full of corals and one of the best muck diving sites in Malaysia. In the past, the corals of Mabul was badly damaged by blast fishing. After many years of restoration, the fishes and turtles are coming back.

Bohey Dulang

Also nicknamed as Pearl Island, Bohey Dulang has the most stunning sea view in Sabah. It's located in Semporna Islands Park, which has one of the richest marine ecology in Malaysia, and it's also a favorite photography site for many world's renowned photographers.

Pom-Pom

Sea turtles call this island their paradise. The sea and beach of Pom-Pom Island is just unforgettable. At night, you can lay on the jetty to look at the starry sky and listen to the sound of ocean.

Lankayan

Well-known for whale shark sighting and turtle nesting. All the chalets of Lankayan are facing the sea. In the morning, you would see many fishes, turtles and baby sharks swimming in front of your balcony.

Mataking

Famous honeymoon destination for Europeans. Mataking is a picturesque tropical island with white sandy beach, crystal clear water, romantic sunset and luxurious resort. You can have your wedding underwater or in the chapel on the island.

Mantanani

Mantanani is also known as the Mermaid Island because a friendly dugong living in this sea. The moment you see its turquoise sea, you know you have fallen in love with this island.

Pulau Tiga

The filming site of first TV reality show named “Survivor”. Pulau Tiga is the most unique marine park of Sabah because it has mud volcano and snake island. Its hidden gem is the snowy pristine beach on Sands Spit Island.

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Sapi

Sapi

Sapi Island is only 15 min by boat ride from Kota Kinabalu City. This small island seems to have more fishes than other nearby islands. Tourists feel a bit intimidated by harmless wild boar and monitor lizards that wander around, but they also love such nature experience.