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Overview

Escape to the Mantanani Islands, three small islands off the coast of Kota Belud on the northern tip of Borneo #Malaysia. Popular for its pristine beaches and crystal waters with an abundance of fascinating marine life this is a paradise romantic hideaway blessed with spectacular sunsets.

Trip Highlights

Beach Break at Mantanani Island

Escape to pristine Mantanani Islands

Go on a beach break to the offcoast islands of Borneo, Malaysia and enjoy fascinating sunsets.

Get a chance to witness bioluminescence Blue Plankton

Depending on the season, keep a lookout on a boat and witness the magical bioluminescence of Blue Plankton in the night.

Special sunset cruise with steamboat dinner

Experience the beautiful sunset scenery on an evening cruise complete with a steamboat dinner.

Itinerary

1

Kota Kinabalu – Mantanani Island

Kota Kinabalu to Rampayan Jetty, Kota Belud (90km): 1hr 45mins Boat Rampayan Jetty to Mantanani: 30-45 mins *Boat journey duration depending on the boat's speed and sea condition

This morning at 07:00, depart by private vehicle from the hotel and then by bus to Rampayan Jetty, Kota Belud to board a boat to Mantanani Island.

Note: On arrival to the jetty there is a need to fill up a liability form before departing to Mantanani Islands.

Arrive at The Magellan Sutera Resort and spend the rest of the morning at leisure or choose to leave by boat to snorkel.

Then, tuck-in to a buffet lunch before checking-in.

This afternoon at 15:30 indulge in high tea served at the hotel restaurant. After high tea, attend an hour session to learn all about drone photo shooting.

At 17:15, leave for a sunset cruise and at 19:00, a steamboat dinner will be served.

Depending on the season, at 20:30, leave for a night tour in search for Blue Tears or blue plankton.

Overnight in Mantanani Island.

2

Departure – Kota Kinabalu

Mantanani to Boat Rampayan Jetty: 30-45 mins Rampayan Jetty, Kota Belud to Kota Kinabalu (90km): 1hr 30mins *Boat journey duration depending on boat’s speed and sea condition

Breakfast this morning at the resort.

Spend the day at leisure relaxing by the pristine beach or choose from a variety of activities offered by the resort including snorkelling, beach volleyball, fishing, kayaking, trampoline, frisbee.

At 11:00, check-out of the resort before having lunch at the restaurant.

At 14:30, be transferred to Rampayan Jetty by boat and transfer to Kota Kinabalu for the onward destination.

Important Information

Package Inclusive:

  • 1 night stay at [email protected] Island Resort & Spa.
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (Day 1: buffet lunch / afternoon coffee tea / dinner; Day 2: breakfast / buffet luch.
  • Return transfers with air-conditioned vehicle from Kota Kinabalu hotel to Magellan resort and vice versa.
  • Boat transfers in and out of Mantanani Island from Rampayan Jetty is on a Join in Basis (scheduled transfers)

Package Exclude:

  • All airfares
  • Alcoholic & beverages
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Tips, great gratuity and other items not stated above
  • Tourism tax

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