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Mantanani Island

Malaysia
+60 16-611 0816
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We took this day trip as it was mentioned in our hotel as an island to visit. Sadly, the trip did... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Barbie M
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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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This island is 100% focused on large groups of Chinese day-trippers that come to snorkel. Boats are... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Anna V
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"beautiful island"
in 18 reviews
"mari mari"
in 10 reviews
"kota belud"
in 13 reviews
"boat ride"
in 13 reviews
"day trip"
in 26 reviews
"buffet lunch"
in 6 reviews
"snorkeling sessions"
in 3 reviews
"clear water"
in 5 reviews
"white sand"
in 5 reviews
"plastic bottles"
in 4 reviews
"tunku abdul rahman park"
in 2 reviews
"fishes and corals"
in 2 reviews
"hidden paradise"
in 2 reviews
"blue sea"
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"home stay"
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"worth the trip"
in 3 reviews
"buffet style"
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We took this day trip as it was mentioned in our hotel as an island to visit. Sadly, the trip did not meet our expectations. The island itself is beautiful but spoilt by rubbish in the beach even though there was someone trying to clean...More

3  Thank Barbie M
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This island is 100% focused on large groups of Chinese day-trippers that come to snorkel. Boats are packed and the two reefs that are being used by all resorts on the island are by now worn down from the mass-tourism. The websites say that there...More

4  Thank Anna V
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

I had earlier thought of being in Maldives this December, but the Easterly winds blew me here. When I arrived at the island, the crystal deep blue and turquoise colour made me feel like I was in the the Maldives. A perfect island getaway 45...More

1  Thank Kezsin
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We have chosen this Mantanani Island for a day trip when we were heading back KK town after Kundasang stayed. We took the package tour, RM180/adult, RM150/kid included transferred in car and boat, 2 sessions of snorkeling with snorkeling equipments and lunch. Took 1 hour...More

Thank LoveSunlight
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We booked the trip through our hotel tour operator. They picked us up from the hotel at 8.30. After about 2 hours bus ride we arrived at the boat. It took less than an hour to get to the beautiful Mantanani Island. The boat took...More

1  Thank Marika S
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

we went to this place yesterday for a day trip with Tadzmahal Tours. The tour guide needs more information about history of Mantanani and knowledge skills. Plus, i dont really understand about how he talked in english. its i dont understand at all and need...More

Thank Shasha_Rainer
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

If traveling from KK you will spend more time getting here than on the island... The beach is dirty and is swamped when groups of 3 tourists boats land at the same time. Another thing that spoiled the island for us was the local children...More

Thank ExMatt
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

It's a approximate 2 hour drive from Kota Kinabalu to Kota Belud and another 45 minutes boat ride to this paradise. The beach was clean, the water was clear, the sands are soft and there's not much people or tourist on this island. 4 of...More

2  Thank Yang Kwang L
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

A paradise.You take the jetty from Kota Belud and with 45 minutes you arrive in this wonderful island with white and soft sand and amazing water. Snorkeling is a must there! Possibly one night over there will be much better than one single day trip.

Thank Irene Z
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Well where do I start! Mantanani island has the 4th best beach in the world but sadly it's very dirty. In a 1 km stretch that I walked I found a lot of rubbish such as baby diapers, women's pad with blood stain, a coach...More

6  Thank snuffboxdude
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lucy r
31 August 2017|
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Response from snuffboxdude | Reviewed this property |
If you need assistance while you are there , send me ur contact number I can Gv ask the local island Incharge guy to contact u or usher you as they know better than me in case of any emergencies.Safe trip
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138belinda
12 June 2017|
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Response from LizYahaya | Reviewed this property |
Hi Belinda, Sorry for the late reply. The contact number for the Homestay I've been previously is  +60105838940, Madam Mainah. Her house is facing the beach and a small jetty. You can try the number and see if they... More
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