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Mantanani Island

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we did not confirm this trip with the travel agency "sabahbooking", no payment made and no... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Good for snorkeling! We joined local tour called"Sabahyou" and it picked us up at Shangril la... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2015
Hong Kong, China
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  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

we did not confirm this trip with the travel agency "sabahbooking", no payment made and no confirmation with them until receiving an early call in the morning from sabahbooking, I would say one of the worst travel service ever. They forced you to go on...More

1  Thank Peterseow
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Good for snorkeling! We joined local tour called"Sabahyou" and it picked us up at Shangril la Tanjung Aru at 650am. It reli took us 3 hrs to get to this island and once you arrived this island, you will be amazed by the blue sea...More

1  Thank cecicatceci
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Its expensive to visit this island via travel agent as day trip they charge rm210 to 250 per person or rm440++ overnight trip so advisible to stay overnight at Mari Mari Backpackers lodge who provide reasonable accommodation, return boat transfer from jetty to jetty, breakfast...More

6  Thank elizlny
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

An excellent place to getaway around Kota Kinabalu, no mobile network signals, enjoy the quiet lifestyle on the island! A great place for snorkeling and diving, even for beginners!

Thank kmyee33
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Nice, white sand, and crystal clear beach. Not worth for day trip and you need to stay one night. Some additional activities to add and this are needed for family and group trip. Need to add a convinient shop and additional restaurant ans tourist have...More

4  Thank AjieLija
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

The island is quiet and serene and days could easily turn into weeks here. The beaches are relatively clean as is the water and the waves are minimal or non existent. The sunset is spectacular. We didn't dive as we were told that it wasn't...More

1  Thank Joe S
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

The island is small but nice, beautiful beaches and water, although too much garbage here and there drifting or lying around. Having said that, the island is a nice place to relax. However, the staff of Palm Beach Resort is horrible. With a few exceptions...More

9  Thank Zephaniah7
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We booked a tour to this island via our hotel and were picked up at 8.30 in the morning and taken to a jetty. Our guide gave lots of useful information about the island and about snorkelling (which is what we opted to do). The...More

4  Thank LeBirch
Reviewed 13 February 2015

The island itself is quite small, the huts we stayed in at the Mari backpackers were awesome - very rustic, no electricity on the island during the day, sleeping/bathroom upstairs, and kind of an under hut balcony with table and chairs and hammock. Beach was...More

5  Thank Jess N
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We booked a 1 day private snorkeling tour from a local tour agent his name is Carter to experience Mantanani Island that we've been hearing our friend recommending since last year. He came with a nice private 6 seats van and picked us up at...More

3  Thank fatkittydiary
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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
12 June 2017|
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