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It looks like such an idyllic spot in the photos, unfortunately we should have read more reviews before going. It was so ridiculously expensive for what you got. We had a room/chalet, which was clean and comfortable enough, although no double bed option (not the...More
First of all, Mantanani is an island. There's no electricity during the day. The island is mainly inhibited with aborigines - the sea Bajau. One part of the island is slowly turned into homesteads (supported by the Ministry of Tourism), another part is the "fancy"...More
Our package price (stayed 5-6 May) was SGD223 for a Sulap Twin so it was pretty expensive but understandable because it was close to 2 hours away from KK and another boat ride away. You are welcomed with a nice cold ice lemon tea and...More
They don't provide electricity at day time. That's mean we didn't have hot water to shower after snorkeling or diving.And won't have fan at day time.
They said everyday have three times go to snorkeling but it's not true. They don't...More
Was nice once, but has gone shabby.
Very basic, bordering on grubby. All worn out.
Decent beach, good sunset, reasonable snorkelling but nothing great. Not worth paying for a dive.
Walked down the beach to the "Chinese" resort. Grim.
Backpackers Lodge on Pulau Mantanani Besar Island in Sabah Borneo. We provide twin shared rooms with attached bathroom, twin shared rooms with common bathroom, and dormitory rooms. Hot water shower is available during island's regular electricity supply time (6.00pm to 6.00am).Our dive center - Mari Mari Dive Center is a PADI authorized dive resort. PADI scuba diving certifications are also available.Best for scuba diving, snorkeling or just lay back and relax the white sandy beaches and crystal clear water.