Discovering Mantanani Island: A Tropical Oasis Near Kota Kinabalu

Nestled off the coast of Sabah, Malaysia, lies a hidden tropical gem known as Mantanani Island. This idyllic paradise is a well-kept secret for travelers seeking respite from the bustling city of Kota Kinabalu. Mantanani Island, with its silky white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters, offers a tranquil escape just a boat ride away from the capital city.

Your journey will take you to Kota Belud, a quaint coastal town with a welcoming atmosphere. Here, you can take a moment to explore the local culture, taste traditional cuisine, and interact with friendly locals who are proud to share their slice of paradise. Don’t forget to visit their lively markets, where you can sample delicious cuisine and find unique handicrafts.

The adventure begins as you board a boat in Rampayan Jetty, setting sail on a picturesque journey towards Mantanani Island. The boat ride is an integral part of the experience, allowing you to appreciate the coastal beauty of Sabah. The sea breeze in your hair, the soothing sound of the waves, and the anticipation of what lies ahead all contribute to the sense of adventure. The boat ride takes you on a scenic route, with breathtaking views of the coastline and the majestic Mount Kinabalu as a backdrop.

Every morning, as the sun makes its grand debut, Mantanani Island undergoes a breathtaking transformation. The sunrise at the jetty is a moment of pure magic. As you stand on the jetty, you’ll have a front-row seat to this daily spectacle, making it an unforgettable and convenient experience for all island visitors. It’s the perfect way to kick-start your day with a touch of natural wonder, right at the heart of Mantanani Island.

Mantanani Island is not only a haven for beach lovers but a paradise for snorkelers and divers. The island boasts some of the clearest waters in Malaysia, making it a prime spot for underwater exploration. Beneath the surface, a vibrant and diverse marine ecosystem awaits, with colorful coral reefs and an array of marine species. Snorkeling and diving enthusiasts will be thrilled to encounter exotic fish, sea turtles, and even the rare elusive dugong.



  • JSK Mantanani Island Resorts Sdn. Bhd. (1416677-W)

  • Headquarter

    Lot 73-0, Wisma New Far East, Jalan Lintas, 88300 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

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    Level 8, Centrepoint North, Mid Valley City Lingkaran Syed Putra Kiri, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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