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Beautiful Island

Lankayan is a beautiful island with very friendly staff. Snorkling is beautiful with all the... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Maurice Y
PARADISE ISLAND

Here I am describing the island itself, not the resort. Lankayan island is a wonderful paradise... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
RYOKOSURU
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Sandakan, Malaysia
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

Lankayan is a beautiful island with very friendly staff. Snorkling is beautiful with all the turtles. Diving was a bit disappointing, less nice then snorkling. Rooms are very nice and clean. Wifi connection is very poor, so difficult to stay in touch with the office

Thank Maurice Y
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Here I am describing the island itself, not the resort. Lankayan island is a wonderful paradise surrounded by turquoise waters full of sea life. Snorkelling you can find all kinds of colorful fish swimming in the corals and even sea turtles. The experience is not...More

1  Thank RYOKOSURU
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

I'm struggling to find the words to describe just how stunning this place is. -The first thing that struck me when we got off the boat was just how quiet, remote and tiny it was, it's sublime being somewhere so natural and pristine - and...More

4  Thank Sally M
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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Perfect! Everything was absolutely perfect! From accommodation, service, food, friendliness... Releasing turtles was a highlight. Snorkelling around the house reef too. Could only highly recommend!

Thank Maeve M
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

This island is paradise! The most amazing place I have ever traveled to. We are already planning to go back. We saw baby turtles being released each night. The snorkeling was sensational. We saw an abundance of incredible fish, sting ray, reef sharks and turtles....More

Thank Liz G
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

We stayed on Lankayan Island for 6 nights. It is 1 1/2 hours by boat. Upon arrival we were met and taken to the restaurant, where cold flannels (much needed) and a glass of fruit juice awaited us. We were given a brief introduction to...More

1  Thank Munki
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

We snorkelers enjoyed three nights here. Divers might want more. About 1 1/2 hours out of Sandakan (included) you land at the tiny island. Chalets ring the island, offering a first class lodging in a remote place. The water is clear, sea turtles (our highest...More

3  Thank Bruce M
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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, to say the least. After few meters walk on jetty footbridge upon arrival, we spotted 2-3 sea turtles. Attended hatching and nesting too. Very friendly staff. Food is excellent and tasty. A 2 days stay in this hidden sea treasure makes you feel...More

4  Thank Charlotte L
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Reviewed October 6, 2016

Our family of 5 (kids 16, 14 and 11) feel very privileged that we have been able to visit Lankayan Island. It really is paradise on a small stretch of sand - you can walk around it in 15 minutes. The water is the colour...More

3  Thank Robbiv
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Stayed 3 nihgts on the island. There is only one resort , managing ca.20 wooden chalets.Most of them are situated on the beach. Fortunately we had airco in our room. Fridge, Outdoor shower (next to indoor bath) was very convenient. Coffe and ea in our...More

6  Thank Peter R
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pacosom
May 20, 2018|
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Response from RYOKOSURU | Reviewed this property |
Hola, me parece que no es posible. He estado 2 veces en Lankayan y este verano iré una tercera vez. En ninguna ocasión vi excursiones de 1 día a la isla. De hecho, el resort sólo realiza un único traslado en barco al día a... More
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Vanessa N
October 12, 2017|
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Response from Munki | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we booked it as part of a touring holiday. Try Rickshaw Travel, we booked through them.
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