Simple Wooden Chalets on this Solitary Tropical Island. Epic Diving.


Facilities & services

  • 23 private chalets
  • Open-air wooden terrace
  • Sunset bar
  • TV room
  • Souvenir shop
  • Water sport gear and equipment available for rental at the dive centre


  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Ocean kayaking

Just ninety minutes boat ride north of Sandakan is the Lankayan Island Dive Resort found on the exquisite but unpopulated Lankayan Island. Stay in tasteful and comfortable wooden chalets at this unspoilt island gem, where private balconies offer a scenic spot to marvel at the never-ending fine white sands and gorgeous turquoise Sulu Sea.

With the picturesque beach on your doorstep, this resort makes for not only an idyllic location to unwind, but also the perfect diving spot. Explore the astounding, vibrant sea life and captivating wrecks that fill the waters below – and watch out for the sea turtles that use this region as their nesting place.

Despite being a secluded haven, Lankayan Island Dive resort still provides a host of amenities. Delicious meals are served in a laidback atmosphere at the resort’s central open building, while the sunset bar offers the ultimate setting to enjoy evening drinks as the sun goes down.

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