Sabah Holidays

Sabah holidays the recommended popular holiday spot in Malaysia tourism industries. The reason why holidays in Sabah is recommended because the state is one of the popular tourist attractions in Malaysia, travel in Sabah is very safe and enjoyable. There are a lot to say about Sabah the second largest States in Malaysia such as the cultural, site seeing, shopping, business, food, it history and many more. 

Sabah Dance Courtesy Tourism Malaysia Office Kuala Lumpur

Sabah multicultural and races and food heaven is well known in the world. It offers the best of local dishes cuisines such as Malay, Chinese, Kadazan, Indian and Western. Sabah ‘Land below the Wind’ exotic seafood selection is among the lowest prices in Malaysia.

If you are planning for honeymoon adventure holiday, Sabah is the place can fulfil your need such accommodations, meals, golfing, incentive tours, travel insurance and transportation are available for your honeymoon travel plan. Take an ample time to climb Mount Kinabalu. It 4,093m high, is one of the highest mountain in South-East Asia and dominates the landscape in the Kinabalu National Park, which is 138km from Kota Kinabalu.

Getting Around

There are a wide range of exciting Sabah travel packages such as White Water Rafting at the Padas River which well known as one of the best in South East Asia, climbing Mount Kinabalu the highest mountain in South East Asia, visit Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary & trekking in Mount Kinabalu National park, explore the proboscis monkey which only can be seen in Borneo and visit the most beautiful island and their beautiful diving spot in the world and many more.

Other popular site to visit for Sabah Holidays such as several dive sites rated to be amongst the top ten in the world and many more yet to be truly explored. With its sandy beaches, tropical islands, blue waters, coral reefs and so on.

Mount Kinabalu in Sabah - Picture courtesy Malaysia Tourism Office Kuala Lumpur

Island and beach waiting you to explore such as Dinawan Island, Kinarut/Papar, Kapalai Island at Semporna, Kelambu Beach, Kudat, Lankayan Island, Sandakan, Layang-Layang Island, Kota Kinabalu (Capital City), Libaran Island, Sandakan, Mabul Island, Semporna, Mantanani Island, Kota Belud, Mataking Island, Semporna.

Others are Pom Pom Island, Semporna, Pulau Tiga "Survivor Island", Kuala Penyu, Sipadan Island (Sipidan), Semporna, Tun Sakaran Marine Park, Semporna, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu (Capital City), Turtle Island National Park, Sandakan and Usukan Cove and Kota Belud.

Sabah holidays will be more excited when you spent your day taking express bus and train. From Kota Kinabalu one can enjoy travel Sabah on the main highway by an express bus passing through Papar, Bongawan and Kimanis and reaching Beaufort before taking the train to Tenom, a four-hour journey.

Underwater flora and fauna Pulau Mabul in Sabah Courtesy Tourism Malaysia Office Kuala Lumpur

Borneo’s only rail service links Kota Kinabalu at Tanjung Aru to Tenom a Murut Area. The railroad snakes along the Padas River, giving passenger a spectacular view of the Padas Gorge. The Padas River offers a challenging experience to rafting enthusiasts.

The Muruts in Tenom live in longhouses and are a generous, hospitable people given to much merry making with song and dance. They have traditionally depended on shifting agriculture and hunting.

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah - Courtesy Tourism Malaysia Office Kuala Lumpur

A major attraction in Tenom is the Tenom Orchid Centre which has more than 600 species of orchids. From Tenom, excursions to other Murut settlements in the neighbouring areas can be arranged.

There are many Travel Agency offering ‘Malaysia vacation packages’ for Borneo Holidays. MAS operate regular flights from Kuala Lumpur, Johor Baharu and Kuching to Kota Kinabalu. Other major airlines also have flights from Singapore, Brunei, Jakarta, Manila, Hong Kong, and Taipei.

There is an excellent road system linking the principal cities. Express buses link major towns while mini-buses are used for shorter distances and within town areas. Shared taxis, mini-buses, ordinary buses and boats are the means of getting around.

White Water Rafting On The Padas River Sabah - Picture courtesy Malaysia Tourism Office Kuala Lumpur

For journeys to towns further away, MAS operates daily flights to Labuan, Sandakan, Lahad Datu and Tawau. There is a rail line from Beaufort and Tenom in the south but rail transport is otherwise little developed. If you want to try, travel by rivers in the interior regions, rivers from the ‘roads’, linking riverine communities and villages with travel by sampans (small boats) or longboats.


There are many hotels to serve your Sabah holidays. You can stay in comfort accommodation such as at Bunga Raya Resort & Spa, at Kota Kinabalu Capital City) or the Magellan Sutera Hotel, Kota Kinabalu.

Magellan Sutera Hotel is located in the heart of the capital of Sabah. Drive time from Kota Kinabalu International Airport to the Magellan Sutera Hotel is approximately 10 minutes. The hotel lies between the rain forest of the Crocker Range coastline, and the coral reefs of the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park.

Rooms are a perfect combination of traditional style, and latest vibrant culture. Amenities include a full business centre, 4 swimming pools and a great spa. Magellan Sutera Hotel can be contacted at 1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Sabah, Malaysia, Tel: +60 88 318 888.

If you ready for holidays to Malaysia,  Sabah holidays is a perfect choice.  More informations about Sabah Holidays can be found at Sabah Tourism website.

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