Experience the Ultimate Summer Escape in Semporna!

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Semporna is a small town situated in the Tawau division located on the east coast of Sabah. It is surrounded by seawater that paved the way to its famous resorts and diving spots! So if you’re planning for your next vacation, you might want to consider this tiny but mighty island!

#Transportation

Flights going to Tawau Airport

From Kuala Lumpur or Kota Kinabalu, just book to Tawau flight! It usually takes 3 hours if you fly from KL and an hour if you’re from Kota Kinabalu.

Local Transportation

From Tawau Airport to Semporna, you can choose the following transportation options:

1. Hotel pick-up: When you book a hotel, you can make an arrangement with them so you can avoid unnecessary inconveniences!

2. Taxi: The Taxis at Tawau Airport are 24 hours operational!

3. Bus: For those who want to keep the thrill and experience the life of the Tawau, take the shuttle bus from the airport to Semporna. The shuttle is available from 8 am to 5 pm ONLY and it takes a couple of hours to reach the place!

#Recommended Accommodation

仙本那绿野仙踪小木屋

This cozy resort is a sweet escape from the city’s hustle and bustle! It is a 5-minute drive from the Semporna Pier and it will only take you about 30 to 45 minutes to visit its neighboring islands!

Location: Bubul Village Stay, Jalan SRK Bubul, Miles 2.5, 91308 Semporna, Sabah

马达京彩瑚度假村

Looking for the ultimate summer getaway in Semporna? This resort should be included on your list! It comes with 5 luxury villas, 24 deluxe garden rooms, 8 traditional wooden houses, and 12 new beach huts ducked on Seporna’s longest trailing beach! The resort offers romantic scenery for newlyweds and a diving hype for adventure seekers!

Location: TB212, Jalan Bunga, Fajar Complex, Pulau Sipadan 91000

Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort

 

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Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort is a Maldives-like resort in Semporna! The cabins are ducked in the ocean where you can relax overlooking the sunny sky and the endless calmness of the ocean!

Location: Semporna, Sabah

#Recommended Places

仙本那镇(Sempona)

 

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City tour! The town is beaming with beautiful mosques and must-see attractions! Every April, people flock to Semporna to witness and participate in the traditional events where you can see colorful sails competing!

马达京岛(Mataking)

 

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Semporna is best known for having different islands and Mataking is one of its famous islands that draws the attention of both local and tourist to its majestic scenery, lush underwater life, and nummy grubs!

西巴丹岛(Sipadan Island)

 

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Sipadan is a small mushroom-shaped island famous for divers! However, because of some environmental reasons, the number of tourists during visitation is limited! It takes 45 minutes boat ride from Semporna to reach this island.

Kapalai Island

 

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Kapalai Island is located between Sipadan and Mabul island. It also takes about 45 minutes boat ride to reach the place and it boats crystal clear water and houses several famous resorts!

Mabul Island

 

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It is one of the world’s top diving sites! Mabul Island is more than just sandy beaches, it offers 200-hectare reed and houses abundant marine life! It is a magical place and a heaven for every divers and none!

Tun Sakaran Marine Park

 

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This marine park is the newest largest marine park in Sabah! It is the home for many beautiful and mysterious marine life and the largest group of Malaysia!

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