Lankayan Island

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4 Days / 3 Nights
Availability : Year-round
Tour Details

Nestled in perfect isolation, off the coast of Sandakan,  Lankayan Island and its resort is the ideal place like it if you’re seeking a true island vacation in Sabah, Borneo.

In Lankayan Island you can enjoy a quiet read in the shared lounge, or enjoy some sun time in the hammock.

Lankayan Island  is part of the Sugud Islands Marine Conservation Area  and is surrounded blue-green waters and coral reefs. It is also one of Sabah’s top diving spots.


  • Experience serenity on this tiny island situated in the turquoise blue waters of the Sulu Sea. Lankayan is the perfect island escape for romance, adventure and relaxation.
  • Dive into Sulu Sea 's sparkling waters and explore the dive sites around Lankayan Island.
  • Witness the magical moment when sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs on the beach of Lankayan Island.
  • Enjoy stunning uninterrupted sea views from the island’s chalet located right on the beach.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive Sandakan - Lankayan Island
Day 2 - 3
Lankayan Island
Day 4
Depart Sandakan

What's Included

  • Accommodation at the Lankayan Island Resort
  • Meals full board
  • Roundtrip transfer Sandakan airport-Lankayan Island
  • Lankayan conservation fee
  • 3 boat dives a day (excluding arrival/departure days)
  • Use of tanks, weights & weight belts
  • Unlimited house reef dive
  • Tourism tax (RM 10 per room/night)
  • Diving equipment

Day 1 Arrive in Sandakan - Lankayan Island

Pick up from Sandakan airport upon arrival.

Transfer to Sandakan jetty to board the scheduled boat to Lankayan Island departing at 10.00 am.
It’s around a 20-30 minute drive to the jetty and a 1.5hrs boat transfer to the island.

On arrival check in to your room, the rest of the day is free for your leisure.

Overnight at the Lankayan Island Resort


Day 2 - 3Lankayan Island

Day at leisure. You can relax by the beach, snorkeling or diving.

Overnight at the Lankayan Island Resort


Day 4Depart Sandakan

7.00am head back to Sandakan by speedboat, then transfer to Sandakan airport to catch your flight to your next destination.

Optional: visit Sepilok Orangutan Centre – entrance fee not included