Sapi Island, Kota Kinabalu

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Enjoy a day on Sapi Island, one of five islands in a protected marine park off the coast of Borneo. Just a 20-minute boat ride from Kota Kinabalu, the island offers clean, white sands and clear waters. The main attraction here remains the wildlife: hike inland to see big monitor lizards and wild boars, and snorkel through the water to admire the coral and colorful fish in a diverse marine environment. Try out a range of activities, including island-to-island zipline and banana boating, and then relax in one of the restaurants. A visit to Sapi Island represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Kota Kinabalu travel planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Hopelessly. A waste of time. There are not allowed to go. Dirty, loud. Not on where to relax or eat normally.
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  • Were in January. Surprisingly not hot, i.e. compared with Thailand. From Kuala Lumpur flew on the plane of the local airlines. Took a taxi from the airport in an hour we reached the hotel. The hotel proved to be NV seacoast, heard was the sound of the surf, calms and gives joy from contact with nature. The beach is almost deserted, with very little campers or they prefer pool. The sea is shallow, heavy roll, jump, and swim dangerous. Sand is thin and almost white. Wild Beach, no lifeguards. Awesome!
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  • John good and the water is clear but a little coolness was low in the water, however, cleared to go back playing at night, what bus route to city centre
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