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Manukan Island

Welcome to Manukan Island

Manukan Island is located just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of Sabah. It is the second largest island of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and offers extensive water activities such as snorkelling, scuba diving, parasailing and other various water sports activities for those water sports enthusiasts. It also offers one of the best spots to catch Borneo’s famed sunset at the tip of the island called Sunset Point. Immerse yourself in a serene retreat as all premium villas and suites overlook the azure waters of the South China Sea.

Manukan Villa – Double Storey

(1,512 sq ft)

The spacious double-storey villa comes with a luxurious master bedroom with a super king bed and two king beds in the second bedroom. Adjoined with a comfortable living area, overlooking the scenic beachside. Perfect accommodation for a travelling family or a group of six.

1 Unit for 6 persons

  • Master Bedroom with Super King Bed
    • Attached Bathroom with Heated Shower
  • 2nd Bedroom with 2 King Bed
    • Attached Bathroom with Heated Shower
  • Living Area
  • LCD TV with Cable Channel
  • Dining Area
  • Pantry with Microwave & Fridge
  • 1 Common Toilet
  • Fully Air-Conditioned

Manukan Villa – Single Storey

(1,566 sq ft)

A smaller alternative, the single-storey villa comes with a master bedroom with a super king bed and a second room with twin beds. Perfect accommodation for a travelling family or a group of four.

1 Unit for 4 person

  • 1 Bedroom with Super King Bed
    • Attached Bathroom with Heated Shower
  • Bedroom with 2 King Bed
    • Attached Bathroom with Heated Shower
  • Living Area
  • LCD TV with Cable Channel
  • Dining Area
  • Pantry with Microwave & Fridge
  • Fully Air-Conditioned

Hillside Villa

(880 / 890sq ft)

The luxurious Hillside Villas offer single or double-storey units with a King-size bed, a spacious bathroom with shower and bathtub, and pantry area. Nestled by the hill, it boasts breath-taking views of the exclusive beach as well as star-gazing at night, perfect for a romantic honeymoon getaway. 1 Unit for 2 person

  • 1 Bedroom with Super King Bed
  • Bathroom with Heated Shower
  • Living Area with Mini Pantry
  • Fully Air-Conditioned

Beachside Suite

(456 sq ft)

Offering garden view from the balcony and access to the exclusive beach area, Beachside Suites provide choices for a king bed or twin beds, perfect for a couple’s getaway or travelling duo.

1 Unit for 2 person

  • 1 Bedroom with King Bed / Twin Bed
  • Bathroom with Heated Shower
  • Living Area
  • Fully Air-Conditioned

Getting Here

Manukan Island is located in the South China Sea, just off the northern coast of Borneo. It is a 10minute boat ride to the island from the Sutera Harbour Marina, and with the Marina a 10minute drive from Kota Kinabalu Airport. The resort team is ready to assist you with booking shuttle services and airport transfers for group and individual bookings. Please note, to confirm any transfer services, reservations must be made at least 72 hrs before the required check-in time. These services are chargeable.

The resort provides boat transfers based on the following schedule:
Departing time from Sutera Harbour Marina Jetty to Manukan Island : 9.30am / 11.30am / 1.30pm / 3.30pm / 5.30pm
Returning time from Manukan Island to Sutera Harbour Marina Jetty: 10.00am / 12.00pm / 2.00pm / 4.00pm
Please note complimentary boat transfers are included in the standard rates only and do not apply for Room Only rates - please check your rate conditions for full details of inclusions.

For arrivals outside of the scheduled times, a private charter boat can be pre-arranged. To book your private charter transfer (land and/or sea), please contact the resort team at least 72 hrs before your preferred arrival time to book this service – charges apply. Please note that all requests are subject to availability.

Food & Beverages

PERAHU RESTAURANT

  • Open daily from 8.00am to 10.00pm. Breakfast from 8.00am to 10.00am, Lunch from 11.30am to 3.00pm and Dinner from 6.00pm to 10.00pm.
  • Indulge in a variety of BBQ seafood and meat selection as well as other scrumptious Western and Asian cuisines. You can opt to dine in a fully air-conditioned room or dining al fresco to enjoy the sea breeze.
SAND BAR

  • Open daily from 8.00am to 9.00pm.
  • An extension of Perahu Restaurant, located next to the swimming pool, where you can enjoy a thirst-quenching cocktail or an ice cold beer while overlooking the sea.

Experiences

Enjoy the island life at its best while you’re at Manukan Island. Just minutes away by boats, is the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, which offers 49 dive sites, perfect for both scuba diving beginners and experienced ones. For those who are up for water adventures, Jet Ski, parasailing, banana rides and fly fish rides are perfect choices. Catch one of the best views of Bornean sunset at Sunset Point at the tip of the island, 1.5 kilometres walk from our lodges. Don’t forget to explore the Marine Education Centre set up by Sabah Parks to learn more about marine life.