Jun 17, 2007

Vacation In Sabah

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Year 2007, Malaysia already launched a ‘Visit Malaysia 2007’ – Celebrating 50 years of Nationhood. For more information please Visit Malaysia – A official website for tourism in Malaysia . One of the popular destinations in Malaysia is State of Sabah.

This popular destination is caressed by the South China Sea on its west and the Sulu and Celebes seas on its eastern coastline. Kota Kinabalu, Sabah’s capital offers top-notched properties such as the Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort and the Sutera Harbour Resort and Spa. Both resorts offer spectacular views of the South China Sea and the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park islands. The Sutera Harbour Resorts offers a full range of recreational facilities including a golf course, marina and spa.

In the vicinity of the airport, The Tanjung Aru beach is a popular spot to watch the beautiful sunset and relax at the beachside cafes. Tanjung Aru is also the gateway to explore several of Sabah’s delightful attractions. Go on a ride in the North Borneo tourist steamtrain and take in the scenic countryside.

A treasured marine heritage, the five islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park are surrounded by extensive coral reefs. Its proximity to Kota Kinabalu makes it a popular playground for water sports enthusiast, sun-seekers, swimmers and snorkellers.

Just a 30-minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu is the Nexus Karambunai, a fabulous resort offering six kilometers of soft sandy beach. Indulge in idyllic days of swimming and sauntering by the beach or try out exciting pastimes such as horse-riding and archery. For golfers, tee off at the resorts 18-hole par 72 course designed by Ronald Fream. The Lagoon Park, a recreational centre situated 10 minutes away, abounds with thrills such as jet-skiing, kayaking, wake-boarding, mangrove cruises and sunset firefly cruises.

To the north is Kudat Beach, where visitors can enjoy crystal-clear waters and picturesque scenery while visiting the Rungus tribe who live in longhouses. For the exhilarating feeling of standing on land’s end, visit the Simpang Mengayau Bay, at the trip of Borneo. Located north of Kudat, this stretched of beach is excellent for swimming and to watch the sunrise and sunset.

Sabah has a host of captivating islands among which is Pulau Tiga Park, better known as ‘Survivor Island’, featured in the TV reality show ‘Survivor’.

Labuan, known as the ‘International Garden Island of Borneo’, is a major destinations as well as the site of several World War II memorials. Ok that’s it for today. Bye and enjoy your vacations.

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