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Address: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Nice beach, but too crowded

My family and I went there last May 1, 2017. There were so many people on a holiday but the beach is good. You can see a few types of fish when you go snorkeling. They will... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MJClamar
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

a nice white sandy beach but no real coral worth looking at and few fish due to really too many visitors

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

White and fine sand beach but because the place was already crowded, you could already see wastes swimming with you. Unlike Sapi, Manukan is already developed with rooms where you can stay for the night. When you do snorkeling here, you would be disappointed as the water is not so clear anymore. I suggest you visit Sapi than Manukan Island.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I went there last May 1, 2017. There were so many people on a holiday but the beach is good. You can see a few types of fish when you go snorkeling. They will require you to use a life vest for your safety as well. We also saw a harmless Monitor Lizard roaming around, which is... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Bigger beach than Sapi and we thought better snorkling. Fascilities are good, food great and do try the freshly squeezed pinapple juice. Delicious

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Thank Melanie C
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Too crowded and very dirty. Poor snorkelling. A waste of time. The best part is the trip in the boat!

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Thank David W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

stopped off here on a boat trip to snorkel, lovely crystal clear paradise-like waters with lots of colourful fish

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Boronia Heights Qld Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was not impressed with the cleanliness of the island or the water There were used baby disposable nappies floating in the water plus other rubbish which was a shame as there were lots of lovely coloured fish to see I wouldn't go in

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very nice to go to and close to the Megallan Hotel but a lot of people on the beach and snorkelling and scaring the fish away, really croweded after 9am.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I've been to Langkawi and Phuket before, but this place was better so far for snorkeling. The only draw back were the showers there, there was not much water, so better go back to the hotel to take a shower. The buffet style food offered at the beach was good (for all the tours).

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit disappointed cos full of rubbish. Me and my wife found no fish but only found lots of plastic bags during our snorkeling activity. But the scenery is nice.

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