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PRO: colourful unspoiled Nature, silence, Wild/marine life, electricity 06:00-06:00.
CON: no mosquitonet in old, broken hutt ( got scrub thyfus), worn-out madresses, boring food and no service (except from great diving instructers and trips).
Go there to see naturens paradiset. But For "the Mantanani backpackers...More
I was here with my boyfriend and we were supposed to stay here for 4 days but we decided immediately to shorten our stay on our arrival day. The beach just outside mari mari was ok but just a few meters away, the beach was...More
It looks like such an idyllic spot in the photos, unfortunately we should have read more reviews before going. It was so ridiculously expensive for what you got. We had a room/chalet, which was clean and comfortable enough, although no double bed option (not the...More
First of all, Mantanani is an island. There's no electricity during the day. The island is mainly inhibited with aborigines - the sea Bajau. One part of the island is slowly turned into homesteads (supported by the Ministry of Tourism), another part is the "fancy"...More
Our package price (stayed 5-6 May) was SGD223 for a Sulap Twin so it was pretty expensive but understandable because it was close to 2 hours away from KK and another boat ride away. You are welcomed with a nice cold ice lemon tea and...More
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Backpackers Lodge on Pulau Mantanani Besar Island in Sabah Borneo. We provide twin shared rooms with attached bathroom, twin shared rooms with common bathroom, and dormitory rooms. Hot water shower is available during island's regular electricity supply time (6.00pm to 6.00am).Our dive center - Mari Mari Dive Center is a PADI authorized dive resort. PADI scuba diving certifications are also available.Best for scuba diving, snorkeling or just lay back and relax the white sandy beaches and crystal clear water.