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Semporna

Malaysia
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About Semporna

Semporna, on the southeastern coast of the state of Sabah in Malaysia, is a county in the Tawau District. Semporna means “perfect” in Malay. Mabul Island, an offshore island, is one of Sabah’s best-known tourist destinations. Thanks to its optimal terrain, the area is never affected by typhoons or earthquakes. The waters here are as still and exquisite as in the Garden of Eden. The pine-green sea water is so clear you can see through to the bottom. Sipadan, widely renowned as a heaven for scuba divers, draws diving enthusiasts to pilgrimage here from all over the world.

Popular Attractions in Semporna

Kapalai Island
4.7/5
444 Reviews
Island/Peninsula
Due to years of erosion, Kapalai is technically no longer an island, but rather a sandbar. All buildings on Kapalai are built on stilts that rest on an extensive underwater reef. The island’s only resort, Kapalai Resort, is a perfect destination for weddings and honeymoons. Gazing out over the ocean is like being surrounded by a giant aquarium, as crystal clear waters provide a breathtaking view all the way to the sandy bottom.
Mabul Island
4.5/5
571 Reviews
Island/Peninsula
Mabul Island is a beach island located in northeastern Semporna and is one of the most famous diving spots in the world. The average traveler comes here to experience water sports such as swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving. There are also a variety of holiday homes and houseboats around the island. Visitors can look at all the different colors of coral, fish and starfish the ocean has to offer.
Pom Pom Island
4.6/5
201 Reviews
Island/Peninsula
Adjacent to Sipadan Island, Pom Pom Island is a tranquil island hideaway. The island is known for its turtles, and visitors can follow the resort’s staff every night to find turtle eggs and turtles. If you are lucky, you will have the opportunity to see large turtles while snorkeling near the shore during the day. The island's resort offers a variety of beach, water and garden room options, with a stunning private beach and a delicious restaurant bar, perfect for a relaxing break.
Pulau Sibuan
4.8/5
172 Reviews
Island/Peninsula
Pulau Sibuan is part of Dunsa Karan Marine Park and is named after a warship. The island is an uninhabited island with a well protected natural environment and beautiful scenery. There are white sandy beaches, blue waters and tall coconut trees. Enjoy boating, surfing, playing or sunbathing, all under blue skies and green seas. In these waters there are large coral reefs and an abundance of colorful fish. Snorkeling and diving are excellent choices.

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While walking down the streets during the autumn and winter seasons in your city, do you need to cover your neck and hide yourself under thick layers of clothes?During those times, most will think of summer sunshine and the feeling of warmth on their skin.The earth is round. When you are out during the night, there is definitely a place on earth where the sun has just risen.You are busy trying to keep the plants in the office warm during the cold and windy season. Wouldn't it be better to just fly towards the southern regions of the sun and enjoy the “waves”?
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Come to Malaysia to Learn How to Dive, These 8 Islands Will Give You A Special Experience.
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Kapalai Island: the closest island to Sipadan Kapalai Island is one of the nearest islands to the diving holy place of Sipadan. There is no vast beach, no coconut trees, only the sea as far as the eye can see, and the marvelous underwater world makes it as famous as the small Maldives. In fact, Kapalai is more beautiful than the Maldives. When the weather is calm without wind, the sea is like an aquarium without walls, never-seen corals and fish, even wild turtles are very common, come here to experience the wonder of snorkeling. if you go to Kapalai to dive, first go to Semporna’s dive shop. You can directly book at Kapali Water House and rent all the tools for diving in the island, at the diving center.
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Aug 9, 2020
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Aug 10, 2020
25°
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Aug 12, 2020
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Partly Cloudy
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