Latitude : 6.705611, Longitude : 116.344171

2D1N Mantanani Island Experience

Select the various activities available to go with your stay. This will be the ideal beach setting for your island retreat.

Mantanani Island Day Trip – Diving

Uncover the many diving sites around Mantanani Islands including wreck sites for serious divers which are now home to menagerie of marine creatures.

3D2N Mantanani Island Discovery

The island is yours to explore for a stay of two nights. Discover what this mermaid island offers as you dive, snorkel, participate in water sports or simply relax and relish the stunning views of sunset over the horizon.

Mantanani Island Day Trip – Snorkeling

Take a sneak peek into another world – the marine world. Snorkel along the crystal clear waters of the beach or follow our boat trips to amazing snorkelling sites.

4D3N Mantanani Island Indulgence

Isolate yourself from the outside world and leave your stress behind by opting for a three nights stay in Mantanani. Get to understand the real meaning of life as an Islander and indulge in this picturesque scenery, cool breezes and serene environment.

Bembaran Beach Resort

About Bembaran Beach Resort

Bembaran Beach Resort (Dive Lodge) is located right on dugong beach. Dugong beach is one of Mantanani's most beautiful and private beaches. The beach offers a spectacular view of crystal clear emerald green waters filled with rich marine life and naturally architected with soft powder sand laced with coconut trees. Dugong beach is a secluded cove situated at the east section of Mantanani Island. The beach is facilitated with an eating area, barbeque equipments, canteen, beach chairs, hammocks, toilets and changing rooms. Extra activities such as volleyball, beach football and sea kayaking are available. The island was once known for the sightings of "dugongs" by the indigenous locals (Ubian). Lately, it has been reported of fewer sightings of the creature but the beautiful island promise a remarkable underwater journey. The sheltered bays around the island provide a suitable place for many underwater creatures.

Bembaran Beach Resort is a gorgeous beach chalet accommodation meters away from the white sands of Mantanani Island. It is situated in the West Coast Division overlooking South China Sea with Mt. Kinabalu right behind. Set between the island and the sea, Bembaran Beach Resort offers guests the space to relax, and room to move. Enjoy the beach, landscape and tropical beauty which reflects Bembaran Beach Resort’s Borneo heritage. Spent a night with us here at Bembaran Beach Resort. Experience another side of Borneo. They are a (2)Two Star SDI & SSI dive lodge facility. Dive Lodge Accommodation: (2) Two Star Facility.

There is no shopping facility on the island but you could still get something like snacks and beverages at the fishing village shop. Anything important and necessary is advisable to be brought by the guests from mainland. Mobile phone reception is weak on the island. The dive lodge however is connected to the outside world by telephone satellite link (you can make calls - chargeable). Wi-Fi internet connection is not available yet.

How To Get There

Located at northwest of Kota Belud and approximately 80 km from Kota Kinabalu, Mantanani Island is a truly one of its kind destination. To get to Mantanani, one would have to take a direct flight to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. From Kota Kinabalu, travel to Kota Belud by road, which takes about 45 minutes. Your journey to the island starts from the river jetty at Rampayan Laut, Kota Belud. The journey takes about 30-40 minutes (depending on weather) by speedboat.


Bembaran Beach Resort/Dive Lodge offers guests with basic facilities. Every "Kampung" chalet is furnish with lighting, socket points, ceiling/wall fan, air-con & atttach bathroom. All bathrooms are not equipped with hot water. Every room is furnished with a dressing table and cupboard to put belongings. Guests are put up with beds, pillows, blankets, towels and basic toilet amenities. Guests are reminded to bring personal toiletries.

Twin-Share Room:
Air-Conditioned Room with Fan and Bathroom

Full board meals are provided at the lodge's Bembaran Cafe.
Breakfast (7am - 9am)
Lunch (12am - 2pm)
Dinner (6pm - 8pm)

It is advisable to bring along extra food like BBQ items (for supper), snacks and soft beverages in case their daily supply is not sufficient for guests. Hard beverages can be purchased with the island crew. Please notify the crew at the departure jetty for early preparation.

Electricity Supply
Bembaran's electricity supply is available from 6.00pm to 6.00am daily. It is powered by our three(3) resort generators. The electricity supply voltage is 240v, 50-cycle system. A 3 square pin contact plug is needed.

Equipment Rental

Equipment Rental at the Resort - per Day

  1. Full Set Diving Equipment MYR 25 - per Person per Day
  2. BCD & Regulator MYR 25 - per Person per Day
  3. Mask & Snorkel MYR 10 - per Person per Day
  4. Fins MYR 10 - per Person per Day

Equipment Rental at the Resort - Per Individual Item

  1. BCD MYR 25/- per Person per Day
  2. Regulator MYR 25/- per Person per Day
  3. Mask MYR 10/- per Person per Day
  4. Mask with Powered Lens MYR 30/- per Person per Day
  5. Snorkel MYR 10/- per Person per Day
  6. Fins MYR 10/- per Person per Day
  7. Booties MYR 10/- per Person per Day
  8. Wetsuit MYR 20/- per Person per Day
  9. Dive Light with Batteries MYR 30/- per Person per Day

Additional Dives May Be Purchased in the Resort
Boat Dive MYR 50/-
Night Dive MYR 50/-


Activities Available in the Resort
(Subject to sea & weather conditions)

Mantanani Island Water Sports Activities

  • Parasailing - min 2 person / per ride (15 mins) MYR 95/- per pax
  • Jet Ski - min 2 person / per ride (30 mins) MYR 170/- per pax
  • Banana Boat ride - min 3 person / per ride (15 mins) MYR 40/- per pax
  • Fly Fish ride - min 2 person / per ride (15 mins) MYR 70/- per pax

*Prices are subject to change

Activities Schedules

Diving Schedules:
Session 1 - 8.30 am
Session 2 - 11.30am
Session 3 - 3.00 pm

Things to bring

Things to Bring:

  • Log book and diver certification card (For Diver Only)
  • Pocket Money
  • Sun block lotion
  • Towel (No towels are provided at the Lodge)
  • Suitable outfit for diving
  • Extra change of clothing
  • Personal toiletries (No toiletries are provided at the Lodge)
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat / Cap
  • Raincoat
  • Plastic Bags to protect your electronic devices or important document from getting wet
  • You may wish to bring along some food/snacks with you

Things to Note:

  • Day dives and package dives are not transferable.
  • Participant must be physically fit as this is an adventure tour.
  • You might get WET during the boat journey, so please be sure to pack and stow your belongings properly during the journey. Dry bags or plastic bags for waterproofing are recommended.
  • Kindly note that you are responsible for the safe keeping of your belongings at all time. We do not encourage guests bringing along electronic devices, valuables and important documents.
  • Due to the nature and adventurous nature of the tour, children under 5 years old are not encouraged to participate in the tours.
  • Any Children who are certified divers will have to pay FULL DIVER rates regardless of their age & parents will have to be held responsible for their child at all times.
  • Please check with us if you have any special dietary request, e.g. vegetarian. We however do not guarantee that we will be able to meet all requests.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

  • All reservation MUST provide the following information for security reasons: Name as per passport, Passport Number, Nationality, Gender.
  • To qualify for Malaysian rates, Malaysian Identity Card (I.C.) or Malaysian Resident or Expatriate with Malaysian working permit must be submitted.
  • Weather conditions: We cannot predict the weather conditions these days for scuba diving even for the best season.
  • For safety reasons, tour and activities are dependent on SEA & WEATHER CONDITIONS. We reserve the rights to CANCEL or POSTPONE the tour or any activities if we deem there is an absence of a safe operating environment. We monitor closely weather changes through the relevant sources.
  • Liability Release Form MUST be understood and signed by the participant before the tour commences.
  • After commencement of service, no refund, in part or full, will be given for services included in the package which have not been utilized.



Mari Mari Backpackers Lodge

Mari Mari Backpackers Lodge is located at Pulau Mantanani Besar. All chalets are very simple wooden village type house built on stilts and have teak wood floors.

Bembaran Beach Resort

Bembaran Beach Resort (Dive Lodge) is located right on dugong beach. Dugong beach is one of Mantanani's most beautiful and private beaches.

Mantanani Dream Resort

Mantanani Dream Resort is a newly built resort and opened to receive travellers into its property in Jan 2014. It is a mid-range accommodation and offers client comfortable accommodation at a very affordable price.

Mantanani Info

Mantanani Island
Mantanani Islands is a group of three isolated islands located northwest of Kota Belud, about an hour's drive from the state capital of Sabah, Kota Kinabalu

More info about Mantanani Island


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