Lankayan, a tiny jewelshaped island located on the northeastern coast of Sabah, is part of the Sugud Islands Marine Conservation Area (SIMCA) and is surrounded bluegreen waters and coral reefs. It is also one of Sabah's top diving spots.The availability of jungle interior and diving attracts both divers and nondivers alike to Lankayan.
A numbers of dive sites including the Lankayan Wreck, all only minutes away from the island, offer magnificent displays of marine life ranging from giant groupers to tiny ribbon eels. Enormous whale sharks are regularly sighted between March and May, and other than the magnificent diving, Lankayan is also famous as a turtle egglaying site. Depending on the time of the year, visitors may witness turtle egglaying on the Lankayan beach.
The Langkayan Island Dive Resort has sixteen attractive wooden chalets with beach fronts and the common dining area extends to a sundeck jutting out to the beach. If diving is not your cup of tea, simply lounge on the sundeck in front of your chalet where you can enjoy your very own private slice of the beach while working on your tan heavenly!