Lankayan Dive ResortDescription
Unique resort on the Island, Lankayan Dive Resort is a Jewell in the Sulu sea. Lankayan is part of a marine protected area, which promotes eco tourism.
Unpopulated and covered by thick tropical island vegetation on its topside, this peaceful, untouched little bit of paradise is ringed by an endless pure of white sandy beach.
The resort offers 23 sea wooden front chalets, double/twin or triple accommodation, with a private balcony and a direct access to the beach. Bedrooms are fully equipped with a fan or A/C, a kettle, a fridge, tea and coffee facilities and the attending bathroom includes a shower and a bathtub.
The restaurant is a covered open air terrace located in the middle of the resort, which offers meals as a buffet with a large choice of delicious dishes.
The bar terrace is the ideal spot for after dinner relaxation and chatting, all the while admiring the sunset.
A TV room is available for viewing the day’s video shots or other footages shoot during the dive. Internet access is also available at the resort’s main building and the restaurant. The souvenir shop is the main building as well.
The Diving center is at the end of jetty, with a storage room for the equipment. All dives sites are reached easily by speed boat . Local guides are mostly Malaysian, english speakers and report to trained Dive Masters. Lankayan Dive Center is affiliated to PADI. Water sport gears and equipments for diving, snorkeling and ocean kayaking activities are available for rental at the diving center.
Lankayan Island is a true Macro world paradise. Saved are large stretches of beautiful hard and soft corals belonging to numerous genera, among which are multitudes of macro world subjects and juvenile fishes, colorful to the extreme.
Pelagic also abound here, from large schools of scads, yellow tail barracudas, jacks, and many more. Many schools of medium to large humphead parrotfish are always an exciting encounter. Sometimes, the diver is lucky enough to meet large rays, guitarfish and even manatees..
At few minutes by boat from the jetty you can also find two wrecks, lying in 24m, connected by several ropes.
Lankayan Island is also a nesting place and foraging ground for sea turtles; most commonly Green Turtle and Hawksbill Turtle.
Therefore, guest will have a chance to see turtles nesting as well as new hatchlings of baby turtles released to the sea especially in season from June to September.
One of the hottest diving destination on the map today, Lankayan remains the ideal destination for those who search for tranquility and relaxation in a virgin natural setting.