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LANKAYAN ISLAND - LANKAYAN ISLAND DIVE RESORT

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Lankayan Island Dive Resort

Lankayan Island Dive Resort

Lankayan Island Dive Resort

Lankayan Island Dive Resort

Lankayan Island Dive Resort

Lankayan Island Dive Resort

Lankayan Island Dive Resort

City/Region: Sandakan
Tour Code: ABSK-D01
Duration: From 3D2N
Package: LANKAYAN ISLAND: LANKAYAN ISLAND DIVE RESORT
Min Pax: 2
Pricing: Adults: From MYR 1,490;      Child: From MYR 745
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LANKAYAN ISLAND DIVE RESORTLankayan Island Dive Resort

About the Resort
A jewel like tiny island in the Sulu Sea, an hour and a half boat rides north of Sandakan; Lankayan has been declared part of an immense Marine Protected Area to adopt the eco-tourism concept. 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, offering simply elegant and exquisite accommodation in all 23 wooden, roomy and perfectly appointed seafront chalets. While the ideal destination for those who search for tranquility and relaxation in a virgin natural setting and for families with children, Lankayan Island is also becoming one of the hottest diving destination on the map today: its dive sites - all just a few minutes away - boasting unbelievable colorful macro, fauna, fascinating wrecks and in season from March to May, regular sightings of gigantic and harmless whale sharks, the "dream date " of every diver in the world. The island is also a nesting site for green and hawksbill turtles. You can watch as the baby turtles are released back into the sea.

About the Diving
Described as a true macro-world paradise, there are also larger marine creatures such as leopard sharks, marbled stingray and giant grouper as well as schools of bumphead parrotfish, yellowtail barracuda and scads. Lankayan Island is also a nesting site for green and hawksbill turtles as Turtle Islands Park are nearby. You can watch as the baby turtles are released back into the sea. The availability of jungle interior and interesting diving attracts both divers and non-divers alike to Lankayan.

How to Get Here
Take a short 40 minutes domestic flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan.
Meet at Sandakan Airport and transferred to Private Jetty at Sandakan Yatch Club by van. Journey takes approximately 30 minutes drive. Transfer to Lankayan Island by speedboat. Boat ride takes approximately 90 minutes.

Boat Schedule (Fixed Departure Time)
Sandakan Yatch Club jetty to Lankayan Island: 10:00 am (Fixed Time)
Lankayan Island to Sandakan Yatch Club jetty: 7:00 am (Fixed Time)

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2014 Pricing

Year 2014-2015 Package Rates Per Adult:

Package Rates Per Adult:
MALAYSIAN MARKET

Tour Validity:   01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
DURATION
Ex-Sandakan Airport
DIVER
(TWIN)
NON-DIVER
(TWIN)
3 DAYS 2 NIGHT MYR 1,950 MYR 1,570
4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS MYR 2,675 MYR 2,155
5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS MYR 3,530 MYR 2,844
6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS MYR 4,385 MYR 3,533
EXTRA NIGHT MYR 855 MYR 689
Package Rates Per Adult:
INTERNATIONAL MARKET
Tour Validity:   01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
DURATION
Ex-Sandakan Airport
DIVER
(TWIN)
NON-DIVER
(TWIN)
3 DAYS 2 NIGHT MYR 2,250 MYR 1,810
4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS MYR 2,950 MYR 2,375
5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS MYR 3,825 MYR 3,080
6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS MYR 4,700 MYR 3,785
EXTRA NIGHT MYR 875 MYR 705

* Note :
Rate Per Person, valid till 31 Mar 2015
All rates are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
All rates are subject to 6% GST for accommodation & tours departing from 1st April 2015 onwards.
Rate is inclusive of Sugud Islands Marince Conservation Fee.
Package Excludes: Airfares, Diving equipments & gears, Snorkel gear, beverages, laundry, room service and item not mentioned or specified in the packages

Points to Note:
1) Lankayan has no other room category and allocation of room is based on RUN OF HOUSE (ROH) Basis
2) Certified Diver will have to choose BETWEEN (Diver Package OR Non-Diver Package) throughout their stay (Combination of package is not allowed)
3) To purchase dive package, one must be a certified/licensed diver
4) Please provide Date of Birth for non-dive child below 12 yrs of age

* Child Policy :
50% of the Non-Diver package price will be charged to Non-Diver child between 2 - 11 years old sharing same chalet with their parents.
Infant 24 months and below is chargeable at 10% of Non-Diver's Package rate.
Junior Diver (Child Diver) rate is based on Adult Diver's Package.

* Important :
1.  All Single Traveler will be charged with Single Supplement Rate 50% from the package rate above  (for OWN CHALET with NO SHARING)
2.  TRIPLE SHARING ROOM OPTION(for Adults only) - entitle for 5% discount from the package rate above
3.  GROUP TRAVEL OPTION - ONE ( 1 ) PERSON FREE FOR EVERY NINE ( 9 ) PAYING PERSONS subject to ALL must be on the SAME Arrival & Departure Dates.
4.  Pregnant Women, child below 3 yrs & Elderly guest (80 yrs and above) are not allowed to LANKAYAN Island.
5. No Dive Allowed within 24 hours to departure flight time.
6. Snorkel by boat is not available.
7. Divers are encourage to bring along their own dive equipment.

Malaysian Market rate applies to Malaysians & expatriates working in Malaysia only. A valid Malaysian passport or working permit is required for verification.
International Market rate applies to all International guests.

Diver Package
For Certified Diver Only (All Dive Program / Arrangement will be Organised by the Resort's Dive Centre)
Prices quoted are all inclusive except for dive equipment, where guest can bring their own or rent from the resort or just rent some that they need only. Guest may also choose to dive cetain day or time only but no refund.

Diving Package Includes

  • 2-way land transfer from Sandakan Airport to Sandakan Yacht Club jetty (35minutes)
  • 2-way boat transfer from Sandakan Yatch Club jetty to Lankayan Island Resort (105 minutes)
  • Accommodation on twin/triple sharing basis in the Resort
  • Fresh Food Cooked by our Chef on buffet style.
  • Afternoon snacks served.
  • Tea/Coffee, Cold Water and Cordial served throughout the day
  • Provide tanks/weights and belt
  • Diving by boat for Diver - 3 boat dives daily except on arrival/departure day (strictly NO fly policy within 24 hours after the last dive)
  • Unlimited house reef dives in front of Lankayan Dive Centre (for Diver only)
  • No extra charge for Night dives in front of Lankayan Dive Centre (strictly for Advanced Diver or diver with night dives experienceonly)
  • Snorkel around the Island (from the shore or from Lankayan Dive Centre)
  • Optional guided tour to the Orang Utan Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre on last day (should this option to be included, guest will pay for their own entrance fee at the gate)

Non-Diver Package
Prices quoted are all inclusive except for dive equipment, where guest can bring their own or rent from the resort or just rent some that they need only. Example - snorkel and fins.

For:-

A) NON-DIVER
Are only allowed to dive in front of the Dive Centre with Instructor via Padi Discovery Scuba Programme (DSD).

B) NOT A CERTIFIED DIVER YET or
Are only allowed to dive in front of the Dive Centre with Instructor via Padi Discovery Scuba Programme (DSD).

C) DIVER WHO DO NOT WISH TO DIVE DURING BOOKING
but later wish to dive may do so and will be charged at the resort based on Per Dive Rate.

Non-Diving Package Includes

  • 2-way land transfer from Sandakan Airport to Sandakan Yacht Club jetty (35minutes)
  • 2-way boat transfer from Sandakan Yatch Club jetty to Lankayan Island Resort (105 minutes)
  • Accommodation on twin/triple sharing basis in the Resort
  • Fresh Food Cooked by our Chef on buffet style.
  • Afternoon snacks served.
  • Tea/Coffee, Cold Water and Cordial served throughout the day
  • Snorkel around the Island (from the shore or from Lankayan Dive Centre)
  • Optional guided tour to the Orang Utan Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre on last day (should this option to be included, guest will pay for their own entrance fee at the gate)

More Information About the Resort
FACILITIES

Despite the remoteness we are proud to offer all the amenities of a tropical island resort. Visitors have a choice to stay in chalets twin or triple sharing basis. Made out of local wooden materials to blend into the natural surroundings, chalets and standard rooms are attached with private balcony overlooking the white sandy beach and turquoise colored ocean. Lankayan chalets are well appointed and equipped with hot bath, coffee and tea making facilities, mini refrigerator and fresh water from mainland. Power is available with 220 V or 110 V. All chalets offer direct access to the beach which is in fact just at your front door step.
Internet Service Charges are at MYR 15 for 30 minutes for desktop in the office and MYR 20 per day for own laptop (wireless).

CHECK IN/CHECK OUT TIME
Check-In Time into Chalet– 13:00 pm
Check-Out Time from Chalet – 06:00 am

EQUIPMENT RENTAL AT THE RESORT*
1. BC JACKET     MYR 30/DAY
2. REGULATOR/GAUGES/OCTOPUS     MYR 30/DAY
3. TORCH WITH BATTERIES    MYR 20/DIVE
4. MASK, SNORKEL     MYR 15/DAY
5. FIN     MYR 10/DAY
6. WET SUIT     MYR 25/DAY
7. BOOTIES     MYR 10/DAY

*Prices are subject to change

MEAL
Meals are informally served at the central open building, which boasts an amazingly beautiful open-air wooden terrace surrounded by swaying casuarinas, the ideal spot for after dinner relaxation and chatting, all the while admiring the dozens of juvenile black tip sharks swimming leisurely a few feet beneath. Occasionally, head out to the sunset bar for an evening get together BBQ while enjoying the panoramic view of the sun surrendering for the day.

Breakfast:  6.0am - 10.30am
Lunch:  12.30pm - 2.00pm
Dinner:  7.00pm - 8.30pm

ROOMS
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 which opens daily from 0800hrs to 2300hrs
NOTE: A small over the counter shop that sells souvenirs such as postcards, T-shirts, and other necessities such as film, batteries, and toiletries is integrated at the central open building.
Water sport gears and equipments for diving, snorkeling and ocean kayaking activities are available for rental at the dive centre

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE
Snorkeling and Swimming
Ocean Kayak - MYR 30 Per Hour

Recommended Flight Options
Flight Timing Guide
Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan
Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu
Book the earliest flight to arrive Sandakan. Latest by 0900 hrs, for transfer to resort on same day (boat to LKY is at 1000 hrs-once daily only). The earliest flight to look for is from Kota Kinabalu. Arrival to Sandakan Airport is aound 0800 hrs
MH 2042 (ETD 0700 hrs/ETA 0740 hrs)
Book any flight from 1100 hrs onward. Depart from LKY is at 0700 hrs-once daily only.
MH 3092 (ETD 1055 hrs/ETA 1145 hrs)

AK - AirAsia;  MH - Malaysia Airlines;  ETD - Estimated Departure;  ETA - Estimated Arrival

Things To Note:

  • Please ensure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.

Terms & Conditions

  • All reservation MUST provide the following information: Name as per passport, Passport Number, Nationality, Gender, Date of Birth, Medical & Flight details
  • For Diver, the following additional INFORMATION required:-
    a) Diving Qualification & Level :
    b) Number of logged dives (approx) :
    c) Last logged dive (dd/mm/yy) :
  • After commencement of service, no refund, in part or full, will be given for services included in the package which have not been utilized
  • Weather conditions: We cannot predict the weather conditions these days for scuba diving even for the best season

Disclaimer: Amazing Borneo will use reasonable effort to ensure our website includes accurate, complete and up-to-date information as provided by the hotel. However, in the event that the hotel provides arrangements that differ from the standard provisions due to unique circumstances, Amazing Borneo will not be held accountable.




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