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Aerial View of Dinawan Island


Dinawan Island

Dinawan Island
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
(Pulau Dinawan)
45 minutes boat ride from Kota Kinabalu City

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Sunborneo Island Resort

Sunborneo Island Resort is built in the lush tropical rainforest of Pulau Dinawan Kecil, caressed by the warm gentle water of the South China Sea. The resort is only 10 minutes by boat from Sunborneo Riverside, the mainland jetty which is 15km from Kota Kinabalu International Airport and 22km from Kota Kinabalu City Centre by road.

The Resort features studio-type detached chalets, pavilions and restaurant of wooden tropical concept. It is a truly hideaway that provides a little back to basic and back to nature kind of experience on an intimate and secluded island with basic conveniences of home accommodations.

The Resort also provides outdoor activities such as Snorkeling, Kayaking, Fishing etc…

The two resorts on Dinawan Island

1) Sunborneo Island Resort 2) Borneo Dinawan Island Resort
3 Types of  Chalets:

1) Lagoon Chalets
2) Hilltop Chalets
3) Seaside Chalets


1) Sunborneo Island Resort
2) Borneo Dinawan Island Resort

There are two resorts on Dinawan Island
Wide sandy beach and clear water beneath the long bridge. Restaurant and bar is a big two-storey hut made of wood. The Dinawan Island is 25 minutes from the Marina Sutera jetty via speedboat.
This private island is at the south of Kota Kinabalu City. The premier resort built on the island is surrounded with lush tropical rainforest and crystal clear water.
Dinawan Island is the place to unwind in a private place. Visitors are blown away by the breath-taking scenery here and the squawking of the hornbills of a distance. From the island, one can see the Mount Kinabalu in the distance mainland.

There are activities that visitors can indulge in such as :
-sea walking
-scuba diving

Dinawan Island

Dinawan Island

This resort is built within the lush tropical rainforest of Dinawan Island with minimum impact to the natural environment, caressed by the warm gentle waters of the South China Sea.

It is a wonderful holiday getaway where you can listen to the squawking of hornbills or catch a glimpse of them flying through the trees.

Dinawan Island offers retreats for family fun, picnics, snorkeling or BBQ's.
 ...and watch the majestic view of Mt. Kinabalu in the morning.

Borneo Dinawan Island Resort
Pulau Dinawan, Off Kinarut, District of Papar, Sabah

Tel: (+6088) 24 3333
Fax: (+6088) 25 0005

Room Facilities
Twin or King size Bed - Attached Washroom with cold/hot shower - Private Verandah - Air-Condition - Fan

Borneo Dinawan Island Resort Package
3D2N Dinawan Island package RM650+- per person.
Ferry departs from Jesselton Point of Kota Kinabalu on daily basis.
Package includes return boat transfer, jetty terminal fee, island entrance fee, snorkeling and kayaking (life jacket provided), BBQ Lunch, Hi-Tea, buffet dinner and breakfast.

Route : 3D2N Dinawan Island
Tour Operator : Borneo Dinawan Island Resort
Contact No. : 088 - 720062, 721778
Email :
Departure city : Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Price : fr RM650+- per person
Language : English or Mandarin

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