Layang Layang Island is an oceanic atoll and an exotic island situated in the middle of South China Sea approximately 300 km northwest of Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia. It is truly diver’s paradise and fondly known as “The Jewel of the Borneo Banks”. Layang Layang sland lies in 2,000m of ocean and due partly to the depth, this atoll has become famous for sightings of large pelagic species and for wall diving. It is an hour flight north of Sabah’s capital Kota Kinabalu. As many as 14 coral reefs have formed here, creating breathtaking underwater scenery. Diving is the pinnacle of beautiful experience in Layang Layang Island. Guest could expect a vacation like no other on this isolated atoll, enjoy the vacation far away from all the stress and pollution of the city. Diving is the core activity at this resort with comprehensive diving facilities and programmes. Layang Layang Island is a must-visit destination for scuba diving enthusiast. Layang Layang Island’s dive sites are famous for the schools of hammerhead sharks that come through March to August. The dive sites offer a mixture of pelagic and macro creatures and Layang Layang Island Resort can help you get in the water with ease. At Layang Layang Island, we have the Deepest Mailbox in the world at the depth 40m. Here
divers mail their waterproof postcards to their friends and love ones, something very rare and unique.
What’s under water has some competition top-side – Bird Island, where countless migratory birds seek refuge within the huge lagoon. These birds are a unique attraction at Layang Layang Island besides the marine life. One can also capture the unforgettable moments of sunrise and sunset at its best!
Layang Layang Island Resort is One Island One Dive Resort and it requires a return flight from Kota Kinabalu. There are 86 air-conditioned standard rooms comes with its own fridge, TV and private veranda. The resort was designed to look like a Longhouse, the traditional community home of Borneo’s tribal people. The resort also provide equipment rental service
and a swimming pool that seems to merge with the sea in the background, which is a great spot to cool down, read a book or chill with a drink. Experience Layang Layang Island with a surpassed hospitality. Visit our website for updates www.layanglayang.com