Sabah is a popular destination among the locals and tourists alike. The place offers a wide variety of attractions, its physical beauty, the year-round pleasant climate and the friendly people all combine to make it a holiday destination for the visitor’s. It’s the second largest state in Malaysia, which is situated at the northern part of the Island of Borneo. The island covers an area of 72 500 sq kilometers with a huge coastline of 14,400 kilometers, washed by the South China Sea in the west, the Sulu Sea in the northeast and the Celebes Sea in the east.
Sabah has the Kota Kinabalu City as its capital, set among lush, tropical hills and facing green waters. The city is lively and exciting yet quiet and uplifting, all with its eco-treasures surrounding it. Sabah is more popularly called as the 'The Land Below The Wind' because geographically, it is below the typhoon belt. Sabah is known as the melting pot of over 30 different races and over 80 different dialects making the place as diverse as its ecology.
This is a country where its attractions are as diverse as they are excitingly fresh. The unspoilt beaches, lonely tropical islands, charming culture, colorful and beautiful marine life, spectacular countryside dominated by an awesome mountain Mt Kinabalu, all put together make this land an inviting place. Moreover the genuine friendliness and hospitality of the people which is a part of their tradition make ones’ visit a worthwhile experience. Sabah's State Parks are a naturalist's paradise with their unique flora and fauna. Sabah also has the world's largest orang utan sanctuary. For adventure enthusiasts one can go on jungle trekking, or visit a longhouse and get engaged by the traditional lifestyle, to exploring caves, experience rafting, go mountaineering, or dive and discover exciting and colorful marine life.
Tourists will find some highly rated Sabah resorts which are among the best. Sabah Malaysia resorts are well located and has the reputation of offering world class services. One can expect warm and friendly environment at all Sabah resorts with facilities like Helicopter rides, horse riding, golf, to even boat trips. All this together makes way for a fun filled holiday. To add to the fun at Sabah resorts one will love a large variety of food available.
Tourists on a vacation to the place would find more than only the sunny tropical weather, but beautiful white sandy beaches, tropical island setting, clear crystal waters, and rich ocean and marine life. All this and its positioning offer a unique tropical island vacation. Sabah is a world class tropical beach vacation, offering a complete array of activities from adventures in nature and wildlife.