Manukan Island

Manukan Island is located just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of Sabah. It is the second largest island of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and offers extensive water activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing and other various water sports activities for those water sports enthusiasts. It also offers one of the best spots to catch Borneo’s famed sunset at the tip of the island called Sunset Point. Immerse yourself in a serene retreat as all premium villas and suites overlook the azure waters of the South China Sea.

Accommodation

Hillside Villa

At 880sqft with Super King Bed, Bathroom, and Living Area. It can accommodate up to 2 persons.

Manukan Villa

At 1,512sqft with 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathroom, Common Toilet, Pantry & Living Area. It can accommodate up to 6 persons.

Beach Suite

At 456sqft with King or Twin Bed, Bathroom, and Living Area. It can accommodate up to 2 persons.

Getting There

Dining

Arang Restaurant

Enjoy the very best of authentic Malaysian, international and fusion-inspired cuisine. Dining is available in the restaurant or on the lounge area overlooking the South China Sea.

Unforgettable Experience

Organise an intimate dinner for your loved ones on the white powdery sands of Manukan Island. Let us set up your dinner with a breathtaking view while you enjoy your specially-crafted menu created by our Chef and a personal waiter will be serving you till the end of your evening.

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Eva Echague

We don’t just offer vacations, we craft lifelong memories amidst the whispers of waves and the embrace of luxury. Your journey to enchantment begins from the moment you set foot on our shores. Allow us to pamper your senses, ignite your adventurous spirit, and redefine your idea of paradise. – Ms. Eva Echague, Asst. Resort Manager of Sutera Sanctuary Lodges

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Awards

Tripadvisor - Travellers Choice Award 2023

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges @ Kinabalu Park

The BrandLaureate SMEs BestBrands Awards 2023

Holiday Travel Destination

The Bizz Awards 2023

Business Excellence Awards

Sabah Parks Award 2023

Best Innovative Nature Tourism

Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2023

Best Luxury Mountain Lodge

Kayak - Best hotel

Manukan Island

Kayak - Best hotel

Kinabalu Park

Haute Grandeur Global Awards 2023

Best Lodge in Malaysia

HAPA Awards 2023

Agoda Customer Review Awards 2023

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Kinabalu Park

Agoda Customer Review Awards 2023

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island

World Luxury Hotel Awards 2022

Luxury Mountain Lodge - Global

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS' CHOICE 2022

Manukan Island

The Bizz awards 2022

Business Excellence Certificate awarded to
Sutera Sancturary Lodges

The bizz awards 2022

Business Excellence Certificate awarded to
General Manager

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS' CHOICE 2021

Manukan Island

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS' CHOICE 2021

Kinabalu Park

World Luxury Hotel Awards 2021

Luxury Mountain Lodge - Global

Travel & Hospitality Award 2021

The Award for Excellence in Service

Malaysia Prestige Awards 2020/2021

Nature Resort of the Year - Malaysia

WorlD Luxury hotel award 2020

Best General Manager - Asia

International Hotel Award 2020

Asia Pacific Hotel Awards in association with VitrA High Commended Small Hotel Malaysia

INTERNATIONAL HOTEL AWARD 2020

Asia Pacific Hotel Awards in association with VitrA High Commended Hotel Website Malaysia

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS' CHOIcE 2020

Manukan Island

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS' CHOICE 2020

Manukan Island

World Luxury Hotel Award 2019

Luxury Mountain Lodge

World Luxury Hotel Award 2018

Luxury Mountain Lodge

Hapa Award 2018 – 2020

HAPA Boutique/ Concept Hotel/Resort

Hapa Award 2018 – 2020

HAPA Service Excellence Hotel Resort

Asian Lifestyle Tourism Award 2017

Best Eco-Tourism Destination in South East Asia

Asian Lifestyle Tourism Award 2017

Outstanding General Manager in Malaysia (Top 10) - Ravindran Kathiravelu

Agoda Gold Circle Award 2016

31st Aseanta Award For Excellence 2016

Best Asean Travel Article

Hapa Award 2013 – 2015

Hapa Best Lifestyle Living Experience

The World Best Brands Award 2013 – 2014

The Country Branding Award