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About Semporna

Semporna, on the southeastern coast of the state of Sabah in Malaysia, is a county in the Tawau District. Semporna means “perfect” in Malay. Mabul Island, an offshore island, is one of Sabah’s best-known tourist destinations. Thanks to its optimal terrain, the area is never affected by typhoons or earthquakes. The waters here are as still and exquisite as in the Garden of Eden. The pine-green sea water is so clear you can see through to the bottom. Sipadan, widely renowned as a heaven for scuba divers, draws diving enthusiasts to pilgrimage here from all over the world.

Popular Attractions in Semporna

Kapalai Island
444 Reviews
Due to years of erosion, Kapalai is technically no longer an island, but rather a sandbar. All buildings on Kapalai are built on stilts that rest on an extensive underwater reef. The island’s only resort, Kapalai Resort, is a perfect destination for weddings and honeymoons. Gazing out over the ocean is like being surrounded by a giant aquarium, as crystal clear waters provide a breathtaking view all the way to the sandy bottom.
Mabul Island
571 Reviews
Mabul Island is a beach island located in northeastern Semporna and is one of the most famous diving spots in the world. The average traveler comes here to experience water sports such as swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving. There are also a variety of holiday homes and houseboats around the island. Visitors can look at all the different colors of coral, fish and starfish the ocean has to offer.
Pom Pom Island
201 Reviews
Adjacent to Sipadan Island, Pom Pom Island is a tranquil island hideaway. The island is known for its turtles, and visitors can follow the resort’s staff every night to find turtle eggs and turtles. If you are lucky, you will have the opportunity to see large turtles while snorkeling near the shore during the day. The island's resort offers a variety of beach, water and garden room options, with a stunning private beach and a delicious restaurant bar, perfect for a relaxing break.
Pulau Sibuan
172 Reviews
Pulau Sibuan is part of Dunsa Karan Marine Park and is named after a warship. The island is an uninhabited island with a well protected natural environment and beautiful scenery. There are white sandy beaches, blue waters and tall coconut trees. Enjoy boating, surfing, playing or sunbathing, all under blue skies and green seas. In these waters there are large coral reefs and an abundance of colorful fish. Snorkeling and diving are excellent choices.

Semporna Weather

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Cloudy with Thunderstorms
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Partly Cloudy with Showers
12 Aug 2020
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