Borneo contains many of the finest beaches in the world, including some of the least spoilt in Southern Asia. Blessed with a long stretch of white sandy beaches promising hours of sea, sand & fun.
The Jerudong Beach is a marvel of nature as its rocky coastline is a place ideal for quiet contemplation. It is popular fishing beach as well with market stalls selling fruits, prawns, fish, vegetables and fruits. Come by during the early mornings to appreciate the sunrise and sample products from Brunei’s own waters.
The Tungku Beach is a little further up of Brunei, is made of rocky form outcrop. You could pick shells, picnic, do a spot of fishing or simply enjoy the balmy air and the magic of sunrise.
The Layang-Layangan Beach is a popular place on weekends. Its sandy beaches invites one to lie down and soak up the sun with the waves lapping at one’s toes. Cycling paths and picnic tables are shaded by leafy trees. In this area too can be found many food stalls with live musical bands performing every weekend. Horse riding and cycling are some of the popular leisure activities on this beach.
The Pancur Hitam Beach is one of the most developed beaches in Labuan. A beautiful landscaped park extends directly onto the long sandy beach. There are many recreational facilities for both children and adults. It is also a popular picnic ground for the locals.
The Damai Beach is a white sand beaches lapped by the South China Sea, add rainforest walks and an imposing jungle -covered mountain and you have Damai. This is Sarawak’s main beach resort area.
The Sipadan Beach is Malaysia’s only oceanic island. A beautiful white-sand beach fringes. Covering a total of 12 hectares (30 acres), it is a rocky outcrop that rises dramatically from the ocean floor. Except for an encircling, narrow sand beach the island is covered in thick rain forest.
The Pulau Mantabuan Beach is approximately 3 km long and 1.5 km wide. The entire island is beautifully clean – almost no flotsam on the clean beaches. The island is totally uninhabited, and the ocean is calm and inviting for scuba diving. If you are planning a day in the area, it is advisable to bring along your own drinks and food, as there are no facilities available.
The Binsulok Recreational Beach is located along Kimanis Bay, approximately 30 km north of Beaufort town. This beach was initially gazetted as a forest reserve in 1984 but in 1988 the Sabah Forestry Department took over the management of the area and turn it into a recreational spot.
Even though Binsulok Beach is still lacking in recreational facilities, in every weekend and public holiday, it is never short of visitors from nearby towns like Beaufort and Papar even Kota Kinabalu and Keningau.
The gentle rolling waves, cheerful chirping of birds and the refreshing breeze further enhances the natural charm of this beach. The public would not want to miss the opportunity to visit. Besides having a picnic, one can enjoy other activities such as jogging and fishing in Binsulok Recreational Beach.