A jewel-like tiny island in the Sulu Sea, a 1.5 hour boat rides north of  Sandakan; Lankayan has been declared part of an immense Marine  Protected Area to adopt the eco-tourism concept. Unpopulated and covered  by thick tropical island vegetation on its topside, this peaceful, untouched  little bit of paradise is ringed by an endless pure white sandy beach, offering  simply elegant and exquisite accommodation in all 23 wooden, roomy and  perfectly appointed seafront chalets.  While the ideal destination for those who search for tranquility and  relaxation in a virgin natural setting and for families with children, Lankayan  Island is also becoming one of the hottest diving destinations on the map  today: its dive sites - all just a few minutes away - boasting unbelievably  colorful macro, fauna, fascinating wrecks and in season from March to May,  regular sightings of gigantic and harmless whale sharks, the "dream date "  of every diver in the world.  Situated within the Sea Turtle Corridor, Lankayan Island is also a nesting  place and foraging ground for sea turtles; most commonly Green and  Hawksbill Turtle. Therefore, guests will have a chance to see turtles nesting  as well as new hatchlings of baby turtles released to the sea especially in  season from June to September.  Lankayan Island Dive Resort A jewel like tiny island in the Sulu Sea Lankayan Dive Site - Jawfish Lair In Lankayan, one of the most popular  dive sites is Jaw fish Lair which is just 4  to 5 minutes boat ride from Lankayan  jetty. Some of the common sightings are  of course the giant jaw fish itself, sting  rays, snappers, groupers, anemone fish,  fusilier, trumpet fish, and nudibranches.  Rare sightings include blue ribbon eel,  ghost pipe fish (seasonal), juvenile cat  fish, peacock mantis shrimp, and turtle.  Lankayan has over 32 dive sites  including 2 wrecks and most dives sites  are just minutes away by boat from jetty. About Lankayan Important : This is the resort owner’s site. Other look alike sites have nothing to do                   with us and their contents posted without our permission.                                                      Copyright © Pulau Sipadan Resort & Tours Sdn Bhd