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Manana Borneo Resort

Kampang Pituru Laut, Kota Belud 89517, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Norrkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This little paradise is truly amazing and you won’t regret going here (call Nina first though to make sure she has available accommodation for you since it can be quite busy). You will arrive by boat to a beach with some chalets and a small restaurant area, at the end of the beach a diving shop (bigfin divers) is located... More 

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Great Bookham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be one of the best locations we've ever stayed in - a selection of chalets right on the beach front and by beach, I mean a quiet beach accessible only by a short boat trip or a scramble over the rocks, so the only people there are the people staying at Mañana. Our phone and email contact... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We left with really mixed reviews for this place. We travelled as a group of four friends. We arrived during very stormy seas, and the staff tried their best to keep ourselves and our luggage dry after a very rough boat ride from the other beach. (The luggage was all very dry, but we were drenched!: no problem, was quite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for four nights with my wife and two teenage children as part of a 16 day trip to 6 different places in Sabah. The information on the Resort's website does stress that this place is not for everyone. So who is it for? It's for anyone who doesn't need Wifi to have a good time. The lack... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The resort is very beautiful and its worth going there. The little houses are built between the rainforest and the beach. They are simple but very nice. The only negative point are the prices for the activities and the boattransfer. All the activities are very expensive and if you stay several nights you will defenitely want to do something. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My cousin and I stayed here for 3 nights as our last stop before leaving Borneo. It was an amazing place to come and relax. The rooms are clean and come with a bathroom and mosquito net. There is also 2 hammocks with each hut. The food was brilliant and Awi made an amazing banana pancake! With the quiet beach,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Where do i even start on this one?! Myself, my fiance and 5 friends all came for 8 days last month. From the boatride from the village on the first day to the reluctant boatride back to the village on the last everything was perfect. We had one of the double rooms literally on the beach. Ive included photos of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We booked two nights here and eventually stayed 7 nights! Such a relaxing place! Laying in hammock reading a book, take a little nap untill its time for lunch ;) we decided to go for a discovery dive with Ella and did some more dives after that! Diving spots are great too! Beautiful coral and lots of fish! There's no... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

No roads and no wifi = paradise. Beautiful beach and water. Huts with hammocks on the beach. Great bunch of friendly staff. Proposed to my girlfriend here and it couldn't have been more romantic under a perfect night sky. Can't recommend this place enough. The beach Villas are worth the little bit extra money. No power during the day and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Mañana truly is a little spot of paradise. It's definitely worth the trip - it takes about 1.5 hours from Kota Kinabalu via taxi which cost 120RM. The water is bright blue/green and very clear. The beach is 100% free of any rubbish and the beachfront cabins are less than 20 steps to the water. If you want to come... More 

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