Sanbay Hotel

Address: 2 km Jalan Leila, Sandakan, Sabah, 90702, Malaysia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sandakan

Bumper Boats

A travel blog entry by smallcatfun on Jul 17, 2015

1 comment, 39 photos

... running into Amaryllis II parked at their stern. Luckily our own anchor held, and I got a bit more confidence back in it after our ordeal in KK. The squalls continued into the evening and I maintained a watch until just after 10 PM when the winds eased and I was able to get some sleep.

The bikes came in particularly handy in Kudat, as the town was about 3 KM from the marina, and Ginette and I made many trips in for provisions and to explore the town. Ginette also enjoyed ...

Turtle Time!

A travel blog entry by hortonsontour on Jul 12, 2015

1 comment, 79 photos

... and a strictly enforced ‘no sail’ zone anywhere near the islands, the poachers would have a field day. Looking at the weapons, I didn’t know whether to feel secure or worried that if it did kick-off, it was more likely to resemble downtown Baghdad.

Suddenly, one of the local guides pointed to the sand just in front of the army bunker. Me and Thomas knelt down and you could just see the head of a baby turtle poking through the ...


A travel blog entry by chrisandamelia on Jun 24, 2015

2 comments, 18 photos

... of questions, learning about the sanctuary’s work. Most of the bears at the sanctuary had been rescued from captivity. Uneducated or selfish people keeping the bears as pets, cooped up in small cages for their entire lives. One bear was even rescued from being killed and eaten at a Chinese restaurant! Since most of them had grown up around humans it was clear why the bears were not afraid of human presence. However, we learnt that one bear in particular had ...

Sandakan and the Kinabatangan River

A travel blog entry by chrisandamelia on Jun 21, 2015

1 comment, 24 photos

... brand new, they took their first customers just a few weeks prior to our stay so they were clearly trying to make a name for themselves. The resort was still having its finishing touches, which was probably why the tour cost was such a bargain! Whilst being shown to our rooms, yes rooms - the resort had Beth and I down as husband and wife (same surname) sharing a private room with Amelia in a dorm. However, we quickly put them on the right track and it was figured out that the three of ...

Pizza, Roof Top Bars And Crisps For Tea

A travel blog entry by vicm on Jun 18, 2015

3 photos

... break their fast every night. He told us that they get up at 3am to begin cooking and then eat at 4 and then no food or drink until 10pm that night. We checked in at the airport and had a little panic when they told us that the flight was full, but it was just to let us know that we wouldn't be sitting next to each other, we were by both the windows of the same row and there were only two seats in each block. When the plane arrived at the gate, it was a ...