Mataking Island, another hidden gem off Sabah east coast in the Celebes Sea. Its located approximately 1 hour speedboat ride from Semporna, Sabah. On a sunny and calm sea day, it’s a pleasant and breathtaking boat ride. Mataking is make up from 2 relatively small islands which are connected by a sandbar. The only resort, The Reef Dive Resort is located in the bigger island.
Mataking Island is an ideal place for people seeking quiet and relaxing holiday. The scenery over Mataking island is simply breathtaking with it white and soft sandy beach surrounded by dark blue sea. For a little bit of adventure, one can choose to do diving off the island.