HOW TO GET HERE?

OUTSIDE ASIA

If you’re coming from outside of Asia, you’ll want to book flights to Kuala Lumpur. From there follow the Kuala Lumpur directions above. Many major airline carriers offer flights to Kuala Lumpur including Thai Airways, Emirates, Singapore Airlines and Air Asia.

FROM BANGKOK

At the moment Air Asia offers two flights daily from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu. Once in Kota Kinabalu, catch a connecting flight to Tawau or bus to Semporna. Both Air Asia and Malaysian Airlines offer multiple flights daily and buses depart at 7:30am and 7:30pm from KK bus terminal.

FROM KUALA LUMPUR

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and the major transport hub for the country. You'll want to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau in order to get to Celebes Beach Resort in the shortest time. Air Asia provides two flights a day that fly directly to Tawau, and Malaysian Airlines offers connecting flights that go through Kota Kinabalu. The flight from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau takes approximately 3 hours.ecting flight to Tawau or bus to Semporna. Both Air Asia and Malaysian Airlines offer multiple flights daily and buses depart at 7:30am and 7:30pm from KK bus terminal.

FROM SINGAPORE

To get to Semporna from Singapore, fly or catch a bus into Kuala Lumpur where Air Asia offers direct flights to Tawau from the LCCT Terminal. The other alternative is to fly into Kota Kinabalu and follow the previous instructions.

FROM KOTA KINABALU OR SANDAKAN

You can either fly or catch a bus from Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan. Air Asia and Malaysian Airlines offers multiple flights daily to Tawau. From here you’re just a 1 hour drive away from Semporna and we would be happy to arrange to collect you free of charge upon confirmation of booking. Two buses leave daily for Semporna at 7:30AM / 7:30PM from the Kota Kinabalu Bus terminal and from Sandakan buses can be arranged to collect you from your guest house or hotel in the mornings. It takes about 8 hours to reach Semporna by bus from KK and 5 hours from Sandakan and costs approximately RM50. If this is your choice let us know which bus company you are with and we will be sure to meet you at the Semporna bus terminal and take you to Semporna town centre.

FROM TAWAU OR IN SEMPORNA

In Tawau, you’re just a one hour drive away from Semporna. You can book a minivan from Tawau to bring you to Semporna. Taxis’ are available as well, though prices are around 100,00 MYR. Once in Semporna, just give us a call. We will send one member of our staff to collect you wherever you are in town and transport you to our premises.