This is my second time to Kota Kinabalu (a.k.a. Sabah), most of my trips are circling around Southeast Asia and the most common thing you can find there are tropical islands.
Kota Kinabalu is a developing city, hence the living pace is really slow and chill, which is a perfect place for vacation.
The Mantanani Island we went to is quite different from all the other beaches I have been to before, fewer people and watersports, more silence and relaxation.
The blue sky and the clear water is a perfect match, surely is an eye candy.
The water is very see-through but not as many fishes compared to beaches in Phuket.
In Phuket, you can see fishes when there is water, they will come in groups to bite you, thinking you as food.
However, I am a snorkeling-lover so we took a speedboat away from the island to explore the sea anyway.
There are many fishes once the sea level reaches around 10m and they are all very fascinating.
Continue reading (Incl. Pics) at: BeneathTheMeadow: Kota Kinabalu ¦ Mantanani Island.