Sandakan Holidays

Sandakan is the second largest city in Sabah, located on the north-eastern coast of Malaysian Borneo . It is used by travelers as a gateway to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre , the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary , and the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre . Sandakan played an important role in …

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How to get to Sandakan

Here's what you need to know about getting to Sandakan. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Sandakan takes 22 hours, 30 minutes.

When to go to Sandakan

Typical Holiday Price

750 € per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Sandakan varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - March is the cheapest month to go to Sandakan.

Where to stay in Sandakan

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Sandakan, according to other travellers.

Nearby destinations


Kota Kinabalu


Bandar Seri Begawan