Beaches in Labuan
United Nation Beach
The 9km beach stretch from Batu Manikar Beach to Sungai Miri Beach, also known as United Nation Beach (UN’08 beach) won the 2nd COBSEA Clean Beach Award 2008 for its clean and beautiful surrounding which is the constant efforts of local authority.
The beach fringed with casuarinas and coconut trees and it is a great place to view sunset. When the skies are clear (as it mostly is in sunny Labuan), the magnificent sun behaves as it had for centuries past. Its brilliant disappearing act into the horizon performance will begin just after 6pm.
Pancur Hitam Beach
Pancur Hitam Beach is one of the most developed beaches in Labuan. A beautiful landscaped park extends directly onto the long sandy beach.
Pancur Hitam Beach is home to Labuan’s biggest and most luxurious private house – the “House of Millions of Peace”. The roads nearby this house, Jalan Batu Manikar and Jalan Pancur Hitam, are tastefully designed with well landscaped and decorated pathways.There are rows of local market stalls in front of the house which offer treats including fresh coconut water, chicken wings, popcorn and other mouth-watering local cuisines and knick-knacks.
There is a small natural path on the right hand side of the house that will lead you to the second highest peak in Labuan, Pohon Batu Hill (Bukit Pohon Batu), where you can enjoy a jungle trekking jaunt. At the top of this hill, you will be greeted with beautiful beaches that stretch along the shore line.
On the south of the beach, there is a recreational area known as the “Sudut Cabaran” (Challenging Site) which offers an ideal site for various recreational activities or team building. A breathtaking vista awaits you with the three peaks of Phin Batu Hill as a dramatic backdrop in the evening. The sunsets here is not to be missed!
Located on the north eastern side of Labuan, Layang-Layangan Beach is famous for its sandy white beaches and scenic views which invites you to lie down and soak up the sun with the sound of waves lapping at water’s edge.
Every weekend, some of the popular leisure activities are horse riding, cycling and picnic as cycling paths and picnic tables are shaded by leafy trees. There are many food stalls with live musical bands performing can be found here too.