Saturday, Sep 25

Free Treats in Sabah. Win Them Now!

By Joel Teh

Sabah, the state in Malaysia that possesses scenic views like New Zealand, is full of greenish rainforest, captivating caves, and serene islands. It’s no surprise that people call Sabah “The Land Below The Wind” with its geographical location that was formed at the south of the typhoon-prone region, making it typhoons free at all times.

You may have heard about the TRY4FREE campaign from us. We’ve been giving away free vouchers from this, such as Free2Play at Skytrex Parks, 5-star hotels, Wholesome City Stay at The Gardens, Discover The Stay, Point of Interest, Food Discovery, Back2Adventure, and Go Langkawi.

This round, you can consider yourself lucky as our perks consist of a place that has never been listed in our initiative before. Just like “Go Langkawi”, our vouchers combined different activities that you could find from a tranquil island in Sabah. Keep reading to find out more!

TRY4FREE X Paradise Sabah

Paradise Sabah offers a free voucher for scuba diving activity and two for body massages, all brought to you by The Reef Dive Resort in Mataking Island, Sabah. As long as you participate in the program within 24th September 2021- 1st October 2021, you are entitled to our lucky draw session for the FREE vouchers giveaway. All are valid until 31st December 2021.

Getting thrilled just by hearing about this offer? Keep reading if you are interested. More exciting FREE voucher giveaways will be carried out in the following weeks, so stay tuned to our blog and social media too.

The Reef Dive Resort @ Mataking Island

(Image credit: Mataking Island)

Situated on Mataking Island, The Reef Dive Resort is a haven with villas of 63 lodgings divided into six main categories. If you are interested in a laid-back pace, marine adventure, and tropical indulgence, this place is definitely a go-to destination for you.

Apart from its all-in-room convenience, facilities, and amenities, the resort offers many nature activities that will keep you bonded with the lush environment. For instance, kayaking, bird watching, henna, painting, batik painting for kids, and marine exploration in crystal clear water are some of the popular activities on the list.

The term “Mataking” refers to “The Eyes of King” where it redefines dive resort and offers the best visual treat of both worlds: land and sea natures alike. If you get captivated by the resort, you should keep reading the FREE advantages of winning these vouchers from us to visit Mataking Island.

[Free2Play] @ Mataking, Scuba Diving

(Image credit: Mataking Island)

The stunning marine view is something that everyone dreams about having when travelling to an island. Imagine participating in a diving activity just to go underwater for a turquoise ocean adventure, that’s something you will get to enjoy through the scuba diving course at Mataking.

Apart from appreciating the variety of sea creatures, divers can explore more than 30 dive sites around the isle, including the nearby Pandanan, Timba-Timba, Bohayan, Kalapuan, Baturua, Mantabuan islands, and Tun Sakaran Marina Park of Bohey Dulang.

Not only are you joining this for FREE (if chosen), but you are also going to dive with professional driving instructors. They are certified with OWSI (Open-Water Scuba Instructor) by PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors). Thus, this activity is a safe itinerary that you shouldn’t miss if you visit Mataking Island. You can find out more about their scuba diving course here.

[Free2Play] @ Mataking, Body Massage

(Image credit: Mataking Island)

If diving into a crystal clear ocean isn’t something that you fancy, what about a relaxation treatment that will ensure you refresh zen energy to your mental health?

The Jamu Spa at The Reef Dive Resort offers you a magical kampung-style body massage treatment like no others. Picture yourself lying on a comfy bed, listening to the sea waves, and enjoying the quietness of the island. It’s the best remedy for beautifying and healing, which is the essential people are taking out of body massage.

If you win this voucher, you will be lucky enough to not only enjoy the beauty of this tranquil destination, but also the FREE full body massage that typically costs RM150.

[Free2Play] @ Mataking, Aroma Massage

(Image credit: Mataking Island)

Another available massage voucher goes to Aroma Massage. This 60-minute treatment allows you to feel relaxed while having a therapist rubbing your shoulder and back incessantly.

Similar to the full body massage, this service is usually charged at the rate of RM150, but with the campaign, the lucky winner will receive the privilege of enjoying it for FREE.

If you are visiting Mataking with your partner, this treatment is going to be the absolute service that you can’t afford to miss. You can find out more about their relaxation packages here.

How To Participate?

So, after seeing the list of these enticing excursions, we hope you find your motivation to join our Paradise Sabah program before the deadline.

Here are some easy steps to get you into the lucky draw:

  • Download Tourplus mobile app (Link:
  • Click the button- ‘Click To Participate’
  • Fill up the details and submit (Good Luck!)
  • Your lucky draw participation will be recorded

If you’re keen to find out more, feel free to visit our campaign program webpage. Hurry up before it’s too late! Who knows you might be one of the lucky winners.

Travelling during the National Recovery Plan (NPR)

Meanwhile, be sure to check out the latest SOPs before travelling.

  • The tourism bubble is only eligible for fully vaccinated individuals, except those living in the EMCO areas.
  • Children below 18 without vaccinations are allowed to travel with fully vaccinated parents.
  • Tourists must present their digital certificate of COVID-19 vaccination whenever asked by the authorities.
  • Tourists must bring along the receipts and booking confirmation as evidence that they are visiting for vacation.
  • Tourists are allowed to travel by flight and land. However, they are instructed to book the transportations through a tour agency if they journey by land.
  • Most travel activities are allowed to resume, such as nature parks, aquariums, zoos, museums, galleries, theme parks, and other activities such as watersports, jungle trekking, hiking, camping, island hopping, and more.
  • Hotel facilities and amenities such as swimming pools, gyms, and lounges can resume their operations as usual.
  • Everyone still requires to follow the SOPs to minimize the risk of virus outbreak despite the relaxation applied.
  • Swab test is essential prior to departure.

About Tourplus

Tourplus, a personalized travel platform, is an online travel agency (OTA) that provides a digital local travel guide (certified driver guides and customizable itineraries with reviews available to ease tourists’ user experience) to tourists.

Itineraries such as flights, F&B outlets, shopping malls, hospitality and accommodations, tourist attractions, and more are inevitable items on a trip. Hence, Tourplus came in handy by collating merchants into the list of choices for users to browse through before making decisions.

Currently, Tourplus is moving towards becoming a social travel app that doesn’t only serve as a catalog for users to browse through recommended places, but also a place for social networking among travellers, which makes it more interesting to be acquired, and it’s manufactured in Malaysia. We hope you enjoy using Tourplus for your travel discovery in this multiracial country.


(Featured Image credit: Mataking Island)


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