Breathtaking natural vistas and stunning tropical islands make Sabah an enchanting destination for nature lovers. The state’s icon is the internationally known Mount Kinabalu, reputed to be one of the highest peaks in Southeast Asia. Another jewel is Sipadan, a dive site that was made famous by French undersea explorer Jacques- Yves Cousteau. Blessed with pristine nature, the state has invaluable natural treasures which include endangered animals and tropical plants. Sabah is home to 32 ethnic communities, making the state a potpourri of cultures, traditions and cuisine.