The Ranau district in Sabah contains the state’s most attractive tourism destinations such as Mount Kinabalu, Poring Hot Springs, Kinabalu Park and Kundasang War Memorial. After you have finished touring these fascinating destinations, your legs must be aching and in dire need of a massage. Well, there is one unique place for you to do so. So, why don’t you head on ahead to Luanti Village to experience the unique fish massage in Tagal Moroli River? It is an experience unlike any other.
Luanti Village Sabah is located around 131 kilometres from Kota Kinabalu and is just next to the Sabah Tea Plantation. This beautiful scenic village offers a wide range of activities for visitors to indulge in such as jungle trekking, camping, white-water rafting and taking a walk across the village’s hanging bridge. The beautiful Luanti Village has won numerous national and international awards such as the River Cruise Award, Global Environment Centre Award and the Tagal System Award.
Luanti Village is well known throughout Sabah for its fish massage spa treatment. In fact, there is no other place such as this in all of Sabah! The fish spa is run by the Luanti Village committee, which is based on the community-based fisheries system known as the Tagal system. Tagal means no fishing in the Kadazandusun language. This environment friendly system is meant to preserve the ecosystem for the future generations. Therefore, all you nature lovers out there can surely appreciate the way the Tagal Moroli River fish massage spa is run.
The Tagal Moroli River in Luanti Village has become one of the most famous eco-tourism spot in Sabah. The laid-back atmosphere of Luanti Village also adds to the charms of this fish massage spa. The villagers of Luanti have devoted their time to rear and tame the Pelian and Kelah fish that roam free in the river. These fish would even eat off your hands when you feed them and at the same time, you would feel the unique sensation as they gently nibble your fingers. These fish are also being trained to do the massage. You must be wondering what is so special about the fish massage in Tagal Moroli River. Well, the fish massage is known to have a healing effect on your skins. The fish would nibble at the dead skin cells and this in turn would leave you with a smoother and suppler skin.
With only the entrance fee of RM5 for outstation local adult and RM3 for outstation local child, the good thing about the Tagal Moroli River fish massage in Luanti Village is that you won’t have to spend the usually expensive sum of money in order to have a relaxing spa and massage experience in comparison to other spa establishments. If you are an international visitor, it will cost you RM10 for the entrance fee, which is still very much a reasonable price. The unique feel of the fish massage is definitely the deciding factor for trying out the Tagal Moroli River fish massage. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s head on to Luanti Village and discover the fish spa experience yourself.