Electricity & Water Facilities

Electricity is on the 240 Volts AC/ 50-Cycle system. Most major city and towns such as Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan, Tawau, Lahad Datu, Kudat, and etc. already have the treated pipe water available.


Mobile telecommunications can be accessed in many parts of Sabah with the exception of some remote areas. The major telecommunication service providers available are Telekom Malaysia, Maxis, DiGi, Celcom, TuneTalk, XOX Mobile and U-Mobile. Malaysia uses GSM type of mobile phones; therefore, a SIM card is required to make call from your GSM-enabled mobile phone. A prepaid card can be purchased at any Telco outlet in most major shopping malls.


Government hospitals, clinics and dispensaries are available in all towns. The list of private hospital, medical practitioners, clinic, and pharmacies are also available as the following:

  • KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital
  • KPJ Damai Care & Wellness Centre
  • Jesselton Medical Centre
  • Rafflesia Medical Centre
  • Permai Polyclinics
  • Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu
  • City Medical Centre
  • Ganesh Clinic & Surgery
  • Medisinar Klinik & Surgery Sdn. Bhd.
  • Klinik & Surgeri Hilltop Sdn. Bhd.