Malaysia’s offshore financial hub
The name Labuan translates as port and is Malaysia’s offshore financial centre. Labuan is a tax-free island and is popular for its nightlife, shopping and golden beaches. The water village is an interesting visit for those wanting to experience everyday life on the water. For history buffs, visit the World War II Memorial Park and Surrender Point.
For shopaholics, Labuan is a great place to get bargains for pearls and crystals. For seafood lovers, cheap seafood is to be found in abundance for a tasty dinner.