Tawau is a town in the southeast corner of the east Malaysian state of Sabah and the population is a mixture of different races and ethnicities. The citizens are divided into Bumiputras and Ethnic Malays (Buginese people and minorities of Javanese people) and other ethnics include Bajau/Suluk, Iban, Kadazan-Dusun and Murut. Tawau is located near Malaysia's borders with the Indonesian province of North Kalimantan and the Sulu islands of the Philippines. Tawau has many hospitals, pharmacies and clinics. Dr Martati is one of the clinics at Tawau that serves the population at Tawau area. It is situated at a building at Blok C1, Wisma Waqaf along Masjid road.
There are flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Tawau Airport by Malaysia Airlines or Air Asia for around 2 hours and 45 minutes. Once you reach at the airport, you can take a taxi or rent a car to Dr Martati clinic for another 25 minutes by using Tun Hussein road.
Maliau Basin, also known as Sabah’s Lost World encompasses around 390 square metres area of pristine forest alongside the Maliau River which flows out through a gorge in the southeast of the Basin, joining the Kuamut River and eventually the Kinabatangan, Sabah’s largest and most important river. It acts as a conservation area for the purposes of research, education and training along with Danum Valley Conservation Area. Maliau Basin Conservation Area was upgraded by the Sabah state government to a Class 1 Protection Forest Reserve with a total area of 588 square kilometres in 1997. In 2011, the Maliau Basin Studies Centre has opened and provides a large field centre to serve as a basis for studies and teaching carried out in Maliau by naturalists, biologists, and groups of field course students.
Cover the building cost of RM 17 million, this market was completed in the year 1999.Tawau Tanjung Market claimed to be the biggest in Malaysia and has over 6000 stalls. This market is the right place to buy Tawau's famous dried foods such as shrimps and fish. Besides that, there are foodstuff such as fresh fruits, keropok amplang (amplang crackers), Indonesian-made dried crackers, and other fresh produce. On the first floor, there are many stalls selling dried preserved food such as dried salted fish, dried anchovies and dried prawns. Besides food, there are also wooden crafts and decorative items such as hand-woven baskets, placemats and other souvenirs at the top floor of the Tanjung Market which is known as ‘Pasar Gantung’ or Hang Market.
De Choice Hotel is conveniently located nearby banks, supermarket and night market. It is also only 35-minute drive from the Tawau Airport. The air-conditioned rooms feature television, an electric kettle and an attached bathroom with hot shower facilities. There are also ironing and hair drying facilities available on request. Besides that, this hotel also houses a restaurant serving local delights and provides complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout its premises. On top of that, De Choice also operates a 24-hour front desk and provides meeting and banquet facilities as well as free parking space.
Kingston Hotel provides affordable accommodation alongside incredible facilities and services. This hotel features fully air-conditioned guestrooms equipped with free WiFi access, television, an electric kettle, a seating area and other basic amenities. Kingston Hotel operates a 24-hour front desk and offers laundry services at an additional charge. There is also housekeeping services provided daily. Despite being a budget hotel, the hotel is popular among business and leisure travellers and guests can park their cars at spaces available.