Being such a wildlife-focused destination, location is key to ensuring that you enjoy close proximity. Standards can vary according to the area and activity, with some lavish and opulent hotels in Kota Kinabalu contrasting with stilted rainforest eco-lodges on the Kinabatangan River or basic rustic camps in the foothills of Mount Kinabalu. On the island retreats of Lankayan and Mataking, you will find chalets and bungalows teasingly close to the pristine beaches, some on wooden walkways out in the ocean. Take a look at some of our preferred options below, a great combination of local and high standard. These are by no means the only accommodation we use, so please contact us if you have another property in mind.
Total results: 21 for All Accommodation + All Parks & Attractions
Abai Lodge is a remote lodge accessed by boat on the Kinabatangan River ideal for sightings of wild orangutans and elephants.
See photos and information about Borneo Rainforest Lodge, located in Danum Valley. Book through Natural World Safaris.
A luxury island with white sand beaches and endless ocean views. Bunga Raya has villas with either beach or jungle views and jacuzzis.
Gaya Island offers luxury villas set into the hillside, surrounded by lush rainforest with endless views out to sea.
A stunning resort on the beaches of Gaya Island. Gayana Eco Resort is perfect for those with a passion for marine life.
In a great location in Kota Kinabalu, with views to the sparkling South China Sea, this a great choice before or after your safari.
A beautiful luxury stilted water village off the east coast of Borneo, Kapalai Island offers unbeatable world class diving.
A relaxed lodge on the banks of the Kinabatangan, Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge provides access to wild orangutans and proboscis…
Close to Mount Kinabalu itself, this accommodation is ideally located for those who wish to climb to its peak.
A lovely remote island getaway Lankayan Island offers rustic beach chalets, white sand beaches and fantastic snorkelling and diving.
A luxury retreat ideal for honeymooners Mataking Island affords four poster beds and private balconies overlooking the Celebes Sea.
Tents with bush showers and long drop loos ideal for a great family adventure experience as you learn local survival techniques.
Great stilted accommodation overlooking the Kinabatangan River. Myne Resort offers the best opportunities to see Orangutans in the…
Beach, water and garden villas offer luxury accommodation dotted on remote island of Pom Pom that only takes an hour to walk around.
Poring Jungle Lodge is great for relaxation after climbing Mount Kinabalu or de-stress with the healing minerals in the springs.
Live like a local & explore the Rungus culture in this traditional longhouse, often a highlight of a Borneo safari.
On the edge of the renowned Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary, Sepilok Forest Resort offers chalets with hot water, AC and ensuite…
Sepilok Nature Resort is set in lush tropical gardens, but don't be surprised to wake up to an orangutan lounging on your terrace.
Shangri La Rasa Ria offers the perfect stop over at the beginning or end of your journey. 5 star luxury with its own private beach.
Another Shangri-La Resort located only 20 minutes from the airport and with endless breathtaking ocean views.
Tabin Lodge is a cosy lodge with locally constructed timber chalets dotted throughout the rainforest and along the banks of the River.…
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