Encounter an array of wildlife as you traverse the spectacular landscapes of Sabah, on the Malaysian side of Borneo. Starting in Sandakan, you’ll visit orangutan and sun bear sanctuaries before travelling by boat to the Kinabatangan River, where you’ll have the chance to spot proboscis monkeys, Borneo pygmy elephants and many other species on safari cruises. Visit an organic tea farm, hike up Maragang Hill for magnificent views of Mount Kinabalu – the highest peak in Malaysia – and enjoy a traditional cooking class with the Dusun people. Wrap up your adventure with a snorkelling trip and farewell dinner in Kota Kinabalu.
This secluded hilltop hotel is surrounded by tropical rainforest, so you’re immersed in nature. Enjoy morning laps in the large outdoor pool and keep fit in the fitness centre, before indulging at the bar, café and restaurant. Expect comfortable, spacious rooms.
Embrace the tranquility of this nature retreat in the wilderness of Lower Kinabatangan – a gateway to encounter the rich variety of wildlife in the area. It has cosy, elegantly furnished chalets and a restaurant serving an international buffet menu (including a variety of authentic local dishes).
Wake up to majestic vistas of Mount Kinabalu and the surrounding organic tea plantation at this peaceful mountain resort – part of the Sabah Tea Garden. All cottages are fitted with air conditioning, televisions and private bathrooms with complimentary toiletries.
Take advantage of the outstanding range of facilities at this luxurious beach resort in Tuaran, enveloped by 400 acres (162ha) of tropical vegetation. Two outdoor pools, an 18-hole golf course, five restaurants, two bars and a wellness spa are just a few of the options available.
This modern hotel in Kota Kinabalu features a sixth-floor infinity terrace pool and bar – a perfect spot to relax with a cocktail on the final night of your trip. Rooms are stylishly decorated with marble countertops and timber floorings, and offer scenic views overlooking the sea and city centre.