|Borneo Rainforest Lodge at Danum Valley, Sabah|
This property is also suitable for singles, couples, honeymooners and families. The resort also caters to large MICE groups.
Belum Resort also offers various types of accommodations ranging from superior rooms, deluxe rooms, traditional Malay chalets and a very special and unique houseboat. A luxurious standalone Villa @ Tanjung Satu is also available at a whopping RM18,000 a night.
Special interest for nature enthusiast in the form of bird watching, orchid or frogs hunting, wildlife viewing or pursuing an interest in botany is also one of the highlights at the Tabin Wildlife Resort. Tabin Resort is also suitable for singles, couples, honeymooners and families.
|Maliau Basin in Sabah, known also as the Lost World of Sabah|
Activities include trekking, hiking, bird watching, nature walks and visit to the waterfalls. Fishing is also one of the highlights here. The Kenyir Lake Resort and Spa is also recommended as it sits perfectly next to the lake. This property is also suitable for singles, couples, honeymooners and families. The resort also caters to general MICE groups.
As for nature activities, you will find trekking, hiking, flying fox, bird watching and the list goes on here. This place is also well known for team building too. This property is also suitable for singles, couples, honeymooners and families.
|Villas at the Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort|
Miri is well known for the Niah National Park and the Niah Caves and this stand alone resort is located just 30-40 minutes drive from Miri Resort City in Sarawak. The Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort is located just in between town and the Niah National Park and more importantly, just by the Lambir Hills National Park too.
From our recent visit here, we find this resort perfect for groups and families due to the many facilities available here. From a water theme park, rope bridge, flying fox, trekking to even team building activities. The resort also caters to MICE for businesses or companies seeking a retreat.
|The beautiful Borneo Highlands Resort in Sarawak|
A highland resort 1000 metres above sea level and located in the montane rainforest with no one else around, this is the Borneo Highlands Resort in Kuching, Sarawak. Well known for golfers due to the 9-hole golf course here, there are many other activities for just about anyone.
Take a trek in the cooling weather which is from 18-25 degrees Celsius all year round and head to the Kalimantan viewpoint or simply explore the area to catch spot montane birds, insects and plants. The spa is one-of-a-kind as it is the only traditional Bidayuh Spa in the world too.
Apart from golfers, the Borneo Highlands Resort is suitable for singles, couples, honeymooners and families. Not to forget the nature and bird lovers too.
|Mutiara Taman Negara Resort - Photo from RamaTours|
Located in the largest national park in Peninsular Malaysia, Taman Negara boasts of endless nature and ecotourism experiences for anyone who loves green and the outdoors. This property is also suitable for singles, couples, honeymooners and families.
|The unique Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort|
The only unique longhouse hotel in the world managed by the Hilton that resembles a traditional Iban Longhouse and is located next to the Batang Ai National Park in Sarawak. This incredible experience not only lets guests stay in a longhouse style rooming but also to experience the beautiful Batang Ai rainforest surrounding the property.
The traditional native Borneo designs are quite amazing while the spa and restaurant offers authentic menus and experiences. Things one can do here are nature related but one of the highlights is visiting an original traditional longhouse up the river. There is a canopy walk at the back of the resort too.
The Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort is also suitable for singles, couples, honeymooners and families. The resort also caters to MICE groups seeking a peaceful and quiet environment.
Malaysia is home to one of the oldest rainforest in the world and these are just some of the highlighted rainforest retreats for anyone who loves the outdoors and nature. There are many other resorts and eco-retreats who are below the 3-star ratings and are a little more budget-friendly and also commercial.
You can also view my other articles on Islands to Visit in Malaysia for the island and beach lovers who simply seeks the sun, sea and sand. And for the nature and outdoor lovers, do check out my list of Canopy Walks of Malaysia. These are just some of my outdoor and nature articles done in 2015 for anyone wanting to know more about this amazing tropical country here in Southeast Asia.
However, if travelers are coming a long way to experience Malaysia or Malaysia Borneo, this list or places is highly recommended for you to experience at least one of the 12 Amazing Rainforest Resorts in Malaysia.