Private Paradise in Sandakan
Nature Resort From USD $10
Sandakan, Borneo, Malaysia
Bedroom, sleeps 4
From USD $10
Escape to a paradise of nature at the Sepilok Jungle Resort, enclosed within a tropical virgin Borneo Rainforest in Sandakan, Sabah (Borneo), Malaysia. Let its beautiful landscaped gardens and wide expanse of lush jungle transport you back in time.
Hidden amongst a veritable treasure trove of tropical plants, grasses, huge trees and spectacular orchids in bloom, the quaint bungalows of the Sepilok Nature Resort are within walking distance of the world-famous Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, precious home of the last wild Orang-Utans of Northern Borneo.
Combining rich traditional style with contemporary luxury, Sepilok Nature Resort isan ideal starting point for most other wildlife land destinations in Sabah such as the fauna rich Kinabatangan River and the surrounding Sukau area. Sepilok Nature Resort also offers the perfect setting for relaxing after a long plane trip, beforecontinuing on a diving holiday to Lankayan.
Sepilok Jungle Resort is ideal for guests who wish to spend a quiet weekend with family and friends and desire only to be awakened by the chirping of birds and to hear the sound of cicada in the evening. The owners wanted everyone to enjoy their hard work and thus there are so many ranges of rooms so that people with different budgets would be able to come to enjoy nature in the resort.
You can hear and see Gibbons, Hornbills, many different bird species, fruit bats and butterflies feeding on fruits and flowers.
Sepilok Jungle Resort is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the tropical jungle surroundings.
There are many options for your accommodation preference. The staff provides a friendly and comfortable home for everybody at affordable prices starting from USD $10 per person with breakfast.
Boasting 45 air conditioned rooms and 15 fan rooms ranging from dormitory to deluxe with balcony.
Cable/satellite TV and coffee/tea making facilities only available in a superior and deluxe room.
The highlight of the resort is the natural surroundings and the beautiful garden around the lodge. There are no 5 star resort amenities and facilities as the resort is located in the jungle. However, staff will try their best to fulfil all your needs to make your stay a memorable one.
The Banana Cafe & Restaurant opens daily from 7:00 – 10:00pm, serves Malaysian and Western Cuisine.
Birding, Fishing, Facsimile, Internet access, Transport arrangement, Tour packages, Good Food, Laundry Service, Money Exchange, Free Wi Fi around reception area, Sundry Shop, Stamps and Postal Services....
Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre - 5 minutes walk.
Rainforest Discovery Centre with plants discovery garden and canopy walk - 20 minutes walk.
Jungle trekking to Mangrove Trail at Sepilok Jungle (2.5km one way).
Night walk at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Rainforest Discovery Centre can be arranged.
Early morning bird watching at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Rainforest Discovery Centre can be arranged.
"A day and night of discovery - superb hospitality, thunderous rain, excellent rice wine and tapioca! Wish we could stay longer, but one day we will return to Sabah to stay here again. Thank you for making our short stay so pleasant and making us feel so very welcome. Will definitely write to the Lonely Planet Guide about including your excellent resort". - Dave and Pauline Irwin, Republic of South Africa
"We were lucky to find your brochures at Sabah Tourism Office. We have enjoyed 3 wonderful nights here, the food is EXCELLENT, staff are friendly and John made everything easy. He is extremely proud of his establishment and rightly so. The ground and settings have achieved the peacefulness and oneness with the natural surroundings John strove hard for. This has been the highlight of our trip so far and we will enthusiastically recommend to anyone including the 'Lonely Planet Guide'. (Its proximity to Orang Utan Sanctuary made the main purpose of our visit very easy) Thank you so much, until we meet again". - Mark and Wendy Bennett, Adelaide, Australia
"Dear Sepilok Jungle Resort staff and owners,
Your hotel is the best one I have ever been to. Everyone is so kind and friendly and I promise to come back. Riding in the boat is also fun and there is so much to do. The tours are perfect. I learned a lot about from them. It is peaceful and relaxing. The food and everything else is perfect. I feel like I have always lived here forever and your hospitality has been wonderful. Thank you for suggesting seeing the crocodile farm and the orang utan sanctuary. This is for everyone". - Alexandria Gilchrist aged 9, Canada
Dormitory with fans - $10 per person
Standard room with fans - $22 per room
Standard room with air-cond - $35 per room
Family Air Cond - $71 per room
Four Sharing Room - (4 Single Beds) with fans $40 per room / $10 per person
Superior - air conditioned - Cozy Tropical Atmosphere -TV: 3 Cable/Satelite Channels & Tea/Coffee Making facilities - $48 per room
Deluxe - air conditioned - Cozy Tropical Atmosphere - TV: 3 Cable/Satelite Channels - Private Balcony - Tea/Coffee Making facilities - $55 per room