Kuching is well known for its abundance of culture, crafts and traditions. It is also famous for ecotourism due to the lush tropical jungles filled with beautiful wildlife. What better way to enjoy the nature than staying near it. Let us show you some of the best accommodations close to nature in Kuching.
1. Permai Rainforest Resort
Permai Rainforest Resort is an eco-resort that resides in the beautiful rainforest in Santubong, strategically located close to the beach and Mount Santubong. You can get a unique experience of being amongst the nature as the cabins or tree houses are built 6 meters above ground. This is so that the impact against nature is minimized and the nature can be preserved. Don’t worry about facilities as the tree houses are fully equipped with air conditioning, hot showers, fridge and ceiling fans. They also have a cafe and barbecue facilities available. Water activities such as snorkeling and kayaking can be enjoyed at the beach.
Address: Teluk Penyuk Santubong, Jalan Sultan Tengah, 93050 Kuching, Sarawak
Phone: 082-846 490
2. Kura Kura Homestay
True adventure is what waits you at Kura Kura Homestay. Tucked away among the hills along Sarawak river, Kura Kura Homestay is an ecological homestay ran by a family whom managed to make the place self-sustainable with solar panels for electricity, their own water supply and a small farm with organically grown vegetables, herbs, fruits and herbs. Over the course of your stay you can indulge in many activities that will be conducted including kayaking, jungle trekking , culinary garden walk and long house tours. Basic facilities are provided and their rooms are neatly furnished.
Address: Kampung Semadang, Batu 24, Jalan Borneo Heights, 93250 Kuching, Sarawak.
Tel: +60128920051 or +601114009092
3. Damai Beach Resort
One of the most popular resorts in Kuching would be Damai Beach resort which located near the famous Damai beach and Mount Santubong. This resort prides itself for their wonderful service and various facilities available at the resort. They have their own private pool area, private beach area, spa and also a fitness centre. All rooms comes with basic facilities and extras such as satellite tv and minibar. Many outdoor activities are set for customers to try out such as jungle trekking and a visit to the Sarawak Cultural Village.
Address: Teluk Bandung Santubong, 93756 Kuching, Sarawak
Phone: 082-846 999
4. Cove 55
A retreat indeed, Cove 55 is a perfect getaway resort located only 5 minutes away from the magnificent Mount Santubong. Featuring a classy white exterior is located amidst lush greeneries and close to many tourists attractions in Kuching. The hotel has two outdoor swimming pool with one being an infinity pool facing the sea. The guest rooms are luxuriously decorated and has many complementary facilities provided. They also provide transportation (additionally charged) to and from the airport. Baggage and concierge service is also provided.
Address: Lot 55, Jalan Sultan Tengah (Santubong / Damai Road) Santubong, Santubong
Phone: 082-846 068
5. Boyan Heights Homestay
Listed as another tourist favourite homestay, Boyan Heights Homestay is a beautifuL retreat situated at the base of Mount Peon and Sarawak river. The house is built amongst breezy forest which makes the environment very cooling. The architecture of the house is a combination of modern and traditional Bidayuh design which makes it very unique. All the rooms in the house are furnished complete with air conditioning and WI-FI.
Address: Lot 206, Kpg Git, off Jl. Borneo Heights, 93050 Kuching
Phone: 010-597 3012
6. Nanga Damai
Nanga Damai which means home of peace in Iban Language and is perfect getaway to unwind and relax. This beautifully built home resides amongst a beautiful garden and is surrounded by the lush rainforest. The rooms provided with air-conditioning, basic facilities and of course, a panoramic view. The homestay also has an outdoor swimming, lounge and a bar. They homestay is very close to many tourist attractions and eateries as well.
Address: Jalan Sultan Tengah, Santubong, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak
Phone: 012-412 9984
7. The Village House
Located close the majestic Santubong mountains and beach is The Village House. The architecture of the house and rooms as well as decor of the rooms exemplifies that of a real village to give you a wonderful experience. They provide 10 rooms, 2 suites and also dormitories for backpackers. Dining is a gastronomic experience at their own Blue Ginger Restaurant which features the freshest produce and famous local dishes. There are many places you can visit near the house as well – Kuching Wetlands National Park, Sarawak Cultural Village and Mount Santubong. A true getaway indeed!
Address: Lot 634, Off Jalan Pantai Puteri, Santubong Village Kuching, 93050
Phone: 082-846 166
8. Borneo Highlands Resort
Borneo Highlands Resort is truly a nature getaway tucked in the untouched rainforest of the second largest forest in Borneo standing at 1000 meters above sea level near the Sarawak-Kalimantan border. Borneo Highland is very unique as it offers you a eco-friendly getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city life. Temperature is 18 to 28 degree Celsius all year round which makes it a perfect relaxation haven. The resort has its own spa- Bidayuh Spa and they take in very limited guest to ensure quality and exclusive service. As for residence, the resort has a clubhouse and forest chalets. There are many activities that can be done at the resort – jungle trekking, bird watching, golf, night walks, longhouse visit and many more. The main attraction is the view of the magnificent Penrissen Range which is definitely to die for.
Jalan Borneo Heights, 94200, Padawan, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
P.O.Box 2344, 93746, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel: +6019-8280790 / +6019-8290790