Kuching, Malaysia · 5 hotels available
Damai Beach is a window to many experiences. Situated along the sandy beach of Teluk Bandung, Santubong, it is 50-minute drive from Kuching International Airport. Damai Beach is just in front of Damai Central which is just opposite the Sarawak Cultural Village.
To get to Damai Beach from Kuching, board the bus with sign K15 that heads to Damai through Santubong. Alternatively, you can also find minivans that provide shuttle service from Kuching market to Damai. However, public buses are far more reliable, reasonable and convenient.
A great way to embrace the beauty of pristine jungle as well as exploring what the mother earth has to offer. Centred on the rainforested slopes of Mount Santubong are numerous superb natural attractions which include mangrove forests, rivers, near shore waters and mudflats. These habitats are home to variety of wildlife including the rare Irrawaddy dolphin, which inhabits rivers, estuaries and shallow coastal areas. Located approximately 30 minutes away from Kuching, Mount Santubong is one of the best sites in Sarawak to see a range of wildlife in a natural setting.
Situated on the Damai peninsular, Mount Santubong is a "single rise" mountain with a short range out of a relatively flat terrain by the sea. Her impressive facade has attracted many climbers from all over the world. Depending on your fitness level, the climb usually takes 3-4 hours to the summit. Upon registration you will be briefed about the do’s and dont’s throughout your climb.
The most suitable time to dive near Damai beach is around April to September to get the best visibility. Unlike any other famous dive spots in the country, you will find limited dive operators here. Despite its secluded location, there are various interesting marine lives to be discovered here. As Kuching being the main target of the Japanese invasion just after Pearl Harbour, you will also find a number of ships wrecks underwater. There are wrecks like a submarine, cargo ships and battleships from the World War.
Facing the majestic South China Sea, Damai Beach Resort is located along the strecth of pure sandy beach of Teluk Bandong, Santubong. This beautiful resort is a true sanctuary, nestles by the slope of the legendary and majestic Mount Santubong. 40-minutes drive from Kuching city, the resort offers 252 spacious rooms and suites, each is specially designed to reflect the rich and diverse ethnicity background of Sarawak. All rooms and suites feature excellent facilities, thus granting absolute comfor, be it for couples or families. Other special facilities include tour agency, car rental and shuttle, laundry, dry cleaning as well as baby sitting services. Apart from that there is an 18-hole golf course, 5 minutes away from the resort making Damai Beach a perfect base for those wishing to embrace the mother nature.
Damai Puri Resort and Spa is among the famous premier resorts in Sarawak. Featured with 207 guestrooms and suites, they are all inspired by the warm tropical qualities of lush, exotic Borneo. This resort is the epitome of luxury, tranquility and uniqueness. It offers exceptional facilities which include a couple of signature restaurants and bars, two stunning freeform swimming pools, a private stretch of golden sand beach, a gymnasium, a superb grand ballroom and six well equipped meeting rooms. You will also get to enjoy unprecedented levels of gastronomic pleasure at the restaurants and bar there. For the sweat junkies, Damai Puri Resort offers a wide range of activities from bicycling, jogging, beach volleyball, jungle trekking or even mountain climbing.