Kuching, Malaysia · 5 hotels available
Legend has it that Santubong and Sejinjang were princesses from heaven. Santubong was known for her weaving skills, while Sejinjang was famous for her talent in pounding rice. They started fighting with each other to be the prince’s wife. The King was angry with the princesses for quarelling, thus he cursed them into Mount Santubong and Mount Sejinjang.
Offering a spectacular perspective on the coast of Borneo, Mount Santubong rises through irregular rainforest to 2,657 feet (810 m) above sea level. Today, Mount Santubong is one of the national parks in Sarawak, and one of the famous tourists’ attractions. At the foothill, there are Sarawak Cultural Village, Damai Beach Resort and Damai Central. The area is one of the best places in Sarawak to see the rare Irrawaddy dolphin.
A ride from your hotel brings you to the base of the mountain. Depending on your stamina, the climb up to the summit usually takes approximately 3 to 4 hours while descending takes about 3 hours. As you pass through diverse rainforest, admire the scenery of numerous brooks and the wide range of creatures that thrive amidst the slopes.
This place is famous among the visitors due to its white sandy beach and idyllic ambient. You can enjoy various fun activities including playing beach volleyball and soccer, canoeing, fishing as well as scuba diving! Also, you can get to pamper youself with a touch of indulgence and wellness at the spa here.
To create a unique multi-cultural extravaganza, Sarawak Cultural Village combines history, tradition, lifestyle and architecture with a dash of education and portion of theatre featuring 7 unique traditional houses. This place gives you the perfect insight to Sarawak by potraying its people and cultures, as well as their lifestyle and hospitality. You will also get to catch a glimpse of various flora and fauna such as tongkat Ali, pitcher plants, macaques, squirrels, wild lizards, otters, birds and other wild animals at the nature trail.
Kuching Wetlands National Park covers an area of 6,610 hectares on the estuarine reaches of the Sibu Laut and Salak rivers. Comprised mostly of a saline mangrove system that includes an extensive network of marine waterways and tidal creeks interconnecting the two major rivers, the park was gazetted as a national park in July 2002. A home to a wide range of flora and fauna, this national park is an important spawning and nursery base for fish and prawn species.
A pristine sanctuary away from the modern city life, The Village House welcomes you with a vernacular architecture. All 10 rooms and 2 suites here are featured with solid timber bed frames, four-poster beds with mosquito nets, crisp white linen sheets, luxurious duvets and pillows. The rooms are comfortably cooled by air-conditioners and ceiling fans to ensure peace and serene setting.
Nestles on the foot hill of Mount Santubong, Permai Rainforest Resort is located on the shore of the South China Sea. Delicately designed to minimize impact on the natural environment, this eco-resort is truly a hidden retreat for everyone. Offering an alternative to standard ‘hotel-type’ room, the accommodation here consists mainly of stand alone-units, in order to provide guests the opportunity to experience the peace and tranquillity of the rainforest.
Located only 5 minutes drive from Sarawak Cultural Village, One Hotel Santubong is an amazing serene beach-front hotel where you can enjoy the feeling of the ocean breeze or the sand in between your toes. Offering 3 types of rooms at an affordable rate, it is equipped with fabulous swimming pool and an elegant restaurant.0ij0i