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Introduction

This section was created to provide information on the quaint places, events and coverage. The listings here would include places, hobbies unique and rather off limits. Sabah or North Borneo is still one of the many places in the world not fully explored, so let's expect the charms to hopefully never ends.

Sabah is blessed with diverse geographical features to entice intrepid explorers, divers, nature enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies. From tropical rainforests of Danum Valley to diving in the waters of Sipadan, from the peak of Mount Kinabalu to the wildlife of Kinabatangan, Sabah is living up to its title of being an eco-tourism destination.

As you visit the famous attractions mentioned, have you ever wondered what hidden treasures lie unexplored in other places in Sabah? Although many of these have been neatly packaged into organised tours, there is still a lot of Sabah that you can sink your teeth into. If you are one of those travellers that seek something different and out of the norm, Sabah has a few hidden gems right under her sleeves readily for you to explore. These hidden gems are usually off the beaten track, away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and crowds. You are bound to be mesmerised by the beauty and natural surroundings of these locations.

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Accommodation & Getaways

Some travellers prefer to stay and/or go to less touristy destinations and accommodations for some peace and quiet during their much needed vacation. There are some ethical resort operators or owners that practiced a green approach to their resort where solar panels and hydro power are utilized. What makes these destinations stand out from the rest is that they are often retro, serene yet retaining the holistic touch that nature can provide. Apart from that, the natural surroundings makes them a suitable place for relaxation and a perfect getaway for some.

Special Hobbies & Activities

You are probably not a part of a larger entourage and more often the type who would like to discover something that is less popular and prefer something fresh, rare, exciting and most of all, a road less taken. You prefer challenging environments which will lead to highly rewarding deals. 4WD Safaris, Photo Safaris, Mountain Bike Treks, Via Ferrata, Para gliding. The names above may not be your average typical activities or hobbies so we are lisiting them here so you can have more information. It can be anything in particular

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Merrimas Villa

Merrimas Villas

Located just a short walk away from the northern-most tip of Borneo's Tanjung Simpang Mengayau is Merrimas Villa. A colony of 14 chalets and a restaurant makes this destination a pit-stop to those visiting the Tip of Borneo.Settled between the heavy greenery beyond its chalets and the clashing seas

TAMPAT DO AMAN

Tampat Do Aman

In the native Rungus language Tampat Do Aman means a place of peace, or a place of friends, the place itself stretches on a 6 acre land resting on the only road leading up to the tip of Borneo and a pristine 10 km coastline; a gateway to eight world class beaches.

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Sinurambi

Sinurambi

Unique Boutique Bed and Breakfast just outside of Kota Kinabalu. Luxury en-suite rooms with stunning views. Located at a serene location offering exquisite view of both mountains and islands.

Lupa Masa Rainforest Resort

Lupa Masa Rainforest Camp

A new & authentic jungle camp minutes of the Poring Hot Springs, Kinabalu National Park.

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Pan Borneo Expedition

One Island, 3 Nations. The Journey to the Equator

The Pan Borneo Expedition is an annual 4wd overland expedition to explore the mystical island of Borneo which spans over 3 Nations - Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia over a period of five (5) years.