Nowhere epitomises natural luxury quite like Borneo. For up-close encounters with fascinating species, the splendid isolation of jungle lodges and the feel-good factor of conservation, a luxury vacation in Borneo is packed full of wonder. An island of raw and untamed beauty, it’s best experienced off the beaten track, meeting local tribes and gaining a sense of freedom as you put the map away and just let go.

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Borneo Highlights

When it comes to untouched jungle, Borneo is the real deal. Join the king of the swingers and step off the beaten track to witness the most authentic and unique wildlife experience on earth.

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Yes, our orange-coloured friends – orangutans – are high on any Borneo-destined travelers checklist, but there’s also an entire world of tribal cultures, deep jungles, and an enviable life aquatic to keep you blissed out during your luxury vacation to this flourishing corner of the world.

Private tours in Borneo


Before you go all Jungle Book, it’s worth kicking off your private tour of Borneo in the vibrant Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur – dipping your toes (literally) in fish foot spas, noodling around in China Town, and strolling the Lake Gardens. Then comes your heady approach into Borneo’s verdant rainforests, where fireflies light your evenings and orangutans cozy down among the foliage. You can even let us get you lost, should you want to activate your inner explorer.

Borneo's best hotels


Rainforest lodges will be your bed (with pillows rather than leaves, unless you want that), or else the luxurious compounds and resorts of Kuala Lumpur, where five star comfort and convenience sits side by side with mouth-watering food markets and rich culture. In Borneo proper, get adjusted to the jungle life with your own tree-house villa; suspended high above footfall and foliage.

Honeymoons in Borneo


Nothing says luxury honeymoon like immersing yourself into the heart of the jungle, with your base being the luxurious lodge of Abai. River cruising will be followed by private picnics, hiking trails, and firefly-lit nights. Make a contribution together by planting a tree in the surrounds of Pitas Lake, as part of a village-run eco-tourism project. Frame your love with craggy mountains, rich jungle, and warm, blue seas.

Borneo Highlights

When it comes to untouched jungle, Borneo is the real deal. Join the king of the swingers and step off the beaten track to witness the most authentic and unique wildlife experience on earth.

Where to stay in Borneo


Lodge yourself in jungle life by staying in, well, a lodge. And not just any lodge, but a luxurious encampment where you’ll experience modern convenience and a truly authentic way of rainforest living. Alternatively, rest your head in a tree-top tree house.

Stay in a jungle lodge in Borneo


Luxury timer chalets in the heart of the jungle, anyone? Abai Jungle Lodge sources its ingredients from a local garden and actively supports a community tree-planting project. Its boutique rooms is also a true explorer’s paradise, sitting in the midst of the virgin rainforests of Sabah. You’ll think you’re dreaming (and you might technically be dreaming at some point, if you sleep here).

Stay on Borneo's best beaches


We search far and wide to make sure we don’t send anyone down the tourist path. This is where luxury Bungaraya Island Resort comes in - a truly exclusive, off the beaten path island utopia which marries uncharted jungle with a hilltop spa, hedonistic pleasures, and the excellent Pantai Grill and Koi restaurant. It’s fresh, unknown, and ready for exploring (or relaxing in).

  • Capital Capital Multiple: Brunei, Sabah and Sarawak (Malaysia), and Kalimantan (Indonesia).
  • Currency Currency Malaysian Ringgit
  • Languages Languages Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia, English
  • Population Population 17,389,000
  • Time Difference Time Difference GMT + 8 | ET + 13
  • Expert Tip Expert Tip

    "Head to Lankayan to see the Green Turtles who come to lay eggs on the beaches all year round"

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