Sabah, one of the most biodiverse regions in Malaysia

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The Malaysian state of Sabah on the island of Borneo is one to put on your travel bucket list. It is one of the most biodiverse areas in Malaysia. You will find some of the world's oldest rain forests full of rare animals and spectacular natural phenomena. For lovers of nature and wildlife this place is paradise.

Beach in Sabah Malaysia

There is so much to do in Sabah. You can discover the beautiful underwater world from at one of the many islands. Or climb one of the highest mountains in the region: the Kinabalu. You will meet hospitable people and you can explore the dense jungle. A trip through Sabah is an excellent way to combine adventure and relaxation.

Where to stay

Sabah has an area of 74,398 sq km (28,725 sq mi), with a length of 412 km (256 mi) so there is a huge variety in places to stay. We always pick a sustainable option combined with a lot of comfort. One of those places is Gayana Eco Resort. Set in a marine conservation area, the resort is doing its part for the marine life and local eco system and environment.

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The location is as you can see very quiet and peaceful, with amazing activities like snorkelling, kayaking and paddle boards which are complimentary to guests  The comfort of this resort exceeds most hotels.

The best time of year to visit Sabah

The best travel time for Sabah is from June to August. You can still expect rain, but a shower in Sabah usually does not last longer than two hours. Just keep in mind it can be very strong. Although there is no real dry time, the most wet season runs in the east from November to February and in the west from September to December. Here you find more information about the climate in Kota-Kinabalu.

This article was last updated on February 09, 2022.