Perched on the banks of one of Borneo’s most important waterways, the Kinabatangan River this an immersive retreat into the incredible biodiversity and wildlife of the vibrant rainforest. With an eco-lodge ethos, choose this mindful travelling experience and learn about the preservation and ecology of the area while staying in its unspoiled abundance.
20 villas and 20 rooms
Lounge and Bar
Ape viewing gallery
With exotic beach vibes, the villas are among the dense canopies and by the waterway. Wake up to the sounds of the river and the cacophony of birds and monkeys just outside your window. With vibrant artistic touches they are comfortable and cool, with private en-suite bathrooms and areas to lounge in your own space. There are a variety of restaurants spread throughout the lodge so you are never far from refreshment. The Melapi Restaurant offers fresh tropical fare and the Gecko Lounge is open all day for teas and coffees, and is perfect to relax with a book between excursions. There are a huge variety of activities on offer predominantly centring around exploring the waterways and conservation.
Policies to monitor and reduce electricity and lighting such as energy-saving light bulbs in all rooms, recycling cooking oil to light lamps in communal spaces
Practice rainwater harvesting, making lodge 100% self-reliant on water
Nothing except clean treated water is discharged into the ground
Travelife Gold Certified for waste management using BioSolv Treatment System
Banned use of single-use plastic across the resort
Lodge built on stilts to minimise impacts on environment and design allows for passive cooling
Give priority employment opportunities to local community
Have two community and environmental projects as well as multiple research projects to protect and preserve the biodiversity of wildlife and flora
Why we love it
In the heart of the rainforest and so close to such a vast array of exotic animals, the experiences available at Sukau are second to none. Ride on the riverboat and venture into the exotic waters of the Kinabatangan River for the unforgettable opportunity to view orangutans, monkeys, crocodiles and occasionally the rare Borneo Pygmy elephants.
Planning your experience
Contact our Private Adventures team to find out more about our great accommodation partners and to start planning your own bespoke experience.
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