The following is a selection of the best beach hotels in Borneo. For beach hotels in Peninsular Malaysia (such as Langkawi, Tioman Island, Perhentian Islands) click here.
Borneo truly offers some of the best beaches in Malaysia with accommodation to match. From classy boutique hotels to beach huts and luxury resorts, Experience Travel Group will ensure you get exactly what suits you. Key to your selection will be the area: you need to decide if you want to be busy or relaxed, have the beach to yourself or have access to nightlife.
There are of course many more beach hotels than we have listed here and in some cases, these may suit you. You'll find all the recommended ones on our site if you search by region, but we have picked out the very best beach hotels in Borneo here to get you started.
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Bunga Raya Island Resort, Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park
Relaxation, beach and jungle and the natural beauty of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park.
Gaya Island Resort, Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park
Luxurious and relaxing beach spot on the stunning shores of Pulau Gaya, off Kota Kinabalu.
Gayana Eco Resort, Kinabatangan River
Nature-focussed indulgence on Pulau Gaya Island, just off Kota Kinabalu.
A little different from the big resorts enjoy this private beach villa close to the northern tip of Borneo.
Kapalai Sipadan Dive Resort, Semporna Archipelago
A truly extraordinary stilted village dive resort a short boat journey from the islands of Sipadan and Mabul.
Lankayan Island Resort, Sandakan Archipelago
Located in the Sulu Sea off Sandakan, beautiful Lankayan Island offers a real Robinson Crusoe experience.
Mabul Water Bungalows, Pulau Sipadan, Semporna Archipelago
Over-water bungalows close to the famous dive sites of Sipadan, off Sabah’s east coast.
Pom Pom Island Resort, Semporna Archipelago
Stunning stilted accommodation over a coral reef with beautiful views and world-class diving.
Shangri La Rasa Ria , Kota Kinabalu
Deluxe beach hotel with excellent facilities, located north of Kota Kinabalu.
Shangri La Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Popular deluxe beach hotel close to Kota Kinabalu City, with an idyllic stretch of white-sand beach.