For young people on the quest for adventure, couples and honeymooners in search of romance, families with kids looking for fun-filled day, or retired people keen to experience a holiday with a difference, Borneo features holiday ideas galore.
Whether you long to spend lazy days on beaches lapped by warm waters, embark on heart-stirring jungle treks to view some of the world’s rarest animals, enjoy browsing colonial cites steeped in history, or go scuba diving in unspoilt waters, Borneo offers it all and much more besides.
And with a convenient location just an hour’s hop from Singapore or Peninsular Malaysia, we’re closer than you think.
Family Friendly Holidays in Borneo
One of the major charms of Borneo is that it offers something for the whole family from the youngest kids to older parents and relatives.
When you give your children the Borneo experience, they’ll encounter a matchless blend of adventure and learning.
Younger children can relax in one of the many resorts and enjoy a safe and exciting program of activities. Older kids can set off on guided tours to view the regions unique animals and exotic locations.
Your teenage kids will thrill to the island’s many adventure-based activities. Jungle treks offer the chance to experience the region’s unique wildlife.
Explore the lost world of the Danum Valley or float down the Kinabatangan River keeping a sharp eye open for pygmy elephants or proboscis monkeys. Or view the
gentle orang-utan gambolling in the jungle in a wildlife reserve.
Top Family Holiday Resorts
For a convenient family-friendly Borneo package deal, choose one of the many resorts. You can enjoy golf, tennis, horse riding or jet skiing under the constant care of expert instructors.
Relax in the sun and let the kids frolic with some outdoor water fun under the safe watch of attendants. Most resorts offer a daily program of activities for kids to enjoy so you can be sure they’ll be active and in good hands while you sit back and relax in the sun.
Join in the action yourself and sample some badminton or bowls. Hit the spa and enjoy a sauna, workout or a pampering beauty session. Head out on the golf course for 18 challenging holes in a beautiful setting.
Just Graduated, Gap Year or Spring Break
Borneo’s natural beauty offers you the perfect spot to sweep the dryness of academia from your mind for a spell and just relax in the heart of nature.
For young people in search of action and adventure, Borneo holidays offer one of the few remaining authentic experiences in the world. Test your mettle hiking to the peak of Mount Kinabalu and view the dawn from the top. Head to the islands off Sabah to enjoy wonderful swimming, snorkeling and kayaking.
Holiday Ideas for Couples
With its fine hotels, vast array of activities and stunning natural beauty, Borneo makes the ideal holiday destination for couples of all ages.
Borneo is also the ideal spot for honeymooners and other couples in search of romance. With its vistas of haunting unspoilt beauty, Borneo offers the perfect romantic setting for honeymoons, anniversaries or just being together. Choose one of the many romantic beach getaways or retake your vows overlooking the vast beauty of the South China Sea
Cheap Summer Holidays
For all its feel of remoteness and exoticism, Borneo is a great value destination. Food, board and transport are a fraction of what they are in Europe so you get a trip of a lifetime at a budget price. The local packages and Borneo holiday deals offer tremendous value.
Winter Holidays Ideas
If you dread the cold of winter in Europe, escape to a land that basks in temperatures of 80 degrees and up all year round. Take a night flight from chilly London and wake up in the tropics.
Stopover Borneo Holiday Ideas
If you regularly make the trip between the UK and Australia to visit family or relatives, why not stopover in Borneo for a few days or longer? It’s the perfect way to break up a long flight and it gives a rare opportunity to encounter a rare and magical part of the world.
Top Holiday Destinations
Borneo is a safe and convenient region to travel but to get the most from your trip, it’s best to arrange a package. That way you can start your Borneo holiday knowing everything arranged. All you have to do is to show up and enjoy.
Another big plus of booking a package deal is that your main meals are taken care of. Sample international fare or local delicacies as you wish.
You also get carefully tailored tour packages to make sure you don’t miss any of the region’s delights. Prepared by local Sabah insiders, you’re assured of an authentic experience of the real Borneo.
Choose those activities you want and pick Borneo holiday deals which provide a rich and varied itinerary with something special to delight every member of the family.
If you’re in search of a rich and ancient land of mountains, jungles, and colonial cities, fringed with beaches and home to lush tropical islands, Borneo is the place for you.