Borneo Rainforest Lodge, Danum Valley

Experiential | Very Good | Excellent | Magnificent | Out of this world



  • Perfect for animal and nature lovers
  • Stunning surroundings in a protected landscape
  • Sleep in an authentic Bornean chalet


The multi-award winning Borneo Rainforest Lodge in Danum Valley is set amidst stunning scenery just alongside the Danum River, which flows through the largest protected lowland rainforest in Sabah. The Danum Valley Conservation area is a whopping 43,800 hectares of untroubled wilderness and home to endless species of wild animals and in the heart is where you’ll find the chalets that make up the location. Reached via a 2 hour car ride along bumpy tracks, your adventure begins as soon as you touch down in Danum Valley!

With just 60 guests permitted at one time, this corner of the rainforest isn’t crowded with visitors. The wooden chalets are rustic and charming with a focus on practices that enhance their sustainability. For example, you won’t find air conditioning here, as the lodges use a ventilation design that enhances natural airflow. Choose different types of chalets for different views, or you can upgrade to the "deluxe villas" which feature outdoor tubs and a large viewing deck for taking in every inch of the luscious landscape views. For the ultimate treat, opt for a "premium villa" to enjoy your very own private infinity pool.

Post-canopy walk or trekking through the forest, you’ll be hungry and the food at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge won’t disappoint. All meals have both buffet and made-to-order options for all guests, and you'll dine in a beautiful wooden lodge which overlooks the forest. You might spot monkeys deer or even an elephant from its verandah if you're lucky. After a day trekking the forest, ease your tired legs with a relaxing massage treatment at the Lodge's simple spa.


  • Restaurant

  • Spa

  • Private pools in some villas

  • Eco policies