A JUNGLE RETREAT
Heaven of warmth & comfort complimented by Homy service to
make for an unforgettable Borneo Experience.
Sepilok Forest Edge Resort comprises of Stylish Malay Design Chalets and a Longhouse around lush green surroundings and hills as a backdrop which further embraces an incredible view.
Each Chalet are built with recycled woods. The wood panels are originally from Chinese houses that was built in the 1940's which you will still see when you are on the way to Sepilok. Depending on which Chalets, the Rooms are inspired by the minimal design of the locals and indoor and outdoor shower, which will bring you back to life's basic necessities. You will first be invited by traditional Malay doors that have a wooden block that slide through both handles as a Lock. Upon entering your room, you will be greeted by Bubuh Lights and Lantern, which are inspired from both the Malay and Chinese culture. Each room are decorated with local drawings, handmade natural art pieces, or pictures of old Sandakan.
The rustic Bathroom are uniquely design with polished cement, Bamboo walls and tap water that flows through a Bamboo. Depending on which Chalet type, there's an outdoor shower and outdoor bathtub with waterfall shower to choose from. You can get as close to showering like the local villager by opening the iron casted windows that dates back to the WWII, which we acquired from the recycled houses.
The Longhouse has been design for budget traveller and backpacker in chest of Borneo Living.
The Rooms are made up with equipped Bunk Beds and are also divided to Female, Male and Mixed Dorms to suite all travellers. Each Bunk Beds comes with a reading light and a locker with a built in socket to safely charge your devices.
We are second to RDC in Sepilok area in terms of birding and other wildlife opportunities. Broadbills, Kingfishers, Pittas and many more are residence here. Orang-utan do drop by to checkout our fruit trees occasionally. This happenings are result of minimum destruction in our development. It's a playground in here
if you are a nature enthusiast.
**Check in time is 2pm
Check-out time is 11 am
Sepilok Forest Edge Resort is a NO DRONE ZONE.
Launching, landing or operating unmanned or remote controlled aircraft is prohibited.
Amenities & Services
Free Wi-Fi access
Bar & restaurant
Hot & Cold Shower
Coffee & Tea
Complimentary Bottled Water
Hairdryer upon request