“Set around a hotspring and rainforest, this lodge is a unique and welcoming place in which to explore the Borneo jungle and relax after climbing Mount Kinabalu.”,
Kim, the discoverer.
Swimming PoolSwimming Pool

Hotel Description

Situated approximately 40 kilometres from Kinabalu Park, 400 metres above sea level in a lowland forest with large rainforest trees, Poring is known for its hot spring of sulphuric water, and is perfect to soothe tired and aching muscles after long climb up Mount Kinabalu. The lodge features nine airy and spacious accommodation units with all the necessary facilities. It also has a butterfly farm, orchid garden, several bird-watching spots, and a breathtaking treetop walk on a 43-meter tall canopy walkway.

There is no substitute for local knowledge and personal assistance to help you plan the perfect stay. The Secret Retreats Concierge is ready to share insider tips with you to ensure you book the best room for your stay on the best available rate or offer , to share tips on what to see and do and where to dine, to help you with personal requests, and to keep you informed of any cultural events, shows or festivals that match your dates of stay. Enjoy the difference that turns a good stay, into a great travel experience. Your Secret Retreats Concierge is looking forward to hearing from you. Contact the concierge on dream@secret-retreats.com.

Room Description

Why Book With Secret Retreats?

Concierge Service

Personal assistance from our Concierge offering local knowledge and insider tips to help you plan and book your perfect Asian journey.

Personal Service

The peace of mind and personal service one can only enjoy by booking direct with the Asian experts.

Local Knowledge

Benefit from our local knowledge and passion for our homes to personalize your stay.

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Your Concierge is ready to assist you with completing your reservation on dream@secret-retreats.com

Hotel Facilities & Highlights

Poring Hot Spring Nature Reserve highlight
Restaurant: open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Rain Forest Restaurant serves Malaysian and International cuisine.
Poring Hot Spring Nature Reserve highlight
Hot Spring water contains sulphuric minerals deemed to have healing properties.
Poring Hot Spring Nature Reserve highlight
Tree top canopy walkway 40m above ground.
Poring Hot Spring Nature Reserve highlight
Rafflesia blooming. There is no particular season for blooming, and a flower lasts for a week maximum.

Your Host & The Team

Suheini JaliminSuheini Jalimin
“Offering tranquil and secret retreats for those seeking to de-stress. Soak away your sore and tired muscles, escape the hustle and bustle of city life and envelop yourself into the natural wonders of Poring Hot Spring. Experience a breathtaking canopy walk or explore the numerous trails that lead to a magnificent waterfall. Let us show you what you've been missing out..”

Welcome to Sabah

Situated in Borneo in the South China Sea, embrace spectacular nature in the Eastern state of Malaysia. Head to the UNESCO World Heritage site Kinabalu National Park to climb Southeast Asia’s highest mountain, Kota Kinabalu. See the orangutans, proboscis monkeys, and other indigenous wildlife that call the dense rainforest home. Dive or snorkel amid the coral reefs in Tunku Adbul Rahman Marine Park. Witness local traditions and customs at a cultural village. Shop for native handicrafts and taste some delightful local cuisine. A land for curious travellers in search of adventure both at sea and in the jungle—Sabah.

Useful Information

Total number of rooms: 9
Annual closing:
open all year

Time zone: (GMT+08:00) Kuala Lumpur
Currency accepted: MYR
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express
Electricity voltage: 240V
Electricity plug type:  
Your concierge is ready to assist you with planning and completing your reservation, contact them on dream@secret-retreats.com
It takes 3 hours to drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport to Kinabalu National Park.
Nearest Airport: Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) - 129 km

Ranau - Sabah , Malaysia


Time & Weather

Current Temperature

32° C

Current Weather

Local Time

4:16 pm