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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.


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Kelicap Twin Share (5 units)

  • Kelicap Twin Share (5 units)
  • Kelicap Twin Share (5 units)
Kelicap Twin Share (5 units)
Overlooking the garden, these standard rooms can accommodate up to two persons. Painted white, each features twin beds, a separate bathroom with shower, television and air conditioning.

Jungle Lodge (1 unit)

  • Jungle Lodge (1 unit)
Jungle Lodge (1 unit)
Overlooking the forest, this spacious one-bedroom unit has a separate living area and can accommodate up to three persons with an extra bed. It also has a separate bathroom with a rainshower, air conditioning, and a terrace.

River Lodge (1 unit)

  • River Lodge (1 unit)
  • River Lodge (1 unit)
  • River Lodge (1 unit)
  • River Lodge (1 unit)
River Lodge (1 unit)
Overlooking the forest, this two-bedroom unit has one king bed and two twin beds. Comfortably designed for 4 persons, two extra beds can be added for a maximum of 6 persons. It also has two bathrooms with a rainshower, a separate living and dining area, air conditioning, and balconies.

Palm Villas (2 units)

  • Palm Villas (2 units)
  • Palm Villas (2 units)
  • Palm Villas (2 units)
Palm Villas (2 units)
Set around a forest, this villa features three bedrooms. Comfortably designed for 6 persons, extra beds can be added for a maximum of 9 persons per unit. It also has three bathrooms, living area, dining area, pantry, air conditioning, and balconies.

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Hotel Facilities & Highlights

Restaurant: open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Rain Forest Restaurant serves Malaysian and International cuisine.

Hot Spring water contains sulphuric minerals deemed to have healing properties.

Tree top canopy walkway 40m above ground.

Rafflesia blooming. There is no particular season for blooming, and a flower lasts for a week maximum.

Your Host & The Team

“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

Malaysia is a tropical country full of rich culture and even richer natural landscapes. If you’re looking for grand adventures in the great outdoors, the best nature retreats in Malaysia await you in Sabah.

If your dream holiday combines orangutan sightings, visiting UNESCO World Heritage sites, getting to know indigenous cultures and diving amongst stunning tropical reefs all at one destination, Sabah has you covered. Secret Retreats has curated a collection of the best boutique hotels in Sabah to help you plan your escape to this far-flung destination.

More than a thousand kilometres away from the skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur or the historic streets of Penang, Sabah is a land of unspoilt landscapes and great natural beauty. Situated in Borneo in the South China Sea, Sabah offers embrace spectacular nature in the eastern state of Malaysia.

“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.

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:  
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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