Ideally located in the Karambunai Peninsula, some 20 minutes from Tuaran town. The only way to get here is by driving or taxi from the city. The journey may take you 30-45 minutes.
A total of 485 well-appointed rooms, mostly of Ocean Wing and Borneo types. There are also Nexus Club rooms, Royal Suites and Presidential mansions. Each room comes with a private balcony, safe deposit box, multi-channel radio, hair dryer, satellite TV, individually-controlled air-conditioning, minibar, coffee maker, IDD phone, etc.
As for outdoor activities, I noted there are two swimming pools here manicured in lush greenery. There are also gym, tennis courts, water-based sports such as kayaking and jet-skiing, as well as the 18-hole Karambunai Resort golf course designed in a rainforest setting.
As for F&B outlets, you can gobble down various types of food at Kingfisher Malaysian Seafood Restaurant, Nobble House (Chinese delicacies), and Olive Mediterranean Restaurant (Italian, Greek, etc).
For spa lovers, you may pamper yourselves at the exquisite Borneo Spa.
Fronting the ever beautiful Karambunai beach, the resort is an architectural marvel by itself, depicting a rich Malay-Indonesian heritage. A big golf course is also located within the resort, and on a clear day, one could see the majestic Mt Kinabalu from here.
For a change, you can also make a trip to Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park for nice beaches and excellent marine life. The marine park is located near downtown Kota Kinabalu.
The Ocean Wing room starts at RM380 per night including breakfast for two. Borneo room starts at RM490 per night.