Borneo is the third largest island on the planet and is shared between three nations. Occupying the northern part of the island is Malaysia's Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan, along with, Brunei Darussalam while the rest is covered by Indonesia's Kalimantan.
The island is home to the world’s oldest rainforest, estimated to be around 130 million years old with remarkable biodiversity that showcases about 15,000 different plant species, including endemic species, such as the largest carnivorous plant- Nepenthes, wild orchids and the world’s largest flower, the Rafflesia. You can also find over 200 mammals, 44 of which are native to Borneo including the critically endangered Bornean Orangutans. It is also known for its rich culture as there are close to 200 ethnic groups that make up the natives of Borneo.
But don’t be fooled by its natural environment of lush rainforest, winding rivers, world heritage sites, intricate cave systems, rugged mountains and rich floras and faunas. Borneo offers a variety of relaxing activities and extreme adventures complimented with an array of premium city hotels, beach resorts, and unique luxury villas in the heart of the jungle that makes for a truly unforgettable experience.
Sabah is Malaysia’s second largest state and popularly known as “Land Below the Wind”. The nickname is given due to its strategic location just below the tropical typhoon belt. It is home to one of Southeast Asia’s highest peak, Mount Kinabalu towering at 4,095 metres above sea level and Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site.