Tip of Borneo is the northern most point of Borneo Island. Locals call this place Simpang Mengayau meaning a lingering junction, the meeting of 2 seas (Sulu Sea and South China Sea). It is located about 3 hours drive away from Kota Kinabalu city. While most people drop by to enjoy the amazing landscape and scenery, the best view happens during the sunset.
the best place to see sunset at Tip Of Borneo
amazing landscape at Tip Of Borneo
Karampunian beach before Tip Of Borneo
Stay over at Tip of borneo to enjoy sunset and a secluded beach all for yourself. Listed are 5 accommodations at Tip Of Borneo:
1) Simpang Mengayau Chalet
Price : From Rm100 per chalet
Facilities : Air-conditioned, Attached Bathroom,
Comment : Basic but clean facilities, offers great view from some of the rooms. Located next to Borneo Cafeteria and Craft with 1 minute walk away from Tip of Borneo. Suitable for family on budget.
Contact : Tel 0135580801 /0138682112 Email.Betty6763@gmail.com
Website : http://simpangmengayauchalet.blogspot.com/
great view on the beach
2) Merrimas Villa
Price : from Rm268 for Honeymoon Chalets (2 Persons), Hyperstar (2 Queen Bed) , HappyFamily (2 rooms , 2 queesnsize bedroom each)
Facilities : Air-conditioned, Satellite Tv, Free Wifi, Fully-equipped Bathroom, Restaurant
Comment : Offers comfortable room with good facilities at Tip of Borneo. Great location to Tip of Borneo. Some rooms offer great sea view. There is a beach just below the villa. Comfortable family getaways with family rooms.
Website : http://www.merrimasvilla.com/
beach below villa
platform with panoramic sea view
3) Tommy’s Place
Price : from RM140 (twin sharing) and RM240 for VIP chalets facing sea
Facilities : Room with attached bathroom, Wifi, Restaurant
Comment : Tommy’s place uses wind turbine to minimize usage of power from grid. They also offer shuttle service to Kota Kinabalu at RM50. The chalets at old wing is only 30 seconds away from beach.
Website : http://tipofborneoresort.com/
old wing sea-facing chalet at Tommy’s place
VIP chalets facing sea
4) BorneoTip Beach Lodge
Price : from RM150 for 2 person, RM350 for family house
Facilities : Chalet rooms are fully air-conditioned, with attached bathrooms and hot water.
Comment: located next to Tommy’s place, BorneoTip Beach Lodge is only 30 seconds away from the secluded Karampunian beach.
Website : http://borneotipbeachlodge.blogspot.com/
5) Tomombuvui Homestay
Price : From Rm40 per person
Facilities: Basic room facilities, outdoor shower.
Comment : Good alternative for those on budget. Offers accommodation on the beach.