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Permai Rainforest Resort

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We stayed here for two nights in February, and were very happy with the tree house. It rained one day, but it was rather pleasant to sit on the covered porch and watch the ocean, and see monkeys go by in the trees. My one complaint is about the restaurant. The food which is more expensive than your average malaysian...

Thank Jacquieb23
Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

Previously i already come for last 2 week, i bought my food nobody tells me it is ILLEGAL just the frontdesk ask me do i bring any meats of fish for barbeque so that i will be charge. I just bring a few snacks and mineral water, so i didnt bring any, its fine, no charges. Last Saturday during my...

4Thank zaitonmarsedi
Westchester, New York
Reviewed 22 February 2014

2 night stay at Treehouse #4 of an 8 stop independent 3 week trip through SE Asia. Having read and reread reviews here on TA this seemed the best choice at Damai, although we are more luxury oriented travelers. Staying in such a rustic enclave is not our style…. other than clearing a few leaves from the path, nature is...

1Thank jwsmd3
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Loved this place. Stayed in a tree house set amongst the tree tops listening to the waves crash against the shore, watched the wildlife feed amongst the trees. Troop of monkeys on last morning feeding in trees just off our balcony. Had the beach all to ourselves for a day spent swimming in warm if cloudy waters, put that down...

1Thank DavidKee
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2014

What a wonderful place! We were treated like royalty at this gem of a rainforest resort. Going the first week in Feb was always going to be risky as it’s just at the end of the rainy season. Everyday was wonderfully sunny. Because we were still just outside the busy season, the resort was very quiet. We booked direct with...

6Thank Dave_from_the_UK
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2014

My wife specifically booked Treehouse No 10 after reading past reviews on TripAdvisor and boy, it did not disappoint. The views were absolutely spectacular. The treehouse was very clean (relative for where it was - in the jungle). The staff were very friendly and the F & B manager, Sheryl, made sure our needs were met culinary wise. She even...

2Thank timtam_biccie
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2014

What a wonderland! It was such a privilege to experience being in the Permai Rainforest with filtered light highlighting natural beauty in all directions. Staff obviously value their environment and the animals that they share it with. The 'Tree-House' was delightful, cosy, cool and clean... the 'Eating Tree' provided a delicious assortment of local dishes and also Western Choices... Bags...

Thank Linda M
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2014

Great place, unlike the neighbouring holiday villages which offer standard accomodation like anywhete in the workd. Hanefi snd the rest of the team were very hospitable. Stayed in a sea view tree house. One evenning around 6pm grey monkeys showed up over the trees for feedğng, was a great experience watching these playful animals in their own habitat, there were...

1Thank Noyan E
Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 10 January 2014

With a family of 5, the "nicer" 2-person treehouses weren't really an option for us so we stayed in a cabin. The cabins are fairly primitive, but ours was OK -- clean (except for ants, which you'd expect in Borneo) and achieving what I'd consider 2-star comfort. Fine if you don't need any luxury, and good for a family or...

1Thank Dave's_reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Overall we loved the location and the opportunity to stay in unspoilt rainforest. The place is lovely - the management and service from reception is very poor. On arrival, at 11pm, after 18 hours travel with 3 kids in tow, the reception had no idea we were coming ,despite making it clear on our booking and following up with an...

1Thank Shearsfamily

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Permai Rainforest Resort is an eco-resort set in pristine Borneo rainforest located by the beach at the foot of mystical Mount Santubong, Sarawak. Carefully designed to minimize impact on the natural environment, it offers a unique rainforest experience and a variety of activities from dolphin watching to high ropes courses and guided kayaking tours. Just 40 minutes from the Kuching, its an ideal way to experience Borneo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Permai Rainforest Resort

Address: Teluk Penyu, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $110 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Permai Rainforest Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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“quiet, peaceful”
703dinak, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Treehouse 3 had the best ocean and jungle view (any further down do not have ocean view, only jungle)”
JessicaP88, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in tree houses 5 and 6 and in cabin 1. All were in good condition. Overall, we preferred the treehouses.”
  • Treehoues 5 taken from number 6
  • Treehouse 7under renovation (March 2017) taken from number 6
pethos, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“for couples choose a tree house.”
, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Treetop no 7”
eliyas2015, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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