Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, 88993 Kota Kinabalu,Sabah
Spa & Leisure
Nexus Resort Karambunai, located 30km North East of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, nestles on 65 acres of lush landscaped surrounds on the Karambunai Peninsula, upon the fringes of a 6km pristine white sand beach, with a million year old tropical rainforest and the distant majesty of Mount Kinabalu as its backdrop. The resort as a whole offers a wide variety of leisure options, including three swimming pools, stand up paddle boat, body boarding, surf boarding, ocean kayaking, jungle trekking or simply relaxing on the beach. For total relaxation however, the Borneo Spa is the place to go, with separate male and female Jacuzzis, saunas and steam baths, a health bar and rustic cabanas on the resort’s beach front offering an alternative alfresco massage environment.
The spa is based on the story of a stranded prince and princess who were healed from time at sea by a local herbalist, and it was created to continue the legendary treatment of using aromatherapy and essential oils to rejuvenate tired minds and bodies. As such, therapies are delivered in an array of rooms, two of which are dual suites and seven of which have their own private showers as well.
Hotel & Accommodation
Nexus Resort Karambunai showcases 236 Borneo wing rooms set amidst a village garden with sweeping views of the golf course, garden or beach whilst 243 tastefully furnished Ocean Wing deluxe rooms, all with panoramic beach front or sea views, feature private balconies/terrace. Two grand Royal Villas, created for the affluent and discerning few, come complete with luxurious living and dining rooms, private swimming pools and gardens facing the endless South China Sea.
There’s an extravagant eight restaurants and bars at the resort, including Malaysian cuisine in the traditional Kingfisher Malaysian Restaurant, or bountiful a la-carte at the Penyu. There’s also Olives Mediterranean Restaurant or Noble House Chinese Restaurant for Szechuan fare, Seoul Fairway & Grill offers a variety of Korean dishes and Muffins offers signature cakes, pastries, tea and coffee. Meanwhile, The Sunset Bar & Grill is a casual spot for drinks and pizza, Splashes Pool Bar is for waterside drinks, and the Darlin’ Darlin’ Fun Pub offers entertainment and music in the evenings.