Nexus Resort ~ Karambunai ~ Kota Kinabalu

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More than 400 well-appointed guestrooms, suites and luxury villas set amidst 3,335 acres of natural and landscaped surroundings.

Located just 28km from the city and 38km from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai is set amidst 3,335 acres of natural and landscaped surroundings creating the perfect background for all 485 well-appointed guestrooms, suites and luxury villas. The award-winning 18-hole championship golf course and exclusive Borneo Spa complement the superb facilities of this magnificent resort which boasts eight restaurants and bars and an almost endless array of leisure and recreational activities.

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Luxury Accommodation

All 485 guestrooms are tastefully furnished with options of panoramic views of the South China Sea horizon or the beautifully manicured golf course and lush million-year-old rainforest.  Each guestroom comes equipped with exclusive designer amenities and is beautifully furnished in subtle, complimentary earth tones, further enhancing the luxurious ambience of the resort

Borneo Garden Deluxe 
Luxurious accommodation at Nexus Resort Karambunai include 236 rooms at the villa-style Borneo Garden Deluxe, located in 7 clusters of 2-storey “kampung” like buildings that are surrounded by a large botanical garden of tropical flora.  Units are oriented either to the golf fairways, gardens or Karambunai beach and South China Sea. Each room is exquisitely furnished in solid wood accents and restful earth tones with a private balcony or terrace.  The ambience is further accentuated with usage of local carved wood such as Nyatoh and Borneo rattan.

Ocean Panorama Deluxe 
The 5-storey 243 rooms resort-themed building offers guests panoramic views of the ocean, the white sandy beach and the botanical gardens.  Access to all guestrooms at every floor is through an open corridor.  Meandering like a restful Rungus longhouse, the Ocean Panorama was built to complement the serene village charm of Borneo Villa. As with the Borneo Villa Deluxe rooms, each Ocean Panorama room features a private balcony or verandah.

Nexus Club Benefits: 

  • Daily Breakfast 
  • Daily Evening Cocktail 
  • Free flow of coffee & tea 
  • Welcome fruit basket in room upon arrival 
  • Complimentary WIFI in guest room 
  • Daily Newspaper and Turn Down Service 
  • Complimentary Laundry (3 pieces daily) 
  • 20% discount on Laundry, Spa and F&B 
  • Personalised check-in and check-out at the Club Lounge 


Fine Dining 

A superb array of Asian and International restaurants awaits our guests, complemented by spectacular views of the resort’s award-winning gardens and stunning Karambunai beach. Indulge in delightful Asian and cosmopolitan dishes at The Penyu All Day Dining. Enjoy traditional Malaysian cuisine at Kingfisher, authentic Mediterranean specialties at Olives, Chinese delicacies at Noble House and char-grilled favourites as well as pizzas at the Sunset Bar & Grill. Chill out with a glass of margarita at Splashes Pool Bar. And to top off each beautiful day in paradise, hang out at Darlin’ Darlin Entertainment Club in the energetic company of a live band and deejay. 

Borneo Spa

The Borneo Spa inspires relaxation, rejuvenation and a harmonious equilibrium of body, mind and spirit through holistic treatments drawn from age-old traditions of natural healing from both the East and West.

Evoking the spirit of Borneo, the Borneo Spa features its own private label blends of pure essential oils in aromatherapy massages, facials and signature treatments.  Fourteen therapy rooms, including 2 double rooms for couples who want to enjoy a massage together, each with its own private shower, a health bar, separate male and female Jacuzzi, sauna and steam bath facilities within 9,633 square feet (895 sq meters), offer a wondrous respite from the outside world.  Rustic cabanas on the resort’s beach front offer an alternative alfresco massage environment, adding the element of the sea to your massage experience.

Visit the Orang Utans!

Take a day trip (30 minute flight) to Sandakan and visit the world famous Orang Utans! Book a morning flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan, then take a local inexpensive and readily available taxi from the airport (20 mins) to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and witness these orphans in their natural environment. Take a walk through the dense and high tree top rainforest. Feeding time is usually at 10am and 3pm, don't miss it! Book an early evening flight back to Kota Kinabalu. To learn more about Orang Utans and their importance click here. To read more about Sepilok Orang Utan reserve for your day trip click here


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Extra Staff Bonuses!

Bonus Free Nights


Bonus Discounts

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For stays during
31 Mar 2022

Up to 2 children under 12 stays FREE sharing parents' room

01 Apr 2021
31 Mar 2022
24 Mar 2022

Stay Minimum 5 Nights and receive FREE UPGRADE Borneo Garden Deluxe to Ocean Panorama Deluxe, Ocean Panorama Deluxe to Ocean Panorama Premier, Ocean Panorama Premier to Nexus Clu

01 Apr 2021
31 Mar 2022
23 Mar 2022

Minimum Stay 7 Nights and receive 1 FREE DINNER for 2 people

01 Apr 2021
31 Mar 2022

Space Available Room Upgrades

Space Available Late Check Outs

"Space Available" Room Upgrades and Late Check-out, if granted will be at the time of check-in/check-out and at the sole discretion of the hotel.


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