The Santubong Peninsula is some of the finest resorts, mostly clustered around Damai Beach. They include, Santubong Resort, Damai Beach Resort, Large development including chalets and “ethnically designed rooms”, Damai Puri Resort. This resort fronting Damai Beach has 207 beautiful rooms and a Spa Village, which has secluded massage villas, a yoga pavilion, hair spa, and a tea house that serves organic tea.
Damai Puri Resort & Spa also has 2 outdoor pools, tennis courts, a 600-cap ballroom, and meeting rooms, and organizes jungle treks and water sports. Wi-Fi Internet is available, The Village House – Small luxury hostel located in Santubong Village. There is a pool and shuttle service to all major attractions. Breakfast is included in the room fee and the menu (and the chef) for the other meals are exquisite.
To get to Santubong, tourists fly to Kuching and then they can board any means of transport either by bus, taxi or van from Kuching to Santubong. Although bus and taxi are the most popular forms of transport here.
Santubong is a renowned tourist resort worth visiting at least once in once lifetime. The Santubong Peninsula is home to Sarawak’s glamorous beach resorts and its famous Cultural Village. The peninsula has been settled since ancient time there it has a very wealth history.
There are several popular cultural events and festival held annually in Santubong and attended by both the locals and the tourists. The most notable event is the Rainforest World Music Festival, and the internationally famous festival bringing together musicians from a variety of tribes in Sarawak.
Damai Beach is a beautiful beach with golden sand with hermit crabs who rush about and burrow under the sand when you approach them. Here you the opportunity enjoy any thinkable water sport like water skiing, surfing, sailing and kayaking. Marinas are available to snorkel and scuba dive into the sea to get a glimpse of the beautiful aquatic environment within the South China Sea.
Venture off shore unto the two main offshore islands of Pulau Satang Besar and Pulau Satang Kecil, to explore them and will be pleasantly surprised to discover that Pulau Satang Besar Island has been designated as a Turtle Sanctuary to protect the Green Turtles which come ashore to lay eggs at night.
Bird Watching is another must do activity at Santubong Peninsula, particularly at Buntal Village which is a mark important bird viewing center. Here you will have a glimpse of a variety of plovers, terns, egrets, sandpipers and god wits plus some rare migrants as well as resident bird, including the white-bellied sea eagle, Brahmani kite and collared kingfisher.
Hiking is also another great activity to partake while on a visit to the Santubong peninsula. You could follow the circular hiking trail at the foothills of mount santubong, climb the Gurung Santubong and have amazing view of all those charming paces bellow. You will the pass jungle stream, enchanting waterfalls then explorer the dip pools. The major non-water sport here is golf plaid at the 18-hole Daima golf club. Other sports such as cycling are also available for those interested. Visiting Santubong can be a really great experience if you organize your time and explore the most of this amazing travel destination.