Sarawak Holidays Travel Guide | Rahhala |
The largest state in Malaysia and the land of Hornbills. Its colorful history under the rule of the White Rajahs, rich tapestry of cultures and traditions, spectacular natural attractions and fascinating wildlife make the state A riveting land of adventures.
Sarawak Holidays Travel Guide
It has a coastline that runs 700 km along the northwestern side of Borneo. A good place to begin discovering its beauty is Damai Beach in Santubong.
This holiday spot is embraced by the South China Sea and has the majestic jungle-clad Mount Santubong as its backdrop.
Some of the state’s best beach resorts located here include the Damai Beach Resort, Damai Puri Resort & Spa, One Hotel Santubong and Permai Rain-forest Resort.
A Living Museum in the Sarawak Cultural Village
A short drive away from this beach is the Sarawak Cultural Village, a living museum showcasing the state’s various ethnic cultures.
Located about 1½ to 2 hours’ drive from Kuching are the pristine beaches of Sematan, Pandan and Siar Beach, ideal for swimming and sunbathing.
The Satang Besar and Satang Kecil Islands
Just a 30-45 minutes’ boat ride away from Damai Beach are the Satang Besar and Satang Kecil islands, sanctuaries for green turtles.
Day trips can be made to the Satang Besar Island with the permission of the Talang–Satang National Park office.
Sarawak’s national parks
Sarawak’s national parks offer a host of adventures for eco-lovers.
1. Tanjung Datu National Park
Tanjung Datu National Park, at the western tip of Sarawak, has some of the state’s most beautiful beaches and vibrant coral life.
2. Similajau National Park
Similajau National Park, in the northeast, features golden sandy beaches that face the South China Sea.
3. Bako National Park
In Bako National Park, discover a sandy coastline that is ideal for swimming and sunset watching.
Sightings of the long-nosed proboscis monkey, a species unique to Borneo, will be a memorable experience.
The gateway to adventure
On the northernmost corner of Sarawak, the long stretches of beaches in Miri are a popular weekend getaway.
The Luak Bay Esplanade and Hawaii Beach are among the well-known shores in Miri. Miri is dubbed the ‘gateway to adventure’ as it is the take-off point to exciting destinations such as Gunung Mulu, Niah Caves, Lambir Hills and Bario and the Kelabit Highlands.
Getting To Sarawak
Getting To Sarawak By Air
Malaysia Airlines and the budget carrier AirAsia operate direct and connecting flights to Kuching, Miri, Bintulu and Sibu. Kuching and Miri are also served by Malindo Air.
Tourist Information Centre
Kuching International Airport
Tel: +6082 627 724
E-mail: [email protected]