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Kundasang vacation rentals

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Kundasang

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Villa in Kundasang
Bonsai Villa @ Mesilou Bonsai Garden
Bonsai Villa is located at Mesilou, Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia . It's a Villa with 4 Rooms which has Detached Bathroom. You are allowed to cook as cooking utensils been provided . You may choose to have steamboat in house or BBQ outside. 6 Seated Dining Set is ready together with Sofa , TV c/w Astro full channel. Bedrooms c/w King or Queen size Bed plus a Super Single Bed. All the Rooms has Wardrobe, Dressing Table , Kettle, Hair Dryer and Emergency Light. Bathrooms with Central Heating System.
$183 per night
Cabin in Ranau
Arcadia Mount Kinabalu
Arcadia Chalets is situated within the Golf Club area on the plateau of Mount Kinabalu 1500 meters above sea level. Mount Kinabalu is one of the highest mountain in South East Asia and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Arcadia is a place to unwind with families and friends, have great conversations over dinner or just curl up with a book. People who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life will enjoy the peaceful environment of Arcadia. Note: Temp can drop below 17C.
$300 per night
Chalet in Ranau
KTG's Residence
IMPORTANT NOTICE: SCAMMER ALERT *We do not work with any agent / agency, Airbnb is our only booking channel* - located within picturesque Mt. Kinabalu Golf Club @ Mesilau - family house for maximum of 10 guests - large timber balcony deck hovering above tree lines looking towards the beautiful surrounding valley - quiet & serene nestled around tall pine trees - large sliding doors for open plan dining & living room for panoramic view - cosy fireplace - strictly no pets
$221 per night

Stay near Kundasang's top sights

Photo of Desa Cattle Dairy Farm
Desa Cattle Dairy Farm33 locals recommend
Photo of H Benjamin Residence
H Benjamin Residence5 locals recommend
Photo of Puteri Nabalu
Puteri Nabalu3 locals recommend
Photo of Timpohon Gate
Timpohon Gate3 locals recommend
Photo of Kinabalu National Park
Kinabalu National Park17 locals recommend
Photo of Arnab Village Homestay
Arnab Village Homestay3 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Kundasang

Private room in Ranau
The Hill Kinabalu, Family Rooms
$59 per night
Hotel room in Tenompok
SIG Deluxe (MTN wing) @ Mountain Valley Resort
$107 per night
Cottage in Ranau
Azrien Kundasang Homestay
$73 per night
Villa in Kundasang
Sweeping Mountain View Retreat at La Cantane Villa
$349 per night
Villa in Kundasang
NKL Homestay, Kundasang. Up to 21 people
$171 per night
Private room in Kundasang
Maple Brook Garden Villa
$226 per night
Cabin in Kundasang
Cabin in Mesilau (Komfy Kabins) - 2nd Cabin
$75 per night
Cottage in Kundasang
Wood House in Mesilau with View of Mt Kinabalu
$372 per night
Private room in Tenompok
SIG Deluxe (VLY wing) @ Mountain Valley Resort
$132 per night
Dome in Ranau
GD00 - Syameen’s Glamping Dome 00
$58 per night
Private room in Ranau
The Hill Kinabalu, Private Room
$35 per night
Private room in Ranau
The Hill Kinabalu, Triple Rooms
$45 per night

Your guide to Kundasang

All About Kundasang

The small mountain town of Kundasang — Malaysia’s highest inhabited area — sits in the northern part of the country, approximately 6,200 feet above sea level. Lazily grazing cows dot the rolling hills in this part of Ranau and the locals farm the land and trade their flowers and fresh produce, especially gigantic cabbages, at the many farmers’ markets. The town has long been a stopping point for those looking to explore the abundant rainforest flora and fauna of Kinabalu National Park. Kundasang sits just down the road from this UNESCO World Heritage Site, where more plant species can be found than in Europe and North America combined (excluding Mexico’s tropical regions). The park is also home to Mount Kinabalu — the highest peak in the country — and hot springs and nature reserves with plenty of wildlife.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Kundasang?

The weather stays mild most of the year in the tropical climate of Kundasang. However, due to the elevation, temperatures do drop a bit during the winter. There is a wetter season from October to January and the drier season runs from March to September. With the decreased rainfall, the drier season could be the best time to take in all the natural beauty of this rainforest region. You won’t want to miss the many hundreds of species of orchids blooming in the wild or the rafflesia flowers, the largest in the world. If you decide to visit in fall, check the dates of Kundasang’s annual Cabbage Festival, an event that celebrates the farming tradition of the region, which showcases some of the largest cabbages you’ve ever seen.

What are the top things to do in Kundasang?

Kinabalu National Park

Just a ten-minute drive from Kundasang is Malaysia’s first UNESCO World Heritage site, Kinabalu National Park, containing more than 6,000 plant species. It’s also home to Mount Kinabalu, the tallest peak between the Himalayas and New Guinea. Hikers can scale its granite and glacier-covered peak, standing at a bit over 13,400 feet; lower peaks and paths are accessible for hikers of all skill levels. Reward yourself with a trip to Poring Hot Springs for a soothing dip.

Maragang Hill

Make the 20-minute drive north of town to take on this majestic peak. It takes around two hours to reach the summit, which sits at over 2,000 meters above sea level, and there’s a scenic viewpoint at the midway stage. The trails can be muddy, so wear sturdy hiking boots, and you might have to clamber over the odd tree trunk, but the reward is far-reaching views across the Pinosuk plateau.

Kundasang Market

One of the best ways to indulge in the local tropical fruit is to visit the Kundasang market, where farmers sell their fresh veggies, fruits, and flowers seven days a week. You’ll find rambutan — a cousin to lychee, the super-sweet cempedak, and the succulent durian — the so-called king of Malaysian fruits. Also popular is the Nabalu Handicraft Market for local produce, snacks, and handmade goods.

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