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Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai

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Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, 88993 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
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Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai Overview

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.

The newly opened wing of 2-bedroom duplex Pool Villas and 1- and 2-bedroom Spa Suites located about 2km from the main Nexus Resort wing is an oasis of luxury living. The Pool Villa has a lap pool, spacious living and dining area and a private garden. A master bedroom, second bedroom with 2 single beds and a fully equipped kitchen gives you the complete privacy and flexibility of a home-away-from-home.

The Spa Suites are cozy dens created specially in low density design and serviced by private lifts. The balcony affords breath-taking views of the ocean and surrounding rainforest.

A pool bar, Dive One, offers light meals and beverage. Or you can opt for a private BBQ at your villa for between 4 to 20 persons. Please enquire at the Reception Desk upon check-in.

A scheduled complimentary shuttle service provides transport from the Villas & Suites to the main wing where guests have access to restaurants and bars, sports and recreational activities. Complimentary shuttle service is also available to the Lagoon Park.

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai Location & Nearby Attraction

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  • Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai lies on the west coast of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, a destination that is accessible via direct or single-stop flights from the nation’s capital Kuala Lumpur and several major Asian cities such as Singapore, Bangkok, Sydney, Melbourne, Manila, Taipei, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Guangzhou and Xiamen.
  • Situated on the spectacular Karambunai Peninsula, upon 3,335 acres of natural and landscaped surrounds.
  • The resort is just 30 minutes from Kota Kinabalu city, the capital and gateway to Sabah
  • 40 minutes from Kota Kinabalu International Airport and Terminal 2 Kota Kinabalu.
  • Transfers to the resort can easily be arranged by coach, private limousine or taxi.

Near by Attraction

  • Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village
  • Waterfront Explanade
  • Signal Hill Obervatory Platform
  • Monsopiad Cultural Village
  • Mount Kinabalu
  • Poring Hot Spring (Canopy Walk)
  • Tanjung Aru Beach
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Park
  • Orang Utan Sanctuary
  • Handicraft Market
  • Centre Point Shopping Mall
  • Warisan Square Shopping Mall
  • Karamunsing Shopping Centre

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai Room & Accommodations

Ocean Wing - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Ocean Wing
Nexus Club - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Nexus Club
Luxury Villa - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Luxury Villa
Spa Suite - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Spa Suite

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.

Room Types

  • Ocean Deluxe
  • Ocean Executive Deluxe
  • Ocean Suite
  • Borneo Deluxe
  • Borneo Executive Suite
  • Nexus Club Deluxe
  • Nexus Club Executive Suite
  • Presidential Villa (2 Bedrooms)
  • Royal Villa (3 Bedrooms)
  • Pool Villa
  • Spa Suite

Ocean Wing Deluxe

  • 5-Storey 243 Rooms Resort-Themed Building
  • Offers Guests Panoramic Views Of The Ocean, White Sandy Beach And The Botanical Gardens
  • Access To All Guestrooms At Every Floor Through An Open Corridor
  • Meandering Like A Restful Rungus Longhouse, The Ocean Wing Was Built To Complement The Serene Village Charm Of Borneo Villa
  • Private Balcony Or Verandah
  • Size Of Room: 9.75 metres x 4.5 metres
  • Size Of Balcony: 1.65 metres x 4.5 metres

Borneo Wing Deluxe

  • Luxurious Accommodation
  • 236 Rooms At The Villa-Style Borneo Wing
  • Located In 7 Clusters Of 2-Storey “kampung” Like Buildings
  • 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
  • Furnished In Solid Wood Accents And Restful Earth Tones
  • Private Balcony Or Terrace
  • Size Of Room: 9 metres x 4.5 metres
  • Size Of Balcony: 2 metres x 4.5 metres

Nexus Club Deluxe

  • Personalised Service
  • Exclusive Check-In And Check-Out At Nexus Club Lounge
  • Complimentary Broadband Internet Access
  • 40% Discount On Laundry
  • 10% Discount On Borneo Spa Treatments
  • Complimentary Gift
  • Complimentary Breakfast At The Club Lounge
  • Complimentary Sunset Cocktail At The Club Lounge

Luxury Villas - Royal Villa

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Small Kitchenette
  • Private Garden (Ideal Venue For Cocktails And Parties)

Luxury Villas - Presidential Villas

  • 2 Storey
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Formal Areas
  • Balcony

Villas and Suites - Pool Villa

  • 2 Bedroom Duplex Pool Villa
  • Located About 2km From The Main Nexus Resort & Lagoon Park
  • Borneo Design
  • Views Of The Ocean, Lagoons, Waterway Or Rainforest
  • 1 Master Bedroom
  • Second Bedroom With 2 Single Beds
  • Living Area
  • Dining Area
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Private Garden

Villas and Suites - Spa Suite

  • 1- And 2-Bedroom Spa Suite
  • Located About 2km From The Main Nexus Resort & Lagoon Park
  • Views Of The Ocean And Surrounding Rainforest
  • Created Specially In Low Density Design
  • Serviced By Private Lifts
  • Balcony

Room Features and Amenities

  • Facsimile/Computer Modem Outlet
  • Dual Line IDD Telephone
  • Free Broadband Internet Access
  • Individually Controlled Air-Conditioning
  • Electronic Safe Box
  • Minibar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Colour TV With Satellite Programmes
  • In-House Movies
  • Multi-Channel Radio
  • Hairdryer
  • Electronic Bedside Light Panel And Alarm
  • Insect Repellent
  • Yukata
  • Slippers

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai Facilities & Services

Golf - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Spa - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Swimming Pool - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Swimming Pool
Water Sport - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Water Sport

Nexus Golf Karambunai
Undulating across a series of small lakes, waterways and hillocks, amidst a panoramic expanse of natural and landscaped surroundings, the Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai captivates golfers with breathtaking views of Karambunai Beach, the South China Sea and Mount Kinabalu. Set against the backdrop of a 130-million year old tropical rainforest along its eastern edges, the par 72, 18-hole international championship golf course was designed by renowned golfing architect Ronald Fream.

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai is a full buggy course and has a clubhouse that features practice putting and chipping greens, a driving range, Golfers Lounge, Cocktail Lounge, pro shop, several conference rooms and well-appointed changing/locker rooms. Rental of golf sets and golf shoes are also available.

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 9633 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.

Sport and Recreation

  • Swimming Pools
  • Jacuzzi
  • Gymnasium
  • Squash & Tennis Courts
  • Golf
  • Borneo Spa
  • Massage
  • Aromatherapy Facials
  • 75-Acre Nature Park
  • Jungle Trekking
  • Water-Sports
  • Sea & River Activities
  • Lagoon Park
  • Nexie Club
  • Children’s Club & Playground
  • Sports and Recreation Centre
  • Game Machines
  • Pool Tables

Services and Facilities

  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • 24-Hour Security
  • Baby Sitting / Child Care
  • Conference Facilities
  • Daily City Shuttle Service
  • Facilities For The Disabled
  • Foreign Exchange Counter
  • Gift Shop
  • Hair Salon
  • Hotel Convenience Store
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning
  • Limousine & Car Rental Services
  • Parking Facilities
  • Postal / Courier Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shopping Arcade
  • Travel Agency / Tour Desk

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai Dining & Entertaintments

The Penyu - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
The Penyu
The Kingfisher - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
The Kingfisher
The Horizon - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
The Horizon
Sunset Bar & Grill - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Sunset Bar & Grill

A superb array of Asian and International restaurants awaits our guests, complimented 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, sip tea or coffee at The Horizon Lounge, the perfect venue for light snacks and afternoon teas. 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.

The Penyu

  • All day dining restaurant featuring breakfast, lunch and themed dinner buffets

The Kingfisher

  • Showcases delicious Malaysian cuisine and superb seafood


  • Rated as one of Malaysia's best restaurants
  • Olives enchants diners with its superb Mediterranean cuisine

Noble House

  • Chinese Restaurant
  • Features Sze Chuan and Cantonese cuisines at its finest

The Horizon

  • Lobby Lounge
  • A pleasant corner from which to enjoy drinks and light snacks

Darlin' Darlin'

  • Fun Pub
  • The perfect place to rock the night away!


  • Pool Bar
  • Serves a bevy of drinks, cocktails and delicious snacks

Sunset Bar and Grill

  • The ultimate Sunset Bar
  • With lovely views of blue seas and spectacular sunsets

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai Banquet & Conference

Ballroom - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Borneo Rainforest - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Borneo Rainforest
Pirates Nite - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Pirates Nite
Colours of Malaysia - Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Colours of Malaysia

Meetings & Events
Set amidst an exciting Southeast Asian destination that nestles on the edges of wild Borneo and easily accessible via direct or one-stop daily flights from most Asian capitals, the Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai makes for an ideal M.I.C.E. getaway.

Making this paradise an exceptional and incomparable M.I.C.E. haven is a luxurious Grand Ballroom and 8 exquisite meeting rooms with a total covered space of 2745 sq. meters and unlimited outdoor space upon the resort’s 3,335 acres of landscaped and natural surroundings.

In addition, the facilities are complemented by the dedicated services of a team of professional M.I.C.E. specialists who work hand in hand with conference planners and organizers to ensure that each itinerary and every detail on their programme is meticulously executed.

Meeting Facilities

  • Projector
  • Presentation Backdrop
  • PA System
  • Flipchart
  • White Board
  • Marker
  • Writing Materials

Theme Events
Theme parties are a whole lot of fun and often translate into unforgettable events. Whatever the occasion, Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai is able to offer not just the perfect location but the most brilliant themes to suit your individual needs.

From the vibrant “Colours of Malaysia” to the wondrous “Borneo Rainforest”, the decidedly oriental “Shanghai Surprise” to extravagant black-tie affair of “Black & Black” and so much more, enjoy fabulous moments at your unique, signature party!

  • Borneo Rainforest
  • Shanghai Surprise
  • Pirates Nite
  • Black & Black
  • Colours of Malaysia
Important Notes of Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai:
  • Check - In Time : 14.00 p.m
  • Check - Out Time : 12.00 p.m
  • The images shown are for guidance purposes only. You may stay in a room which is different from the examples shown.
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