Published on : Friday, December 6, 2019
Located at Kuala Penyu Beach, the premium all-inclusive Club Med resort will offer a pristine paradise, with proximity to famous landmarks in the vicinity such as Mount Kinabalu, the Menumbok Forest Reserve, and Pulau Tiga.
The resort, just 90-minutes’ drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, will be particularly appealing to families thanks to its complete range of kids clubs for children aged from 4 months to 17 years, but will also be aiming at adventure-seeking couples.
Club Med Borneo Kota Kinabalu will boast 400 rooms within its property, including 40 luxury suites for the Club Med Exclusive Collection space, with occupancy of 1038 guests in total. The resort will also feature 3 restaurants, 4 pools, a spa, meetings and events spaces, a ballroom, as well as the first Club Med tennis academy in the Asia Pacific region.
The resort design will be inspired by numerous traditional Borneo ethnic cultures while seamlessly integrating its structures with the surrounding rainforest, and feature plenty of spaces that is interconnected with nature, using local and sustainably sourced natural materials.
It will offer a wide range of unique sports, wellness, cultural and culinary activities, allowing guests to appreciate Borneo’s rich heritage and natural beauty, ranging from excursions highlighting Sabah’s diverse wildlife and ecosystem to a journey of discovery on Sabahan traditions and lifestyle.
The new Club Med property will allow guests to embark on hassle-free holidays with excellent value for money in Sabah, and concurrently cements Club Med’s unique position as the world leader in premium, all-inclusive holidays in the whole region.
Since 1950, Club Med has been known for its strong pioneering spirit, continually innovate its product offering to exceed consumer expectations and offer new experiences to its international clientele. Establishing new destinations is at the core of the company, being the first to build a resort in Cancun, Mexico; and in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, among other destinations.
Jean-Charles Fortoul, CEO of APAC Resorts, Club Med, stated that he is pleased to celebrate the new beginning of Club Med Borneo Kota Kinabalu, alongside elected representatives and our partners in Sabah. This marks a significant milestone highlighting Club Med’s pioneer spirit in seeking and creating tomorrow’s hotspots for upscale family holidays. With excellent accessibility to major Asian markets and the strategic geographical location of Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Club Med Borneo Kota Kinabalu will join our fleet of emblematic resorts settled as pioneers in now world-renowned destinations such as Bali, Maldives and Phuket in Asia.