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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is very rare that with all the glossy hip words of sustainable, ecological, supporting the local economy and balance, can be created by buzz words, however Tampat Do Aman complies with every worthy above statement. what an extraordinary experience of sleeping under the most glorious stars in a traditional Rungus longhouse in the jungle, cycling to the sea for...

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I had a great night at Tampat do Aman. Howard, the owner is a really friendly guy who does great work for the locals and the area. I stayed in a room in the Longhouse and really enjoyed the open showers! The toilets are ecofriendly, without a flush, but that is not a big deal (even though I got a...

2Thank Jahan M
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I stayed in the long house for 3 nights and greatly enjoyed it. The rooms are comfortable, great mattresses, clean, a bit dark (bigger light bulbs would do the job) and very quiet. I loved the sound of nature, specially at night. Breakfast is serve on served on site at the small restaurant by 2 sweet ladies. The concept is...

1Thank Brunozen
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Tampat do aman for 3 nights and we liked it very much. We stayed in the new longhouse, which is very nice. I loved how ecological and basic things were and how much comfort we still had. The bed was comfy and well protected of the massiv swarms of mosquitos. But these beast were the reason why...

1Thank Flurina Z
Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A relaxing place to pass a few days. Simple chalets with ceiling fan and well set up mosquito net - four poster bed style, and a big veranda. Chalets well built with mosquito screens. Also other seating areas with hot water and drinking water. There is a Rungus museum on the property. All in a jungle setting. The Rungus cafe...

1Thank whatisthislife
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

After reading all of those good reviews on tripadvisor, my travelbuddy and I decided to come to Kudat to stay in TDA. However, I did not really enjoy my stay here that much.The recently constructed longhouse is charming and it is a special experience to sleep here. I did not really like the eco-toilet (when I wanted to use it,...

1Thank Lauravs91
TampadtdoAman, Owner at Tampat Do Aman Jungle Camp, responded to this review

Laura , I do have to say that I agree with you that I did not handle the situation very well and I am sorry for this , I too was shocked to discover that you had found a dead cat in your room , I also found a dead dog and had to deal with that too . Upon...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The room we stayed in was extremely dated and in need of some repairs. It was tiny, the sheets were unclean and the bathroom dirty. We were at the end of a 6 week tour so had stayed in worse but the owner Howard is just out to take your money. I think he is trying to become the King...

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TampadtdoAman, Owner at Tampat Do Aman Jungle Camp, responded to this review

Jamie, I was quite surprised to read your comments , I thought that you were happy with your stay with us , I had asked you and you seemed to be quite content with your stay with us , I am sorry that this is not the case . I am not too sure how I have obviously rubbed you...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had a great stay in Tampat Do Aman. We stayed in the Longhouse, you should totally go here f you just want some days off of traveling and come to your senses again. It is a place tot totally forget time and just enjoy the nature (jungle and beach) around you. While falling asleep, hearing the sound of birds...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I stayed 8 nights in a small hut. The location is really very nice and I didn't sleep so well since a lot of time. The price for the small, basic hut isn't really cheap for the service that gives, but that's fine... Tip of Borneo isn't a cheap place. But: - in 8 days that I stayed there, they...

1Thank giup972
TampadtdoAman, Owner at Tampat Do Aman Jungle Camp, responded to this review

I am sorry for the late reply to this review , no internet and computer problems being the main problems . To be honest I thought we had looked after you pretty well and we tried to meet needs as much as we could . On arrival you informed us that you were embarking on a 14 day fast ,...

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My boyfriend and I have stayed at Tampat Do Aman on more than one occasion and it is always a source of many happy memories. Howard and his staff are so accommodating and passionate about their work that it is a pleasure to visit with them and support their local initiatives. What's more, the only thing more wonderful than the...

1Thank Kat85525

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Welcome friends. At the Tip of Borneo lies an Eco resort and jungle camp called Tampat Do Aman. In the local Rungus language this means "a place of friends".We are located by the only road that leads to this phenomenally beautiful coastline that stretches from the Tip of Borneo 10km to the south, incorporating eight of the best beaches Sabah has to offer. The area really is a jewel in the crown of Sabah. In Tampat Do Aman Tip of Borneo you will find : A Jungle camp (Traditional Rungus long House), A beach front restaurant and Bar (“Tip Top”) and an activities center. If you are a nature lover like us then there is lots to do here in Tip of Borneo. Our activities center offers bicycles and snorkeling gear for rent. There are different trekking and night tours happening and you can even take a course in Jungle Survival. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tampat Do Aman Jungle Camp

Address: Marang Parang | Tip of Borneo, Kudat, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Kudat
Price Range: RM44 - RM89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Tampat Do Aman Jungle Camp Kudat, Sabah
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“Choose the longhouse if you are a solo traveler as you'll have the chance to meet many amazing travelers around the world.”
  • Refreshing shower in the jungle
 of 5 bubbles Yen993, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Huts are cute. Longhouse rooms have more space”
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“far from the madding crowds and off the beaten track nature / adventure travellers”
 of 5 bubbles jayson001, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Newer longhouse is next to a pond the frogs love (through the night!!)”
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“if you want to mix with other travellers a longhouse room is probably best”
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