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Reviewed 22 November 2016

Instead of a beachfront hotel (which I could have booked anywhere else in the world), I decided to book my honeymoon in Permai Rainforest Treehouse as it was unique, and my husband and I were fairly impressed! The honeymoon package entailed the biggest treehouse for us - Treehouse 10, which had a king sized bed and 2 balconies as opposed...

4Thank Vinodhini V
Pontianak, Indonesia
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The cabin room is nice for family it consist of 3 single beds, two bathroom, one refigerator, and the view is very good. In this resort we can get many benefits like waterfall, beach, and also natural swimming pools.

3Thank annisa17na
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I brought my students here for teambuilding and I'm very pleased with the facilities and outdoor activities available in this resort. Located at the cove of Damai beach, it has the sand and the sea with its backdrop of Mt Santubong. We took the hiking trail, which was a 6km that would take roughly 1.5 hours if you are fast....

2Thank Zipangu L
The Hague
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Liked it a lot. We actually wanted to rent a tree house but when trying to book we discovered that those were not rented out to families although they appeared large enough. They regular cabins were OK. At down monkeys and other wild animals passed over the roof. The restaurant was not OK. You had to come early for a...

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Permai is literally at the end of the road on the Damai Peninsula, with Santubong Mountain on one side, the South China Sea on the other, and the forest all around - and above. We stayed in a family cabin, which was very basic (beds, fans, chairs, bathroom, small fridge and that's it - no aircon) and could benefit from...

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you don't want to stay in a private air-conditioned treehouse, in a rainforest, with the sea lapping over rocks under your balcony, there are cheaper cabins that let you enjoy the jungle pool (fed from the rainforest - utter bliss to be in cold water) and the amazing walk through the rainforest. Be warned, the walk is very hard...

3Thank Anne-marie P
Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Scratched off the bucket list! The Tree House rooms are quite high up, making you feel like you're sleeping at the ceiling of the jungle. The rooms conveniently come with several electric outlets, and they're the newer type, so you don't have to worry about plug shapes or using converters. The Tree House units are far apart enough that you...

2Thank Frank S
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Be prepared. This isn't a luxury hotel and did take a bit of getting used to going from big beach 5 stars to Permai. However this resort does not profess to be something it's not so if your expecting luxury and loads to do, this is not the place for you. It takes about 45 minutes from Kuching but it's...

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Al Muharraq, Bahrain
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Two weeks before arrival I received an email to say our treehouse had been damaged during a storm so for the first two nights of our 7 night honeymoon we would get a cabin, two free dinners and free airport transfers. Well, when we saw the (dormitory style with single beds) we were not best pleased and insisted that we...

3Thank Margarithe
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We really enjoyed our stay here and the treehouse offered a unique opportunity for a rainforest stay. They were well equipped and clean. On the night it rained really heavily the roof leaked slightly but nothing of major concern. The thunderstorm just added to the experience. We did the circular trek with our 6yr old and really enjoyed it. The...

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Permai Rainforest Resort is an eco-resort set in pristine Borneo rainforest located by the beach at the foot of mystical Mount Santubong, Sarawak. Carefully designed to minimize impact on the natural environment, it offers a unique rainforest experience and a variety of activities from dolphin watching to high ropes courses and guided kayaking tours. Just 40 minutes from the Kuching, its an ideal way to experience Borneo. ... more   less 

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Address: Teluk Penyu, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: RM366 - RM482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Permai Rainforest Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Permai Rainforest Hotel Kuching
Permai Rainforest Resort Kuching, Sarawak
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“Any Tree house”
 of 5 bubbles 646ianh, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Couples would love the treehouse, especially Treehouse 10! :)”
  • View of the beach from our room!
  • Our very cosy king sized bed!
  • View of our treehouse from the balcony!
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“resort ini ada tree house yang bisa menampung maks 3 orang sedangakan yang family room or cabin room menampung 6 orang dengan 1 ekstra bed”
  • hutan hujan tropis
 of 5 bubbles annisa17na, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The treehouse is a must for the rainforest experience.”
 of 5 bubbles Hagar_the_Horrible, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Treehouse no. 3 or 4 seems to offer the best view IMO. Others have trees blocking the view.”
 of 5 bubbles hsjunn, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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