Most Sabah travel itineraries skip Kudat, but adventurous travellers who wander north to the tip of Borneo will be rewarded with stunning sights and untouched natural splendour. There’s just way too much to cover in Kudat in just a day, therefore a night’s stay (or maybe even two) is needed to see all that Kudat has to offer. Scroll down our list for 6 of the best Kudat homestays with spectacular sea views.
1. Tommy’s Place
Only minutes away from Simpang Mengayau, Tommy’s Place is the perfect base to spend the night in Kudat if your intention is to explore the Tip of Borneo and its surroundings. Facing a beautiful stretch of Kalampunian beach flanked by tall trees, this rustic homestay offers an onsite restaurant, cozy rooms with basic amenities, barbecue area and even a camping grounds.
2. Dreamland Beach Holiday
Situated in rural Kg Tampakan (just across the bay from Kudat town) is Dreamland Beach Holiday, a popular accommodation choice for travellers visiting Kudat. Featuring adorable and vibrant triangle chalets that overlook the azure sea, this modest resort offers an onsite cafe, and a large swimming pool that’s perfect for trips with friends and family.
3. North Borneo Biostation Resort
Ideal for a couples seeking a romantic getaway, this highly rated, intimate resort features beautifully appointed teakwood chalets surrounded by nature’s splendours. Offering an onsite restaurant that serves appetizing food and beverages, there’s also a pristine stretch of beach just minutes away
4. D’View Kudat Holiday Homes
Sitting atop a hill overlooking the scenic coastline of Pantai Bak Bak, D’View Kudat is worth staying the night just for the views. Featuring spacious, well-appointed chalets with modern amenities, this top-rated property also pampers guests with an onsite restaurant, barbecue area and a rolling manicured lawn with photo spots, swings, rope bridges and many more
5. Tumombuvoi Homestay
Another homestay in Kudat worth considering is Tumombuvoi Homestay. Facing the postcard-perfect Kalampunian beach and only minutes away from Simpang Mengayau, this charming homestay is great for family outings. Spend quality time cooking up a barbecue or go bodyboarding in the open sea. The lodging here is rather basic, but cozy enough for a night’s stay.
6. 9 Huts On A Hill
Situated not too far from Kudat town is the aptly named 9 Huts On A Hill, that features 9 rustic sea-facing bamboo huts, all tastefully appointed with modern amenities. Perfect for a relaxing retreat, this enchanting accommodation by the sea also offers a myriad of wellness programmes and activities like yoga classes, massage and many more