The Hiltons only jungle property, the four star Batang Ai Longhouse Resort is set on the edge of the Malaysian rainforest and is only accessible by boat. With traditional and spacious Longhouse-style rooms offering modern facilities and garden views guest can relax in comfort before exploring the jungle on their doorstep. The resort also provides sporting and leisure facilities including a pool and tennis courts. The Nanga Mepi Restaurant serves local and international cuisine including jungle barbeques and in the evening the Wong Irup Lounge bar has longhouse cocktails which can be enjoyed whilst overlooking the lake. Most of the staff are from local villages.
The Kota Kinabalu fish market is a real eye opener and you can buy some serious tuna steaks.