Welcome To Sutera Sanctuary Lodges

Set in the stunning natural locations and Malaysia’s first World Heritage national parks site by UNESCO within Sabah state, Malaysia, There’s something for every holiday. From mountain climbing, exploring nature’s valley, and diving into the marine world; these are all the sites that you can explore when you stay with us. Also sail out to sea to enjoy magnificent sunsets from our catamaran, Amazing Love, or perhaps a tailor-made dive charter to dive and marvel at the wealth of Sabah’s Tropical sea life.

Your serendipitous adventure starts now!

Experience climbing Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia's highest mountain protected by UNESCO as it carries the world's most important biological sites.

Mount Kinabalu also known as “Aki-nabalu” given by the local Kadazandusuns is Malaysia’s highest mountain standing mightily at 4,095 meters above sea level. It is protected by UNESCO for its surrounding the world’s most important biological sites. There are between 5000 to 6000 species of plants, 326 species of birds and more than 100 mammalian species identified along climbing the mountain in different altitude. Climbing Mount Kinabalu can be achieved as long you have the good physical condition and guided by accredited guides at all times due to Sabah Park’s regulations and may experience altitude sickness, especially those who have not conquered any mountain. 

To know more about our Laban Rata Resthouse, please head to our Laban Rata Page. 

Our Lodges

Stay in our unique lodges where we bring you luxury and comfort.

Amazing Love Fleet

Taking you on a Sea Adventure with a lifetime experience.

Themed Events

Making a lifetime event into reality.

What our guests say :

  •   stayed here prior to our mt kinabalu climb and arranged by borneo calling. The room was pretty, spacious, clean and comfortable. We stayed at river lodge and omg the sound... read more

  •   After Mt. Kinabalu it was a very nice rest for 3 nights in River Lodge - the cabin was nearly to huge for 2 persons - there are 2 big... read more

    Axel S
  •   My family and I bought a package with Sutera sanctuary for our Kinabalu summit hike. Its Rm8000++ for 3D2N for accommodation + 7 meals. Its noted that climbing fees is... read more

  •   Awesome place to enjoy the mountain area of Sabah.
    We stayed in the Garden lodge, a nicely designed villa with floor-to-ceiling windows and hard wood floors. Our bedroom was facing... read more

  •   I never thought I would say this but as expensive as it was in comparison with the surrounding accommodations in Kundasang they were probably the best experience. Imagine it was... read more

  •   We stayed a night at the Nepenthes Lodge after spending 3 days at Sutera's sister property at Manukan Island. It was an amazing change from hot to cool weather... read more



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Our Core Values



Best General Manager - Asia

International hotel Awards 2020

Asia Pacific Hotel Awards in association with VitrA
High Commended Small Hotel Malaysia

International hotel Awards 2020

Asia Pacific Hotel Awards in association with VitrA
High Commended Hotel Website Malaysia

Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice 2020

Kinabalu Park


Manukan Island

World Luxury Hotel Award 2019

Luxury Mountain Lodge - Global

World Luxury Hotel Award 2018

Luxury Mountain Lodge - Asia

Hapa Award 2018 – 2020

HAPA Boutique/ Concept Hotel/Resort

Hapa Award 2018 – 2020

HAPA Service Excellence Hotel Resort

Asian Lifestyle Tourism Award 2017

Best Eco-Tourism Destination in South East Asia

Asian Lifestyle Tourism Award 2017

Outstanding General Manager in Malaysia (Top 10) - Ravindran Kathiravelu

Agoda Gold Circle Award 2016

31st Aseanta Award For Excellence 2016

Best Asean Travel Article

Hapa Award 2013 – 2015

Hapa Best Lifestyle Living Experience

The World Best Brands Award 2013 – 2014

The Country Branding Award