A UNIQUE GEM - LUXURIOUS WATER CHALET AND HOUSEBOAT – Home 9027731 Chalet
- 2 bedrooms
- 5 sleeps
- 2 nights min stay
A UNIQUE GEM - LUXURIOUS WATER CHALET AND HOUSEBOAT – Home 9027731
- 2 bedrooms
- sleeps 5
- 2 nights min stay
- Child friendly
- Car advised
- Air conditioning
- No pets allowed
Description from owner
PICTURESQUE - SERENE - TRANQUILITY --
Only 30 minutes drive north of Kota Kinabalu. We are situated in a beautiful Lagoon part of the Magnificent MENKABONG RIVER SYSTEM and near to the 5* Shangri La Rasa Ria resort hotel and the Dalit Bay Golf club .
The area has an abundance of wildlife including our resident Water Buffalos, Sea Eagles, Kingfishers, Hornbills, Fireflies etc
**THE WATER CHALET BEDROOM AND HOUSEBOAT BEDROOM **
The Water chalet bedroom room is located off a private jetty. The room is furnished to a very high standard, and has one queen size bed, separate dressing room and large En Suite bathroom with rain shower. Private balcony.
Mini Fridge TV, DVD with a wide selection of films for your enjoyment.
Bath robes, slippers, toiletries, hairdryer and iron.
Air conditioning and ceiling fan.
Complimentary selection of assorted teas, coffee, water and soft drinks available.
You will wake up and enjoy stunning views from your bedroom with the back drop of Mount Kinabalu in the distance.
View the resident Water Buffalo, Horbills and much more all from your private balcony.
There is also a lovely fully equipped guests kitchen, lounge / day room located just off the water chalet bedroom.
"COMPLIENTARY WELCOME PACK"
Milk,orange juice, eggs, cereals,yogurts, bread, butter, preserves, croissants, condiments and a fine selection of Fresh Fruits.
*** THE HOUSEBOAT BEDROOM ***
On the upper deck of the houseboat there is a bedroom with queen size bed and is furnished to a very high standard.
Air conditioning, mini fridge DVD, Mini safe, iron hairdryer, Bath robes, slippers,.Tea and coffee and complimentary soft drinks are provided.
PLEASE NOTE; The small private shower room and toilet for the upper deck houseboat bedroom is not attached, it is located on the main deck of the houseboat.
THE HOUSEBOAT UPPER DECK AREA
Guests have full private use of all the (upper deck section of the houseboat.)
Very spacious upper deck with ample seating area, dining table and bar. There is also a sun deck area with sunbeds and a retractable Sun Canopy.
GUESTS KITCHEN/ LOUNGE DAY ROOM
Located just off the water chalet bedroom
Sink, Electric Oven, large Fridge, gas Hob, Toaster , kettle. Crockery and Utensils.
Dining table 6 chairs. Large Sofa and a swing chair
We can accommodate up to 5 guests at any one time But only if in the same party. Therefore if only TWO GUESTS book they then have full sole use of the chalet and the *upper deck * of the Houseboat.
Take a swim or a leisurely walk ,just sit back unwind and at the end of the day take in the sunset and enjoy a complimentary cocktail or two at the upper deck Bar.
*****EXPERIENCE THE REAL BORNEO*****
If its peace and tranquility your looking for then look no more, come experience a stay at Trobong Bay. You won't regret it!!
THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA highly recommended --
Take a 2 hour River cruise you will be picked up and return from the Water chalet pontoon. Cruise a long the Magnificent and memorable Menkabong river, enjoying true nature and wonderful scenery.
Excellent Hiking trails close by
Tuaran market town is close by and has many restaurants and shops, home of the special Tuaran Mee noodles. A must try - Delicious!
Swimming is completely safe in the lagoon (Beach towels provided)
Fishing in the lagoon or on our private lake for the real fishing enthusiast.
Visit the Mari Mari Cultural village, see traditional longhouses etc.
Visit the nearby 5* Shangri La hotel and Spa. As our guests you are entitled to use the swimming pool, food and beverage outlets, payable water sport activities are also available. Rent a golf buggy and see an abundance of wildlife on the beautiful dalit bay golf course. Take a canopy or jungle walk in there very own Nature Park.
Play Golf at nearby Dalit Bay voted "Best in Sabah " As our guests you are entitled to substantial reductions in green fees.
Royal Sabah Racecourse, take a fun day at the races weekly on Saturdays and Sundays only
The surrounding area offers a Beautiful coastline, villages, mountains and rivers to explore.
A wonderful scenic drive will take you to majestic MOUNT KINABALU NATURE PARK around one hour away.
Superb seafood resturant in a lovely setting only a few minutes walk away and many other excellent restaurants 10 minutes by car offering Seafood, Malay and Western Cuisine.
And of course a wide choice of superb eating outlets at the nearby 5* Shangri La Rasa Ria Hotel. The Dalit Bay Golf clubhouse also has an excellent restaurant.
We are ideally located En Route to Mount Kinabalu Nature Park and Kudat in the North.
Car hire preferable. We can arrange and offer guests excellent low cost car hire rental. From RM100 per day inclusive.
- Great for children of all ages
- No pets allowed
Bed & bathroom
- Bedroom 1: Double Bed Single Bed
Bedroom 2: Double Bed
- 1 En suite, 1 Shower room
- Wi-Fi available
- Air conditioning
- Mountain Views
- Solarium or roof terrace
- Balcony or terrace
- Boat available
- Internet access
- Washing machine
- DVD player
- Stereo system
- Ceiling Fans
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Housekeeping Included
- Secure parking
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
Interaction with guest
- Check in time: 14:00, Check out time: 12:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £100.00
- No smoking at this property
Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.
100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
24 hours after booking
50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.
8 weeks before
25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
4 weeks before
No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.
* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support
About the owner
- Average reply time:
- 2 hours 6 minutes
- Response rate:
- Calendar updated:
- 25 Oct 2019
- Years listed:
- Overall rating:
Languages spoken: English
This Chalet has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 14 Aug 2017. Located in Kota Kinabalu District, it has 14 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £562.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 25 Oct 2019.
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– based on 14 reviews
- Very Good
“Fantastic relaxing holiday off the beaten track”
Want a different accommodation style? then this is it. Quiet & relaxing with traditional hut style accommodation, hosts were friendly & helpful it was truly like living like a local - we were… More
“Little piece of paradise!”
(Family of 4 from UK) What can I say? This really is a little piece of paradise! We stayed with Debbie and Phil for 3 nights and left wishing we had booked for 3 weeks. The location is absolutely s… More
Owner's reply: Thank you for your wonderful review, we are so happy to hear you all enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure meeting you all, your lovely children Gabriella and captain Max were such a joy. We very much look forward to meeting up with you again when we come to the uk. Our Kindest regards Debbie Phillip Millie and Emma xx
“Fabulous hosts and stunning location!”
Deborah and Philip provide a unique experience at their house boat in this quiet idyllic mangrove bay overlooked by Mount Kinabalu. As hosts they are unsurpassed, providing knowledge of the area, arra… More
Owner's reply: Thank you so much for the wonderful review ,me and Phillip were so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure meeting you all . Millie and Emma also send there regards. Do hope we meet again sometime in the future if we make it Shanghai would love to meet up over a drink or two! Our kindest regards Deborah and Phillip
“Wow! Beyond Expectation!”
My family of 2 adults and a 12 year old are just ending a 4 night stay at this wonderful property, and we just want to stay! The location on the river is so peaceful and beautiful, we have loved watch… More
Owner's reply: Thank you kindly for your lovely review, it was a pleasure meeting you all and so happy to here you really enjoyed your stay with us and do hope to meet again sometime in the near future .
“Simply the best, truly stunning place to stay”
We are in love with this beautiful house boat and water chalets, and are over the moon that we’ve enjoyed four blissful nights here. The location is absolutely idyllic, gorgeous views, and so pe… More
“A wonderful experience - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!”
Words cannot really describe the uniqueness of this fantastic accommodation. I echo all of the previous positive reviews. It was an absolute joy to meet Debbie and Phil, they made us so welcome and … More
Owner's reply: Thank you so much for your kind review and we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay . It was a such pleasure meeting you both and do hope we meet again sometime in the near future. Our kindest regards Debbie Phillip Millie Emma xx
“AMAZING, AMAZING, AMAZiNG”
We spent 6 nights at this wonderful place and we couldn't recommend it highly enough. So first of Debbie & Phil - what fantastic hosts. Brilliant communication right from the first enquiry. … More
Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind review and most appreciated ,we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay . Our kindest regards Debbie Phillip and Millie
What a fantastic location, on a tranquil bay with fish all around you. We loved our stay here, watching the water buffalo, sunset and thunder clouds from the breezy top deck of the house boat. The eve… More
Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind review was a pleasure meeting you both and so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope to meet again sometime in the near future. Our kindest regards Debbie phillup
“Wow truly amazing!”
Our stay was simply amazing in every aspect, a beautiful relaxing location, 5 star accommodation with great amenities and superb hosts who were there to help and assist us at all times with trips car … More
“Very nice and special our stay with Deborah and Philip a highlight of our vacation”
Deborah and Philip live in an unique place. We could share their location and experience their exceptional and professional hospitality. They made our stay so valuable, interesting and unforgettable. … More
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