Poring Hot Springs, Kota Kinabalu

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Relax at Poring Hot Springs, a resort built around natural, warm pools of bubbling water located in the lowlands of a national park. Unwind in the therapeutic waters of the numerous hot pools, and cool off in the nearby cold one: locals enjoy these water features for their calming atmosphere and reputed health benefits. Explore the treetops on the resort's canopy walkway, and admire the many colorful butterflies at the onsite farm. The resort also includes an orchid conservation center, housing many varieties of the classic flower. Work out when and for how long to visit Poring Hot Springs and other Kota Kinabalu attractions using our handy Kota Kinabalu driving holiday planner.
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  • Unfortunately the prior information notice we were missing that there only covered body going in the hot springs may (whether man or woman). As Europeans it is with normal bathing suit out of place. If one has to take a bath you should wrap long-sleeved shirts and pants up. We've only looked at them and then went to the CANOPY TREE WALK... What a big highlight was and we have amused us magnificently... However, you should have no fear of heights and be afraid of heights... It really varies. Furthermore there still a beautiful waterfall and a butterfly garden in the Park.
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  • We were visiting Pouring hot springs as included in a climbing Mt. Kinabalu package (3 days/2 night by Riverjunkie). We stayed one night there, after finishing the climb. The "poring springs" area in ...  more »
  • Poring Springs is revitalizing. I highly suggest doing the canopy walk first then dipping into the springs. The water is so warm and so refreshing which is crazy to say because the weather is hot and ...  more »
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  • Fun walk through the jungle. Met few water falls and enjoy the view of the water. Interestingly, there are fishes that do fish massage too at the water fall. After that, enjoy a nice warm bath from the hot spring. A must come place.
  • You can soak in natural hot water here. If need some privacy you can rent a private room with two large plastic tub for rm15 per hour or rm20 for the jacuzzi. Several small swimming pools are available around the place. You can take several trails like visit the bat cave, butterfly enclosure or waterfalls.
  • A place to be comfortable to visit. Bath with hot water, to calm your mind and rest. A place of calm and far away from nature pollution. This place also has waterfalls, butterflies and others.
  • Advertised as must see attraction. But hot springs are just baths and if you would like to do anything else you mast pay extra. Most of the activities are close at 4 pm. I would say it's something what you need to see...baths are small and water isn't clean.
  • It has everything that nature lovers could've asked for. Privacy, cleanliness, spacious. The fact that there's other places you can go beside the hot spring means you could spend the whole day to just explore the place.

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Where to stay in Kota Kinabalu

In the area of Sepanggar you'll find the main set of hotels, ranging from simple and mid-priced, to the more luxurious with good sea views. Move away from the coast for more space and privacy in resort-style hotels, which offer a range of facilities and comfortable, sometimes quirky rooms and apartments. Farther out still, you'll find backpacker motels, giving easy access to the surrounding natural attractions that, after all, are the primary reason for being here.
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