Where to GO / STAY
Visit the traditional longhouse (vinatang) and experience fascinating communal lifestyle of the local Rungus community that encompasses hospitality, worth-trying indigenous food, traditional music, and interesting ancient rituals that are still practiced today.
Visitors can learn how raw materials are transformed into this significant instrument that has been the most prevalent idiophone played in Sabah, the gong, which is valued as a musical instrument and item of wealth.
Discover local produce such as herbal medicine to local grown vegetables, chili laced, dried fish, luscious tropical fruit to edible seaweed is on sale while discovering some of Sabah’s many different ethnics group together. Tamu Kudat opens every Tuesday & Wednesday at Pekan Tomborungus.
Maranjak Longhouse Homestay is wholly made out of traditional materials such as split bamboos for walls and nipah palm leaves for roofing. The longhouse is fully furnished in traditional style with traditionally-styled dining table, rooms, lightings, as well as in terms of the food that are being served.
For beach lovers who opt for a more reclusive and less mainstream beach vacation, Kelambu Beach is the ultimate place to be. Though less known, Kelambu Beach is indeed one of the best beaches in Sabah with its clear aquamarine sea and beautiful white sand engulfed by astounding verdant islands.
Where to eat
Location: At the Kudat Golf Club
Location: At Pekan Tomborungus, Kudat
Kedai Kopi Yu Hing
Location: Ground Floor, behind Ria Hotel, Kudat
Location: Ground Floor, Ria Hotel, Kudat
Sea View Gerai Makan
Location: Next to Kudat Fish Market
Sungai Wang Restaurant
Location: Pekan Tomborungus, Kudat
Where to stay
Ria Hotel Kudat
Jalan Marudu, Ground Floor, Lot No.3 P.O.Box 82, Kudat
Tel: 088-662794 /226 / 218
Kudat Golf & Marina Resort
Off Jalan Urus Setia, 89057 Kudat.
The Upper Deck Hotel
Jalan Lintas, P.O. Box 448, 89058 Kudat.
Tel : 088-622272 / 662282
Hotel Dream Garden
P.O Box 222, 89058 Kudat.
Tel : 088-622688
Kg. Bavanggazo Rungus Longhouse
Tel: +60 88 614088 / +60 88 621971