Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Damai Puri Resort: The Borneo Identity

Coastal Relaxation In Sarawak

The open-air lobby is a sign of things to come at Damai Puri Resort, where the openness extends to the staff as well as the walls. Just 30km from Kuching, the capital of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, Damai Puri Resort offers the type of tropical idyll that entices European visitors to spend their entire winter in sunny splendour.

The resort's recent upgrading has made it one of the top choices for accommodation on the coast north of Kuching, which has become a popular place to unwind for those who come to these pristine shores to surround themselves in Nature.

Past Mount Santubong, Damai Puri Resort is also a very short walk from Sarawak Cultural Village, home to a semi-kitsch culture show in the Village theatre as well as a collection of traditional houses presented in an appreciatively unkitsch manner. The Cultural Village is the site of the annual Rainforest World Music Festival that takes place every July.

The Festival has become one of the top musical events in Southeast Asia and attracts big-name performers.

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