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Freedom Asia suggests the lush tropical forests and pristine white sand beaches of Borneo as a paradise-like escape from Britain’s rainy summer

After the wettest June on record, it comes as no surprise that millions of Britons are heading overseas this summer to escape the downpours. According to Abta, as many as 13 million Britons are heading abroad in July and August after travel companies saw a 20% surge in holiday searches in June.

Although many holidays will be taken close to home in southern Europe, Freedom Asia advises holidaymakers seeking a slice of pure paradise to look further a field to the Malaysian island of Borneo.

Borneo holidays offer something for everyone. Nature enthusiasts will love admiring orang-utans careering through the jungle or glimpsing baby turtles hatch on the beach; romantics will adore evening strolls on sunset-lit Castaway-style beaches; adventure seekers can trek through rainforests, hike up Mount Kinabalu or scuba dive with reef sharks, turtles and thousands of tropical fish.

Holidays in Borneo don’t have to cost a fortune. Freedom Asia offers tours from just £259 per person through to £1015 and accommodation from £34 to £66 per person, per night thus catering to all budgets.

The two states of Sabah and Sarawak receive far fewer overseas visitors than mainland Malaysia. Therefore the landscape remains untouched, wild and natural. Beaches offer a slice of paradise, rainforests are filled with flora and fauna unique to Borneo and traditions and cultures remain unchanged and continue as they have done for thousands of years.

Freedom Asia tours take travellers right into the heart of Borneo and into this unique landscape and culture. Tours include swimming in hot springs surrounded by tropical forests, travelling along winding rivers via longboat, exploring giant caves, walking high up through the rainforest canopy, trips to turtle island, visits to traditional temples and meeting orang-utans face-to-face.

The best time to visit Borneo is from March to October when temperatures hover around 30°c and the rainy season is nowhere to be seen.


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