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Featured Resorts in Kota Kinabalu

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P6,626 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov

This Tanjung Aru resort is on the beach, 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Sabah State Mosque, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Imago Shopping Mall and Anjung Samudera. Gaya Street ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,052 reviews)

"Love the view from my room and the ambience was relaxing. The Sunset Bar was a winner, just chill while watching the beautiful view of the sunset. Definitely will return."…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
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The price is P7,421 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov

Nestled on the beach, this Tuaran resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Dalit Beach, Karambunai Peninsula and Tuaran Crocodile Farm. 1Borneo Hypermall and Upside Down ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"Perfect place for family getaway...spectacular view"…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Borneo Beach Villas
4 out of 5
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The price is P2,323 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec

This Kota Kinabalu resort is on the beach, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Karambunai Peninsula, and within 12 mi (20 km) of 1Borneo Hypermall and University of Malaysia ...

4/5Very Good! (304 reviews)

"Nice location, next to the beach with water sport equipment for rent"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Borneo Beach Villas
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The Magellan Sutera Resort
The price is P7,746 per night from 8 Dec to 9 Dec

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this beachfront resort is connected to the convention centre and within a 15-minute walk of Sutera Harbour and Sapi Island. ...

4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"Enjoy👍👍👍👍👍 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👍👍👍👍👍👍👍"…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

The Magellan Sutera Resort
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
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The price is P6,555 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov

This Kota Kinabalu resort is on the beach, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Karambunai Peninsula, and within 12 mi (20 km) of 1Borneo Hypermall and University of Malaysia ...

3.8/5Good! (749 reviews)

"The room was not ready when we arrived at hotel, towels were not allocated in the room, room service took a long time every time."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Gayana Marine Resort
The price is P14,141 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec

This family-friendly Gaya Island resort is located on the boardwalk, within 1 mi (2 km) of Wisma Merdeka and Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal. Signal Hill Observatory ...

4.1/5Very Good! (394 reviews)

"Diving was moderate. Overall rather expensive compared to Malaysian standards. Super service! Staff was extremely attentive. Monkeys were enjoying!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Gayana Marine Resort
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
The price is P14,541 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec

Located in Gaya Island, this beachfront resort is on the boardwalk and within 2 mi (3 km) of Sapi Island, Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point ...

4.3/5Excellent! (132 reviews)

"The staff where amazing, so helpful, friendly and happy. The staff we encountered made every possible attempt to accommodate us at every turn, we wanted for nothing at Bunga Raya Resort. The resort was breathtaking, we stayed in a villa with an amazing view overlooking the bay. Our villa was huge, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
3.5 out of 5
Manukan Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Manukan Island, Sabah
The price is P3,086 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec

Nestled on the beach, this Manukan Island resort is on the boardwalk and 4.1 mi (6.7 km) from Oceanus Waterfront Mall. Pantai Pulau Mamutik is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) ...

4.3/5Excellent! (68 reviews)

"We had a great stay, the accomodation was very nice and with stunning views!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
5 out of 5
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The price is P2,403 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this beachfront resort is on the boardwalk and within 1 mi (2 km) of Sutera Harbour, Sabah State Mosque and Imago Shopping ...

4.1/5Very Good! (998 reviews)

"Breakfast need to be improved....................."…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

The Pacific Sutera Hotel
Gaya Island Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
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Nestled on the beach, this Gaya Island resort is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Tunku Abdul Rahman Park.

4.4/5Excellent! (424 reviews)
Beautiful Gaya Island Retreat

"My family and I stayed at GIR for 2 nights and had a great time. The rooms were enormous (complete with separate areas for walk in robes, bathtub, shower, toilet). Room amenities were excellent, with bug spray and ointment for insect bites. Our rooms had fantastic views across the sea to Mt Kinabalu, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Gaya Island Resort
Borneo Golf Resort
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Situated in Bongawan, this golf resort is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Borneo Golf and Country Club and within 6 miles (10 km) of Nurul Hidayah Pekan Bongawan Mosque ...

3/5 (8 reviews)

"food is too expensive. room okay for me not bad. A lot of adventure can do at that resort"…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018

Borneo Golf Resort
Kasih Sayang Health Resort
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Situated in Kota Kinabalu, this resort is 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from Mari Mari Cultural Village and within 12 miles (20 km) of Kiansom Waterfall and Puh Toh Si Chinese ...

4.2/5Very Good! (25 reviews)

"Staff are very friendly and view is spectacular."…"

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2020

Kasih Sayang Health Resort
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Borneo Beach Villas

Borneo Beach Villas

4 out of 5
The price is P2,323 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
4/5Very Good! (304 reviews)

"Nice location, next to the beach with water sport equipment for rent"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Borneo Beach Villas
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences

4 out of 5
The price is P1,542 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
3.7/5Good! (728 reviews)

"Nice hotel,love the hotel, great service, clean room.."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
Dock In - Hostel

Dock In - Hostel

2 out of 5
4.4/5Excellent! (15 reviews)

"Very good hostel with excellent and thoughtful amenities."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

Dock In - Hostel
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Frequently asked questions

What is Kota Kinabalu like for a resort vacation?
Dreaming of a relaxing getaway? You deserve the comforts and luxuries of a resort, where you can find everything you want for your stay—from tasty dining options to activities and shopping. Choose from 11 resorts in Kota Kinabalu and discover the one that’s best for you, whether you picture yourself kicking back in a room with stunning views or checking out the on-site boutiques.
What's a favorite resort in Kota Kinabalu?
Borneo Beach Villas - Beach property rated 4 stars. Features a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a children’s pool. Shangri La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa - Luxury property with a 5-star rating. Has 3 restaurants, 2 bars, and a full-service spa. Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa - Luxury property with a 5-star rating. Popular for its excellent breakfast. Enjoy the 2 outdoor pools, 6 restaurants, and private beach. Gayana Marine Resort - Luxury resort rated 5 stars, 10-minute walk from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal. Amenities include 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a marina. Guests love the dining options. Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa - 5-star luxury resort, 5-minute walk from Sapi Island. Popular for its great beach location. Access to 2 restaurants, a private beach, and a full-service spa.
How many resorts are there in Kota Kinabalu?
Choose from Expedia’s 11 resort hotels in Kota Kinabalu where you can enjoy fine dining, spacious guest rooms, and more.
What can I do in Kota Kinabalu?
Travelers come to Kota Kinabalu for water sports like swimming, and also love the shopping and other activities. Monuments like Sabah State Mosque and Atkinson Clock Tower are places to learn more about the local history, while Imago Shopping Mall and 1Borneo Hypermall are shopping destinations. Other top attractions you can add to your list are Mount Kinabalu National Park and Centre Point.
What's the seasonal weather like in Kota Kinabalu?
The hottest months are usually April and May with an average temp of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 81°F. The rainiest months in Kota Kinabalu are October, June, September, and November, with each month seeing an average of 13 inches of rainfall.
What's the best way to get to and around Kota Kinabalu?
Fly into Kota Kinabalu Intl. Airport (BKI), which is located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.