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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 P6,564 per night

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! (1,128 reviews)

"Great location for the beach and sunset, extremely friendly and helpful staff. Great amenities. Would definitely recommend."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 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 P5,951 per night

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 ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Love the hospitality and the friendly staff at Rasa Ria Resort! Will surely come again.."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Borneo Beach Villas
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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
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
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The price is P6,753 per night

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 P25,698 per night

This family-friendly Gaya Island resort is located on the boardwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and Sapi Island. Imago Shopping Mall ...

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 P14,718 per night

Located in Gaya Island, this beachfront resort is on the boardwalk and within a 10-minute walk of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and Sapi Island. Imago Shopping Mall ...

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
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
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
3.5 out of 5
Manukan Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Manukan Island, Sabah
The price is P4,891 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Manukan Island resort is on the boardwalk and 4.1 mi (6.6 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
Borneo Golf Resort
The price is P3,855 per night

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 1Borneo Hypermall and University of ...

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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Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P6,564 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,128 reviews)

"Great location for the beach and sunset, extremely friendly and helpful staff. Great amenities. Would definitely recommend."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
The price is P5,951 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Love the hospitality and the friendly staff at Rasa Ria Resort! Will surely come again.."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
CJ Residence
CJ Residence
2.5 out of 5
#4, 2nd Floor, Block J, Sinsuran Shopping Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P898 per night
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Good service... Next time i stay again at Cj residence"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

CJ Residence
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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?
Shangri La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa - Luxury resort rated 5 stars. Features 3 restaurants, 2 bars, and an outdoor pool. Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa - Luxury property rated 5 stars. Has 2 outdoor pools, 6 restaurants, and a private beach. Highly rated for its excellent breakfast. Borneo Beach Villas - Beach resort rated 4 stars. Enjoy the outdoor pool, restaurant, and spa. The Magellan Sutera Resort - 5-star luxury resort less than 10 minutes from Sutera Harbour. Amenities include 3 restaurants, a private beach, and a golf course. Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai - Luxury property rated 4.5 stars. Access to 3 outdoor pools, 5 restaurants, and a private beach.
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. Average annual rainfall for Kota Kinabalu is 106 inches.
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.