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Top Kota Kinabalu Beach Hotels

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah
The price is NT$4,412 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"Beautiful, spacious and wonderful facilities, restaurants and food. I think this has now become my favourite ever hotel and we will return, hopefully soon. Fantastic hospitality, and my wife shed a tear when the staff sang to us as they bid us farewell."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/26

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Gaya Island Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
The price is NT$5,362 per night
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 2020/1/28

Gaya Island Resort
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$3,927 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,163 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 2020/3/2

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
The price is NT$9,222 per night
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 2020/1/20

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 NT$6,824 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (67 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 2020/1/8

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
Sabah Beach Villas & Suites
3.5 out of 5
PV 139, Pecinct Dillenia, Nexus Residence, Karambunai, Kota Kinabalu
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,396 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (169 reviews)

"It is good and I enjoyed the sunset"…"

Reviewed on 2020/6/1

Sabah Beach Villas & Suites
The Magellan Sutera Resort
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free Cancellation
The price is NT$4,591 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)
KK1

"Had a great time here...apart from the whistle blowing life guards. I felt they were a bit over the top. I also had an allergic reaction to jelly fish larvae bites(jelly bugs) that I got on a snorkeling trip booked through the hotel. The guide advised there were stingers but I reacted badly. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/9

The Magellan Sutera Resort
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free Cancellation
The price is NT$2,443 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"This hotel have beautiful ocean view,is close to shopping center and eateries...Staff are friendly and helpful..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/13

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Langkah Syabas Beach Resort
3 out of 5
Jalan Papar Baru, Kampung Laut Kinarut, Kinarut, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,238 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (123 reviews)
Nice X'mas holiday

"Good for the price. A little bit old but service amd food is good. Convenience to call a taxi to town."…"

Reviewed on 2019/12/28

Langkah Syabas Beach Resort
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free Cancellation
The price is NT$3,639 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 2020/1/21

The Pacific Sutera Hotel
Borneo Beach Villas
4 out of 5
Pool Villa 163, Precinct Dillenia, Jalan Sepanggar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,748 per night
4/5Very Good! (301 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 2020/2/24

Borneo Beach Villas
Beringgis Beach Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
KM26, Jalan Papar, Kampung Beringgis, Papar, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,810 per night
3.9/5Good! (47 reviews)
Great Resort !

"Great place to rest and relax,,,,away from the busy KK town"…"

Reviewed on 2018/10/22

Beringgis Beach Resort & Spa
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$4,041 per night
3.8/5Good! (748 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 2020/1/6

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Jack's CondoApartment @ Marina Court Resort Condominium
2.5 out of 5
Marina Court Resort Condominium, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$2,412 per night
3.8/5Good! (76 reviews)

"i have no comment about this room,everything is good"…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/6

Jack's CondoApartment @ Marina Court Resort Condominium
Seaside Travellers Inn
2.5 out of 5
KM20 Kota Kinabalu-Papar Road, Kampung Laut, Papar, Kinarut, Sabah
The price is NT$1,053 per night
3.8/5Good! (24 reviews)

"We had the best stay ever at Sunshine Travellers Inn. The establishment owners and all the hotel staff were friendly, helpful and made our stay as comfortable as possible."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/28

Seaside Travellers Inn
Sunset & Seaview Vacation Condos @ IMAGO Shopping Mall
3 out of 5
The Loft, IMAGO Shopping Mall, Central Business District, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$1,380 per night
3.6/5Good! (102 reviews)

"No access to gym, wall outside apt.dirty had to direct staff to clean, shower had some cracked tiles, dirty curtains, sliding door to balcony lock not working- secuity risk, no safe deposit box in suite, no card access to office level on floor 3 had to call & staff not responding to call or text, ..."…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/21

Sunset & Seaview Vacation Condos @ IMAGO Shopping Mall
The Crown Borneo Hotel
2 out of 5
23 Jalan Pinang Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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3.4/5 (331 reviews)

"Air con pls upgread"…"

Reviewed on 2019/6/30

The Crown Borneo Hotel
Borneo Golf Resort
3 out of 5
KM69, Papar Beaufort Highway, Locked Bag No. 8, Bongawan, Sabah
The price is NT$2,304 per night
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 2018/9/11

Borneo Golf Resort
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Frequently asked questions

What is Kota Kinabalu like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its amazing swimming spots and snorkeling, Kota Kinabalu has a lot to offer the traveler planning a beach vacation. This romantic destination has 40 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it’s easy to find one that works for you.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Kota Kinabalu?
SKYPOD Hostel is a top 5-star beach resort with 2 outdoor pools and 6 restaurants. Other good options to stay near the beach include Gaya Island Resort and Raintree Beach & Golf Resort. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Dalit Beach or Pantai Pulau Mamutik.
What's the weather like in Kota Kinabalu?
Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit. 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 is there to see and do around Kota Kinabalu?
After arriving and checking into your hotel, you’ll probably want to explore your surroundings. Beach lovers can head straight to Dalit Beach or Pantai Pulau Mamutik for some quality time by the water. Take advantage of the area’s snorkeling and swimming, and make time for local attractions like Imago Shopping Mall and 1Borneo Hypermall. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Mount Kinabalu National Park or Centre Point.
What's the best way to get around Kota Kinabalu?
To get to Kota Kinabalu, book a flight to Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away. If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at Tanjung Aru Station. You can explore your water travel options at the marina.

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