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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 NT$3,874 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! (1,159 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
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah
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The price is NT$3,719 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 ...

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
Borneo Beach Villas
4 out of 5
Pool Villa 163, Precinct Dillenia, Jalan Sepanggar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$1,928 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 ...

4/5Very Good! (304 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 2020/2/24

Borneo Beach Villas
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is NT$3,986 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 2020/1/6

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Gayana Marine Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island, Sabah
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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 2020/3/1

Gayana Marine Resort
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
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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 2020/1/20

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 2020/1/28

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 NT$13,072 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 2020/1/8

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
Borneo Golf Resort
3 out of 5
KM69, Papar Beaufort Highway, Locked Bag No. 8, Bongawan, Sabah
The price is NT$2,273 per night

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

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
Kasih Sayang Health Resort
3 out of 5
Kampung Sinagang, Bukit Kokol Menggatal, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$1,240 per night

Situated in Kota Kinabalu, this resort is 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from Mari Mari Cultural Village and within 12 mi (20 km) of 1Borneo Hypermall and University of Malaysia ...

4.2/5Very Good! (25 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 2020/2/1

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 NT$3,874 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,159 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
Borneo Beach Villas
Borneo Beach Villas
4 out of 5
Pool Villa 163, Precinct Dillenia, Jalan Sepanggar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$1,928 per night
4/5Very Good! (304 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 2020/2/24

Borneo Beach Villas
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah
The price is NT$3,719 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
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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 9 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. Borneo Beach Villas - Beach property with a 4-star rating. Has an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and a 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 Sapi Island. Amenities include 2 restaurants, a poolside bar, and an outdoor pool. Guests love the dining options. 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 (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), 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.