Kota Kinabalu city is where all the action is in Sabah. Also known as KK, this area is one of the major industrial and commercial centres of East Malaysia as well as being home to the international airport, huge shopping complexes and world class Kota Kinabalu hotels.
This capital city has so much going for it and we recommend a few days here to really soak ... More>it up. A taxi is easily hailed from outside your Kota Kinabalu hotel and from here- the island is your oyster. Climb to the top of the KK Observatory and see the famous Jesselton Clock Tower. It's one of the oldest structures in Kota Kinabalu. There's a handful of markets and malls to discover and a visit to the Sabah Museum is a must. In the water, the shores of Kota Kinabalu Beach and the neighbouring islands are filled with world class diving sites, meaning even the most curious adventurer will be satisfied. Deep sea dives, leisure, technical diving and snorkelling are all available and are easily arranged through your KK hotel. Kota Kinabalu is also one of the best and cheapest places in Malaysia for exciting deep sea fishing trips.
For dinner, you can get Chinese, Indian, Malay, and more in the centre of town while waiting for the nightlife to come alive in the later hours. For those who want to take on Mt Kinabalu, head to Kundasang and hike the 8.9 kilometres to the summit. There is also Sandakan on the East Coast which you can get to by bus for some further exploration. What ever your Borneo wish is, we have the region covered with our range of Kota Kinabalu hotels to make it come true. Book now!