Overview of Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is the capital of Malaysia’s Sabah state in the northern part of the island of Borneo. Often referred to as KK, it’s a coastal city partly surrounded by rainforest. It's known for its bustling markets, modern boardwalk, beaches and waterfront Kota Kinabalu City Mosque. It is also a gateway to Kinabalu National Park.

Where to stay

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa.

          

A gentle breeze caresses your face as you wake to the sound of waves lapping the beach. The balcony opens up to an inspiring vista of sparkling coral islands and swaying palm trees. This is the beginning of your vacation in our award-winning hotel in Kota Kinabalu.

Located just 10 minutes away from the city, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu, is a luxurious, tranquil retreat that provides the perfect setting for an amazing tropical getaway. Sophistication surrounds you in a lavishly decorated suite inspired by Borneo's rich cultural heritage.

Things to do

Departing from STAR Marina, the private jetty exclusively owned and operated by the resort, you head to the neighbouring coral islands, which are part of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. The clear blue waters surrounding the islands offer an amazing snorkeling experience with tropical fish and coral. Here, you can get your heart pumping with adrenaline by participating in water sports on the South China Sea. One of the key attractions in Kota Kinabalu is the Orangutan tours seeing orangutans in their natural habitat.  

           

For all your high-end, bespoke leisure and corporate travel needs to Kota Kinbalu, contact our Travel Managers on 0203 535 9290. You can also contact us on  leisure@simplexitytravel.com or corporate@simplexitytravel.com today.

 

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