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The Pacific Sutera Hotel
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
5.0 out of 5.0 1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu
4.2/5 (1,364 reviews)
RM525/ night for 2 guests

Clear waters around d resort but not meant for swimming though. Convenient transfer to the nearby islands.

Reviewed on 30 Jan,2019
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
5.0 out of 5.0 Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu
Free cancellation
4.3/5 (976 reviews)
RM450/ night for 2 guests

all good best good and friendly staff

Reviewed on 18 Feb,2019
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5.0 out of 5.0 No. 20, Jalan Aru, Kota Kinabalu
4.3/5 (1,214 reviews)
RM744/ night for 2 guests

Unfortunately I could not enjoy the beach due to jellyfish....

Reviewed on 7 Jan,2019
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5.0 out of 5.0 Pantai Dalit Beach, Tuaran
4.5/5 (835 reviews)
RM657/ night for 2 guests

This is an amazing resort. It has everything you need. The restaurants are great the pools are awesome. The grounds are well keep. The staff are so friendly. So many activities. Just the perfect place to go and relax.

Reviewed on 8 Feb,2019
Gaya Island Resort
Gaya Island Resort
5.0 out of 5.0 Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Gaya Island
4.4/5 (346 reviews)
RM1,080/ night for 2 guests

Nice staying, staff is really kind and helpful always. They have servals actitites to provide to the guests (free or charges) in the island. Good place for relaxing holiday.

Reviewed on 8 Dec,2018
The Magellan Sutera Resort
The Magellan Sutera Resort
5.0 out of 5.0 1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu
4.2/5 (827 reviews)
RM684/ night for 2 guests

Hotel was good with lots of facilities. The rooms where nice and cleaned daily with a turn down service at night. Staff were friendly and good.

Reviewed on 6 Feb,2019
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5.0 Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Kota Kinabalu
3.8/5 (644 reviews)
RM504/ night for 2 guests

Great beach. The food was good. I liked the gym. Good resort!

Reviewed on 1 Jan,2019
Gayana Marine Resort
Gayana Marine Resort
5.0 out of 5.0 Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island
4.2/5 (273 reviews)
RM1,132/ night for 2 guests

very good. kindly staff and excellent landscape. I saw Clownfish.

Reviewed on 23 Oct,2018
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5.0 out of 5.0 Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu
Free cancellation
4.2/5 (877 reviews)
RM421/ night for 2 guests

Alhamdulillah. Terima kasih

Reviewed on 16 Feb,2019
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When to Visit Kota Kinabalu


Here's what you can expect from the weather while you are staying in Kota Kinabalu:


  • Hottest months: April, May, June, and July, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: June, January, July, and February, with an average temperature of 76°F
  • Driest months: February, March, April, and May, with an average rainfall of 0.16 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, July, October, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.43 inches

Exploring Kota Kinabalu


Take in some sights and attractions while you're in Kota Kinabalu by visiting Sabah State Mosque, Likas Stadium, and 1 Borneo Hypermall. If you have extra time while you're in the area, you might want to stop by Lok Kawi Wildlife Park and Sedco Square.


Other things that make Kota Kinabalu unique are its:
  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Marina
  • Parks

Getting Around Kota Kinabalu


Take advantage of local transportation options that make it easy to see Kota Kinabalu. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Tanjung Aru Station.