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What's Kota Kinabalu Like?

Kota Kinabalu is a romantic destination known for its marina. Enjoy fun activities like boating and swimming. If you're hunting for the perfect souvenir, you may want to head to 1 Borneo Hypermall to shop. Sabah State Mosque and Likas Stadium are other popular sights to see.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Kota Kinabalu?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Kota Kinabalu and the surrounding area:

  • • 11 5-star accommodations from USD 141 per night
  • • 33 4-star accommodations from USD 49 per night
  • • 147 3-star accommodations from USD 17 per night
  • • 42 2-star accommodations from USD 7 per night
  • • 2 1-star accommodations from USD 5 per night

How to Get to Kota Kinabalu

Flights to Kota Kinabalu

  • • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), 4 mi (6.5 km) from central Kota Kinabalu

Things to See and Do in Kota Kinabalu

What to See In Kota Kinabalu

  • • Sabah State Mosque
  • • Likas Stadium
  • • Atkinson Clock Tower
  • • KK Esplanade
  • • All Saint's Cathedral

Things to Do in Kota Kinabalu

  • • 1 Borneo Hypermall
  • • Centre Point
  • • Sedco Square
  • • Local Fruits Market
  • • Warisan Square

Other Popular Kota Kinabalu Attractions

  • • Filipino Market
  • • Kompleks Asia City
  • • KK Plaza
  • • Kota Kinabalu Central Market
  • • Gaya Street Sunday Market

When Is the Best Time to Visit Kota Kinabalu?

  • • Hottest months: April, May, August, July (average 89°F)
  • • Coldest months: April, September, March, October (average 76°F)
  • • Rainiest months: November, October, July, and September (average 0.43 inches of rainfall)