Luxury Hotels in Kota Tinggi Town, Kota Tinggi


Kota Tinggi is a town and capital of Kota Tinggi District, Johor. It is located around 42 kilometers north-east of Johor Bahru, on the road to Mersing. Kota Tinggi is also the name of the district, Kota Tinggi District, where the town is situated. Kota Tinggi is known as a historical town because the Sultanate of Johor was established there. Many historical tombs are found here including the famous Sultan Mahmud Mangkat Di Julang Mausoleum, Makam Bendahara Tun Habib Abdul Majid and Makam Tauhid in Kampung Makam. Makam Laksamana Bentan is located in Kampung Kelantan.

How to Get There

By Plane

You can board Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia, Malindo Air and Firefly flight to Kota Tinggi nearest airport, Senai International Airport. From the airport you may take bus, taxi, uber , grab car or shuttle to reach Kota Tinggi where it takes 46 minutes’ drive away.

By Car

You may drive to Kota Tinggi where it takes 5 hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur via the North-South Expressway. If you travel from Singapore you may use Singapore Causeway or Second Link Expressway that connect Singapore to Johor as well as the rest of the peninsula.

By Bus

Kota Tinggi is easily accessible by bus. There are frequent buses such as Maju 227, Causeway Link 6B, and Transit Link 41 between downtown Johor Bahru Jalan Wong Ah Fook and Kota Tinggi bus terminal at Jalan Niaga Utama. The journey takes 1 hour or more, depending on the bus number and traffic conditions. There are non-stop Mara Liner coach services four times a day from Johor Bahru Larkin Bus Terminal to Kota Tinggi.

By Ferry

Kota Tinggi can also be reached by ferry from Changi terminal in Singapore where tourists need to pass through the immigration check point at Tanjung Belungkur ferry terminal upon arrival.

Tourist Attractions

Kota Tinggi Waterfall

Kota Tinggi waterfall is one of the main attractions in Kota Tinggi where one can enjoy the natural beauty of refreshing waterfalls. It is an ideal recreational retreat for the locals and tourists. Here you can enjoy the cool and fresh water with the beautiful nature surrounding, swimming in clear crystal water and as a perfect spot for visitors who wish for a breath of fresh and unpolluted mountain air.

Kuala Sedili

The sleepy fishing town of Kuala Sedili or Tanjung Sedili located 37 km north-east of Kota Tinggi town and is the second largest fishing port in east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. For the fishing enthusiast a visit to Kuala Sedili is an ideal place during your stay in Kota Tinggi.

Kota Tinggi Firefly Park

Kota Tinggi Firefly Park has been marked as one of the favorite spots for tourist to experience the Chritmas tree effect with the help of friendly fireflies who light up the trees. The experience and emotion that is evoked from watching fireflies is truly remarkable and romantic for you and your partner. The boat tour among the mangroves started at 7 pm and lasted for about 45 minutes.

Mount Panti Recreational Forest

Mount Panti Recreational Forest is an ideal gateway where you will have a relaxing holiday with the best of nature’s offering. The location of the recreational forest is a short drive away from the town of Kota Tinggi. It is set amidst lush greenery, shading you from the heat of the day and the serenity here is worth the effort of driving all the way here. Here is a great place to stay over and have a camping trip with your loved ones. You will enjoy a serene holiday surrounded by greenery.

Sultan Mahmud Mangkat Di Julang Mausoleum

Sultan Mahmud Mangkat Di Julang Mausoleum is a famous historical tomb in Kota Tinggi District, Johor in Malaysia. It is situated in a village of Kampung Makam near Kota Tinggi town. Its main feature is the Tomb of Sultan Mahmud Shah II, who was the last ruler of Johor descended from the Sultans of Malacca.


Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor

Staying at Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor is a perfect choice when you are visiting Kota Tinggi. This resort located near to Senai International Airport within 1.87 km. As a luxury 5-star resort it provides exclusive services and facilities to guests. This hotel is the splendid choice for you who are seeking a luxurious treat for your holiday.

Amansari Residence Resort

Amansari Residence Resort is a 4-star resort is the wise choice while in Kota Tinggi. For travelers who wish to travel in luxury and comfortable stay, Amansari Resort is the perfect place to stay that provides decent facilities as well as great services.