Hotels in Tanjung Aru

Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu · 10 hotels available

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Popular hotels in Tanjung Aru

Golden Hill Hotel

Lot 10, Pekan Tanjung Aru Jalan Pinang, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

8.3 / 10

Very Good

The Crown Borneo Hotel

23, Jalan pinang Tanjung aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

8.0 / 10

Very Good

C'haya Hotel

Lot 7, Jalan Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

8.9 / 10

Very Good

Casuarina Hotel

Lorong Ikan Lais, Jalan Mat Salleh, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

7.8 / 10


Megah D'Aru Hotel

No. 2, Jalan Kinabalu, Tanjung Aru Township, , Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

8.3 / 10

Very Good

Seapark Condotel

Jalan Murni, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

Hin Loi Guesthouse

9, Jalan Serih, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88858

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

Tanjung Aru Vacation Home

No.3, Lorong 1 Sempelang, Taman Sempelang, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100

Borneo Beachouse Backpackers

Jalan Mat Salleh House, No.122 Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 88100



Tanjung Aru is located around 6 km from Kota Kinabalu city centre. It is one of the beaches that stretches along the West Coast of Sabah. Its name was derived from the casuarina trees which is locally called as ‘Aru’ trees that grow on the shoreline. Tanjung Aru provides the best spot to view the greatest sunset without having any obstruction.

How to Get There

By Plane

There are flights to Kota Kinabalu provided by Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air and Air Asia. From Kota Kinabalu airport, guests may then hail a taxi or a minivan to reach Tanjung Aru.

By Bus

Bus services to Tanjung Aru are available at Wawasan Plaza Bus Terminal.

By Train

The train station and terminal is located in Tanjung Aru that connects Tanjung Aru to Tenom and several other towns in between, managed by the Sabah State Railway providing daily services.

Tourist Attractions

Tanjung Aru Beach

A family favourite hangout spot for sightseeing and enjoying the breeze looking over a clear, open views of magnificent natural canvas of colours portraying the land, the sea and the sky. Food Stalls and seafood restaurants are abundant serving delicacies up until late at night. Park activities like simple jog and brisk walking are usually happens at the nearby Tanjung Aru Beach Park which is formerly known as Prince Phillip Park.

Signal Hill

Signal Hill is a hill once used to signal ships approaching the harbour. There is a roofed observation platform that offers the best place for getting the good view of Kota Kinabalu featuring a bird’s eye view of the town center as well as the distant view of Tanjung Aru and Likas Bay areas.

The Atkinson Clock Tower

This all wood, no nails clock tower was built in 1903 by Mary Edith Atkinson in remembrance of her son, Francis George Atkinson who died of Borneo fever or simply termed as ‘Malaria’ at the age of 28 years old. This tower has been marked as one of the three survived structures following the allied bombings during the World War II.

Gaya Street Sunday Market

If you happen to be spending your Sunday morning in Kota Kinabalu, do not miss the opportunity to visit the Gaya Street Sunday Market for only on Sunday, the length of Gaya Street is closed off to traffic to make way for this long generations-old family businesses fair. The market is open from 6.30 am to 1.00 pm. Shop for almost anything like local batik sarongs, fruits and flowers, arts and crafts, antiques and souvenirs, cakes and local delicacies, even pets and herbs.


Golden Hill Hotel

This boutique hotel provides a pleasant and comfortable stay while being in Tanjung Aru Beach. It offers no-frills accommodation suitable for budget travellers. Its great location helps in getting around easily.

Megah D’Aru Hotel

This hotel has a great location in Tanjung Aru Township and provides easy access to the area’s must see destinations. It offers great services and quality accommodations for enjoyable stay in nice, serene environment.

C’haya Hotel

This hotel is located in the greenest part of Tanjung Aru Township. Nestled within chic and cosy environment, the resort is easily accessible and worth the stay.

The Crown Borneo Hotel

For family vacation or leisure, this hotel provides a satisfactory comfort during your stay in Tanjung Aru Township. It has rooms with exquisite modern furnishings. It offers excellent services and facilities within immediate reach every time.

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

This hotel is a perfect choice for people seeking a comfortable treat for holiday in Tanjung Aru private sandy beach areas. It provides ample space and cosy feel room comes with the serenity of secluded tropical sea breeze and natural light.