Suria Sabah is a sophisticated one-stop city center shopping mall, designed with the beloved Sabahans and tourists in mind, and with a strong focus on local community building. The city center of Kota Kinabalu has developed to be one of the most vibrant city centers in the country with a balanced commerce activities and also functions as a tourism hub supported by many hotels and tourist attraction spots. Completed in July 2009, this mall was developed by Makamewah Sdn Bhd. Just a 3-minute walking distance from the public jetty, Jesselton Point, which is the main access point to the Tunku Abdul Rahman marine national park, many of the tourists walk through Suria Sabah mall on a daily basis since it is located in between the islands and the main city stretch where most hotels are. This malls features many famous local and international brands, ranging from fashion, accessories, footwear, beauty and personal care, fast food restaurants, cafes, book and stationaries, and telecommunication outlets. Apart from being a place to shop, Suria Sabah is also a place where people can have a great time with their loved ones.
Formerly known as Bond Street, Gaya Street is located in Kota Kinabalu and has been the centre of business for over a hundred years. Every Sunday morning, the span of Gaya Street is closed for traffic to make way for the fair. The fair starts as early as 6 am in the morning until 1 pm in the afternoon. This indeed is the best place to experience the culture and the lives of the Sabahans on a Sunday outing. Shop for anything under shady trees and over-sized umbrellas, like batik sarongs, fruits and flowers, arts and craft, footwear, antiques and souvenirs, cakes, even pets and herbs!
Tanjung Aru is located at the end of Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman and about 6 kilometres from Kota Kinabalu city, taking its name from the casuarinas or aru trees that fringe the fine sands. A great place to bring the family and your loved ones for quality time, visitor can either take a jog or stroll along the long stretch of sandy beach. The beach has countless stalls and restaurants to opt for. To get here, you can easily get to the Tanjung Aru Beach by getting on the bus with the 'Tanjung Aru Beach' sign from the bus terminal across from the City Hall or Wawasan Plaza.
Centrally located at the heart of Kota Kinabalu, Hyatt Regency Hotel is an ideal pick to start your exploration to discover all the natural beauty of Sabah. This hotel features 288 spacious guestrooms and suites, exquisitely designed with sophisticated comfort in mind. From these rooms and suites, guests get to enjoy some of the best views in Kota Kinabalu with scenic views of the sparkling South China Sea or the downtown Kota Kinabalu city surroundings. This place is equipped with an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, spa services and travel and tour arrangements. Also, guests get to choose from any of the six restaurants and bars to wine and dine, including the famous show kitchen, Tanjung Ria Kitchen. With picturesque settings facing the island-studded South China Sea, Hyatt Regency is also a famous venue for wedding reception apart from being a perfect gateway for business and leisure stay.
Located only 0.12 km away from the hippest ifestyle mall in town, Suria Sabah, Hotel Grandis is the latest hotel to grace Kota Kinabalu’s sublime landscape tucked at the pulse of Kota Kinabalu city, a mere 15 minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport. This hotel is named after Ascidieria Grandis (Eria Grandis), an endemic orchid found on Mount Kinabalu. With a wide range of rooms to choose from, this hotel offers its guests and residences many services including concierges, a shopping mall, all-day- dining at the Rosea Cafe, stunning swimming pools for adults and kids as well as a meeting room and a conference room, all are designed with guests’ convenience in mind.