Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu · 14 hotels available
Whether you are looking to get away for the weekend or an entire week, this beach is the perfect place to pay a visit. Taking its name from the casuarinas or aru trees that fringe the fine sands, Tanjung Aru is located at the end of Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman and about 6 kilometres from Kota Kinabalu city. A great place to bring the family and your loved ones for quality time, there is a park here which is called the Tanjung Aru Beach Park or formerly known as the Prince Philip Park. You can either take a jog or stroll along the long stretch of sandy beach. If there’s anything that people like to do the most, eating probably makes it to the top of the list.Tanjung Aru Beach has transformed quite a lot from being a gathering point for hawker stalls to restaurants and beachside cafes. The beach has countless stalls and restaurants to opt for, from whether you want to drink fruit shakes all day long, or enjoy a meal composed of chicken, beef, peanuts, corn or anything else that you wish. 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. Bus fare is around RM1.50. You can also go by taxi, at RM15 per taxi (up to four persons).
Surrounded by a man made lagoon which gives a serenely gorgeous and dramatic look to the mosque especially on a full moon night, it is by far the largest mosque in the city and possibly the most beautiful one in Malaysia. Also known as City Mosque, the architectural design is based on the Nabawi Mosque in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. This mosque has a prayer hall which houses three madrasahs and can accommodate from 9, 000 to 12, 000 worshippers at a time. It is located at Pasir Road on the shores of Likas Bay.
An institution of higher education that produces human resources, experts and professionals in a variety of fields, UMS is located in Kota Kinabalu and has set for itself to impart high quality education to local and global community of students and scholars. Offering sixty four (64) programmes of studies through ten (10) faculties for undergraduate as well as postgraduate studies, UMS has made consistent efforts to develop modern infrastructures and mechanisms, and a capable academic faculty supported by efficient management to provide an effective platform for nurturing young generations.
The Magellan Sutera Resort enjoys a private and exclusive beach front area overlooking the South China Sea and its tropical islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. A magnificent 5-star resort with 456 rooms and suites in Kota Kinabalu, this resort is a top choice among families and couples and those seeking a relaxing, tropical holiday in Borneo. With fine timber furnishings and traditional handicraft artifacts, guests staying at the Magellan Club enjoy personalized check-in services, prime sea-view suites and exclusive dining for breakfast and cocktails at the Magellan Club Lounge. Also, the extensive selection of international and local dishes and famous wood-fired pizzas are complemented by a lively cocktail menu are available at the restaurants and bistros here.
The grand entrance and high-ceiling lobby lounge offer an uninterrupted, panoramic view of the ocean and is a popular meeting point for leisure and business travellers. Located in a close proximity with many local attractions such as Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu (0.52 km), IMAGO Shopping Mall (0.57 km), KK City Waterfront (1.25 km), and Filipino Market (1.56 km), the luxurious 5-star The Pacific Sutera Hotel in Kota Kinabalu features 500 immaculately appointed rooms and suites with contemporary decor and dramatic views of either the sprawling golf course or of the sea and nearby tropical islands.