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Kota Kinabalu Travel Guide

You'll savor every moment in alluring Kota Kinabalu. The travel gurus at Orbitz can help you get your escape underway by bundling terrific-value hotels and flights. Select your desired hotels, airfares, experiences and rental cars for savings of about $369^! Bundling your bookings is one of the best ways to save money. Not only that, but you'll be able to customize your travels by selecting from 500 partner airlines and no less than 500,000 accommodations across the globe. You have the freedom to choose!

Where is Kota Kinabalu?

Wondering where exactly Kota Kinabalu sits on the map? It's situated 1,000 miles east of Kuala Lumpur, the national capital, and 25 miles north of Papar. The population of this area of Sabah is approximately 460,000.

Places to Visit in Kota Kinabalu

While you're here, we suggest you add the Sabah State Mosque and 1 Borneo Hypermall to your schedule. Centre Point features an extensive range of shopping outlets and eateries. Want some more options? If you love shopping, you'll find retail heaven at City Mall. Whether it's souvenirs, fashion or general supplies you need, you're more than likely to discover it here. But that's not all! Step off the lively streets and into a calming house of prayer at All Saint's Cathedral. Stop for a few moments of quiet contemplation or simply admire its meaningful artworks.

Car Rentals in Kota Kinabalu

Want to discover the region on your own terms? Be the architect of your own adventure by checking out car rentals in Kota Kinabalu with a little help from Orbitz. Flying in? Europcar at Kota Kinabalu International Airport is the vendor to visit after collecting your baggage.

Where to stay in Kota Kinabalu – Hotel Accommodation

Orbitz is here to help you pick the best place to stay in this epic destination. At present, we list 144 hotels in Kota Kinabalu. If you appreciate all things luxury, the Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa is a brilliant option. Also check out the Gayana Marine Resort. Alternatively, have a think about the D'Beach Street Lodge and the Le Hotel Kota Kinabalu. These are our top economical accommodations.

Nearest Airports to Kota Kinabalu

Located 4 miles to the south of Kota Kinabalu's center, Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) is where your getaway begins. Once you've grabbed your suitcase from the baggage carousel, you'll be soaking up the best bits of Kota Kinabalu soon enough!

Popular Places to Visit Near Kota Kinabalu

If you have seen the best of Kota Kinabalu and have a day to spare, don't panic! Just 17 miles away is Tuaran, and you definitely won't be bored here. Upside Down House is a fantastic place to start discovering the culture of the area. The Tuaran Crocodile Farm and the Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club are more fantastic spots to visit. Searching for more options? Bongawan is 40 miles from Kota Kinabalu. Visit for attractions including the Nurul Hidayah Pekan Bongawan Mosque, the Membakut Chinese Temple and the Borneo Golf and Country Club. You have all the options in the world!

No Cancellation Fees

We're aware that sometimes things have to change. So, if you need to cancel or amend your bookings you will never receive a fee from us.^ If you act fast, your airline or hotel may not charge either.

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