Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Sabah, Malaysia
Tunku Abdul Rahman Islands
It is not just Sabah’s East Coast that is blessed with beautiful islands. Explore the five cluster of islands that are just a short boat ride away.
Getting there: The jetty is 5 minutes walk from Grandis.
Recommendation: Our favourite island, Pulau Sapi, is the smallest island but it is rich in marine and coral life.
Fun fact: Pulau Gaya was the original trading settlement of the British North Borneo Chartered Company.
Mount Kinabalu National Park, Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia
Mount Kinabalu National Park
The majestic national park is one of the most visited attractions in Sabah.
Getting there: You will need to arrange for transport and it takes around 90 minutes to reach the national park.
Recommendation: If you want to hike the mountain, you have to plan ahead at there is a daily limit of 120 hikers.
Kota Kinabalu, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Gaya Street Sunday Market
Held every Sunday morning along the quaint Gaya Street, it is always filled with locals and tourists alike! Here you can purchase handmade arts and craft.
Getting there: 10 minutes walk from Grandis.
Recommendation: Go before 9am to avoid the crowd.
Fun fact: Gaya Street serves as the commercial centre of the city and there are many local delights to sample at the numerous coffeehouses.
Sky Blu Bar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Sunset at Kota Kinabalu
Nothing completes the list like Kota Kinabalu’s spectacular sunset. Voted as one of the best amongst travellers, find a spot along the coast to enjoy the view.
Recommendation: You can enjoy the sunset from our rooftop bar, Waterfront esplanade or Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort.
Fun fact: Kota Kinabalu is famous for its vivid sunsets, did you know they are caused by dust?
Sabah Tourism Board, Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
KK Free Walking Tour
A free walking tour around the city which is fully subsidized by Sabah Tourism Board. Kota Kinabalu, affectionately known as KK by the locals, is a popular tourism getaway and a major gateway into Sabah and Borneo Island.
Things to note about the KK Free Walking Tour:
- 3 x weekly (Tue, Thur, Sat)
- Start at: 0900 hrs
- Tour would run approximately 2 hours
- Max. Number of Participants: 15 people
- Kindly bring your own water, food and sunscreen
Meeting point is at Sabah Tourism Board building in Gaya Street. Bookings can be made> www.freewalk.sabahtourism.com/#booking