• Tunku Abdul Rahman Islands

    Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Sabah, Malaysia .

    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

    Mount Kinabalu National Park, Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia .

    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.

  • Gaya Street Sunday Market

    Kota Kinabalu, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia .

    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.

  • Sunset at Kota Kinabalu

    Sky Blu Bar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia .

    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?

  • Floating Mosque

    43, Jalan Pasir, Kampung Likas, 88858 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah .

    Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is the second major mosque built in the city of Kota Kinabalu , Sabah , Malaysia after the State Mosque.  It is partially surrounded by a human-made lagoon; this has given rise to the nickname "The Floating Mosque". It has a maximum capacity of 12,000 worshipers. 

    Getting there: Less than 15 minutes from Hotel Grandis