The compilation list of interesting places in Sabah.

New places encountered will be updated accordingly.

Guide to Food in Kota Kinabalu and Sabah - here

A leisure travel to Sabah will not be perfect without staying near our beaches! And there's nothing lesser than our Kota Kinabalu Villas could offer here!

The following are all the destination and town area which reachable by land, air and sea. Exploring Kota Kinabalu and Sabah. A guide for you and me.

Featured :
- Day Trip : Kundasang and Mesilau
- Day Trip : K.K. Heritage Walk
- Day Trip : City Tours in K.K.

Accomodation :
- Backpackers
   1) Vibrant Hostel

- Hotels
  1) Promenade Hotel

   - Gaya Island
     * Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa (BRIRS)
     * Gayana Marine Resort 

   - Mamutik Island
     * Trial Diving Day Trip with Borneo Divers Academy
     * Day Trip 

   - Manukan Island
     * 2 Days 1 Night (with VLOG)
     * Day Trip

    - Sapi Island  
     * Day Trip (with VLOG)
     * World Longest Island to Island Zipline

   - Survivor Island (Pulau Tiga)
     * Day trip ith Borneo Eagle Resort


* Downtown K.K City
      * Annual Event : CNY Night Markets (every where in K.K.)

    - Filipino Market 
      * During the Day
      * During the Night

* Inanam
   - Mari-Mari Cultural Village - Entries & Videos
     * The Dusun House
     * The Murut Tribe
* Penampang
   - Lembah Impian Resort
   - Kampung Babagon 
     * Tagal (Fresh Water System by villages here in Sabah)

   - Kampung Notoruss
      * Tagal Tinopikon Park (Local village)

* Sembulan
   - Sutera Harbour Resort
     * Honeymoon Suite at Pacific Sutera
     * Chava Spa 
     * Mandara Spa
     * Annual Event : Sabah Fest
     * Annual Event : KK Jazz Festival
     * Annual Event : Sunset Charity Run
     * Annual Event : Celebration PCA (KK) Charity Dinner & Concert

* Tanjung Aru
    - Cocoa Boutique


The following are other town in Sabah which are reachable by air and/or land.

* Beaufort
    - Weston Wetland Sanctuary (Part I and Part II)

* Kota Belud
   - Polumpung Melangkap View Camp Site
   - Yearly Tamu Besar (Grand Market) 2016
   - River Cruise at Tempasuk River (Day Trip)
   - Matanani Island (Mermaid Island)

* Kuala Penyu
   - Kampung Tempurung

* Kudat
   - The Village House
  - Simpang Mengayau (The Tip of Borneo)
     * Annual Event : Tip of Borneo Music Festival
* Kundasang
   - Mitraville Meditation Centre
   - Kinabalu Pine Resort
   - Rose Garden
   - Don Bosco Children's Home (Bundu Tuhan)
   - Foods to eat :
     * Red Bananas

* Menggatal
   - Kokol Haven Resort and Kasih Sayang Health Resort

* Papar
   - Borneo Cultural Village

* Sandakan
   ** Food in Sandakan
   ** Guide to Food and Places - 3 Days 2 Nights (V.1)

   - Mile 0 (Town)
     * Four Points by Sheraton
      *Historical Trail - St Michael's & All Angels Church 1888

   - Mile 5
     * Buddhist Temples of Puu Jih Shih 普济寺 & Feng Shan Shi 凤山寺

   - Mile 14
     * Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre

* Ranau
   - Moroli River of Luanti Baru Village (Fish Massage  and Tagal)
   - Sabah Tea Garden
     * The Garden and Tea House
     * Long House and Cottages
   - Poring Hot Spring
     * Hot Water Sulfur Spring
     * Canopy Walk

* Tamparuli
   - Upside Down House in Borneo (The First in South East Asia)

* Tawau
   - Pasar Tanjung Tawau (Local Production Market)
   - Foods to eat :
     * Sin Lee Cuisine (梨园小厨)
     * Cythia Eatery (夜来香)
     * Kedai Kopi Yung Lee Fatt ( 隆裕发茶餐室)

* Tenom
   - Sabah Agricultural Park

* Tuaran
   - Tembara River Cruise, Kg. Serusup (Mangrove nature sight seeing and activities)
   - Borneo Kelly Bay
   - Tuaran Crocodile Farm
   - Karambunai
     * Lagoon Park
     * Nexus Karambunai Beach Resort

- Malaysia Monument -


  1. Thank you for the interesting list. I hope to visit with my kids in the future.

  2. i wanna go sabah badly...especially sipadan island...



  3. I always wanna explore Sabah, but the flight ticket from KL to Kota is even more expensive than that to Bali. Hope that I can catch the very cheap flight in this year. Anyways, thanks so much for the great post!

    1. Do come and explore Sabah!
      I went to Vietnam before and it was nice and authentic experience I had. :)

  4. I'm a Malaysian from Kuala Lumpur. Going to KK on next month & still finalizing my itinerary..