Travelling to Kota Kinabalu
Welcome to Kota Kinabalu, often referred to as KK, it’s home to the magnificent Mount Kinabalu. If you’re not keen on hiking up Malaysia’s highest mountain, fret not – Kota Kinabalu has plenty more to offer. Venture into mangrove forests, hop on a speedboat to a nearby island, or even just stay in the city and explore its museums and craft markets. Adventures are endless in this tropical city!
There are surprises and wonder in all of Kota Kinabalu, in every corner and street you cross. Here are a few exciting places to explore:
A Taste of Kota Kinabalu
Try popular dishes such as the hearty Roti Cobra (Flatbread served with a sunny side up egg, vegetables, meats and gravy), which is both filling and comforting. For a taste of the best local delicacies in KK, visit ASquare Container Street Food Night Market and Kota Kinabalu Gaya Street Food.
Top Kota Kinabalu Experiences
Kota Kinabalu has different experiences for every visitor, from scaling mountain tops to shopping for the best bargains. There’s something for everyone. Stay close to it all at our IHG® Hotels.
Snorkelling at Sapi Island
Kota Kinabalu City Waterfront
Mari Mari Cultural Village, Kokol Hill, Sabah State Museum