Kota Kinabalu and Surrounding Areas

Kota Kinabalu, is the heart beat of Sabah, one of Malaysia’s 13 states located in north Borneo. Its environs have a wide range of attractions to enchant and excite visitors of all ages.

There are rainforests, mountains and fast-flowing rivers; islands with sandy beaches and coral reefs; rice plains and swamp forests which are home to Borneo’s strange Proboscis Monkey; quaint villages and contemporary shopping malls’ ritual; observances and nightclubs’ luxurious resorts with spas and golf courses, and villages home-stays where a whole new way of life can be experienced.

This book offers an insight into Kota Kinabalu and its surroundings, places which can easily be reached on a day trip by visitors staying in the city. Major places of interest in Kota Kinabalu and the rest of the West Coast District are included, ranging as far north as Kota Belud and east to Kinabalu Park, and to part of the Interior District, including Beaufort and the Klias Peninsula.