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Things to do in Tanjong Aru

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Nature
“THE place to be to see the sunset if you're in KK. Nice long beach and a park next to it. There are stalls selling food and souvenirs also. Come in the morning when it's cooler because the sun is in your back or slightly later in the afternoon when the sun is cooler and catch the sunset. Can be quite crowded with tourists during weekends.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Plaza
“The beach is situated very near to the Kota Kinabalu city; thus, it avoids you to waste most of your time on the road. Upon arriving, you will instantly feel the cooling sea breeze brushing across your face while you take shade under the aru trees, in which the name of the beach was derived from. You can have your amazing Insta photo here!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the best place to watch sunset, considered one of the top in the world! Nice comfy sofa and lounges to lay down to catch the sunset. The Mojito was not so good, but the G & T fine. The margarita was also good.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great local cuisine combined with western cuisine. Great sunset view is a plus!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Resort
“To get the best sunset in KK you have to have visit the Sunset Bar at Shangri-La. It has the best sunset view with incorporated with the 5 national park island. Big juicy burger, large selection of buffet and also nice fine dining restaurant. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Perdana Park is a leisure area which offers a range of recreational activities and eateries. The park features a running track and is a popular spot for runners. Popular for its Musiacal Fountain. Entry is RM1 per car.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Gym
“Perdana Park is a leisure area which offers a range of recreational activities and eateries. The park features a running track and is a popular spot for runners.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Malay Restaurant
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“Lesser choices on type of seafood but their cooking are really awesome. Specially the salted eggs fried base and their butter fried. Special seafood fried rice as well, is their star dish. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located on the Level 3 at Aeropod. Good dining experience with good food and services”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“Opposite Aeropod SOVO K1 Lobby, Free shuttle bus is provided: (1) Aeropod-Airport-Aeropod (2) Aeropod-Shangri-La-Imago-Suria Sabah-Gaya Street-Aeropod ”
  • 1 local recommends
Food Court
“A Food Court to be exact open daily Lunch Afternoon - 9pm. Food : Korean , Indian , Malay , Chinese , Western”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“You make choose to travel to interior of Sabah namely Papar, Beaufort, Tenom by train. It is cheap but limited trips per day. Nearest station to Koko Homestay is Putatan Railway Station.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the best seafood restaurant in town. Thai massage before the dinner wash away the tiredness.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“This is one of the memorable historic spots in Kota Kinabalu city and it makes people feel very comfortable with the fresh air & harmony environment. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Perdana Park is a leisure area which offers a range of recreational activities and eateries. The park features a running track and is a popular spot for runners. In between runs, you can opt to squeeze in a quick workout at any of the exercise areas found around the lake. Take a soothing (barefoot) walk on the ‘reflexology path’ while your children occupy themselves at any of the two playgrounds found here. Perdana Park offers one of the best seats in town to enjoy a spectacular sunset on a clear day. Visitors are also spoilt for choice with the wide selection of eateries found here. But the main attraction of Perdana Park is none other than the musical water fountain which comes alive from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, Mondays to Thursdays. On weekends, the performance runs an extra half hour. Each sessions runs for 20 minutes with 10-minutes intervals. The water fountain is fascinatingly synchronized to the accompanying music and lights, creating a dazzling visual display. Children especially love watching the sudden bursts of water, sprouting and leaping in the air to the sounds of local tunes such as ‘Sayang Kinabalu’ as well as classical favourites by the likes of Mozart. The park is handicap-friendly with wheelchair ramps and reserved parking space for the disable. Entrance to the park is free but parking charges apply.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Great local cuisine combined with western cuisine. Great sunset view is a plus!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located on the Level 3 at Aeropod. Good dining experience with good food and services”
  • 2 locals recommend
Malay Restaurant
“Lesser choices on type of seafood but their cooking are really awesome. Specially the salted eggs fried base and their butter fried. Special seafood fried rice as well, is their star dish. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the best seafood restaurant in town. Thai massage before the dinner wash away the tiredness.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Do not fall to those tourist trap. I am sure here where you can taste all the Sabahan Local Favourite cuisine. It's my own family cafe and you get to taste all of the local breakfast over there! Laksa, toast, bat kuh teh, Teh Tarik and etc. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Authentic Shanghai Cuisine since 1968. one of the oldest yet finest Shanghai cuisine ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends

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