Discover a selection of 119 holiday rentals in Kota Kinabalu that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 34 per night, and flats & apartments and houses are popular options for a stay in Kota Kinabalu. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The charming area of Kota Kinabalu awaits your stay

The island views and parks create a pretty picture of Kota Kinabalu. Travellers to this romantic city praise the boating, diving and snorkelling. Sabah State Mosque and Likas Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Kota Kinabalu

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Kota Kinabalu for its boating and swimming. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Kota Kinabalu a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Sedco Square (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Water World Theme Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Tuaran Crocodile Farm (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Kipandi Butterfly Farm (14.3 mi / 23 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kota Kinabalu

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Kota Kinabalu. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • KK Esplanade (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Signal Hill Observatory Platform (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Kota Kinabalu Wetlands Centre (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Tanjung Aru Perdana Park (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Mamutik Island (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kota Kinabalu

Fly into Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.5 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Tanjung Aru Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Kota Kinabalu?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 119 vacation rentals near Kota Kinabalu. From 92 flats & apartments to 22 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kota Kinabalu for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.