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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tanjung Aru beach have the most beautiful sunset view in Kota Kinabalu. It also located very near KK city, around 10 min from city. It used to have lots of food stalls nearby, but has been transfer to other place nowadays.

Thank raylim888
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are down in KK, make sure you catch the sunset here in Tanjung Aru. Tourists come by the busload to watch the sunset here. Tip - there is a golf club nearby that has a cafe/restaurant open to the public. Catch the sunset...More

Thank DrAbdullahUTM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot really walk at the beach, but it is nice view with saltiness and fishiness in the air. Nice place for sunset.

1  Thank ekta p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is only accessible through Shangri-la. Even so, it might be difficult to find a good spot to take a nice sunset photo when the time comes. So do come early if that's what you're after. You won't be disappointed if weather permits. Be...More

1  Thank AL_in_SG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a great location to see one of the best sunset in the world.......lots of tourists...... great sandy beach but water is not clear.....

2  Thank Chan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reckon this beach offers you one of the best, if not most beautiful sunset in Kota Kinabalu. It is definitely worth a visit if you time to spare and spend some time relaxing at the beach area.

1  Thank BernardK546
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a 'dead' beach because there's nothing to do over there except free swimming, local mentioned that all activities such as surfing etc are no longer seen here. Having said that, this is definitely a great place to capture the beautiful sunset of Kota...More

Thank DavidWeetw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the best place to view the sunset on a good day. The view can well be the best in the world.

Thank FL T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tanjung Aru Beach is a few kilometres south of the city of Kota Kinabalu. It is picturesque on a sunny day with some of the nearby islands as a backdrop. Recommended!

1  Thank daf57
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The view is very good but the sea is not good for any water activities. The beach is very spacious so that you can always find a perfect camera spot.

Thank Manfei H
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Response from Chrislcc | Reviewed this property |
Basically it is a long and wide sand beach suitable for most of the beach activities including swimming, sand castle etc. There isn't much amenities in the park next to the beach but it is still a nice linear park for... More