places of interest
Gaya Street Fair
At the footstep of Eden54, the popular street bazaar that takes place every Sunday along the famous historical stretch of Gaya Street. Selling everything from animals to rare antiques, it is a great place to find Borneo-inspired accessories and souvenirs for friends and family.
Tanjung Aru Beach
Tg. Aru’s sandy coastlines are the cosmopolitan playground for KK’s city folk after a long day at the office. Relax and savor a cocktail from the beachside bar, and listen as the sound of waves mingle with live traditional music of Sabah’s ethnic people, played to the crowd of locals and tourists who gather to enjoy the ambience of its beachside panorama.
Sabah Foundation Building (Yayasan Sabah)
The Sabah Foundation building is an architectural landmark of the city. Built in the Modernist style of the 1970s, the free-standing structure is one of only four such buildings in the world and the tallest building in Borneo. It’s 18th floor hosts a revolving fine dining restaurant and bar - Atmosphere - the choice gathering spot for expatriates and Sabah’s high society. Only in Sabah - it’s never lonely at the top.
Feeling adventurous? The Night Markets are a popular place to find one-of-a-kind accessories such as bracelets, necklaces and brooches. Discover multi-hued arrays of pearls and crystal jewelry sold on the street. The backlanes of Sinsuran Commercial Centre next to Le Meridien hotel and Kampung Air opposite Maybank are where the locals and tourists flock to at sunset to find daily use items as well as cheap souvenirs.
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
Attain that natural golden tan as you recline on the beaches of these pristine islands, just a 15-minute boat ride from KK city. Indulge in a lazy day-trip to a paradise set in full view of the city. Reconnect with nature and yourself. Then return to the city for an exciting night on the town.
Going out and have nothing to wear? Head over to Warisan Square. The city’s “go-to” destination for the latest fashion trends, these rows of ritzy shopping outlets plays host to a number of well-known international fashion brands such as SODA, Quiksilver, BodyGlove, Salabianca and ROXY. Niche stores for Harajuku costume wear can also be found here at Street 2 outlet.
Meet your fashionable friends for brunch at Warisan Square’s trendy eateries. Stay for the shopping experiences. Embrace your style.
Centre Point & Palm Square
Be Eclectic. Mix it up!
KK’s most popular shopping complex - situated just opposite to upscale Warisan Square is the fashion hotspot for the city’s latest streetwear trends. Take an elevator to the courtyard of Palm Square located inside this shopping complex - home of household brands such as Guess, Levi’s, Nike, Adidas and other international names.
find hotel eden54
Start your journey from the historical Gaya Street. Look around and you will see a showcase of life in Borneo - the people, the food, the culture. Eden54 welcomes you at the very end of this stretch, past the old shop houses and commercial banks.
places of interest
The seaside city of Kota Kinabalu, located in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo is known as one of the most popular city destinations outside Malaysia’s capital of Kuala Lumpur. Famous for its golden sunsets, tropical islands, emerald-green waters and friendly native people - Kota Kinabalu, or KK as it is fondly called, beckons visitors who prefer the energy of a young city with a fun, laid-back attitude.
eateries & nightlife
Whether it’s food or entertainment you crave, KK city is where it all comes together. Take a look at our list of favorite venues for your culinary experience and sensory delights.