Discover the Greenery Gems of Sabah Malaysia!

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Why travel abroad when you can visit the richest places in our country? Malaysia is indeed blessed with so many great things including picturesque spots and foods, as a matter of fact, here are some you can discover in the beautiful state of Sabah, Malaysia!

#Must-Visit

1. Mount Kinabalu

 

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Mount Kinabalu is the highest peak in Malaysia and has been always a go-to for many travelers from across the globe. Although it is not easy to climb, many still go here for an adrenaline rush and appreciate its majestic sea of clouds!

2. Desa Cattle Dairy Farm

 

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Desa Cattle Dairy Farm is a ranch close to Mount Kinabalu National Park. It is known as the “Little New Zealand” of Malaysia for its ambiance, cows, and dairy products!

Location: Desa Cattle Dairy Farm, 89308 Kundasang, Sabah

Business Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Entrance Ticket: RM5

3. Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu

 

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This is Malaysia’s first mosque situated in the water! Here you can offer your prayers, rent traditional Malay clothes, take photos and buy some souvenirs with you!

Location: Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu, Jalan Pasir, Kampung Likas, 88450, Kota Kinabalu

Business Hours: Daily (except Friday) 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM / Saturday 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

4. Sabah Tea Garden

 

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Sabah Tea Garden is another famous attraction in Sabah where you can see a bright and greenery place with a pleasant climate suitable for plating tea! It is an ideal place to cool down with your family!

Location: 17, Kg. Nalapak, Jalan Ranau-Sandakan, 89309 Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia

5. Le’One – Kokol Elf

 

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Le’One Kokol Elf is Sabah’s Little Bali! Aside from picturesque views, there are swings, birds nest, restaurant, bar, and a hammock you can enjoy!

Location: KM 7, Jalan Kokol, Menggatal, Kota Kinabalu

Business Hours: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM

6. Sunday Market

 

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The Sunday Market is a lively place to visit every Sunday in Kota Kinabalu where you can find almost everything in here! Whether you’re looking for foods, clothes, handicrafts, pieces of jewelry, toys, and even pets, all are in here!

Location: Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Business Hours: 6:30 AM – 1:00 PM

#Must-Eat

1. Coconut Pudding

 

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Love the Coconut? You betcha wanna spoil your cravings at The Royal Coconut that serves fine coconut desserts like coconut juice, coconut smoothies, and the famous coconut pudding!

The Royal Coconut

Location: 43, Jalan Pantai, Pusat Bandar Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Business Hours: 12:00 AM – 10:00 PM

2. Laksa

 

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Locals and tourists are raving this store in Sabah for their delicious Laksa soup made from rich coconut milk with chicken, bean, shrimp, and more! It is even tastier when you add a pinch of chili sauce!

Yee Fung Laksa

Location: 127, Jalan Gaya, Pusat Bandar Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Business Hours: 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM (Monday – Friday) / 6:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Public Holidays)

3. Kedai Kopi Jia Siang

 

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Do not belittle this humble pork noodle in Sabah. Its luscious taste draws the attention of many and people particularly visit Sabah just to try this!

Kedai Kopi Jia Siang

Location: Lot 1, Ground Floor, Lorong Lintas Plaza 3, Off Jalan Lintas, Kota Kinabalu, 88300

Business Hours: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

4. Tuhau Burger

 

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What makes Tuhau burger differ from the others? Tuhau is made from wild ginger, onions, peppers, salt and vinegar that creates a wonderful combo leaving you craving for more!

Mr Muscle Burger

Location: Kokol Hill

Business Hours: 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM

#Must-Stay

1. Little Hut 寒舍

 

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Located at the foot of Mount Kinabalu in the small town of Mesilou that provide 6 cabins to relax travelers! Check out their Hut Attack, Bizza Hut, Incredible Hut, Unbreak My Hut, Hut Leluyya, and Hut Lou! Each cottage are simple, warm, and very comfy!

Location: Kampung Mesilou, Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia

Contact Number: 016-8601416 (9:00 AM – 8:00 PM)

2. Nikgold Garden

 

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Nikgold Garden is just 10 minutes away from Kinabalu National Parka and 20 minutes from Desa Cattle Dairy Farm! The place is relatively made from wood that perfectly matches its refined grassy grassland scenery!

Location: 19KM, Jalan Tamparuli-Ranau, Kundasang Ranau, Malaysia

Contact Number: 088-888112/013-8908838/019-8426228

3. Kiram Village

 

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Kiram Village is a nearby holiday home in Desa Cattle Dairy Farm with low-key European-style cabins. The place offers superb views of the mountains!

Location: 89308 Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia

Contact Number: 016-6950057

4. Hounon Ridge Farmstay and Camping

 

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If you’re looking for a budget-friendly but beautiful homestay near Mount Kinabalu, then you should consider staying in Hounon Ridge Farmstay and Camping! Wake up with a gorgeous sunset and a spectacular sea of clouds of Mount Kinabalu each day!

Location: Kg. Himbaan, Bundu Tuhan, 89308 Ranau, Sabah

Contact Number: 013-8506463

#Must-Buy

1. Sabah Black Tea

2. Sabah Coffee

Before leaving, bring some souvenirs to your family back home with Sabah’s famous black tea!

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