Getting There

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu, is approximately 10 minutes by road from Kota Kinabalu International Airport and 10 minutes away from the city. From the airport, guests can arrive at the resort via limousine transfer, taxi, rent-a-car, and popular ride-hailing services such as Uber and Grab.

Hotel Limousine. You can arrange for limousine transfer by providing your flight details and estimated time of arrival when booking online. Alternatively, you can contact the hotel directly at least one day in advance by calling (60 88) 327 888. An airport representative will be waiting for you at the arrival terminal. If you are unable to locate the representative, please contact the resort at 327 888.

Taxi. Taxis can be found on the ground floor of the domestic and international arrival halls. The taxi fare between the airport and the resort generally costs around MYR 30-40 per journey, depending on the type of vehicle. The resort has premier taxis available and will cost MYR 30 per journey to the city and to the airport.  Taxis can be found throughout the city and at all bus stations and shopping centres. Make sure you ask the price before you take the taxi.

Car-rental. Major car-rental agencies have counters on the ground floor at the airport and branch offices elsewhere in town. Small cars start at around RM120++ to RM800++ per day and most agencies can arrange chauffeured vehicles as well.

Ride-hailing Services. Getting around Kota Kinabalu is quick, affordable and easy with its various ride sharing services such as Grab. Order your car, then sit back, relax and enjoy the short drive.