Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Sabah, is a favorite destination for tourists. The tallest mountain in Southeast Asia, Kinabalu mountain, located here may be the best place in the world for hikers. It would typically take two or three days to hike the 13,435 feet high mountain. There are many leisure spots in this beautiful land like Anjung Samudra which is a prominent waterfront entertainment spot. It has cafes, pubs and night clubs which would make your tour to Malaysia memorable. The Tanjung Aru beach is another serene place that is lined by Casuarina trees on the shoreline. A bird sanctuary spanning 24 acres can be found in the city center which houses thick growth of mangroves.