When you mention Kota Belud nowadays, tourist will think of Mantanani Island. There are many interesting places to visit at Kota Belud and if you are a photographer, you will leave Kota Belud feeling satisfied. This few places may not be your usual tourist spot but good place for relaxing and enjoy the scenery and nature.
1) Kampung Tambulion
Located at the east of Kota Belud town, Kampuing Tambulion have beautiful paddy field, suspension bridge and view of Mount Kinabalu.
2) Pantai Rang Bulan
This quite beach facing Usukan Bay, the sand is white and clean with clear sea water. This beach is privately owned and they operating a fish rearing farm at the sea 1 minutes away from the beach. There are some basic Chalet for rental. Why need luxury of airconds and TV when you have a beautiful beach all for yourself
3) Kampung Buah Pandai
the life at this village is very simple and only after the new access road was built they have easier access to the town. The kids here still running around nakedly and the sea is their playground. Development may come soon with a planned resort at the end of Usukan Bay. The villages here mostly work as fisherman and from the Ubian Tribe.