Tanjung Aru is a sub-district of Kota Kinabalu of Sabah, in Malaysia. Its main feature is its beach called Tanjung Aru Beach which stretches to over 2 kilometres long. It also has its own township called Pekan Tanjung Aru. Other notable feature here is the Royal Sabah Turf Club, La Salle Secondary School, Terminal 2 of Kota Kinabalu International Airport, and the Tanjung Aru railway station for Sabah State Railway.
<gallery>Image:Tanjung Aru Beach and the Islands.jpg|Tanjung Aru Beach, the islands of Sulug, Manukan and Mamutik can be seenImage:Tanjung Aru Beack Early One Cloudy Morning.jpg|Tanjung Aru Beach at low tide one cloudy morning.Image:Scopimera in Tanjung Aru Beach 2b.jpg|Sand bubbler crabs (Scopimera) in Tanjung Aru BeachImage:Tanjung Aru Beach Park.jpg|Park between the beach and the road leading to the resort in Tanjung Aru BeachImage:Girl and Stalls.jpg|Stall in the Tanjung Aru beach food hawker court selling "ready to eat" fruit, dried fish and seafood snacksImage:Peanuts and Corn.jpg|Stall in the Tanjung Aru beach food hawker court selling roasted peanuts and boiled cornImage:Satay Making by Some CkickenWings.jpg|Girl cooking satay next to a chicken wing grill in the Tanjung Aru beach food hawker courtImage:Chicken Wings TgAru.jpg|Stall selling chicken wings in the hawker court</gallery>