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Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu



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Luxury Holidays At Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu

This is one resort that really does have it all: a tropical setting, stylish accommodation, extensive recreational facilities, award-winning restaurants and, next door, the 64 acre Rasa Ria Reserve, with the best view of sunrise over Mount Kinabalu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to over 100 species of flora and fauna endemic to the Borneo region. Set on the private, three kilometre Pantai Dalit Beach, Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa will appeal to couples and families alike, and there’s space enough and plenty of activities to ensure that everyone is well catered for. The long, wide beach, manicured 18-hole golf course, luxurious spa and extensive dining venues, makes it a perfect choice for your luxury Malaysia holiday.

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: You don't have to be a nature lover to enjoy this resort
  • Feature: Appeals to couples and families alike
  • Rooms: 326 Garden Wing rooms & 173 Ocean Wing Junior Suites
  • Nearest airport: Kota Kinabalu Airport
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Location and transfer

45 minutes from Kota Kinabalu Airport by private car transfer.  

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Perfectly balancing fun with discovery and learning, the wonderful Kids' Club ensures that children aged 5-11 years have a truly unforgettable trip to Borneo. The extensive programme allows children to discover the captivating culture and environment that they are staying within; activities include traditional Batik painting, indigenous dances and tribal face painting, as well as experiences that explore the precious Borneo wildlife - such as Nature Detective, Spot the Animals and an amazing hands-on morning assisting the rangers in their daily tasks. Hours of fun can also be had in the enchanting Children's Pool, complete with thrilling slides.

Luxury Beach

A haven of tropical paradise, the resort overlooks the soft, white sand and crystalline water of the private, three kilometre-long Pantai Dalit Beach. Simply relax beneath the sunshine on a luxurious sun lounger, or show your competitive side with volleyball and football on the beach, organised daily by the wonderful entertainment team. Take to the turquoise waters with an array of thrilling watersports - including jet skiing, banana boats, catamarans and unique hydro-bikes - or stroll along the shore on horseback, taking in the captivating views. Refresh for lunch at the beachfront Sampan Bar, or return at sunset for a mesmerising fire-lighting ritual.


Tee off next to the shimmering Tambalang and Mengkabong rivers, with stunning views of Mount Kinabalu, on the resort's eco-friendly, award-winning, championship golf course at Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club. Designed by Ted Parslow to highlight the area's striking natural beauty, the eighteen holes boast beautifully manicured grass fairways and greens, alongside lakes and wetlands, offering a challenging and memorable game for golfers for all abilities. Take advantage of the aquatic driving range, two putting greens and onsite professional tuition, and perfect your game before taking to the course.

Spa & Wellness

A laid-back and luxurious sanctuary, The Spa draws inspirations from the origins of the Shangri-La legend, which describes a place of personal peace and well-being. The extensive menu features holistic treatments that showcase time-honoured techniques shared by many Asian cultures, using natural botanical and herbal products for their therapeutic properties. Choose from a range of unique Spa Journeys, Signature Treatments, Wellness Massages and Facials, and leave the spa feeling revitalised, refreshed and harmonised.

Wildlife Encounters

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria's 64-acre Nature Reserve is home to a variety of wildlife where you can experience a number of enlightening encounters with nature.


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