Nestled within 400 acres of magnificent tropical vegetation, and with the sparkling waters of the South China Sea lapping at its doorstep, Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu offers a relaxing sanctuary of calm. Its prime location on the stunning Pantai Dalit Beach renders this one of the choicest hotels in Sabah.
The hotel exudes relaxation and serenity with its soft earth tones and intricately carved panels, and with its devastatingly gorgeous views of the sea, gardens and rainforest, there is absolutely no excuse not to unwind. Relax by the pool with a cocktail in hand, or indulge in a luxury treatment at The Spa at Dalit Bay, or for the more sportive guest there is a top class gym to be taken advantage of, horseback riding, wall climbing, cycling, water sports, an 18-hole golf course, and, if the weather is right you can thrill yourself to the bone with some white water rafting.
The Shangri-La Borneo is reputed for its ecologically friendly ethos, and, in addition to replanting every coconut they pluck, the hotel boasts an onsite Nature Reserve. Younger guests can explore the wonders of Malaysia with the exciting activities offered by the Children’s Club, and when they are done with their coconut-leaf-weaving, painting, or Ranger-assisting, they can frolic in the children’s pool.
For a unique experience and for travelers who desire privacy, book a stay in the resort's fabulous Ocean Wing, which comprises 173 Junior Suites that face out onto the sparkling waters of the South China Sea and are decked with a private oversized outdoor bathtub, a large daybed for the ultimate in relaxationwith, and a range of amenities including complimentary minibar and exclusive arrival through private lobby. As a guest of the Ocean Wing you will receive exclusive benefits including breakfast at Oceano, regarded as one of the very finest restaurants in this corner of Southeast Asia.
The surrounding area is rife with activity, and if all of the above is not enough to keep you occupied there will certainly be no time left for boredom, with tours to Mount Kinabalu, jungle treks, fireflies watching, bird watchin, traditional fishing and trips to wildlife reserves on offer.
Please note: The Ministry of Health has issued a new No Smoking Policy under the Control of Tobacco Product Regulations 2018. Smoking is now prohibited in all common areas of this hotel, including guestrooms, room balconies, lawns & gardens, driveway, entrance way and other common building facilities. Smoking means the inhaling, exhaling, breathing, or possession of any lighted cigarettes, cigar, pipe, e-cigarette and other similar lighted product. Persons contravening the No Smoking Policy may face an on-the-spot fine of RM10,000, or imprisonment for a term of not exceeding two years. Please be informed that any guests who violate the No Smoking rules will be held responsible. The management appreciates your cooperation and understanding.
Please note: Ramadan dates are from 22nd March – 20th April 2023. Visitors during this time should be aware that opening times may vary and some restrictions may apply. Please speak to your specialist at Kenwood Travel for more information.