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Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort and Spa

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort and Spa

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6783 Reviews
Guide Price €1,559 per person
Departure's from Dublin, staying for 7 nights bed and breakfast in a Superior Rainforest Room (2 adults sharing) including return private transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Spectacular beachfront views, surrounded by tropical forest

Set on the white sands of the Pantai Dalit Beach and surrounded by 400 acres of lush tropical vegetation, the Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is ideal for beach and nature lovers. There is an array of onsite activities and remarkable grounds filled indigenous flora and fauna. Unexpected encounters with hornbills gliding overhead, a friendly bear cat greeting you from a tree or the occasional wild rabbit, iguana or squirrel crossing your path are all part of the magic of this remarkable resort. Enjoy breakfast with views of Mount Kinabalu and the surrounding Borneo rainforest. 

Relax in the tropical swimming pool, indulge in a pampering treatment at the spa, enjoy nature excursions and partake in a range of sporting activities and classes to experience all this resort has to offer. Children can enjoy the children’s swimming pool and kids club, ensuring all are entertained whilst golfing enthusiasts will love the eco-friendly championship golf course.

When it come to meals, you are spoilt for choice with a selection of eight dining and drinking venues available. Opt for traditional Malaysian ‘street food’ at the Tepi Laut Makan Street restaurant, modern grilled Japanese cuisine at Kozan Teppan – yaki, traditional Indian at Naan and award winning western dishes at Coast, the chic beachside restaurant. Lastly, the laid-back Sampan Bar awaits at the end of the day where can witness beautiful sunsets.

  • H&J Recommends
  • Exclusive Ocean Wing with private swimming pool
  • 18 hole championship golf course

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Luxury

Location Type

Beach
  • Check-in Time:
    02:00
  • Check-out Time:
    12:00
  • 420 rooms
  • Transfer duration: approx. 45 minutes from Kota Kinabalu Airport.

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Eco-friendly
  • H&J Recommended
  • Luxury Collection

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

  • Kid's Club
  • Kid's Pool
Location Highlights

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort and Spa

  • Beach
  • approx. 45 minutes from Kota Kinabalu Airport.
6783 Reviews 92% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 4857
  • Very Good 1392
  • Average 380
  • Poor 104
  • Terrible 50

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Jan 19, 2019

Tropical Getaway

Melbourne, Australia

We visited for 4 days and had an amazing stay. Staff were so friendly, rooms were spacious and clean, pool and beach were beautiful and all in all, we had a very relaxing stay. The only reason I gave this hotel a 4 is because of my personal preference of location. This hotel was very secluded which is great for serenity and having a complete getaway, but if you don't have lots of money to spend at the hotel restaurants, then you can't really just go down the street to other places. I would have loved to explore outside the hotel a little more without having to pay the price of hotel run trips which were just a little above our budget. If money is not a problem for you, then this probably won't concern you as the hotel restaurants do look delicious. There was one (Coffe Terrace) that we went to often but the others are around 60 AUD per person. Pros: Amazing staff, relaxing pool, private beach for hotel and some free activities run at the hotel (exercises, pool games etc.) Cons: Prices of restaurants if you are on a budget, location (only if you prefer being close to other activities).
Jan 18, 2019

Just perfect

Visited for 8 nights and we could not have asked for more, such a beautiful setting with an amazing beach, gardens and stunning sunsets. Some great wildlife around (shout out to our jacuzzi monitor lizard friend who we nicknamed Barry!). Every meal was lovely, everywhere was clean and there were little bits which added to the luxurious feel such as cold towels and fruit sticks offered by the pool. We've tried pizza in Italy a few times, but I have to say the pizza in Oceana was amongst the best I've had, a perfect base! We started our trip in the Garden Wing and moved half way through our stay to a stunning room in the Ocean wing, the outdoor bath was a real treat and the evening drinks and canapes added another special touch. But without question, the best thing about our stay was the people, each and every single staff member was so friendly, kind and helpful - thank you all! Notably for us though, was the gorgeous Joviana, who took the time to remember our names and was always smiling and so lovely to talk to. What a team you all are! Hope to be back one day.
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Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort and Spa

Facilities

Fitness Centre

The resort features a fully equipped fitness centre.

Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club

18-hole championship golf course located adjacent to the hotel. Additional charges may apply.

CHI, The Spa

CHI. The Spa features a selection of treatments which showcase the diverse Sabah culture. Relax in soothing settings with a choice of treatments using natural botanical and herbal products, designed to promote health and wellbeing.

Sports & Entertainment

You’ll never be lost for something to do at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort with a range of activities and sports to enjoy. For water sport enthusiasts, a variety of sports, including jet-skiing, kayaking, banana boat rides, windsurfing, fishing, parasailing and diving can be enjoyed at this beach front resort, whilst jungle activities include canopy walks, bird watching, river excursions and jungle walks. Back at the hotel a range of activities can also be enjoyed including bicycle hire, golf, petanque, horse riding, table tennis, tennis, beach volleyball, fun sumo-wrestling and beach football among others.

Two Swimming Pools

The resort’s swimming pool is design in a lagoon style and is lined by lush greenery and sun beds. Drinks can be enjoyed from the Tepi Laut poolside bar. For little ones there is also a children’s swimming pool and a slide.

Weddings

Shangri La Rasa Ria Resort offers weddings on the beach and in the tropical grounds. Please call for details of the packages available.

Classes

Classes available at the resort include pilates, cooking, congkak lessons (local traditional instrument), coconut leave weaving and Thai Chi.

Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided across the Resort

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort and Spa

Room Types

Deluxe Sea View

Deluxe Sea View Rooms come with 36 square metres of living space and are Malaysian-inspired. All face the beach and the South China Sea across landscaped gardens and feature complimentary Wi-Fi.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Shower over bath
  • Towels included
Deluxe Garden View Room

Deluxe Garden View

Deluxe Garden View Rooms come with 36 square metres of living space and are located either on the ground floor or high floor and have excellent views of the manicured gardens. Ground floor rooms offer a private lanai, while the upper-floor rooms have a split-level layout and private balcony. Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided for your convenience.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Shower over bath
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Superior Rainforest Room

Superior Rainforest Room

Superior Rainforest Rooms come with 36 square metres of luxurious living space fitted with warm earthy colours and natural wood furnishings. Views of the tropical landscapes of Sabah can be enjoyed from your private balcony whilst complimentary Wi-Fi is provided for your convenience.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Shower over bath
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Premier Room Ocean Wing

Premier Room Ocean Wing come with 90 square metres of lavish living space and are located in the exclusive Ocean Wing. Relax in your private outdoors bathtub or enjoy ocean views from your terrace for a truly luxurious experience. Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided for your convenience.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Shower over bath
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort and Spa

Food & Drink

Sampan Bar

Sampan Bar is a casual beachside bar serving refreshing cocktails and snacks. In the evening, enjoy the stunning Borneo sunset views. Happy Hour is served from 4.30pm-5.30pm and 9.30pm-10.30pm. Dress code: Casual.

Naan – Flavours of India

Enjoy the flavours of India at this refined restaurant and sample Northern Indian dishes and spicy specialities from coastal Goa for your evening meal. Restrictions: Smoking is not permitted. Dress code: Smart casual.

Golfers' Terrace

Golfers' Terrace overlooks the 18-hold Dailt Bay championship golf course. Golfers' Terrace has indoor and outdoor seating areas. Dress code: Casual / Golfing attire

Coffee Terrace

Coffee Terrace

Coffee Terrace is an all-day dining restaurant serving local and international cuisine in an indoor or outdoor setting. Here you can enjoy a healthy menu and tropical fruits. Restrictions: Smoking is not permitted at Coffee Terrace. Dress code: Casual.

Coast Restaurant

Coast Restaurant and Bar

Coast Restaurant and Bar is an award winning beachfront restaurant which serves western cuisine for breakfast and dinner. Enjoy meals on the outdoor terrace and watch as the sun sets on the horizon. In addition, for a truly private and romantic experience request one of the three private beachside gazebos.Opening TimesBreakfast 6.30am - 10.30amDinner 6.30pm - 10.30pmThe bar is open 4.30pm til late. Restrictions: Smoking is only permitted at the outdoor deck. Dress code: Smart casual (No shorts or flip flops).

Kozan Teppanyaki Restaurant

Kozan Teppan-yaki Restaurant

Open for lunch and dinner, Kozan Teppan-yaki is a classic Japanese style restaurant featuring characteristically modern interiors and Japanese grilled cuisine. Restrictions: Smoking is not permitted. Dress code: Smart casual.

Tepi Laut Makan Street Bar & Restaurant

Tepi Laut Makan Street offers food stalls with many tempting flavours and a glimpse into the cuisines of Asia. During the day this restaurant is a poolside bar offering Asian and western snacks and drinks. Open for lunch 11.45-17.45 and dinner 18.30-22.30. Restrictions: Smoking is not permitted. Dress code: Casual.

Lobby

Lobby Lounge

The Lobby Lounge is open-air with views of the gardens, swimming pool and the white sandy beach. The Lobby Lounge also has relaxing live entertainment. Dress code: Casual.

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast

Breakfast is served at Coffee Terrace restaurant.

Half Board

As well as Breakfast, Half Board includes buffet dinner atCoffee Terrace or Tepi Laut.

Full Board

As well as Breakfast, FullBoard includesbuffet lunch and dinner at Coffee Terrace or Tepi Laut.

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort and Spa

Family Friendly Facilities

Kid's Club

The resort's Kids' Club is ideal for children aged 4 to 12 years and is supervised. Here children can enjoy Batik painting, a pony lead ride, sea shell collecting, traditional dance classes, jenga competitions, origami and much more.

Kid's Pool

The Kid's Pool is located by the main pool area.

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort and Spa

Special Offers

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Honeymoon Offer

Couples booking a Superior Rainforest Room or Deluxe Garden View Room will receive an upgrade to the next room type and a bottle of wine upon arrival.

Couples booking a Premier Room (Ocean Wing) will receive one complimentary lover’s bath in the oversized bathtub on their balcony and a bottle of wine upon arrival.

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Honeymoon Offer

Honeymooners receive a fruit basket in room upon arrival with daily replenishment, 20% discount on Spa andVIP check in.

Early booking discount

Rate Reduction

Free nights

Free Nights

Pay 6 Stay 7, or Pay 10 Stay 12

Free nights

Free Nights

Pay 6 Stay 7 or Pay 10 Stay 12.

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Breakfast With A View

Enjoy the most important meal of the day with the ultimate breath-taking view, overlooking the majestic Mount Kinabalu in one direction and the rollingcoastline in the other. Hike through the Bornean jungle90 metres above sea-level, your journeywill beguided by a professional ranger,through the tree tops andcrossing a canopy walk on the way. It will be clear you have reached yourdestinationwhen yousee the spectacular view of Mount Kinabalu and waiting for you will be refreshingcold towels, a delicious breakfast of pastries and fresh seasonal fruits from the local markets.

Early booking discount

Early Booking Discount for stays in April 2017

Up to20% off accommodation price.

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