A Luxury, Long-Haul Winter Sun Destination

A Luxury, Long-Haul Winter Sun Destination

Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria stands as a beacon of luxury on the coastline of Kota Kinabulu, welcoming guests to experience the ultimate long-haul winter sun destination. This tropical sanctuary, set against the Borneo rainforest of Malaysia, offers an unforgettable holiday where guests can bask in the warm sun and enjoy a variety of activities and resort facilities.

Adventurous souls will find a myriad of activities to keep them entertained. Guests can embark on a thrilling journey through the rainforest with guided nature walks or explore the depths of the sea with snorkelling and scuba diving excursions. From horse riding along the hotel’s private sandy beach to guided bike tours of the local village, there are plenty of ways to explore whilst soaking up the winter sun. The resort’s nature reserve, the Rasa Ria Reserve, also offers an opportunity to experience Borneo’s unique wildlife, including slow lorises, long-tailed macaques and porcupines.

The 18-hole Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club, with its lush green fairways and captivating sea views, is a haven for golf enthusiasts, offering an exceptional golfing experience that seamlessly blends the challenges of the game with the breathtaking natural beauty of its surroundings. Golfers are treated to panoramic views at every hole, making each round a truly immersive experience.

There are 10 delectable dining options to choose from at Shangri-La Rasa Ria. Embark on a culinary journey with traditional Malaysian dishes at Tepi Laut, Japanese favourites at Kozan Teppan-yaki and fresh seafood and steaks at the Oceano Modern Grill. As the sun beats down, cool off with a refreshing ice cream from Ice Monkee, which serves delicious sweet treats poolside. Sunsets are best enjoyed at the al fresco Sampan Bar, where there are cocktails and light bites to enjoy alongside epic views.

Shangri-La Rasa Ria also caters to families, with a dedicated Kid’s Club offering supervised activities for young guests, ensuring a memorable getaway for visitors of all ages. The Kid’s Club organises outdoor activities that allow children to explore the natural beauty of the resort. These include nature walks, wildlife spotting adventures and even basic outdoor survival skills lessons, all supervised by experienced guides. To provide a holistic experience, the Kid’s Club also introduces children to the rich local culture of Borneo through interactive storytelling, traditional craft workshops and cultural performances, giving them an opportunity to learn and appreciate the destination they are visiting.

Further information – www.shangri-la.com/en/kotakinabalu/rasariaresort