Shangri-La Rasa Rai Resort & Spa, overview of island
Shangri-La Rasa Rai Resort & Spa, overview of island
Shangri-La Rasa Rai Resort & Spa pools
Shangri-La Rasa Rai Resort & Spa pools
Beautiful suites at Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Beautiful suites at Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Shangri-La Rasa Rai Resort & Spa spa, beach, gardens and beach cabanas
Shangri-La Rasa Rai Resort & Spa spa, beach, gardens and beach cabanas
Shangri-La Rasa Rai Resort & Spa, Premier Room
Shangri-La Rasa Rai Resort & Spa, Premier Room
Dining at Shangri La's Rasa Ria Resort
Dining at Shangri La's Rasa Ria Resort

Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu

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Set in among a nature reserve on Pantai Dalit Beach, the Shangri La’s Rasa Ria Resort overlooks Mount Kinabalu in the distance for truly scenic views. Awash with activities, great food and a welcoming atmosphere, this resort is a really great choice for relaxing vacations.

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  • Transfers
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  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact center
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Surrounded by 400 acres of exotic flora and intriguing fauna, Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is nestled on the golden sands of Pantai Dalit Beach. Located in the state of Sabah, this excellent resort is just 15 minutes’ drive from the small town of Tuaran, home to a selection of art galleries and street markets.

  • 50 minutes’ drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Garden Wing

Deluxe Room – 36sqm, these rooms have a warm décor, split-level layout and tropical views over the rainforest or garden from the room’s private balcony.

Deluxe Sea View Room – 36sqm, Malaysian-inspired rooms, facing the beach and offering lovely views over the gardens and the ocean.

Ocean Wing

Junior Suite Garden View Room – 90sqm, these spacious rooms are designed to please even the most discerning of guests. Each room comes with a private balcony or terrace and offers views out across the resort’s landscaped gardens.

Junior Suite Sea View Room – 90sqm, beautiful rooms decorated with restful earthy colours and natural wood. Each room comes with a private balcony complete with an oversized bathtub, allowing you to enjoy your bath whilst also enjoying views out of the South China Sea.

Ocean Wing Privileges

Guests staying in the Ocean Wing will be entitled to the following privileges:

  • Exclusive breakfast at Oceano Restaurant
  • Exclusive arrival through a private lobby with check-in facilities
  • Complimentary minibar and Nespresso machine, replenished daily, including non alcoholic beverages and snacks
  • Exclusive access to the Ocean Wing’s private pool, jacuzzi and garden area
  • Personalised pillow menu
  • Sunset Pavilion beachside massage venue (additional charges apply)
  • Welcome fresh fruit basket
  • Exclusive access to the courtyard including dedicated activity and bicycle rental booking desk. A Games and reading area. Complimentary Nespresso machine, tea making station and free flow sparkling and still water.


Coffee Terrace – Offering international and local cuisine in beautiful outdoors and indoors seating areas. Open for breakfast 6.30am–10.30 am, and for dinner 6.30pm-10.30pm.

Golfers’ Terrace – Overlooking the Dalit Bay championship golf course, this is a brilliant place to relax before and after a game of golf. Open 7am-7pm.

Kozan Teppanyaki – A minimalist restaurant offering traditional Japanese teppanyaki cuisine. Open 6pm-10.30pm.

Naan – Flavours of India – A wonderful restaurant serving classic Northern Indian fishes, and specialities from coastal Goa. Tuck into spicy cuisine as you sip on Indian cocktails, fine wine, and their famous mango lassi. Open 6.30pm-10.30pm.

Oceano Italian Restaurant – A laidback Italian restaurant offering fine dining dishes and delightful, rustic interiors. Open 6.30am-10am for breakfast, 12pm-3pm for lunch, and 6.30pm-10pm for dinner.

Tepi Laut Makan Street – Capturing Malaysia’s heritage of street food, each stall offers delicious flavours and a great glimpse into Asian cuisine. In the day, this is a poolside bar offering Asian and western snacks and drinks. Open 11am-5pm for lunch, and 6.30pm-10pm for buffet dinner.

Lobby Lounge – A gorgeous open air lounge featuring luscious gardens, lovely pool, and pristine beaches. This is the perfect place for a pre-dinner drink. Open 2pm-12am.

Sampan Bar – A chilled beachside bar offers cool cocktails and tasty finger food, with a beautiful backdrop of the sunset. Open 4pm-9pm.

Half Board and Full Board meal packages are available year round excluding Christmas Eve/Day; New Years Eve/Day & the Chinese New Year period.

  • A secluded stretch of beach thirty minutes north of Kota Kinabalu, Pantai Dalit offers private expanses of soft white sand ideal for families or holidaying couples
  • The resort swimming pool located in the Garden Wing is a favourite choice for a cool dip, surrounded by lush gardens. Open 7am – 9pm
  • Separate swimming pool exclusive for those staying in the Ocean Wing. Open 7am-7pm
  • 18-hole championship golf course, clubhouse, putting green and driving range
  • Fitness Centre
  • Gym classes including pilates, circuit training, H20 exercise, morning stretches & abdominal workout
  • Pool games including polo, water basketball and more
  • Beach games including volleyball & soccer on the white sands
  • Spa treatments including herbal massages, aromatherapy, foot massages, hot stone massages, neck and back stress relieving massages and couples massages
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Tai Chi classes
  • Bicycles for hire or go on a bike guided tour
  • Games room
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis courts
  • Pitch and putt
  • Water sports, including banana boat rides, jet skiing, parasailing, paddle boarding, water skiing, wake boarding and windsurfing
  • Complimentary ocean kayaking, boggie boarding, stand up paddle boarding lesson, windsurfing lession and catamaran ride
  • Sunset ceremony
  • Beach family party on Saturday's from 4pm
  • Complimentary shuttle to the city centre

Kids Club complimentary 9am to 7pm, which offers children from 4 to 12 years old plenty of fun activities, including:

  • Face painting
  • Cookie baking
  • Seashell collecting
  • Tribal dances
  • Pool games
  • Local tribes parade
  • Mask making
  • Story telling
  • Beach ball
  • Movie time
  • Sand castle building
  • Messy play
  • Limbo dancing
  • Rainbow painting
  • Pony rides (complimentary one time per child)
  • & many more

Children’s pool is located next to the Garden Wing Pool open 7am to 7pm

  • Guests can enjoy the family beach party taking place each Saturday from 4pm
  • Breakfast with a view takes place daily for ages 8 and upwards*
  • Rangers Nature experience for children aged 5-12 years daily*

*Conservation fees apply

Guests staying on their honeymoon will receive the following complimentary benefits:

Deluxe Wing

  • Complimentary room upgrade and a bottle of wine on arrival (5 night minimum)
  • Fruit basket, chocolate plate and honeymoon set up in room on arrival
  • One-time cocktail of the day at the Sampan Bar
  • 20% off at The Spa
  • VIP check in

Ocean Wing

  • RM300 Dinner Credit per couple to spend at Oceano Restaurant and a bottle of wine on arrival (5 night minimum)
  • Fruit basket, chocolate plate and honeymoon set up in room on arrival
  • One-time cocktail of the day at the Sampan Bar
  • 20% off at The Spa
  • VIP check in

Terms and conditions apply. Please call us for more details.

Renovations 2024:

Please note that Coffee Terrace is undergoing some renovation work between 18th - 26th March 2024. During this period this restaurant will be closed.

Breakfast will instead take place at The Coast and dinner at Tepi Laut Restaurant.

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