【Review】Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu Malaysia

【Review】Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu Malaysia Malaysia
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Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a large resort hotel located on Pantai Dalit Beach in Tuaran, about 40 minutes by car from Kota Kinabalu City. It is surrounded by 400 acres of tropical rainforest.

garden wing lobby in shangri-la rasa ria

The lobby is spacious and relaxing with a view of the beach.

ocean wing lobby in shangri-la rasa ria

Guest rooms are divided into the Garden Wing and Ocean Wing, with separate lobbies.

Deluxe King Room

deluxe room in shangri-la rasa ria

There is a small living space next to the bedroom where you can relax.

balcony view from shangri-la rasa ria

From the balcony, you can watch the sunset slowly fall over the South China Sea.

coffee and tea set in deluxe king room at shangri-la rasa ria

In this drawer, two mugs, a spoon, a sugar set, and a coffee and tea set were provided.

bathroom in shangri-la rasa ria

The bathroom was comfortable with a separate shower and bathtub and plenty of space.

toiletries in shangri-la rasa ria

There were cotton swabs, hair elastic, shower caps, and body cream.


garden wing pool in shangri-la rasa ria

The pool in the Garden Wing is spacious and has a slide.

ocean wing pool in shangri-la rasa ria

The Ocean Wing pool has a jacuzzi

beach at shangri-la rasa ria

The beach is huge and you have to walk a bit to go swimming in the ocean!

gym in shangri-la rasa ria

The gym had enough equipment for a workout.

gaming area in shangri-la rasa ria

There is also a game corner where you can play board games such as chess and Jenga and more!

sunset in shangri-la rasa ria

Sunset from Rasa Ria is a must!

The Rasa Ria Nature Reserve

rasa ria nature reserve

The Rasa Ria Nature Reserve was established by the Rasa Ria in cooperation with the Sabah Wildlife Department.

rasa ria nature reserve

A variety of educational programs are available, including bird watching, sunrise walks, night walks, and ranger experiences.

nature walk activity to see the beautiful scenery

It takes around 30mins to reach summit but your tiredness will disappear when looking at the surrounding scenery with Mount Kinabalu.


breakfast venue at coffee terrace in shangri-la rasa ria

Guests in the Garden Wing will have breakfast at a restaurant called Coffee Terrace.

breakfast in shangri-la rasa ria

Breakfast is varied with Malay, Indian, Chinese, and International.

My Verdict

Value for Money10/10
Overall Experience9/10

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