Get an overview of this hotelBeachfront resort with golf course, nature reserve

On beach in Sabah

Located on the Pantai Dalit Beach on Borneo's northern tip, the resort is 12 km (7 mi) from Tuaran Tamu, 30 km (17 mi) from the center of Kota Kinabalu, and 73 km (45 mi) from the Kinabalu National Park.

Golf course, beach, nature reserve

Situated in a 400-acre tropical setting, Shangri-la's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa offers a golf course, full-service spa, 5 restaurants, 2 bars, and a nature reserve with orangutans and other wildlife.

Balconies, free HSIA

The 499 guestrooms at Shangri-la's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa feature lanais or balconies with ocean or garden views and include complimentary high-speed Internet access, plasma TVs, and direct-dial phones.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located within a 400-acre tropical setting along the Pantai Dalit Beach, Shangri-la's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa features an eco-friendly 18-hole golf course and a 64-acre nature preserve that is home to orangutans and other wildlife. The resort also has a full-service spa and freeform outdoor pools, and offers a variety of land and water activities. Dining options include 2 beachfront restaurants, a Japanese Teppanyaki restaurant, and an Indian restaurant. The resort also has a beach bar and open-air lobby lounge.

Private airport transfers and shuttle service to Kota Kinabalu are available (surcharges apply). Event facilities include a grand ballroom, 10 meeting rooms, and a boardroom all equipped with complimentary Internet access and audio-visual equipment. There is also a wedding pavilion located on the beach. Free parking is available.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Beach bar 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free reception 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 499 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Waterslide 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1996 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Waterslide  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Kozan Teppan-yaki - Classic Japanese Teppanyaki restaurant in which the chef cooks in front of diners using a large iron hotplate. Open for dinner. Dress code: smart casual.

Naan-Flavours of India - Northern Indian cuisine and coastal Goa specialties are served along with Indian cocktails, wines, and a signature mango lassi. Open for dinner. Dress code: smart casual.

Tepi Laut Makan Street - Beachfront restaurant specializing in Malaysian cuisine for dinner. During the day, the restaurant is a poolside bar offering Asian and Western light fare and drinks.

Coffee Terrace - Local and international dishes including healthy cuisine and tropical fruit are served all day. Indoor and outdoor seating in a casual setting.

Lobby Lounge - Open-air lounge with timbered roof and views of the gardens, pool, and beach.

Sampan Bar - The beachside bar serves light fare, cocktails, and other drinks.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The 18-hole championship golf course was designed by Ted Parslow and is bordered by the Tambalang and Megkabong rivers. Golf lessons are provided by a resident golf professional and guests receive complimentary shuttle service to and from the resort.

The resort's 64-acre nature reserve is home to an orangutan rehabilitation centre and other wildlife including deer, bearcats, and 63 species of birds. Guests can take guided walks, walk along the treetop canopy, and foster animals. The resort has a private white-sand beach fit with sun loungers and beach towels and 2 outdoor freeform pools and spa tub in a garden setting.

Scheduled resort and nature reserve activities are offered for adults and children.

Water activities include catamaran cruises, river excursions, kayaking, and parasailing. Land activities include horseback riding, and bicycle rentals. The resort also has a health club with cardio and weight equipment.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Rock climbing on site 

Spa Services

Located at the Dalit Bay Golf Club, the holistic spa offers treatments inspired by the region and includes massages, body scrubs and wraps, facials, and CHI therapies. The spa also offers manicures and pedicures.

  • Reflexology 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children under 11 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for MYR 209.88 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Debit cards not accepted

24-hour check-in


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: MYR 400 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: MYR 85 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: MYR 323 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: MYR 209.88 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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