Sandwich between forested hills and sandy beach, lies this beautiful Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort. This resort is located at the door front of Pantai Dalit Beach, which is some 30 minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu City. The top draws here are the 3 kilometres white sandy of Pantai Dalit Beach, and a Par 72, 18-hole Championship golf course.
Upon arrival at Rasa Ria Resort, guests will be greeted with traditional music group, and welcome with gong beating at the lobby.
Rasa Ria Resort also has it’s own private nature reserve, with the jungle walk tour, one can find orang utan, monkeys, brids and animals native to this forest. Next one can opt for a crabs catching adventure at Kampung Mengkabong, or horse riding along the 3km white sandy beach of Pantai Dalit. Chilling out at the pool, or sunbath at the beach front are also a good way to laze away the day.
For a taste of local and Chinese foods, walk over to the Makan Street that is situated beside the pool area and inch nearer to the beach. Makan means eat in Malay langauge. So eat your heart out at Eat Street. Wok style cooking, Noodle and Chinese BBQ, Curry, Roti, Grills and Sabah Vegetables, are some of the food to sample at Makan Street.
Lunch is on ala carte, and dinner is only in buffet, price start from RM 110 and on every Friday RM130 nett. Makan Street also has great view on Pantai Dalit and the sea. Late afternoon view right before and during the sunset should be super, while enjoy a great dinner.
Set upon a tropical greenery, the 18-hole, Par 72 course challenges golfer with it numerous waste bunkers and wetland hazards. Others Golf activities included here are driving range, golf lessons, and a 9-hole guest tournament.
For more information go to www.shangri-la.com.