Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu Launches New Online Platform – Rasa Ria Reserve

Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu

Whether travelling as a family, enjoying a romantic getaway, or seeking a peaceful retreat, guests looking forward to their escape to nature, adventure and community at Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu can now get a head start on planning their trip and fun activities with the resort’s new online platform,

Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu, located in the district of Tuaran, 45 minutes drive from the city centre has successfully relaunched the new online platform of the Rasa Ria Reserve which is dedicated to providing informative, educational, and engaging content for guests.

Upon booking their activities, guests can view the platform to discover all options available that they can choose to enhance their holiday experience and tailor it to their interests or preferences.

Activities In The Rasa Ria Reserve

On the platform, guests can browse the resort’s wide range of unique experiences and offerings conveniently presented on one platform. These include bespoke activities and excursions crafted around cultural learning, mindful living, and active spirits adventure.

In contrast, the Junior Ranger Experience encompasses fun activities for the young ones. Guests get to discover the wonders of these magical natural sights with specially curated activities available, including Borneo Sunrise, Canopy Walkway and Bird Watching.

The Rasa Ria Reserve, which sits within Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu, is owned and managed by the resort and was established in 1996 to protect an ecological asset and endangered species endemic to Sabah. The resort has made impressive developments to preserve the landscape and bring long-term benefits to nature and guests.

A Discovery Centre was built from sustainable materials to blend with the rainforest. As the entry point to the Rasa Ria Reserve, the centre serves as an educational hub for guests to learn about the indigenous long-tailed macaques, macaw parrots, Bornean keeled pit viper, and famous huge-eyed slow loris, as well as over 60 species of birds, 100 species of butterflies and a spectrum of native plants.

It also serves as the gateway to the reserve’s unique trail system covering five miles of walks through the tropical jungle. Six walking trails envelop guests in the different attractions of the jungle – from Nunuk to Timpak Pogimpaan, Tindohuon, Belud, Ponitihan and Nintorusan. Each trail takes up to two hours of exploration and fun.

Guests will get the chance to spot a myriad of flora and fauna within the six different trails at the Rasa Ria Reserve. This includes medicinal plants and trees, mammals such as the long-tailed macaque and slow loris, insects as well as reptiles.

What You Can Experience At Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu

The Timpak Pogimpaan summit platform with views of Sabah’s iconic Mount Kinabalu – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – offers guests the chance to experience the stunning view of the sunrise.

Early risers can enjoy an early hike to the summit followed by breakfast to immerse themselves in the beauty of the setting and connect with views across the Tambalang River and the resort’s own 18-hole championship golf course, Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club.

For the adventure seekers, the hotel also offers a variety of scheduled activities for water sports enthusiasts and thrill seekers. Guests can enjoy and choose activities from Jet skiing to E-Foil Surfing, ATV and Horse Riding by the beach.

Adding to the local experience are the Bajau and Dusun tribes of Tuaran, two of over 30 ethnic groups in Sabah who have preserved their culture by sharing their customs, festivals, handicraft, and authentic cuisine with visitors.

Those keen to learn about the resort in more detail can explore the website at, covering everything from its room offers, facilities and sustainability initiatives to other curated activities available that showcases the richness of Sabahan culture.

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