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Rasa Ria Reserve by Shangri-La

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Beautiful easy access nature

5is nature reserve is very easy access from the resort and you can go for trekks and bird watching... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Per S
Marrakech, Morocco
Fabulous hotel with superb staff

Just spent 9 nights at the Rasa Ria in KK and we had an amazing time. The Ocean Wing was great, the... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
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The Rasa Ria Nature Reserve was established by Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu in collaboration with the State Wildlife Department of Sabah. This protected ecological space aims to facilitate rehabilitation programmes for...more
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Pantai Dalit, Tuaran 89208, Malaysia
+60 88-797 888
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

5is nature reserve is very easy access from the resort and you can go for trekks and bird watching, wildlife sights and stunning views. It is a very easy way to experience the nature of Borneo and the activity center organizes a lot of nice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Per S
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

The resort was lovely — everyone was very helpful and kind, lots of nice pools, beautiful rooms and a nice beach. But if you are looking to spend more time in and around KK it’s a bit of a trek. Probably better if you are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Just spent 9 nights at the Rasa Ria in KK and we had an amazing time. The Ocean Wing was great, the extra touches (mini bar, happy hour, balcony bath) are well worth the upgrade. The Rasa Ria team also made our stay extra special....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I recently spent 12 nights at the Rasa Ria Resort in Kota Kinabalu. We stayed in an Ocean Wing room, a room that was spacious and afforded great views, not only of the ocean but the grounds surrounding our room. We also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The wife and I visited Rasa Ria in August 2018 and it is one of the best hotels we've ever stopped in. We stayed in an Ocean Wing room and is definitely worth the extra money for us. The balcony with double bath is excellent....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at the Rasa Ria. The staff could not have been more pleasant and helpful. The restaurants and bars were very good ( although I probably wouldn’t go back to the Japanese one!) The swimming pool was lovely and the whole...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

The night walk was exciting but cut short by rain! We didn't get tot he summit but we did see bear cats, frogs and a very black tarantula!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This place is one to visit!! We spent 2 weeks here for our honeymoon. It caters to all sorts of people and offers a wide range of activities/ amenities & services. We stayed in both the Garden Wing & Ocean Wing. The garden wing being...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Electra D
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We had a great holiday in this hotel. The staff is really nice, rooms are clean and there a good choice of food. We enjoyed the beautiful sunset and the nature that surround the hotel. Although the orang-utan are not there anymore we enjoyed our...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank bulledebonheur2018
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We have visited Borneo before and did stay at the Rasa Ria, but unfortunately on that occasion for a short time, hence our desire to return. We did several tours and yesterday chose to do the sunrise hike with breakfast. It was amazing! Not only...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Irwinder K
10 March 2019|
Response from Per S | Reviewed this property |
The night walk is still there. You just need long trousers and hiking shoes. Dont know exact price but not very expensive
1 February 2019|
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Response from T9562UZmelanier | Reviewed this property |
There aren’t any there now
Diane C
15 January 2019|
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Response from Samuel1118 | Property representative |
Hi Diane C, you will need a guide to trek inside the reserve for safety reasons. But for the garden area you can walk around without a guide.