Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort is located beachfront on the edge of the South China Sea amid 400 acres of tropical vegetation in a 64 acre nature preserve. The resort sits on a 2 mile stretch of beautiful white sand beach affording guests numerous recreational and relaxation options. The resort is located 35 minutes from Kota Kinabalu city centre. Nearby attractions are the Kota Belud Tamu - the Kinabalu National Park - the World Heritage Site for Mt Kinabalu - and the Kiulu River for white water rafting. The Sabah area features friendly people - complex rainforest - glorious beaches - and stunning wildlife. Resort facilities include a magnificent 18-hole championship golf course and the Spa at Dalit Bay. The resort also has a fitness centre - two outdoor swimming pools - children pool - spa facilities - water sports - horse riding - ATV safari - and a catamaran for cruises and deep sea fishing. Other features include three full service restaurants - coffee shop - bar - and lobby lounge. Meeting rooms and convention facilities are also available. There are 330 well-appointed guest rooms in the Garden Wing - most featuring great sea views. The Ocean Wing has 90 premier guest rooms - each with 90 square metres of space and a private outdoor bathtub on the terrace. The Ocean Wing also has a separate lobby entrance and an exclusive swimming pool. All rooms are equipped with a private balcony or lanai - IDD telephones - central air conditioning - in room safe - high speed Internet access - satellite TV - coffee and tea making facilities - and hair dryers.