The Easter holidays are fast approaching, and there’s still time to plan a memorable family vacation. Shangri–La Rasa Ria, nestled in the heart of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, caters to all types of families, whether seeking relaxation or thrilling adventures.
A Paradise for Families: Exploring and Bonding in Nature
Shangri-La Rasa Ria is enveloped by 400 acres of verdant tropical forest, including the renowned Rasa Ria Reserve. This nature reserve is home to Borneo’s distinct flora and fauna, such as long-tailed macaques, slow lorises, and Malayan porcupines. Expert rangers are available at Shangri-La Rasa Ria to lead guided tours, enabling families to spot the diverse wildlife.
Adventure Point serves as the hub for family activities, including kayaking, wall climbing, cycling, and horse riding. Young children will delight in the Bornean animal play sculptures, balancing beams, swings, climbing zone, and sandpit at Adventure Point.
Nurturing Mini Environmentalists: The Revamped Junior Naturalists Experience
Just in time for Easter, Shangri-La Rasa Ria relaunches its ‘Junior Naturalists’ program for nature-loving kids aged 4-12. This interactive and educational experience allows young explorers to investigate the Shangri–La Rasa RiaRasa Ria Reserve alongside a Resident Naturalist, learning about the unique flora and fauna and the ecosystems that sustain them.
Teen-Friendly Adventures: Golf, Water Sports, and More
For families with teenagers, Shangri–La Rasa Ria’s Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club offers a challenging 18-hole championship golf course. Breathtaking views of Mount Kinabalu and the scenic Tambalang and Mengkabong rivers create a stunning backdrop for a day on the green. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy jet skiing, banana boat rides, kayaking, and paddleboarding in the crystalline waters of the South China Sea.
A Sanctuary for Relaxation: Embrace Nature and Rejuvenate
Shangri-La Rasa Ria, where the sea converges with the rainforest, provides an idyllic setting for relaxation. Bask in the sun on the beach, lounge by the pool, or wander the picturesque grounds. Indulge in spa treatments, such as the Urutan Malaysia massage or a tropical coconut and vanilla wrap, or participate in calming family-friendly activities like Tai Chi and yoga.
Quality Time for Parents: Cool Zone Kids Club
Parents seeking some solitude can trust the Cool Zone Kids Club to keep their children aged 4-12 entertained and safe. Activities include arts and crafts, treasure hunts, mini golf, and more. A dedicated children’s pool allows parents to unwind nearby with a refreshing beverage.
Reserve Your Easter Family Playcation
Shangri-La Rasa Ria’s exclusive ‘6 Times The Fun: An Easter Family Playcation‘ offer includes a two-night stay, daily breakfast, a one-time dinner, complimentary activities, late checkout, and more for a family of two adults and two children under six years old. Prices start at £233 for two nights.