Yorkshire Times
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Phil Hopkins
Group Travel Editor & Theatre Correspondent
12:20 AM 20th September 2023

More Bang For Your Buck In Borneo

Travellers looking for Asian luxury on a budget might want to consider Borneo’s Shangri-La Rasa Ria which has discounts on certain stays until 20th December this year.

The award-winning resort is slashing 20% off rooms in its world-class Ocean Wing.

An aerial view of Kota Kinabalu
An aerial view of Kota Kinabalu
Nestled in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, Shangri-La Rasa Ria is situated in an incredible, unique location where the sea meets the rainforest.

The 400-acre resort is a perfect place to soak up the flora and fauna that Malaysian Borneo is known for. With a private white sand beach, 60-acre nature reserve, swimming pool, contemporary spa and 18-hole golf course, there’s plenty for visitors to enjoy.

Guests can have the stay of a lifetime by booking a suite in the luxurious Ocean Wing. The glamour starts from the moment they arrive, with check-in at the Ocean Wing’s private lobby before they’re whisked away to their tranquil rooms.

A complimentary minibar awaits, along with additional thoughtful touches including a personalised pillow menu, Nespresso machine and L'Occitane toiletries.

Beyond rooms, Ocean Wing guests benefit from access to a private pool, Jacuzzi and garden area, as well as complimentary, one-hour usage of a kayak or body board.

Ocean Wing Luxury for Less package starts from £164 per night including breakfast. For more information and to book, see