From £900 PER PERSON
The following itinerary will not bring you within view of manta rays. If you
are very keen on seeing abundance of sea life, let us know so that we can suggest
an island for 2 night stay. Have you heard of Sipadan Island? Let u know if you
are interested to know more. We can arrange for you to stay at a nearby facility
with easy day access to sipadan island for a fantastic snorkeling experience where
you will be sure to see giant turtles and lots of other marine life.
Day 1 : Arrive at Kota Kinabalu International Airport and transfer to Rasa
Ria hotel (a 5 star beach front resort with miles of sandy beach, pools. Golf
course, international, indian and western restaurants) At night, enjoy a romantic
candle light dinner. [Specially arranged for you]
Day 2 : Enjoy the rest of the day by the poolside. Walk the beach, enjoy the
sunset view; Enjoy the in-house activities including the Orang Utan sanctuary.
Overnight in Rasa Ria. (optional activities include horse riding, massage on the
beach, sea sports, table tennis, lawn tennis [B]
Day 3 : Rasa Ria. [B]
Day 4 : Rasa Ria. [B]
Day 5 : Fly to Sandakan and proceed to the jetty for onward journey to the
Selingan Island. Overnight at Selingan island to try and catch viewing of a turtle
laying eggs. [B,L,D]
Day 6 : Back to mainland for Orang Utan experience at the Sepilok Rehabilitation
Centre and Sandakan City tour. Check in to Borneo Hotel. [B,L]
Day 7 : Depart for Kota Kinabalu. At night, romantic candle light dinner with
your love one and visit the entertainment outlets. Overnight in resort hotel with
sea front. International, Chinese and Italian restaurants, pool side bar) [B,
plus a specially arranged dinner just for you]
Day 8 : Enjoy your whole day by the pool in resort hotel . [B]
Day 9 : Full day at resort hotel. [B]
Day 10 : Island trip and snorkeling. BBQ lunch on an island some 10 minutes
by speed boat from the city. Return to resort hotel by late afternoon. (If you
prefer to spend a night or more in one of the chalets on a nearby island, let
us know.) On Manukan island you can walk the beach at sunset and sunrise almost
all to yourselves; feed the fishes at the jetty [B,L]
Day 11 : at resort hotel [B] (optional nights at a disco and/or a pub, optional
dining at a Japanese, Chinese or Indian restaurant. Or have a dinner at a restaurant
by the beach after enjoying a sunset you will always remember. Transport can be
arranged for you).
Day 12 : at resort hotel [B]
Day 13 : at resort hotel [B]
Day 14 : Von Voyage. [B]
- all land transfers
- boat transfers
- breakfast (B) lunch (L) and dinner (D) as indicated
- entrance fee to the park
- domestic flights (MAS)
- english speaking guide while on tour
- government taxes
The Rasa Ria is a large resort hotel on the coast of Sabah in Borneo. The hotel
has excellent facilities including its own golf course. The hotel has all amenities
for your comfort and most of the 330 rooms have a view of the sea, garden and
beach. The Rasa Ria is great if you like sports as there is horse riding, wind
surfing, white water rafting, bicycles for hire and tennis courts. As well as
the above the resort has a large outdoor swimming pool, a steam room and a jacuzzi
and you can also have a massage.
-Childrens pool babysitting bubbles kids club for 3-12 yr olds kids meals
Facilities golf pool tennis cours riding white water rafting gym canoeing.
Romantic Proposal Itinerary
From £980 PER PERSON
Arrive/ Relax at resort; the rasa ria
relax at resort; rasa ria
relax at resort; rasa ria
Day 4 ; B L
day trip Kinabalu Park with light lunch
overnight at rasa ria
[PROPOSE TO HER at THE COAST restaurant
OR over a romantic dinner on the beach planned just for 2 of them? Weather
Transfer kk/sandakan [upgrade to business class flight]
Boat transfer to Selingan island;
River Cruise/OxBow Lake
[PROPOSE ON THE BOAT? We can get the guide to make an announcement!!!]
sukau/skn/kk No gomantong cave visit; 2nd sepilok visit after sukau
transfer to kk [upgrade to business class flight]
night at the Nexus resort
relax at Nexus
[PROPOSE over romantic dinner on the beach; specially arranged just for 2?]
relax at Nexus; Horse Riding on beach; suggest either during early morning
or late afternoon [cooler]
Travel to Mabul Island [PROPOSE? The little island looks romantic enough;
and we can arrange a special dinner for 2 at the jetty]
relax at STAR
[PROPOSE over dinner for 2 specially arranged on a small man made beach
near the pool; under a coconut tree?]
From £1500 PER PERSON
Day 1 : Arrival KK and met at airport for transfer to Rasa Ria.
ria is a world class beach front luxurious resort facing the south china sea.
Pools, deck chairs under coconut trees, golf course, poolside bar and BBQ, vast
landscaped grounds, Indian, International cuisine and a must to drink and dine
at the Coast a western cuisine restaurant boasting to be the most
romantic this side of south east asia. A few orang utans are currently at the
jungle near the site. Viewing by arrangement at meal times.
Optional activities at rasa ria include water sports, horse riding, golf
Overnight at rasa ria. [D]
*While at Rasa Ria we have included a special and romantic candle light dinner
to be arranged just for you. You may have this on the first night or any other
night at rasa ria. Let us know. We can arrange for this to be served on the beach,
just for the two of you.
Day 2 : After a late breakfast near the garden, enjoy the miles of sandy beach.
Look out into the horizon beyond the south china sea seated on deck chairs under
a coconut tree or sit by one of the several inviting pools. Enjoy a spectacular
tropical sunset. After dinner, sing a song at the lobby lounge accompanied by
the resident band or request them to play your favourite tune. Why not dance the
Overnight at Rasa Ria. [B ]
Day 3 : at Rasa Ria. Continue to explore and enjoy the facilities and optional
Have a round at the 27 hole golf course on site optional. Do nothing.
Overnight at rasa ria [B]
Day 4 after breakfast we take you for a day trip to the foothills of mount
kinabalu [a world heritage site] where you can enjoy a dip at the naturally hot
spring and take a canopy walk to enjoy a breathtaking view]. Return to rasa ria
Overnight at rasa ria [B]
Day 5 : After breakfast, check out and transfer to airport for flight to Sandakan.
Proceed to Selingan Island for the chance to witness turtle(s) laying eggs on
shore at night.
Overnight at Selingan Island. [B L D]
Day 6 : Return to Sandakan town. proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary to
see our closest cousins at feeding time. TV documentaries have been made of this
facility. After lunch, transfer to Sukau resort for viewing the proboscis monkeys
along the river.
Overnight at sukau [B L D]
Day 7 get up a little earlier for a boat trip on the oxbow lake and be with
nature as it awakens before breakfast. Return for late breakfast. check out to
proceed to Borneo Rainforest Lodge in Danum Valley; a resort set in the virgin
jungle with comfortable chalets. VIPs and Royalties have been here. Spot for birds
include the majestic hornbills, animals approach the chalets [wild boars and small
deers have often been around], canopy walk to spot for birds from the very roof
of the forest. If u are lucky, you may see orang utans on tree tops feeding on
wild fruits. Thats as natural as one can get to see them.
Overnight at Danum valley [B L D]
Day 8 : At Danum valley. jungle trekking with English speaking guide [all to
yourselves if you like], water tubing down the river nearby. Experience
the night drive safari.
Overnight at Danum valley. [B L D]
Day 9 After breakfast check out of danum valley and proceed to semporna to
take a speed boat ride to Kapalai reef resort. Check in and jump into the inviting
waters for some snorkeling or a dive near the jetty optional. Accomodation
in chalet with bathroom fan and balcony. Enjoy an ever changing view of the marine
life just below your chalet. Look out for the many star fishes, octopus, sea cucumber
fishes of so many species and may be a turtle, lion fish.
Overnight at Kapalai [B L D]
Day 10 after breakfast, transfer by boat to nearby sipadan island; a world
class diving destination.
Scuba diving and snorkeling optional; but definitely irresistible.
A vast array of marine life awaits you. Simply amazing! Often crystal clear waters.
Accomodation in beach chalet with bathroom. Fan. Walk casually round the island
in about 40 minutes at sundown and again at sunrise. Have sandals will travel.
We have yet to meet anyone who has not seen a turtle while at Sipadan.
Free flow coffee and tea.
Overnight at sipadan. [B J D]
Day 11 : After breakfast and join the mornings dive/scuba trip. Do another
dive/snorkel before lunch, transfer by boat from sipadan to Semporna and proceed
to Tawau airport to take a flight to KK.
Upon arrival, check into STAR; a luxurious resort by the sea front with island
and city views, pools, vast landscaped grounds, poolside BBQ and bar, lounge bar
with resident band. Tennis courts. Grab a hammock when one becomes available.
Chinese, Italian and international cuisine. Deck chairs by the pool and in the
gardens near the sea front. Sunset bar by the sea. If you have not had enough
of islands consider a day trip to hop over to the nearby Manukan island (feed
the hundreds of fishes waiting for you at the jetty) or the Guyana resort for
*cultural show during dinner at Pulau Bayu restaurant at STAR
while at STAR, a dinner will be specially arranged for you.
Overnight at STAR [B, L]
Day 12 leisure at STAR
Overnight at STAR [B]
Enjoy a drink with live band entertainment at the lobby lounge. You can even
sing a song or request them to sing or play your favourite tune. Sir Cliff Richard?
Day 13 at STAR
Includes a candle light dinner. To be arranged just for you.
Overnight at STAR [B]
Day 14 at STAR
Overnight at STAR [B]
Day 15 After a late breakfast, have a last dip at the pool.
Bon voyage [B]
[while at STAR if you fancy dining away from the resort and you wish to eat
in a Japanese,
Chinese, Indian, Korean, Thai or seafood restaurant, we can arrange for your
transport needs. You may choose to walk over to eat at the casual dining facilities
very near STAR.
After dinner, you may also choose to have a night out at the local disco or
a pub downtown.
Summary of locations of nights (order of tours subject top variation) with
meals as indicated
- 4 nights stay at Rasa Ria resort (all breakfasts and 1 dinner)
- 1 night at Selingan [turtle]island [all meals]
- 1 night at Sukau nature resort [all meals]
- 2 nights at danum valley [all meals]
- 1 night at kapalai [all meals]
- 1 night at sipadan island [all meals]
- 4 nights at STAR resort (all breakfasts and 1 dinner)
- [total 14 nights]
- Domestic flights from kk to sandakan and from Tawau to kk
- All land/sea transfers including transport to Sunday market [if applicable]
& back to the STAR . [excluding optional transportation at nights]
- Complimentary city tour, a shopping trip and a visit to the local museum to
be arranged at your discretion; Transport for these included.
English Speaking Guide for tours at:
- Selingan (turtle) Island
- Sukau nature resort
- Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary
- Borneo Rainforest Lodge at danum valley
- Mount Kinabalu park
Transfer to Semporna
Boat transfer to Kapalai/Sipadan
- Accommodation on a sharing basis on the resort.
- 3 boat dives daily except on arrival and departure days and unlimited dives
in front of resort.
- Fresh food cooked by chinese chef on buffet style.
- Afternoon snacks served after 3rd dive, tea/coffee, cold water and cordial
served thru out the day.
- Tanks, weight and belt are provided.
- Night dives with a buddy are included if you are an advanced diver.
*On Wednesdays and Saturdays at the STAR, dinner at the Pulau Bayu
[a man made peninsular] is from 6.30pm to 10pm and comes with cultural show from
8pm to 9pm
(Malay wedding on Wednesdays and the famed bamboo dance on Saturdays; try it
if you dare). Malaysian Buffet with coffee and tea; Advisable to book early. Presently
the dinner and show with coffee/tea costs about 10 Pounds per head.