The wedding will be held in Sabah, Malaysia or also known as North Borneo. Malaysia is divided by East and West, and Sabah is located in East Malaysia.
If you're flying from the capital city of Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur, you will need to take a domestic flight to Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA), which takes around 2 hours 30 minutes. Airlines that serve this route include Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and Firefly.Alternatively, you can also fly directly to KKIA from Singapore. This route is served by AirAsia, Scoot and Singapore Airlines.For those travelling from Ireland, the most convenient airlines are the Middle Eastern carriers such as Emirates, Etihad, Qatar or Turkish Airlines. They have daily flights from Dublin with easy connections to Malaysia.The journey from the KKIA to Shangri-La Rasa Ria is approximately 45 minutes by car. From the airport, guests can travel to the resort via Grab (A local Uber alternative), private transfer services and taxis.
It's best to stay at the venue itself - Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort. But if you're looking for other option, Nexus Karambunai or Borneo Beach Villa are some of the nearby suggestions however these are still resort-type accommodations with few services in the immediate surrounding area.If you plan to spend a few days in Kota Kinabalu there are ample hotel choices in the city centre and many Airbnb options. If you need some more information or advice on hotels there, please get in touch with the bride or groom.
Yes, children are welcome during the ceremony however due to capacity constraints we are unable to seat children during the meal. Childminding services are available at the resort.- RM35.00 nett for 1 to 2 children per family per hour.- After 2300 - 0200hrs the charges will be RM50.00 nett per hour per baby-sitter.You can download the childminding form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Booking 24 hours prior is required. The rest of terms are stated in the form.
There are lots of activities that you can do in Shangri-La Rasa Ria itself; water sports, horse riding, hiking and much more. Other than that, Sabah is richly blessed with nature diversity, unique cultures, fun adventure and beautiful beaches. It has it all, from the world’s largest flower – the Rafflesia, one of the highest mountains in South East Asia – Mount Kinabalu, to one of the world’s top dive sites – Sipadan Island. Sabah is also known for her great natural treasures which include the world-renowned Danum Valley Conservation Area and Tabin which is Sabah’s largest wildlife reserve. You could also visit Orangutans at Sepilok or take a river cruise to spot Probiscis Monkeys and other wildlife along the Kinabatangan river. If you're planning to climb Mount Kinabalu, book early - www.mountkinabalu.comCheck out these packages by Sabah Travel - www.sabahtravel.comPlan your tailored trip - www.river-junkie.comDiving - www.scuba-junkie.com