Whether the occasion calls for sophistication, seamless service or a spell with nature, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts caters with romantic getaways at five resorts in dreamy exotic destinations. The bucket-list worthy escapes include three-night’s luxury accommodation at a Shangri-La resort with ocean views, a candlelit dinner in a private cabana or gazebo overlooking the ocean, and a resort-specific experience. The five luxury resorts included in this romantic getaway offer includes Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort, Kota Kinabalu; Shangri-La Fijian Resort & Spa; Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa; Shangri-La Mactan Resort & Spa; Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa.
Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort, Kota Kinabalu
Set on the edge of the sea with views of Mount Kinabalu in the distance, this property is surrounded by 400 acres of Sabah’s tropical rainforest. The romance package includes accommodation in the Ocean Wing Premier Room featuring a private terrace with outdoor bathtub alongside a complimentary Romance Journey treatment for two at CHI, The Spa. Guests may dine beachfront under a gazebo, enjoying a set dinner served by a personal butler after a horse-riding session on the beach or a bike ride around the resort. The offer includes daily breakfast and is priced at MYR4798.
Shangri-La Fijian Resort & Spa
Built on the private 109-acre Yanuca Island, this Shangri-La property is a haven for those who like to feel soft sand beneath their feet. The romance package offers accommodation in an ocean-facing Superior Room, dinner at the decked Takali Cabana, a guided snorkelling safari, a traditional Fijian Bobo massage at CHI Spa and daily buffet breakfast for two. Couples can team up with the resort’s marine biologist to create their own fish house or mini ecosystem for the marine life on the reef flats surrounding the island. The package is priced at FJD1680.
Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa
In the Philippine tropics, where nature, pristine beaches and shady trees are companions, guests are welcomed to this property with champagne so they can toast to the stunning sunset from this Deluxe Seaview Room. For another perspective of this exotic island, couples will be seated for dinner at a cliff-side gazebo overlooking the crystal clear waters and endless expanse of azure sky. The romance package includes round-trip speed boat transfers to Boracay from Caticlan Airport, a Philippine Hilot massage at CHI Spa, kayaking or a guided walk on the resort’s nature trail, as well as daily breakfast. Price for this package is PHP85,295.
Shangri-La Mactan Resort & Spa
Set in the sunny climes of Cebu, Philippines, is Shangri-La Mactan Resort & Spa. Guests will stay in the spacious Ocean Wing Panorama Room which offers stunning views of the white powder beach and ocean. The package also includes a romantic dinner at the seaside cabana, which takes advantage of the sweeping vistas of the Mactan Sea, a one-hour couple’s massage at CHI Spa, roundtrip airport shuttle bus transfers and daily breakfast. This package is priced at PHP51985.
Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa
Surrounded by the mesmerising hues of the blue Maldivian waters, this property sits on Addu Atoll. Nothing says romance like a view of the Indian Ocean from the 1432 square-foot Pool Villa with private pool, terrace and open-air shower. During the day couples can venture out to sea for sightings of spinner dolphins or learn about the resort’s ongoing turtle conservation programme. At night couples will have the opportunity to dine under the stars with a personal butler to attend to their every need. The package also includes daily breakfast and transfers from Gan International Airport to the resort. This experience is priced at US$2340 or US$3390 during the low and peak months respectively.