Land Below the Wind – Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club, Malaysia


Located in the Northern portion of the island of Borneo lies the tropical course of Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club. Often referred as the “Land Below The Wind” by passing fishermen, it describes this area which offers protection from the typhoon winds that often hit the coastline in March and again in September.

The resort is located in the main town of Sabah. Its rugged terrain is largely protected by the large Mount Kinabalu at 4101 metres, which dominates the surrounding landscape. The region has a large diversity of flora and fauna, as well as one of the world’s largest rainforests.

Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club is part of the world renowned hotel chain Shangri La, called Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort located on Pantai Dalit Beach. The Malaysian themed hotel is perched on a hill and set amidst a nature reserve, with a spectacular beachfront views. An eco-friendly resort, it boasts a magnificent Spa and a unique Orangutan Education Centre where you can get up close and personal with the local icons. Other attractions include horse riding, all-terrain vehicle safaris or deep-sea fishing.
Dalit Bay Golf and Country Club is a part of Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort. This 18-hole golf course is designed by Ted Parslow, a wetlands golf course bordered by the Mengkabong and Tambalang rivers. Golfers can enjoy magnificent views of Mount Kinabalu.
The fully equipped Pro Shop offering a range of balls, gloves and headwear to complement its personal range of apparel, with a further selection of premium golf equipment available for rental.