Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

4.5* out of 5 stars

Superbly located on Batu Feringgi, one of Penang’s most popular beaches, Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La offers true luxury in the middle of a tropical paradise. With golden-sand spanning as far as the eye can see, and the gentle waves of the Malaysian sea so close that they are almost lapping your toes, this family resort provides the perfect base to explore the culture of South-east Asia.

The will be no opportunity for boredom during a holiday spent at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La as there is such a fantastic array of onsite activities on offer. After sunbathing by one of the resort’s two beautiful pools, guests can take advantage of the tennis courts, and a Par 3 Executive Golf Course, while for the younger visitors there is an Adventure Zone, children’s pool with water slides, outdoor playground, and daily organised activities with the Kids’ Club.

For those who want to travel further afield, George Town, the oldest colonial city in the country and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lies just 20 minutes away by complimentary shuttle. Beaches, jungle preserves, and parks can be found throughout the island, and guests can participate in a 2 hour guided walk in the local rainforest.

Please note: The Adventure Zone (children’s indoor playground) will cease operating from 29 February 2020 to make way for further redevelopment. In order to ensure that children’s recreational and entertainment needs are met, the hotel has set up Sandy’s Cool Zone, named after the loveable turtle mascot at the Eco Centre. Access to Sandy’s Cool Zone is complimentary for in-house guests and open to children aged 5 to 12 years old. Operating hours from 9:30am to 8:00pm daily, including complimentary lunch and dinner daily.

Please note: The Ministry of Health has issued a new No Smoking Policy under the Control of Tobacco Product Regulations 2018. Smoking is now prohibited in all common areas of this hotel, including guestrooms, room balconies, lawns & gardens, driveway, entrance way and other common building facilities. Smoking means the inhaling, exhaling, breathing, or possession of any lighted cigarettes, cigar, pipe, e-cigarette and other similar lighted product. Persons contravening the No Smoking Policy may face an on-the-spot fine of RM10,000, or imprisonment for a term of not exceeding two years. Please be informed that any guests who violate the No Smoking rules will be held responsible. The management appreciates your cooperation and understanding.

Please note: Check-in time at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La is 3pm.

Please note: The dates for Ramadan 2021 are Monday 12th April – Tuesday 11th May. Visitors during this time should be aware that opening times may vary and some restrictions may apply. Please speak to your specialist at Kenwood Travel for more information.

Accommodation

Superior Room

Superior Rooms offer spacious, comfortable accommodation with traditional Malay touches, including wooden carved panels with sea-kelp designs. These rooms are ideal for both individual travellers and couples.

Features

Each room offers 36 sqm / 387 sqf.

King-size bed / single bed.

Note: Rollaway beds (maximum of one unit per room) for a third occupant aged 12 years old or above are available at a surcharge. Rollaway beds are subject to availability.

Bathrooms feature a soaking tub with a standing shower, and come with soft, warm lighting as well as unique window panels that create the feeling of more space.

Executive Seaview

The Executive Seaview Room located on the resort’s higher floors offers discerning travellers comfort and privacy in a spacious and finely-appointed environment with a commanding view of the sparkling ocean and its coastline. The room's contemporary Asian design with traditional Malay touches envelopes guests in serenity and serves as a refuge for a truly restful holiday.

- This room is ideal for individual travellers, small families and couples.
- Selected rooms come with a pull-down Murphy bed which easily accommodates a third person in the room and can be retracted during the day for more room space during the day.
- The rooms come with access to its own private balcony with impressive ocean views.
- Dual-line telephones, complimentary high-speed broadband Internet access and a 32-inch LCD television with DVD entertainment system, international satellite television channels and a user-friendly audio-visual panel with convenient USB/iPod/computer connections.
- Bathrooms feature plush cotton towels with exclusive Shangri-La toiletries, and come with soft, warm lighting as well as unique window panels for a more spacious feel.
- Coffee and tea-making facilities.

Deluxe Seafacing

The Deluxe Seafacing Room provides a cosy haven for holiday-makers, with refreshing views of lush tropical greenery and the resort's surrounding pool.  Its impressive in-room facilities and contemporary design scheme makes it a relaxing retreat after a day of fun around the resort.

- This room is ideal for individual travellers, small families and couples.
- Selected rooms come with a pull-down Murphy bed easily accommodates a third person in the room and can be retracted during the day for more room space during the day.
- The rooms have a private balcony with sweeping garden or ocean views.
- Dual-line telephones, complimentary high-speed broadband Internet access and a 32-inch LCD television with DVD entertainment system, international satellite television channels and a user-friendly audio-visual panel with USB/iPod/computer connections.
- Bathrooms feature plush cotton towels with exclusive Shangri-La toiletries, and come with soft, warm lighting as well as unique window panels for a more spacious feel.
- Coffee and tea-making facilities.

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Food & Drink

Cool Lounge

Located adjacent to the Lobby, the one-stop Cool Lounge hosts an array of amusements and modern conveniences including three internet stations, free broadband access, books/magazines/newspapers, board and card games as well as five LCD TV screens where guests can watch movies or world news in air-conditioned comfort.

Garden Café

Situated next to the resort lobby, this open-air café overlooking lush, tropical greenery serves a combination of international cuisine and local favourites. With its fresh, contemporary green-and-white décor, guests can enjoy their meals in a relaxed and inviting environment. The vibrant and innovative design features window seats, round family tables and intimate dinner settings for two highlighted with dramatic lighting and modern white oak furniture.

Lobby Lounge

Situated at the heart of the resort's reception area, the newly redesigned Lobby Lounge seamlessly blends the outdoor with the interior, its breezy, open-air layout overlooks serene garden and pool views.

Sigi's Bar & Grill on the Beach

The new Sigi's Bar and Grill is a fun, family-style restaurant located right on Batu Feringgi beach with one of the best dining views in Penang. Equipped with an open BBQ Grill kitchen and wood fire pizza oven, this casual, cosy outlet boasts a selection of prime steaks, grilled and barbecued seafood, wood-fire pizza, tasty sandwiches, pastas and a range of healthy salads as well as a variety of local Asian dishes. To cater to families with young children, a quick and tasty children’s menu is also available.