Shangri-la's Golden Sands Resort ~ Penang


Discover tropical charms in a cerulean haven.

Glorious sun rays pass through the curtains to announce the morning’s arrival. Through the windows, you see hints of a blue sky. Your lips relax into a slight smile as you feel a surge of energy. You are at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang, a child-friendly destination that promises fun for the entire family.

Ideally situated for a family beach holiday, the Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La is located on Penang’s world renowned Batu Feringgi Beach. The resort features lush gardens and an extensive range of leisure facilities.

A complimentary shuttle is also available for guests wishing to visit George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site just 20 minutes away. The resort is 45 minutes’ drive from the Penang International Airport.

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A beachfront sanctuary for adventure & relaxation

Whether your plans include adventure or pure relaxation, Golden Sands Resort offers an enticing array of activities for both adults and young people. Put your skills to the test and engage in a friendly game of beach volleyball or meet your fellow guests by participating in a soccer match held at the beach front.

Spend time with your loved ones at the Adventure Zone, a unique family entertainment centre for children and adults. Practice your swing at our par 3 pitch and putt golf course, or enjoy pure relaxation by the pool. A fitness centre, a family entertainment centre and three tennis courts as well as foot reflexology facilities are also available for your enjoyment.

The resort offers three synthetic grass tennis courts, open from 8am to 8pm. Rackets are available at the resort's Pool Counter. Alternatively you can test your reflexes with a game of table tennis with your family and friends at our game area.

For kids to play & learn

Golden Sands Resort, Penang is a family-friendly resort that has won several family-oriented awards. Cool Zone Kids Club is a club for our young in-house guests aged 5 to 12 years old located on the Mezzanine Level of the Adventure Zone. It features fun activities from 9.30am - 9pm to keep the kiddies entertained. 

The Adventure Zone is a unique family entertainment centre for children and adults. The 10,300-sqf comprehensive indoor facility caters to family-style activities, allowing children, teens and adults to interact together in a safe environment.

At Golden Sands Resort, Penang, we have the Turtle Care Project which aims to create awareness on turtle conservation and increase the survival rate of turtle hatching. Turtle conservation efforts are supported by a variety of activities involving guests such as Turtle Egg Hunts, Turtle colouring competitions, Turtle Craft Making using recyclable materials along with monthly turtle hatching and release events.

Resort Style dining fun

Guests of Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang, will have access to restaurants that provide scrumptious cuisine in a relaxed, tropical environment.

Garden Café has a fresh, contemporary décor where diners can enjoy their meals in a relaxed and inviting environment. Meanwhile, the new Sigi's Bar and Grill is a fun, family-style restaurant with one of the best dining views in Penang.

Whether on the beach or by the pool, refreshing drinks and light snacks are never far away. Situated at the heart of the resort's reception area, the newly redesigned Lobby Lounge seamlessly blends the outdoor with the interior.

Exceptional comfort in the tropics

The 387 beautifully furnished rooms and suites offer a choice from three categories of rooms. They evoke an ambience of modern luxury while retaining the spaciousness and sophistication that Shangri-La is known for.

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

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

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.

Executive Suites feature separate sitting rooms and private wrap-around balconies with breathtaking ocean views.

Guestroom features:

  • 24-hour in-room dining
  • Complimentary broadband Internet access
  • USB / iPod ports / laptop / modem ports
  • Satellite / cable television and movie channels
  • DVD player
  • In-room locker
  • IDD telephone and voice mail
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer, bathtub and shower
  • Pillow menu (for Suite guests)
  • Murphy pulldown bed for third person /child in selected rooms

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