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Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang

TropicalLife - Shangri La's TropicalLife - Shangri La's TropicalLife - Shangri La's [vc_row][vc_column][vc_blockquote type=”type1″ border_color=”#00e3ff”] For over four decades, Rasa Sayang has been the iconic resort on Penang as Malaysia’s first ever five-star resort and Shangri-La’s first property in Malaysia. [/vc_blockquote][vc_column_text] A short flight from KL took me to Penang International from where I made my way to the Batu Ferringgi Beach area where Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa is located. The resort sits on a large site of 30 acres and was designed and built to incorporate the best of Malay tradition in conjunction with contemporary chic. Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang offers 304 elegantly appointed rooms and suites divided into two wings: Garden Wing and Rasa Wing, each with their own entrance, lobby and driveway. The Garden Wing comprises of 189 rooms, whereas the smaller Rasa Wing has 115 rooms. I chose to stay at the new garden wing room overlooking the ocean. The newly renovated rooms feature five-star amenities, earth tone furniture and a spacious terrace that provides guests with a relaxing tropical resort ambience. There is plenty of choice for in house dining as the resort has several world class and award winning restaurants: The Feringgi Grill, the Feringgi Bar, the Spice Market Café and the Pinang Bar and Restaurant, bars abound and the resort offers 24 hour room service While at the resort, a visit to CHI, The Spa is not to be missed. Eleven spa villas are ranged around a secluded beachfront area of the resort. Here holistic treatments to rejuvenate and relax are on offer. For business travellers, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang helps you to make your business trip more efficient as they have a complete Internet workstations and private office space available upon request. Business meeting facilities are flawlessly linked to The Pelangi Ballroom. There are 14 meeting and function rooms of various sizes and the ballroom can accommodate up to 300 people for a banquet. I found my stay at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang was most relaxing, hassle-free and provided perfect holiday accommodation. The resort offers the complete list of holiday requirements in its own splendid environment and five-star facilities. Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa Batu Feringgi Beach, 11100 Penang, Malaysia Tel. +60 4 888 8888