Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is set amidst 25 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens on a peninsula surrounded by the waters of the South China Sea. The deluxe property is only 10 minutes from the city centre, five coral islands and the Kota Kinabalu International Airport.
All 498 beautifully-appointed rooms open onto private balconies and offer panoramic views of the gardens, Mount Kinabalu or the sea and the outlying islands. Spread throughout the resort are six restaurants and bars offering a gastronomic selection of local and international cuisine.
The resort offers such a wealth of recreational facilities such as a water play area with fun slides, 2,000 square metre swimming pools with tapered shoreline and infinity section for adults, a beach and private marina, tennis courts, a nine-hole pitch and putt golf course, Cool Zone (Kids Club), Leisure Centre and Health Club.
At its privately-run STAR Marina, one can choose to take a day trip to the island for swimming, push their limits with exciting water sports activities or scuba diving.
Guests also get to discover the life-enriching, soul-soothing and enduring effects of the spa lifestyle at the resort’s Chi, The Spa, a signature spa brand of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.