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Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
Average: 4.5 (1 vote)
TripAdvisor Review
3778 Reviews
Guide Price £939 per person
Based on December 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with Cathay Pacific, staying for 7 nights bed and breakfast in a Superior Room (2 adults sharing) including return transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

A family friendly tropical escape

Ideal for both beach and culture lovers alike, the Golden Sands Resort is situated on Batu Ferringhi Beach just a short walk from the famous night market. A complimentary shuttle service to George Town runs at certain times of the day so you can explore the colonial capital of Penang renowned for its delicious local cuisine and traditional shophouses. Back at the resort there's plenty to keep families occupied including a kids' club, the adventure zone entertainment centre, children’s swimming pool and children’s menus available in some of the restaurants. While the younger guests play, why not treat yourself to a pampering treatment at the Chi Spa? Alternatively relax around one of the two lagoon pools, play some golf on the small golf course, visit the onsite eco-centre and Turtle care project or enjoy a range of activities including tennis, table tennis, beach volleyball, beach football, petanque and Tai Chi.

  • Close to the night market
  • Great for families
  • Adventure Zone Entertainment Centre

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Deluxe

Location Type

Beach

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • H&J Recommended

Board Basis Options

  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Family Entertainment
  • Family Rooms
  • Kid's Club
  • Kid's Pool
Location Highlights

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

  • Beach
  • approx. 45 minutes from Penang Airport.
3778 Reviews 78% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1456
  • Very Good 1377
  • Average 555
  • Poor 224
  • Terrible 166

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Jul 13, 2019

Good family hotel in Penang

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Had weekend retreat here and stayed one night. The hotel is clean and the staffs are friendly. The hotel very suitable for families. The shop is around the hotel and easily access to those KFC,MCD and some convenient store. The hotel have the play area and slides for the kids. The hotel also serve good buffet for malaysian local food buffet.
Jul 12, 2019

Mr

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

The location of the resort very helpful close to restaurants and public transportation. As well as a clean resort and facilities made our DM stay enjoyable. also the staff are very friendly especially Mr. Abdallah
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Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

Facilities

Two Swimming Pools

The resort has three lagoon-shaped pools which are set within the gardens. There is an activities pool with a whirlpool and a children’s swimming pool with a waterslide.

Fitness Centre

The resort features a fully equipped fitness centre.

Chi Spa

The Chi Spa offers refined settings in which to enjoy a pampering well-being treatment and features Malay and Peranakan influences with its rich timber wood flooring and stone walls. Surrounded by 30 acres of lush gardens, this spa offers a haven of luxury and tranquillity. Experience massages, exercise, stretching, hydrotherapy and meditation here.

Sports & Entertainment

The resort features a nine hole golf course whilst natural excursions can be enjoyed close by such as jungle treks.Sporting facilities include: tennis, table tennis, beach volleyball, beach football, petanque and Tai Chi.

Par 3 Golf Course

Located next door at Shangri La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa

Turtle Care Project & onsite Eco Centre.

The resort features a Turtle Care Project and onsite Eco Centre.

Complimentary Shuttle to George Town

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available across the Resort

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

Room Types

Executive Sea View

Double/Twin: max 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child 

Executive Sea View rooms are located on the resorts higher floors with great sea views. Your bathroom features a bathtub and shower or standing shower, whilst complimentary Wi-Fi is provided for your convenience.

Size: 30sqm

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Fridge
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Shower over bath
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Deluxe Seafacing Room

Deluxe Sea Facing Room

Double/Twin: max 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child 

Deluxe Sea Facing Rooms feature a balcony overlooking the pool and sea. Your bathroom features a bathtub and shower whilst complimentary Wi-Fi is provided for your convenience.

Size: 30sqm

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Fridge
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Shower over bath
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Superior Hillview room

Superior

Double/Twin: max 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child 

Superior Rooms are comfortable, complete with traditional Malay touches and complimentary Wi-Fi. Your bathroom features a soaking tub and shower.

Size: 36sqm

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Fridge
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Shower over bath
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

Food & Drink

Garden Cafe

Garden Café

Garden Cafe; serves international cuisine and local favourites. This open-air cafe; overlooks the gardens. A children's menu is also available.

Restaurant

Sigi's Bar and Grill

Sigi's Bar and Grill is located on Batu Ferringgi beach and serves a wide selection of dishes and a children’s menu in casual settings. Dish options include steak, wood-fired pizza, sandwiches, pastas and local Asian options. The outdoor upper deck is a signature feature where guests can enjoy panoramic views of the beach. A range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the bar.

Cool Lounge

Cool Lounge

Enjoy tea, coffee, bottled juices, pastries, cakes and sandwiches in the Cool Lounge and a range of entertainment options including internet stations, board and card games, books, magazines, newspapers and TV's.

Lobby Lounge

The Lobby Lounge is open-air and overlooks the gardens and pools, serving refreshments and light snacks.

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast
Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

Family Friendly Facilities

Adventure Zone

Adventure Zone

The largest indoor playground of its kind, the Adventure Zone is Shangri-La's unique family entertainment centre. Three categories of exciting drop slides and multiple sections of modular play equipment provide fun times in a safe and fun-filled environment for children and teenagers.

Kid's Club

The Kid's Club is open 10.00 until 12 noon and 14.00 until 17.00.

Kids Pool

Splash Zone

The Splash Zone provides endless fun for the little ones with water features that include tipping water buckets, butterfly sprays, turtle water sprays, rainbow sprays, floor water jets, tipping cones,water cannons and two twisting water slides.

Toddler Zone

Located within the Adventure Zone, the Toddler Zone is designed for children below 4 years. The Toddler Zone includes a ball pit, mini slide and numerous climbing and exciting play modules.