Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Located just 2½ hours from Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong, the award winning, 492 room seaside resort is just 10 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, the bustling city of Kota Kinabalu and the five beautiful coral islands. Yet it sits in its own tranquil oasis, surrounded by 25 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens on a peninsula surrounded by the waters of the South China Sea facing Mount Kinabalu, Southeast Asia’s highest peak and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Using natural timber and indigenous fabrics, the beautifully appointed rooms located in two wings: Tanjung and Kinabalu wing have been designed to reflect the relaxed, easy-going lifestyle of Sabah.  Different textured fabrics adorn the furnishings and walls while exquisite down-feathered duvets and pillows, hand-tufted rugs and carpets pamper guests in distinct Shangri-La style. All rooms open onto a private balcony and offer panoramic views of the gardens, islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park with its spectacular sunsets, the sprawling city of Kota Kinabalu and the majestic Mount Kinabalu. Travelling executives will be delighted to know that all rooms and suites feature modern facilities that include Broadband Internet Access, a data port with built in multi ports, as well as energy and environment saving devices.

The more guests travel, the more of life’s little luxuries become absolute necessities. Kinabalu Club embraces this offering an exclusive retreat for today’s frequent travellers to experience a higher standard of personalised service and facilities.

The resort’s seven outstanding restaurant and bars, serves tantalizing international and Asian cuisine complimented with fine wines from across the globe while offering a choice of relaxing or funky ambiences for chill out times in the evening.

Guests are kept occupied with an extensive array of recreational facilities from the two large free-form swimming pools, the largest Kids Club in Sabah, nine-hole pitch and putt golf course, four flood lit tennis courts, bicycles and a fully-equipped water sports centre.

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa is home to CHI, the Spa at Shangri-La. Occupying its own private island, Pulau Bayu, it features eight island villas, each portraying the CHI signature “spa within a spa” concept. Other than the steam rooms, outdoor gardens and bathing facilities, it also boasts a yoga pavilion with full views of the South China Sea and breathtaking sunsets, lush private gardens ideal for lounging or meditation, and a welcoming “sanctum” with a spa boutique.
The ideal location provides an excellent base to explore Sabah or one can relax in the luxury of the Resort after a successful meeting, convention or exhibition and is a great venue for incentive groups. With  three meeting rooms including a  grand ballroom that can sit 1,000 persons, professional and dedicated event organizers and service staff, innovative theme banquet  set-ups, state of the art facilities,  the Resort  has organised  successful international MICE events  from all over the world.

The resort is also an excellent base from which guests can explore the many attractions around Sabah. Visit Mount Kinabalu, home to the world’s richest orchid flora and largest single flower in the world, the Rafflesia or go white water river rafting at Padas River, see Orang Utans at the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary and dive at Sipadan, one of the world’s top dive spots.

There is no doubt that every aspect of Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa is designed to shine like a gem in a mystical world in the east.


20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru
88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
T: (60 88) 327 888     F: (60 88) 327 878
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