Shangri La Tanjung Aru

Summary

Enter into paradise at Shangri La Tanjung Aru, a magnificent coastal resort in Borneo that offers rooms with every modern facility. The resort is located on the beach allowing guests to sail, swim, windsurf, and enjoy a host of other water based activities. Combining this excellent beachside location with the resort's beautiful surroundings ensures guests will enjoy a tranquil and unforgettable stay.

Highlights

  • Cafe Tatu's world cuisine buffet
  • Ideal luxurious base from which to further explore west coast Sabah
  • Family friendly with many activities provided specifically for kids
  • Stunning, multi-coloured, sunset views from the appropriately named Sunset Bar

Location

Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia

Best time to go

November and January are normally the wettest months with the rainy season lasting into March. April to September are normally the driest months.

Our thoughts

This resort is located on a peninsula of a secluded away but is minutes away from the centre of downtown Kota Kinabalu and within close proximity to the international airport. It has its own private beach with gorgeous views of the surrounding coral island which have world renowned dive sites and a private island where guests can find CHI, the Shangri La Spa. This resort is ideal as a base from which to explore the west coast of Sabah.


  • Kids' Club
  • Spa
  • Health Club
  • WiFi
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry & valet service
  • Shopping
  • 24-hour room service

Cafe Tatu - Caf'e Tatu is a contemporary restaurant that features a varied buffet breakfast and dinner in an open-kitchen design. The caf'e offers Mongolian, Tandoori, Asian noodles, dim sum, pasta, salads and desserts. Lunch is available `a la carte.

Coco-Joe's Bar & Grill - This contemporary beach barbecue restaurant and bar serves refreshing cocktails, fresh seafood and an a la carte menu while diners enjoy an unobscured view of the South China Sea at the restaurant's private beach-dining platforms. Diners are welcome to engage in a cook-it-yourself barbecue experience with the family.

Peppino - Peppino ranks amongst Kota Kinabalu's finest culinary locations for Italian fine dining. The restaurant delivers authentic Italian cuisine complemented by unforgettable Shangri-La hospitality. .

Shang Palace - Shang Palace is located at the ground level of the resort overlooking the evergreen Kinabalu garden and the South China Sea and is renowned for its delectable dim sum, available for breakfast and lunch, as well as its mouth-watering choice of Cantonese and Chinese fare.

Sunset Bar - Kota Kinabalu's iconic Sunset Bar is located at the edge of the South China Sea and offers a Cool Box Ice Cream Bar.

Tanjung Wing Deluxe Seaview Suites - These suites offer luxurious accommodations that reflect the traditional spirit of Borneo and each suite faces the ocean offering a panoramic view of gorgeous coral islands and the beautiful South China Sea. This luxury one-bedroom suite features a separate sitting room, dining area, private wraparound balcony with sundeck, a spacious dressing room with two wardrobes, and a marble bathroom with bathtub and private Jacuzzi.

Tanjung Wing Executive Seaview Suites - These suites offer the luxury of space and feature panoramic views of sparkling coral islands and the shimmering South China Sea. This luxury one-bedroom suite offers a separate sitting room, dining area, private balcony, and a marble bathroom with bathtub and separate shower.

Tanjung Wing Presidential Seaview Suites - These suites offer the most expansive and luxurious accommodations in Kota Kinabalu and are ideal for stylish entertaining or enjoying complete privacy. This luxury one-bedroom suite comes with a separate sitting room, dining area, private wraparound balcony with sundeck, spacious dressing room with two wardrobes and vanity table, and a marble bathroom that comes complete with a bathtub and private Jacuzzi.

Kinabalu Wing Mountain View Rooms - These rooms offer spacious, luxury accommodations with traditional Sabah-inspired touches. The bathrooms offer extra towels, Shangri-La toiletries, a separate shower cubicle and soaking tub.

Kinabalu Wing Seaview Rooms - These rooms are elegantly furnished in light pastel colours and offer expansive luxury in traditional Borneo style. These rooms feature a private balcony with spectacular views of the South China Sea, glass-walled bathrooms, extra towels, Shangri-La toiletries, a separate shower cubicle, and a soaking tub.

Kinabalu Wing Executive Seaview Suites - These suites offer luxurious accommodations that reflect the traditional spirit of Borneo, and face the beach and ocean offering panoramic views of coral islands and the South China Sea. This luxury one-bedroom suite comes with a separate sitting area, and the marble bathroom with bathtub and a private Jacuzzi.

Kinabalu Wing Deluxe Seaview Suites - These suites are furnished in an elegant and contemporary style and the generous floor plan makes them ideal for stylish entertaining or enjoying complete privacy. They offer views of the gardens and islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. This luxury one-bedroom suite comes with a separate sitting area and private balcony, spacious dressing room with two wardrobes and vanity table, and a marble bathroom with bathtub and private Jacuzzi.

Kinabalu Club Mountain View Rooms - These rooms offer contemporary, luxury accommodations and is furnished with traditional Sabah-inspired touches. Bathrooms offer extra towels, Shangri-La toiletries, a separate shower cubicle and soaking tub. This room includes exclusive Kinabalu Club privileges, including access to the Club Lounge serving complimentary beverages during the day, and a personal concierge service.

Kinabalu Club Seaview Rooms - These rooms are elegantly furnished in light pastel colours and offer expansive luxury in traditional Borneo style. These rooms feature a private balcony with spectacular views of the South China Sea, glass-walled bathrooms, extra towels, Shangri-La toiletries, a separate shower cubicle, and a soaking tub. This room includes exclusive Kinabalu Club privileges, including access to the Club Lounge serving complimentary beverages during the day, and a personal concierge service.

Kinabalu Club Executive Seaview Suites - These suites offer luxurious accommodations that reflect the traditional spirit of Borneo. This luxury one-bedroom suite comes with a separate sitting area, and the marble bathroom with bathtub and a separate shower cubicle. This room includes exclusive Kinabalu Club privileges, including access to the Club Lounge serving complimentary beverages during the day, and a personal concierge service

Kinabalu Club Deluxe Seaview Suites -These suites offer the most expansive and luxurious accommodations in Kota Kinabalu and are ideal for stylish entertaining or enjoying complete privacy. This luxury one-bedroom suite comes with a separate sitting area, private balcony, spacious dressing room with two wardrobes and vanity table, and a marble bathroom that comes complete with a bathtub and private Jacuzzi. This room includes exclusive Kinabalu Club privileges, including access to the Club Lounge serving complimentary beverages during the day, and a personal concierge service.

  • Health club
  • Beach
  • Swimming
  • Spa
  • Petanque
  • Pitch & Putt
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Wide variety of water sports nearby

Children are welcome here and have activities abound to keep them occupied. There is a kids club for 4-12 years and the first and only one of its kind in Borneo, the water play area is comprised of a dedicated section for toddlers, teenagers and an interactive area for all ages. Enjoy theme park quality water slides for adults and children measuring a total length of 100 metres. Other fun facilities include water battle stations with water balloon launchers, a 2,000 square metre swimming pool with tapered shoreline for children and a Jacuzzi and infinity pool section for adults.


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