June 16, 2017

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

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

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang is a luxury beachfront resort located in Batu Feringgi on the Malaysian island of Penang. First opened in 1973, Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang holds the distinction as the first Shangri-La property to open in Malaysia and is the pioneering luxury resort along Batu Feringgi Beach.

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

As soon as you arrive at Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, you will instantly feel the signature Shangri-La hospitality you experience back home. Stepping into the lobby, the familiar fragrance will give you a sense of arrival, a sense of coming home to a Shangri-La.

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang
Garden Wing | Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa is known for its architecture which combines modern and traditional design elements inspired by Malaysia's Minangkabau houses. The entire property is dotted by centuries-old rain trees and pathways lined with lush gardens. True to its name, Rasa Sayang which means "feeling of love", the resort's charm makes it a popular destination for honeymooners.

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang
Rasa Wing | Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang

With a total of 304 elegant guestrooms and suites, Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa is comprised of two resort wings, each having its own driveway, lobby, and reception. The two wings offer guests with two distinctive levels of luxury resort experience. Members of the Golden Circle loyalty program are also accorded with the following benefits upon check-in:

Gold Members
  • welcome amenity of fresh fruits

Jade Members
  • three choices of welcome amenities
  • early check-in at 11:00am (subject to room availability)
  • late check-out until 4:00pm (subject to room availability)
  • upgrade to the next best room category (if the reserved room type is not available upon check-in)
  • complimentary daily breakfast buffet at Spice Market Cafe (Garden Wing) for the Jade member plus one registered companion

Diamond Members
  • three choices of welcome amenities plus fresh fruits
  • early check-in at 8:00am (subject to room availability)
  • late check-out until 6:00pm (subject to room availability)
  • upgrade to the next best room category (if the reserved room type is not available upon check-in)
  • complimentary access to the Rasa Lounge (located at the Rasa Wing) for the Diamond member plus one registered companion
  • complimentary daily breakfast available at Spice Market Cafe (Garden Wing) or Feringgi Grill (Rasa Wing) for the Diamond member plus one registered companion 




► GARDEN WING AT SHANGRI-LA'S RASA SAYANG RESORT & SPA

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

The Garden Wing is the main wing of the resort. It has a total of 189 guestrooms and suite, ranging from Deluxe Rooms for couples to Family Rooms, and to Suites with spacious terraces. All of the guestrooms and suites at the Garden Wing have a balcony where guests enjoy views of the resort's garden, swimming pool and of the sea. Most of the resort's restaurants are also located in the Garden Wing.

Room Category (Garden Wing) Room Size
(sqm)
Bed
Configuration
View
Deluxe Garden View Room 42 King or Twin Garden
Deluxe Seaview Room 42 King or Twin Sea
Superior Family Seaview Room 50 King & Single Garden
Deluxe Family Room 60 Double Beds Garden
Executive Family Room 76 King & Twin Garden & Pool
Studio Suite* 66 King Pool & Sea
Junior Terrace Suite* 100 King Garden & Sea
Terrace Suite* 114 King Garden & Sea
Tranquil Suite* 105 King Garden, Pool  & Sea
*Guests staying in suites at the Garden Wing enjoy the exclusive benefits of the Rasa Wing Lounge




► RASA WING AT SHANGRI-LA'S RASA SAYANG RESORT & SPA

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

Designed with the most discerning travelers in mind, the Rasa Wing offers its guests the highest standard in luxury accommodation and personalized service. The Rasa Wing has its own driveway and lobby, an exclusive lounge and a swimming pool reserved for Rasa Wing guests. For an unforgettable luxury holiday in Penang, make sure you stay in one of its 115 luxurious and spacious guestrooms and suites.

Room Category (Rasa Wing) Room Size
(sqm)
Bed
Configuration
View
Rasa Superior Room 40 King or Twin Garden
Rasa Deluxe Room 44 King or Twin Garden & Pool
Rasa Junior Suite ► 62 King or Twin Garden & Pool
Rasa Deluxe Suite 84 King or Twin Garden & Pool
Rasa Premier Suite 119 King Garden & Sea
Penang Suite 242 King Garden  & Sea




► FEATURED GUEST ROOM: RASA JUNIOR SUITE

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

The Rasa Junior Suite is the highest among the three guestroom categories of the Rasa Wing. With a total space of 62 square meters, the Rasa Premier Room offers the conveniences of a studio with the refinements of a suite.



The highlight of the Rasa Junior Suite is the private balcony with an oversized soaking tub. Guests are treated with a sweeping view of the Rasa Wing pool and of the garden. Guests staying in a Rasa Junior Suite also enjoy access to the exclusive Rasa Wing Lounge.

Here are some of the key features of the Rasa Junior Suite:
  • 62 square meters of luxury
  • panoramic view of the Andaman Sea or of the resort's garden
  • flatscreen TV with local and international cable channels
  • high-speed Wifi connection
  • coffee and tea making facility
  • marble bathroom with separate bathtub and shower
  • read more ►




► EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS FOR RASA WING GUESTS

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

Guests staying in the Rasa Wing enjoy a host of exclusive privileges at the Rasa Wing Lounge. Golden Circle Diamond members also enjoy complimentary access to the Rasa Wing Lounge as part of their membership benefits.

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

The following Rasa Wing benefits include:

  • daily breakfast available in two venues
  • afternoon tea served at the Rasa Lounge from 3:00pm to 4:00pm daily
  • evening cocktails and pre-dinner canapés served at the Rasa Wing Lounge from 5:30pm to 7:00pm daily (charges apply after 7:00pm)
  • all-day refreshments (coffee, tea, juice and soft drinks) available at the Rasa Wing Lounge from 7:00am to 11:00pm daily (charges apply for invited guests)
  • complimentary soft drinks, coffee, and tea served at the Rasa Wing Pool and at the Main Pool (located at the Garden Wing) from 9:00am to 5:00pm (not available at the Pinang Bar & Restaurant)




► DINING OUTLETS AT SHANGRI-LA RASA SAYANG RESORT & SPA

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang
Feringgi Bar | Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang

Restaurant Dining Experience
Spice Market Café ► all-day dining restaurant serving authentic Chinese, Indian, Malay, Nyonya-Baba, Asian, and Western cuisines
Feringgi Grill fine dining restaurant specializing in grilled meats and seafood, paired with fine wines
Pinang Restaurant & Bar outdoor restaurant offering a casual, beachside dining experience featuring  Asian and Western specialties
Feringgi Bar serves evening cocktails, beers, and premium spirits, with live music entertainment 
FIP Fun Interactive & Play a casual dining restaurant serving light snacks and innovative drinks in a playful and fun setting




► DINING BENEFITS FOR GOLDEN CIRCLE MEMBERS



Golden Circle (GC) Members dining at any of the restaurants and bars of Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang can either earn GC Reward Points or instantly redeem GC Reward Points on dining.

Dining Benefit Gold
Member
Jade
Member
Diamond
Member
GC Award Point(s) earned per eligible
US Dollar spent on dining
1 1.25 1.50
US Dollar value per 10 GC Award Points redeemed on dining USD1.00 USD1.25 USD1.25

Note: GC Award Points will be credited to your account one to two weeks after the date of the transaction.




► FEATURED RESTAURANT: SPICE MARKET CAFE



Spice Market Café is an all-day dining restaurant offering a la carte and buffet dining in a casual restaurant setting. Spice Market Café serves authentic Chinese, Indian, Malay, Nyonya-Baba, Asian, and Western specialties. Read more ►




► BREAKFAST VENUES AT SHANGRI-LA'S RASA SAYANG RESORT & SPA

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang
Breakfast at Feringgi Grill | Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang

Room packages booked at Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang already include breakfast for two persons and two children below six years old. The room type you booked will determine your options for breakfast venue.

  • Breakfast Buffet at Spice Market Café - Guests who booked a room located in the Garden Wing can enjoy the breakfast buffet at Spice Market Café available daily from 06:30am to 10:30am. The breakfast buffet spread includes a wide selection of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Asian and Western breakfast items. Free-flowing coffee, espresso, tea, and chilled fruit juices are also included in the buffet.
  • Semi-Buffet Breakfast at Feringgi Grill - Guests who booked a room or suite located in the Rasa Wing can enjoy the semi-buffet breakfast at Feringgi Grill from 7:00am to 10:30am. Guests can order from the Breakfast Menu and enjoy Continental breakfast items from the buffet. Read more ►

Guests staying in the Rasa Wing can also choose to have their breakfast at Spice Market Café. As part of their Golden Circle benefits, Platinum Members can choose to dine for breakfast either at Spice Market Cafe (Garden Wing) or at Feringgi Grill (Rasa Wing).




► FITNESS, WELLNESS & RECREATION FACILITIES OF THE RESORT

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang
Health Club | Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang

The resort has a Health Club that features state-of-the-art workout equipment including treadmills, cross-trainers, step machines, a rowing machine, and stationary bicycles. Weight training machines and free weights are also available. The Health Club is open daily from 6:00am to 10:00pm.

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang
Garden Wing Swimming Pools | Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang has a total of three outdoor swimming pool. A lagoon swimming pool and a kid's pool are located in the Garden Wing and are open to all checked-in guests of the resort. The Rasa Wing Pool, on the other hand, is an adults-only swimming pool and is reserved to the exclusive use of guests staying in the Rasa Wing. All three swimming pools are open daily from 7:00am to 8:00pm.

Chi, The Spa | Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang

The best way to end your vacation is to have an indulgent massage at the luxurious Chi, The Spa. The spa features Malay and Chinese massage techniques. For instant body relief, you should try the Jari-Menari Malay Massage, a traditional Malay deep-tissue massage. For the ultimate pampering, Chi The Spa recommends the One Malaysian Experience which is a two-hour body treatment that combines an Authentic Aromatic Herbal Scrub, Jeri-Menari Malay Massage, and Spa Romantic Bath Soak.




► SHANGRI-LAS RASA SAYANG RESORT & SPA: LOCATION & TRANSPORTATION



Distance from Transport Hubs
  • Penang International Airport (~32km)
  • Komtar Bus Terminal (~15km)

Airport Transport
  • The most convenient way to get to Shangri-La Rasa Sayang from Penang International Airport is to book the resort's limousine service. Rates start at MYR150.00 per way. To book the limousine service, you can send an email to rsr@shangri-la.com at least 24 hours before your arrival.
  • You can also book a GRAB at the airport's arrival area. Fare is around MYR45.00 for a GrabCar, MYR50.00 for a GrabCar Plus, and MYR66.00 for a GrabCar 6-Seater.

Moving Around
  • I recommend using the GRAB app when traveling around Batu Feringgi or George Town.
  • You can also take the resorts complimentary Daily Shuttle Bus Service between Shangri-La Rasa Sayang and Hotel Jen Penang (located in George Town). There are several trips scheduled every day. To avail of the shuttle bus service, you have to register with the concierge in advance.




Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang
Batu Feringgi Beach, Penang, Malaysia
Contact: +60 (04) 888-8888
Email: rsr@shangri-la.com
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