Situated adjacent to Penang’s Batu Feringgi Beach, this sprawling resort offers a fun beach holiday ideal for families and couples alike.

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La offers 387 spacious rooms each boasting a stunning view that extends over the resort, across the lagoon-style pool and out to sea. The décor is neutral evoking a sense of tranquillity and calm, and there’s plenty of fun on offer to entertain the entire family whatever their needs.

The activities at this resort are vast and guests can soak up the sun on the beautiful sandy beach or head to the unique family entertainment centre at Adventure Zone. Adults can practise their swing at the par three pitch and putt golf course or there is a fitness centre and three tennis courts which will satisfy fitness fanatics. There is also a fun-filled Cool Zone Kids Club for kids aged 5 to 12 years old with two complimentary meals per child per day.

The hotel also offers two restaurants serving delicious local dishes mixed with exciting international cuisine. Garden Cafe has a fresh contemporary decor, and the new Sigi’s Bar & Grill is family fun with a great view.

Please Note: This hotel is suitable for people who prefer to sunbathe and swim in a hotel pool, as jellyfish can frequent the sea.


  • Gym / Fitness Centre
  • Onsite Golf
  • Tennis

Transfer Options

  • Speedboat
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Deluxe Seafacing Room

Deluxe Seafacing Room

The Deluxe Seafacing Rooms are the same in style and decor as the Hillview Rooms. They are 30 square metres in size and enjoy views over the tropical gardens and swimming pool from the private balcony. Deluxe Seafacing Family Combo Rooms are two interconnecting Seafacing Rooms and ideal for families.
Executive Seaview Room

Executive Seaview Room

The Executive Seaview Rooms are the same in style and size as the Seafacing Rooms, but are located on the resort's higher floors with views of the ocean from the private balcony. Executive Seaview Family Combo Rooms are two interconnecting Seaview Rooms and ideal for families.
Superior Hillview Room

Superior Hillview Room

The Superior Hillview Rooms are decorated in a contemporary style, inspired by nature, with traditional Malay touches Bathrooms feature a soaking tub and seperate shower. They are 36 square metres in size with hill views. Superior Hillview Family Combo Rooms are two interconnecting Hillview Rooms and ideal for families.
  • Sigi's Bar & Grill on the Beach - Beachside location offering contemporary western cuisine
  • Garden Cafe - located at lobby level serving local and international fare
  • Cool Lounge - lobby area of the hotel, snacks and beverages available
  • Lobby Lounge - lobby area, snacks and beverages availableFamily



An all encompassing family friendly resort located in Batu Feringgi, Penang, only 20 minutes away from Georgetown and 45 minutes from the airport.

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La is a tropical paradise for families, set on the popular Batu Feringgi beach within easy access of Georgetown. Guest rooms evoke an ambience of modern luxury while retaining the sophistication that Shangri-La is known for. The Family Combo Rooms are ideal for families, with two interconnecting rooms guaranteed in either Superior Hillview or Deluxe Seafacing categories. The resort offers a variety of activities including water sports, tennis courts and two lagoon shaped pools plus dedicated family activities.

The kids’ club offers numerous arts and crafts, games and activities, including a Nintendo Wii, and pool based games. The Adventure Zone is a fantastic family entertainment centre which has an assortment of indoor fun, with a toddler zone, drop slides and net bridges to entertain children from little ones to teens for hours on end. Other family activities include jungle walks, mini soccer, golf putting competitions and water volleyball.  The resort offers family-friendly poolside and evening dining with quick and tasty children’s menus available, and the option of relaxing in the bars after a long and happy day.

  • Soak up the lively ambiance and practice your bartering skills at the pasar malam (night market). Located just outside the hotel the stalls stretch for over a kilometre
  • Learn more about turtles and turtle habitats found around the area at the Eco Centre.  
  • Let the children spend the day exploring the 10,300-square-foot Adventure Zone, which features giant colourful slides and a modular play area.


All of our holidays are tailor-made to your requirements by an expert Travel Specialist

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

All of our holidays are tailor-made to your requirements by an expert Travel Specialist
The Inspiring Travel Company Team
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