Shangri-la’s Rasa Sayang Resort, Penang

Shangri-la’s Rasa Sayang Resort is, without doubt, the most luxurious hotel in Penang, by quite a long stretch…

Nightly price from £98 per person

Description & Location

The location is on Batu Feringgi beach, the most popular on the island, 30 minutes from Georgetown and 50 minutes from the airport. One of the oldest hotel in Malaysia, it was totally renovated, and considerably enhanced in 2006.


Shangri-la’s Rasa Sayang Resort has 304 rooms split over two separate buildings.

You have the Garden Wing or the newer, even more luxurious, Rasa Wing. The rooms in the Rasa Wing are considerably more spacious with additional amenities, plus you have access to a separate swimming pool.

Facilities and Activities

Numerous restaurant options ranging from fine dining to café style.

Main pool and kids pool.

Chi signature spa.

Kids club and Adventure zone family entertainment area shared with the adjacent Golden Sands hotel.

Take time to walk around the extensive tropical gardens.


Shangri-la’s Rasa Sayang Resort has extensive facilities within the hotel, plus you can have interchange dining with the Golden Sands. Immediately outside of the hotel you have a lively night market, plus there are numerous low cost restaurant options. The island capital Georgetown is worth visiting.

Note – although you will find water sports offered by beach vendors, these are not arranged in conjunction with the hotel and will be totally at your own risk. In many cases the vendors will have no insurance. It is quite probable the equipment will be intentionally faulty, to cause you additional expense.


Shangri-la’s Rasa Sayang Resort, Penang, Malaysia

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All price guides are Per Person Sharing Double Room (Entry level), based on travel between May and/or June when prices are generally at their lowest and include promotional offers.
Supplements will probably apply at other times, particularly mid-summer in the Med, and for rooms and/or transfers arranged for single travellers.

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Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, some hotels may have changed their facilities. Standard descriptions like distance from airport or town remain consistent as does the overall resort style. However, the number of restaurants, swimming pools, if more than one, are by example flexible and can change depending on occupancy and circumstances. Spa facilities, in particular, may be changed depending on local and international suggestions.


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