Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa

Garden Wing Swimming Pool Shangri-La Rasa Sayang

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa is a luxurious beachfront sanctuary that embraces it’s surrounding Malaysian culture and environment. From it’s iconic Minangkabau roof architecture to it’s walls filled with Malaysian art, it is a resort getaway that will leave you with a better appreciation of the local culture.  The ongoing environmental conservation efforts by Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, ensures both guests and residents will have a beautiful space to enjoy for years to come.

Rasa Premier Room Balcony - Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa Penang

Hailed as the most exclusive resort in Penang Malaysia, Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa can pamper the most discerning guest. The private Rasa Wing of the resort offers luxurious rooms and suites, many of which have private soaking tubs on the balconies and the Rasa Deluxe Rooms have a private veranda and garden. To allow for undisturbed sunbathing, a private saltwater pool with a no children policy is available for Rasa Wing guests only. For breakfast, choose between dining a la carte at the Feringgi Grill or buffet style at the Spice Market Cafe. Other privileges include complementary champagne, wine, cocktails, juices, canapés and High Tea at the Rasa Wing Lounge.

Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa Penang Malaysia Garden Landscape

The Garden Wing of Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa is sure to delight guests of all ages, with Deluxe Seaview Rooms, Superior Seafacing Family Rooms, and a range of suites. Your day can be spent exploring the vast 30 acres of land the resort covers which is filled with beautiful gardens including old rainforest trees. Take a map of the gardens and explore the diverse fauna, you might even come across some of the resident wildlife like the Ratufa Squirrel.  Spaced out on the grounds are two adult swimming pools and one children’s swimming pool, a Par-3 executive golf course, floodlit tennis courts, children’s playground and the Adventure zone, a 10,000 sq. feet indoor playground. Children can learn more about Rasa Sayang Resort’s conservation efforts in the Eco Centre, where they share information on their program to help reintroduce turtles to the area.

Feringgi Grill Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa

Dining options are abundant, with 4 restaurants alone in the Rasa Sayang Resort and an additional restaurant and a beachfront bar & grill at the neighboring Shangri-La’s Golden Sands Resort. The elegant Feringgi Grill in the Rasa Wing serves contemporary Western-style creations with beautiful views of the gardens and resort grounds, while the Spice Market Café in the Garden Wing is an informal buffet-style restaurant. Pinang the pool side bar with views of the beach offers alfresco dining at it’s finest. Try their recent menu addition,  Thai-Pas, tapas style servings of Malaysian, Thai and Chinese dishes. If you are fortunate enough to be staying at Rasa Sayang during their fortnightly Joget High Tea, make sure to participate in this fun event where staff from the resort perform a traditional Malay dance while high tea is served.

CHI, The Spa at Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa Penang Malaysia

The name says it all, Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa. Chi, The Spa continues the resort’s decadence with this spacious spa. Treatments are delivered in individual spa villas with their own changing area, shower and private gardens views. With the many ways to relax, enjoy the local culture and pamper yourself, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, is truly a unique experience that can not be duplicated.

Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa
Batu Feringgi Beach
Penang, 11100, Malaysia
T: (60 4) 888 8888

About Elaine


This Canadian travel enthusiast resides in Singapore and is the co-founder of Suma Lifestyle. As a former interior designer, her love of travel brings her around the world visiting the hottest destinations while scoping out the trendiest hotels, bars, and restaurants.

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