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Golden Sands Resort Penang by Shangri-La

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Golden Sands Resort, PenangGolden Sands Resort, Penang (7 December, 2014)



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Golden Sands Resort (GPS: 5.477050, 100.251639) is a resort hotel in Batu Ferringhi. As with Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa next door, it is owned and operated by Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts. The hotel is conveniently located, with its entrance facing Batu Ferringhi village, while the golden sands of Batu Ferringhi is behind it. It opened in 1979, and according to what I learned, was built using profit generated by the highly successful Rasa Sayang Resort, which opened 6 years earlier. The 4-star Golden Sands Resort is surrounded by a lot of greenery, to give the area a leafy appearance.

Golden Sands Resort offers a selection of rooms and suites. They include the Superior Room, Deluxe Seafacing room, the Executive Seaview Room and the Executive Suite. Rooms and suites are equipped with LCD television with satellite channels, complimentary wifi access, DVD player, inhouse movie channels, audiovisual panel, bathrobes, slippers, toiletries, in-room locker, International Direct Dial telephone and mini refrigerator, among others.

The main eatery at Golden Sands Resort is Garden Café, located within the main building. A short distance away is Sigi's Bar & Grill. In addition, there is a lobby lounge and the air-conditioned Cool Lounge.

Among the facilities at Golden Sands Resort include a swimming pool, fitness centre, family entertainment centre, tennis courts, foot reflexology and a par-3 pitch-and-putt golf course.

Address

Golden Sands Resort Penang By Shangri-La
11100 Batu Ferringhi,
Penang.
Phone: 04 886 1911
Website: www.shangri-la.com/penang/goldensandsresort/
Facebook: facebook.com/GSH.Penang

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Garden Cafe


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Golden Sands Resort is on the map of Batu Ferringhi

Going to Golden Sands Resort by public transport

The nearest bus stop, along Jalan Batu Ferringhi, is served by Rapid Penang bus 101 and 102. Golden Sands Resort is also one of the stops for the Pulau Pinang Hop-On Hop-Off Tourist Bus.

Golden Sands ResortGolden Sands Resort (31 March, 2017)


Golden Sands ResortThe porch of Golden Sands Resort (7 December, 2014)

Guest Rooms at Golden Sands Resort

During my room tour of Golden Sands Resort, I visited the Superior Room (36 square meters) and the Executive Seaview Room (30 square meters).

Superior Room

Superior Room, Golden Sands ResortSuperior Room, Golden Sands Resort (1 April, 2017)


Superior Room, Golden Sands ResortSuperior Room, Golden Sands Resort (1 April, 2017)


Superior Room, Golden Sands ResortSuperior Room, Golden Sands Resort (1 April, 2017)


Superior Room, Golden Sands ResortSuperior Room, Golden Sands Resort (1 April, 2017)


Executive Seaview Room

Executive Seaview Room, Golden Sands ResortExecutive Seaview Room, Golden Sands Resort (1 April, 2017)


Executive Seaview Room, Golden Sands ResortExecutive Seaview Room, Golden Sands Resort (1 April, 2017)


Executive Seaview Room, Golden Sands ResortView from the balcony of the Executive Seaview Room, Golden Sands Resort (1 April, 2017)


Executive Seaview Room, Golden Sands ResortThe bathroom in the Executive Seaview Room, Golden Sands Resort (1 April, 2017)

Exploring Golden Sands Resort

The lounge area at Golden Sands is quite dark, but cosy.

The lobby of Golden Sands ResortThe lobby of Golden Sands Resort (7 December, 2014)


Lobby lounge at Golden Sands ResortLobby lounge at Golden Sands Resort (1 April, 2017)


The pool area of Golden Sands Resort is located within the crescent shape of the hotel building. It has a collection of thatch shelters in lieu of parasols. A plethora of deck chairs are laid out in the lawn between the pool area and the beach. There is a cabana by the pool where guests can buy ice cream and other snacks.

Golden Sands Resort buildingGolden Sands Resort building curves around the central lawn. (7 December, 2014)


Pool area at Golden Sands ResortPool area at Golden Sands Resort (7 December, 2014)


Golden Sands Resort buildingCabanas as shelters at Golden Sands Resort. (7 December, 2014)


Golden Sands ResortThe beautiful lawn at Golden Sands Resort (7 December, 2014)


Cabana at the poolside of Golden Sands ResortPoolside cabana selling ice cream and other refreshments at Golden Sands Resort (7 December, 2014)


Golden Sands Resort lawnGolden Sands Resort lawn (7 December, 2014)


Spread out behind Golden Sands Resort is the Batu Ferringhi beach, a wide expanse of golden sand, punctuated nowadays with the huts of vendors providing watersports activities. The lawn area of Golden Sands is actually contiguous to that of Rasa Sayang, but rather than visiting the last hotel in my survey from the back, we exited Golden Sands from the front entrance to go next door.

Batu Ferringhi beach behind Golden Sands ResortBatu Ferringhi beach behind Golden Sands Resort (7 December, 2014)


Golden Sands ResortTimothy Tye at Golden Sands Resort (31 March, 2017)

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Golden Sands Resort on Google Maps Street View

Past Events at Golden Sands Resort

Largest Floating Kolam

Golden Sands Resort entered the Malaysia Book of Resorts when it created, together with the Penang Hindu Association, the largest floating kolam in the country, as certified by the Malaysia Book of Resorts.

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