Book your room at Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Kinabalu, Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Mountain ViewMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)
Kinabalu Mountain View RoomMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)
Kinabalu, Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea ViewMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)
Kinabalu Sea View RoomMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)
Tanjung Sea View, Twin Room, 2 Single BedsMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)
Tanjung Sea View, Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Sea ViewMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)
Kinabalu Club, Room, 1 King Bed, Mountain ViewMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)
Kinabalu Club, Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Mountain ViewMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)
Kinabalu Club, Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea ViewMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)
Kinabalu Club, Room, 1 King Bed, Sea ViewMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)
Kinabalu Executive, Suite, 1 King Bed, Sea ViewMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)
Tanjung Sea View, Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Sea ViewMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)
Kota Kinabalu luxury resort with a private beach
5-star Sabah resort
This Malaysia beachfront resort on Borneo's northern coast is a 10-minute drive from downtown Kota Kinabalu and Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Poring Hot Springs is 30 minutes away.
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa features a private sandy beach and 2 outdoor pools set in lush gardens. The spa's open yoga pavilion includes a deck over the South China Sea.
Rooms At Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa feature balconies, views of the South China Sea or Mount Kinabalu, and LCD TVs. Bathrooms include separate showers and soaking tubs.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa is located in Kota Kinabalu, capital city of the Malaysian state of Sabah. The 492 room seaside resort is just 10 minutes away from the airport, city and Coral Islands, and is surrounded by 25 acres of lush gardens.
The resort offers 4 restaurants and an abundance of recreational facilities such a water play area complete with slides, swimming pool with tapered shoreline, spa tub and infinity section for adults, a private sandy beach with direct access, tennis courts, a nine-hole pitch and putt golf course, Cool Zone (Kids Club), Leisure Centre, a Health Club, seven restaurants and CHI, The Spa.
A buffet breakfast is available (surcharge).
- Children's pool
- Children's club
- Full-service spa
- Outdoor pool
- Poolside bar
- Concierge services
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Health club
- Coffee shop or café
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Business center
- Conference space
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Hair salon
- Babysitting or childcare
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Laundry facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Free shopping center shuttle
- Luggage storage
- Express check-in
- Tennis on site
- Arcade/game room
- Total number of rooms - 492
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 4
- Free breakfast
- Free WiFi
- Year Built 1983
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Room service (24 hours)
- Free newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- In-room massage available
- Cable TV service
- Free WiFi
- LCD TV
Where to Eat
Café TATU - Open kitchen design and cooking stations. Includes Mongolian, Tandoori, Asian noodles, and dim sum. Breakfast buffet, lunch à la carte, and dinner. Casual dress.
Peppino - Modern Italian fare in an ambient setting, and wines from around the world. Dinner only. Smart casual dress.
Shang Palace - Chinese cuisine, including dim sum. 2 private dining rooms are available. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Casual dress.
Coco Joe's Bar and Grill - Serves lunch and dinner.
Nearby Things to Do
In addition to scheduled activities, the resort offers petanqué, a 9-hole pitch and putt golf course, and table tennis. Bicycle rentals, as well as a jogging path, are on site. Bay and deep-sea fishing and banana boat rides are available. The resort can assist with scuba diving, snorkeling, jet skiing and water skiing, parasailing, and windsurfing.
- Golfing nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa's spa and health club offers a variety of services and is open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM (spa treatments from CHI The Spa from 10 AM onwards).
Body Scrub (50 minutes): MYR170
Pumice scrub of ylang ylang, geranium, and pine oils.
Thermal Salt Glow (50 minutes): MYR170
Body exfoliation treatment followed by massage with lotion.
Body Wrap (60 minutes): MYR300
Hydrating body wrap followed by a scalp, neck, and foot massage.
Herbal Delight (90 minutes): MYR270
Body scrub with chamomile followed by full-body massage with lavender oil.
Marine Immersion (120 minutes): MYR470 Natural spirulina boday wrap followed by a body massage with marine lotion and body-firming cream.
- Facial treatments
- Body wraps
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
- Breakfast fee: MYR 84 per person (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: MYR 10 per day
- Rollaway bed fee: MYR 160 per night
We should mention
A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
Awards & Affiliations
- Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa is listed in the 2010 Travel + Leisure 500.
Book a stay in a Bonus Choice rate category and receive complimentary broadband Internet access and complimentary late check-out till 4 PM, plus your choice of ONE of the following bonus benefits:
- One-way airport transfer for either arrival or departure
- MYR 200 dining credit per stay
- MYR 200 spa credit per stay