Shangri – La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

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An oasis of calm among the coral islands of Kota Kinabalu, the Tanjun Aru Resort & Spa represents a perfect tropical retreat in all its self-contained splendour. Rooms offer contemporary luxury, furnished in traditional Borneo style inspired by its colours and textures. The resort has its own marina from which point you can explore the other islands and marine reserves. The 2,000 sq metre swimming pool has a tapered shoreline and an infinity pool section which creates an eye-popping optical illusion as it seems to disappear into the ocean. With fabulous dining facilities for all tastes, the best end to any evening has to be a cocktail on the edge of the ocean at the glorious Sunset Bar.

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu, comprises 492 luxurious rooms and suites in two wings – the Kinabalu Wing and the Tanjung Wing. All rooms are designed to provide contemporary luxury inspired by the colours and textures of traditional Borneo. Kinabalu Seaview rooms and suites offer memorable views of both the ocean and Mount Kinabalu, while rooms in the Tanjung Wing face the South China Sea.

  • The spacious, warmly decorated Tanjung Wing Seaview Rooms provide hotel accommodation in Kota Kinabalu with magnificent views of the ocean. These rooms also feature a private balcony from which guests can enjoy Borneo’s famous sunsets.

  • Kinabalu Wing Mountain View Rooms offer spacious, luxury accommodations with traditional Sabah-inspired touches. This is reflected in the rich woods, colourful fabrics, and indulgent furnishings.

  • Elegantly furnished in light pastel colours, Kinabalu Wing Seaview Rooms offer expansive luxury in traditional Borneo style. These rooms feature a private balcony that looks out to the South China Sea.

  • Tanjung Wing Deluxe Seaview Suite offers luxurious accommodations that reflect the traditional spirit of Borneo. Each suite faces the ocean with views of the shimmering South China Sea.

  • Tanjung Wing Executive Seaview Suites offer the luxury of space with accommodations that reflect the traditional spirit of Borneo. These beautifully furnished suites feature views of the shimmering South China Sea.

  • Tanjung Wing Presidential Seaview Suite offers Kota Kinabalu’s most expansive and luxurious accommodations, and is ideal for stylish entertaining or enjoying complete privacy.

  • Kinabalu Wing Executive Seaview Suite offers luxurious accommodations that reflect the traditional spirit of Borneo, and face the beach and ocean with panoramic views of sparkling coral islands and the shimmering South China Sea.

  • Kinabalu Wing Deluxe Seaview Suites are furnished in an elegant and contemporary style. The generous floor plan makes them ideal for stylish entertaining or enjoying complete privacy.

  • Exclusive to guests and club members, the Health Club is fitted with the latest gym equipment in addition to dedicated areas for cardio, weights, Pilates and personal training. These extensive facilities are complemented with a juice bar, sauna and male and female orientated zones.

  • The resort sits alongside an inviting stretch of sparkling South China Sea beaches, including Tanjung Aru Beach and Sunset Beach.

  • The resort's pool is a whopping 2,000-square-metre cool respite from the tropical heat and comes complete with tapered shoreline for children, a Jacuzzi and infinity pool section for adults.

  • CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, draws inspiration from the origins of the Shangri-La legend, a place of personal peace, enchantment and well-being. CHI, The Spa, at Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa offers a unique spa design concept. A standalone spa village sits on an island connected to the hotel via a private causeway. Traditional Borneo treatments on the spa menu are plant-based in nature, energy aware and reflect the multicultural heritage of the region.

  • restaurants serving international and Asian gourmet specialties

  • contemporary establishment featuring a varied buffet breakfast and dinner in an open-kitchen design

  • an engaging culinary and cultural performance pays tribute to Borneo’s fascinating heritage.

  • has a contemporary and chic Italian ambience, while Shang Palace upholds the ancient tradition of delicious Chinese cuisine.

  • perched at the edge of the South China Sea

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