The glorious sun basks its rays through the
curtains to announce morning’s arrival. Through
the windows, you see hints of a blue sky. Your
lips relax into a slight smile as you feel a
surge of energy. You are at Golden Sands Resort
by Shangri-La, Penang.
Adventure Zone, Shangri-La's unique
family entertainment centre
It is hard to resist walking to the
wrap-around balcony of your room to admire the
lovely day that awaits you. The coconut palms
stand tall on the Batu Feringgi Beach with their
lush, evergreen leaves perfectly complementing
the cerulean blue of the ocean. A gentle knock
on the door tells you that breakfast has
As you savour the American breakfast on your
balcony, you take in the sights around you. At
the beach, families are already deep in the
action, shaping golden sand into architectural
masterpieces. Joyous laughter wafts through the
air. Lured by their exuberance, you head for a
stroll on the beach.
Digging your toes into the sand, you take
every step carefully, mindful of any delicate
seashells that you might catch sight of along
the way. A hermit crab surprises you with
its sudden appearance. You watch closely as it
manoeuvres into an almost flawless shell nearby
– amazed by nature’s little wonders.
Before night falls, you head to Sigi’s Bar
and Grill on the Beach. The wooden panel floors
are a nice touch and you simply adore the rustic
gazebos that house your dining table. You ask to
have the chef’s recommendations as you sit back
into the cushioned seats, in anticipation of a
magnificent sunset and a delectable dinner.
Let time linger, because the pleasures never
cease at Golden Sands Resort, Penang.