SHANGRI LA’S RASA SAYANG RESORT & SPA

SHANGRI LA’S RASA SAYANG RESORT & SPA

Weld two hearts with the all-consuming warmth of amaranthine ardour at the resort’s fairytale-like garden swept with luxuriant century-old trees or at the breezy blue seafront of Batu Feringgi Beach for a wedding the fairies will approve of. Choose from an assortment of carefully-designed and inclusive nuptial packages and hold a dinner in one of its many fancy banquet rooms, the Pelangi Ballroom of which can host 300, for a celebration in dignified style. The Shangri La Rasa Sayang Resort houses 304 rooms and suites, with its Rasa Wing comprising some rooms with a private veranda and garden and some with a balcony fitted out with a private soaking tub. When not delighting in a rubdown together at the ocean-fronted CHI Spa, which consists of 11 private spa villas that employ traditional Asian healing philosophies, get vigorous with your true love at the health club, the tennis court, or the golf course.

Top draw: Gourmands will be pleased with the selection of world-class dining options – Feringgi Grill serves modern grill cuisine and vintage wines, Spice Market Cafe offers a buffet spread of authentic Chinese, Indian, Peranakan, lapanese, and Thai flavours, and Pinang Restaurant and Bar dishes up easy eats and a picturesque view of the sea and the mountains on its timber deck.

Nearby : The resort is a 20-minute drive to the heritage-rich and architecturally renowned Georgetown, which encompasses a slew of historical buildings and religious sites, and neighbours Penang Hill and Kek LokSi. It is also near Snake Temple, home to a variety of pit vipers believed to be harmless because of the sacred incense smoke.

Price From US$390 per night