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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Tranquility sweeps through this secluded high-end resort. A tropical destination with views of sparkling coral islands and a private beach, it also is well-known for attentive service. The 492 rooms and suites have been recently renovated, and guests enjoy an array of recreational endeavors. On Pulau Bayu, the resort's private island, is Chi, the Spa at Shangri-La, a private spa rooted in traditional Asian healing philosophies. The five individual Island Villas and three Couples' Villas feature the signature Chi ?spa within a spa? concept, presenting private treatment rooms, lounging areas, steam rooms, outdoor gardens, and bathing facilities.