The resort offers an inspiring setting for yoga The resort offers an inspiring setting for yoga
Aerial view of the resort Aerial view of the resort
The Tanjung Garden The Tanjung Garden
The Spa Island The Spa Island
CHI, The Spa entrance CHI, The Spa entrance
The design of the Sanctum at CHI, The Spa reflects a medley of Asian influences The design of the Sanctum at CHI, The Spa reflects a medley of Asian influences
Guest relaxing by the infinity pool Guest relaxing by the infinity pool
Kinabalu Wing Mountain-View Room Kinabalu Wing Mountain-View Room
Kinabalu Wing Sea-View Room Kinabalu Wing Sea-View Room
Tanjung Wing Sea-View Room Tanjung Wing Sea-View Room
Café TATU is a contemporary restaurant featuring buffet breakfast, dinner and an open-kitchen Café TATU is a contemporary restaurant featuring buffet breakfast, dinner and an open-kitchen
Coco-Joe’s Bar + Grill serves refreshing cocktails, fresh seafood and an à la carte menu Coco-Joe’s Bar + Grill serves refreshing cocktails, fresh seafood and an à la carte menu
Peppino ranks amongst Kota Kinabalu’s treasured culinary locations for Italian fine dining Peppino ranks amongst Kota Kinabalu’s treasured culinary locations for Italian fine dining
Featuring a uniquely shaped roof, Sunset Bar's allure lies in its unique location on a private island Featuring a uniquely shaped roof, Sunset Bar's allure lies in its unique location on a private island
Tanjung Wing Executive Sea-View Suite Tanjung Wing Executive Sea-View Suite
Kinabalu Wing Deluxe Sea-View Suite Kinabalu Wing Deluxe Sea-View Suite
Tanjung Wing Deluxe Sea-View Suite Tanjung Wing Deluxe Sea-View Suite
Health Club and Gymnasium Health Club and Gymnasium
9-Hole Pitch + Putt 9-Hole Pitch + Putt
Wakeboarding Wakeboarding
Unspoiled islands Unspoiled islands

Malaysia Detox Retreat – Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort + Spa ****

Malaysia Detox Retreat at the Shangri-La group's CHI, The Spa located on a private island in the South China Sea. Based on the healing rituals and ways of life in the Himalayan regions and China, its unique 'spa within a spa' design philosophy, use of premium organic products and expert therapists have established CHl as a leader in traditional holistic wellness. CHI's Malaysian properties go one step further, weaving strands of local culture into both their architecture and offerings.

 

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort sees a private island devoted entirely to housing the 4’200-sq-m CHI, The Spa facility. The compound comprises eight Island Villas, each equipped with exclusive treatment areas, steam rooms and gardens, so guests never have to leave except to appreciate views of the South China Sea and Himalayan inspired buildings. Elements such as the Sanctum's bronzed roof modelled after a Himalayan stupa, and the red earth bricks used in the central water feature were contributed by Himalayan craftsmen, but local knowledge also played a large role: all villas were constructed from indigenous hardwood and adorned with traditional carvings.

 

The spa a so utilises ingredients derived from Sabah's rainforests. The Borneo Volcanic Mud Wrap is a signature treatment that aids detoxification with a blend of minerals found in the clay of the Lahad Datu region. Overexposure to the sun is countered with a Cooling Bayu Wrap that calls upon aloe vera, mango, avocado and various other fruit extracts that have long moisturised and soothed the local populace.

 

The Indulgence of Time

   
A total mind and body treatment using natural plant and herbal extracts. Commence with an inspirational Aroma Bath Therapy followed by a CHI Balance Signature Massage and a CHI Facial to beautify your face while refreshing the mind and body. 2 hours
30 min.
EUR 200
     

Enchanted Journey

   
After a long and tiresome journey or a hectic day, we recommend this combination of Rejuvenating Aroma Bath Therapy, Mountain Tsampa Rub and Aroma Vitality Signature Massage. This helps to relieve muscular aches and pains and assist your body’s natural healing. 2 hours
30 min.
EUR 200
     

Paradise Found

   
Lose yourself in an indulgent experience that includes Relaxation Aroma Bath Therapy, Revitalizing Essential wrap, CHI Balance Signature Massage and CHI Facial. 4 hours
30 min.
EUR 310
     
Rates include all taxes and service charges.    

Rescue Release

   

This focused massage gives you a choice of customizing your treatment to quickly relieve muscle tension in the targeted areas.

Select or combine any of these three massages:

  • Back massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
45 min. EUR 70
     

Asian Blend

   
A blend of Swedish and Chinese tui na techniques come together to stimulate circulation and restore the smooth flow of ch’i. Helps to clear energy channels, release tension and give an overall sense of well-being. 1 hour EUR 100
     

CHI Balance

   
This is a gentle but penetrating palm pressure massage focusing on vitality, clarity and peace of mind. The technique also includes acupressure and coordinated movements that originate in tai chi, with energizing massage for yang stimulation and relaxing massage for yin calm. Pure synergy element oils are used to harmonize ch’i flow. 1 hour
30 min.
EUR 130
     

Aroma Vitality

   
A gentle and soothing massage bringing together elements of Swedish, shiatsu and reflexology combined with the therapeutic qualities of oriental aromatic oils. This massage is designed to strengthen the body’s vital energy so that you emerge with renewed spirit. 2 hours EUR 160
     

CHI Healing Stone

   
CHI healing stones combine all the benefits of thermotherapy with gliding massage strokes to create a deeply relaxing and healing treatment. Warm stones are used to ease muscles and restore the body’s energy and vitality. 2 hours EUR 180
     

Herbal Harmony

   
A blend of traditional Asian healing herbs wrapped in a heated linen pouch is tapped to the body and then gently pressed and rolled to both tone and soothe stressed, tired or aching muscles. An Aroma Vitality Massage balances body rhythms and releases the flow of ch’i energy to revitalize mind, body and soul. 2 hours
30 min.
EUR 200
     
Rates include all taxes and service charges.    

Borneo Therapy

   
This is an exotic massage inspired by the traditions of Bobohizan, the island’s native healers. It starts with a foot ritual using herbs such as nutmeg, red ginger and betel leaf, which are believed to remove negative energy. This is followed by a unique body massage using firm palm and thumb pressure. 1 hour
15 min.
EUR 120
     

Pearl Cocoa Scrub

   
The Pearl Cocoa Scrub is made from a special combination of pulverized pearls taken from the bays of Semporna in east Sabah and cocoa beans, mixed with soya, ginger and pegaga leaf. This tactile scrub imparts a glow. 1 hour EUR 100
     

Cooling Bayu Wrap

   
This treatment uses a mixture of fresh avocado, mango, guava and aloe vera to relieve the discomfort of sunburnt skin. Packed with nutrients, this is ideal for those who love outdoor activities and those who spend a lot of time in the sun. 1 hour
15 min.
EUR 100
     

Borneo Volcanic Mud Wrap

   
The treatment starts with a refreshing body brush and follows with a wrap using local volcanic mud clay. This mud contains high concentrations of trace minerals known to aid the body’s detoxification processes. 1 hour
15 min.
EUR 120
     

Pulau Bayu Retreat

   
A unique experience to indulge your senses, body and mind that includes an Uplifting Herbal Bath, followed by Pearl Cocoa Scrub and Borneo Therapy. 2 hours
30 min.
EUR 200
     

Serenity Ritual

   
Three deeply relaxing treatments combine to deliver a serene and restorative half-day spa experience. You will be treated with a Borneo Volcanic Mud Wrap followed by soothing Asian Blend Signature Massage and Biodroga Oxygenating Facial, to relax you from head to toe. 4 hours
30 min.
EUR 310
     
Rates include all taxes and service charges.    

CHI Skin Polish

   
Rich in mineral salts and citrus oil, this treatment gently rejuvenate and radiate the skin. This mild scrub stimulates the lymphatic system, removes dry skin cells and encourages the free flow of ch’i throughout the body. The finishing touch of regenerating cardamom body lotion ensures silky smooth skin. 1 hour EUR 100
     

Mountain Tsampa Rub

   
This traditional mountain barley rub is the ideal postscript to a relaxing massage. It absorbs oils, leaving skin exfoliated and fresh. The use of tsampa (barley) essential oil encourages skin rejuvenation, while the grain gently removes dead skin cells, leaving skin revitalized and refreshed. 1 hour EUR 100
     

Essential Body Glow

   
This invigorating experience enhances blood circulation using a natural loofah polish infused with CHI essential oils to condition and soften the skin. An application of regenerating cardamom body lotion completes the treatment. 1 hou EUR 100
     
Rates include all taxes and service charges.    

Biodroga Aroma Algae Wrap

   
A combination of algae and aromatherapy, this treatment is excellent for detoxification and enhancing body contours while imparting an overall sense of well-being. 1 hour
15 min.
EUR 100
     

Revitalising Essential Wrap

   
Using Benzoin, an ancient ingredient believed to help drive away negative energy, this wrap aids the body tissues in releasing toxins and drawing out impurities. 1 hour
15 min.
EUR 100
     
Rates include all taxes and service charges.    

CHI Facial

   
The synergy of pure aromatic herbs and oils awakens the energetic and physical channels of the mind and body, resulting in inner serenity and outer beauty. 1 hour
15 min.
EUR 100
     

Biodroga Oxygenating Facial

   
A facial for fatigued skin that refreshes like a brisk walk in the woods. The facial helps to improve cell respiration and strengthens natural defences, resulting in clear and even skin tone. 1 hour
45 min.
EUR 130
     

Biodroga Futuresse Caviar Anti-Aging Treatment

   
The ultimate pampering treatment, this signature facial includes a neck, back and bust massage. A lotus mask is applied on the décolleté while an aroma foot scrub and massage leave you feeling and looking refreshed. 2 hours
15 min.
EUR 170
     
Rates include all taxes and service charges.    

CHI Vitality Facial

   
The synergy of pure aromatic herbs and oils, and facial massage combines to re-hydrate the skin and awaken the energetic channels of the mind. 1 hour
45 min.
EUR 130
     

Executive Facial

   
The Executive Facial is an instant boost for skin in need of a quick fix. It gives a visible glow to tired skin by improving cell respiration and strengthening natural defences, resulting in a clear and even skin tone. 1 hour
45 min.
EUR 130
     
Rates include all taxes and service charges.    

Essential CHI Hand Care

   
Following a relaxing soak in mineral salts, a Rejuvenating May Chang Body Scrub removes dry skin on the hands and cuticles. The application of the CHI Vital Clay Mask infuses healing oils and leaves the skin silky smooth. 1 hour
15 min.
EUR 80
     

Essential CHI Foot Care

   
A foot and lower leg treatment designed to increase the mobility of your ankles and feet whilst stimulating the internal organs, lymph flow and the meridians. The CHI Vital Clay Mask infuses selected oil to relax, refresh tired legs and feet as well as relieve swelling. 1 hour
15 min.
EUR 80
     
Rates include all taxes and service charges.    

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Trek Borneo – Turtles + Orangutans

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