By V. Sivaji
After much anticipation, the Angsana Teluk Bahang, Penang is finally set to open making it the first Angsana brand in Malaysia.
The five-star vibrant resort which sits on the idyllic Teluk Bahang beach, is set to open its doors to guests in Q2, 2020.
The resort is managed by the world-acclaimed Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts.
The resort is approximately a 50-minute drive from the Penang International Airport, a 30-minute drive from George Town and a five-minute drive from Batu Ferringhi.
Guests will appreciate the resort’s convenient accessibility to nearby popular tourist attractions in the Teluk Bahang vicinity, namely the Penang National Park, Entopia Butterfly Farm, and the Tropical Spice Garden.
Also to benefit are the nearby Tropical Fruit Farm, Penang Batik Factory, Penang Art & Garden and Escape
250 rooms designed by world-acclaimed designer
The resort’s 250 contemporary rooms and suites are exquisitely designed with intimate details of peranakan-theme interior décor and colourful rugs designed by internationally acclaimed Omar Khan.
Rooms range from superior, deluxe, premier, one-bedroom (with deluxe option) and two-bedroom suites –with a deluxe option featuring a patio and mini-jet tub
All rooms with a view of the magnificent Andaman
All rooms and suites offer a panoramic view of the Andaman Sea and come equipped with a 49-inch Smart TV with music and movie channels. Baths come with rain shower and a long bath and a bidet.
“The resort’s development came about with a vision of drawing inspiration from the rich Penang Peranakan Baba Nyonya heritage.
” Its architecture and interior design will incorporate the vibrant colours and intricate floral with geometric patterns of the Straits Eclectic Style, as well as pay tribute to Penang’s status of being a UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) world heritage destination,” resort general manager, Nigel Fisher
Two pools to live it out and plenty of conference rooms
The resort has two swimming pools – an infinity pool located by the Jubilee, a unique extended deck for relaxation, which overlooks the picturesque Andaman Sea and another pool located at Kerongsang Wing with a children’s pool that comes with waterplay features.
Meetings and events can be organised at the resort with its Kebaya Ballroom located on the Ground Level of the resort, which can accommodate up to 300 guests, and three smaller meeting rooms which are suitable for private meetings and intimate events of 10 to 40 persons.
There will be the functional Jubilee Pavilion by the infinity swimming pool deck area, which sets as the perfect venue for private events of 30 to 200 persons.
Wedded bliss at gorgeous scenes
Tailor-made proposals to meet guests’ needs and requirements can be
arranged accordingly. Special Wedding banquet celebration packages are also available.
The resort’s extensive dining and entertainment facilities include the contemporary Jendela, an all-day dining restaurant serving an international buffet breakfast spread, featuring Local and Regional favourites for lunch and dinner, with specialities from a combination of interactive “Live” food stations and serving counters providing a “Street Food” atmosphere; Jamboree, a chic jazz bar where guests can sip on a variety of delicious vintage classic cocktails to innovative signature local concoctions specially created by our mixologist. Indulge in modern bar snacks, tapas and skewers with flavours from South East Asia, whilst enjoying soothing jazz renditions at the chic bar; Chill, a lounge located at the lobby which is a perfect place to unwind and chill out with friends and associates.
Guests can enjoy the Signature Afternoon High Tea Set and relax over a fine wine, a sundown cocktail or a whisky for a nightcap; No 11, a specialty restaurant which serves an array of sumptuous theatre dinner menu course
and grilled cuisine, serving succulent cuts of beef, lamb, poultry, fresh seafood served with a range of our signature sauces, cooked to perfection from our exhibition kitchen.
A perfect venue for private events, and Fire & Ice, a cool beach bar for fun times at the beachfront.
Enjoy delicious beverages such as modern-styled Tiki cocktails, frozen cocktails, sundowners, Asian and Western beers including craft beers, and modern casual bar bites with local Penang inspired specialties such as hawker skewers, in a relaxing setting.
The resort’s award-winning Angsana Spa offers guests “Sanctuary of the Senses” – a place for physical, mental and spiritual renewal.
The Spa located on Level 4 of the Wellness Centre, comprises of eight
treatment rooms with en-suite shower facilities for added privacy (five couple and three single rooms) and a signature Rainmist Therapy Room with a steam room facility.
The Spa engages non-clinical and holistic approach using Asian and Traditional healing therapies and a fusion of East and West massage techniques.
Therapists are professionally trained at the Banyan Tree Spa Academy in Thailand, China and Indonesia.
Guests can select locally made handicrafts, vibrant resort apparel and signature spa amenities, and take home the Angsana experience at the Angsana Gallery, located on the resort Lobby Level.
Rangers’ Club, the resort’s kids club, is available for children aged four up to 11 years old. Kids can enjoy scheduled interactive classes, enrichment activities, cultural workshops, art and craft, and sports programmes.
Babysitting services can be arranged from the kids’ club or Front Desk.
The Wellness Centre and fully equipped Fitness Center located across from the resort offers lifestyle and holistic approaches to enhance our daily wellbeing.
Other in-house services and facilities within the resort include wireless internet connectivity throughout the resort, laundry and valet services, ample covered and outdoor car park on complimentary for guests, doctor-on-call, self-service business center and travel and transport arrangement..
For more information on Angsana Teluk Bahang, please contact the Sales & Marketing Department at +6 04-8170 710 (Direct Line, Pre-Opening Office), email [email protected] or visit Angsana.com