Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, the Hong Kong-based luxury hotel operator, revealed comprehensive details about its new family-focused features across multiple destinations.
Leading the way is the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, which launched its child-friendly services with Buds by Shangri-La, a 2,150-square-meter indoor and outdoor play space devoted to children between the ages of one and 12 years. The interactive play space is designed to encourage fun and family time as well as learning through play.
“Themed activity spaces have been created for budding artists, performers and chefs, plus there is a party room for celebrations. For peace of mind, each child wears a radio-frequency enabled wristband so parents can
monitor the child’s location“
As part Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore’s recent Tower Wing renovation, the hotel created 19 new deluxe family rooms and five themed family suites each accommodating two adults and two children under 12 years. The suites and rooms measure 76 and 38 square meters, respectively, and are located on a dedicated family floor. Suites offer dream-themed beds, including a castle and space craft.
In addition, the hotel offers a wide range of childcare amenities including car seats, strollers, travel cots and even bath time toys so families can travel lighter.
At Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa – just 15 minutes from central Singapore on Sentosa Island – a comprehensive recreational programme with an array of activities, awaits junior guests at the kids’ club.
Catering for children between five and 12, the kids’ club features a three-story treehouse with a slide from top to bottom. On the first level, there are books, a stage for fun musical performances, and an arts and craft room. Kids also have their own ‘zone’ in the Seashell restaurant, which features a child-friendly buffet counter scaled down for kids. For infants there’s a dedicated babies zone providing complimentary baby food, milk bottle sterilisers, baby utensils, baby wipes and all the essentials.
In Malaysian Borneo, Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort and Spa will launch new immersive guest experiences this July in its nature reserve. The innovative recreational offerings will enhance the reserve’s conservation education programme, as well as introduce a range of cultural and adventure experiences perfect for children and young adults.
The protected 64-acre nature reserve is nestled within Shangri-La Rasa Ria’s 400 acres of tropical jungle and is home to the long-tailed macaques, western tarsiers, bear cats and the
famous huge-eyed slow loris, plus over 60 species of birds, 100 species of butterflies, pangolins and a wide spectrum of native plants.