Summer in Sabah

I’m feeling a bit nostalgic today, a few days close to Mother’s Day so I decided to write a throwback Thursday post on one of our beach trips in Malaysia, during my pregnancy.

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Our summer in Sabah was at the soothing and stylish Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort Spa.  This tropical paradise offered the space and solace we needed from busy city Kuala Lumpur, where hubby was assigned at the time.

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Their staff is the best—one of the nicest, and friendliest I have encountered during our travels.  You feel their warmth at the tone of their voice, their gentle ways, and calming presence.

And I just loved the outdoor pool here! It remains to be one of my favorites in terms of roominess, style, and the fact that it was infinity-type and overlooking the sea.

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The whole place was so laid-back and relaxing, I wanted to stay forever. There was no reason to leave the hotel–plenty of areas to just lounge around, scheduled activities for both kids and adults, great restaurants.. it was a memorable holiday.  And at the time of my pregnancy, a much appreciated one.

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