Shan Shui Golf & Country Club sprawls impressively among the breathtaking mountainous backdrop of Tawau's lush land. The club is opened in 1998 which is situated 15 km from Tawau town. This award-winning 18-hole championship golf course is designed by Nelson & Haworth which is deemed their finest creation in Asia by far. This picturesque scenery of golf course serves a natural habitat for wildlife such as exotic birds, monkeys, squirrels and a resident crocodile. For visitors looking for a relaxing getaway in a tranquil and country-like atmosphere while enjoying a golfing holiday, Shan Shui Golf & Country Club is an ideal place to visit that has everything to offer.
Apart from offering top golf course facilities such as driving range and practice greens, Shan Shui Golf & Country Club also provides other excellent facilities such as pro-shop, changing rooms, swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna, restaurant serving scrumptious local favorites, as well as cozy wooden chalet accommodations.
You can board Malaysia Airlines and Airasia from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Tawau Airport. If you travel from Kota Kinabalu you can board a 55-minute flight to Tawau via Air Asia or Malaysia Airlines. From Tawau International Airport, Shan Shui Golf & Country Club is approximately 30 minutes’ drive away.
You can drive from Tawau Town to Shan Shui Golf & Country Club where the journey takes approximately 22 minutes’ drive away.
If you travel from Kota Kinabalu you can board long distance express bus to Tawau town which was 8 hour journey. Once you reach Tawau town, you need to get a taxi or shuttle to Shan Shui Golf & Country Club.
For the true chocolate lover, Teck Guan Cocoa Museum in Tawau is a must visit destinations. Here you can find a cocoa processing plant and manufacturing factory that give you an up close view of the production process. You will enjoy a 20-minute video on cocoa processing and production. Various cocoa products are also available for purchase, from chocolate jam to instant hot cocoa beverages.
Tawau Market is best known as Malaysia’s largest indoor market with over 6000 stalls. At the ground floor you can find foodstuff such as fresh fruits, keropok amplang , Indonesian-made dried crackers, and other fresh produce. On the first floor, you can find dried preserved food such as dried salted fish and dried prawns which Tawau is famous for.
Tawau Hot Springs Park is a popular spot for you to relax, chill and picnic with friends and families. Besides being a family picnic spot, the hot spring has also become a ‘wishing well’ for the superstitious visitors. This park is also popular for the experts in archeology, science and minerals, who are studying the hot water stream to test for its benefit to the people and environment.
For the nature enthusiast, you can explore the untouched forest of Tawau's Bukit Gemok. It is situated 10 km from the city centre, Bukit Gemok has recently become a popular spot for avid trekkers and hash runners who love the challenge of varied terrain. There are various terrains in the hill available for you to explore with excitement and thrill to hiking experiences in Tawau.
Tawau Hills National Park is located only 20 minutes’ drive from Tawau Town. The park is a home to macaques, red leaf monkeys, forest tortoise, giant squirrels, hornbills and pheasants. For those seeking peace and tranquility in beautiful surroundings, Tawau Hills Park is an ideal getaway. Visitors can go swimming in the stream, jungle trekking and bird watching.
Promenade Hotel Tawau is a 4-star hotel is a perfect choice when you are visiting Tawau. This hotel located close to the city center and Eastern Plaza Shopping Center. Promenade Hotel Tawau is the splendid choice for you who are seeking a luxurious treat at affordable price for your holiday.
Staying at Shervinton Executive Boutique Hotel is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Tawau. This 3-star hotel located only 12 km from Shan Shui Golf Country Club. For travelers who wish to travel comfortably at cheaper price, Shervinton Executive Boutique Hotel is the perfect place to stay during your visit in Tawau.