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"Holiday With Kids”" Readers Vote Golden Sands Resort, Penang As Most Popular Family Resort Destination

"Holiday With Kids”" Readers Vote Golden Sands Resort, Penang As Most Popular Family Resort Destination

Golden Sands Resort, Penang was voted number one in the “Top 10 Family Resorts” in 2013 for Malaysia by readers of the Australian publication, “HolidayWith Kids”, in their 2013 Readers Choice Survey.  The Top 10 Resort Awards are voted online by 4,000 independent households.  Malaysia has been part of the listed countries for this survey for the third year in a row.  This is the second award the resort has won with this Australian publication.  Golden Sands Resort also clinched the “Holiday with Kids” Readers Choice Awards Top 10 Family Resorts in Asia in 2010.

“Golden Sands Resort continually proves to be a popular resort for young families,” said Keith Tomkies, the hotel’s general manager. “My heartfelt gratitude and congratulations go to all my colleagues.  It is an honour to be voted by our happy guests for an award by such an influential Australian family magazine.  Having been recognised by “Holiday With Kids” once again, we will continue to strive to make everyone’s stay a wonderful experience.  We hope that more families will choose Golden Sands Resort, Penang as their preferred holiday destination,” Tomkies added.

The resort was judged for outstanding customer service, facilities that are a cut above the rest, the high standard of accommodation and a range of family-friendly activities on offer.  Golden Sands Resort’s child-friendly attractions include the Kid’s Club, the resort’s 10,300-square-foot modular play venue, Adventure Zone, Segway, kid’s fun passports and the resort’s fun loving mascot, Polly the Parrot.

For more information and reservations, please call Malaysia toll-free at (1300) 88 7388 or Singapore toll-free at (1 800) 8388 8388.  Alternatively, call Golden Sands Resort, Penang directly at (60 4) 886 1911 or e-mail

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Suleiman Tunku Abdul Rahman
Director of Communications


(60 4) 888 8650


Golden Sands Resort, Penang Batu Feringgi Beach, 11100 Penang, Malaysia


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