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									SHANGRI-LA Tanjung Aru Resort and             The other service is the pearl cocoa scrub.        Those who visit the spa will
Spa (STAR) have several additional         This is a combination of pulverised pearls         actual the view from this
services for their guests and visitors     taken from the bays of Semporna and cocoa          establishment too because it is
through its spa.                           beans which is available in this country. It is    `Pulau on a or island of
                                                                                              located Bayu'small islan the
CHI the new spa at STAR debuts with a      mixed with soya, ginger and pegaga leaf and        wind.
                                                                                              The island is rather quaint and tt
spa on natural ingredients that are        used for scrubbing.                                ings on it very uniquely beautiful;
sourced.                                      The Borneo therapy is inspired by Sabah's       this cially true for the area where
As Sabah is rich in biodiversity and has   native healer called the bobohizan. It starts      you can in a few deep breathing
a huge tract of rainforests, there are     with a foot ritual using seven types of herbs      and relax
an abundance herbs that can be             such as nutmeg, red ginger and betel leaf..
                                                                                              The sunset can be blazingly beaut
utilised in spa treatments, and these      This is believed to remove negative energy. A
                                                                                              this vintage view.
coupled with natural resources like        body massage using palm and thumb pres-
                                                                                              Be that as it may, you can call up ;
volcanic mud clay, cocoa and are very      sure is then carried out.
                                                                                              more information on the spa.

                                                     NEXUS Resort Karambunai has added yet another
One of the services accorded by CHI          accolade to its list of awards - ASEAN Green Hotel
is the Borneo Volcanic mud wrap. This        Recognition Award. The award, together with a
treatment ; the volcanic mud clay
                                             certification from the ASEAN Tourism Standard, is in
from Lahad Datu which is a gateway
                                             appreciation of the resort's continuous effort to conserve
to the well known Danum Valley
                                             the environment by adopting energy conservation
Conservation Area.
                                             measures that leads towards environmental protection
                                             such as: environmental policy and actions for hotel
The clay contains trace minerals             operations, use of     Green or environmentally-friendly
believed in detoxification. This             products, collaboration with community and local
treatment starts with applications of        organizations in activities to protect  the environment,
Sabah Green tea and salt scrub to            human resource development, solid waste management,
exfoliate the skin.                          energy and water efficiency, air quality management,
                                             noise pollution control, wastewater treatment and
                                             toxic/chemical substance disposal management.

                                                   Nexus Resort, one of five other hotels in Malaysia
                                             and the only representative from Sabah, was presented
                                             this prestigious award at the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2008
                                             held in Bangkok, Thailand on Jan 23. The resort's General
                                             Manager, Peter Sprenger, accepted the- award at the
                                             event which was also attended by Malaysia's Tourism
                                             Minister, Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

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