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Shangri-La Resort expands to include a $5.5 Million Activity Park

Oklahoma's Premier Event & Conference Center Resort
Posted: 5:22 PM, Jan 15, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-15 21:08:34-05
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Shangri-La is not just a summer destination; the resort is open year round and offers getaway options for not only families but business's and corporations alike.

As the new year begins, now is the time to start planning for your corporate retreats in Northeastern Oklahoma, and Shangri-La is the perfect destination for family and work. Conveniently located just an hour 1/2 from Tulsa, Shangri-La is at the tip of Monkey Island on beautiful Grand Lake. Originally built in 1964 and known for its golf club Shangri-La has evolved into an elite resort in 2020, offering the very best in golf amenities and recognized as the number 1 golf destination in Oklahoma by the Midwest Golfing Magazine.

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Corporate Team Building and Family Fun

In 2020 Shangri-La will be expanding to include a 5.5 million activity park adjacent to the Resort Hotel, which also includes marina facilities and a 27-hole championship golf course.

The park will include a new racquet club facility with outdoor tennis courts, pickleball courts, sand volleyball, and a mini-Fenway Park replica, which will offer Wiffleball fun for kids of all ages.

The 11,000 square foot indoor facility will include bowling lanes, golf simulators, shooting simulators, pop-a-shot basketball, pool & ping pong tables, a 40-seat theater suitable for both movies and video conferencing, a coffee bar and an indoor-outdoor bar & lounge.

The construction of the Activity Park will bring the total investment of the resort facility to more than $75 million since Eddy Gibbs purchased the property in 2010.

Groundbreaking on the new Activity Park is planned within the next month, and according to Shangri-La, the latest addition will enable the resort to offer corporations more space for team building activities and meetings. Currently, Shangri-La has 8000 square feet of meeting space with fabulous outdoor spaces for weddings and events.

"We are expanding our recreational offerings to add to our popular championship golf course," said Shangri-La President & CEO Barry Willingham. "We are also focused on providing more indoor entertainment options for our members and our hotel guests.


Resort

Shangri-La's hotel facilities are busy throughout the year with 119 luxury hotel rooms, 8,000 square feet of convention & meeting space, a medical spa, steam room & sauna, an indoor pool and a sprawling 6,000 square foot outdoor resort pool with splash pad, tanning ledge, hot tub, food & beverage services, and fire pits.

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The resort also offers a variety of food & beverage services at Doc's Bar & Grill, the Summit Restaurant, and the seasonally operated Eddy's Lakeside Bar.

Sail Grand also offers yacht charters, boat and personal watercraft rentals, and parasailing at Shangri-La Marina adjacent to the resort hotel.

With its beautiful golf greens, rolling hills, and picturesque stature, Shangri-La offers everything you need to escape, unwind and rejuvenate.

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