The Magellan Sutera Resort, Kota Kinabalu, a posh 5-star luxury resort at the seafront is the best place to go for a relaxing weekend. It offers a setting made for relaxation. The property is right near the sea so guests will always have the view of sea, sun, sand and island. They have the waves lapping on the beach and an area where they can swim as safely as can be.
They have the pool to enjoy. The pool is quite interesting ; it has a little water fall on it. Its perfect for those who want to swim around, enjoy the water and take photographs.
When evening falls, guests can enjoy the blazing sunset; from their balcony or at the seats by the seafront. Very strategic spot for good photographs and videos.
With the evening comes dinner. For the moment guests will have a choice between Al Fresco, where they can still enjoy the sunset while eating dinner or go to Ferdinand’s where they can enjoy authentic Italian food.
The restaurant offers fine dining, with many choices but they are currently promoting the Grilled Black Angus Tomahawk. This serving is meant for two as its a huge portion. It’s exquisitely prepared. It is served with Garden Vegetables and roasted potatoes as well as beef juice reduction as they call it and mustard sauce and Maldon rock sea salt. It is juicy and absolutely delicious.
The menu is of course filled with an array of dishes offered including Ii Nostri Antipasti and then they have the set menu. This includes Beef tenderloin tartare with salmon roe, Spaghetti with octopus Ragout and bread sauce, Pan Fried Hokkaido scallop with squid ink polenta and baked cod fish fillet with sauteed porcini mushroom in papillote.
Besides the sumptuous food and the clean well appointed rooms the Resort has to offer, the staff are friendly and accommodating. Staying in this establishment is memorable for a lot of things.
After the sumptuous meal, one can talk a slow walk around the property , pausing every now and then to look at the sea, where the last radiance of a sunset blazed before night fell. For those who are interested to have a few days of rest and relaxation, get their package ‘Cuti Cuti ke Sabah’ at RM320 nett, a 3days 2night stay. Information can be acquired from 0178335300 (Haleeza) or 0178130866 (Evian.)-BNN