Port View Seafood Village

Port View Seafood Village is the premium restaurant in Kota Kinabalu for fresh seafood.

Everyone knows Kota Kinabalu is famous for its excellent fresh seafood, and there are many seafood restaurants to go in and around the vicinity of Kota Kinabalu. Located at the KK Waterfront, Port View Seafood Village is one of the best known up-scale seafood restaurants in the city, and some 60% of its customers are foreign tourists, and businessmen. Walk into the live seafood area, and one will be amazed at the four levels of cascading aquariums, which boast of fishes, prawnes, lobsters, crabs, clams and even live abalones. Most of these fishes are caught from the South China Sea, Sulu sea and the Celebes sea on the east coast of Sabah.

Sabah Tea Garden

A visit to the only ogranic Tea Garden in Sabah.

One of Sabah most recognized products and always a gem as a souvernir or gift is no doubt the famous Sabah Tea. Mostly wrapped in green package with Mount Kinabalu as its background, Sabah Tea can be bought in tea bags or plain simple tea leaf. Besides as gift Sabah Tea is also served in many of the cafes and restaurants in hotels and resorts around Sabah. A visit to Sabah Tea Garden will give guests a more inside knowledge on how these teas are farmed, haversted and processed.

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges 2009

The place to book an overnight stay on Mount Kinabalu, Mesilau resort, and Manukan Island.Located at the ground floor of Wisma Sabah, Sutera Sanctuary Lodges manages many of the accommodations, like chalets, lodges, hostel, and resthouse, for Sabah Parks. Places that come under the management of Sutera Sanctuary Lodges areĀ Kinabalu Park, Laban Rata Resthouse, Mesilau Nature Resorts,Poring Hot Spring, and Manukan Island Resort.

Climbers who wish to climb Mt. Kinabalu, must secure a bed at any of the following resthouses: Laban Rata Resthouse, Gunting Lagadan Hut, Waras Hut, or Panar Laban Hut. Permit to climb Mt. Kinabalu will only be issued by Sabah Park when one has secured a bed on the day of climb. These places are heavily booked throughout the year, it is advicible to book six months ahead to avoid any disappointment.

Utan Paradise Jungle Lodge

This is an ideal place to chill and relax, and also a place to rekindle with the wildlife.

Welcome to Utan Paradise Jungle Lodge, a haven of lush green forest and a great place to spot wildlife. Located 68 km from Kota Kinabalu city centre ( about 1hour and 40 minutes drive), the journey to Utan Paradise Jungle Lodge will treat visitors to scenic sights of traditional village houses, green padi fields, and the never ending rolling hills. This journey also passes through the beautiful lagoon at Lok Kawi camp.

Emperor’s Delight

The best ramen restaurant in Kota Kinabalu.

Talk about mouth watering ramen (la mian) in Kota Kinabalu, will eventually lead one to this well established eatery called Emperor’s Delight. Located at the far end of Jalan Pantai (Beach Street) and just 30 metres away from Little Italy, Emperor’s Delight serves some of the best ramens in town. As many as 12 different types of ramens with various combinations are available, and the more popular ones are ramen with beef in special herbal soup, ramen with braised meat, ramen with minced meats and mushroom with spicy sauce, and ramen with seafood. A bowl of ramen starts from RM 8.