Specialists

PORT STEPHENS EXAMINER GETAWAY PACKAGE

MAGELLAN SUTERA HARBOUR

 
Sutera Harbour Resort
Sutera Harbour Resort

We are offering a special rate for a stay of 7 nights at one of Sabah's finest 5 star hotels, for reservations up to the end of December, 2011 (excluding peak periods 15 July to 21 August 2011 and Christmas/New Year) at Magellan Sutera Harbour Resort.

The price is only:

$A560

per person (twin share)

A surcharge applies to single travellers.

Upgrades to Deluxe Seaview rooms possible - additional charges apply.

The package includes:

  • accommodation for 7 consecutive nights in a Deluxe Garden View room (twin or double) at Magellan Sutera Resort,
  • return airport transfers (between 0700 hrs and 2200 hrs) from Kota Kinabalu International Airport to meet your arrival and departure flights, and
  • daily buffet breakfasts.

    Note that we are able to offer a special rate for the peak periods as well, however, additional charges will apply.

    8 night package deals can also be arranged with accommodation at the slightly cheaper Pacific Sutera Resort (Deluxe Golf View Room) starting at $A620 per person (twin share)

    Tours can be arranged to any of the nearby sights, for example -

  • Kinabalu Park,
  • Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Springs,
  • the nearby islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park - Island Day trip,
  • or even a day tour to see the Orang-utans at Sepilok, located near Sandakan, on our Orang-utan Day trip.

    Extensions to your stay are also available

    In conjunction with this fabulous accommodation deal

    we are offering the opportunity to see some of what Sabah has to offer, including:
  • a full day excursion to Kinabalu Park and Poring (includes lunch)
  • a 3 day/2 night tour to Sukau Rainforest Lodge, including:
  • return airport transfers from Magellan Sutera Resort,
  • return economy class airfares from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan,
  • a visit to Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre,
  • return boat transfers from Sandakan to Sukau Rainforest Lodge,
  • 3 jungle river tours in search of wildlife,
  • a tour of Sandakan including the Australian War Memorial at the Japanese POW Camp,
  • full board on the Sukau section of the tour,
  • english speaking guides and
  • park entry fees (excludes camera fees)
    - all in a package at a discount to the normal rates.

    If you decide to include the package, it will be possible to break your stay at Sutera Harbour Resort.

    Orang-utans on the feeding platform at Sepilok
    orang-utans on the feeding platform 
									at Sepilok

    The price for this extension to the accommodation package is only:

    $A885

    per person (twin share)

    A surcharge applies to single travellers.

    About Sutera Harbour Resort

    Sutera Harbour is located conveniently located mid-way between Kota Kinabalu airport and the city centre. It is a majestic 155 hectare landscaped development on the shores of the South China Sea. Adjacent to the Magellan Sutera  and the Pacific Sutera  is the Sutera Harbour Golf and Country Club.

    Sutera Harbour Golf Course
    Sutera Harbour Golf Course

    The club also offers a 41 bay two tier driving range.

    Sutera Harbour is also the harbour for large yachts with 13 berths and 91 fully serviced wet slips. Guests staying at Sutera Harour Resort enjoy privileged access to both the golf and yacht clubs.

    For the more energetic, there are 5 swimming pools to choose from, 2 fitness centres, a 12 lane tenpin bowling centre and 14 courts for 3 different sports.

    The Magellan Sutera

    Magellan Sutera, Sutera Harbour Resort
    Magellan Sutera Hotel and Spa

    Poolside at the Magellan Sutera Resort
    Poolside at the Magellan Sutera Resort and Spa

    The hotel is named after Ferdinand Magellan, the leader of the first expedition to circumnavigate the world. The Magellan Sutera is a reflection of the nautical life.

    The grand open air lobby is characteristic of the local "longhouse" architecture. The 456 rooms and suites are uniquely designed to harmonise Western tastes with the architectural style and decor of Borneo.

    Room types include Deluxe Garden View, Deluxe Sea View, Club rooms and Suites.

    Magellan Deluxe Garden View Twin room
    Magellan Deluxe Garden View Twin room

    The hotel also boasts local and international cuisine at the many restaurants on offer.

    Sukau Rainforest Lodge

    Courtyard at Sukau Rainforest Lodge
    Courtyard at Sukau Rainforest Lodge

    This 20 room, multi international award winning lodge, is managed by Borneo Eco Tours. It was originally built in 1995 in traditional Malaysian architecture using several Borneo hardwood species. The accommodation at the lodge was completely rebuilt in 2010. In October 2010, the lodge was voted Asia's leading Green Hotel at the 17th World Travel Awards.

    World Travel Award 2010
    World Travel Award 2010








    New Accommodation at Sukau Rainforest Lodge - day room
    New Accommodation at Sukau Rainforest Lodge - day room
    New Accommodation at Sukau Rainforest Lodge
    New Accommodation at Sukau Rainforest Lodge













    It is built on stilts with a lounge, gift shop, education centre, Hornbill Boardwalk with two elephant passes, three open deck for wildlife viewing, an enclosed garden, a riverside Melapi restaurant, open sun-deck, river jetty. Electricity is supplied by acoustic generator, and hot water by solar heaters. All rooms are twin bedded, with ceiling fan, mosquito netting, attached bathroom, hot shower and toilets. River tours are conducted by boats powered by electric motors and four stroke outboard engines.

    Elephants on the river bank near Sukau
    Elephants on the river bank near Sukau

    Birdlife is especially rich here including eight species of hornbills, kingfishers, egrets, darters, owls, kites, eagles, broadbills, doves, storm storks, herons, hawks, ospreys, falcon, pheasants, parakeets, bee eaters, woodpeckers, pittas, bulbuls, forktails, babblers, warblers, flycatchers, orioles, flowerpeckers, spiderhunters, among others.



    For reservations, please contact our
    Sydney office - 02 9299 3699

    or simply email us - travel@borneo.com.au - your details and preferred dates of travel.

    When contacting us, please mention the Port Stephens Examiner Getaway

    Booking period up to and including 10 September, 2011

    We are also able to arrange your flights from Australia to Borneo. Ask us for a quote.

    Photographs on this page are courtesy of Sutera Harbour Resort Kota Kinabalu, Borneo Eco Tours and Penny Favilla