It is part of every traveler’s itinerary to experience the pride of the place they go, whether it is a tourist spot or most commonly, food. Food is always and most usual concern of every traveler as it is part of the everyday life. There are even a lot of places that they make delicacies out of the most famous food product their place have.
Being a coastal town is an edge in many ways. Lumut in the peninsula of Malaysia is a tiny haven for many scenery spots and most specially, sea foods. Food at Lumut is what keeps the visitors whether foreign or local ones keep coming every year. The island celebrates a yearly festival called “Pesta Laut?which means “Sea Festival? As it is part of every culture in the Pacific Islands, this festival is believed not only to serve as a thanksgiving for a bountiful sea harvest the whole year but also was used as a tourist attraction. During these times, between Augusts to September, this fun and festive occasion happens. Most of the time, activities are done in the town center like sea port competitions, opening of night markets, street dancing and parties, as well as their famous sea food fair.
Lumut foods are mostly fresh marine products such as fish, prawn, crab, and even the expensive lobster and a lot more. Not only at the time of festival are these fresh sea foods offered but also every day. Yes! Because of the boom of development in this small town came about, western inspired restaurants were built to cater the food needs of the visitors. Many Italian business men found this place a haven of different cuisines since it’s got a lot of various aquatic products to choose from which are best for food.
Food found at Lumut in most restaurants or even small food shops are usually marine products. Some foreign visitors even find this place as the home for best sea foods at Lumut. Even Chinese restaurants started opening in this small town speciality in sea foods. Investors found this place worthy of their investment since it offers a lot of attractions, therefore it is not surprise to find some nice and luxury restaurants offer delicious western, Thai, Kelantan, Indian, Malay, Chinese cuisines at Lumut.
Modern hotels and resorts have also opened at Lumut and one of the most famous and had been home to many travelers and adventurers for years now is the Orient Star Resort in Lumut. This rest house is a government owned establishment which served before as the home of past town officials of Lumut but was later turned as a shelter for most visitors. Orient Star Resort in Lumut offers hotel and resort services as well as restaurant that serve nothing but the best sea food cuisines at Lumut.
Another world class service is offered by Swiss-Garden Golf Resort & Spa Damai Laut. This wonderful shelter was built for almost 13 years now and still serves nothing but the best and finest hotel, restaurant and resort at Lumut through the years. According to some travelers who have been to Swiss-Garden Golf Resort & Spa Damai Laut, this place is like a one-stop-shop that caters all the fun, entertainment and wonder. From the Golf course, to the sparkling blue resorts, world class spa and restaurants, you can never wish for anything else than their service.