Gaya Island Resort
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Gaya Island Resort

Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, Pulau Gaya 88000 Malaysia
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4.5
#2 of 2 resorts in Pulau Gaya
4.5 of 5 bubbles
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4.6 of 5 bubbles
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4.6 of 5 bubbles
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3.9 of 5 bubbles
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Gaya Island Resort is located on Pulau Gaya, the largest of a cluster of five islands that form the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, a natural conservation area off the coast of Borneo, close to Kota Kinabalu. Gaya Island Resort has a unique setting: the land is fringed with a golden sandy beach, rocky coastal outcrops, and surrounded by coral reefs. The hilly island landscape is covered with lush tropical rainforest and an abundance of flora and fauna. And to complete this perfect setting, visible in the distance, is the stunning outline of Mount Kinabalu. The guest villa exterior respects Sabahan architecture uses local materials and blends harmoniously with the natural environment. The interior living space is designed with contemporary elegance to create warmth, comfort and a serene indoor setting. Gaya Island Resort is committed to ecologically sustainable practices to minimise the carbon footprint within its environment. Therefore the resort is a walking resort and only minimal motorised vehicles are used for operational purposes.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Canoeing
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Diving
Snorkelling
Entertainment staff
Airport transportation
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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5.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Bay View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Malay
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Kelly800742 wrote a review Jan 2020
Monaco7 contributions6 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Our Travel Agent recommended Gala Island Resort as the relaxing beach add-on to our Christmas holiday in Malaysia (Travelling with my husband and 2 children, 14 and 11, we first stayed in KL for a few nights and then moved onto 4 nights at Sukua Rainforest lodge to search for wild orang-utans before flying to Kota Kinabalu and transferring to Gaya Island).

From the minute we arrived at Gaya Island we were able to relax. The villas were well equipped and super comfortable. Eating in the resort was just wonderful, lots of choices to keep everyone happy.

My (our) biggest positive from Gaya Island were all the resort staff. Super friendly, happy, efficient, positive and pro-active meant there was a really nice atmosphere everywhere we went. There was a real mix of guests staying for different times and with different needs and it cannot be an easy task pleasing everyone.

I loved the spa, my son and I had a fabulous Sunset cruise (despite the sun being a bit elusive!), we all did the nature walks and learnt loads, had fun in the great pool, used the gym, had fun teppanyaki, got to see monitor lizards, macaques, a snake and lots of birds and a managed a few lovely dinners in Fishermans Cove

Pros

Great Staff and lots of them!

No plastic bottles because filtered water was easily available which is a great initiative.

Great choice of food and enthusiastic chefs willing to make anything you wanted!

Wonderful views and peaceful surroundings.

Other observations:

Getting to and from the villas is definitely not for the faint hearted, the villas are built into the hills and involved lots of steps and a couple of hills. Although the views from the villa make it worth the efforts.

Was surprised to see the bathroom amenities still in small plastic bottles and cardboard boxes, I expected a nature resort to recognise the importance of avoiding unnecessary waste.

Due to the rainforest location positioning meant the different areas were not really together. It was too much of a separation between beach and nature. I think the main building should have had more available information about the surrounding flora and fauna. The resort nature guides Justin, Serena were knowledgable and enthusiastic but they were a bit hidden away.

We knew there were not kids activities but I think it would have been nice for a kids/older kids space because there were other kids around but it was not easy for my 2 to "make friends", a small communal area would be good, possibly equipped with a table tennis/table football/pool table. With nature information to make it educational too!!

Food portions were pretty large and it was sometimes hard not to waste food. The curries in the buffet area had the most gorgeous flavourful sauces but the fish/meat had to be deboned and fat cut off to get to the nice bits. That maybe more laziness on my part!

We recommend Gaya Island Resort after our lovely holiday thank you very much everyone.
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Date of stay: December 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from gayaislandresort, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort
Responded 7 Jan 2020
Dear Kelly800742, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review detailing what you enjoyed the most during your stay. My team and I are delighted to read that you had a superb stay. Thank you for your feedback about your meals. Food is a large part of a resort stay so we focus to deliver the best quality using either our own ingredients from the Chef’s garden or selecting the best options available in the market. As the year just started, we wish you a fabulous year 2020 and we hope to welcome you and the family back again. Kind regards from sunny Borneo! Kath Townsend
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DJHC wrote a review Mar 2020
Horsham, United Kingdom32 contributions74 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
This is a wonderful hotel with staff that are happy to ensure your stay is perfect.

Check in is made simple by completing all requirements in the office at Kota Kinabalu, then a 15 minute transfer by boat to the hotel where your are shown to your room.

The greatest asset of this hotel are the staff, who make it their mission to ensure you have a great stay. From Ramesh the manager to the guys at the pool, they are all so helpful and friendly, Jau, the bar manager, always makes sure you get the right service, he is helped by Marnieh who will help you with choices and how the various packages work. Drink prices are on the high side but no different to other establishments in the Region, the happy hour helped and appeared to be the busiest time.

Restaurants are very clean and food choice superb, the Chef will fuss over you and ensure you are happy with your food. Once he knows what you like it will be ready for you as you get to the table, where you will be looked after by Elvy, who will always meet you with a smile. We ate in all three restaurants, the food is of the highest quality, with great choice at each session.

Rooms were very well equipped and very comfortable, some have steep steps so be sure to book the right room for you.

Two things that could be improved: the decking walkways become very slippery when wet, as they are vey uneven this becomes a massive trip hazard. The other is Jelly Fish in the bay, I know the hotel can't control the sea but its a warning to those who prefer the sea to the pool.

All in all we had a wonderful stay, a great relaxing end to a very active holiday.

Thank you Gaya Island
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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elaine d wrote a review Feb 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom126 contributions98 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
What can I say that hasn’t already! Beautiful resort, amazing lodges and fantastic service. After a busy few days nature watching we stayed at Gaya Island a Resort for 5 wonderful nights. From arrival at the jetty we were well looked after and service continued to be amazing for the next 5 days. We celebrated my 50th birthday whilst there and upon returning to our lodge the maid had left a birthday cake made of towels with a lovely note. We then had a lovely meal on the beach with personal service which was lovely and topped off with a serenade from the restaurant staff, it was really lovely and I felt very special. My husband and I both had a full body massage in the spa, which as you would expect was located in a lovely tranquil setting. Ramesh the restaurant manager was very visible and.constantly checking on guests to make sure they were all happy, although the main restaurant is buffet service we were twice served at our table with the fish of the day, which was always beautiful. I unfortunately had a knee injury so I can vouch that the steps do make it difficult if you are not very mobile. Originally we had been allocated a lodge high up but as I was struggling with the steps the receptionist immediately arranged for a lodge in a lower floor which was just as beautiful but much easier for me to access. One point I would make ads a heads up is that the boat ride from the port can be very bumpy depending on the weather so if you have a back problem you may want to bear that in mind. Overall a fantastic, idyllic beach resort with excellent service which made my 50th birthday truly memorable.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from gayaislandresort, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort
Responded 28 Feb 2020
Dear elaine368, Greetings from all of us at Gaya Island Resort. Thank you so much for your great review of the resort. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you had had such a wonderful holiday here in Palau Gaya and are looking forward to welcoming you back. Until we meet again, we wish you many more happy and safe travel adventures ahead. Island regards from sunny Borneo! Kath Townsend
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642Lorraine74 wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom6 contributions9 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We just returned from 10 days at the Resort. The hotel is set on a beautiful tropical island backing on to the rain forest and our spacious room overlooked the sea with views of Mt. Kinabalu. The room was spotlessly clean and well equipped. The staff could not have been more friendly and helpful, nothing seemed to be too much trouble. There were too many special staff members to mention them all but the smiling head chef was always keen to encourage us to try new food options, Mr. Ramesh was very kind and took great care of us, Linda, Alice, Chloe, Marneh to name just a few were always there to help.
We had a great trip with the diving team when we saw sea turtles, sharks, a ray, a lobster and countless fish of all descriptions. Unfortunately it was jelly fish season so there were hundreds of jelly fish of all shapes and sizes. The dive team lent us full wetsuits which was greatly appreciated!
We visited Tavajun bay (free boat transfer several times a day) where we there were a maximum of 10 guests on a beautiful beach and we watched a family of wild bearded pigs and a sizeable monitor lizard taking an interest in the cooking.
We arranged a day trip through the staff to fly to Sandakan to visit the Sepilok Orangutan sanctuary, the Sun Bear sanctuary and Proboscis monkey sanctuary which was well worth it to see these lovely playful creatures. We even heard (but did not see) the pygmy elephants on the forest walkways.
We would strongly recommend fitting a few days at Gaya Island into any Far Eastern tour for the lovely welcome and great range of sights and experiences of the island and the area.
A great big thank you to all the staff at GIR who made us feel so welcome, "we will be back"
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Date of stay: March 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: Kinabalu view well worth the premium for sunrise views
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Travel & Treasures wrote a review Jan 2020
Munich, Germany255 contributions57 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed in Gaya for 3 nights and loved it! The rooms are built right into the jungle and they’re spacious and well maintained. We were warned about monkeys but didn’t see any during our stay. The bed was so soft and comfortable. Breakfast was sumptuous and catered to international tastes all alike. My friend is vegetarian and she found lots to eat and enjoy. The beach is cleaned everyday in the morning during low tide. Make sure to meet the resort Nature specialist Justin, he’s such an interesting person and very knowledgeable about the exotic flora and fauna of Borneo. He definitely made our stay so much more special! The food at the Japanese restaurant was our favorite for dinner, reservations are needed. During the day there’s tasty options such as Laksa Soup available. There are lots of families with children by the pool all day, if you’re sensitive about noise I’d recommend the beach sun-beds for some quiet time.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from gayaislandresort, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort
Responded 6 Jan 2020
Dear,travelandtreasures, Sunny greetings from all of us at Gaya Island Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to review your stay. My team and I are delighted to read that you had a superb stay. We thank you for the opportunity you have given us to be of service. I am sure the entire team enjoyed attending to your needs as much as you enjoyed being here. Once again, thank you so much and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, Kath Townsend
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Sue W W wrote a review Apr 2020
Whitby, United Kingdom13 contributions25 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This place is a wonderful peaceful and luxurious haven. You truly feel special here as every member of staff has relaxed and superb customer service off to a fine art. Although the drinks and restaurants are a little pricey you always feel you have paid for quality in every respect. Food is superb in all the restaurants and each one has the stunning view of the beach and the bay beyond. Villas are arranged on the hillside and most have stunning views from the spacious balcony. They are very comfortable and the air conditioning is very efficient and very necessary as this country is extremely hot and humid. We did go in February 2020 and it was very quiet and felt very exclusive. We loved the BBQ on the beach with the local dancers and really loved the time spent with Justin the wildlife ranger. Being nature lovers we found him knowledgeable and passionate about his work with the mangroves and the rainforest around the resort. There is enough to keep you occupied for a week here if you enjoy activities but also an amazing and beautiful place to relax by the pool or on the beach. The resort accommodation and especially the staff are 5 star.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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princesspollyg wrote a review Jan 2020
Cleckheaton, United Kingdom18 contributions48 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This hotel is not our cup of tea but that’s personal preference and not the hotels fault, although we wouldn’t return the hotel is amazing and we will review it fairly.

The resort is beautiful, villas perched on hillsides nestled into the rainforest. We opted for a Kinabalu Villa, it’s worth paying for, the hike as others have called it is an easy walk, we liked it as some of the villas lower down are close an area with standing water which can be a bit smelly, plus the views from the top are stunning. The room had a lovely balcony, great bedroom with shutters all round, walk in wardrobe, dressing area and a bathroom to die for, the bath did take ages to run but just think about the location before complaining!

Food was amazing and not overly expensive, the buffet is like A La Carte, especially in the evening where they will cook meat and fish to order. We ate at Fisherman’s Cove, I don’t eat Seafood so they arranged a special menu for me on NYE, much to my husbands upset as my food was much nicer than his!

Wine is expensive and they don’t have the best choice, alcohol isn’t cheap in general but we found this to be the case across Malaysia in general as it is heavily taxed.

We did the guided walk, which was really interesting and our guide was a real character.

Service is amazing, the manager is constantly walking around talking to guests, all the staff can not do enough for you.

Watch out for the monkeys, if they are in a pack don’t think they are cute and walk towards them, let them go ahead!

Slight criticism, hotel was most likely at capacity and if you went down after 10am it could be difficult to get a sun lounger.

We had no problem with bites, just the odd one, use the mosquito repellent they provide.

So why is it not for us, too many children and there was a lack of atmosphere in the evening, we like to have a drink at a lively bar, with some kind of entertainment, not a full on rave but just something!

If you want somewhere to totally relax and zone out, this is the place for you.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Navigator699831 wrote a review Feb 2020
Coniston, United Kingdom1 contribution1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
What a magical experience Gaya Island proved to be. We were delayed arriving at the jetty where the resort ferry leaves from, so missed our intended boat. Instead of having to wait another two hours for the next boat, not ideal after several hours flying time, the hotel sent another boat to collect us within 15 minutes, which was much appreciated and set the tone for the rest of our stay.

On arrival at the island we were met by our own dedicated member of the resort team who welcomed us with a refreshing cool drink, before explaining all the various activities that were available at the resort, and taking us on a brief tour of the main amenities, before taking us to our room.

We had room 803, which was quite a climb, but we had requested a room at the top of the resort, and the views across the bay to Mount Kinabalu were magnificent. The room was very spacious with excellent facilities and a nice balcony, we even had an occasional visit from the local monkeys. One innovation they had was to use the heat from the Air Conditioning to provide all the hot water.

We can't speak highly enough of the helpful and friendly attitude of all the members of staff from the management team to the gardeners. It was evident that their was a great team spirit amongst them all. They were just like one large happy family, which is a credit to the hotel management.

We enjoyed our Breakfasts in the 'Feast Village' restaurant, and light lunches at the Pool Bar. Our particular favourite in the evenings was the 'Fisherman's Cove' restaurant, the fresh fish was just mouth watering. On our last night we booked a romantic dinner served on the beach, where the head chef provided a feast fit for royalty, and we had our very own personal waiter who also made us feel very special. Such a memorable evening for our last night.

We feel it would be unfair to pick out any one individual by name, as every single member of the staff and management were outstanding. We feel we had a very special holiday at the Gaya Island Resort and Spa. We look forward to returning one day.
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Date of stay: January 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from gayaislandresort, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort
Responded 11 Feb 2020
Dear Navigator699831 - Mr and Mrs R, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review detailing what you enjoyed the most during your stay. My team and I are delighted to read that you had a superb stay. Thank you for your feedback about your meals. Food is a large part of a resort stay so we focus to deliver the best quality using either our own ingredients from the Chef’s garden or selecting the best option available on the market. Wishing you all the best and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards from sunny Borneo! Kath Townsend
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Neil wrote a review Mar 2020
Perth, Australia5 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
From the first moment we arrived at the Gaya Island Resort at Jessleton Jetty the service was brilliant. Eva, the lady in the office, was very helpful and made the transition to the island seamless. Once at the resort the excellent staff were very helpful we where given a short tour of the facilities and taken to our room. The room was just what we expected very clean with a great view over the bay, the only slight downside was the walk up the hill to get to it, note if you are not fit and healthy this may be a problem. We also experienced the medical staff due to a slight accident, the medical staff were again excellent and very attentive. Resturants and bars were very good. All in all a great place to relax and chill out, look forward to returning
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Date of stay: March 2020
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: Rooms closer to the reception area, there can be quite an uphill walk to get to some of the rooms
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Ian C wrote a review Jan 2020
77 contributions35 helpful votes
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
We spent eight nights and saw in the New Year at this wonderful YTL hotel situated in its own bay opposite Kota Kinabalu on the Gaya island reserve. The boat transfer from central Kota Kinabalu is 15 minutes or so. The rooms are spacious suites within blocks of four, built in the jungle overlooking the beach. The views are stunning, particularly from the upper deck rooms which are almost within the canopy. We were woken up one morning by the local hornbill, which then posed on a branch in front of the sunrise. The wildlife is spectacular with lots of bird species, longtailed macaques, lizards, and the occasional snake. If you’re really lucky you might see a proboscis monkey or flying squirrel. There is coral off the beach to both sides of the jetty, and the snorkelling is excellent. Trips are all by boat, and don’t miss the coral garden snorkelling at a nearby island. The resort has its own marine biologist, Scott, and a number of guides - Sylvester and Justin - who lead the nature hikes through the jungle and snorkelling trips. The private beach or another part of the island has a small aquarium where Scott is growing corals, and looking after turtles that get into trouble, often due to ingesting plastic bags. There are three restaurants, And barbecues on the beach three times a week. Many thanks to Ramesh, Burhan, Debora, and Layla for Looking after us so well. We enjoyed the cookery course, the bar snacks, and sampling the fantastic array of dishes from Malaysia and beyond.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from gayaislandresort, General Manager at Gaya Island Resort
Responded 20 Jan 2020
Dear Ian C, Sunny greetings from all of us at Gaya Island Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to review your stay. My team and I are delighted to read that you had a superb stay. We appreciate the opportunity you have given us to look after you on your holiday. I am sure the entire team enjoyed attending to your needs as much as you enjoyed being here. Once again, thank you. It was a pleasure to meet you and hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Kath Townsend
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Answer from CiderandBeer
UK192 contributions166 helpful votes
Sorry don't know. The rooms are equiped with a lot so may well have been stored in the walk in wardrobe area. Have a great time!
Answer from jerryhawker27
Chester, United Kingdom113 contributions94 helpful votes
The location of the rooms vary significantly in terms of distance (and particularly elevation) from the pool/restaurants. Those rooms higher up have better views but are about 10 minutes up hill walk!. The hotel is largely a captive audience, there is no where else to eat or drink so any option to include food is worth it. Alcoholic drinks are very expensive! The house reef is surprisingly good and very easy to access as the water has a very shallow slope. We snorkled most days. It is also definitely worth taking the trip to snorkle in the ocean marina as it is spectacular.
Answer from Nicola G
3 contributions8 helpful votes
You can pay for drinks and food on your bill at the end of your stay. Prices are average
Answer from Hilary j
Exeter, United Kingdom67 contributions66 helpful votes
Hi, We were there in Feb this year. We only stayed 3 nights but I hope the following is helpful: We did not make use of the buffet in the evenings. We did not think we could do justice to the amount of food on offer and did not want to pay for food we would not eat. Instead, on one day, when we arrived, we had a meal at the pool bar and this was good and quite enough. On another day we ate at the Fisherman's Cove. The menu is on the website. We booked before arrival but need not have bothered as there was plenty of room. The meal was fabulous. Yes the prices were more like the UK but the meal was worth it. On our final night we had the barbecue. Again great food and we thought worth the price. There is really nowhere else to eat other than the resort unless you get the boat into KK. Then you only have lunch as an option because the final boat back is quite early. Overall, I would really recommend this place for a very relaxing holiday.
Lisa W wrote a tip 15 May
24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"For us may was a fantastic time to go. No over crowding . Just lovely as after that will become more busy. "
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AJF wrote a tip 15 May
Scarisbrick, United Kingdom11 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"If you have mobility issues, be aware that some of the villas have a steep walk to them, as for one at a lower level/"
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Venture824477 wrote a tip Apr 2024
2 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
"Too few sun loungers for the number of people in the resort"
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Kate G wrote a tip Apr 2024
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"UV seemed much stronger than any of us realised. Lots of sunburn around the pool. I’d consider buying full coverups for the kids! "
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CiderandBeer wrote a tip Mar 2024
UK192 contributions166 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Take plenty of mosquito spray "
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PRICE RANGE
$301 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaSabahWest Coast DivisionKota Kinabalu DistrictPulau Gaya
NUMBER OF ROOMS
121
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gaya Island Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Gaya Island Resort?
Nearby attractions include Adventures in Borneo with Downbelow Marine & Wildlife (5.7 km), Imago Shopping Mall (5.7 km), and Tanjung Aru Beach (7.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gaya Island Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Gaya Island Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Gaya Island Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Gaya Island Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mother India Restaurant, Ferdinand's, and El Centro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Gaya Island Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Gaya Island Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Gaya Island Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Gaya Island Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Gaya Island Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to Gaya Island Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Monsopiad Heritage Village (14.8 km).
Does Gaya Island Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
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