Gaya Island Resort, Gaya Island
Gaya Island Resort sits on the beach in Gaya Island, within easy reach of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, KK Esplanade, and Kota Kinabalu Central Market. Also nearby are Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and KK Plaza.
Have fun in the sun at Gaya Island Resort with summer activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, and kayaking. Want a nice, cool drink? Try the beachside bar or one of the resort's other drinking venues including a beach bar and a poolside bar.
Wireless Internet access is complimentary in public areas. Additional amenities at this 5-star resort include an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Rooms open to patios. The 121 guestrooms at Gaya Island Resort include safes and coffee/tea makers. For a surcharge, guests can use the in-room wireless high-speed Internet access. Rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels. Bathrooms offer separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Some guestrooms have partially open bathrooms. Additional amenities include complimentary bottled water and ceiling fans. Turndown service is offered nightly and housekeeping is available daily.
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Hotel Info: 866-539-8117from $216
- Villa (Canopy)
- Villa (Kinabalu)
- Villa (Bayu)
At a glance
- This hotel has 121 rooms
- This hotel is arranged over 2 floors
- Check-in time starts at 3 PM
- Check-out time is 11 AM
Speedboat transfers (surcharge) are required between Sutera Harbour and Gaya Island Resort. Departure times are as follows:
Sutera Harbour Marina to Gaya Island Resort: 8 AM; 10 AM; Noon; 2 PM; 4 PM; 6 PM; and 9 PM.
Gaya Island Resort to Sutera Harbour Marina: 9 AM; 11 AM; 1 PM; 3 PM; 5 PM; and 6:30 PM.
Guests who miss the last transfer of the day must board a private charter boat (surcharge). Rates for private charter are MYR500 between 7 AM-9 PM, and MYR700 between 9 PM-7 AM.
Required at check in
- Credit card or cash deposit required
- Government-issued photo ID required
Travelling with others
- Babysitting/childcare *
- Free WiFi in public areas
- WiFi in rooms *
- Airport shuttle (available on request) *
- Ferry terminal shuttle *
- No parking
- Smoke-free property
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In the hotel
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
- Beach bar
- Poolside bar
- Room service (during limited hours)
- Beach sun loungers
- Outdoor pool
- Children's pool
- Fishing on site
- Kayaking on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Golfing nearby
- Pool sun loungers
- Conference space size (feet) - 968
- Conference space size (meters) - 90
- One meeting room
- Conference center
- Concierge services
- Laundry facilities
- Wedding services
- Year Built 2012
In the room
- Ceiling fan
- Coffee/tea maker
- Turndown service
- Partially open bathroom
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer (on request)
- Flat-screen TV
- Premium TV channels
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room safe
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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DiningFeast Village - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.
Fishermans Cove - This restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.
Pool Bar and Lounge - This poolside family restaurant serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.
Tavajun Bay - This beachfront restaurant serves lunch only. A children's menu is available.
Omakase - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only.
Awards and affiliations
- The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
Gaya Island Resort, Gaya Island’s small print
Also known as
- Gaya Island Resort Kota Kinabalu
- Gaya Island Resort
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Transfers via boat are required and must be arranged at least 72 hours before travel by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.
You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:
- Destination fee: MYR 30 per person, per night
- Boat transfer per adult: MYR 140 (roundtrip)
- Transfer service fee per child: MYR 70 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)
Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of MYR 92.80 for adults and MYR 46.40 for children (approximately)
WiFi is available in guestrooms for MYR 50 per day (rates may vary)
We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.