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Gaya Island Resort, Gaya Island

5-star5 stars
Malohom Bay, Pulau GayaTunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya IslandSabah88000Malaysia

Gaya Island beachfront resort with 4 restaurants, spa
  • Free WiFi
Fabulous8.8
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Beach
Beautiful beach
Service
Fantastic service
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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Gaya Island Resort, Gaya Island

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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 121 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Speedboat transfers (surcharge) are required between Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and Gaya Island Resort. Departure times are as follows:

Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal to Gaya Island Resort: 8 AM; 10 AM; Noon; 2 PM; 4 PM; 6 PM; and 9 PM.

Gaya Island Resort to Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal: 9 AM; 11 AM; 1 PM; 3 PM; 5 PM; 6:30 PM; and 9:30 PM.

Guests who miss the last transfer of the day must board a private charter boat (surcharge). Rates for private charter are MYR 500 between 7 AM-9 PM, and MYR 700 between 9 PM-7 AM.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Ferry terminal shuttle *

Parking

  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 4 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
Things to do
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Fishing on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Pool sun loungers
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 968
  • Conference space size (meters) - 90
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
Services
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Year Built 2012
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Spa Village Gaya Island has 6 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, massages, facials, and body wraps.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Feast 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
  • Resort Gaya Island

Policies

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.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

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.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Boat transfer per adult: MYR 140 (roundtrip)
  • Transfer service fee per child: MYR 70 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

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.

What’s around Gaya Island Resort, Gaya Island

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal (5-minute walk)
  • Wisma Merdeka (14-minute walk)
  • Gaya Street Sunday Market (15-minute walk)
  • KK Esplanade (16-minute walk)
  • Atkinson Clock Tower (18-minute walk)
  • KK Plaza (19-minute walk)
  • Kota Kinabalu Central Market (21-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) 16-min drive
  • Tanjung Aru Station 11-min drive
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Ferry terminal shuttle

Gaya Island Resort, Gaya Island

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