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Gaya Island Resort is a 5-star luxurious resort located in Malaysia off the coast of Kota Kinabalu, Borneo, on a coral reef tropical island.

The Gaya Island Resort has 120 villa; including a two-bedroom suite. Each 47 square metre villa has a spacious bathroom with oversized bathtubs, as well as the outdoor verandah with day beds. The villas vary in the views they offer, including; mangrove, canopy, tropical rainforest and the South China Sea. The hotel has a 40-metre swimming pool for guests to enjoy. A babysitting service is available for guests, if they wish to use it.

The Gaya Island Resort has three different restaurants for guests to enjoy during their stay, these include; the Feat Village which offers guests with the diverse cuisine from the Asia-Pacific Region. The Fisherman’s Cove serves seafood themed dishes. The Omakase is a two-storey Japanese restaurant. As well as the restaurants, the Gaya Island Resort also has one pool bar and lounge with an al fresco location, serving light refreshments throughout the day. Guests can also experience private dining set in an enclave at Tavajun Bay, on a private beach; this is a short 5 minute boat ride from the resort.

The Gaya Island Resort is 15 minutes away from the airport, the hotel then provides guests with a speed board transfer over to the Gaya Island Resort. When guests are waiting for the speedboat transfer at the Gaya Lounge, they will be refreshed with a welcome treat and mineral water all complimentary, during the check in process.

Key Facts

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • 120 villas & suite
  • Babysitting service
  • 3 restaurants
  • Spa facilities
  • Boat transfers

      Price Guide

      From GBP £120.00 per person per night based on a Bed and Breakfast basis, this rate is based on Low Season prices.


      The inclusion to this price is the accommodation, breakfast, Wi-Fi, nature walks (subject to availability) and Singgah Singgarung (every Friday).

Room Types

  • Suria Suite
  • Kinabalu Villa
  • Canopy Villa
  • Bayu Villa

      Children’s Policy

      The Gaya Island Resort is child-friendly and family-friendly. Children must be below the age of 12, the villas accommodate 2 adults and 1 child. Children accompanying adults will be on existing bedding and breakfast for children will be charged additionally.

      Would Suit

      Those looking for peace, privacy and paradise.

      Recommended length of stay

      We would suggest a minimum stay of 3 nights.

Speak to any of the team at Inspirational Travel to get ideas for your holiday or honeymoon to Malaysia. Call us on 01778 382764.

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