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Bayu Villa
47 square metres
1 King Bed 2 Single Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Canopy Villa
47 square metres
1 King Bed
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Kinabalu Villa
47 square metres
1 King Bed 2 Single Beds
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Get an overview of this hotel
5-star beach resort with a conference centre

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities

Location

Situated in Gaya Island, this luxury resort is close to Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and Suria Sabah Shopping Mall. Local attractions also include Kota Kinabalu Central Market and Sapi Island.

Resort features

Guests of this beach resort will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a 24-hour fitness centre and massage/treatment rooms.

Room amenities

All 121 soundproofed rooms feature pillowtop beds and minibars. Guests can enjoy deep soaking bathtubs, and other standard amenities include balconies, premium bedding and LED TVs.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Gaya Island Resort features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre. The resort offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include A beach bar, A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This luxury resort also offers a library, gift shops/news stands and concierge services. For a surcharge, a round-trip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests.

Gaya Island Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Beach bar
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar 1
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built – 2012
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Smoke-free property
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference centre
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 121
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transport (surcharge)
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Room Amenities

Gaya Island Resort offers 121 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath and a rainfall showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and a bidet. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • LED TV
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Satellite TV service
  • Bidet
  • Desk
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Electric kettle
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Balcony

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Feast Village – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Fishermans Cove – This restaurant specialises in seafood and only serves dinner. 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 only serves lunch. A children's menu is available.

Omakase – This restaurant specialises in Japanese cuisine and only serves dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkelling on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Thai massage
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No on-site parking is available. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: MYR 30 per person, per night.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: MYR 140 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: MYR 0 (one-way), (up to 2 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Gaya Island Resort

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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