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

Popular property highlights

Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Business centre
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
Conference centre

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

Rooms offer premium bedding and phones.

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 and A bar/lounge. Wireless Internet access is available at a surcharge.

This 5-star property offers access to a business centre. This luxury resort also offers gift shops/newsstands and a safe deposit box at the front desk.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Beach bar
  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference centre
  • Business centre
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Restaurant
  • Built in 2012
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Pool sunloungers
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool

Internet

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Guest accommodations at Gaya Island Resort feature premium bedding.

  • Premium bedding
  • Phone

Where to Eat

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.

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

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 03:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Speedboat transfers (surcharge) are required between Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and Gaya Island Resort. Rates for return speedboat transfers are MYR 160 per adult, and MYR 80 per child. 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.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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 or credit 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.

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.

Hotel Names

  • Gaya Island Resort

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

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