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Not included in room price: Service charge 10%, Hotel tax 6%, Roundtrip Speed Boat Transfer (Adult x 2) USD 68.68
June 9, 2016 - June 10, 2016 | 1 nights
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Canopy Villa

Best seller – limited supply!
Room size:
47 sq.m.
2 Single Bed and 1 King Bed
  • Breakfast Included
  • Pay later, through Agoda
  • Free cancellation!
  • USD
  • 262.28
 Limited rooms available!

Kinabalu Villa

Room size:
47 sq.m.
2 Single Bed and 1 King Bed
  • Breakfast Included
  • Pay later, through Agoda
  • Free cancellation!
  • USD
  • 288.99
 Limited rooms available!
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About Gaya Island Resort


This beautiful property opened in July 2012 and is situated on the Gaya Island with lush rainforest creating a perfect getaway. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the mangroves, canopy, Kota Kinabalu Mountains, tropical rainforests, and the South China Sea. All 121 rooms at this property feature modern amenities including a spacious bedroom, a writing desk, a flat screen television, a large open bathroom with an oversized bathtub, and an outdoor veranda with day beds. For leisure, guests can enjoy a day of fun activities, the spa, or unique dining concepts. Gaya Island Resort is a completely non-smoking property which assures an enjoyable trip.
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Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • airport transfer
  • babysitting
  • bar
  • concierge
  • currency exchange
  • daily housekeeping
  • laundry service
  • library
  • meeting facilities
  • poolside bar
  • portable wi-fi rental
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • tours

Sports and Recreation

  • fishing
  • fitness center
  • garden
  • kids club
  • massage
  • outdoor pool
  • pool (kids)
  • private beach
  • snorkeling
  • spa
  • water sports (non-motorized)


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malay
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Conservation fees will be collected from every guest upon check-out.

Please note that the hotel offers roundtrip Speedboat Transfer as follow:

From Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal to Gaya Island Resort: 08:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:00 AM, 02:00 PM, 04:00 PM, 06:00 PM, 09:00 PM
From Gaya Island Resort to Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal: 09:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 01:00 PM, 03:00 PM, 05:00 PM , 06:30 PM, 09:30 PM

Transfer cost is at 140 MYR per adult and 70 MYR per child (roundtrip).

Children aged from (2-11 years old) are required to pay for the transfer cost.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-11 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 11 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 03:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 11:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 8.2 KM
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 2
Number of Restaurants: 5
Number of Rooms : 121
Time to Airport (Minutes): 20
Year Hotel Built: 2012
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Recent customer comments

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  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 9.1
  • Facilities 8.9
  • Location 8.6
  • Room Comfort/Standard 9.2
  • Staff Performance 9.2
  • Value for Money 7.6
  • Food/Dining 7.3

10 HO H.
Hong Kong
May 28, 2016
Happy to stay

10 Brent C.
United Kingdom
May 30, 2016
Super nice resort and so much to do!
Everything is top notch - the tiered setting, the villa style, the room design was all stunningly beautiful and relaxing. The staff all say hello and good morning with big smiles. The beach is constantly cleaned and groomed - it's like paradise. And the coral here is beautiful - there is a private snorkelling area just right off the pier. Highly recommend place to get away from the tourist hordes on the main island.

9.6 Rachel C.
United Kingdom
May 30, 2016
Beautiful location
We stayed for 3 nights and the location was beautiful - beach was great and although litter in the sea (washed over from KK) did seem to be a problem the staff kept it very well maintained. The villas are perfect - prepare yourself for a bit of a walk to the restaurants, pool and beach, but it's worth it for the setting and balcony views! Lots of free watersports available which we enjoyed - stand up paddle boarding, ocean kayaking. We'd definitely recommend the jungle trek across to Tavajun Bay, which is a private beach with a restaurant serving daily set lunch (gorgeous seafood). The Fisherman's Cove restaurant is worth a visit too!

10 yijyun L.
May 19, 2016
It's a great place to relax Good view

8.8 jiyoun J.
South Korea
April 29, 2016
perfect place to refresh
freiendly staff and beautiful place resort's private island - tabajun bay is the hidden gem!!!

9.2 LEE Y.
May 02, 2016
undisturbed location on a private island, great fo
i stayed in upper floor suite and was very satisfied with its room size, private balcony facing the sea, private path way connecting to my room, feeling like own home.

7.6 Christophe B.
Hong Kong
April 02, 2016
While the facilities and staff are good the food was in general of poor quality in all 2 restaurants that we dined in, Fisherman's Cove and the large all day diining restaurant. All Day dining reatuarant's food was poorly prepared, lacking in freshness, variety and taste, to the point that boiled eggs were always a fail, shells cracked. Fisherman's Coves's, claiming to be fine sea food dining, proposed overcooked fish, in otherwise rather good preparation, it was dry and chewy. The setting is nice though. Conclusion, chefs should be seriously reviewed!

7.2 NAN Y.
Hong Kong
March 29, 2016
Fantastic view, but some of facilities in the room
The view is very good, it's worth to live here because of the scenery. The quilt was dirty, other things overall are clean. The design of wash basins' taps were not reasonable, and no removable shower. There should be a door between the washing room and living room. Due to we have a baby trolley, it's hard to use when we were living there, no slope design on the island. Last but not the least, the check in time was not fair, 3pm to check in, it's too late, and check out time is 11am, so we almost loss half day...

10 Christopher W.
United Kingdom
March 25, 2016
Delux Island Retreat
Great resort, beautiful location, fabulous staff, lovely accommodation, very good facilities.

9.2 Wei N.
Hong Kong
April 21, 2016
i love this place!!
will definitely visit this hotel again if i come to my.

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