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Book your room at Gaya Island Resort

Room type

Villa (Canopy)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Villa (Kinabalu)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Villa (Bayu)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Posh beach resort with a conference center

Location

Within easy reach of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, KK Esplanade, and Kota Kinabalu Central Market, this Gaya Island resort is located by the sea and set on the beach. Local attractions also include Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and KK Plaza.

Resort Features

At Gaya Island Resort, relax by an outdoor pool or hit the beach where you can enjoy snorkeling.

Room Amenities

Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Guestrooms also feature wireless Internet access (surcharge), safes, and coffee/tea makers.

Gaya Island Resort

At your hotel

Gaya Island Resort features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a beach bar and a poolside bar. Event facilities measuring 968 square feet (90 square meters) include a conference center and a meeting room. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a ferry terminal shuttle. This luxury resort also offers a library, multilingual staff, and concierge services.

Gaya Island Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 121
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • One meeting room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Poolside bar
  • Beach bar
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 90
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Conference center
  • Year Built 2012
  • Conference space size (feet) - 968
  • Smoke-free property
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wedding services
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access ( 50 MYR / per day )

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

In your room

  • Premium TV channels
  • Patio
  • Ceiling fan
  • Phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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Eat and drink

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

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.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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Play

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

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

  • Golfing nearby
  • Fishing on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
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The fine print for Gaya Island Resort

When you arrive

Special check-in instructions:

Speedboat transfers (surcharge) are required between Sutera Harbour and Gaya Island Resort. Departure times are as follows:
Sutera Harbour Marina to Gaya Island Resort: 8 AM; 10 AM; Noon; 2 PM; 4 PM; and 6 PM.
Gaya Island Resort to Sutera Harbour Marina: 9 AM; 11 AM; 1 PM; 3 PM; 5 PM; and 6:30 PM.
Guests who miss the last transfer of the day must board a private charter boat (surcharge). Rates for private charter are MYR500 between 7 AM-9 PM, and MYR700 between 9 PM-7 AM.

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 onsite parking is available.

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Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • Destination fee: MYR 20 per person, per night
  • Boat transfer per adult: MYR 140 (roundtrip)
  • Transfer service fee per child: MYR 70 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)
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.
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We should mention

Guests must transfer via boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. 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.

Awards & Affiliations

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

Exclusive Deal

Book a stay now through December 17, 2014 and receive 30% discount on entrance tickets to Sanrio Hello Kitty Theme Park, Little Red Cube Theme Park, Johor Bahru, and Kidzania, Kuala Lumpur, when you produce your room booking confirmation slip.

This offer is for Expedia only. Valid for Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong markets. Free admission is granted for children below two (2) years old. Per room, per stay entitles guests to a total of 4 tickets. Room voucher is not transferable. The redemption period for ticket discount is valid till 31st December 2014. Expired room vouchers will not be re-validated/extended for park entry. Park tickets are valid for single visit during normal park operating hours only. Guest must produce the room voucher at the ticket counter to be entitled for the discounted rate. All tickets issued will be validated through the unique code/ ID transpired on the room voucher and could be redeemed only once per room voucher. Redeemed discounted tickets are only valid for same-day, same-person admission into Sanrio Hello Kitty Town and The Little Big Club. These tickets are non-transferable and non-detachable for separate admissions or use by different guests. TAR PH Holdings Sdn. Bhd. (“TAR PH”) reserves the right to modify, add or change the rates, policies, terms and conditions stated above without prior notice.

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