Book your room at Gaya Island Resort

Room type

Villa (Bayu)

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

Villa (Canopy)

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

Villa (Kinabalu)

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

5-star 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.

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Gaya Island Resort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Conference center
  • Year Built 2012
  • Conference space size (feet) - 968
  • Conference space size (meters) - 90
  • Smoke-free property
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wedding services
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Internet

Internet

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

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Room Amenities

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

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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Nearby Things to Do

Nearby Things to Do

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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Hotel Policies

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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.
This property requires payment for the stay at least 3 days before check in. To complete the reservation process and obtain additional information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Payment types

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

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Destination fee: MYR 30 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)
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
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

Awards & Affiliations

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

Exclusive Theme Park Ticket Deal

Book a stay August 14 - December 31, 2014 for travel within the same period and receive 30% off admission tickets to Sanrio Hello Kitty Theme Park; Little Big Club, Johor Bahru; and Kidzania, Kuala Lumpur.

Full details at check-in. Guest must present their booking confirmation email to receive discounted admission ticket at the attraction. Discount applies on "regular" rate (RM 110) or "MyKad" rate (RM 85) per ticket, per person which permits entry to Sanrio Hello Kitty Town (SHKT) and The Little Big Club (TLBC); discount applies on RM 75 for children age 3-17 and RM 50 for adults at Kidzania, Kuala Lumpur; free admission for children age 2 and younger. Offer valid for 4 tickets per room, per stay. The redemption period for ticket discount is valid until December 31, 2014. Expired room vouchers will not be re-validated/extended for parks entry. Park tickets are valid for single visit during normal operating park operating hours only. All tickets issued will be validated through the unique code/ ID on the room voucher/s and can be redeemed only once. Redeemed discounted tickets are only valid for same-day, same-person admission into SHKT and TLBC. These tickets are non-transferable and non-detachable for separate admissions or use by different guests. TAR PH Holdings Sdn. Bhd. reserves the right to modify, add or change the rates, policies, and terms and conditions stated above without prior notice. Other restrictions may apply.

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