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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)

 
 


Get an overview of this hotel5-star beach resort with a full-service spa

Location

Nestled on the beach, this Gaya Island resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, Likas Stadium, and Sabah State Mosque. KK Esplanade and Wisma Merdeka are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Resort Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Gaya Island Resort's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 121 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and balconies. Free wired Internet and minibars are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Gaya Island Resort features an outdoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants. 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. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 968 square feet (90 square meters) include a conference center. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, a fitness center, and spa services.

Gaya Island Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Beach bar 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Business center 
  • Children's pool 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 968 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 90 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 121 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2012 

Business Travel Amenities

  • Business center  
  • Concierge services  
  • Conference center  
  • Business services  
  • Free WiFi  
  • Multilingual staff  
  • Conference room  

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

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.

Omakase - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a fitness center.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 

Spa Services

Spa Village Gaya Island has 6 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, massages, facials, and body wraps.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Speedboat transfers (surcharge) are required between Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and Gaya Island Resort. 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 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Destination fee: MYR 31.80 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.

Hotel Name

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. 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.
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