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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.

Renovations & Closures

This property is closed from 14 November 2016 to 14 December 2016 (dates subject to change).

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, spa services, and a library.

Gaya Island Resort is a smoke-free property.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

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

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.

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 

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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.

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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. 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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