Get an overview of this hotelOn-site Marine Ecology Research Center
Located on the coast of Malaysia, Gayana Eco Resort is 1.8 km from Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, 6 km from Likas Stadium, and 6.1 km from Sabah State Mosque.
Full-service health spa
The Gayana Eco Resort features an on-site Marine Ecology Research Center, 4 dining options, a full-service health spa, swimming, diving, kayaking, and children's programs.
Villas with Wi-Fi
Each of the 52 villas is set over the water and outfitted with an LCD TV, CD & DVD players, minibar, complimentary bottled water, comfy sofa bed, and free wireless Internet.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Gayana Eco Resort
Located on the coast of Malaysia, the waterfront Gayana Eco Resort has a Marine Ecology Research Center on-site. The resort has a host of recreational activities, including swimming, Pilates and yoga classes, kayaking, scuba diving, jungle trekking, boating, rowboat, snorkeling, and programs specially designed for children. There are 4 restaurants on site, offering Malaysian and Western fare in both casual and gourmet settings. Outdoor, waterfront dining and 24-hour room service are also available and complimentary breakfast is offered daily. The Gayana Eco Resort also has a full-service health Solace Spa, which uses marine-based mineral treatments for processes of soothing and rejuvenation. Additional property amenities include a 24-hour front desk, picnic area, pool table, multilingual staff, childcare service with a surcharge, and business services. Gayanan Eco Resort also provides an airport shuttle for a surcharge.
- Number of buildings/towers - 57
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Babysitting or childcare
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Full-service spa
- Luggage storage
- Health club
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 52
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Coffee shop or café
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free ferry terminal shuttle
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Pool umbrellas
- Billiards or pool table
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Number of spa tubs - 2
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Marina on site
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Multilingual staff
- Picnic area
- Poolside bar
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free reception
- Children's pool
- Outdoor pool
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Room service (24 hours)
- Hair dryer (on request)
- DVD player
- Air conditioning
- Premium TV channels
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room safe
- Premium bedding
- Access via exterior corridors
- Free WiFi
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Designer toiletries
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- LCD TV
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Sofa bed
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Down comforter
- Frette Italian sheets
Where to Eat
Alu Alu Seafood - Serves Chinese seafood dishes with seating that extends over the water. Tropical fish tanks add to the restaurant's aquatic ambience. Ingredients on the menu come from the restaurant's own organic fish farm.
Macac Restaurant - This restaurant offers Western fusion fare with a Malaysian influence. It serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner from its poolside location.
Latitude Lounge - The lounge features a manager's cocktail reception, with traditional Malaysian music. Open after 5 PM, it serves drinks and snacks and has an ocean view.
Nearby Things to Do
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Sailing nearby
- Ecotours on site
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Kayaking on site
- Rowing or canoeing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
The Solace Spa is outfitted with treatment rooms, private showers, and spa tubs. Treatments are designed with all-natural marine-based products, designed to reduce signs of aging and rejuvenate the body, mind, and soul.
- Number of treatment rooms 4
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! One child 5 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- No pets or service animals allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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 pets or service animals allowed
No rollaway/extra beds available
This hotel will place an authorization for full payment for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
- Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: MYR 180.00
- Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: MYR 100.00 (from 5 to 11 years old)
- Chinese New Year Gala Dinner per adult: MYR 250
- Chinese New Year Gala Dinner per child: MYR 100 (from 6 to 12 years old)
- Airport shuttle fee: MYR 150 per vehicle (one way)
- Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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We should mention
This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 5 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.