Gaya Island Resort


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This beautiful beachfront resort resides on the largest of five islands within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. With a stunning view of Mount Kinabalu on the horizon and surrounded by sandy beaches, ancient rainforest, protected mangroves and coral reefs, the resort blends seamlessly into the natural environment. Idyllic villas nestle on the slopes of a hill offering contemporary elegance and a variety of views. Those wishing to explore have wilderness activities and cultural excursions, whilst there are sporting options on land and sea. Sustainable practices to minimise carbon footprints are in place along with proactive conservation projects


  • 120 villas and 1 suite
  • 3 restaurants
  • bar
  • swimming pool
  • children's pool
  • spa
  • gym
  • marine and wildlife centres
  • watersports


In Bayu villas with air-conditioning, bath and separate shower, safe and veranda.

Upgrade options

Canopy villas which have views of the rainforest canopy or tropical mangroves, Kinabalu villas which offer sea views, Suria two bedroom suite.


Breakfast. Full board available.


30 minutes from Kota Kinabalu airport to Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and then a 15 minute speedboat transfer.


A conservation fee of RM32 per person including children will be collected for the first night of stay, followed by an additional RM22 per person per night payable locally. This resort is not suitable for the less mobile due to the hillside location. Hotel is closed until 01 Jun 22.

7 nights from £1599
  • Travel included
  • Breakfast
  • Extranight price £79

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10% Room Discount

20 Feb-19 Dec 22
06-18 Jan 23 31 Jan-19 Dec 23 06 Jan-06 Feb 24 19 Feb-31 Mar 24 if you book at least 60 days before arrival and stay a minimum of 3 nights.

10% Room Discount

20 Feb-19 Dec 22
06-18 Jan 23 31 Jan-19 Dec 23 06 Jan-06 Feb 24 19 Feb-31 Mar 24 if you stay a minimum of 5 nights also receive one 50 minute couples massage per stay.

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