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Luxury Hotels in Gaya Island, Kota Kinabalu

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Gaya Island Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
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4.4/5Excellent! (424 reviews)
Beautiful Gaya Island Retreat

"My family and I stayed at GIR for 2 nights and had a great time. The rooms were enormous (complete with separate areas for walk in robes, bathtub, shower, toilet). Room amenities were excellent, with bug spray and ointment for insect bites. Our rooms had fantastic views across the sea to Mt Kinabalu, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Gaya Island Resort
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
4.3/5Excellent! (132 reviews)

"The staff where amazing, so helpful, friendly and happy. The staff we encountered made every possible attempt to accommodate us at every turn, we wanted for nothing at Bunga Raya Resort. The resort was breathtaking, we stayed in a villa with an amazing view overlooking the bay. Our villa was huge, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
Gayana Marine Resort
The price is P12,483 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (394 reviews)

"Diving was moderate. Overall rather expensive compared to Malaysian standards. Super service! Staff was extremely attentive. Monkeys were enjoying!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Gayana Marine Resort
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Looking for the perfect hotel for your luxury getaway to Gaya Island? Use Expedia to help you arrange a flight to Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) airport, and then choose from a variety of places to stay that will deliver the luxury you want. Amenities are important when you plan a vacation, so we make it easy to find what you need to make your stay special. If you want an upscale hotel that has a spa, an indoor pool, or luxury bedding, Expedia can help you find the best luxury hotel experience that Gaya Island has to offer. During your visit, you might want to enjoy the jungles and recreation choices which Gaya Island is known for.

When to Visit Gaya Island

Here's what you can expect from the weather while you are staying in Gaya Island:

  • Hottest months: May, April, August, and July, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: August, March, July, and February, with an average temperature of 76°F
  • Driest months: March, February, May, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.16 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, July, October, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.43 inches

Exploring Gaya Island

Experience Gaya Island with a stop at Sabah State Mosque, Likas Stadium, and 1 Borneo Hypermall. If you have extra time while you’re in the area, you might want to see Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and Sapi Island.

Other things that make Gaya Island unique are its:
  • Snorkeling
  • Jungle tours
  • Beaches

Frequently asked questions

Are you looking for a luxury hotel for your stay in Gaya Island?
Known for its jungles and recreation choices, Gaya Island also has some interesting things to see and do including Sapi Island, so you may want to take in the local sights during your visit.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Gaya Island?
Gaya Island Resort is a 5-star resort with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Gayana Marine Resort and Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the seasonal weather like in Gaya Island?
The hottest months are usually April and May with an average temp of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 81°F. Average annual rainfall for Gaya Island is 106 inches.
What's there to see and do in Gaya Island?
Experience all that Gaya Island has to offer when you visit Sapi Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, and Imago Shopping Mall. If you have a bit of extra time while you’re in the area, you might want to check out 1Borneo Hypermall and Kota Kinabalu Central Market.

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