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Boutique Hotels in Kampung Gaya, Kota Kinabalu

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Top Kampung Gaya Boutique Hotels

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
Gayana Marine Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island, Sabah
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4.1/5Very Good! (395 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

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Where Should I Stay in Kampong Gaya?

Looking for a unique accommodation when you visit Kampong Gaya? If you want to find a smaller hotel with outstanding service, a personal feel, and great ambiance, a boutique hotel may be exactly what you're looking for. Kampong Gaya has 2 boutique-style accommodations that capture this destination's local spirit.

Guests say they enjoy these boutique hotels in Kampong Gaya:

Gaya Island Resort: 5-star resort with 121 guestrooms. Enjoy the 4 restaurants, beach bar, and spa services. Popular with our guests for its walkable location and clean rooms.

Gayana Marine Resort: 5-star resort with 52 guestrooms. This property offers 2 restaurants, a poolside bar, and a full-service spa. Expedia travelers like its walkable location and quiet rooms.

What Should I See and Do in Kampong Gaya?

After you've decided where you'll stay in relaxing Kampong Gaya, plan what to do for fun on your vacation. The beaches, island views, and snorkeling are just some of the things to enjoy while you're in the area.

Major sights and activities around Kampong Gaya include Likas Stadium, Sabah State Mosque, and 1 Borneo Hypermall. You might also want to see spots like Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, and KK Esplanade during your trip.

When Should I Plan a Trip to Kampong Gaya?

If you want to know about the local weather, use this info to help you plan your escape to Kampong Gaya:

  • Hottest months: May, April, July, and June, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: July, October, February, and January, with an average temperature of 76°F
  • Driest months: February, March, 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

Getting Around Kampong Gaya

The closest major airport is in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), which is located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the heart of the city. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best boutique accommodation in Kampung Gaya?
Gayana Marine Resort is a favorite 5-star resort with our travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 52 guestrooms, 2 restaurants, and a poolside bar. If you’re searching for a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Gaya Island Resort.
What's there to see and do in Kampung Gaya?
The beaches, island views, and snorkeling are just some of the things to enjoy while you’re in the area. Top activities and sights around Kampung Gaya include Imago Shopping Mall, 1Borneo Hypermall, and Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal. You might also want to see well-known spots like Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, Kota Kinabalu Central Market, and Gaya Street Sunday Market during your trip.
What kind of weather should I plan for when I travel to Kampung Gaya?
Getting an idea of what to expect from the weather in Kampung Gaya is important when you plan your trip. 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. The rainiest months in Kampung Gaya are October, June, September, and November, with each month seeing an average of 13 inches of rainfall.
What's the best way to get to my boutique hotel in Kampung Gaya?
You have a few options for getting to Kampung Gaya. The nearest major airport is Kota Kinabalu Intl. Airport (BKI), which is located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the heart of the city. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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