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4.4/5 Excellent
413 reviews
Private beach

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning

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About this area

Gaya Island

Located in Gaya Island, Gaya Island Resort is on the beach. Local points of interest include Tunku Abdul Rahman Park. Our guests appreciate the resort's quiet location.

Visit our Gaya Island travel guide

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Feast Village – Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Kids' menu available.
  • Fishermans Cove – Restaurant offering seafood. Serves dinner. Reservations required.
  • Pool Bar and Lounge – Poolside family restaurant. Serves lunch and dinner. Kids' menu available.
  • Tavajun Bay – Beachfront restaurant. Serves lunch. Kids' menu available.

About this property

Gaya Island Resort

5-star beach resort with a full-service spa
Spend the day relaxing on the beach or pampering yourself at Gaya Island Resort's full-service spa. All 121 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests can enjoy deep soaking bathtubs, and other standard amenities include balconies, minibars and LED TVs.
Gaya Island Resort offers 121 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath and a rainfall showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers and bidets.
This Gaya Island resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
The on-site spa has massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and Thai massages.
The spa is open daily.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available
Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM
1 restaurant
1 beach bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar

Things to do

24-hour fitness centre
Full-service spa
Outdoor pool
Snorkelling
Yoga classes

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool
Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

Free newspapers in reception
Gift shop/newsstand
Library

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Meeting rooms
Conference centre

Outdoors

Beachfront location
Garden
Pool sunloungers
Pool umbrellas
Terrace

Spa

Couples treatment room(s)
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - hot stone
Massage - swedish
Massage - Thai
Massage/treatment rooms
Spa open daily

More

Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Ceiling fan
Free cots/infant beds
Linens
Pillow-top mattress
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Bidet
Deep-soaking bathtub
Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Rainfall showerhead
Separate bathtub and shower
Towels

Entertainment

40-inch LED TV
satellite channels

Food and drink

Electric kettle
Free bottled water
Minibar

Outdoor space

Balcony

More

Desk
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe
Slippers
Soundproofing
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to Gaya Lounge, Jesselton Point Jetty<br />If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • Airport shuttle service is available on request from 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
  • <p>Speedboat transfers (surcharge) are required between Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and Gaya Island Resort. Departure times are as follows:</p><p>Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal to Gaya Island Resort: 8 AM; 10 AM; Noon; 2 PM; 4 PM; 6 PM; 9 PM.</p><br /><p>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.</p><p>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.</p>

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Property payment types

Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: MYR 30 per person, per night.
  • Boat transfer per adult: MYR 160 (roundtrip)
  • Boat transfer per child: MYR 80 (roundtrip)

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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: MYR 140 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: MYR 0 (one-way), (up to 2 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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 on-site parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Guests must transfer to the property via boat and must arrange the transfers by contacting the property before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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. Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

Property is also known as

  • Gaya Island Resort
  • Gaya Island Resort Resort
  • Gaya Island Resort Gaya Island
  • Gaya Island Resort Resort Gaya Island
4.4

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Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
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2/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Each room has a bath tub but there were less hot water in the evening. Even after water filled, many aunts was floating.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

suggest book activity or dinner reservation early, before arrive as not many slots

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    I loved almost everything. The property and rooms were spectacular. pool was beautiful and the food was fantastic. The only thing I didn't absolutely love - mattress softness, having to rent watersports equipment rather than it being included

    Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Great hotel and staff. A very relaxing island escape.

    Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

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