Get an overview of this hotel5-star beach resort with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Nestled on the beach, this Gaya Island resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, Likas Stadium, and Sabah State Mosque. KK Esplanade and Wisma Merdeka are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Resort Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Gaya Island Resort's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 121 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and balconies. Free wired Internet and minibars are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Gaya Island Resort features an outdoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a beach bar, a poolside bar, and a bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 968 square feet (90 square meters) include a conference center. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, spa services, and a library.

Gaya Island Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • Library 
  • Picnic area 
  • Beach bar 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2012 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 90 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 968 
  • Conference center 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 121 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge each morning.

Feast Village - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Fishermans Cove - This restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Pool Bar and Lounge - This poolside family restaurant serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Tavajun Bay - This beachfront restaurant serves lunch only. A children's menu is available.

Omakase - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

Spa Village Gaya Island has 6 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, massages, facials, and body wraps.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Massages 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.
Speedboat transfers (surcharge) are required between Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and Gaya Island Resort. Departure times are as follows:
Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal to Gaya Island Resort: 8 AM; 10 AM; Noon; 2 PM; 4 PM; 6 PM; and 9 PM.
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.
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.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not 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 rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Boat transfer per adult: MYR 140 (roundtrip)
  • Transfer service fee per child: MYR 70 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)
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.

Hotel Name

  • Gaya Island Resort
  • Resort Gaya Island

We should mention

Guests must transfer via boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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.

This is an Expedia Rate property.

Awards & Affiliations

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

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