Gaya Island Resort

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Gaya Island Resort

Gaya Island Resort is an intimate retreat fringed by a sandy beach, rocky coastal outcrops, and surrounded by coral reefs within a natural marine conservation area. The hilly landscape of the island is covered with lush tropical rainforest and has the stunning outline of Mount Kinabalu, visible in the distance. The architecture respects Sabahan elements and blends harmoniously with the natural environment. The Resort is 15 minutes by road and then 15 minutes by speedboat from Borneo’s Kota Kinabalu International Airport. *Note The Gaya Island Resort will close for essential maintenance works from 14th November until the 15th December, no reservations will be taken during this period *

Gaya Island Resort Accommodation

The Resort (120 Villas & Suite) each uses local materials that blend harmoniously with the natural environment. All Villas are a spacious 47 square metres and interiors are designed with a contemporary elegance and offer a variety of views including mangrove, canopy, tropical rainforest and the South China Sea. All villas feature ∙ king-size bed ∙ Wifi ∙ minibar ∙ thermostat controlled air-conditioning ∙ a writing desk ∙ a safety deposit box ∙ a flat screen television with satellite channels ∙ a large open bathroom with an oversized bathtub and two vanity units ∙ and an outdoor verandah with day beds.


Gaya Island, built in a mangrove setting, has crafted transformative spa programmes inspired by the cultural healing traditions of Sabah's many indigenous people. Dine on regional cuisine and exquisite fresh seafood at the restaurants or enjoy a beach barbecue at dusk. Resort features include ∙ 3 Restaurants ∙ 1 Swimming Pool & wading pool for children ∙ Internet Access ∙ Spa ∙ Gymnasium Fitness Centre ∙ Chimes Gift & Souvenir Shop ∙ Library ∙ Dive Centre provides PADI certification courses & watersport activities.

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