Gaya Island Resort

Gaya Island Resort

At a glance

  • An island retreat just 15 minutes from Kota Kinabalu
  • Backed by glorious virgin rainforest
  • A peaceful spa village

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A brand new resort on the luscious island of Pulau Gaya

Integrated into the natural environment, this beautiful new resort combines comfort, style and exotic wilderness. Respecting the local culture, vegetation and wildlife the Gaya Island Resort is a perfect getaway set between a white sand beach and luscious green rainforest.

Honeymoons

Honeymoons

We can make your wildest dreams come true, be they yearnings for excitement and adventure or for idyllic islands nestled in azure lagoons, we can make this once in a lifetime holiday ooze romance.

Luxury

Luxury

Indulge your every whim with a stay in one of our unashamedly lavish hotels, or world-class tours where fine dining, sublime service and beautifully appointed rooms leave you on cloud nine.

Away from it all

Away from it all

Escape everyday life and the daily grind by switching off during a quiet, restful holiday. Perfect for recharging the batteries, take the chance to unwind and simply get away from it all.

Mind, Body & Soul

Mind, Body & Soul

Rest your mind, body and soul in a stylish, sophisticated retreat. A wellbeing escape for total relaxation, indulge with soothing spa treatments, good food, culture and great service, taking time to just be you.

Time Together

Time Together

This will be a special holiday, staying somewhere tranquil to connect with the one you love. Relax in a secluded hideaway, enjoying uninterrupted time together in an intimate atmosphere.

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Key information

On the beautiful island of Pulau Gaya, one of the five islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, with far reaching views to the city of Kota Kinabalu and Borneo’s Mount Kinabalu. Approx. 30 minutes from Kota Kinabalu airport via road transfer and shared speed boat shuttle.

Airport transfer time: 30 minutes
Rooms: 121

Feast Village offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves diverse cuisines from all over the Asia Pacific region while the fine dining, adult only rooftop restaurant Fisherman's Cove offers freshly caught seafood for dinner every evening. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail or light lunch at the casual Pool Bar Lounge which boasts a floating upper deck platform over the pool.

The resort’s Spa Village provides an idyllic location for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation in the six treatment rooms, outdoor decks and yoga space all set within a mangrove forest. A rich tapestry of spa programmes reflect the cultural healing traditions of Sabah's many indigenous people. Surrounded by white-sand beaches, forest and coral reefs, Gaya Island Resort offers a range of water based activities, yoga classes, cruises and nature and cultural excursions. Complimentary activities include snorkelling and jungle walks. For those that want a bit of activity the resort boasts a 40-metre lap pool, non-motorised watersports, a dive centre and fitness centre. Gaya Island is also child friendly with a kids' club, outdoor play area, games room and wading pool.

Accommodation information

Set deep in the resort’s lush rainforest sit 120 elegantly designed villas and a two bedroom suite offering comfort, peace and warmth just a footstep away from a natural wonderland.
The Bayu Villas (47m2) are set amongst the mangroves and are located a short walk from the resort's beach.
Canopy Villas
(47m2) are found in the dense rainforest and offer views of the forest canopy or overlook the mangroves.
Stunning sea views are available from the Kinabalu Villas (47m2).
The Suria Suite
(188m2) is the epitome of elegance and luxury; situated over two floors the suite boasts uninterrupted South China Sea views. The ground floor boasts a spacious outdoor veranda, lounge, dining room and television room while upstairs there are two en suite bedrooms with walk-in wardrobes and vanity areas, an outdoor bath and a balcony.

Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

One 40-metre lap pool.

Kuoni plus*

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Bonus Night Offers

Stay for 4 nights on FB or RB basis for 1 bonus night free on RB basis or stay for 8 nights on FB or RB basis for 2 bonus nights free on RB basis.

  • Valid 01APR to 23DEC or valid 06JAN to 31MAR.
  • This offer applies to Canopy Villa, Kinabalu Villa or Suria Suite only.

Stay for 12 nights on FB or RB basis for 3 bonus nights free on RB basis or stay for 16 nights on FB or RB basis for 4 bonus nights free on RB basis.

  • Valid 01APR to 23DEC or valid 06JAN to 31MAR.
  • This offer applies to Canopy Villa, Kinabalu Villa or Suria Suite only.

Stay for 20 nights on FB or RB basis for 5 bonus nights free on RB basis.

  • Valid 01APR to 23DEC or valid 06JAN to 31MAR.
  • This offer applies to Canopy Villa, Kinabalu Villa or Suria Suite only.

Early Bird Offers

Book 63 days before arrival to receive a discount of 10% off the room rate for stays of at least 2 nights.

  • Valid 01APR to 31MAR.

General Anniversary Offer

30% off all couples spa treatment at Spa Village.

One complimentary bottle of house wine during stay.

Complimentary room upgrade to Canopy Villa. (Subject to availability).

Anniversary date must be within the month of stay.

Copy of marriage certificate required upon check-in.

  • Valid 01APR to 31MAR on all meal plans and in Bayu Villa rooms only.
  • This offer applies to each room for stays of 2 days or more and is applicable once.

30% off all couples spa treatment at Spa Village.

One complimentary bottle of house wine during stay.

Complimentary room upgrade to Kinabalu Villa. (Subject to availability).

Anniversary date must be within the month of stay.

Copy of marriage certificate required upon check-in.

  • Valid 01APR to 31MAR on all meal plans and in Canopy Villa rooms only.
  • This offer applies to each room for stays of 2 days or more and is applicable once.
  • Not valid with single saver offers or child discount offers.

Honeymoon Offers

30% off all couples spa treatment at Spa Village.

One complimentary bottle of house wine during stay.

Complimentary room upgrade to Canopy Villa. (subject to availability)

Honeymoon must be within 12 months from the date of the marriage.

Copy of marriage certificate required upon check-in.

  • Valid 01APR to 31MAR on all meal plans and in Bayu Villa rooms only.
  • This offer applies to each room for stays of 2 days or more and is applicable once.
  • Not valid with single saver offers or child discount offers.

30% off all couples spa treatment at Spa Village.

One complimentary bottle of house wine during stay.

Complimentary room upgrade to Kinabalu Villa. (subject to availability)

Honeymoon must be within 12 months from the date of the marriage.

Copy of marriage certificate required upon check-in.

  • Valid 01APR to 31MAR on all meal plans and in Canopy Villa rooms only.
  • This offer applies to each room for stays of 2 days or more and is applicable once.
  • Not valid with single saver offers or child discount offers.

Bonus Night Offers

Stay for 6 nights on FB or RB basis for 1 bonus night free on RB basis or stay for 8 nights on FB or RB basis for 2 bonus nights free on RB basis.

  • Valid to 31MAR.
  • This offer applies to Bayu Villa, Canopy Villa or Kinabalu Villa only.

Stay for 11 nights on FB or RB basis for 3 bonus nights free on RB basis.

  • Valid to 31MAR.
  • This offer applies to Bayu Villa, Canopy Villa or Kinabalu Villa only.

Stay for 6 nights on FB or RB basis for 1 bonus night free on RB basis or stay for 8 nights on FB or RB basis for 2 bonus nights free on RB basis.

  • Valid to 31MAR.
  • This offer applies to Suria Suite only.

Stay for 11 nights on FB or RB basis for 3 bonus nights free on RB basis.

  • Valid to 31MAR.
  • This offer applies to Suria Suite only.

Early Bird Offers

Book 63 days before arrival to receive a discount of 10% off the room rate for stays of at least 3 nights.

  • Valid to 31MAR in Bayu Villa, Canopy Villa or Kinabalu Villa only or valid to 31MAR in Suria Suite only.

General Anniversary Offer

20% discount on couples spa treatments at Spa Village.

One complimentary dinner at Fisherman's cove for 2 persons (excluding beverages).

Copy of marriage cretificate required at check-in, Anniversary must fall on month of stay.

  • Valid to 31MAR on all meal plans and in all rooms.
  • This offer applies to each room for stays of 3 days or more and is applicable once.
  • Not valid with single saver offers.

Honeymoon Offers

20% discount off all couples spa treatments at Spa Village.

One complimentary dinner at Fisherman's cove (excluding beverages).

Copy of marriage certificate required at check in.

  • Valid to 31MAR on all meal plans and in all rooms.
  • This offer applies to each room for stays of 3 days or more and is applicable once.
  • Not valid with single saver offers or child discount offers.

Spa Offers

Complimentary daily 50 minute spa teatment of choice.

  • Valid to 31MAR on FB basis and in all rooms.
  • This offer applies to each passenger for stays of 5 days or more and is applicable 999 times.

*Offers are subject to change and special discounts may replace the above Kuoni Plus offers. For confirmation of the offers valid for your holiday, please use our online booking process (valid offers are shown below ‘what’s included’ or by clicking the ‘K+ offers’ button) or call us on 01306 856 101.