Gaya Island Resort

At a glance

  • On Pulau Gaya in Borneo
  • Secluded Spa Village
  • Marine excursions to the house reef

Facilities Gaya Island Resort

Swimming pool, Spa Village*, dive and watersports centre*, snorkelling, fitness centre, 2 beaches, library, guided jungle trails, marine and wildlife centres

Restaurants & bars

The main restaurant, Feast Village, is located close to the hotel’s lap pool and offers a selection of Asia-Pacific region and Western cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For a taste of Japan, head to Omakase, where your choice of teppanyaki, shabu-shabu or nabe is prepared by the talented chef. On the rooftop terrace, Fisherman’s Cove is a peaceful and elegant adults-only restaurant where you can enjoy the freshest seafood to a backdrop of sea views.

For a special experience, you can enjoy lunch or pre-order a gourmet picnic basket at Tavajun Bay, reached by a 5-minute boat ride from the resort. At the Pool Bar and Lounge, cocktails and other alcoholic beverages as well as non-alcoholic drinks and light lunchtime snacks are served. A host of unique private dining experiences have also been created with gourmet menu selections in a variety of beautiful locations.

Spa & wellness

The secluded Spa Village is set in the mangrove forest and offers complete serenity. There are six treatment rooms, outdoor decks and space for yoga. Treatments are inspired by the cultural healing practices of Sabah’s indigenous people and there are also yoga, guided meditation and stretching sessions.


The resort is fringed by a private white sand beach.


Diving and guided snorkelling excursions are available.

*Denotes local charge