Gaya Island Resort


‘Nature and Luxury Beautifully Intertwined’

Situated amongst mangroves, coral reefs and the sandy Malohom Bay, Gaya Island Resort is on an island within the protected Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. The resort is committed to ecologically-sustainable practices to minimise carbon footprint within the environment. The Marine Centre works at turtle rescue, coral reef restoration and conservation through education. Villa’s include oversized bathtubs, and verandahs with day beds overlooking the ocean. There are 5 restaurant/bars and private dining experiences are available. The spa offers a range of rejuvenation programmes and activities available include diving, snorkelling, Yoga, nature walks and local craft lessons.

In Our Opinion

‘This destination will be of particular interest to those who appreciate beauty in their surroundings and want to learn about their environment and the life within it.’

Feast Village

Located by the pool and offering an interactive dining experience with a selection of local and international cuisine. Open breakfast 07.00 – 10.30, lunch 12.00 – 15.00 and dinner 19.00 to 22.30

Fisherman’s Cove

Situated on the rooftop with views of Mount Kinabalu and offering fresh seafood themed dishes. 12 years and over only. Smart casual dress code (shirt and full-length trousers and shoes for men, smart casual wear for women). Open 19.00 – 22.30

Pool Bar & Lounge

A contemporary, casual setting overlooking the infinity pool making it a perfect place to enjoy light lunches or cocktails. Open 10.00 – 23.00


Surrounded by rainforest Omakase offers three dining experiences teppanyaki, shabu-shabu and nabe. Open 19.00 – 22.30

Tavajun Bay
A 5-minute boat ride from the resort is this private beach is perfect for relaxing. Lunch is a single dish mad over charcoal embers that changes daily. Open 12.00 – 17.00

• Gaya Island Resort Marine Centre
• Outdoor swimming pool
• Spa
• Gymnasium
• Library
• Cookery class
• Local crafts class

Water Sports
• Padi snorkelling and diving programmes
• Fishing excursions
• Underwater photography classes
• Sunset cruise

Land Sports
• Yoga classes
• Nature and cultural excursions

Signature Experiences
• 7 wonders of Gaya – including twilight fireflies
• The Singgah Singgarung Night
• Coral Garden Marine Expedition

Services available (charges may apply)
• Airport transfers
• Butler service in suites
• Doctor on call
• Gift shop
• Foreign exchange
• Laundry & valet services
• Photo processing and postal services
• Safe deposit box
• Concierge desk

The resort welcomes children and offers the following amenities to make their stay more comfortable:

• Babysitting and child care available by arrangement
• Children’s pool

• Bottle of sparkling wine

Cost: Complimentary with stays of 3 nights or more.

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


Located on Pulau Gaya which is the largest of a cluster of five islands that form the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, a nature marine conservation area off the coast of Borneo. The shuttle from Kota Kinabalu airport is approximately 15 minutes to the jetty and the speedboat transfer from Jesselton Point to Gaya island is another 15