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Gaya Island Resort

Rental with Private beach

5 stars

Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu 88000

+60 327 831 000
Very good

based on 356 reviews

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About Gaya Island Resort, Kota Kinabalu

Value for money
Situated under a 20-minute stroll from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, Gaya Island Resort features a private beach. It also provides a coffee bar, an outdoor pool and a kids club. Guests of Gaya Island Resort have access to its wide variety of outdoor activities, including scuba diving, fishing and snorkeling. It has child-minding services, a currency exchange and a reception that operates 24/7. It also offers superb facilities for business meetings and events. The resort provides 121 rooms, all of which are fitted with a mini bar, an iPod docking station and cable/satellite channels. Each includes free tea and coffee making facilities and an en suite. Gaya Island Resort boasts convenient dining options, including local and international cuisines at Feast Village and seafood meals at Fisherman's Cove. A refreshing beverage can be savored in the in-house bar. Gaya Island Resort is an ideal place to explore nearby The Green Connection, Sabah State Mosque and Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre, as well as everything the local area has to offer. Sabah Museum is an easy car trip away.

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Standard Rooms - Lake view


$175 totalAgoda.com
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Double Rooms - Sea view


$213 totalModetour
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King Rooms - Lake view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$333 totalTravala
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Other Rooms - Harbor view


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Resort Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom


  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kettle
  • Coffee machine

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Fishing
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Water sport facilities (on site)


  • Slippers
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Landmark view
  • Telephone
  • Storage available


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Private beach
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking


  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care


  • Fitness center

Gaya Island Resort Reviews

Very goodBased on 356 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Amazing Staff, nice resort with view." (in 68 reviews)
  • "Attentive & friendly staffs, nature, relaxing." (in 68 reviews)
  • "Good staff, great food." (in 34 reviews)
Cons -
  • The food was literally tasteless. (in 17 reviews)
  • Have to pay for most activities. (in 5 reviews)
  • No free boat transfer provided. (in 5 reviews)

Gaya Island Resort room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How far is Gaya Island Resort from Kota Kinabalu?

    If you're looking to go directly from Kota Kinabalu to Gaya Island Resort, expect a 18min drive as they are around 6.3 mi apart.

  • What is the best way to get to Gaya Island Resort from Kota Kinabalu?

    If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Kota Kinabalu to Gaya Island Resort, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at Gaya Island Resort?

    Gaya Island Resort does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Gaya Island Resort at +60 327 831 000. One of the easiest dining options for Kota Kinabalu guests staying in Gaya Island Resort is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Does Gaya Island Resort have a pool?

    Gaya Island Resort does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • How close is Gaya Island Resort to Kota Kinabalu city center?

    Getting to Kota Kinabalu city center should be easy enough, as it is just 3.5 mi away from Gaya Island Resort. In Kota Kinabalu city center you will find All Saints' Cathedral, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • What is the phone number for Gaya Island Resort?

    If you have questions about Gaya Island Resort or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +60 327 831 000.

  • Does Gaya Island Resort have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Gaya Island Resort has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center available to guests at Gaya Island Resort?

    Yes, there is a gym available to guests of Gaya Island Resort. For gym hours, it is best to ask the front desk clerk during check-in.

  • What time is check-out for Gaya Island Resort?

    Gaya Island Resort check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Gaya Island Resort?

    Guests can currently expect to pay $302 on average for a night at Gaya Island Resort, Kota Kinabalu. Enter your desired travel dates in the form above to find deals starting at $139 per night.

  • Is there laundry service in Gaya Island Resort?

    Yes, you can take care of all your laundry needs with the on-premise services at Gaya Island Resort, Kota Kinabalu. An iron and an ironing board will also be provided. You can ask for them at the front desk if they are not available in the room.

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Places of interest near Gaya Island Resort

Attractions in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia curated by momondo

Gaya Island Resort location: Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu 88000

Top landmarks

Suria Sabah3.0 mi
Pasar Besar Kota Kinabalu3.0 mi
Gaya Street Sunday Market3.2 mi
Atkinson Clock Tower3.2 mi
Centre Point Sabah3.3 mi
Sutera Harbour3.5 mi

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Big Fish - Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel3.0 mi
Stylo - Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel3.0 mi
Favola - Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu3.0 mi
Le Meridien Club Lounge - Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu3.0 mi
Rooftop Bar at Le Meridien - Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu3.0 mi

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