Tucked amidst protected mangroves, sheltered coral reefs and curled around the pristine sandy coast of Malohom Bay rests Gaya Island Resort.
Set on an island within the protected Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, discover a sanctuary nestled in the hillside of an ancient rainforest with a stunning outline of Mount Kinabalu on the horizon.
With its youthful vibe and sun-dappled moments, this beachfront resort blends harmoniously with the natural environment featuring a collection of hillside villas with views that range from mangrove forests and the surrounding canopy to the outline of Mount Kinabalu. Villa interiors are contemporary and elegant, eco-luxury yet respectful of Sabahan elements.
Discoveries, authentic experiences and a sense of intimacy with the natural world all prevail across the land and seascape of this resort offering travellers and families an escape that is distinctively Borneo.
Location – The resort is committed to ecologically-sustainable practices to minimise its carbon footprint within the environment. Therefore, it is a walking resort with minimal motorised vehicles used for operational purposes.
Beautifully situated, Gaya Island Resort is set amidst lush rainforest with breathtaking views of the wonders created by nature over thousands of years.
Ancient rainforest and protected mangroves surround the idyllic villas set in the hills. Spacious, tactile and modern yet respectful of local Sabahan elements, each villa uses local materials that blend harmoniously with the natural environment. Villa interiors are designed with a contemporary elegance and offer a variety of views including mangrove, canopy, tropical rainforest and the South China Sea.
Our villas’ amenities include comfortable bedding, a writing desk, a powered safe, a flat screen television with satellite channels, a large open en-suite bathroom with an oversized bathtub and two vanity units, and an outdoor verandah with day beds.
Standard features and services in all villas:
• Complimentary WiFi • Tea and coffee making facilities • Flat screen television with satellite channels • Powered safe • Minibar • Ceiling fan
• In-room climate control • Selection of international newspapers
A celebration of flavours and aromas – The regional cuisine and exquisite fresh seafood prepared by our skilled chefs is a play on the senses, setting the stage for guests to recount the day’s adventures with family and friends, new and old.
Be it dining at leisure on your personal verandah space in-villa or a picnic at your chosen nook or the simple pleasure of gathering around a crackling barbecue pit on the beach at dusk, these experiences form another facet of treasured memories to take home.
Spa Village isn’t just a place, it’s a philosophy – Here, the first breath of inspiration is drawn from the stunning scenery. Paradise itself provides the essential ingredients for all our treatments, and healing lore as old as the land is imparted into every encounter. Promising an experience that honours the healing traditions of the region, each Spa Village delivers an individual and authentic encounter combining the therapeutic properties of natural local ingredients and the healing practices of the area. Coupling these age-old practices together with modern approaches to health and well-being results in a tailored one-of-a-kind experience, delivering award-winning results to our guests. Each Spa Village offers a consistently unique and uplifting opportunity for rejuvenation.
EVENTS & CELEBRATIONS – From intimate gatherings to weddings, birthday celebrations, brainstorming sessions, team building and goal-oriented meetings, Gaya Island Resort infuses every occasion with expertise, ease, uniqueness and fun. A wide range of locations at the resort provides multiple function spaces – our meeting rooms, beaches and other areas can be transformed into exceptional venues. Our professional banquet team will take care of every detail to ensure delivery of a seamless, glitch-free and fun event, with various treasured moments for you and your guests to remember it by.
Gaya Island Resort Offers 50% Off best rates – MYR480.00 nett in Bayu Villa Room Inclusive of B/Fast and wifi for Crewconnected Members
Rate subject to Sabah Park Fee of MYR31.80 per person per day
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