Gaya Island Resort, Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park
Borneo, Borneo (Sabah)

Info : Gaya Island Resort

Accessible only by boat, Pulau Gaya is the largest island in the marine conservation area of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine National Park. Gaya Island Resort is nestled into the rainforest bordering Malohom Bay, boasting both terrestrial and marine nature which can be enjoyed whilst staying in deluxe accommodation. Nature lovers will enjoy the great bird watching and snorkelling.

The 121 villas of Gaya Island Resort are spread throughout the hillside and along the beachfront, with views of the jungle, mangroves, sparkling South China Sea and in some cases even the distant Mt Kinabalu. The design of the accomodation incorporates the surrounding natural beauty whilst retaining a certain level of luxury.

The two pools (one for children), library and spa will ensure you are occupied and if you are more adventurous you can go kayaking or head off with a guide on the islands nature trails. Gaya Island Resort offers two restaurants, with the fine dining Fisherman’s Cove serving seafood with excellent views afforded by its rooftop location. It is also possible to take a picnic on a nearby private beach, ideal if you are celebrating a special occasion.

This is undoubtedly one of the most luxurious beach hotels in Malaysian Borneo, with great accommodation and beaches. However Pulau Gaya’s location near the state capital of Kota Kinabalu does see it occasionally observing the ships heading into the port. This should be noted but does not detract overly from the beautiful nature of the resort.


Luxury - Luxury hotels would have a superb level of service, very comfortable and usually spacious bedrooms, excellent food, great design and character. For us, when we visited, these places all had the 'wow factor'. A luxury hotel should satisfy the criteria of the most discerning clients.

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