Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 88000
Opened in July 2012, the Gaya Island Resort is situated on the Gaya Island, surrounded by lush tropical rainforest and fringed by white sandy beaches. Feast on the breathtaking views of mangroves, canopy, Kota Kinabalu Mountains and the virgin rainforest, overlooking the vast South China Sea. The Gaya Island Resort features 121 rooms with modern amenities, including a spacious bedroom, a writing desk, a flat screen television, a large open bathroom with an oversized bathtub and an outdoor veranda with day beds. For leisure, guests can enjoy a day of fun activities, decompress at the spa, or indulge in unique dining concepts. Gaya Island Resort is a completely non-smoking property which assures an enjoyable trip with a lung-ful of fresh air!.
The Bayu Villas are 55 square meters-large and are set amongst a tropical mangrove on a gently sloping hillside. These villas offer a beautiful outlook and are walking distance from the resort's pristine sandy beach, with a selection of rooms that are located closer to the resort's main facilities. Each villa is equipped with modern amenities, such as complimentary wi-fi, coffee and tea-making facilities, flat-screen television with satellite channels, powered safety box, a minibar, a ceiling fan, in-room climate control and a selection of international newspapers.
The Canopy Villas are 55 square meters-large and are situated on a hillside amidst lush rainforest. These inviting villas offer a peaceful setting with leafy views ranging from the rainforest canopy to the tropical mangroves. Connecting rooms are available for families. Each villa is equipped with modern amenities, such as complimentary wi-fi, coffee and tea-making facilities, flat-screen television with satellite channels, powered safety box, a minibar, a ceiling fan, in-room climate control and a selection of international newspapers.
The Kinabalu Villas are 55 square meters-large and offer views stretching across the South China Sea, and where the silhouette of Mount Kinabalu can be seen on a clear day. These Kinabalu Villas provide the best views in the resort. Connecting rooms are available for families. Each villa is equipped with modern amenities, such as complimentary wi-fi, coffee and tea-making facilities, flat-screen television with satellite channels, powered safety box, a minibar, a ceiling fan, in-room climate control and a selection of international newspapers.
The Suria Suite is a luxurious two-bedroom suite that lies on the hillside, with stunning ocean views. The ground floor features relaxing lounge and dining areas, and a pantry which leads onto an outdoor deck. The spacious bedrooms on the first floor both come with en-suites and a decadent outdoor bath on the balcony provides breathtaking views. This suite is 188 square meters large and is is equipped with modern amenities, such as complimentary wi-fi, coffee and tea-making facilities, flat-screen television with satellite channels, powered safety box, a minibar, a ceiling fan, in-room climate control and a selection of international newspapers.
Each 47 square metre villa features a spacious bedroom, a writing desk, a safe box, a flat screen television with satellite channels, a large open bathroom with an oversized bathtub and two vanity units, and an outdoor verandah with day beds.
The 90 square metre Conference Room is centrally located at the resort amidst landscaped garden on the upper level. The venue is suitable for business meetings and private functions with a capacity of up to 100 persons. The conference room can be partitioned into two smaller rooms and one can choose from a variety of seating arrangements to suit a meeting or event. Audio-visual equipment is available upon request.
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.
Savour a vibrant, interactive all day dining experience that offers the diverse cuisine from the Asia-Pacific region. The dynamic open kitchens showcase a bakery, Japanese/Korean, Asian and Western selections. The location by the lap pool offers stunning views of Mount Kinabalu and the surrounding beach.
Situated on the resort's rooftop, Fisherman's Cove offers exquisitely fresh seafood with a breathtaking view of the sea and Mount Kinabalu. A celebration of nature drawn from her bounty play chef, infused by the region's culinary arts and transformed by our chefs into a memorable range of experiences - a feast seasoned by sea breeze just for you.
Fisherman's Cove is a fine dining restaurant that serves only seafood cuisine. Children under the age of 16 are not allowed in this restaurant for the comfort of all our guests. A proper dress code is required with shirt, full-length trousers and shoes for gentlemen and smart casual wear for ladies.
Pool Bar & Lounge
Overlooking the resort's infinity pool and floating cabanas, the Pool Bar & Lounge with its al fresco location and natural light is the perfect place to relax with sundowners and light refreshments as the sun sets over Mount Kinabalu.
Set in an enclave at Tavajun Bay, a short 5-minute boat ride from the resort, this tranquil private beach is perfect for relaxing under the tropical sun, lulled by the gentle sea breeze.
Reminiscent of the sun-blessed Mediterranean coastline where vibrant flavours and simple presentation predominate, earthenware skillets kept warm over charcoal embers await for lunch where single dish meals that change daily is infused with local and international influences.
Select your beverage from the cooler display and settle down to dine on rustic logs or on a beach mat, wriggling your toes in the sun-warmed, pristine sand.
Guests can also choose to pre-order and personalise a gourmet picnic basket for an indulgent afternoon on this piece of paradise.
Breathtaking vistas, verdant greenery, waves crashing on the shore, or fresh, salty air to whet the appetite make our private dining experiences a treat for all the senses.
A cornucopia of flavours specially crafted by your personal chef and a personalised service team. An array of stunning locations for your selection; from a romantic dinner on a private beach under an ocean of stars to dining onboard a luxurious yacht or amidst landscaped gardens with the ancient rainforest as your backdrop.
Every dining experience is a unique culinary adventure waiting to be explored with indelible memories to treasure for a lifetime.
Kindly take note that these private dining experiences are not included in the Dining Package.
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