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Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

A preserved beauty. They have to be careful about not buying to much golf carts to keep authentic values Of those type of places... so small and son beautiful when you enjoy waking ! Worth discovering, nice dives around !

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1Thank epaget
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am writing this review quite late, as we stayed at Bunga Raya in June 2016 but it has left us with lasting memories! The resort is a large property , accessible by boat only. It sprawls from the seaside up into the mountains. The facilities look modern and are very well maintained. The staff were friendly and welcoming. We...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had just completed a 12 day tour of Sabah with Interpid (which was fantastic) before arriving at this resort for some rest and relaxation for 6 nights over Christmas before we headed home. Right from the start when we were welcomed at the Jetty and enjoyed the air conditioned lounge, to them holding the boat for us so I...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow, where do I start? I feel so grateful to have visited Bunga Raya and to have met the Resort's wonderful staff. From the first step off the boat, seeing the tall jungle backdrop to the most splendid beach, to opening the double doors of our own jungle hideaway, I was blown away. The hotel is beautiful - a very...

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1Thank Susie T
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Having just climbed MT Kinabalu we were in need of a Iittle luxury to recover. Bunga Raya is very comfortable and provided everything we were looking for, good food, happy hour drinks, great swimming pool and nice beach. It is low low season so not all the watersports were available but we had a restful recovery time. Malay massage was...

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3Thank Serica2015
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 18 November 2016

If you are looking for a place to relax then this place it the complete package. It is a combination of all you are looking for in a nature tour. Great beach, as if you own it. The water is clear and just a little further from the shore is an excellent snorkelling spot where you can find a lot...

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1Thank JUN O
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We spent a day here for snorkelling and kayaking while we were staying on another resort on Gaya Island. We arrived about 10am, and were given snorkelling equipment and towels and pretty much left to our own devices. It was lovely and tranquil. There were only 6 or 7 people there. We saw loads of colourful fish and corals, including...

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1Thank Sal510
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We just checked out with Bunga Raya Island Resort. A big thank you to all the great and well trained staff in this beautiful resort. The have made the last few days of our holiday so very special. This resort is a true hidden pleasure and treasure in Sabah. Even now during the "raining season" there is enough sunshine and...

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2Thank Willem B
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We wanted to experience luxury but still enjoy the wild life and Bunga Raya did not disappoint. we knew we would love it when the staff told us not to leave fruit out otherwise the monkeys might come and eat it. to this day my wife compares all spas she visits to the spa at Bunga Raya.

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2Thank Andrew R
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We spent three days at this resort doing pretty much nothing. The resort itself is very pretty and getting around on buggies is really quite fun. That said, I just felt like they could do a little more. They advertised shisha in the restaurant, only to tell me that the one shisha they had was broken. They did say they'd...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As sensual and exotic as the hibiscus flower that bears its name, Bunga Raya Island Resort is a luxurious jewel set on a coral reef island just off the coast of Borneo. A secluded island hideaway of 47 timbered villas, the resort is framed by white sand beach and virgin jungle. Hillside villas reflect the simplicity of the Borneo architectural style. A hilltop spa blends the finest Traditional Asian and Western treatments using restorative powers of indigenous plants and oils. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa

Address: Polish Bay | Gaya Island, Pulau Gaya 88778, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Pulau Gaya
Price Range: ₹ 14,059 - ₹ 33,304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Bunga Raya Island Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Bunga Raya Island Resort And Spa
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa Kota Kinabalu District, Sabah, Malaysia
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“go for a higher room for the best views. You can always get a buggy if you don't feel like walking up the steep hills!”
 of 5 bubbles 675susiet, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The best room are the cottages with dipping pool located just in front of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Pasyalero, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The island is quite far removed from the mainland so be prepared to relax and spend some time on a boat”
 of 5 bubbles ARobertson88, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in a tree top villa, however, in hindsight, we would have preferred a breachfront villa.”
 of 5 bubbles Neece242, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be high on the property for better views.”
 of 5 bubbles 37shaneh, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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