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    Gaya Island Resort

    Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park | Jesselton Point, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Pulau Gaya 88000, Malaysia
    011 60 3-2783 1000
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    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    We stayed at Gaya Island Resort for 3 days as part of our honeymoon. We liked the hotel very much and the location on Gaya Island is fantastic, away from all the buzz and noise of Kota Kinabalu. The rooms are very specious and comfortable...More

    Thank Koen V
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 7 October 2017

    Dear Koen V, Thank very much for choosing Gaya Island Resort for your honeymoon destination and for taking the time to share your experience with the online community. We are delighted to read that you found our location to be fantastic and the resort definitely...More

    Reviewed 4 October 2017

    We stayed here for 3 nights and 4 days on the last leg of our honeymoon. it is an amazing resort in a beautiful setting with fantastic, friendly staff. The rooms are a good size and very clean. We ate in the main restaurant and...More

    Thank Sara R
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 5 October 2017

    Dear Sara R, Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review and for sharing it with the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that enjoyed your last leg of honeymoon here at "amazing resort with great staff" named as Gaya...More

    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    Overall this is a beautiful spot and we spent 2 days relaxing in the sun on the beach loungers. A couple of things would have drastically improved the overall experience. 1) Inform guests about the sand flies on the beach. I had very severe reaction...More

    2  Thank Mel_F1010
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 11 October 2017

    Dear Mel_F1010 Thank you for your feedback. The voices of our guests are valuable to us and serve as a tool for improvement to enhance our guest experiences. Allow me to apologize for the shortfalls in service during your stay with us; this is certainly...More

    Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

    Me and my wife stayed here for the last couple of days of our honeymoon. After 3 weeks of scuba diving, safariing and generally wondering around Indonesia and Malaysia we wanted somewhere we could relax for a couple of days before we went home. This...More

    Thank Richard M
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 4 October 2017

    Dear Richard M, Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review and for sharing it with the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that enjoyed your last couple of days of your honeymoon here at "relaxing location" named as Gaya...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

    We're still staying here in pure heaven! The most amazingly stunning, beautiful island resort! Staff are professional, friendly and obliging. The canopy villa accommodation is 5 star; stylish, cool, comfortable and immaculately clean. Everything is provided. The breakfast banquet is 10/10, dinners delicious and fresh,...More

    Thank Catherine S
    Response from Dennis_Gordienko, General Manager at Gaya Island ResortResponded 2 October 2017

    Dear Catherine S , Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review and for sharing it with the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that enjoyed your holiday here at "absolute paradise" named Gaya Island Resort. We strive for heartfelt...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$ 205 - US$ 399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Pulau Gaya
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    Response from Sarah-Jane M | Reviewed this property |
    Yup we did most of our dives with a gay couple who didn’t seem to have any problems that I know of.
    29 August 2017|
    Response from Tamar C | Reviewed this property |
    The snorkelling at Tavajun Bay is different. The boat leaves about every hour from 10.30am to the bay and you can snorkel independently. The snorkelling trip takes you to another island with a guide. Everything can be... More
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    "Higher rooms have a long walk but are really worth it for the view"
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