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Gayana Marine Resort

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Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

Nothing else to say. Perfect island getaway. Great snorkelling, though please remember not to stand on coral beds or touch marine life! The Marine Educational Research Centre has wonderful displays and a touch pool to explore these urges!

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Reviewed 30 November 2014

Really great location. We rented a villa over the water. Had our own plunge pool. (Interestingly it was quite cold in the pool as it's covered from the sun all day). The room was spectacular - so nice hard to fault. Complimentary beer and soft...More

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Response from TomasAndersen, General Manager at Gayana Marine ResortResponded 4 December 2014

Dear CKE80Y, First and foremost thank you for your feedback on your recent stay at Gayana Eco Resort, you are right this is a very beautiful spot with many unique facilities. As for your safety concerns I just want to put the record straight. The...More

Reviewed 26 November 2014

My husband and I stayed for three days at the Bunga Raya, the sister resort of the Gayana, which was amazing. As the tree-house villa wasn't available for a fourth night we decided, instead of downgrading, to move to the sister resort and see something...More

3  Thank Toula H
Response from TomasAndersen, General Manager at Gayana Marine ResortResponded 4 December 2014

Dear Toula H, Thank you for your feedback on your stay 7 months ago. You are right we do have challenges with the water clarity at certain times of the year, however when the tide allows us our team will go into the water and...More

Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

While the resort looks nice and the chalets are very nice this resort is lacking in two main areas.The service in the restaurants are not any where as good as i would have expected. The cocktail bar states free drinks but the tender indicated that...More

Thank Anson w
Response from TomasAndersen, General Manager at Gayana Marine ResortResponded 4 December 2014

Dear Anson w, Thank you for your feedback on your stay back in November. I do know we had a few challenges on your first day but happy we managed to resolve them. if our guest wish to go to a beach we invite them...More

Reviewed 6 November 2014

Just loved this resort, rooms are spacious and allow for interconnecting rooms - great for our two kids. Staff are friendly, helpful and so accomodating with requests. The snorkelling was great for fish and a fair amount of coral. December dosest offer the best visability...More

Thank TaiTai5-JDY
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Response from deeandrews | Reviewed this property |
Kota Kinabalu International Airport is closest, about a 15-30 taxi ride to the Jesselton Ferry terminal depending on traffic. We hailed a taxi at the airport and it was much less expensive than the transfer the hotel... More
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Response from deeandrews | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can access the water from the overwater villas though depending on the time of day and tides, you might need to climb down your ladder as it’s too shallow to jump. The water is NOT crystal clear and the snorkeling... More
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Response from zita_927 | Reviewed this property |
they have few time slot of the transfer are free. as long as you live there. will be free
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