Experience world-class service at Gayana Marine Resort

Situated at the edge of a jungle on Gaya Island, Gayana Eco Resort boasts spacious overwater villas with wooden interiors. It features 3 dining options, an outdoor pool and a spa. Complimentary scheduled ferry transfers is provided to Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal.

Each villa is air-conditioned and fitted with a 42-inch flat-screen TV. Some villas have a private pool and a separate living area. For your comfort, the private bathroom includes luxury amenities and a shower.

Daily breakfast is served at Macac, which also opens for lunch and dinner. Alu Alu provides an overwater dining experience and specialises in Chinese cuisines, while Latitude Bar offers drinks.

Guests can enjoy pampering treatments at the spa or relax by the poolside. Friendly staff at the 24-hour reception can assist you with a wide selection of activities, such as snorkelling, fishing and jungle trekking.

Gayana Eco Resort is a 20-minute boat ride from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal. The nearest airport is Kota Kinabalu International Airport, 6.8 miles from the ferry terminal.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Gayana Marine Resort has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 28 Apr 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info




Spa and wellness centre



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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom :
1 extra-large double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • could management do a room deco for birthday?
    Yes, but special decoration will be chargeable.
    Answered on 25 March 2021
  • Is the food halal
    Yes. our food is Halal
    Answered on 25 March 2021
  • Whats the different between rainforest and ocean villa? Do the room similar? And which is the water chalet room
    both are overwater villa - Ocean is bigger than Rainforest villa, and Ocean have direct access to the sea (sea view)
    Answered on 28 December 2021
  • May I know if I can come over to check in from other islands nearby such as Manukan and Mamutik? Secondly, what is the cost for snorkeling?
    Yes, you can but there will be a docking fee. Since the room rates already included, there will be no charges for snorkeling.
    Answered on 17 October 2022
  • Hi, will guest need to pay for boat ride if they missed the scheduled 12:00pm boat in?
    yes, it will be consider as private boat charter RM 250 per boat per way (subject to availability)
    Answered on 28 December 2021
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Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Malaysian, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Resort facilities of Gayana Marine Resort
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Fold-up bed
  • Beach
  • Kids' club
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Billiards
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Luggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Laundry
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Malay

House rules

Gayana Marine Resort takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 hours


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Gayana Marine Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Gayana Marine Resort in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Gayana Marine Resort

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Gayana Marine Resort on this page.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The nearest beach is just 150 yards from Gayana Marine Resort.

  • Gayana Marine Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • Macac

  • Yes, Gayana Marine Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Gayana Marine Resort offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Billiards
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Kids' club
    • Swimming Pool
    • Beach
    • Private beach area

  • Gayana Marine Resort is 1.4 miles from the centre of Gaya Island.

  • Guests staying at Gayana Marine Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian
    • À la carte

  • Room options at Gayana Marine Resort include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Villa

  • Check-in at Gayana Marine Resort is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The prices at Gayana Marine Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.