Experience World-class Service at Gayana Marine Resort

Located at the edge of a jungle on Gaya Island, Gayana Eco Resort features 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 specializes 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 snorkeling, 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 mi from the ferry terminal.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

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

Breakfast Info





Pool table


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Room Type
1 king bed
1 king bed
Bedroom :
1 king 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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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Malaysian, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Resort Facilities at Gayana Marine Resort
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • 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
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Pool table
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Sitting 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.
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Laundry
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • 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
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Malay

    House rules

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


    From 3:00 PM


    Until 11:00 AM


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's 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

    From 1st January 2023, a tourist tax of RM 10 per room per night is applied to all foreign guests. This tax is not included in the room rate and must be paid upon check-in. Guests with a valid Malaysian Identity Card or valid permanent residents MY PR Card are exempted.

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

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

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

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

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

    FAQs about Gayana Marine Resort

    • Check-in at Gayana Marine Resort is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

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

    • The prices at Gayana Marine Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

      • Spa
      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Massage
      • Hiking
      • Pool table
      • Snorkeling
      • Diving
      • Fishing
      • Canoeing
      • Beachfront
      • Kids' club
      • Swimming pool
      • Beach
      • Private beach area

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

    • Gayana Marine Resort has 1 restaurant:

      • Macac

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

    • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Gayana Marine Resort.

    • Guests staying at Gayana Marine Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Asian
      • À la carte

    • Room options at Gayana Marine Resort include:

      • Double
      • Twin/Double
      • Villa