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.

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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

Continental, Halal, Asian, American, Buffet

Activities:

Fishing

Spa

Pool table


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
1 king bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.6
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.7
Comfort
8.7
Value for money
7.6
Location
9.0
Free Wifi
5.0
High score for Gaya Island
Low score for Gaya Island
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Nisheet
    Switzerland Switzerland
    Snorkelling, paddle boarding, and kayaking around the resort was incredible. At first, we were mildly disappointed (with humanity, not the resort) because most corals seemed unfortunately dead, but the more we explored, especially during high...
  • Lye
    United States of America United States of America
    They helped to conserve the coral reefs which is very good. The place was very clean. The staffs were amazing and polite, properly trained. The room were spacious and beautiful. Provided kayaking and snorkeling. very peaceful to stay in there.
  • Avinesh9
    Malaysia Malaysia
    .The location was beautiful, the staff were very friendly, the food was very good and worth it. The view from the chalets were breath taking..

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Macac
    • Cuisine
      Malaysian • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly

Resort facilities at Gayana Marine Resort
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Spa
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Fold-up bed
Activities
  • 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
Internet
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • 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
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
    Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Spa
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Malay

    House rules

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

    Check-in

    From 3:00 PM

    Check-out

    Until 11:00 AM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    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 will be charged as 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

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request
    Free

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

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

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    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.

    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.

    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.

    FAQs about Gayana Marine Resort

    • 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. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • 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.

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

    • Guests staying at Gayana Marine Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Halal
      • Asian
      • American
      • Buffet

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

    • Gayana Marine Resort is 1.4 miles from the center of Gaya Island. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Gayana Marine Resort has 1 restaurant:

      • Macac

    • Room options at Gayana Marine Resort include:

      • Double
      • Twin/Double
      • Villa

    • 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