Set on a private island paradise, Gem Island Resort & Spa offers beach getaways with waterfront villas, peaceful white sands and luxurious spa treatments. It features water sports facilities and concierge services.

Opening out to a private balcony, the spacious air-conditioned units feature wooden flooring and stunning views of the sea or surrounding greenery. They have a cable TV, a tea/coffee maker and private bathroom.

Guests can opt for a body oil massage at the spa or lounge by the pool. The tour desk can arrange numerous water sports, diving and caving trips.

Located by the coastline, the restaurant serves Asian and Western meals with a selection of fine wines. Room service is available.

Resort Gem Island is a 15-minute boat ride from Marang Jetty. From the jetty, it is a 30-minute drive from the Kuala Terengganu Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

Gem Island Resort & Spa has been welcoming guests since Sep 23, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

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




Private beach area


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Property questions and answers
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  • Is there still power cut between 2pm and 5pm?
    Yes, between 2.30pm-5.30pm
    Answered on June 12, 2020
  • Is your private beach next to the property or do I need to use a means of transportation to go there?
    You can walk to the beach, not transportation needed.
    Answered on December 6, 2019
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?
    You can walk to the beach, not transportation needed.
    Answered on December 6, 2019
  • hello can we book a water villa with 2 beds from the 7th until the 11th of October? what are your availability otherwise ?
    Water Villa with 2 single beds is subject to availability upon arrival.
    Answered on September 17, 2020
  • Hi, I would like to travel to gem Island, is there any monsoon affect?
    We close for the monsoon season in the end of October, will open again on 1st March.
    Answered on September 30, 2020
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1 Restaurant On Site


Resort Facilities at Gem Island Resort & Spa
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Ocean view
  • Private beach area
  • Balcony
  • Electric kettle
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Canoeing Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
No internet access available.
No parking available.
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Malay

House rules

Gem Island Resort & Spa takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:30 PM


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 over 3 are welcome.

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.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 3 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Gem Island Resort & Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Breakfast included is for 2 guests per room only.

Please note that parking is not available at the resort, and is only available at Marang Jetty.

The resort provides a boat transfer from Marang Jetty at an additional cost, to be paid directly to the resort.

Boat schedules are as followed:
From Marang Jetty to Resort: 09:00/ 11:00/ *13:00/ 15:00
From Resort to Marang Jetty: 09:30/ 11:30/ *13:30/ 15:30
* not available on Fridays

Return transfers cost MYR 75 per adult and MYR 55 per child (11 years and below). Outside of the schedule, guests can also hire a boat from 15:00 - 18:00 and 06:00 - 09:00. Each boat can take up to 12 guests. Cost is an additional MYR 160 per boat per one-way trip. (In addition to the return transfer cost per person.)

Guests who choose not to take the resort's official operator (Suria Link Boat Operator) are required to pay an additional MYR 25 per guest for the Turtle and Marine Conservation Fund, which is otherwise included in the official operator's prices.

The resort’s electricity is powered by generator sets, thus there will be no electricity for 3 hours daily from 14:30 to 17:30.

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

Please inform Gem Island Resort & Spa 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.