Gayana Eco Resort

Gaya Island / Sabah




Rate valid till 31 March 2011


Rimba Jungle View with Breakfast RM 1055.00
Pantai Lagoon View with Breakfast RM 1055.00
Bakau Mangrove with Breakfast RM 1499.00
Bayu Ocean View with Breakfast RM 1735.00

* Above room rate included :
* Daily breakfast for 2 person at resort restaurant. (Breakfast delivered by boat to
   private balcony for Bayu Ocean View Villa)
* Return deluxe speedboat island transfer to/from Jesselton Point Wharf
* Unlimited free use of all non-motorized watercraft (kayaks, peddle oats, snorkeling,
   paddle boards, etc).
* Complimentary entrance to the Marine Ecology Research Center located at G.E. Resort.
* Complimentary daily scheduled boat transfer to Bunga Raya Island Resort and Spa.
* Nightly turndown service.


* Surcharge Per Room Per Night :
RM 360.00 on 20-31 Dec 2010 | 01-10 Jan 2011
RM 210.00 on 02-09 Feb 2011

* Compulsory Meals per person : RM 159.00 (25 Dec - Lunch) | RM 309.00 (31 Dec - Dinner) | RM 259.00 (02-04 Feb - CNY Dinner & Dim Sum Brunch). RM 105.00 (per child 05-12 years old for all dates mentioned above). Children below 5 years old free of charge.


* All rates are nett quoted in RM and  INCLUDED 5% government tax & 10% service charge.

* A small terminal fee will be added.

* 3rd Adult (included extra rollaway bed, breakfast, return boat transfer) :
RM 229.00 (normal) | RM 319.00 (20-31 Dec 2010 | 01-10 Jan, 02-09 Feb 2011)

* 1 Child below 12 years old :
* 1st Extra Child (daybed provided in all room, breakfast, return boat transfer) - FOC
* 2nd Extra Child (included extra rollaway bed, breakfast, return boat transfer) :
RM 159.00 (normal) | RM 249.00 (20-31 Dec 2010 | 01-10 Jan, 02-09 Feb 2011)

* Maximum guests per room : 2 adults + 2 children


* Honeymoon Offer (subject to minimum 4 nights stay) :
1 hour complimentary massage per person per stay, plus 1 bottle of sparkling wine in their room on arrival and special honeymoon turndown service. Proof of wedding certificate will be required on arrival at the resort (must be advised at time of booking).

Terms & Conditions


Malohom Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.


Rating : 5 stars
Check-in time - 13:00pm
Check-out time - 11:30am


Tempted to stay? All guests to their own exclusive cozy suite. Each thatched roofed home possesses a modern interior with a touch of homely local flavour. Guests can choose to stay in any one of our four designs : RIMBA, PANTAI, BAKAU and BAYU.

RIMBA (Jungle Villa)
Presents you with a beautiful view of the jungle and hills. We invite you to rest your head as the cool jungle breeze envelopes your private suite. Extend your window a little wider and allow our gentle cicadas to lullaby you to sleep.

PANTAI (Lagoon Villa)
From this cozy terrace, take a look at our beautiful resort living in its splendour. At night, watch it light up to serene beauty as its friendly huts rest in unison. Feel at one with us in this sociable yet personage terrain.

BAKAU (Mangrove Villa)
Enjoy this rare delight- a view of tropical mangroves. As the sea opens up to airy space, find solace in nature as you gaze into natural structural art. Like a painting that prods the depths of your soul, allow this view to prompt your senses to life.

BAYU (Ocean Villa)
As its name indicates, allow ocean breeze to blow your mind away. Guests can enjoy a truly sensory experience as constant breeze carrying freshness in the air accompanies your perfect view of an endless sea. The idyllic backyard of coral reef and crystal clear waters cascading on your steps makes this suite a class above the rest.

Gayana take room service to a supreme level of its own. All orders will be gracefully delivered by gondola to your private deck where your personal butler will create your exclusive dining experience set against a magnificent view. Imagine sleeping in and waking up to a delectable and sumptuous breakfast, served on your seaside balcony waiting just for you. All Bakau and Bayu suites come with their very own floating deck. You can begin your day's discoveries with a dive from your very own private water entry from your balcony. 44 luxurious rooms with King/Twin beds. Single storey of contemporary tropical style architecture.

Private Balcony
Amenities kit

2 units per building
Open deck area
Safe deposit box in room
29 inch LCD Television
Attached shower with heater

Room service from 0700 to 2200
Bottled drinking water
Coffee and tea making facilities
Individually controlled air-conditioned



Have a fun yet tranquil day at Gayana. Kayak through emerald waters. Explore awe-inspiring mangroves. Catch a sight of Hornbills perched on century old trees. Trek through thick jungles bursting with butterflies, birds, cicadas, and endless flora. Dive into ocean treasures or sunbathe afloat its waters as you smile at happy seahorses, and gigantic clams. Whatever you choose, allow us to keep you entertained.

Sheltered from disruptive swells, Gayana's sea top offers a gentle kayaking experience packed with loads of adventure. An expert will be glad to show you the way, or become a mock-member of the hit show "Survivor" as you explore the tropical bays around you. After a satisfying escapade at the sea, rest at shore while we set up a scrumptious picnic for you at your chosen bay. Paddle your way to the nearby mangroves and be transported to a timeless journey. As the sounds around you slowly mute, allow yourself to drift into a meandering path into the shaded mangroves. Hear the lap of waves soothe away, as Hornbills and jungle friends welcome you to their private lodging.

Jungle trekking
Trek through our very own tropical rainforest boasting 40% of Malaysia's flora and fauna. Situated just next to our poolside restaurant, trekkers would enjoy a splendid two hour trail into the island's hidden treasures. Along the way, allow our experienced local guide to point out our jungle's hidden secrets. As you pass through green wood paths, watch little butterflies flutter in a dance as you make your way to our look out point. From there, a breathtaking view of the islands and endless sea will hold you captivated, as you sip on refreshing bottles of water with compliments. Impromptu trekking is of no worry. Allow us to provide you with your every need.

Other Activities
Guests who crave a variety of Eco -friendly activities are invited to other availabilities such as island hoping, canoeing, and day trips to the city. Guests can also explore other facets of Sabah through a variety of other activities including (but certainly not limited to) : Kayaking, Snorkeling, Jungle Trekking, Underwater Fish Feeding, Fishing (Catch and release), Sunset Cruises, Coral Planting, HornBill Beach excursion, Golf, Fish Market, Gaya Street Market, Shopping, At Gayana, we strive to fulfill your every request.



The Alu Alu Restaurant offers diners a magnificient view of Malohom Bay and the marine life in the waters surrounding the resort. Here, guests will enjoy a sumptuous meal of some of the freshest and most mouth-watering seafood in Sabah. The Alu Alu is also available for groups and corporate bookings.

The Fusion Poolside Restaurant is a new addition to Gayana Eco Resort's amenities. Fronting the infinity pool and the sea, guests will be able to relax and dine at the same time.

Unwind in style at the Gaya Lounge located at the lobby with your favorite beverage and book or magazine accompanied by a stunning view of the tranquil waves. Books, magazines and newspapers are also readily available for your reading pleasure.


The largest of these islands is Pulau Gaya upon which the luxurious Gayana Eco Resort is located, just 20 minutes by boat from Kota Kinabalu itself. Pulau Gaya is home to numerous species including Toucan hornbills, monitor lizards, macaque monkeys and countless number of marine life and the Gayana Eco Resort is nestled in the tropical wilderness along the shores of Gaya Island and here, visitors will be caressed by the gentle lapping waters of the South China Sea and have their senses relaxed and rejuvenated by the sounds and mystery of the surrounding rainforest and reef.

Rays of sun seep through your door, gently awakening your rested eyes. You nestle further into soft white sheets only to hear the soothing sound of waves lapping up the shore. You open your door. Crystal water, cascades onto your steps, playfully nipping at your toes. You smile.

Welcome to Gayana Eco Resort, an enchanting Eutopia nestling within the shores of North Borneo. This rich blend of mystical mother nature and luxurious civilization lies only 20 minutes from bustling Kota Kinabalu City. Thatched roofs humbly overlook the captivating South China Sea while imperial rainforest rests unscathed. Quietly, beneath this grandeur lies sumptuous marine life, home to giant clams and happy clown fish that greet delighted snorkelers and divers.

Be inspired by this life giving island as you nest away in your own cozy terrain. Embrace a new zest for life with an iced lemon tea and a soak through infinity. Be entranced as you gaze into a world beyond your horizon and visit our very own MERC where maritime is brought to life with the utmost authenticity. 

Ferry Transfer : From KK Ferry Terminal to Gayana Eco Resort :
12:30pm, 14:30pm, 16:30pm

From Gayana Eco Resort to KK Ferry Terminal :
13:00pm, 16:00pm

Ferry Transfer Rates - 0n scheduled time
Adult (12 years and above) : RM45.00 | Child (2 - 11 years) : RM25.00

Note :
Before boarding the ferry (at the Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal jetty), kindly register yourself at the Gayana Eco Resort counter which is located at the ferry terminal building. Please be at the ferry terminal at least 10 minutes before departure. The ferry departs according the above schedule. Transfers outside of the scheduled ferry times are available at RM150.00 per way. The ferry operator reserves the right to change the ferry schedule without prior notice.

The journey to Gayana Eco Resort will take about 30 minutes from Kota Kinabalu International Airport to the Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and 20 minutes by ferry to the island jetty.



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