Skip to main content
Beginning of main content
Expedia-Verified Reviews
Very good!
4.1 of 5 guest rating
Room type Options Nightly price Book
Rainforest Villa
613 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price
Other room types
Breeze VIlla
Room with view
1 King Bed and 1 Large Twin Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 5 children)
Select dates to see price
Palm Villa
Room with view
1668 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
Select dates to see price
Villa, Ocean View
Room with view
807 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
On-site Marine Ecology Research Center

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Waterfront

Located on the coast of Malaysia, Gayana Marine Resort is 1.8 km from Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, 6 km from Likas Stadium, and 6.1 km from Sabah State Mosque.

Full-service health spa

The Gayana Marine Resort features an on-site Marine Ecology Research Center, 4 dining options, a full-service health spa, swimming, diving, kayaking, and children's programs.

Villas with Wi-Fi

Each of the 52 villas is set over the water and outfitted with an LCD TV, CD & DVD players, complimentary bottled water, and WiFi.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Show all languages

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Library
  • Picnic area
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle
  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Marina on site
  • Poolside bar
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Health club
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Smoke-free property
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 52
  • Number of buildings/towers - 57
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malay

Room Amenities

Gayana Marine Resort offers 52 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and safes. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and blackout drapes/curtains. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • LCD TV
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Patio
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Down comforter

Where to Eat

Alu Alu Seafood - Serves Chinese seafood dishes with seating that extends over the water. Tropical fish tanks add to the restaurant's aquatic ambience. Ingredients on the menu come from the restaurant's own organic fish farm.

Macac Restaurant - This restaurant offers Western fusion fare with a Malaysian influence. It serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner from its poolside location.

Latitude Lounge - The lounge features a manager's cocktail reception, with traditional Malaysian music. Open after 5 PM, it serves drinks and snacks and has an ocean view.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Sailing nearby

Spa Services

  • Spa tub in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 11 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

This hotel will place an authorization for full payment for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available.

No elevators

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: MYR 150 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Gayana Marine Resort Gaya Island
  • Gayana Marine Gaya Island
  • Gayana Marine
  • Gayana Eco Resort

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

One child 11 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
Sorry, we seem to have had an issue loading our review content. Try again?