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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Service staff and food at the Macac restaurant for breakfast lunch and dinner were beyond excellent. I truly command the service staff - always such a pleasure. Room - very very nice, but a little more needs to be done in the way of cleanliness. Around the tea/coffee maker ( in the rainforest/ocean view chalets) there are food and drink...

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Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Honestly, this is a private, nice place for holiday, before happen stolen issue, we feel so happy overthere. but the second day during our stay, the housekeeper stolen our money when they are cleaning our room, and when we report to security department and front office, the manager just say they need investigate and after give us reply. when we...

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London
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We stayed in the Gayana Eco for 3 nights. We chose the Palm villa—I believe that’s the biggest and most expensive. The room was very nice but a very long walk….all the way at the end of the resort. Which would have been ok if we had not had small children. It was so hot with no shade on the...

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Gayana is somewhere truly special. It is not only nestled in a stunning location with breath-taking views of both sea, mountain and jungle but it offers exceptional standards of cuisine, cocktails [prepared by winning cocktails flarers] and unfortgetable service. We stayed at Gayana for 9 nights for our honeymoon and relished every moment we were there. The Rooms We had...

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Thank Gullivers7ravels
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

From the moment the boat arrives at the island the beauty hits you. We stayed in the ocean view villas which are all very well equipped water villas. Step out of the villa doors to your own private sundeck which leads down to pristine waters full of colourful fish. Snokels and kayaks are free to use and there is also...

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This place was fantastic! Stayed 5 nights, after doing a 10 days track through Sarawak. Stayed at the ocean villa, it was amazing! Food was great. Spa, was fantastic too. I did a cooking class with chef AZIZI, it was great. All stuff was super friendly and very helpful! I didn't want to leave this little paradise!

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Thank Marcos O
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Of all the resorts we had booked on my Borneo Trip, this was the one I was most looking forward to. A luxury Eco Resort with water front villas just oozed thoughts of paradise. Unfortunately it did not quite live up to my expectations. As we came into the resort by boat I was praying this was not where we...

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Thank NatBow77
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My and wife and I travel every year and this is the best time we've had in a location that is simply paradise. We stayed at the Gayana Eco Resort for 5 days in an over water villa that you can walk down to the water and immediately there are marine life and fish every where. What an unbelievable experience...

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Thank Jerry M
TomasAndersen, General Manager at Gayana Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jerry M, Thank you so much for the kind words, I know this means a lot to the team who are working hard on making a difference. It was a pleasure to have you and your wife visiting please don't hesitate in contacting us when you are ready to return. I hope you will enjoy you r stay in...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I was so disappointed by my stay here that I wanted to be sure that other travellers came with their eyes open. At this price point, I expected something much better. 1. The room - We stayed at the Palm Villa which is supposed to be the nicest class of room at the resort. The room is huge but the...

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Washington, D.C.
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Gaya island is a beautiful resort nestled off the coast of Kota Kinabalu. We flew in from Singapore (my wife and her sister) and we were amazed at how easy it was to get from the airport to the resort. They made it seamless and the total time was an hour or less. Kudos to them for making it that...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gayana Eco Resort rests serenely at the edges of Gaya Island off the coast of Borneo. 52 over water villas designed to enhance the soothing sounds of the surf, while capturing the enduring vistas of Mt. Kinabalu on the distant horizon. At its heart is about protecting and re-generating our precious Marine Ecology, and the only property to feature its own Marine Ecology Research Centre propagating Giant Clams and restoring damaged coral reefs. Striking the perfect balance of forward thinking ecology and indulgent luxury which pampers both the body and the enlightened soul. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gayana Eco Resort

Address: Malohom Bay | Gaya Island, Pulau Gaya 88778, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Pulau Gaya
Price Range: €195 - €395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gayana Eco Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 44
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Gayana Resort
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“The rooms are all fine”
 of 5 bubbles Dicko1947, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean View”
 of 5 bubbles oliviap892, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ocean access room a must!”
 of 5 bubbles Kapte, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose Palm Villa for an amazing ocean view”
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 of 5 bubbles qeelz, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had an Ocean Villa and it had great inclusions. Recommend paying for either the Ocean Villa or upgrade to the Palm Villa.”
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 of 5 bubbles robcW1436ZS, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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