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Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in a beach front villa for 7 wonderful nights. The beach is one of the best swimming beaches in the world. We wanted to relax and that's exactly what we did. Simply stunning location. The staff are lovely and for a small resort the food is excellent, reasonably priced and good variety. This fresh fish...

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2015

We loved this place. We had finished two weeks of traveling with varied accommodation from bunk rooms to decent riverside lodges. This was a world apart though. It has to be said it is pricey but after the cheapness of onshore Borneo this island retreat is a treat indeed. Our room was probably the nicest room I have ever had...

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2Thank illimani21
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Absolutely fantastic resort! The service was great, accommodations were outstanding, views were incredible, food was delicious, and activities (if desired) were fun. Definitely a couples destination. Guest Service Ambassador, Fauzi, did a great job of doing any and everything to make the trip spectacular.

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1Thank Cander4360
warwickshire
Reviewed 20 November 2015

What a fantastic resort in Borneo. We spent the first 3 days of our honeymoon at Bunga Raya & we couldn't have been happier with our choice. We were greeted at the jetty of the resort and taken to the beach bar for a cocktail to welcome us. Once we had cooled down we were shown around the resort on...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 November 2015

This was just a quick weekend getaway for us from Singapore so we were a bit disappointed with the unexpected travel time from the jetty to the resort, being 1 hour (a combination of the boat departing Jesselton pier late and some other unforeseen delay i couldn't quite follow). Once on the island we were warmly welcomed and given a...

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1Thank piarts_ontour
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best hotel I he visited. I stayed there for 5 days 4 nites. Receiving Very good service fm their staff ( hospitality) which made us feel comfortable and relaxed. Spacious villas with nice scenery. Foods are equally good too. Besides that, I enjoyed their spa as well.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We stayed for ten days and from the moment we were greeted at the taxi rank the staff at Bunga Raya were exceptional. We've travelled all over the world and have to say they are the some of the friendliest people we've encountered. We stayed in a beach villa with plunge pool which had stunning views. It was so peaceful....

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5Thank Andy L
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 13 October 2015

After a week in Borneo’s rainforest lodge, it was difficult to exceed the experiences we had already had. But the 5-day stay at Bunga Raya followed by one night at the Gayana Eco Resort was an amazing experience! At Bunga Raya, we were received with a smile by the considerate hotel staff who addressed us by our names – this...

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1Thank Mikael D
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent 4 nights in a plunge pool villa and just loved every second of our stay. The accommodation is super, the beach just sublime and the staff simply make this a true 5* resort. Some comments suggest that the food is 'pricey for Malaysia' but it's befitting the quality and what one expects in a resort...

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Calgary
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Bunga Raya is truly an excellent resort. The accommodations are superb and the staff are friendly and helpful. The food is very good, but a bit expensive. There are good activities to keep you busy. The canopy walk and the Zip line are really cool. We did go into Kota Kinabalu one day but it isn't much of a destination....

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As sensual and exotic as the hibiscus flower that bears its name, Bunga Raya Island Resort is a luxurious jewel set on a coral reef island just off the coast of Borneo. A secluded island hideaway of 47 timbered villas, the resort is framed by white sand beach and virgin jungle. Hillside villas reflect the simplicity of the Borneo architectural style. A hilltop spa blends the finest Traditional Asian and Western treatments using restorative powers of indigenous plants and oils. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa

Address: Polish Bay | Gaya Island, Pulau Gaya 88778, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Pulau Gaya
Price Range: $273 - $582 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Bunga Raya Island Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Bunga Raya Island Resort And Spa
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa Pulau Gaya, Malaysia
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“Not sure if all rooms are as tired?”
BucksGilly, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Not all rooms have see view, we had 41, had a partial see view with a pile of drift wood.”
Geraldine554, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for the uphill bungalows - like living in the rainforest and we had hornbills outside the window”
pen451, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“plunge pool villa”
cathie1981, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are accessible by golf carts which are readily available. For convenience and easy access though, select a villa on the beach.”
LMS570, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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