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San Pedro Laguna
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our stay here was beyond expectation! All the staff here reflects the beauty of the place itself. Two thumbs up and very recommended to visit when in KK. Shout out to Richie who ensures we can further extend our stay as we dont feel like leaving the paradise.. Nora who assisted us in our rooms smiling and making us really...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful location and experience being right on the water. We could walk out and go snorkeling off of our villa. The sea life is incredible. The unfortunate part, as is the state of our oceans, is the trash that washes in. It's sad to see but eye opening. The staff does a great job of cleaning up...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Gayana after transferring from the Bunga Raya Resort due to a substandard experience there - subject of a separate review. When we arrived on the transfer boat we were met by Evelyn at reception who understood our dissatisfaction with Bunga Raya and our desire to enjoy the 5 star experience we paid for. We inspected the "ocean...

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2Thank Tony L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights in Gayana Eco Resort. I really loved this place. The staff was amazing. I've never had this good service in other hotels. They remembered our names and they were so helpful and always smiling and they made us feel very special. Also the manager came to say hi and knew who we are. Our villa was...

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Thank Sari A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 5 days relaxing in the pretty resort over the water. Atmosphere is good as the staff are wonderful and friendly and always willing to help with a smile. A special shout out to Evelyn/Eva at reception who literally when out of her way to arrange a trip to the pharmacy on the mainland to pick up some medicine for...

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1Thank Leo A
Mandurah, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 days here and wished we had stayed longer, it's ideallic. The villas are clean, modern and spacious with steps straight into the ocean from your deck. There is a huge variety of fish to see whilst snorkeling. Staff are friendly and go out of their way to make sure you are comfortable. The restaurant we used had a...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gayana Eco Resort was an experience I will never forget. The bungalow was amazing, the staff was so wonderful, and we enjoyed snorkeling right off of our room. We saw a double rainbow with a breathtaking sunset on our first night. This was truly paradise!

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2Thank Holly C
Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is my first visit to Malaysia I couldn't expect more than I experienced .....The place is one of the best places I visited in my life ,I booked a palm villa with a private pool and direct access to the ocean which was perfect for me and my family. I would like to thank all the staff for being...

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1Thank mohamedhabib2017
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We have recently returned to GER during last weekend. We were assigned our favourite ocean villas. Ty Thomas! This resort just makes you feel relaxed from the moment you step of the boat. All the staff are sincere with friendliness and deserve a pad on the back. The breakfast provided is sufficient and of good quality. It provides both western...

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1Thank Exec1965
Beijing
Reviewed 5 February 2017

A truly wonderful, magical paradise ! It's not cheap but then nothing of such style or quality ever is ! From the moment your greated at jesselton point by professional, polite , smiling staff and escorted to your luxury transfer boat you know your in for something special ! On arrival your greeted with a welcome drink and whisked to...

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  • Breakfast included
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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: $271 - $700 (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 Eco Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Gayana Resort
Gayana Eco Resort Pulau Gaya, Malaysia
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