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Gayana Marine Resort

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  • Excellent49%
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Reviewed 13 February 2015

Arriving by boat to be greeted by friendly efficient staff, a good start to the stay. The front row villas looking directly over the ocean give excellent unobstructed views and allow access directly from your own veranda into the sea, (the second row has an...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2015

From the moment we reached the ferry port we were treated royally by the staff at Gayana, they were exceptional. We did not find them slow, we were there to relax not to harass or feel harassed. The two restaurants and breakfast offering was first...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2015

Our honeymoon holiday (Dec 2014) was a truly amazing and unforgettable experience. The staff at Gayana should be very proud at how they treat their guests as we were always greeted with smiles and well looked after. They organised fantastic Christmas and New Years Eve...More

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Response from Andrea B, Manager at Gayana Marine ResortResponded 16 January 2015

Dear Sweetie Pie, on behalf of all our staff, I would like to thank you for the kind comments relating to your recent stay at Gayana Eco Resort. We are absolutely delighted that you have enjoyed your time with us and that you felt part...More

Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

The weather (very high and rough tide) affected our stay so that I hardly could sleep at all (staying in an ocean villa) and we could hardly go into the water at all, because of the tide and the murky and littered water. But even...More

1  Thank KatjaCato
Response from Andrea B, Manager at Gayana Marine ResortResponded 14 January 2015

Dear Katja Cato, Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay at Gayana Eco Resort. You are right we do have challenges with the water clarity at certain times of the year, however when the tide allows us our team will go into the...More

Reviewed 4 January 2015

I know no one can control weather or tides, but the waters around this resort which is totally built on stilts over the ocean was filthy. We had a Palm Villa which boasts a platform from which one can swim directly into the Ocean. We...More

2  Thank bradleylee5
Response from Andrea B, Manager at Gayana Marine ResortResponded 14 January 2015

Dear Bradley Lee5, Thank you very much for your comments following your recent stay at Gayana Eco Resort As highlighted in previous replies, the daily challenge that we face to remove non organic material is a continuous battle. Thankfully this happens only for a couple...More

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Breakfast included
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USD 250 - USD 686 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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304tonib
22 January 2018|
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Response from Dee A | Reviewed this property |
Kota Kinabalu International Airport is closest, about a 15-30 taxi ride to the Jesselton Ferry terminal depending on traffic. We hailed a taxi at the airport and it was much less expensive than the transfer the hotel... More
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304tonib
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Response from Dee A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can access the water from the overwater villas though depending on the time of day and tides, you might need to climb down your ladder as it’s too shallow to jump. The water is NOT crystal clear and the snorkeling... More
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omikron6
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Response from zita_927 | Reviewed this property |
they have few time slot of the transfer are free. as long as you live there. will be free
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