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GAYANA ECO RESORT

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City/Region: KOTA KINABALU / GAYA ISLAND

 

Hotel Code: HTKK-GER
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Details: GAYANA ECO RESORT

Gayana Eco Resort - Kota Kinabalu

2014 Pricing

2014 SUPER PROMOTIONAL ISLAND RESORT DEAL!
Exclusive Special Offer Save up to 31%!
Promotion Rate valid from 1st April 2014 to 31st March 2015

RATE PER VILLA PER NIGHT
ALL MARKET
Lagoon Villa
Breakfast Included for 2
MYR 1,250 970 nett
Mangrove Villa
Breakfast Included for 2
MYR 1,500 1,165 nett
Rainforest Villa
Breakfast Included for 2
MYR 1,750 1,360 nett
Ocean Villa
Breakfast Included for 2
MYR 1,950 1,705 nett
Palm Villa
Breakfast Included for 2
MYR 3,500 2,565 nett

*Above room rate included :
* All rates are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
All rates are subject to 6% GST for accommodation & tours departing from 1st April 2015 onwards.
* Daily full breakfast for 2 persons at Macac Restaurant. Breakfast can be delivered by boat to private balcony for Ocean Villa and Palm Villa (prior reservations required)
* Complimentary scheduled Deluxe speed boat island transfer to/from Jesselton Point Wharf (return)
* Welcome Drink
* Free use of all non-motorized watercraft (kayaks, peddle boats, snorkeling, paddle boards, etc).
* Complimentary entrance to the Marine Ecology Research Center located at Gayana Eco Resort.
* Complimentary Wi-Fi
* Nightly turndown service.

*Surcharge Per Villa Per Night for Mid Seasons (both dates inclusive):
MYR 125 nett on 1 Jun 2014 - 30 Jun 2014 (Mid Season)
MYR 125 nett on 1 Sep 2014 - 31 Oct 2014 (Mid Season)
MYR 125 nett on 11 Jan 2015 - 18 Feb 2015 (Mid Season)

*Surcharge Per Villa Per Night for Peak Seasons (both dates inclusive):
Minimum 2 nights stay required for Peak Seasons
MYR 245 nett on 1 July 2014 - 31 Aug 2014 (Peak Season)

*Surcharge Per Villa Per Night for Holiday Seasons (both dates inclusive):
Minimum 2 nights stay required for Holiday Seasons
MYR 305 nett on 20 Dec 2014 - 30 Dec 2014 (Holiday)
MYR 485 nett on 31 Dec 2014 (New Year Eve)
MYR 305 nett on 1 Jan 2015 - 10 Jan 2015 (Holiday)
MYR 550 nett on 19 Feb 2015 - 26 Feb 2015 (Chinese New Year)

*Compulsory Holiday Meal Surcharges Per Person :
MYR 159 nett per person (25 Dec 2014 - Christmas Lunch)
MYR 259 nett per person (19 - 21 Feb 2015 - Dinner) One time charge for stays falling on any of the 3 days
MYR 105 nett per child (05-11 years old) for all dates mentioned above
Children below 5 years old free of charge.

* Note :
A small terminal fee will be added.

* Maximum guests per room :
2 adults + 2 children / 3 adults + 1 child / 1 adult + 3 children
For Palm Villa, maximum is 3 Adults or 2 Adults + 1 Child ONLY

*Third Adult (included extra rollaway bed, breakfast, return boat transfer) is chargeable at:
MYR 240 nett per adult per night (normal period)
MYR 340 nett per adult per night (Holiday period 20 Dec 2013 - 10 Jan 2014, 31 Jan 2014 - 7 Feb 2014)

Child Policy
First Child 0 - 11 years stays free when sharing the same room with adults without supplement of extra bed and up to a maximum of 1 child only.
Second child will be charged accordingly for extra rollaway bed, which is inclusive of breakfast.

Children's Menu is available and is subject to charges. Children below the age of 5 dine for free.
Complimentary Baby Cot provided upon request - subject to availability
Children are not allowed in villas with plunge pool for safety reason

*Second Child (included extra rollaway bed, breakfast, return boat transfer) is chargeable at:
MYR 160 nett per night (normal period)
MYR 260 nett per night (Holiday period 20 Dec 2014 - 10 Jan 2015, 19 - 26 Feb 2015)

*Special Offer
PAY 6 STAY 7 OFFER: Stay 6 Nights and get the 7th Night Free! Valid for Ocean Villa and Palm Villa Only.
Terms & Conditions Applies. Please check with us.

2015 Pricing

2015 SUPER PROMOTIONAL ISLAND RESORT DEAL!
Exclusive Special Offer Save up to 21%!
Promotion Rate valid from 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2016

RATE PER VILLA PER NIGHT
ALL MARKET
Lagoon Villa
Breakfast Included for 2
MYR 996 896 nett
Mangrove Villa
Breakfast Included for 2
MYR 1,221 1,109 nett
Rainforest Villa
Breakfast Included for 2
MYR 1,750 1,323 nett
Ocean Villa
Breakfast Included for 2
MYR 1,950 1,579 nett
Palm Villa
Breakfast Included for 2
MYR 3,500 2,391 nett

*Above room rate included :
* All rates are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
All rates are subject to 6% GST for accommodation & tours departing from 1st April 2015 onwards.
* Daily full breakfast for 2 persons at Macac Restaurant. Breakfast can be delivered by boat to private balcony for Ocean Villa and Palm Villa (prior reservations required)
* Complimentary scheduled Deluxe speed boat island transfer to/from Jesselton Point Wharf (return)
* Welcome Drink
* Free use of all non-motorized watercraft (kayaks, peddle boats, snorkeling, paddle boards, etc).
* Complimentary entrance to the Marine Ecology Research Center located at Gayana Eco Resort.
* Complimentary Wi-Fi
* Nightly turndown service.

*Surcharge Per Villa Per Night for Holiday Seasons (both dates inclusive):
MYR 180 nett on 1st June 2015 - 31st October 2015 (Peak Season)
MYR 380 nett on 20th Dec 2015 - 30th Dec 2015 (Holiday)
MYR 380 nett on 1st Jan 2016 - 10th Jan 2016 (Holiday)
MYR 480 nett on 8th Feb 2016 - 15th Feb 2016 (Chinese New Year)
MYR 480 nett on 31st Dec 2015 (New Year Eve)
Minimum 2 nights stay required for Holiday Seasons

*Compulsory Holiday Meal Surcharges Per Person :
MYR 179 nett per person (24 Dec - Christmas Lunch)
MYR 279 nett per person (31 Jan, 1st Feb & 2nd Feb - Dinner) One time charge for stays falling on any of the 3 days
MYR 125 nett per child (05-12 years old) for all dates mentioned above
Children below 5 years old free of charge.

* Note :
A small terminal fee will be added.

* Maximum guests per room :
2 adults + 2 children / 3 adults + 1 child / 1 adult + 3 children
For Palm Villa, maximum is 2 Adults ONLY

*Third Adult (included extra rollaway bed, breakfast, return boat transfer) is chargeable at:
MYR 260 nett per night (normal period) | MYR 360 nett per night (Holiday period 20 Dec 2015 - 10 Jan 2016, 8 Feb 2016 - 15 Feb 2016)

Child Policy
First Child 0 - 11 years stays free when sharing the same room with adults without supplement of extra bed and up to a maximum of 1 child only.
Second child will be charged accordingly for extra rollaway bed, which is inclusive of breakfast.

Children's Menu is available and is subject to charges. Children below the age of 5 dine for free.
Complimentary Baby Cot provided upon request - subject to availability
Children are not allowed in villas with plunge pool for safety reason

*Second Child (included extra rollaway bed, breakfast, return boat transfer) is chargeable at:
MYR 170 nett per night (normal period) | MYR 275 nett per night (Holiday period 20 Dec 2015 - 10 Jan 2016, 8 Feb 2016 - 15 Feb 2016)

*Special Offer
PAY 6 STAY 7 OFFER: Stay 6 Nights and get the 7th Night Free! Valid for Rainforest Villa and Palm Villa Only.
Terms & Conditions Applies. Please check with us.

 

OVERVIEW

The largest of these islands is Pulau Gaya upon which the luxurious Gayana Eco Resort is located, just 20 minutes by boat from Kota Kinabalu itself. Pulau Gaya is home to numerous species including Toucan hornbills, monitor lizards, macaque monkeys and countless number of marine life and the Gayana Eco Resort is nestled in the tropical wilderness along the shores of Gaya Island and here, visitors will be caressed by the gentle lapping waters of the South China Sea and have their senses relaxed and rejuvenated by the sounds and mystery of the surrounding rainforest and reef.

Gayana Eco Resort rests serenely at the edges of a lush jungle forest on a coral reef island off the coast of Borneo. 44 over water, tropical villas are architecturally designed to enhance the soothing sounds of the surf below while capturing the enduring vistas of Mt. Kinabalu on the distant horizon. At its heart, the resort is about protecting and re-generating our precious Marine Ecology, and the only such property to feature its own, on-site Marine Ecology Research Center passionately propagating endangered Giant Clams and restoring natural coral reefs; where guests of all ages actively participate in restoring vibrant life back to once damaged ocean floors. Striking the perfect balance of forward thinking ecology and indulgent luxury, Gayana pampers both the body and the enlightened soul.

ADDRESS
Malohom Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

LOCATION
The journey to Gayana Eco Resort will take about 15-20 minutes from Kota Kinabalu International Airport to the Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and 20 minutes by ferry to the island jetty.

Scheduled Boat Transfer
Scheduled Arrival and Departure Deluxe Speed Boat Island Transfers from/to Jesselton Point Wharf is included in the nightly room rate.

Ferry Transfer : From Jesselton Point Wharf to Gayana Eco Resort :
12:30pm, 14:30pm, 16:30pm

From Gayana Eco Resort to Jesselton Point Wharf :
11:00am, 13:00pm, 16:00pm

Note :

  • It is strongly advisable that guests arrive at the Check-In Lounge at Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal at least 15 minutes prior to boat departure.
  • For late arrivals/early departures due to flight purposes only, an out-of-schedule boat transfer can be arranged at no additional cost as long as it is mentioned at time of reservation is made. Proof of documentation of flight details may be requested for verification purposes.
  • Boat schedule may change without prior notice.

Chartered Boat Transfers
Private Deluxe Speed Boat transfers are available to/from Jesselton Point Wharf to Gayana Eco Resort at MYR 150 per way. (subject to changes)

INFORMATION
Check-in time - 14:00hrs Check-out time - 11:00hrs
For a late check out to 18:00 hours, a 50% charge of applicable daily rate applies and is subject to availability on the day. For check out after 18:00 hrs, one full night rate applies.

ROOMS

LAGOON VILLA
A comfortable terrace at the Lagoon Villa offers a breathtaking view of the Gayana Eco Resort, made more spectacular as night approaches when the island's huts and villas are illuminated in unison. Marvel at the soothing sight of a tranquil sea dotted by lush tropical islands, and perhaps even see a glimpse of Sabah's iconic Mount Kinabalu as it looms off in the horizon.

  • Room size 700 square feet / 65SQM
  • Frette linens
  • Mini bar
  • Private balcony
  • Large showers
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary bottled drinking water
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access
  • Complimentary coffee and tea-making facilities
  • 32" LCD television and DVD system
  • In-room safe
  • Available in king or twin bed settings

MANGROVE VILLA
The Mangrove Villa provides a charming view of the island's tropical mangroves, home to several species of unique creatures. The Mangrove Villa makes an ideal dwelling for the more romantic or thoughtful traveller, as the villa's vantage and serene surroundings present the perfect opportunity for restful meditation. Enjoy brief but delightful sightings of island life such as hornbills or sea eagles as you observe the ocean, the island and all its glorious sights and sounds, all from the comfort of your villa's window.

  • Room size 720 square feet / 67SQM
  • Frette linens
  • Mini bar
  • Private balcony with direct access to the water
  • Large showers
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary bottled drinking water
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access
  • Complimentary coffee and tea-making facilities
  • 32" LCD television and DVD system
  • In-room safe
  • Available in king or twin bed settings

RAINFOREST VILLA
The rolling hills and dense tropical jungle of Gayana provide the setting for the spacious 95 square meters Rainforest Villa. Unwind in your large outdoor deck fitted with plush seaside fittings as the cool jungle breeze and the gentle chirping of cicadas lull you to restful slumber after a long day of indulging in water sports, trekking, or any other exciting activities offered by our property. The Rainforest Villa is a truly invigorating option for all lovers of nature.

  • Room size 1022 square feet / 95 square meters
  • Frette linens
  • Mini bar
  • Large showers
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Enlarged balcony with sun beds
  • Complimentary bottled drinking water
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access
  • Complimentary coffee and tea-making facilities
  • 32" LCD television and DVD system
  • In-room safe
  • Available in king or twin bed settings

OCEAN VILLA
A rare sensorial experience awaits guests at the Ocean Villa, which allows an uninhibited view of the sea as it stretches off into blue infinity. Pristine waters and gleaming coral reefs set the tone for your backyard, and a private balcony offers direct access to the water should you be in the mood for a refreshing dip. Savour a tantalising meal when you rise, delivered by our special Breakfast Boat straight to your balcony. A happy habitat for those who feel an affinity for the sea.

  • Room size 806 square feet / 75SQM
  • Frette linens
  • Mini bar (Complimentary beer and soft drinks)
  • Private balcony with direct access to the water
  • Large showers
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary bottled drinking water
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access
  • Complimentary coffee and tea-making facilities
  • 32" LCD television and DVD system
  • In-room safe
  • Available in king or twin bed settings

PALM VILLA
Representing the very pinnacle of Gayana Eco Resort's accommodations, the Palm Villa is a marriage of Bornean simplicity and contemporary opulence. Steps leading into the water create an invitation for a swim, though guests are also free to take a dip in a plunge pool. A sanctuary in the villa features a glass floor that allows you to look directly in the water and expansive interiors give you all the space and furnishings you need to lounge in luxury. The perfect island dwelling for complete rest and relaxation.

  • Room size 1650 square feet / 153SQM
  • Frette linens
  • Mini bar (Complimentary beer and soft drinks)
  • Private balcony with direct access to the water
  • Large double showers
  • Double bath tub
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Outside plunge pool and decking
  • Complimentary bottled drinking water
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access
  • Complimentary coffee and tea-making facilities
  • Espresso machine
  • 32" LCD television and DVD system
  • In-room safe
  • Available in king settings only
  • Butler service

FACILITIES & SERVICES
Have a fun yet tranquil day at Gayana. Kayak through emerald waters. Explore awe-inspiring mangroves. Catch a sight of Hornbills perched on century old trees. Trek through thick jungles bursting with butterflies, birds, cicadas, and endless flora. Dive into ocean treasures or sunbathe afloat its waters as you smile at happy seahorses, and gigantic clams. Whatever you choose, allow us to keep you entertained.

DIVING
As the sound of the waves and birds fade, and the rhythm of consistent breathing puts you in a state of relaxation, be awed by the warm waters down under. Watch and feel schools of exotic fish envelope you as you swim entranced by their grace and beauty. Home to sea turtles, clown fish, marbled stingray, giant groupers, coral fish, bamboo sharks, titan Triggerfish, and barracudas, it is no wonder that the reefs of Borneo continually attracts divers from all continents. Unlike most resorts, no license is required for diving at Gayana. This is because specially trained PADI certified instructors would be there to guide you every step of the way. All new divers would be first taken to the swimming pool where they would undergo a comprehensive briefing and training for their safety. Gayana is the ultimate diving destination as its exclusivity characterizes every part of its service. With that, all guests can be ensured to almost instant availability of guides and instructors for their chosen activity. As most of the island is closed to the public, guests expect to have an uncluttered, un-crowded haven of leisure.

KAYAKING
Sheltered from disruptive swells, Gayana's sea top offers a gentle kayaking experience packed with loads of adventure. An expert will be glad to show you the way, or become a mock-member of the hit show "Survivor" as you explore the tropical bays around you. After a satisfying escapade at the sea, rest at shore while we set up a scrumptious picnic for you at your chosen bay. Paddle your way to the nearby mangroves and be transported to a timeless journey. As the sounds around you slowly mute, allow yourself to drift into a meandering path into the shaded mangroves. Hear the lap of waves soothe away, as Hornbills and jungle friends welcome you to their private lodging.

JUNGLE TREKKING
Trek through our very own tropical rainforest boasting 40% of Malaysia's flora and fauna. Situated just next to our poolside restaurant, trekkers would enjoy a splendid two hour trail into the island's hidden treasures. Along the way, allow our experienced local guide to point out our jungle's hidden secrets. As you pass through green wood paths, watch little butterflies flutter in a dance as you make your way to our look out point. From there, a breathtaking view of the islands and endless sea will hold you captivated, as you sip on refreshing bottles of water with compliments. Impromptu trekking is of no worry. Allow us to provide you with your every need.

OTHER ACTIVITIES
Guests who crave a variety of Eco -friendly activities are invited to other availabilities such as island hoping, canoeing, and day trips to the city. Guests can also explore other facets of Sabah through a variety of other activities including (but certainly not limited to) : Kayaking, Snorkeling, Jungle Trekking, Underwater Fish Feeding, Fishing (Catch and release), Sunset Cruises, Coral Planting, HornBill Beach excursion, Golf, Fish Market, Gaya Street Market, Shopping, At Gayana, we strive to fulfill your every request.

LUXURY SPA
Step into The Solace Spa - a serine oasis of calm, with dedicated Spa Suites, with their own showers and whirlpools. Borneo... the land below the wind... a new-found paradise rich in cultural heritage and nature’s harvest. Here at the spa, we gather abundant offerings from Mother Nature and perfected into a transcendent journey of the senses... virtually a day of pampering and indulgence. From the variety of fruits laden with vitamins and anti-aging active ingredients, the richness of marine-based minerals to the pure pearl powder to render a youthful glow... all interspersed to rejuvenate the body and calm the mind ...

FOOD & BEVERAGE

THE ALU ALU SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
The Alu Alu Restaurant offers diners a magnificient view of Malohom Bay and the marine life in the waters surrounding the resort. Here, guests will enjoy a sumptuous meal of some of the freshest and most mouth-watering seafood in Sabah. The Alu Alu is also available for groups and corporate bookings.

MACAC RESTAURANT
Western Fusion at Macac with a Malaysian Twist, our Poolside Restaurant with its towering wood fired Pizza Oven. Serves Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

LATITUDE LOUNGE
Latitude Bar hosts Managers Cocktail reception with traditional music on Friday evenings.

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