Gaya Island Accommodation
Only resorts are available on Gaya Island as there are no other accommodations like hotels or homestays. Gaya Island is the biggest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, nearest to downtown Kota Kinabalu (KK) and is covered with a thick virgin, tropical timberland. It has been a forest reserve since 1923.
The island has 20km of hiking trails and two 5 star resorts named Gayana Eco Resort, home to the Marine Ecology Research Center, and Bunga Raya Island Resort on the north-east piece of the island.
Here's a list of accommodation near Gaya Island or visit LetsGoHoliday.my for more info.
Zoku Lifestyle Hostel is located in the town of Kota Kinabalu or just 10 - 15 minutes drive from the airport. Their location is very close to the Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal which leads to Gaya Island.
Location: 34, Level 2, Blok F, KK Times Square, Off Coastal Highway, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. (Google maps)
Rate: From RM 40/night
No. of pax: 8
Refarer Hostel offers well-equipped stylish and comfortable rooms and communal areas. Exclusive global travel experience inspires us to promote "Flashpacking", the newest travel method to provide diving and enthusiasts with a more affordable price. Perfect accommodation and travel support services.
Strategic location, 5 minutes drive to Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal.
Location: Lot 1, Lorong Berjaya 2, Bandaran Berjaya, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (Google maps)
Rate: From RM 40/night
No. of pax: 2
Mark Marina Condominium is situated at the middle of Kota Kinabalu City. Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal is within 9 minutes drive. They offer tour services to islands and attractions for a minimal charge.
However, do note that this homestay is for Muslim only.
Location: Mark Marina Condo, Lorong Api-Api 2, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (Google maps)
Rate: From RM 250/night
No. of pax: 10
Situated at the centre of Kota Kinabalu City, the journey to Gaya Island takes only 20 minutes by car and ferry from Jesselton Point. Equipped with basic amenities and facilities, this homestay is suitable for family gathering and events.
Location: C8-02 Block C, Marina Court, Lebuhraya Pantai Baru, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (Google maps)
Rate: From RM 230/night
No. of pax: 13
Did you know?
Gaya Island is famous for an unbelievable shoreline at Police Bay. Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal in downtown Kota Kinabalu is the ferry terminal for those heading to the island.