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Gayana Marine Resort Sabah Re-Opens With Staycation Offer

To mark its re-opening after the lifting of Malaysia’s Restricted Movement Control Order, eco-luxury property Gayana Marine Resort on Pulau Gaya in Sabah is offering attractive Staycation packages for the weekends from now until the end of October.

From RM550 nett per family of four until 31 October 2020 with upgrade for healthcare workers

A picturesque destination shrouded in serenity and privacy, Gayana Marine Resort comprises

45 overwater tropical villas boasting vistas of the aquamarine sea, mangrove forest or tropical jungle.

Each villa is designed to take in the lulling sounds of the surf beneath the villa.

At the heart of the resort is the protection and regeneration of the island’s precious marine

environment – the on-site Marine Ecology Research Centre - which propagates endangered

giant clams and coral reefs. Guests are encouraged to visit the Centre and learn about its marine conservation programs.

Covid-19 safety measures set in place include individual life vests and masks, temperature

scanning, wide availability of hand sanitizers, social distancing protocols, resort app in place of printed room collaterals and blackboard menus instead of hard copies.

Guests are also given personal aluminium water canisters to refill at water points. All villas will be completely sanitized after each check-out for three days in addition to frequent sanitization of all facilities and areas.

Gayana Marine Resort Staycation details:

Period: Friday to Sunday only until 31 October 2020

Rates: Rainforest Villa – RM 550nett per room night /Ocean Villa – RM 850 nett per room night. 

Includes : 
• Daily breakfast
• Return scheduled boat transfer (check-in at 12pm and check-out at 11am)
• Maximum 2 adults and 2 children (age 0 – 7 years old)
• 20% discount off food only

As a gesture of tribute, any healthcare workers booking for the Rainforest Villa will be upgraded to the Ocean Villa subject to availability.

For bookings, call +60 088-380 390 or email


About Gayana Marine Resort

Acquired in 2006, Gayana Marine Resort and its sister property, Bunga Raya Island Resort &

Spa is located on Pulau Gaya, the largest of the five islands in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.

The resort is accessible by a 20-minute boat ride from Jesselton Point Pier in Kota

Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah in East Malaysia. Together with its newest sister resort, the

Borneo Eagle Resort, on Pulau Tiga, they form the hospitality arm of Echo Resorts.

Gayana Marine Resort has 45 villas over water, three food & beverage outlets, a function room, an infinity swimming pool, spa and a vast range of recreational pursuits. Attached to the Resort is the Marine Ecological Research Centre dedicated to marine research and conservation efforts in programmes such as the giant clam propagation, coral reef restoration, education, protection and treatment of marine species.



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