Gaya Island Resort & Accomodation
Gaya Island Resort
Tucked among protected mangroves, sheltered reef as well as curled around the excellent sandy shore of Malohom Bay relaxes Gaya Island Resort. Set on an Gaya island within the secured Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, uncovers a sanctuary nestled on the hill of an old rain forest with a sensational synopsis of Mount Kinabalu at hand. With its younger vibe and sun-dappled minutes, this beachfront resort blends sympathetically with the natural surroundings including a collection of hillside suites with views that range from mangrove forests and the bordering canopy to the summary of Mount Kinabalu. Vacation home interiors are contemporary and also classy, eco-luxury yet respectful of Sabahan components.
Explorations, genuine sees for yourself and a feeling of affection with the natural world all dominate throughout the continent and seascape of this resort offering visitors and families a getaway that is distinctively Borneo. The hotel is devoted to ecologically-sustainable methods to reduce its carbon impact within the setting. For that reason, it is a walking resort with very little motorised vehicles used for operational functions. Gaya Island is established within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, a team of 5 islands located in Kota Kinabalu, each with fringing reef. Nestled on Tavajun Bay, Gaya Island Resort Marine Centre comes either by a 5-minute watercraft ride from Gaya Island Resort’s jetty or through the 45-minute Tavajun Trek.
Because its launch in October 2013, the marine center has actually rescued, dealt with and cared for several endangered environment-friendly sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) and also one critically-endangered Hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata). To date, the centre has released 4 turtles – Bobby, Ninja, Carmen as well as Nick Jr. all which have actually undertaken rehabilitation and also research study. The marine center is likewise the home of four reef present storage tanks for instructional functions as well as producing reefs fragments that will be returned to the sea. Outside the turtle rescue centre is a 14,000-litre recovery container, which supplies a risk-free and also stable environment for ill or hurt sea turtles to have the most effective chance for survival. This healing storage tank likewise houses a reefs nursery that sets up an artificial environment to tank farming coral reefs pieces that will be returned to the sea in order to help invigorate and boost the all-natural reefs.
Gaya Island Accommodation
Committed to leading the area in aquatic conservation, the Gaya Island Accomodation Marine Centre supports 3 conservation columns– Turtle Rescue, Coral Reef Repair as well as Conservation through Education. The aquatic centre’s programs were conceptualised and also are being carried out by Scott Mayback, the resort’s Local Marine Biologist.
Turtle Rescue. This programme sees to the rescue, rehabilitation and also launch of sea turtles that the resort gets from the Sabah Wildlife Division and also various other conservation agencies. Running a Turtle Hotline at +60 13 899 9509, the marine center is notified whenever there are hurt or unwell sea turtles in need and offer them with a risk-free environment where to recuperate and also be gotten rid of with the assistance of Dr. Nicholas Pilcher, Owner as well as Executive Supervisor of the Marine Research study Foundation, a charitable organisation based in Kota Kinabalu. Dr. Pilcher played an important function in the development of the aquatic centre and the recovery as well as the launch of Gaya Island Accomodation very first saved a sea turtle, “Bobby”.
Gaya Island Resort Kota Kinabalu
Conservation through Education, this programme by the Gaya Island Resort Kota Kinabalu intends to lead by example; by not marketing threatened species like sharks and also hump head wrasse, however by choosing products that have very little impact on the setting, and also by giving interesting education opportunities for guests and personnel to advance their appreciation of conservation. Gaya Island Resort Kota Kinabalu has regular preservation talks, a Marine Biologist for a Day Programme as well as it urges guests to come to be associated with future exterior outreach programs as volunteers or sponsors. The marine center likewise provides outreach to the neighborhood fishing communities by training the anglers in operation less unsafe fishing techniques, enlightening on the advantages of conservation and applying a reusing programme to minimize drifting particles.
In a combined effort between Coral reef Examine Malaysia and also YTL Hotels, the hotel additionally does a school outreach programme with the neighborhood elementary school. Utilizing a combination of audio-visual materials, innovative tasks and also fresh pastries from the resort, this programme seeks to engage the youngsters while at the same time informing them on reusing and the demand for conservation.
Pulau Gaya Hotel
Bunga Raya Island Resort
Well-spaced villas flaunting mod cons from satellite Televisions, safety-deposit boxes, iPod anchors as well as Bose sound systems, are spread around Bunga Raya Island Resort The Plunge Pool has its own deep body of water that overlooks the coastline, while the enchanting Treehouse, reached by a private walkway, perches over a jacuzzi, lounge and also its very own natural jungle pool. Operated by the proprietors of Gayana Eco Resort.
Gayana Eco Resort
Found off the coast of Borneo, Pulau Gaya Hotel – Gayana Eco Resort withs an outside pool as well as 2 dining alternatives. Showcasing a health facility, it offers overwater suites with a flat-screen TELEVISION and cost-free Wi-Fi. Positioned at the edge of a jungle-woodland on Gaya Island, Gayana Eco Resort provides cost-free ferryboat trips from the Kota Kinabalu Ferryboat Terminal. It is a 20-minute drive from downtown Kota Kinabalu. Each spacious villa comes geared up with a/c, a DVD gamer, and minibar. Tea/coffee making centers and complimentary bottled water are supplied. Massages, facial as well as body therapies are offered at the Solace Health club, which showcases Med Spa Suites and also whirlpools. Some of the Gaya Island Activities for visitors include Gaya Island diving, kayaking or forest trekking throughout their remain at the hotel. Dining options consist of a Chinese seafood restaurant and Macac Dining establishment, which serves Western combination meals as well as pizzas. To reach Gayana Eco Hotel, guests are required to head to Jesselton Factor Ferry Terminal, where the hotel’s check-in lounge lies.
Reef Repair. The aquatic center’s coral baby room offers an on-land opportunity for guests to come to be involved with reef conservation. It likewise gives a controlled setting for fresh grown corals to recover. This initiative is performed in collaboration with Reef Inspect Malaysia, a non-profit organization. Activities consist of the collection of damaged or non-viable coral fragments, their attachment to reefs blocks or synthetic coral reef structures, positioning in the baby room for observation as well as their return to the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park to rehabilitate damaged areas.