Gaya Island Borneo: luxury beach break

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Duration (in days): 4

From: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

To: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia



Exc. International flights (per person, based on 2 sharing) 
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Relax in luxury on this beach break to Gaya Island, Borneo just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu. You’ll enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of Gaya Island Resort - chill on the white beaches and snorkel through the turquoise waters looking out for trumpet fish and blue spotted rays. Each evening you can watch the sun set into the sea with a sundowner in hand – the best way to experience the tranquility of Gaya Island.

This itinerary can be tailored to suit your requirements please contact one of our consultants to start planning your dream trip.


    • Relax in luxury at Gaya Island Resort
    • Snorkel in the turquoise waters of the marine park
    • Enjoy a BBQ lunch on the beaches of Manukan Island


    Day 1: Arrive Kota Kinabalu

    On arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to Jessleton Point Jetty where you will catch a boat to your hotel on Gaya Island, checking in for three nights.

    Days 2 & 3: Gaya Island

    You’ll have two days of relaxing on the pretty beaches of Gaya Island; swimming, snorkelling or enjoying water sports from the hotel. We’ve included a snorkel tour to the Marine Park – you’ll take a speedboat over to Manukan Island where you can snorkel amongst the hard-coral gardens looking out for spiny sea urchins and colourful clouds of butterflyfish in the turquoise water.

    Day 4: Depart Kota Kinabalu

    Today is your last day on Gaya Island – take one last swim before being transferred by boat back to the mainland and then on to the airport where you will catch your onwards flight.


    Borneo is wet between November and February but the temperatures remain pretty constant year round. From May to September the days are generally dry and warm but rain still isn’t unheard of – this is a tropical island after all!

    This itinerary is purely a suggestion, and can be tailor-made to your requirements, so please contact us with your dates and requests and we’ll put together a bespoke quotation for you

    What's included: 

    • Accommodation
    • Transfers
    • 3 x breakfasts
    • Snorkel tour with lunch

    Not included: 

    • Anything not mentioned above


    3 nights in Gaya Island Resort


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