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Bunga Raya Island Resort

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Polish Bay, Pulau Gaya 88778 Malaysia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic stay at the lovely Bunga Raya Island Resort on Gaya Island, just off Kota Kinabalu. Luxury accommodation and they really know how to look after their guests. The individual apartments are built on stilts in the middle of the jungle so lots of privacy,...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent five days here after a busy two weeks travelling and Wow! From the moment you arrive on the jetty, you are taken care off! Nothing is to much trouble! Fabulous room with views over the bay (23)! Beach is white sand and deserted! Lovely...More

Thank Martin13Wokingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The resort, it’s beach and the surrounding rainforest is beautiful and very well located. Especially the quiet beach with very fine white sand and an unspoilt view of the ocean is a highlight. We stayed in a beach villa with private pool for €500/ night...More

2  Thank Bjoern K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 5 nights at Bunga Raya resort and enjoyed almost all aspects of our stay. The food was excellent and not too pricey (we expected it to be even more expensive, given its location and you've got no alternative place to go to eat)....More

Thank Greg-n-Lee
Response from Benny E, Front Office Manager at Bunga Raya Island ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Greg-n-Lee, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. We are pleased to know that you had truly enjoyed your stay with us. Our team members are our greatest assets and we are glad to know they made a pleasant impression during your visit....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a lovely setting and if you enjoy relaxing and not doing very much else, this is perfect. We visited at the end of a busy 10 days travelling around Kuala Lumpar and Borneo, and it was lovely for a few days but became a...More

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Description
As sensual and exotic as the hibiscus flower that bears its name, Bunga Raya Island Resort is a luxurious jewel set on a coral reef island just off the coast of Borneo. A secluded island hideaway of 47 More timbered villas, the resort is framed by white sand beach and virgin jungle. Hillside villas reflect the simplicity of the Borneo architectural style. A hilltop spa blends the finest Traditional Asian and Western treatments using restorative powers of indigenous plants and oils. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
48
Price range
US$280 - US$565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bunga Raya Island Resort And Spa
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Bunga Raya Island Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Pulau Gaya
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
48
Price range
US$280 - US$565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bunga Raya Island Resort And Spa
,
Bunga Raya Island Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Location
Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Pulau Gaya
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Traveller (697)
Room & Suite (230)
Pool & Beach (205)
Dining (110)
Amenities (123)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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MrsToad
3 April 2018|
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Response from TomasAndersen | Property representative |
Good evening Mrs Toad, Bungaraya is a relaxed resort we do not impose a dress code in our restaurants,except for no swimming wear during dinner. However, for your comfort we recommend you wear light airy clothing for balmy... More
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Blettuce
11 January 2018|
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Response from Jamsimsafc | Reviewed this property |
Security wise I think you’ll be fine. The only concern I would clarify with the hotel would be that many of the bungalows are up in the trees so the balcony’s are high up. This could be a little dangerous for little ones if... More
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robert f
Good Morning We are planning a trip to one of the Rain Forest areas where we would like to do forest walking and beach swimming This hotel is obviously a very good one but we are extremely worried about the constant reports of rubbish on the beach Please advise if this is only washed in at night or does it happen throughout the day also? A business colleague has advised that there is an enormous Shanty Town on stilts nearby and that each hut has holes in the floor where they throw all their rubbish, household waste and one hole in the floor, is even a toilet! He says that absolutely everything is thrown or dropped down the holes into the waters beneath He has advised that the tides can carry the waste in any direction, towards any of the beautiful nearby islands and that unfortunately, this island is very close to the Shanty and thus suffers all the time Please advise if this information is correct
15 October 2017|
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Response from TomasAndersen | Property representative |
Dear Robert F Thank you so much for your very valid question. Unfortunately we do have issues with rubbish floating around the sea some will be from the villages but the majority will be from the rivers leading into the... More
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Room Tips
"Ask for a room with a sea view. All villas are secluded and private."
jccoffey
4 weeks ago
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"There are rooms next to the restaurant which are not private so try to avoid. Beware of the steep hills if..."
Mr-Graham-Jones
31 Aug 2018
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"Book the rooms with a plunge pool and direct access to the beach"
bluetongueelephants
24 Jul 2018
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"Room 35-40 are nearer to concierge, restaurant, infinity pool and gym."
Kenw88
24 Apr 2018
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