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Bunga Raya Island Resort

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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 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.
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stayed for three nights. off season means sea is a bit rough but still good for a paddle off season means quiet bliss and personal time at the pool .off season means personalise time with the wonderful staff . these gorgeous rooms never change thank you team for a 2nd honeymoon
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Nice gem in a private island. Stayed in the plunge pool villa with sea view. Love my room - huge room and toilet with bathtub. Had a good relax and chill during my stay. Had a good time of my private time plunging in the pool privately. Saw few wild boar loitering around the
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We did a day trip from our hotel in KK. Absolutely recommended. A piece of paradise. The inclusive lunch was superb. The beach water really warm. The snorkeling was so so. Bit pricy but money well spent.
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From check-in at Jesselton Point, one feels immediately well looked after and that Customer Service is to prevail strongly in the hands of the Bunga Raya staff. The excitement only builds as the shuttle service first drops people off at the Gayana Marine Resort, enhancing the
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I stayed here some years ago with my younger daughters, this was well before my Trip Advisor interest. Now on a current business/pleasure trip through Kota Kinabalu it rekindled my interest and I am pleased to read all the positive the reviews. Nice safe scuba diving around
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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 evenings. We look forward welcoming you to Bungaraya Island Resort.
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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 unattended. I would perhaps ask the hotel for a bungalow which isn’t so high off the ground or see if they have adjoining rooms anywhere?
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Dear Robert & Viktoria, Thank you for your interest in Bungaraya Island Resort. we are delighted that you are looking at us as a possible option for your upcoming holiday. To answer your questions: Smoking is only allowed in open public areas. You are not allowed to smoke in your villa, however you can smoke on your balcony. We are currently building a new beach restaurant and bar/lounge. this will be completed prior to Christmas 2017. All our villas have also been upgraded with new soft furnishings. If you need any further reassurances please don't hesitate in contacting us. thank you Tomas
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See for more info the Bunga R website, they provide the prizes. The resort has a boot shedule to go back to KK. Sometimes free of charge smotimes you'll have to pay! Certainly go for a trip on the mainland, see the borneoadventures website. Cheers!
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"Ask for a room with a sea view. All villas are secluded and private."
"There are rooms next to the restaurant which are not private so try to avoid. Beware of the steep hills if you have mobility issues."
"Book the rooms with a plunge pool and direct access to the beach"
"Room 35-40 are nearer to concierge, restaurant, infinity pool and gym."
"Plunge pool villa well worth the extra money"
US$245 - US$604 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
bunga raya island hotel kota kinabalubunga raya island resort and spa
MalaysiaSabahWest Coast DivisionKota Kinabalu DistrictPulau Gaya
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