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Bungaraya Island Resort

Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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STUNNING SANDY BEACH AND THRIVING CORAL REEF FOR SECLUDED TROPICAL LUXURY

Created by local craftsmen on the gently sloping hillside, the timbered villas at Bungaraya Island Resort overlook a coral-reef island teeming with aquatic life. This boutique resort reveals the true unspoiled natural beauty of Malaysia, but keeps luxury at its heart. Indulge in the warm waters of a private bay, pamper yourself with treatments at the indigenous spa, and experience decadent waterfront dining after a day of exploring your island hideaway.

  • Scuba dive or snorkel to unearth the secrets of the coral reef
  • Retreat to a spacious villa with a private balcony and a plunge pool
  • Indulge in luxurious treatments using indigenous plants at The Echo Wellness Spa
  • Explore the jungle from above with an exhilarating zip line through the rainforest
  • Dine along the South China Sea in the hotel’s private and romantic beachside pavilion

Bungaraya Island Resort is a place for special moments, unexpected experiences, and memories of a lifetime. For the ultimate romantic evening, book the beachside pavilion for an intimate dinner under the stars. Arrange a private sunset cruise, follow the trails into the heart of the Malaysian jungle, or just relax to the sound of the lapping waves.

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Bungaraya Island Resort has 48 wooden villas handcrafted by local tradesmen. From the outside, they reflect the traditional simplicity of Borneo architecture, but step inside to sophisticated modern comforts. Timber-lined rooms extend into open-air living spaces, crisp white linens dress the beds, spacious baths have walk-in showers, and private balconies offer endless views of the verdant forest meeting the white sands of the South China Sea.

Life at Bungaraya Island Resort is focused on relaxation and solitude. Dine in the exquisite restaurants or take your meals in your secluded villa, selecting from the full 24-hour room service menu. When you want to explore, attentive staff members are on hand to arrange once-in-a-lifetime sea adventures and trips into the rainforest.

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Bungaraya Island Resort Dining

Dining

Dine your own way at Bungaraya Island Resort. Dress for dinner and head to the two excellent restaurants serving local specialties and the freshest seafood, enjoy fine dining in the comfort of your own villa 24 hours a day, or for a special celebration, the staff will arrange private seafront service.

The Longhouse – Dine throughout the day at this laid-back alfresco restaurant with panoramic views. Eggs any way you like them at breakfast, long, lazy lunches, and dinners of wagyu beef, kerabu chicken, or surf and turf.

Pantai Restaurant & Bar – At the water’s edge, you will find the freshest local catches, succulent meat skewers, and delicious salads at Pantai. Expert chefs prepare your dish to perfection as you relax listening to the sound of the waves.

Pavilion – Create an evening to remember at this idyllic spot with a romantic dinner in the hotel’s beachside Pavilion.

The Koi Wine Cave – Embrace your inner sommelier at the underground cellar of over 2,500 bottles of exceptional wine. This spacious cave can hold private dinners and special functions for up to 20 guests.

Room service – Whether you want to put your feet up after an exciting day trekking in the jungle or you would like an informal evening at home, order from either of the hotel restaurants and dine in the comfort of your own villa. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Bungaraya Island Resort Activities

Activities

Come here to relax or explore and Bungaraya Island Resort will exceed expectations. Kayaks and paddleboards are available, and there is a well-equipped gym and a beachside infinity pool. The spa is a serene oasis offering indigenous and Western treatments using luxurious Kerstin Florian products.

Hiking and jungle trails lead straight from the resort. Get a hit of adrenaline on an exhilarating zip line through the forest. If a slower pace appeals, charter a boat or relax on a sunset cruise.

Location

Bungaraya Island Resort

Bungaraya Island Resort Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu

Bungaraya Island Resort sits on a peaceful coral reef on Gaya Island in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. The hotel is right on the edge of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park on a tranquil crescent bay framed by white sand on one side and the lush jungle on the other.

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Kota Kinabalu International Airport is 5.6 mi / 9 km away from Jesselton Point, followed by a 15-minute speedboat ride.

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