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Gaya Island Resort to Open in Borneo July 2012

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YTL Hotels remains true to its philosophy of crafting inspired experiences, is set to open its highly anticipated development, Gaya Island Resort in Borneo on the 1st July 2012.

Gaya-Island-ResortThis world class resort will be added to the stellar collection of luxury resorts across Asia and Europe, strengthening YTL Hotels' reputation as Malaysia's premier hospitality group.

Located just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu and set on the shores of Pulau Gaya, the largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, Gaya Island Resort offers the perfect launching pad to discover Borneo and all that it has to offer; idyllic golden sand beaches, diving sites of spectacular underwater havens and untouched tropical rainforests, offering a home to many rare species, including the orangutan, the proboscis monkey and the pygmy elephant.

Gaya Island Resort will incorporate elements of Sabahan architecture and contemporary design complete with modern amenities and WiFi capabilities. It will comprise 121 spacious stand-alone hill and sea-front villas offering spectacular views of the majestic Mount Kinabalu. The resort is easily accessible from Kota Kinabalu International Airport and is a short 30 minute combined car and speedboat ride from the airport.

There will be a vast array of activities to satisfy each adventure, nature and water enthusiast while experiencing Sabah's colourful culture. Activities available include canoeing, paddle surfing and jogging while creative guests can immerse themselves in intriguing activities such as weaving and beading classes, Rungus Tribe Storytelling and Borneo Cooking Class.

Guests can also rejuvenate with a traditionally Borneo spa treatment, amidst the tranquillity of the ancient rainforest or meditate to the soothing sounds of the gentle lapping waves. Enjoy land and marine explorations such as scuba diving adventures, PADI open water course, island hopping, chartered snorkelling excursions with the Marine Biologist or a jungle safari with the Resident Naturalist and Mount Kinabalu expeditions.

For those who prefer a more indulgent holistic experience, YTL Hotels' award-winning Spa Village will offer treatments, therapies and healing practices specific to Borneo culture and will be uniquely designed within a mangrove setting offering six treatment rooms with outdoor decks and a yoga retreat space.

The luxury resort will offer a selection of dining options plus a Pool Bar Lounge and a 50-metre infinity swimming pool which will provide the ideal place to relax while taking in the picturesque views of Mount Kinabalu from a unique upper deck. Escape to Tavajun Bay, a private enclave where guests will be able to luxuriate in the pristine aquamarine waters surrounded by the lush tropical rainforest.

Gaya Island Resort - the new luxury resort destination where the journey of self-discovery of personalised authentic Borneo experiences awaits all.
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