Nestled in the island sanctuary of Polish Bay on Malaysia’s Gaya Island, Bungaraya offers the exclusivity and luxury that every holidaymaker deserves. Surrounded by pristine tropical rainforest and overlooking the sparkling crystal-clear water of the South China Sea, this award-winning resort will keep your heart skipping. Offering the best tropical holiday experience in Borneo, Bungaraya’s 48 private villas each bear the names of the many species of Malaysia’s national flower, the hibiscus. Built using local woods and other natural materials that are locally sourced, the villas all display tasteful architectural design that represents Borneo’s depth of cultural heritage. Each villa overlooks the South China Sea and the rainforest, and is equipped with modern luxury.
- Business Plan
Gift on arrival (conditions apply)
Whether its in the water, on land or through the sky, there’s plenty to keep the whole family busy at Bungaraya Island Resort. Explore the island on a kayak, paddle board, or get inspired to sail around the world beginning with a sailing lesson! Otherwise, explore the enticing underwater world with your scuba tanks and enjoy a greater appreciation of the marine world in vivid techicolour. Not a certified scuba diver? Get certified with the PADI Certified Dive Centre at the Gayana Marine Resort, our sister property.
Those more comfortable on dry land can explore the wondrous dipterocarp Bornean rainforest, starting with a trek on the various trails surrounding Bungaraya Eco Resort. You can even trek all the way to Gayana Marine Resort on one! Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest on the elevated canopy walkway, and if you’re feeling daring, rush through the forest, high in the air on a zip line.
Nature lovers can learn more about the importance of preserving the marine ecosystem with a visit to Gayana Marine Resort, Bungaraya’s sister property, which hosts the Marine Ecology Research Centre. Learn about how you can make a difference, and take part in the coral replanting project to show your support.
Flying squirrel zipline
Jungle canopy walk
Fun for all
Water sport activities
Echo Wellness Spa
Offering the best tropical holiday experience in Borneo, Bungaraya’s 48 private villas each bear the names of the many species of hibiscus flowers. Built using local woods and other locally sourced natural materials, the villas all display tasteful architectural design that represents Borneo’s depth of cultural heritage. Overlooking the South China Sea and the verdant rainforest, each villa is equipped with modern luxury to meet guests’ discerning tastes.
Two-bedroom Deluxe Suite
Max occupancy: 5
Perfect for family vacationers or groups of friends, this 177-square-metre conjoining bedroom suite offers a king-sized and twin-sized bed, each with a large balcony overlooking the ocean. Enveloped by the rainforest, this luxury suite seeks to keep you cool and inspired by the enchanting natural surrounding.
Three-bedroom Deluxe Suite
Max occupancy: 7
Perched in an exclusive location on the highest point of the island, this double-storey hilltop suite is made for families and groups who want nothing less than the best island holiday experience. With a sprawling 229-square-metre area, this suite offers an enchanting ocean view, with a master bedroom that’s equipped with a private whirlpool bath. This suite also has two additional rooms on the ground floor, with a wraparound deck and a private plunge pool. Perfect for an intimate party!
Max occupancy: 3
Designed for small families or an intimate group of friends, our 108-square-metre Deluxe Villa comprises an adjoining living room that accommodates an extra bed upon request. This villa also offers an enchanting view of the sea and the lush rainforest.
Complimentary safety deposit box
Tea and coffee facilities
Titillate your taste buds with the ambrosia of Borneo! Savour the best of Borneo and beyond at exclusive F&B outlets, or enjoy your meal in the privacy and comfort of your very own villa. Whether it’s Asian, Western or local ethnic Sabahan cuisines, you can be sure to sample the best of cuisines at Bungaraya Island Resort. Cooking classes with specialty chefs are also available (with prior request).
- Pantai Restaurant & Bar