Known for wonderfully luxurious eco-escapes, YTL properties assist the harried in calming and reconnecting with nature. Gaya Island Resort offers a host of options for forgetting the concrete jungle and relearning how to just breathe. Here are The Yum Lists:
Favourite Nature Inspired Things to Do at Gaya Island Resort
Led by Gaya Island Resort’s in house marine biologist, you’re assured of accurate information and a prime experience. Explore the hidden wonders of the underwater world and appreciate the need to protect our precious aquatic environment.
Talk a Walk on the Wild Side
|Guided Nature Walk|
Follow resident naturalist, Justin Juhun, on a guided expedition through the jungle. Learn about native flora and fauna to the island and breathe in the glory of nature. Justin’s passion is contagious and participants can’t help but be enamoured by his child-like curiosity and wonder. The botanic reserve is rich in native plants and wildlife. Shy proboscis monkeys, though rarely seen, even make their home in this national park.
|Guided Nature Walk|
Bask in the Sun’s Fading Rays on a Sunset Cruise
|YTL's 64 Foot Yacht|
Drift around the majestic oceanic landscape at dusk on Gaya Island’s 64 foot private yacht, Lumba Lumba. Revel in cool sea breezes while sipping on house wine or chilled beer. Contemplate the magnificence of nature as the golden sun flames the sky in its daily farewell before making its final dip below the horizon.
|Sunset Cruise Gaya Island Resort|
Mix Your Own Aromatherapy Oil
|Tools for Mixing Your Own Aromatherapy Oils|
The wholesome setting of Gaya Island Resort’s Spa Village is the ideal classroom for mixing scents. Learn the potential benefits of essential oils as the scent craftsperson chaperones students through the basics of oil mixology. Identify purpose and personal aroma preferences before custom making your very own blend.
Embark on a Gourmet Picnic at Tavajun Bay
A few minutes boat ride from the main jetty sets you alight aside the emerald green waters of Tavajun Bay. Gaya Island Resort’s private beach is accessible by boat, or a 40 minute trek through the jungle. Most take the sea route. Allow your private butler to set up some blankets on the sand and unpack your picnic basket of goodies you’ve preordered. Opt for a chilled bottle of white wine to complete the experience.
|Gourmet Picnic on the Beach|
Amaze and wonder at the heavens with thoughtfully placed telescopes around the resort.
View Sunrise Over Mount Kinabalu
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