A Private Island Resort

Set on a private island paradise, Gem Island Resort & Spa offers beach getaways with waterfront villas, peaceful white sands and luxurious spa treatments. It features water sports facilities and concierge services.

Opening out to a private balcony, the spacious air-conditioned units feature wooden flooring and stunning views of the sea or surrounding greenery. They have a cable TV, a tea/coffee maker and private bathroom.

Guests can opt for a body oil massage at the spa or lounge by the pool. The tour desk can arrange numerous water sports, diving and caving trips.

Located by the coastline, the restaurant serves Asian and Western meals with a selection of fine wines. Room service is available.

Resort Gem Island is a 15-minute boat ride from Marang Jetty. From the jetty, it is a 30-minute drive from the Kuala Terengganu Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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An Exclusive Experience For You

Lover's Paradise

Thinking of a romantic getaway for two? Why not an island to yourselves! An experience like no other, look no further if you’re looking for something truly unique for your other half.

Solo Adventure

Do you long for true relaxation, enjoyment and tranquility while experiencing the most gorgeous chain of lush tropical islands surrounded by crystal clear aquamarine water under a perfect sky? Look no further!

Private Group Getaway

Hang out with your close group of friends with activities that are made to make everlasting memories! It’s going to be just you, your friends and our friendly staff in an island just for your enjoyment.

Uniquely Tailored Experience

Do you desire to have every detail organized and prepared, then afterwards be whisked away on a private jet to a suite at your favorite vacation spot, served delectable, exquisite cuisine, have your expectations exceeded by own butler? This is it.

What we offer

Secluded and private, perfect for relaxation

Frequently Answered Questions

Q : How can I get to Gem Island Resort ?
A : You may take a flight to Kuala Terengganu (TGG) or self drive (approximately 4.5 hours) to MARANG Jetty (south of Kuala Terengganu).
Q : How long is the drive from Kuala Terengganu airport to MARANG Jetty ?
A : The journey takes approximately 30 to 40 minutes, depending on traffic flow
Q : Does the resort provide airport transfer ?
A : We can assist to arrange for airport transfer by cab or van depending on number of pax and is chargeable at RM90 per cab (max 3 pax) and RM190 per van (max 9 pax)
Q : Which jetty should I board the speed boat to the resort ?
A : The jetty to Gem Island Resort is MARANG Jetty (Caution : There is another jetty called Merang Jetty which is north of Kuala Terengganu – this is NOT the jetty)
Q : Where do I park my car if I decide to drive ?
A : You may park your car at the allotted parking bays at the Jetty and the rate is RM7 per night. Please make sure all your cars are locked.
Q : What is the maximum capacity (sleeping arrangement) for each villa ?
A : Maximum 3 adults (3rd adult is chargeable) or 2 adults and 2 children (3 to 11 years old). Children in accompanying villa are chargeable
Q : What are the boat schedules available ?
A : There are 4 schedules daily.
From Marang Jetty to Gem Island – 9.00 am, 11.00 am, 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm
From Gem Island to Marang Jetty – 9.30 am, 11.30 am, 1.30 pm and 3.30 pm
Note : Due to Friday prayers, there will be no 1.00 pm and 1.30 pm schedule on Fridays only
Q : How long is the boat ride (Marang Jetty to Gem Island) and distance from jetty to the resort ?
A : The boat ride is approximately 15 to 20 minutes and distance is approximately 8 km.
Q : When I arrive at the jetty, who shall we look for ?
A : Upon arrival at Marang Jetty, please look for Surialink Boat Services and they will be able to send you to the resort.
Q : What are the activities available at the Resort ?
A : The resort provide activities like guided snorkeling, kayaking, jungle trekking, squid fishing and diving activities (for certified divers) or Discovery Scuba.
Q : Can I do fishing at the resort ?
A : Gem Island Resort is situated in a gazetted marine conservation park, therefore fishing is not allowed within 3 km from the resort. However, we can make arrangements for fishing activities outside the gazette zone.
Q : What type of packages are available for reservations ?
A : We provide full board or half board packages for guests’ convenience. We also have Honeymoon packages available. Kindly click on “PACKAGES” in our website for further details for the packages
Q : What are the amenities available in the villas ?
A : There is a kettle in the villa with tea & coffee sachets available and Chinese tea is also available for your convenience. There will be daily replenish of mineral water (2 bottles) per villa per day.
Q : What other amenities are available in the villas ?
A : We provide bath gel and hair shampoo for our shower room
Q : Do you provide hair dryer in the villa ?
A : You may request from Front Desk should you require a hair dryer.
Q : Can I bring my own drinks (alcoholic or non alcoholic) to the resort ?
A : There will be corkage charges for all drinks brought for consumption at the resort. Canned drinks (alcoholic and non alcoholic) is RM8 per can, Wine is RM80 per bottle, Hard liquor is RM100 per bottle and bubbly (Champagne) is RM80 per bottle
Q : Do you accept credit card payment ?
A : Yes. For guests’ convenience we only accept Mastercard or Visa card.

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