Gem Wellness Spa And Island Resort

Gem Island Resort And Spa  is a rare jewel awaiting your discovery. It is one of the few privately-owned isles in Malaysia with only one resort. An island of superb natural beauty, it is self contained for you to stage your privately holiday adventures, seeking fun and relaxation.

Gem Isle is located in a Marine Conservation Park with natural lush tropical setting. It has sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, spectacular underwater seascape of corals and marine life as some of it's natural pristine assets. Together with a resort that offers good facilities and a newly open "Tusita" wellness spa, one can enjoy the feeling of a luxurious holiday for all of your senses.

A romantic boutique resort hugging the coastline and built on sturdy stilts, there are 45 units of water Villas, all fronting the South China Sea. Tastefully designed with all the creative comforts of a five-star facility, the villas have details down to a pat, even offering you fine Chinese tea leaves for your private brewing.

The open-air Samundra Restaurant allows spectacular views of the crystal blue waters with playful fishes swimming right below. Delicious local Malaysian, Chinese and Western cuisine along with seasonal local fruits can be found here.

Various recreational activities are available. Snorkeling, scuba diving, island hopping and kayaking are some of the main activities here. Yoga and mediation classes are also enjoyed here. A sea water pool is also available.

Pamper yourself with a spa treat. The 'Tusita Wellness Spa' is a well appointed luxurious spa center to ensure that all your senses are being De-stressed and rejuvenated. Jacuzzi, massages and various types of spa treatments are some of the many pleasures that awaits you.

Water Villas
  • Air conditioned villa
  • King sized bed
  • Private bathroom
  • Mini fridge
  • Kettle jug, coffee, tea and fine Chinese tea leaves
  • Special grocery shopping services for guests
  • En suite safe
  • Selection of ASTRO satellite TV channels
  • Well appointed amenities amidst a beautiful setting in villa

Samundra Restaurant
  • A beautiful and scenic venue for romantic mealtimes facing the sea
  • Delicious local Malaysian, Chinese and western cuisine are served here
  • Seasonal local fruits available at all times
  • BBQs and special request on meals can be arranged
  • Selected wines, beers and juices available

Recreational Activities and Facilities
  • Snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing trips, water skiing, wake-boarding & knee-boarding
  • Round island excursion trip, beach combing kayak, bird watching & banana boat
  • Yoga and meditation classes available
  • Beach games for children
  • Games room for children
  • 3 private beaches
  • Reading materials
  • Turtle conservation sanctuary
  • Organized activities can be arranged
Tusita Wellness Spa
Pamper yourself. Indulge and engage all your senses. De-stress, cleanse, rejuvenate and recharge your mind and body. A special handpicked selection of spa treatments and therapies to spoil you.

These include:
  • Bath therapies
  • Herbal sauna
  • Thai therapies
  • Face spa therapies
  • Body treatment therapies
  • Oil Spa therapies
  • Ear candling therapy
  • Leg and feet therapies
Gem Isle is located at Marang, a district of the East Coast state of Terengganu, Malaysia. The culturally rich state of Terengganu also has some of the world's most beautiful islands and breathtaking Eco-tourism attractions.

•  Getting
By Air from Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
Fly into Kuala Terengganu (TGG) airport. Choose either Malaysia Airlines or Air Asia. Get into an airport taxi and head SOUTH to MARANG jetty. Journey should take about 35 minutes from airport to jetty.

By Road
From the West coast, the Karak highway or the Karak-Kuantan Highway are the 2 main highways. At the end of the Karak-kuantan Highway, a choice of 2 routes can lead to MARANG jetty

The 1st route is via Bukit Besi and Jerangau. One passes by oil palm plantations and fruit orchards on this route. This is a faster route to Marang Jetty.

The 2nd route is along the coastal highway via the various scenic coastal towns such as Cherating, Dungun and Rantau Abang, Sea views can be seen along the way with plenty of opportunities to enjoy local food, atmosphere and friendly locals. End your drive at Marang Jetty.

Duration of journey from Kuala Lumpur could be approximately 4 1/2 to 5 hours. Do have a road map handy at all times.

On Arrival at Marang Jetty
There are many boat services to Gem Isle at the Jetty. The most frequent and regular service provider is Suria Link. Just a mere 15 minutes and you will have a breathtaking view of Gen and kapas islands with crystal clear waters all the way.


From the time from March till November 2012 the rates are as follow:

Every Sun-Thu – RM290 per room + Breakfast
Every Fri-Sat – RM350 per room + Breakfast
For triple room ( 3rd adult) is extra RM130 per room + breakfast
For triple room ( 2 adult + 1 child) is extra RM100 per room + breakfast
Public/school holidays is RM350 per room + breakfast.
Dates are : May 01,25,26,27,28,29,30,31; 
June 01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09;  
August 17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,31;
September 16; 
October 26.

Return boat transfers : RM65 per adult, RM50 per child. 

Boat Schedule
• From Marang Jetty to Resort : 9.00am / 11.00am / *1.00pm / 3.00pm
• From Resort to Marang Jetty : 9.30am / 11.30am / *1.30pm / 3.30pm

Note : *Not available on Friday only
Upon arrival at the jetty, kindly look for Suria Link Boat Operator who handles boat transfer for Gem Island Resort And Spa.

Gem Island Resort And SpaLot 2804, Pulau Gemia, Mukim Rusila, Daerah Marang Terengganu, Terengganu Darul Iman, Malaysia.

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