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Oarsman's Bay Lodge

Nacula Island, Fiji
Oarsman's Bay Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here to stay 2 nights and have to say that it was very pleasant this is a very nice to stay. From the minute you step on the island you are welcomed and feel like part of the family! This is a great place to stay if you want a peaceful place that is very authentic. Only bad thing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Spent 6 days with the friendly locals at Oarsman's Bay Lodge in March 2015. Most people passing through were on the Bula Pass and only spending 2 nights. I'm really glad we had the extra time there as the staff at Oarsman's go out of their way to do special things for their guests. One night it was a Fijian... More 

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Maldonado, Uruguay
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I stayed there 3 nights... it was the perfect place to start 2015!!! The view is a complete paradise, the beach is amazing even with low tide (which in other resorts is not always the case because they have reef very close). The food was also pretty good and we didn't get sick here (we did in other resorts we... More 

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chertsey
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16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for one night as we were unable to book another night at the Blue Lagoon next door. While the Blue Lagoon is clearly a slicker operation, we actually enjoyed our time more at Oarsmen's because of the family friendly atmosphere (the far cheaper room/food rates also helped!). The beach is stunning - actually better... More 

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Marxzell, Germany
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7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I stayed there in June 2014 for 6 nights and I can recommend it to all those travelers who don't look for fancy bungalows, 5 star restaurants and very professional management but for the real Fiji with the most friendly and lovely staff, travelers who can be happy and content even if not everything works for 100 %. Me, I... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Oarsman's bay lodge is situated on the beautiful and picturesque beach on Nacula Island. The water is spectacularly crystal clear and turquoise and seems to be one of the best beaches in the Yasawas. Nacula island itself is also amazing and is not too small that you would get bored on it in a few days. There is a nice... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Three words.... Go to Oarsmans! We stayed for a week for our honeymoon in August 2014 in Beachfront Bure 2 and loved it. During the week we did quite a bit of exploring of the surrounding resorts and beaches and we are positive Oarsmans is one of the best value for money budget accommodation out in that area. Please note... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It's a magical location, and we really wanted to like the hotel but unfortunately we couldn't. The family bure that we had booked was well below the standard for a FJ$400 room. No hot water, ratehr shabby and rather a lot of local wildlife to share the room with. To be fair they responded to our complaint about the lack... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Thank you to all at Oarsman Bay Lodge. We all had the best time with the best people. See you next year I hope. We had three families with children. Adults and children had the best time and wished we could have stayed longer. The place was very clean, the food was great basic food - great for kids, the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stayed 3 nights at the start of July and were both extremely happy with everything! The food was absolutely amazing (actually some of the best food we've ever eaten!), the snorkeling was fantastic right in front of the resort and the staff were so welcoming, they made us truly feel like we were home. They were... More 

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