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Oarsman's Bay Lodge

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Nacula Island, Fiji
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Nowra, Australia
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I were lucky enough to have a week at Oarsman’s Bay Lodge and it is a stay that we will remember for the rest of our lives. Throughout our whole stay there were never more than 8 people at the resort. This meant we had the beach and the most perfect sunsets to ourselves!! Throughout our entire... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Leaving the yasawa flyer you are just stunned by the beautiful bay...once you get to the resort you see why you are the only one to go there, while everyone is being brought to the blue lagoon resort...after experiencing the staff (especially the "tour guide/host/activity guide") you are left with very mixed feelings...it is hard to say why, but at... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I joined tripadvisor for the sole purpose of raving about this accommodation! thank you to the positive reviews before mine that encouraged me to stay here, despite lonely planet's vague and dissuading description (to be fair, two years old). Oarsman Bay Lodge is - first of all - located in the single most beautiful place I've ever traveled: right in... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

This resort is located on a beautiful beach with stunning views back across the reef. We had a wonderful friendly reception from the staff who sang a welcoming song accompanied by guitar. As is usual from this part of the world, all the staff were friendly and helpful. That's the positive side of Oarsmans Bay. I'm afraid there really wasn't... More 

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2 Thank Phil B
Toronto
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45 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We had a fabulous stay at Oarsman’s in August 2015. I had read the reviews on Trip Advisor and had a decent expectation. As the resort was not busy, we were upgraded from our garden suite to ocean view, bonus! The beach is all that it is cracked up to be and more, simply gorgeous – worth the trip! And,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic place, perfectly located, wonderful beach and delicious food (handmade cakes ). We particularly appreciated the kindness of the local community which manages directly the resort efficiently. We Will never forget their smile!!!!

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Winters
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

If you're looking for a friendly family experience and memories with Oni and all her local staff of local villagers, the most beautiful beach for swimming and snorkeling on the island, lunches on the beach under their trees, French trained chef preparing beautiful meals and Fijian feasts, clean burrs just feet off the beach all with views, Kava evening experiences... More 

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Kalasin, Thailand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I was on Nacula Island in the December of 2003 . I stayed 2 weeks at Nabua Lodge . I was first guided to Oarsman's bay and then almost daily guided groups of people on the long walk along the beach . At the time , i thought Oarsman's Bay cabins too modern and western style for my taste ,... More 

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Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I have stayed at Oarman's Bay Lodge 10 times. What drew me to OBL was that it was locally owned and operated. What keeps me going back is the amazing beach and marine park. One of the things that makes it an exceptional beach is the sandy bay which means you can swim both at high tide and low tide... More 

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3 Thank Nat O
United States
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206 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The best way I can summarize Oarsman is you are ALWAYS welcomed, greeted with a smile & they really focus on inclusion. Every guest is welcomed as you step off the tinny onto Oarsman's beach. The ferry was incredibly late in dropping us off & guests were starving, but the staff quickly made TONS of snacks for the guests. The... More 

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