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Turtle Bay Resort

2.5 of 5 Turtle Bay, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Berry, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 12 nights and really enjoyed ourselves. Trent and Emma made us feel welcome and made our trip everything we wanted. It's hard to put into words the feeling of just being part of the resort with staff friendly and accommodating. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Mary & Sul, really the highlight of our trip, seeing villagers living... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in lovely clean simple rooms only a few meters from the beach. Hosts Trent and Emma will do everything possible to give you a wonderful holiday. Having a kitchenette was important to us as we have specific dietry requirements. That said, the restaurant was lovely and the staff were able to cater for our varied needs. (Suzanne is... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we stayed here for 8 nights and loved the peace and tranquillity. Trent and Emma are the perfect hosts providing plenty of info on arrival and during our stay. We did a few of the day trips one to the millennium caves - spectacular .... another to Champagne Beach and Port Olry - this is a must see as it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Loved this place Waking up to the sound of the water gently lapping on the rocks to then step into the clean clear water of Turtle Bay for a spot of snorkeling first thing in the morning was a perfect way to start the day. We were fortunate to have Pete who is an experienced diver holidaying at Turtle Bay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Transfer pre-arranged we were picked up by Enoch from the airport, a true gentleman, who offered to take us via the supermarket which we jumped at, having read here that town is some distance away. We were greeted by Matt, the owner, who we grew to know as fun loving, humorous and helpful and, as a bonus, the owner of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Turtle Bay Lodge was such a fantastic place to stay. Extremely friendly and helpful staff, beautiful dining facilities and fresh delicious food, beautiful rooms where you listen to the ocean as you sleep, snorkelling at your doorstep, incredible beaches close by, great kayaks to visit the blue holes and other near by Islands and attractions. And we were lucky enough... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Had great stay at Turtle Bay, Thanks to Trent and Emma who went the extra mile, ( left the phone behind and forwarded to our next destination.) Pass on big thanks to Isaac and Freddy for their hospitality.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Our group of 10 stayed with Trent and Emma and all the wonderful staff - Delphine,Iris,Rachael, Annie, Freddie and many more, for 6 days in September. Our group was involved in setting up and resourcing a primary school library at nearby Palon school. No request for help and assistance to help us complete our project was too much for the... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Trent & Emma were the perfect host. They were helpful and very knowledgeable. The lodge has coral reefs right out the front which provides great snorkling. The restaurant has lovely food with a wide variety to choose from. We ate most of our meals at a large table right at the water's edge. It was like a private resort- there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed at Turtle Bay Resort in July 2014 and were completely relaxed and happy the whole of the 4 days we were there. My husband marched out every morning bird watching and also snorkelled off the reef with the beautiful tropical fish. Our 18 year old daughter was unwell so missed out on the snorkelling but did swim in... More 

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Address: Turtle Bay, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Location: Vanuatu > Espiritu Santo > Luganville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Turtle Bay Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Turtle Bay Hotel Espiritu Santo
Turtle Bay Resort Vanuatu/Luganville

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