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Turtle Bay Resort

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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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely stay here and were extremely impressed by the owners' hospitality. Their love and enthusiasm for the place was contagious! And in such a beautiful spot it was easy to see why. We hired a double kayak and paddled off to Matevulu Blue Hole which was simply stunning. A really enjoyable journey too. Our room was extremely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveled to Santos and stayed 3 nights at this resort. Not damaged by cyclone but suffering because of perception all of Vanuatu was damaged. Location on the beach ensured cool breezes, sound of waves to go to sleep and handy and interesting reef for snorkeling within 25 metres. Rooms equivalent Aust 31/2 star, screened, comfortable beds, effective shower, clean with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Turtle Bay Lodge has a comfortable, relaxed ambiance in a lovely, natural environment which for me, captures the essence of Vanuatu. It's a place where you can just wander out to the reef or down to the beach, dawdle back for a meal, hang around, read, chat and feel completely at home. We loved getting to know the staff, especially... More 

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Berry, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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 January 6, 2015

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 December 26, 2014

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

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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