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Ratua Private Island

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BP 396, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lismore, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Ratua as we were exhausted and wanted to relax for a week on an island not too far from Australia in the middle of our winter. We had the most wonderful time. It was a perfect holiday. The accommodation was incredible. Eco-friendly and luxurious and the cottages were spaced far enough apart that you... More 

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If your after a holiday away from it all, unaffected by tourism, escaping the hustle, bustle and large buildings resorts so often house... Ratua Private Island is just that. The resort is beautiful, sheltered, peaceful and original with tastefully decorated Villas to really make you feel like your somewhere unique and special. Privacy is high on the agenda. Im not... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Ratua for 5 nights in July 2015. Our first impression of the island when we arrived was WOW! We were greeted from the boat and as it was late we were shown to our accommodation (all named after animals - we stayed in Crocodile). All the rooms were on the beach front. Very rustic and unpretentious. We... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unpretentious luxury! Amazing bungalows...like really amazing? You feel like you are the only people on the island...then again you are only one in a handful of people. Yummy food. Great place to get away from real life. Takes around half an hour from Luganville in a boat to get there...transfer was seamless. Stayed for 2 nights with my husband. To... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place is wonderful lovely beaches great swimming I loved the architecture the rooms the lounges a great trip was had to the blue hole the water was so clear loved it all great range of food and the barby down on the beach was awesome will go again

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Lennox Head, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning! Beautiful! Opulent! Breathtaking. A once on a lifetime destination with eccentric charm. Staff were incredibly friendly, attentive and accommodating. Food was superb. Each luxurious balinese bungalow has its private section of beach. Spa has the best view IN THE WORLD.

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Stoke, null, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this place fairly short notice and without much research other than a quick check on Tripadvisor, which didn't really prepare me for how amazing this place is. BUT, (just to get it out of the way) it may not be for everyone. If you like spotlessness, 24hr Air conditioning, access to Bars and Clubs and being surrounded by masses... More 

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Mount Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

back at work after a fantastic 5 nights at this beautiful place while its not for every one if you like a little rustic and wonderful architecture beautiful people great food and lots to do its truly unique the trip to blue pool is well worth it involves a bit of canoeing . the abundiant fish life was good feeding... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Am a little bit late on my review but ratua is amazing a true once in. Lifetime experience!! Nothing like I've ever stayed in before and I've stayed in a a lot if 5 star places, this is not a modern 5 star this is why I truly loved it, the houses are amazing!!! Ratua is truly unique recommend to... More 

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United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is pure paradise. I have been to a few places and this was the best yet. Absolute heaven! Island is beautiful… it is private, the individual houses are to beautiful taste - was just our style, the food was great, the staff were great and very friendly. I will return whenever possible :)

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