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3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   PO Box 183, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Oyster Island Resort
Ranked #1 of 5 Luganville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent four nights on beautiful Oyster Island in wonderful Espiritu Santo. Oyster is what I would describe as a small boutique resort in a pristine location. Our Frangipani Bungalow number one was small and simple, but charming and comfortable enough for a short stay. The absolute waterfront location with view across the lagoon was simply stunning. Snorkelling at Midway... More

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate our guests taking time to share their holiday experience with us and our readers. You have raised some good points and we will be sure to consider them in our daily operations in future. Please know as General Managers, we make a point of trying to meet and share time with each... More

Port Lincoln
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
22 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 years ago we had an amazing stay on Oyster Island, and last month we returned to see if it was still as good. We were picked up on the "mainland" by the new and improved punt (sure beats the old dinghy!) We met both the owners who were returning to the island and their parents who were managing the... More

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share you holiday experience on Oyster Island. You raised many great points for us to consider and as with all reviews we will take your experiences and work towards improving again. It is always fun to share the positive changes we make with our return guests and we too look forward to having... More

geelong
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Oyster island is a small private island a short punt from the mainland. Room 8 was very clean and nice with an outdoor bathroom and deck over the water. The food was ok and service was excellent. The island has walking trails and takes 45 mins to walk around. There are a few gorgeous white sand beaches you can swim... More

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Oyster Island, we appreciate your helpful comments and that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to hosting you back in the future, meanwhile safe travels. More

Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had an amazing stay in May at Oyster..in fact our 2nd stay we stayed 2 weeks the previous year on our honeymoon and went back to celebrate our 1st year of marriage.It was great to see a lot of the same staff still there and as our first time they were just as friendly and helpful 2nd time around.This... More

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort, responded to this review

Hallo from Oyster Island, thank you for your review and sharing your stay with us. We really enjoying hosting you and one of the highlights is watching our return guests faces as they discover new things, upgraded facilities and our latest bright idea built to enhance your stay with us. We love having you here and look forward to many... More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We enjoyed a week on Oyster Island in a group of 23 family and friends in July. It was the perfect place to go with plenty of relaxation and activities such as snorkelling, kayaking, swimming and walking. The staff were amazing, especially organising all of us to do the Mt Hope waterfall experience together. We were in Bungalow 6 which... More

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort, responded to this review

Tank yu tumas for taking the time to share your holiday experience. We are so pleased you and your family had a great time on Oyster, we were sorry we didn't' get to meet you al! Our staff are still warmly remembering their time with you and all the fun and games you brought to the island. Its really fulfilling... More

Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My family and I had three over water bungalows for 8 nights in late June. The island is beautiful with wonderful walking tracks and secluded beaches and snorkelling spots. The staff were wonderful and very friendly and would do anything possible to make your stay enjoyable. The use of kayaks and snorkel equip was handy to go and explore. The... More

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Oyster island. We trust your family enjoyed their stay with us and thank you for sharing your suggestions on areas we can focus on for improvement. We take on board your comments re the restaurant menu and are working with our team to ensure nightly specials to support the evening menu. Our... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Had a superb 3 days here, wished we had longer. Beautiful spot and freedom to wander the small island. Wonderful snorkelling spots, and we saw a couple of turtles, which was a real treat. Apparently common around there. So relaxing, staff really helpful, and had great tips of what to do if you ask. The Kayak to Matevulu blue hole... More

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your holiday experience, its great to read that you enjoyed Oyster and your time with us. More

Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Loved the 5 days I spent here. Came for a rest and that's what I got. Quiet, peaceful and beautiful but with more than enough to keep you busy if you want to. Hibiscus rooms are small and basic but fine for one or two people. The only thing I missed having was a fridge. Staff couldn't have been friendlier... More

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, so glad you enjoyed yourself and got to rest and relax with us. Safe travels. More

Stuarts Point, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My Husband & I spent one glorious month on Oyster Island from Mid-May to Mid-June 2014. We stayed in Deluxe Bungalow 11, the nicest by far & the most private with an open air shower and a roomy deck, it was one month of pure heaven! We truly left our cares behind us as we settled into Island time with... More

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort, responded to this review

Tank yu tumas. It was such a pleasure to have you both and we all enjoyed having you fall into part of our everyday Oyster Island life. We hope to see you both again, take care until then. The Oyster Island Family. More

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

If you’re looking for paradise then you've found it here! We have been here twice now and the over water Deluxe Bamboo Bungalows are amazing. Bungalow 6 or 7 is our pick. The food is amazing and the staff is first class in every way. The Blue Hole was our favourite place and the 45 min kayak paddle is a... More

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort, responded to this review

We really enjoy hosting our return guests and thank you for your support. Looking forward to the next trip, see you both then. More

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Address: PO Box 183, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Espiritu Santo > Luganville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Oyster Island Resort 3.5*
Also Known As:
Oyster Island Hotel Luganville
Oyster Island Resort Vanuatu/Luganville

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Set on a private 25 hectare island just 2 minutes crossing from the mainland. Oyster Island Resort resides within a Marine Reserve, abundant in marine and wild life. Sandy beaches, tropical rainforest, coral reefs and war plane wrecks make for fantastic snorkelling. Bungalows line the waters edge, each with private decks or patio's, enjoying stunning views out over the calm lagoon waters. Family Vila allow room for parents and children to enjoy the large grounds and gardens and are set off the water for safety. Skilled Chefs serve the very best of local and western cuisine from our waterfront restaurant. Only 20 minutes from the airport and township. ... more   less 
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