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Tamanu on the Beach

Certificate of Excellence
Whitesands Road, Port Vila, Efate 678, Vanuatu
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Tamanu on the Beach
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Ranked #7 of 46 Hotels in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015
feandken Melbourne, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is long overdue - my husband and I were married at Tamanu on the Beach in July 2014. The venue, food, flowers, beach - all of it was amazing, and we were completely blown away. The best part of all however was Virginia. What an absolutely awesome woman! She made our wedding what it was, and when we think... More 

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North Tamborine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My husband and I stayed at this little peace of heaven in December 2014. Our cottage was comfortable and just a few short steps to the beach. The restaurant was top quality and the staff were helpful and friendly. We celebrated a special occasion on our last night which was made even more memorable by the manager Virginia and her... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My husband and I spent four nights at Tamanu on the Beach. Overall, our stay was extremely relaxing and enjoyable. We stayed in a plantation bungalow, yet still had a great view of the beach/ocean and were barely metres away from the shore. Our room was lovely, and the bed was very comfortable. I really liked the outdoor bathroom -... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Having checked out most resorts..This is the only one you can walk coral white the beach and swim. Its gorgeous and peacful (NO kids) second time we have stayed and will be back. Don't even hesitate..book it. By the way..make sure you drive around the island..its beautiful..The land time forgot.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Prior to our South Pacific cruise earlier this month we booked lunch at Tamanu on the Beach. Virginia the Resort Manager could not have been more helpful with our initial inquiry and ensuring our booking went off without a hitch. Our transfer from the ship was on time and our driver - Bernard was very friendly and informative. On arrival... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Tamanu is exactly as it states, a little bit of heaven on earth! Far from Port Vila and some great peace and quiet. After 14 days here could easily extend our stay. No kids policy suited us to a tee, if you want noise and hustle go somewhere else....The staff are great, friendly, attentive and always smiling and willing to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place really is heaven on earth. Don't expect a fancy over the top resort with lots of activities, this is a place to sit and enjoy the view, sleep in a really comfortable bed, drink lovely wines and enjoy the most consistently good food that Vanuatu has to offer. We love this place and the friendly staff, the cottages... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Tamanu for a couple of days in August and enjoyed it very much. The staff was very kind and polite and made us feel at home from the first moment. Our beachfront cottage was perfect - built of corals, close to the sea and very private, with an open air bathroom and lots of hermit crabs around.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Tamanu on the Beach is a truly magical experience! The cottage overlooking the beach so cute and cosy with basic but ample amenities. There is nothing to do which is blissful when escaping a hectic life - take a book or two Great walks along the beach and activities can be arranged if needed. .Our dining experience was amazing. The... More 

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Yeppoon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We spent five nights at Tamanu on the Beach this November. We were greeted by the friendliest and most helpful staff we've ever met. They always went out of their way to ensure we were happy and comfortable. The food was amazing. Best chilli crab EVER! We even have special dietary requirements, and they always made sure they were able... More 

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