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Hideaway Island Resort

2.5 of 5 Resort   |   PO Box 1110, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Ranked #15 of 44 Hotels in Port Vila
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Each time we visit Port Vila we spend time on Hideaway.The island is looking rejuvenated with the continued effort by Keltos,Pedro,Benny,Peter,Notis,Clement and also including Papa Andre.The gardens and outdoor areas having been cleared and constantly maintained have certainly added to the other positive aspects offered by the island. Front of house staff such as Reception,Bar/Restaurant,Dive Shop,and Gift shop continue to... More

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hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Brent and Helen, Thank you for writing your review. Yes, the back of office team often do the hard yards but are not always thanked for their efforts so a big thank you for this review. I will post it on the staff notice board for all to see. We all look forward to your return in 2015. Mark... More

Sydney
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did not stay on the island this time, though we have on other occasions and loved it. During our visit we did 6 dives with the team from Hideaway. The local dive guides and skippers were lovely, helpful and always ensured we were OK and safe. They are so much fun to be around and looked after us very... More

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hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Long Lost Friends, Thank you for writing your review. I am pleased to read how you were welcomed back to the Island and again you enjoyed the diving. The water sports team set very good standards and are always willing to assist with any request. Until next time thank you again. Warm regards, Mark and the Team More

Sydney
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

October 2014 as our 4th visit to Hideaway Island. Pick up at the airport was punctual and only 15mins to the Island. Once there you will be treated to the best care anywhere we have travelled. Mike and sue are always around to talk with. This trip we stayed in a twin share and we were comfortable. Food preparation and... More

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hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Annette and Alex, Thank you for writing your review and it was good to welcome you all back to the Island. Your positive comments are very encouraging for the entire team and we all look forward to your return in 2015. Alex you are a marvel. Warm regards, Mark and the Team More

Tampa, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a great view of Hideaway Island as you come over the hill. Having spent a month on a volunteer project on Moso island without electricity or running water we found Hideaway Island to be a real treat even the dormitory styled rooms upstairs seemed quite palatial in comparison. It is easily accessible by short boat ride and feels... More

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hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review and the view from Clem's lookout is magnificent. We are very happy to be your retreat and we look forward to your return. Keep up the good work with your projects. Warm regards, Mark and the Team More

Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a half day trip to Hideaway island for a snorkel safari. We had a great time and I can recommend it if you enjoy snorkelling. Straight out the front is ok for beginner but the coral gardens are where its at. The staff here were the best we came across in any of the establishments we went... More

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hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Nemo Hunter, Thank you for your review on your day visit to the Island. The snorkel safari is a big attraction and yes coral gardens is magical. Next time you plan a trip to Vanuatu please consider the Island as your home base and don't forget to visit our web page to view our accommodation specials. Warm regards, Mark... More

Melbourne, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 8 nights at the resort. The staff were very friendly, helpful and accomodating without exception - from the boat skipper who picked us up to the reception staff, bar and kitchen staff and even the ground staff who keep the place looking neat and tidy and carried our heavy cases up to our bungalow. The Melaneisan night is... More

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hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. I will pass on to the staff your very positive comments and yes our Melanesian Feast is must to join. The snorkeling is a major attraction and because the sea life is so close to the shore it is a winner for everyone. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Island in... More

auckland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wanted to leave a review as i relied on trip advisor reviews when considering accomodation options in vanuatu. my family stayed for 4 nights at hideaway in sep 2014. we had a lovely bungalow which was spacious, clean, had lovely views and were nice and cool (ceiling fan). our rooms were serviced every day with fresh towels and products, tea/coffee... More

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hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a very comprehensive review of the resort as it certainly covered a lot of our facilities and services. We aim to provide a "value for money" holiday for all our visitors and with having 4 different styles of accommodation with different price ranges and facilities we feel that we have the right mix to cater for... More

Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights on Hideaway Island, ok the rooms need a revamp, but the staff and managers could not do enough for us, arranging tours and day trips to Port Vila, we had a ocean view bungalow,the sea breaze at night and the quite room made sleeping easy, a top menu that catered for both me and my husbands... More

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hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing the review. We really appreciate all your comments and it was pleasing to read how everyone contributed to your wonderful holiday. We all look forward to your return visit. Mark and the Team More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short 5 day stay was all we needed to know that we'll definitely be back again. The resort is relaxed and casual whilst still offering top end service. The staff are genuine and really make the place. Our two young boys 6 & 8 loved the freedom we were able to give them, snorkelling on their own whilst we... More

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hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi New Friends, Thank you for taking the time to write the review. Yes, the reef regeneration program is going well and we thank our friends at the University of Newcastle for all their help and advice with the program. Snorkeling is a major attraction and I am glad the boys enjoyed their time with the fish. It will be... More

Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 10 days at Hideaway with another family and were place next door to each other in bungalow 2 and 3. It's the breezy side but that didn't matter as it kept us cool at night and we woke up to a great sunrise. Our 3 kids were looked after a treat by the staff and it's one of... More

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hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Rob, Family and Friends, Thank you for taking the time to write the review. Yes we do have wonderful people working with Sue and I and it is a great reward for the staff to be able to read how they have contributed to making your holiday a fantastic time. I will post your review along with others at... More

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Address: PO Box 1110, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hideaway Island Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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