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Via Vacare

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Gili Gede, Lombok, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my favorite stay after 6 weeks (7 different hotels/guesthouses) on Bali, Gili Air, and finally Gili Gede. We spent 4 nights here. The food served here was one of the reasons we came (it was recommended by other travelers for this.) What it offers: Beautiful, quiet (I was never awoken by a rooster, by cats in heat, or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Via Vacare simple pleasures My friend & I stayed in the dormitory as the bungalows were booked out. We only lasted there one night, BUT that was because of our tastes & what we could handle. Via Vacare is a beautiful little homely place to stay & I have no doubt we would have lasted longer in the bungalows. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 4 nights at Via Vacare with my wife and daughter. Firstly the location was sensational. Sunsets over Mt Agung. Secondly the food was superb, simple Indonesian cuisine with a fusion. The hospitality was excellent, we were made to feel at home. The rooms are very large and the design is fantastic , being able to open the room right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I spent at Via Vacare 4 days and they have been amazing! You really learn very quickly the art of doing nothing and it's very easy to enjoy it at Via Vacare! Thelma and Jack are terrific hosts! :) they will bring you around Gili Gede to show you the different villages and amazing panoramas! they will arrange snorkeling trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

After traveling a couple of weeks on Lombok and the northern gilis, we wanted a place to lean back. Via Vacare offered great bungalows on the sea side with marvelous surroundings, such as deserted tropical beaches and a traditional village. In our four week trip on Lombok we can say that the food at Via Vacare is definitely in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We spent a week at Via Vicare. First you must promise not to touch the coral, stay a good distance from the turtles, and DONT feed the fish! That said, Via Vacare had excellent snorkeling right off the beach and a great trip to the other two islands as well. The spacious accommodations were exactly as described; basic but providing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The owner Jet offers a warm blend of western standards and rustic simplicity. The bungalows are well cared-for, clean and spacious and have full length opening windows and doors to allow air circulation, a sheltered day bed overlooking the other islands, mandi shower with fresh water. The main house is where you share meals with other guests, hang out and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stayed there as a couple.We simply loved it. So quiet. The view is amazing. Nice to go with the wonderfull (Dutch/Indo) host Jet to the market on the shore by boat...food is good. the houses are adorable. My husband arrived ill and Jet was very helpfull. And the dukun of the nearby village gave a nice massage and blew... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

At Via Vacare on Gili Gede we had a really good time. We have been there for a few days and it was like walking slower with every new day, there is just no need to hurry or worry. We (a couple) stayed in the backpackersshelter and it was nice and clean. The food was just awesome, especially the dinner.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My daughter and me had been in via vaccare in August and spent 3 fantastic days there. Excellent the variety and taste of food, the sense of common mealtime. There had always been more than enough food for everybody. Via Vaccare is a very special place with a high standard of ecosensible acting. (That cannot mean having showers in the... More 

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