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Moyyan House by the Sea

Barrier Beach | Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Moyyan House by the Sea
Ranked #3 of 13 hotels in Espiritu Santo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Skien Norway
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59 reviews 59 reviews
46 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Due to strong winds and aborted landings at Tanna we changed plans and headed on to Santo. After touring the eastern part of the island includin Lonnoc and Champagne Beaches we were amazed by the charming Moyyan House by the Sea. Excellent bungalows, staff and food. Direct on the beach with fee access to all nonmotorized wateractivities. It was a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just got back from our holiday in Vanuatu. Our stay on Espirutu Santo was amazing and our 3 nights at Moyyan played a huge role in how much we enjoyed our stay. Tracey and her team of wonderful staff were attentive, helpful and very welcoming. We arrived early from Port Villa and a little worse for wear, two... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing stay at Moyyan. The location is perfect, with coral out the front which is like an underwater forest. Plus even got to swim with Dugongs.. Tracey was very helpful in organising our activities and telling us the best spots to visit. Relaxing in the hammock in the evening is a must, with a cocktail or two. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing holiday! We just got back from Espiritu Santo. Stayed at Moyyan for 10 nights and couldn’t ask for a better place to spend our 20th anniversary. After reading lots of reviews we decided to book a room at Moyyan for the whole time and I must say the place was exactly as promised and much more. We... More

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights and really enjoyed the peaceful time here;the location is excellent with a beautiful beach,perfect for swimming,snorkeling,canoeing ( we saw dugong around the canoe) even at low tide;bungalows are Ok but don't have enough large bay windows to enjoy the view ; the service is very good and many thanks to Catherine and Simone ; the food... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We loved Moyyan and Tracey the GM and her staff make you feel right at home. The service is a perfect blend of relaxed island vibe yet ticks all the boxes. Our main purpose for visiting Santo was to dive the Coolidge, and although Moyyan is 15 minutes out of town (an easy drive on sealed road), as we had... More

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Fare Numbawun. Ra and I had the privilege of spending 6 nights in the most serene and beautiful Moyyan House. If you can do one thing for yourself and loved one, take the effortless step and contact Tracey, our wonderful host. The wise owner of this gem resort could not of asked for a truer ambassador for his dream manifest.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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36 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I booked beachfront fare (bungalow) # 4, as it was among the most “secluded”, quiet and private of the five fares that are offered. However, despite the idyllic setting, nestled behind a large tree, overlooking onto the beach and bay, we heard construction noises from the adjacent property, where a large housing structure is being built. Regrettably,... More

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Moyyan, Manager at Moyyan House by the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Flaviator, Thank you for your review and your wife’s review (DianeB) of a week ago. The staff of Moyyan are disappointed that you were not happy with your accommodation, we tried our best to appease all your concerns. The property next door has been working with us to keep the noise to a minimum. Our recent guests, staying at... More

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

My husband and I had a wonderful 10 days at Moyyan in May. You could be as active as you wanted - great tours easily arranged with staff, or could chill at the resort. We did the Mount Hope Waterfall and Watermusic Village tours- both very enjoyable, especially the village trip. What wonderful singing, such friendly people. We were both... More

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Logan Village, Queensland, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Jeff and I spent 6 nights staying at Moyyan House by the Sea. Tracey is an unbelievable host most welcoming and friendly a really nice way to be greeted on arrival. The resort is beautiful we had Fare 3 no complaints from us. Snorkelling at your front door, privacy, spectacular views, glass bottomed kayaks, stand up paddle boards all at... More

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Address: Barrier Beach | Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Location: Vanuatu > Espiritu Santo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
Moyyan - House By The Sea Hotel Espiritu Santo
Moyyan House By The Sea Vanuatu/Espiritu Santo

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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Espiritu Santo
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Moyyan is located on Espiritu Santo, the largest island of the archipelago of Vanuatu. Moyyan sits on a white sand beach where the buildings entwine with large trees, all just twelve steps from the shoreline. Five spacious farés offer a contemporary feel for the tropics with the accent on understated luxury. The cool, open restaurant and bar opens out onto the beach and shares stunning sea views. Books and board games are provided for your enjoyment as you unwind into a completely relaxing holiday. We also have bicycles, clear bottom kayaks and snorkelling equipment available for our guests. Moyyan Day Spa offers hand, feet and body rituals, facials and massage indulgences using pure botanical and aromatic Waterlily products. Staying at Moyyan means you start the day as you end it - relaxed, rejuvenated, and looking forward to all that the next day will bring. Guests at Moyyan unpack their bags into contemporary beachfront farés. Each faré has a luxurious bathroom, modern furnishings, king sized bed and private deck. They are designed to capture the sea breezes and are continually shaded to provide a comfortable environment in the tropics. In line with Moyyan’s philosophy of treading lightly on this fragile environment, each faré is architecturally designed to work in harmony with the tropical climate. They are insect-proof and take full advantage of the sea breezes. Ceiling fans create a comfortable environment. ... more   less 
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