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Aore Island Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Aore Road | Aore Island, Aore Island, Vanuatu
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Aore Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Kruzesales Papamoa, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Papamoa, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From my many questions to the ever patient Anne (owner of Aore Island Resort) through to the end of our stay (with many more questions in between), our stay at Aore was amazing. The staff (Rocky, Michel, Manson, Riley and Rose to name a few) were amazing, warm and friendly and wonderful with the guests. The food was brilliant, and... More

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Skien Norway
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59 reviews 59 reviews
46 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had three nights in this lovely resort. Very friendly and helpful staff from the neighbouring islands. Good food and bar. Well functioning wifi in reception area. Free transfers with boat to Luganville. Beautiful and long beach with good snorkelling. Boat trips to other locations on sale. Enjoyful island feast on Saturday with stringband and dancers from Banks Islands and... More

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adelaide
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long travelling day we were greeted by the wonderful Anne. Our stay at the Aore just got better everyday. The atmosphere at the resort was fantastic! The staff take great care of you and always make sure you have all that you need Mansen is brilliant and also Rocky, Ryan, Michel and Annie. Aore put on a really... More

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Christchurch
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Watching the sun set on a beachfront balcony, warm, well fed and cosy is hard to beat. Aore Resort is one of the few places nowadays where the coral is still good, highly colourful and within a few metres of the beach. The tropical fish were plentiful colourful and friendly- aided by a no fishing zone and, (I suspect), a... More

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Livingstone, Zambia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Aore Island Resort has all the advantages of paradise: location, weather, beach and environment. The bungalows are self contained, clean and right on the beach. You can swim in the warm waters of the Pacific straight in front of your room, snorkel, fish and even go on a traditional dug-out canoe. Food is very good (try the lobster) and you... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed the Aore Island resort for 12 nights. Having read a number of positive reviews, I had high expectations... and the resort lived up to all of them! Everything was fantastic from the beach front bungalow, quality of the food in the restaurant, service from the super friendly staff and owner Anne, local knowledge on the Islands\tours and of... More

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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stayed there for 4 nights after staying around Luganville. Since it's on the island, it is really quiet, and there is nothing much to do at night, and you have to dine at the hotel's restaurant. The restaurant is average and a bit pricey, and you don't have much other choices around. There are lots of mosquitoes on Aore,... More

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Springbrook, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Aore Island Resort is an excellent place to stay and to make it your base for exploring Espiritu Santos many attractions as access to mainland is easy. The bungalows are very nice overlooking the water with amazing sunsets each afternoon and the snorkelling is good. The staff are friendly and welcoming and the food in the restaurant is to die... More

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melbourne australia
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17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights in a garden bungalow that was great. Really friendly staff including the manager Anne. Welcomed with a drink when we arrived. Had the most amazing santo beef steak one night for dinner from the restaurant. Snorkling immediately in front of the resort was great. Took advantage of the Friday evening boat to have dinner at... More

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Buderim, Australia
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44 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We visited Aore Island to dive on SS President Coolidge, a 200 metre luxury liner turned troop carrier that sank after hitting friendly mines in 1942 with 5,000 troops on board. We were diving with Aore Adventure Sports and Lodge which is adjacent to Aore Island Resort. Some of our fellow divers stayed at the Resort and reported that the... More

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Address: Aore Road | Aore Island, Aore Island, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Aore Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aore Island Resort 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Aore Island Hotel Espiritu Santo
Aore Resort Santo
Aore Hotel Santo

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