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Fatboys Resort

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PO Box 140, Ghizo Island, Solomon Islands
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fatbpys is a treasure, a one-off must-visit ... for people who will appreciate it. What you get at Fatboys is one of the most beautiful sites in the South Pacific, and a real window into local life. What you don’t get is a luxury experience with efficient service, modern conveniences, invisible staff, shiny bathrooms, lots of amenities; go to Fiji... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I stayed at fatboys resort for 5 days in February. It truly is a piece of paradise, the whole experience felt surreal. From the moment we were picked up from the airport by friendly manager Mano and taken across tranquil crystal clear waters of the lagoon, we felt like we had stepped into paradise. Never has a... More 

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Thank you so much for your lovely review, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Fatboys!. I hope you return to the Solomon's again. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful setting as many places are in the Solomons, but its super super expensive for a drink or a nibble. unless you are a guest who can afford it, this place is too expensive for a regular visit. It is one of the better options in the area for sure, and im aware of the isssues of importing, taxes... More 

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Gladstone, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This place is just postcard perfect. Surrounded by crystal clear water that is simply enchanting - the snorkelling (even around the jetty and restaurant) is amazing. The clarity is so good that even guests on the restaurant deck can enjoy the colourful fish below. We don't dive, but the divers we spoke to were excited about the wreck diving and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Beautiful place, beautiful people. The tropical waters around here are exceptionally clear. Mano you are doing a magnificent job. Nothing was ever to much trouble. Looking forward to again one day visiting this magnificent part of the world. You will see me again at Fatboys Resort.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The moment we arrived in Gizo our jaws dropped. The place was paradise. Clear, warm water, white sandy beaches and the warm temperature is not something we get to experience very often. Once arriving on the transfer boat to Fat boy's Resort we immediately felt at home. We had the opportunity to spend a full week at the resort and... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Loved this out of the way place. The water is just beautiful. Loved the fact that its a bit hard to get to and so not so many tourist there. Each day the cook would ask us what we would like him to make for us. Took (hired boat and driver) the boat to Ghizo one day for a look... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

the only bad thing about this place was that we only got to spend one night here. the view from our balcony was literally like you'd walked out the door into a postcard. it was amazing. the staff are all so lovely and friendly. it goes without saying for the solomons, but remember some industrial strength mozzie repellent! haha. surprisingly... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I couldn't have asked for a better experience. The staff at the office in Gizo were very friendly and helped get my booking and transfer sorted asap. I was greeted with a smile and drink. The surroundings are just stunning and can't be beaten. The snorkelling is excellent and there is a host of boat and diving trips that can... More 

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North Stradbroke Island, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Fatboy's an easy short trip from Australia is well worth visiting ! The resort caters and offers so many things. With it's unspoilt serenity and atmosphere any walk of life would enjoy there stay. The staff are so friendly and offer there assistance and culture every step of the way. Myself I enjoyed the surfing, diving, canoeing, fishing, spearfishing, island... More 

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