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Fatboys Resort

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PO Box 140, Ghizo Island, Solomon Islands
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Fatboys Resort

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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
28 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

A stalwart for accommodation in the Munda area, Fatboys remains one of the best options for a resort stay. The rooms are well fitted and feature comfy beds, mosquito nets, outdoor space and most of them have great views over the ocean. The restaurant serves lovely meals and of an evening is a great place to enjoy a beverage and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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 March 26, 2015

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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Manoj D, Manager at Fatboys Resort, responded to this review

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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170 reviews 170 reviews
64 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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