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Fatboys Resort

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Gizo, Ghizo Island, Solomon Islands
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thankyou to Mano, Panda, Timothy and all the family/staff at Fatboys for one of the best holidays we have ever had. In a world where the exotic, different and unspoilt is becoming difficult to find, it is a pleasure to discover a place like Fatboys! We have just spent 12 nights at Fatboys and there were so many highlights. Playing... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had 2 night stay here small resort (dont expect lavish Fiji type resort) very relaxing and views of islands and reefs.great snorkeling straight off restaurant which is out over coral lagoon. Meals and service great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Our 6 day stay exceeded our expectations for a "get away from it all"...island experience. friendly staff, great food ( lobster, bugs & fish), beautiful sea breeze ( air conditioning at its best )..the dining & bar area is 80 m off shore - very relaxing Plenty of water activities

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Fatboys is a great little resort, in lovely quiet unspoilt part of the world. The staff are genuinely lovely and will always greet you with a real smile and be happy to help in any way they can. I would best describe it as grungy luxury. This is not a polished 5 star resort with air-conditioning and a fancy spa.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

The airport is on an island of its own, so your journey to your accommodation will start with a boat ride. The resort has a maximum of 21 guests who are accommodated in pretty wooden huts with leaf roofs. The hut sizes include the two-person over-water honeymoon suite and the two-bed semi for five that we stayed in (queen bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

We were 7 little Australians (all over 50 and beyond). Only 1 had ventured into the Solomons (1988) but never to Fatboys. From the moment we arrived at the little wharf until the day we reluctantly departed, we had the absolute best time ever. Fatboys is pure paradise, snorkelling around the restaurant, over at Kennedy Island and the other islands... More 

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

Thank you for your review, I am pleased you all enjoyed your stay and hope to see you all again sooner rather than later. Best regards from all the staff! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

My husband and I have always been interested in travelling to the Solomons and recently went for his 50th birthday. and our expectations were exceeded. Staying at Fatboys you are treated so well this review probably can't do it justice. From the time you are greeted at Gizo airport the personalised Fatboys experience begins. You are transported safely by boat... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I spent 5 days in Fatboys Resort in Gizo as an individual traveller. My stay there was one of the best holidays of my life! When you arrive there, everywhere around the water is just amazingly clear blue / green and you can snorkel all around to see incredible colorful fishes, sea stars, reef sharks, shells and so on. The... More 

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FatboysResort, Manager at Fatboys Resort, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us just as much as we enjoyed having you with us, we do say this a lot to our guests, but its easy said when its true :) Glad that you enjoyed the fishing too :) hope to see you or any friends someday. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

One reason to get to the Fat Boys Resort in the Western Solomons is to explore the John F. Kennedy connection. When my wife and I booked at Fat Boys, we had no idea that Kennedy Island is immediately in front of it. We both served twice as Peace Corps Volunteers, a program for which JFK is famous. During our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The best thing about Fatboys was the location, amazing snorkeling off the restaurant deck, and the views from the rooms and overwater restaurant. But there was so many more great things about the resort. Food was terrific, the restaurant location was perfect (over the water), the rooms were private and very comfortable, the staff were so obliging and friendly. All... More 

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