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Tawali Resort

3.5 of 5
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Alotau Milne Bay Province | Milne Bay, Alotau, Papua New Guinea
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tawali is a winner! Setting: Stunning and blissfully remote. Nothing but pristine ocean and lush jungle. The cultural experience is authentic, not staged. Accommodation: Spacious, comfortable and spotlessly clean bungalows with a large balcony offering unobscured water and jungle views. Generous bathroom amenities, piping hot water and sleep-inducing mattress. Facilities: Swimming and brilliant snorkeling from the resort! Free kayaks! Beautifully... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was blown away by the stunning views, natural beauty and incredible dives at Tawali! The hour drive to the boat to get to the remote paradise of Tawali was arduous, but well worth it. There are many interesting things to see on your drive through towns, villages and forests. The bus was nice, with huge windows to view the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I spent 3 nights in Bungalow #1 last week. The room was lovely and big, we each had a double bed, and the view from the balcony was quite incredible. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Chef cooked up brilliant meals each day, my only complaint would be that the serving sizes were too big for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tawali is paradise. The clear water, the coral reefs, the deep dark blue sea, the kayakin, the snorkelling and the scuba diving were all outstanding bi can't wait to return. This is Mother Nature at her best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We live in PNG and took a long weekend staying at this secluded resort on the edge of the Pacific Ocean. It's remote, unspoilt, charming, peaceful and relaxing. The reception, dining area and cabins are set on a hillside overlooking the ocean and shoreline reefs. A short walk down to the sea takes you to the outdoor pool, dive shop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Tawali resort is were the rainforest meets the sea in a remote area that is a flight to gurney airport then picked up by the resort bus for a 1 1/2 hr drive up to the boat then a boat ride to your destination. All rooms have a view the bungalows are nice but basic not bad for png if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We arrived with no idea what we would find - and not expecting much - the resort is remote and surrounded by jungle. Built out of timber in various stages of decay - nothing lasts more than 2 years - it is a constant job to keep ahead of the rot! Having said that the rooms are spacious and very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Accessible only by plane, bus and boat trip your travel to resort sets the tone for Tawali...you are away from it all. On arriving you are treated by a pretty house reef and beautiful backdrop of rainforest . Resort is just only just visible tucked away in the trees. Staff are warm and genuinely interested in ensuring you are enjoying... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

After spending some time in the grim and dangerous Port Moresby, Milne Bay Province and especially Tawali were a striking contrast. Alotau is safe, the bus trip to the boat that takes you to Tawali is fascinating, and first impressions of Tawali itself were even better than I had expected. This place is truly an unspoiled paradise. The view from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Paradise for divers and snorkelers but also a fantastic place to just chill out or involve yourself in the numerous other activities. Access is via a 50 min flight from Port Moresby to Alotau then 1 1/2 hour bus ride(resorts bus) around the bay and a 15 min boat ride to the resort. The drive is scenic through coastal villages.... More 

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