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“Close to surf” 4 of 5 stars
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Pacific Lagoon Apartments
3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Pango Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu   |  
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Ranked #11 of 46 Hotels in Port Vila
Mollymook
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Close to surf”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Our family of 4 spent one week at Pacific Lagoon late May. The apartment was lovely and clean, and the lagoon view was worth the bit extra. We felt like we were the only one's there at times: this is not a big, busy resort. The location is great, very accessible to Port Vila by the buses that run along the main road constantly. It was the accessibilty to the surf that we chose Pacific Lagoon. Our son surfed every day with the local boys at Pango, just a short 20 minute walk down the road. We used the kayaks to explore the lagoon on high tide, and also swam across to Erakor Island (beware the fast run out tide). I highly recommend the Erakor Island Melanesian night on thursdays. It was good value going across on the boat and enjoying a beautiful feast, with music,kastom dancing and fire show!!

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We (Gabrielle Cayte and I) work hard and needed some R&R. Gabe found Pacific Lagoon through online searches and followed up with Trip Advisor. High fives to Gabe because we found the perfect apartment for us. No Tom, Dick or Harry! Helpful and friendly manager (Chris), terrific staff (including mr security lol), ideal lagoon-fronted apartment! Yep we found paradise. Inexpensive bus (or taxi) into Port (a couple of kms away) where we bought our daily fruit and veg from the markets and did our 'girl shopping', had lunch and wandered through the mummas markets or along the sea front. We met a great extended family group there and caught up with them at days end to compare activities. Gabe has already rebooked for next year (this time with her boy partner!). I'm organizing another girls-only week. Highly recommended for friends, families or couples.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

It's surprisingly very a very nice place. The rooms are comfortable, and everything inside the apartments is perfect. The location is very good, and the possibility to take kayaks for free is really nice.
The pool is maybe a bit small but then again adequate enough for a few splashes. Maryann the landlady is really cool and super helpful. She gets 10 points

Just one small point that could be improved especially in the next renovation and that is the BBQ grill. That poor thing is really old, could use an extreme makeover.
However, all in all, Really cozy feel and would happily recommend to anyone.

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Brisbane, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Our family stayed here in April for 7 nights.
It was the perfect stay for us. The gardens were lush & very well maintained. Large grass areas for kids to run around The pool area and undercover area is a nice place to chill after being out all day. Other families had the same idea, as it was a meeting point of an afternoon and a great way for kids & adults to meet others & have a chat about their day.

The units were cleaned everyday. The showers had good water pressure, with a drying area to hang wet togs etc...There is a washing machine which is available to use for a small fee. The dryer isn't necessary unless it is raining as there is a clothes line available. I accidently left my I-pad in the laundry shed, & one of the cleaning ladies came looking for me to give it back to me. All the staff were great & very accommodating. Easy to catch bus into town, & good car parking area if you have a hire car. We will definetly come back again & stay here.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Noosa Beach, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We stayed for one week and had the most awesome and relaxing time. The apartment was very well set out and had every thing we needed. We had a lagoon view - and spent most afternoons just sitting on our balcony enjoying the water views-and wine and cheese! the manger - Chris- was very helpful and the staff all happy and friendly. What we liked the best was how peaceful the Resort was - whilst about 5 Km out of town - we were away from all the noise and busy streets and cars. It was very easy to get a bus to and from the Resort - and also fun chatting with the local drivers and passengers.
I have already booked it again for next year - this time 10 days!

We were three good friends- left the boys at home - just wanted to escape and have a relaxing time - we just loved this resort and Vanuatu!
Gabrielle, Sharon and Cayte

Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
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Boyne I
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Pacific Lagoon Apartments was a great stay for us, we stayed for 5 nights 2 adults and 3 children. It had everything we needed and the manager Chris was so helpful, assisted with bookings we wanted and shared lots of local knowledge. The kids really enjoyed the pool area and so did we! The kayaks were used to yak across to Erakor Island and would have been used for more except a cyclone had stirred the water up so snorkelling was a little murky. The apartments where very comfortable and functional and were cleaned daily. The grounds were gorgeous and well maintained. It had everything we needed for our very busy holiday, cooking facilities and a great spot to unwind.

Thank you to all the staff.

Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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Wollongong, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Stayed at the PLA in January with the fam (kids aged 6,8,16,18) and had a GREAT time. Manager Chris bent over backwards to supply info/advice/resources without ever smothering us. Regular cricket updates also available! Met many friendly and like-minded families there too, which added to a wonderful holiday for us all. Still sorting all the fotos.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Pacific Lagoon Apartments

Address: Pango Road, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Port Vila
#6 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
#7 Family Hotel in Port Vila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pacific Lagoon Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On the water's edge in a peaceful garden setting Pacific Lagoon Apartments is conveniently located, a little out of town, at the mouth of picturesque Erakor Lagoon, near other resorts and 4 kilometres from Port Vila town centre. Our eleven 2 bedroom apartments are fully serviced, have well equipped kitchens, satellite TV, in-house DVDs, kayaks and barbecue. Our friendly staff will look after you and PLA can be your home away from home. ... more   less 
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Pacific Lagoon Apartments Hotel Port Vila
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