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Oarsman's Bay Lodge

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Gros Islet, St. Lucia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Oarsman probably deserves 5 stars for sheer friendliness, but I'm a really tough grader. We didn't actually lodge there, but anchored offshore in our sailboat. They were so nice (as is the spot) we stayed 5 days! In part. we did so for their lovo -- Fijian underground oven-cooked meal. It was quite affordable (30 FJD/person) and the best one... More 

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Nadi, Fiji
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I couldn't say enough good things about my stay at the Oarsman. To be honest, this was not the type of stay I was initially looking for as a solo backpacker. In the end, I loved it so much I ended up extending the time here. The vibe is relaxed and familiar. Onnie and all of the staff are incredibly... More 

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Terranora, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Arriving on the Yasawa Flyer we were greeted on the best sandy beach in Fiji . Onnie and the staff welcome us and then Stephen we need to have a talk . Due to cyclone Winston your Garden View are not available , we have one duplex room and the dorm . Having emailed two weeks prior to check and... More 

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Brisabne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Went on a day trip to Oarsman's Bay Lodge and checked out one of the newly renovated rooms which have just been done up. This has included installing air con into the renovated rooms, a new bright paint job and interior make over. The rooms are only small and quite poky, however a renovation has clearly given them a new... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

So we had a very relaxing visit to Oarsman Bay. We were welcomed with a delicious juice and were really impressed with our beautiful bure. The resort is undergoing renovation and the bures were brand new with a fabulous view of the beach and sea, wooden deckchairs with comfortable cushioned toppers and our favourite bit, an outside shower. The beach... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Stayed here on my Yasawa excursion and this was one of the places I stayed.The setting was pretty ok and the food was ok too.The accommodation was as well as expected and activities at night was also ok.

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Nowra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

My partner and I were lucky enough to have a week at Oarsman’s Bay Lodge and it is a stay that we will remember for the rest of our lives. Throughout our whole stay there were never more than 8 people at the resort. This meant we had the beach and the most perfect sunsets to ourselves!! Throughout our entire... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Leaving the yasawa flyer you are just stunned by the beautiful bay...once you get to the resort you see why you are the only one to go there, while everyone is being brought to the blue lagoon resort...after experiencing the staff (especially the "tour guide/host/activity guide") you are left with very mixed feelings...it is hard to say why, but at... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I joined tripadvisor for the sole purpose of raving about this accommodation! thank you to the positive reviews before mine that encouraged me to stay here, despite lonely planet's vague and dissuading description (to be fair, two years old). Oarsman Bay Lodge is - first of all - located in the single most beautiful place I've ever traveled: right in... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

This resort is located on a beautiful beach with stunning views back across the reef. We had a wonderful friendly reception from the staff who sang a welcoming song accompanied by guitar. As is usual from this part of the world, all the staff were friendly and helpful. That's the positive side of Oarsmans Bay. I'm afraid there really wasn't... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated beside one of the worlds best all-tide swimming beaches is Oarsman's Bay Lodge in the remote Yasawa Islands in Fiji.​Stay in simple, traditionally built bure accommodations. We offer deluxe or family style bures for groups, dormitory style for backpacking and budget conscious guests. Adventurous travellers can pitch tents and camp out on our grounds, or be swept away for a night or two on your own private island. ​Oarsman's Bay Lodge will exceed your expectations of what a Fijian holiday can be!​ ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oarsman's Bay Lodge

Address: Nacula Island, Fiji
Location: Fiji > Yasawa Islands > Nacula Island
Price Range: $17 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oarsman's Bay Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Oarsman`s Bay Hotel Nacula Island
Oarsmans Bay Hotel
Oarsmans Bay Resort
Oarsman's Bay Lodge Fiji/Nacula Island
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