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Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We chose Oarsmans Bay as our family holiday destination given that it was owned and run by local villagers as well as being more basic to give our children a bit of perspective on how good they have it back in Australia. The resort is very basic but more than adequate for a quiet relaxing holiday location. Our accommodation was...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great view of the beach from our bure, very basic bure, and for the price we paid this was great, however, the mandatory food charge was extremely expensive. We were also charged for internet, which was not provided, and then were charged a 2nd time for the small amount of internet access we did get. Meals were also very basic,...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed 4 nights at Oarsmans. I got a Bungalow at the beach because the dorm is getting renovated. The bungalow was pretty basic and old, but so much better than what I have seen from the dorm - the facilities looked horrible. The whole place looks rundown and abandoned. Part of the staff was almost unfriendly and creepy. When...

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Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for nights at the lodge. The beach in this place is gorgeous, the best I've seen. The coral is not as good as other islands in the region. I had mixed feelings about the management. Positive- I paid for a dorm but as they were renovating I ended up staying in a Bure and sharing with 2 other...

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Marseille, France
Reviewed November 30, 2016

If you want to rest, to be in the sea, to have access to many other islands and the caves, then this is the place. Very nice staff, helpful and smiling! Easy to reach: terminal of the Awesome Flyer, seaplane or Sea bus from Lautoka.

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Reviewed November 27, 2016

The resort is located on a long, white beach with blue turquoise sea. The silence was truly magical. The rooms facing the sea with huge windows for great view the staffs beautiful smiles completes the day at OBL.

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Paris, France
Reviewed November 23, 2016

The resort is on a long and beautiful beach, and you can snorkel right out. For diving you've got to make an appointment with a diver's club, I didn't. The bungalow was very pleasant, with glass-louvred windows, great for ventilation. The food was OK. No entertainment, no alcohoolic nights,which was fine with me.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this beautiful and amazing slice of heaven only a few days ago (from writing this review) and what a treat this island is. The Fijians running the place are fantastic, friendly and so accomodating. The views are breath taking. We booked a dorm room and we were upgraded to our own private hut. Thank you. The rooms...

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australia
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This was our 4th stay at OBL and unfortunately the resort has lost its soul. When we arrived there were no other guest there ( the resort next door was full! ) it was like a ghost resort. OBR used to be one of the best resorts in the Yasawas, but now there is no enthusiasm, no entertainment or singing...

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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights although we wish we could have stayed longer! We had a garden bure but still had a great view of the beach as the bures have plenty of space between them and there was no bures situated between ours and the beach. The staff were friendly and the food was good....

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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: $133 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oarsman's Bay Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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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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“Choose a beachfront bure.”
 of 5 bubbles sarsdow, 4 days ago | Read review
“Not much difference, all have a wonderfull view!”
 of 5 bubbles simonne_13, Nov 30, 2016 | Read review
“Beachfront bures 1A, 2A & 3A”
 of 5 bubbles swaussi, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Renovated Beachfront Bures look good”
 of 5 bubbles kaufo, Jul 1, 2016 | Read review
“If you can pay the little extra and book a beach burra.”
 of 5 bubbles Vanilla-Rose22, Jan 7, 2016 | Read review
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