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currumbin
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Whilst not the most modern accom, Turtle bay was typically relaxed island living. Rooms were perfectly clean & comfortable and setting perfect. it is the perfect base for exploring the island and with the help of Dianne & Skye, managers of Turtle bay, organising trips was simple. The staff were friendly as and the gardens immaculate. I felt totally relaxed... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back to England after a fantastic couple of months in the Pacific. We finished our trip with a week at Turtle bay and loved it! Sky, Diane, Isaac and all the team looked after us really well. The accommodation was great - right on the beach which was great for swimming at high tide. Our children loved the... More 

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Thank jamesszy
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 5 nights in a clean and comfortable Ocean View room overlooking the lagoon which reflected the glorious sunrises. Sky and Dianne were most helpful and accommodating as were the staff. We enjoyed the out door dining areas and seating areas. Tour to the Millennium Cave was a highlight. Kayaking to the Blue Holes and Oyster Island well worth... More 

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Thank Adrienne J
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend & I recently stayed at Turtle Bay Lodge. A great location half way up the east coast, with easy access to blue holes, Champagne Beach, Port Orly, Lonnoc and Luganville. The outdoor areas are lovely and outdoor dining a treat - best pizza's on the island, plus a good menu. Have eaten here before but the first time... More 

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Thank LuxuryGirl1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We stayed in the waterfront family room at Turtle Bay Lodge for 5 nights and it was the perfect place to base yourself to see all of what Santo has to offer. Only 20 mins from town/airport, situated right on the water, close to 3 Blue holes, the famous Champagne Beach and Port Olry also only a short drive away.... More 

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Thank Christina R
Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Christina R, thanks for your review. While we are not a 5 star resort, our staff pride themselves on striving for 5 star service, with a smile. Glad you enjoyed your stay and everything that Santo has to offer. Hope to see you again soon :) More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

My husband and I stayed at Turtle bay Lodge for 4 days of our trip to Santo. It is well situated for visiting the sights further up the coast and and kayaking to the Blue Holes and Oyster Island. We enjoyed having our meals outside looking at the beautiful views across the water. The staff looked after us well and... More 

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Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou hjdimocks for your review. So glad you were able to get your ongoing accom all sorted. We would love to see you back in Turtle Bay one day. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

My husband and I stayed at turtle bay for three nights for our trip to Santo and we both loved it. The location is perfect, right on the lagoon with beautiful views on both sides and we particularly enjoyed being able to have dinner and breakfast on the deck overlooking the water every day. The rooms are clean and comfortable... More 

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Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks AliceV for your review. You were great fun, as guests and we would love to see you back again, one day. More 

Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

My sister and I had a wonderful time at Turtle Bay Lodge. The beachfront location just a few kilometers north of Luganville is superb. We were well looked after by friendly staff. The food is terrific, mmmm those fresh fruit salads. Our hosts Skye and Dianne fantastic. I would definitely stay there again if returning to Santo.

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Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Linda P, Thank you for your review. I know I speak for all the staff when I say we loved having you stay with us. Hope to see you again one day. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

A Nice family place. Common area was nice and food was good. Rooms not as nice advertised, a little run down but perfectly livable. Staff were very nice and there was tons of active things to do (paddle boards, kayaking, blue holes, snorkeling).

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Thank Kelly J
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We recently spent 6 nights at Turtle Bay and absolutely loved it! Loved that it was out of town and felt quite remote. The resort grounds are beautiful and kept very tidy. Rooms are basic but have everything you need. Very clean and serviced daily. We were even able to lie in bed and watch the sunrise over the water... More 

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Thank Kerryn94
Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Kerryn94. We are very lucky to be surrounded by so much natural beauty, and we love to see guests enjoy themselves as much as you guys did. Many thanks from all the Staff at Turtle Bay. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a beautiful waterfront location, Turtle Bay Lodge is a 20-minute drive from Luganville and 25 minutes from Santo-Pekoa International Airport. Situated half way to the famous Champagne Beach and a leisurely kayak from both the Riri and Matevulu Blue Holes it is the ideal place to experience Santo. You can relax on the private beach, swim in the outdoor pool or enjoy a range of watersport activities. Snorkel the coral reef one side of the property or laze in the calm waters of the bay on the other. Kayak across to Turtle Island or one of the Blue Holes. The tour desk can organise a full range of Santo activities for you or you may choose to rent one of the onsite cars to see the Island at your own pace. Turtle Bay Lodge guests enjoy free continental breakfast and free wi-fi. All fan-cooled rooms boast a patio with sea views. They feature a fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. They offer a desk and a bathroom with a shower and a toilet. Some rooms have a kitchenette and a seating area. The onsite Sea Star Restaurant and bar are both open daily, serving cocktails and an extensive menu of local seafood, organic beef and vegetables and pizzas. Your free continental breakfast includes toast or cereals, fruit salad, lime juice and coffee. Airport shuttle and guest laundry are available for an additional charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turtle Bay Lodge

Address: | East Coast Santo, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu (Formerly Turtle Bay Resort)
Location: Vanuatu > Espiritu Santo > Luganville
Price Range: $71 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Turtle Bay Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Turtle Bay Hotel Espiritu Santo
Turtle Bay Lodge Vanuatu/Luganville
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