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Turtle Bay Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Thank hjdimocks
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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1 Thank Linda P
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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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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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 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at turtle bay lodge for 14 nights and it was bliss!! Stayed with my husband and family, the resort had the best vibe. Shout out to the Managers of the resort - Skye & Dianne - and the beautiful staff that work there. They made you feel like you were so welcome, as though staying at their home.... More 

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

Thank you SylvieBrenden for your review. The staff all loved having you and your Family stay with us. We love it when people appreciate the natural beauty that is Espiritu Santo. Come back and see us soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Recently stayed at Turtle Bay Lodge for 10 days. The views from the Lodge are amazing , the grounds and common areas extremely well maintained. Staff are very friendly and the Managers Dianne and Skye could not be more helpful. You can relax and/or do some great activities. Sit by the pool with a cocktail or kayak to a blue... More 

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

Thanks KerryB for your lovely review. Very glad you all enjoyed your stay so much. Hope to see you again one day soon. P.S: We are moveing ahead with your suggestions. Many thanks. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Wonderfully situated lodge on the Pacific shore from where we did several excursions. Very helpful management – for Skye and Dianne with staff there was absolutely none of our questions or claims that couldn´t be solved (and we haven´t had a better pizza anywhere!). Thanks also to Mayumi Green with staff at Wrecks to Rainforest who (with great assistans of Skye and... More 

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

Thank you for your review mornermedia, we had great time having you here. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip, and can make it back to Turtle Bay another day. Many thanks More 

Spilsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

In Vanuatu, the island of Espiritu Santo is so much nicer than Efate and the scenery is beautiful. The whole place has the feel of a large rural village and by luck we picked on probably the best place to stay in Espiritu Santo - Turtle Bay Lodge. Turtle Bay Lodge has reasonably priced accommodation, excellent food and the rooms... More 

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

Thank you I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay here at Turtle Bay. I look forward to seeing you back here one day. Happy travels. 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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Also Known As:
Turtle Bay Hotel Espiritu Santo
Turtle Bay Lodge Vanuatu/Luganville
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