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Verona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For our honeymoon we were in Ratua in September 2016 for a week. It's an incredible place!! wonderful private rooms, that smells of wood (really fantastic), with private beach. All the staff is so kind! I swim with 2 bog tourtles in a pure and transparent water, and I swim with horses. An oasis of peace and tranquility. Only one... More 

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Dunedin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With two kids (9 and 10 year olds) my wife and I spent 4 days at Ratua. It was simply fantastic. We should have booked to stay longer. Highlights were the horse riding and the trip to the blue hole. Bong, Ailyn and the staff were all wonderful. Robin in particular was great and took the kids under his wing... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was not just all that we anticipated but more! Ratua is simply beautiful from the villas where comfort is not forgotten but the rustic style reminds you to unwind and relax to the amazing snorkeling just off the beach to the lovely staff always attentive but never imposing. It is truly a very special pave and the ethos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just came back from our third(!) stay at Ratua, so you could say we quite like that place and that this review is a bit overdue. There are quite possibly resorts in the South Pacific that do better in individual areas: better food, better accommodation, better service, even better setting. But in combination of all these things, Ratua just... More 

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Thank Michael H
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from seven magnificent nights on Ratua. From the time the boat arrived at the dock until the moment we left it was like we were in paradise. Great food, outstanding service from Bong, Ailyn & the rest of the staff & just the most amazing setting made for an unforgettable stay. We will be back!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you seek total rest and relaxation, at a wonderful venue with excellent management and staff, then Ratua is such a place. We have been travelling the Pacific for over 40 years, stayed at all the great places and Ratua is at least the equal to any of our other favourite places. From the outset the management team (Bong and... More 

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Thank John150950
Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had such an amazing time here. It was me, my 4yo and 2yo, my parents and my sister. We stayed in the "dragon" villa. We had our own beach immediately off the villa, we never saw another person on it. Claude, Robin and Johnny are utterly fabulous. Claude took us around the island a couple of times in his... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

I really can’t rave enough about this island, so be prepared, this is a long review! Ratua seriously has it all - a beautiful & protected bay with white sandy beaches, azure-blue water so clear you don’t need a snorkel set to see the abundant and amazing marine life (including many resident turtles I paddle-boarded with every day), horses you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Ratua is an incredible place. The island itself is so lush with vegetation and the surrounding water is gin clear and just full of fish jumping out of the water. The snorkeling was superb and the kayaks were very good quality. The accommodation are Balinese huts which feel traditional and rustic but also luxurious and decadent. The beaches were beautiful... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Ratua is the most amazing place I have ever stayed. The location is incredible, the ocean is teal blue and full of life. The staff are friendly, welcoming and helpful. Nothing is a problem. The food is fresh and delicious, much of it produced on the island. Swimming with the horses was such fun! We'll be back. Thanks, Ratua!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ratua Island is a wild, magical place with authentic people who offer a simple and warm reception in a naturally beautiful environment. There are 13 individual 200-year-old Indonesian villas that have been specially reconstructed on sites offering stunning views with a private deck or beach. Located in the Vanuatu Archipelago, off the South East tip of Espiritu Santo, Ratua is only a 30-minute motorboat journey from the mainland on our own private motor launch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ratua Private Island

Address: BP 396, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Espiritu Santo > Luganville
Price Range: $294 - $468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ratua Private Island 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Ratua Private Island Hotel Luganville
Ratua Private Island Vanuatu/Luganville
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Luganville
#2 Romantic Hotel in Luganville
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Luganville
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