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Nusa Island Retreat

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Kavieng, Papua New Guinea
984 2247
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Maleny, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We recently had 4 nights at Nusa Island Retreat - this was our second visit. Shaun & Shannon and the crew have added some new additions since our last trip. In particular the dining areas right near the water are special. Everything about this place is beautiful - the over water bungalows are really lovely - basic, but beautiful. The... More 

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1 Thank lelet2
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

A little island just off from Kavieng. It's a very relaxing place with friendly hosts, a good bar and excellent food.

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Lae, Papua New Guinea
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Stunning location. Basic local style accom but great food and reasonable price. Close to dive and snorkel sites. Great water for SUP

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1 Thank sean4440
Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Wonderful service, great fresh food (especially the tropical fruit smoothies and Mojitos PNG style)- could not ask for more.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Stunning location, unbounding serenity, great bar, cold beers and great hospitality! Such an oasis! Thanks Shannon and Shaun!

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3 Thank Sharon C
Ballina, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

surf, food, accommodation, staff all great. Expert guidance to the surf breaks, guaranteed to be uncrowded. The place has an investment in the local community.

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Tel Aviv
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Good food big variety nice setting d friendly join one of the common table make sure to ask for the bar tricks

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1 Thank IssyE
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Nusa is my retreat from the field, when I work up in New Ireland, and I wouldn't go anywhere else. The food is reliably great, fast and fresh. It is hard to go past the burgers at lunch (a great burger and chips is like gold in PNG), and the dinner buffet is brilliant (although there are 8 or so... More 

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1 Thank Peter W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

I have spent a week in Nusa Island retreat. That was a fabulous time spent relaxing and eating while others in the group enjoyed dives. It was an experience closer to nature in many ways. The animal rehabilitation done by the owners of the resort is admirable. As a result the guests get a chance to be up and close... More 

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1 Thank Madhavi M
Karlstad, Sweden
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Everything we had was really good. They served at least 5 dishes every night and desert. Best food we had in PNG!

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Thank Staffan E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kavieng, Papua New Guinea
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Papua New Guinea  >  Islands Region  >  Kavieng
  • Phone Number: 984 2247

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?