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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Turtle Bay Lodge for ten days as it's central to all the things we wanted to do great snorkelling, fishing, touring & horse riding. The managers Skye ,Dianne & staff were friendly and informative about the area and could arrange anything we wanted do, nothing was too much trouble. All rooms have a beautiful ocean view and...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tucked away and very secluded, this is an utter gem of a place. Full of tropical beauty, Turtle Bay Lodge is gorgeous, spotlessly clean, with wonderful staff. We had some of the best food in the whole of Vanuatu here. They have kayaks and more onsite for those feeling adventurous- the ocean laps at your doorstep. There are many different...

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Mooloolah Valley, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Turtle Bay Lodge is in an amazing location, very close to everything on the east coat. The canoeing and snorkeling were fantastic. Very friendly and helpful staff. The Managers Skye and Diane make sure you are comfortable and enjoying your holiday. Nothing is too much trouble for them. Port Orly is a must to see, it is pure paradise. We...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed four nights at Turtle Bay Lodge and loved every minute. The staff are helpful, welcoming, even when we arrived in the middle of the night due to flight delays. The grounds are a tropical paradise. There are water views at every turn, and the rooms clean, comfortable and private. Food excellent. We spent a whole day relaxing, just...

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

Thank you Lesley J, for your lovely review. I speak on behalf all the staff when I say it was a joy having you stay with, and we can't wait to see yourself and David again. Many thanks

Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved this place. The rooms are clean and have an ocean view. It was perfect for us. The surrounding islands were beautiful and the staff were amazing. Big thanks to Skye and his lovely wife for taking such good care of us and even going as far to decorate the dining area for our sons birthday. We are...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Since our arrival in Vanuatu we have gone on little adventures around the country, and this place is great, everybody was very welcoming and friendly, a very enjoyable time, a simple, relaxed and welcoming environment what else could you possibly want in paradise

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Such a brilliant location with a plethora of Vanuatu's offerings all in one place! Turtle Bay Lodge certainly know how to throw a party! Live music, circus acts, brilliant company and lots of fun! The accomodation was excellent, the staff were super receptive and keen to please, the location... is simply stunning! Don't take my word for it, experience it...

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2Thank Ben C
Vientiane, Laos
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Our family first stayed here seven years ago and I guess it says it all that we keep returning. We have always felt at home here and it suits our needs perfectly. Santo remains wonderfully un-commercialised and Turtle Bay reflects that atmosphere. If you are after 5 star accommodation with room service throughout the night and a choice of restaurants...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We came here on part of a tour with Ride On Tours. Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. We were provided with a barbecue lunch on arrival and it was delicious! One of our favourite meals whilst in Vanuatu. Then we were given a tour of the sanctuary. We saw the Coconut Crab, snakes, pigs, lizards, chickens and turtles. We...

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

Hi Jacki Thanks for the review, unfortunately this is not our place! We are Turtle Bay Lodge, situated on the East coast of Santo, a different island from where Port Vila is on Efate. Please come and visit one day, it's a beautiful island with some spectacular sights, scenery and people. Many Thanks Matt (owner of Turtle Bay Lodge)

Reviewed 13 February 2017

We wanted somewhere to sit by the sea, read, study and otherwise do nothing, and Turtle Bay was perfect. We did a few of the many activities available on Santo island, but mostly just used the facilities at Turtle Bay - kayaking, snorkelling, swimming in the pool . . . The accommodation is not luxury but clean and adequate; it...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
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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)
Region: Vanuatu > Espiritu Santo > Luganville
Price Range: ₹ 2,191 - ₹ 6,477 (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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