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Turtle Bay Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 May 2015

Traveled to Santos and stayed 3 nights at this resort. Not damaged by cyclone but suffering because of perception all of Vanuatu was damaged. Location on the beach ensured cool breezes, sound of waves to go to sleep and handy and interesting reef for snorkeling within 25 metres. Rooms equivalent Aust 31/2 star, screened, comfortable beds, effective shower, clean with...

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

Thankyou RossM for your review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Hope to see you again soon.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 19 April 2015

From the moment we walked into Turtle Bay Lodge we felt very welcomed by the staff and received a refreshing drink which was heaven after our long flight. Walking outside to the eating area we were amazed at how beautiful it looked with different types of seating areas and all lit up. We stayed at Turtle Bay for 1 week...

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Dianne M, Manager at Turtle Bay Lodge, responded to this review

We are so very glad you both enjoyed your stay in our little piece of paradise. It was a pleasure having you both here.

Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2015

As we were the first group to visit after cyclone Pam when phones and internet were down , for some reason my review has not been posted up on this site. I apologise as we had an incredibly relaxing 6 dates stay at Turtle Bay and pretty well can say to Justine P ( the previous contributor). I thought I...

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Reviewed 18 April 2015

Turtle Bay Lodge has a comfortable, relaxed ambiance in a lovely, natural environment which for me, captures the essence of Vanuatu. It's a place where you can just wander out to the reef or down to the beach, dawdle back for a meal, hang around, read, chat and feel completely at home. We loved getting to know the staff, especially...

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1Thank Jo M
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Turtle Bay Lodge was a really beautiful place to stay. We stayed there for 3 nights (would have loved to stay longer), just after the cyclone. Pam. Lucky us we didn't cancel our trip to Santo! Because the island was not damaged at all and so beautiful!! We had the resort for ourselves and were "spoiled" by Jenny and John...

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Berry, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2015

We stayed 12 nights and really enjoyed ourselves. Trent and Emma made us feel welcome and made our trip everything we wanted. It's hard to put into words the feeling of just being part of the resort with staff friendly and accommodating. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Mary & Sul, really the highlight of our trip, seeing villagers living...

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3Thank Pam L
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We stayed in lovely clean simple rooms only a few meters from the beach. Hosts Trent and Emma will do everything possible to give you a wonderful holiday. Having a kitchenette was important to us as we have specific dietry requirements. That said, the restaurant was lovely and the staff were able to cater for our varied needs. (Suzanne is...

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5Thank RussellCunningham
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2014

we stayed here for 8 nights and loved the peace and tranquillity. Trent and Emma are the perfect hosts providing plenty of info on arrival and during our stay. We did a few of the day trips one to the millennium caves - spectacular .... another to Champagne Beach and Port Olry - this is a must see as it...

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Reviewed 30 November 2014

Loved this place Waking up to the sound of the water gently lapping on the rocks to then step into the clean clear water of Turtle Bay for a spot of snorkeling first thing in the morning was a perfect way to start the day. We were fortunate to have Pete who is an experienced diver holidaying at Turtle Bay...

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Reviewed 28 November 2014

Transfer pre-arranged we were picked up by Enoch from the airport, a true gentleman, who offered to take us via the supermarket which we jumped at, having read here that town is some distance away. We were greeted by Matt, the owner, who we grew to know as fun loving, humorous and helpful and, as a bonus, the owner of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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)
Region: Vanuatu > Espiritu Santo > Luganville
Price Range: ₹ 2,120 - ₹ 6,409 (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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