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Hideaway Island Resort & Marine Sanctuary

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Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

Ok so the post office is a bit of a gimmick but it's still good laugh make sure you bring a underwater camera to get a picture of you posting your card, plus heaps of good snorkeling there aswell. The beer is a decent price...More

1  Thank Brendan M
Response from hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 5 January 2015

Hi Brendan, Thank you for the review on the Post Office. It is very popular with visitors to Vanuatu and it is amazing the number of people that just come to the Island to buy the cards and post them home to themselves. Glad the...More

Reviewed 25 December 2014

If you are looking for 5 star accommodation, this isn't it. However, if you are looking for good value, clean accommodation with no frills, and friendly staff, give Hideaway a try. We had Bungalow 2 with a very nice little deck and constant cooling breeze.The...More

2  Thank CeeBeeAuckland
Response from hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 5 January 2015

Hi Cee Bee, Thank your writing your review. We are one of the mostly friendly resorts in Vanuatu who rely on our staff and facilities to deliver a great experience. It was pleasing to read that your transfers were handled well and even better to...More

Reviewed 12 December 2014

The island is in a beautiful location with excellent snorkelling just off the beach. The fish were abundant and colourful. Our villa was huge, clean and very comfortable. There was plenty of room for the three of us but we did not make much use...More

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Response from hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 24 December 2014

Thank you for writing your review. The 1 bedroom Villa has wonderful views of our waters and it is very well appointed with modern furnishings and facilities. We do have very good packages for all our room types with many guests taking advantage of our...More

Reviewed 12 December 2014

We've just returned to Hideaway Island, where we do coral reef restoration program twice a year. We've been here 7 times between 2012 and 2014, and each time we've had an amazing experience. The resort has top-notch facilities and excellent services. The staff are friendly...More

2  Thank UniversityNewcastle
Response from hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 23 December 2014

Hi Ken and the Students of University of Newcastle, A big thank you from everyone for your return visit. It is amazing how much the coral gardens have bloomed over the past few years thus making the under water experience for our visitors a whole...More

Reviewed 28 November 2014

From the moment we stepped onto the ferry we were attended to at every turn. The entire staff is helpful and informative. We stayed in the 2 bedroom Villa and it was spacious and beautifully decorated. We had wifi connection in the Villa and our...More

2  Thank Fran G
Response from hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 1 December 2014

Hi Fran and Emma, A big thank you for writing the review. The 2 bedroom villa is our top of the range and is well sort after by many return visitors so perhaps it is on your radar for 2015. Our staff are very helpful...More

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Amenities
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Beachfront
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Refrigerator in room
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US$ 46 - US$ 213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Business Hotel in Port Vila
#11 Family Hotel in Port Vila
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Port Vila
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
#13 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$ 46 - US$ 213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Business Hotel in Port Vila
#11 Family Hotel in Port Vila
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Port Vila
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
#13 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
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kiwijokers
13 April 2018|
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Response from hideawayisland | Property representative |
Hi Jokers, The boat ride from Mele beach is a short 5 minute trip. Our staff will help with your luggage. We do not have a bus but all throughout the day there are busses and taxis at Mele beach. The busses are share ride... More
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Robyn300
14 February 2018|
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We can arrange airport transfers for 2250vatu for two people one way. Drivers need an expensive permit to pick up at the airport which is why it is more than regular bus fare. We make sure our drivers show up for... More
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Lesa V
16 December 2017|
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Response from hideawayisland | Property representative |
Hi LesaV, our reservations desk will arrange an airport transfer to and from the airport. The ferry has no cost. The Marine Sanctuary Island fee is included with room stays as are use of the snorkel gear, kayaks, stand up... More
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"Bungalow 11 was great. Not too far from reception or beach bar but seemed secluded."
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"Villas are dearer, but offer quiet space, tv and wifi. recommended for older couples."
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"All villas, bungalows, twin shares, backpackers, have easy access to the beach. Bring a torch.. paths to the..."
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