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Lissenung Island Resort

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I spent 8 nights on this beautiful island as we heard the scuba diving is good - which it definitely is. The island is small and low key and the maximum number of guests during our stay was 8! The cabins are comfortable and the service was friendly, relaxed and attentive. I'm sure the food is the...

Thank KarinP63
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Located a boat ride away from Kavieng, this Island paradise offers privacy in your own cabin, and friendly staff and service that comes with the small size of the resort. Meals are all supplied, and whilst not a lot of choice, they have a great way of producing tasty and healthy choices. If you want to sit around the pool...

Thank Jetty D
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place!!!! Truly unique!!! Plenty of great waves - thanks Simon for excellent and personalised surf guiding. Whales, dolphins, more fish than you can imagine, hatching turtles - the list goes on. Ange, Dietmar and Simon - you're incredible and you have assembled and incredible team of caring, happy and generous people. It's been an incredible privilege to...

Thank Mark P
Papua New Guinea
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We spend 7 nights at this wonderful resort. If you are looking for a dive resort with a white sandy beach, this is the place in PNG. Although some of the facilities are dated and would need replacement soon everything was need and tidy. Owners Dietmar and Angie did their best to make one feel welcome through out your stay....

Thank alivematt
Los Angeles
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I was hesitant to make a trip to PNG for all the poor reviews you read and hear about the country and I was even more hesitant to go to a resort that was so far out. I am so glad we took this trip! Lissenung is a fantastic place to do some supper diving and GREAT food! Beer and...

Thank DannyWink
Lismore, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

A magical place. White sandy beaches. Turquoise blue sea. Sensational orangey-red sunsets. Absolutely delicious food (with seconds if you are still hungry). The most incredible snorkelling within a few metres of walking from the beach in front of the dining area. I stayed for five nights and loved every minute. Peaceful, restful, tranquil. I don't dive so can't comment on...

1Thank Kowarri
Darwin, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The Diving Divas spent a week at this beautiful Island resort, Ange had been fantastic with answering all kinds of questions before hand giving invaluable info about negotiating through airports, and alleviating any worries about travelling through PNG. Ditema and Ange warmly welcomed us and showed us to our delightful bungalow, the food was plentiful and healthy with always a...

Thank Marian S
Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed at Lissenung for 1 week in August 2016. It was booked through Dive Adventures (Nina Joost) and they are very helpful and professional. I recommend them highly. All the flights and transfers went without a hitch. Lissenung is a tiny island run by Dietmar and Ange, both of whom go out of their way to make you feel...

Thank Peter M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Take your shoes off when you arrive and RELAX! A welcome break from the stresses of working in PNG. Friendly staff, and an amazing house reef for snorkelling. Not everything was working as advertised (the outriggers were broken) but we didn't care.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This island resort is on a beautiful private island. Rooms were clean with rainwater showers. Food was great and Nosaki ran a good restaurant! The local staff were amazing and made my trip entertaining and comfortable. Dietmar, the owner, was welcoming and friendly. I enjoyed Rosy's night tour with headlamps. Guests would benefit from having access to some outrigger canoes...

Thank Magmar369

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine a small tropical island covered in palm trees, surrounded by a white sandy beach, a beautiful house reef and some of the best diving, snorkeling and surfing in the world. Lissenung Island is located just a 20-minute boat ride from the airport in Kavieng, New Ireland Province. Nestled amongst natural surrounds traditionally-built bungalows accommodate a maximum of 14 guests. Forget your high heels, suits and ties; barefoot, tropical attire is our dress code. The open sided restaurant is where local and international cuisine is served, with local seafood featuring high. Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included in the rates, which are per person. At Lissenung Island Resort, personal service is guaranteed and a visit here is truly exclusive! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lissenung Island Resort

Address: P.O. Box 536, Kavieng 631, Papua New Guinea
Region: Papua New Guinea > Islands Region > Kavieng
Price Range: ₹ 8,401 - ₹ 13,248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lissenung Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Lissenung Island Hotel Kavieng
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“WE had bungalow 5 on the beach and it was lovely.”
alivematt, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had bungalow 8. Very nice, quiet, and it has a day bed on the deck”
  • Bungalow 8
  • Deck bungalow 8
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969peterm, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“take a torch”
458stuartm, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It's going to be a wet landing, so dress accordingly to wade ashore at least knee deep.”
WengKoonV, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I loved my bungalow (#5) with direct access to the beach down a small sandy path and a lush garden fronting the balcony.”
480lizt, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
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