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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I did not stay here just came over to dive however I can say they have great wifi here. As part of the diving I was provided with lunch everyday - basic fare but very delicious and lots of fresh fruit. Joe and Sun told me the accommodation was pretty basic but the parts I saw were comfortable and I...

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Thank Rdnkh
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip made me worry about my future. If I ever will find another spot around the world that would top this place. It connected me back to nature. Such bliss. Did my basic and advance dive cert here. Joe and Sun were exceptional and not to forget the king of the Island Socks and soon to be queen, Boots....

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Thank Kamalan_Raja
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a night at the resort with my girlfriend and we had a fantastic stay at the resort. Joe and Sun (hotel managers) were awesome and helped us out with diving and to watch their awesome turtle sanctury. Recommend!!

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Thank mariusqd
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tranquility island diving for beginners is fantastic. Sun & Joe and great, Joe took us for our introductory dive off the beach to a beautiful reef. He was a great instructor and was very patient and helpful. 10/10!

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Thank nongatron
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I can not speak highly enough of Tranquility. The staff were an absolute pleasure to deal with, the food was 5 star home cooked just the way you would like it (even yummy treats after dinner), the accommodation was very clean and comfortable with cleaners daily. The entire team at tranquility made it such an enjoyable trip we had originally...

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Thank anthonyq62
Owen D, Owner at Tranquillity Island Resort & Dive Base, responded to this review

Really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us it was a delight to us all including our staff in town who coined your visit as the secret marriage and all were very excited about it, your very unique proposal clam shell has been posted off back to Aus, hope you receive it soon. We hope to see you and...

New Mexico
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We recently returned from a five day stay at the resort with a small group of divers. The resort is definitely a mixed bag. The reefs right off shore are filled with amazing coral and marine life. This is why you go. Diving and snorkeling are amazing. The thatched huts are quaint and housekeeping takes good care of them. Tommy...

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Owen D, Owner at Tranquillity Island Resort & Dive Base, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Russ. We were all very concerned to see it however as we pride ourselves on offering an enjoyable stay and diving and snorkeling at Tranquility as we have been told by many of our previous guests. We understand that you were sick when you arrived and both of our managers spent a lot of time...

Whangarei
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Such a beautiful little spot, rustic but not too much so (flushing toilets and comfy beds) - amazing staff and snorkeling, great food and in general the most awesome little get away. And a turtle sanctuary as well! We loved it!

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Thank Anna C
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My 3rd time staying here. Amazing place to stay. Joe, Sun and all the staff looked after me so well. i stayed for several nights and did 9 dives, water was a stunning 27 degrees and 25 metres visibility. Loads of nudibranchs large schools of Yellow fin tuna and Barracuda and tommy is an amazing dive guide. well worth the...

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Thank Warrick P
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Turtle Sanctuary was the high light of our whole trip. To arrive by sailing ship, on the Congoola was magic. The people are obviously dedicated to helping the Turtles. Our kids held them and learnt about their plight. Then sponsored 2 babies.It was a wonderful day and great for the kids .HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

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Thank Sacha H
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Tranquility island became like our second home while we were in Vanuatu on a month-long trip. We were supposed to stay three nights and ended up staying for eight! Sun and Joe are amazing hosts (and also your dive instructors/guides) - nothing is too much trouble and they have lots of great stories from their nearly 10 yrs of experience...

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Owen D, Owner at Tranquillity Island Resort & Dive Base, responded to this review

So good to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is my second home too for even though I usually go to work there, do not really want to come back to town. Fantastic that you saw the dugongs, as you know they are not there all the time but we see them quite often but for them...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We do not offer luxury, but we do offer simplicity and the chance to get back to nature. Our beach huts are stylish yet basic and constructed from local materials using local methods. Each faces its own private beach and is equipped with western facilities. The island has no mains power so there are no flat screen television or mini bars, but we do stock cold drinks in the restaurant and our food is freshly delivered every day. We use solar panels to provide 24 hour lighting and we have a diesel generator that is on for several hours each day providing 200-240 volts to charge up your gadgets. We pump water from an underground lens and harvest rain water whenever possible. We aim to minimise our impact on the island land, cutting back trees and growth only where essential and leaving habitats intact. Free WIFI is available at our WIFI hotspot and local mobile phone networks cover the island. With no mains electricity, no cars or bikes and very little light pollution, Tranquillity offers you the chance to see, feel and listen to nature as nature intended. Campsite and private beach camping available as well. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tranquillity Island Resort & Dive Base

Address: P.O. Box 991, Port Havannah, Efate 940, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Havannah
Price Range: ₹ 4,548 - ₹ 7,196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Good luck. I hope that the owner corrects these issues.”
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