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Marseille, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want to rest, to be in the sea, to have access to many other islands and the caves, then this is the place. Very nice staff, helpful and smiling! Easy to reach: terminal of the Awesome Flyer, seaplane or Sea bus from Lautoka.

Thank simonne_13
Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The resort is located on a long, white beach with blue turquoise sea. The silence was truly magical. The rooms facing the sea with huge windows for great view the staffs beautiful smiles completes the day at OBL.

1 Thank tikikok
Paris, France
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is on a long and beautiful beach, and you can snorkel right out. For diving you've got to make an appointment with a diver's club, I didn't. The bungalow was very pleasant, with glass-louvred windows, great for ventilation. The food was OK. No entertainment, no alcohoolic nights,which was fine with me.

Thank Christine D
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this beautiful and amazing slice of heaven only a few days ago (from writing this review) and what a treat this island is. The Fijians running the place are fantastic, friendly and so accomodating. The views are breath taking. We booked a dorm room and we were upgraded to our own private hut. Thank you. The rooms... More 

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45 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was our 4th stay at OBL and unfortunately the resort has lost its soul. When we arrived there were no other guest there ( the resort next door was full! ) it was like a ghost resort. OBR used to be one of the best resorts in the Yasawas, but now there is no enthusiasm, no entertainment or singing... More 

Thank swaussi
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30 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights although we wish we could have stayed longer! We had a garden bure but still had a great view of the beach as the bures have plenty of space between them and there was no bures situated between ours and the beach. The staff were friendly and the food was good.... More 

Thank Amy R
Marrakech, Morocco
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best beach resort I went in Fidgi. Perfect hospitality from staff and very helpful anytime. Look like a poor owner but the food and team are perfect and make your time beautiful. The beach front is private and not much people are around that make our time very relax. You can go and enjoy Fidgi water anytime... More 

Thank Mister N
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
1 review
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

After doing a few day trips ton different islands in both the Yasawa and Mamanuca chains from Port Denarau, we decided to stay a night at Oarsmans in the northern Yasawa islands. I am so glad we did! The staff was super friendly -- we enjoyed four wonderful meals in 24 hours + a kava ceremony. Our beachfront bure, though... More 

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Gros Islet, St. Lucia
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Oarsman probably deserves 5 stars for sheer friendliness, but I'm a really tough grader. We didn't actually lodge there, but anchored offshore in our sailboat. They were so nice (as is the spot) we stayed 5 days! In part. we did so for their lovo -- Fijian underground oven-cooked meal. It was quite affordable (30 FJD/person) and the best one... More 

Thank Dana G
Nadi, Fiji
1 review
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I couldn't say enough good things about my stay at the Oarsman. To be honest, this was not the type of stay I was initially looking for as a solo backpacker. In the end, I loved it so much I ended up extending the time here. The vibe is relaxed and familiar. Onnie and all of the staff are incredibly... More 

Thank mnco1323

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated beside one of the worlds best all-tide swimming beaches is Oarsman's Bay Lodge in the remote Yasawa Islands in Fiji.​Stay in simple, traditionally built bure accommodations. We offer deluxe or family style bures for groups, dormitory style for backpacking and budget conscious guests. Adventurous travellers can pitch tents and camp out on our grounds, or be swept away for a night or two on your own private island. ​Oarsman's Bay Lodge will exceed your expectations of what a Fijian holiday can be!​ ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oarsman's Bay Lodge

Address: Nacula Island, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Yasawa Islands > Nacula Island
Price Range: £73 - £129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oarsman's Bay Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Oarsman`s Bay Hotel Nacula Island
Oarsmans Bay Hotel
Oarsmans Bay Resort
Oarsman's Bay Lodge Fiji/Nacula Island
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“Not much difference, all have a wonderfull view!”
 of 5 bubbles simonne_13, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beachfront bures 1A, 2A & 3A”
 of 5 bubbles swaussi, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Renovated Beachfront Bures look good”
 of 5 bubbles kaufo, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you can pay the little extra and book a beach burra.”
 of 5 bubbles Vanilla-Rose22, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“In the near future rooms will be renovated and enlarged to accommodate larger families and private outside showers.”
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 of 5 bubbles MikeGardnerWinters, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
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