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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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Daylesford
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I absolutely loved my stay at Turtle Bay Lodge! This was my first proper holiday in years and my first visit to Vanuatu and I couldn't have asked for a more relaxing, tranquil, pristine and visually beautiful location. The rooms are basic but very clean and provide everything you need. They are spacious and only a few meters from the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our 2-day stay at the Turtle Bay Lodge and would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Santo. Value for Money Accommodation in Vanuatu in general is very expensive compared to the quality you get (expect to pay first-world prices to get third-world accommodation). We tried a number of places (some cheaper, some similar priced) and this was...

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1Thank Rotraveller2013
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic room on the beach. The hosts and staff do a great job to make your experience very enjoyable. The spot is also awesome. We snorkelled at the reef just off our room. the pool is handy to relax in at the end of the day. Intermittent wifi is available for when you need it.

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1Thank jamesstringer2017
Laax, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge was a nice gateway to get in touch with the island and the locals. Perfectly located, friendly service and awesome hosts. They had a great Choice of food. You have to try the pizza :-) All in all we had a some really nice days on Santo. THANK YOU

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1Thank David F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and myself spent 5 nights in Turtle Bay Lodge in the last week of April 2017. Our plane to Santo was delayed over four hours so we arrived to the lodge after 10pm. We were warmly greeted with welcome drinks regardless, even the night staff was able to organise for us food as we got hungry waiting for...

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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Turtle Bay Lodge for ten days as it's central to all the things we wanted to do great snorkelling, fishing, touring & horse riding. The managers Skye ,Dianne & staff were friendly and informative about the area and could arrange anything we wanted do, nothing was too much trouble. All rooms have a beautiful ocean view and...

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1Thank Peter M
london
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Tucked away and very secluded, this is an utter gem of a place. Full of tropical beauty, Turtle Bay Lodge is gorgeous, spotlessly clean, with wonderful staff. We had some of the best food in the whole of Vanuatu here. They have kayaks and more onsite for those feeling adventurous- the ocean laps at your doorstep. There are many different...

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1Thank nickyarthur
Mooloolah Valley, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Turtle Bay Lodge is in an amazing location, very close to everything on the east coat. The canoeing and snorkeling were fantastic. Very friendly and helpful staff. The Managers Skye and Diane make sure you are comfortable and enjoying your holiday. Nothing is too much trouble for them. Port Orly is a must to see, it is pure paradise. We...

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1Thank 14debbie
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stayed four nights at Turtle Bay Lodge and loved every minute. The staff are helpful, welcoming, even when we arrived in the middle of the night due to flight delays. The grounds are a tropical paradise. There are water views at every turn, and the rooms clean, comfortable and private. Food excellent. We spent a whole day relaxing, just...

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

Thank you Lesley J, for your lovely review. I speak on behalf all the staff when I say it was a joy having you stay with, and we can't wait to see yourself and David again. Many thanks

Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved this place. The rooms are clean and have an ocean view. It was perfect for us. The surrounding islands were beautiful and the staff were amazing. Big thanks to Skye and his lovely wife for taking such good care of us and even going as far to decorate the dining area for our sons birthday. We are...

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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
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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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: £25 - £77 (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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Also Known As:
Turtle Bay Hotel Espiritu Santo
Turtle Bay Lodge Vanuatu/Luganville
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