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Tara Beach Bungalows
Ranked #2 of 20 Port Vila B&B and Inns
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“tara beach "my paradise"”
Reviewed 2 November 2008

We have returned from Vanuatu having spent 7 days there for our 21st Wedding Anniversary.

Our first night at the le meridian, 3 nights at Hideaway and 3 nights at Tara beach resort.

Tara beach was the best by far. Snorkeling and fish feeding were amazingand just off the jetty. Dolphins passed by in the morning and evening which added that special touch to breakfast, and sundowner cocktails each day. We were also able to do reef fishing and our son did spear fishing with the guys. In the evenings we were serenaded by Sela (the owner) and his son Eric. You would simply love the experience of "Elvis at Tara"!
Christina does day trips around the island for those who are interested, Lulu entertained us on the patio of our bungalow with his guitar one afternoon while it was raining. Lulu, Carl and Christina went out of their way to make sure that everything was good and we were comfortable.
Everybody was very friendly - one afternoon we decided to walk to the village shop, before we realised it, James appeared with 2 bicycles and he accompanied our son on their cycle to the village.
The meals were great, freshly prepared, probably the biggest lobster we have had!
The resort is very new and only has 3 bungalows available at the moment with 6 or 7 in progress. The bungalows are very spacious and lovely and clean. Overhead fans throughout and a lovely patio overlooking the bay.
This is the place to go if you are looking for a special getaway with that personal touch that all the other resorts lack!

  • Liked — spacious and clean ,fresh flowers on our beds every day
  • Disliked — nothing to dislike
  • Stayed October 2008, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 November 2008

Tara Beach Resort has got to be the most perfect spot to unwind. We spent 7 idyllic days in peaceful surroundings and the friendly staff could not do enough to help us. Breakfast every morning at the restaurant on the beach set us up for the day and of our 7 nights on the Island, we dined at the resort for 6 of them. Feeding the fish off the jetty was a nice touch and snorkling over the coral at the end of the jetty was excellent.

If you are looking for peace and tranquility where the staff are helpful and friendly, and the bungalows are on the beach with fantastic views then we would recommend Tara Beach Resort.

Stayed August 2008
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Property: Tara Beach Bungalows
Address: Devil's Point Road | Mele Bay, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Port Vila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Tara Beach Bungalows 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tara Beach is absolute beach front situated on 12 lush acres fronting picturesque Mele Bay, Efate, Vanuatu. With crystal clear, safe waters at your doorstep, we are the perfect spot for snorkeling, kayaking, swimming and getting away from it all for a while. We also have a chilled out open air bar / cafe known as the Beach Hut that is also open to day visitors and locals. Located about 15 mins from town & 10 mins to the airport, we provide free airport transfers for guests. All bungalows have tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge, with ocean views a few metres from your door included as standard. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Tara Beach Bungalows Hotel Port Vila
Tara Beach Hotel
Tara Beach Port Vila
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