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Reviewed 12 October 2014

Had great stay at Turtle Bay, Thanks to Trent and Emma who went the extra mile, ( left the phone behind and forwarded to our next destination.) Pass on big thanks to Isaac and Freddy for their hospitality.

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2Thank TanzandG
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Our group of 10 stayed with Trent and Emma and all the wonderful staff - Delphine,Iris,Rachael, Annie, Freddie and many more, for 6 days in September. Our group was involved in setting up and resourcing a primary school library at nearby Palon school. No request for help and assistance to help us complete our project was too much for the...

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5Thank Aussie_Traveller868
Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

Trent & Emma were the perfect host. They were helpful and very knowledgeable. The lodge has coral reefs right out the front which provides great snorkling. The restaurant has lovely food with a wide variety to choose from. We ate most of our meals at a large table right at the water's edge. It was like a private resort- there...

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2Thank Julie V
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We stayed at Turtle Bay Resort in July 2014 and were completely relaxed and happy the whole of the 4 days we were there. My husband marched out every morning bird watching and also snorkelled off the reef with the beautiful tropical fish. Our 18 year old daughter was unwell so missed out on the snorkelling but did swim in...

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2Thank Equus89
Perth W.A
Reviewed 27 August 2014

What a great place for a stay, located in a quiet, calm lagoon, the snorkelling & diving were really good. Emma & Trent were Really good hosts, The food was very good, the fish & the lemon tart were fantastic. Service was quick and the staff attentive. We arranged a tour with them and because they could not contact the...

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3Thank Fishforeva
Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 24 August 2014

For me to write a great review i need to get a good nights sleep. Unfortunately we had a few problems with mattresses as the single ones were just thin foam ones ( which would be great for kids but not for middle aged women) and staff had to make a few changes which was just putting one ontop of...

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2Thank Joanne H
Ettalong Beach, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2014

great place to stay, staff on site very friendly and helpful. food was great, and you could bring your own food and drinks there, they didn't seem to mind, made whole experience a bit more affordable. Managers were knowledgeable and helpful. you can walk out in places with no fear of coral cuts, to swim, water fantastic. oyster Island an...

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1Thank Sue M
geelong
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Trent and Emma are lovely managers, very helpful and their dogs and kids are cute. The resort is not cute. It has no beach and all rooms have common walls. The food is slow but you can just order ahead. People seemed to love the above ground pool but I wanted to be in the sea. The snorkelling around the...

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2Thank heleconiaGeelong
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We had 4 nights at the Turtle Bay Resort and loved our time here. Trent and Emma made all the difference, interacting with their guests and ensuring all felt welcome. They were interested in how our days had gone and arranged our tours proficiently, even though they did not receive any commission on the tours. Yes, the meals took a...

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2Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed at turtle bay resort for only three nights we where made to feel so welcome by all staff they here extremely friendly and went out of their way to make our stay extremely enjoyable. It is quite far from the main town although tours are really easy to organize through the managers Trent and Emma. A soon as...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: €63 - €112 (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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Turtle Bay Hotel Espiritu Santo
Turtle Bay Lodge Vanuatu/Luganville
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“family room 11”
 of 5 bubbles AngieandKels, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I expect they are all similar, facing the lagoon and sunrise with sunny back doors and space to hang laundry.”
 of 5 bubbles adriennej38, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are close to ocean so the noise of the waves takes a bit to get used to at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 271kerryb, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Every room with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles mornermedia, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Just take your pick, all rooms are great and face the bay”
 of 5 bubbles Alissa102, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
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