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Takara Springs | PO Box 94, Port Villa, Port Vila, Efate 4670, Vanuatu
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible49%
  • 2 Sep 2016
    “Not to be confused with the other hot springs at Takara....”
  • 23 May 2015
    “Iconic establishment after(40years +)comes to a tragic end”
Takara Springs PO Box 94, Port Villa, Port Vila, Efate 4670 Vanuatu See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Theres 2 commercial hot springs at Takara, one has several above ground pools and mud ponds, smells of sulphur and is a mess. The other is at the old Beachcomber Lodge and has 2-3 in ground pools. One is inside what was the restaurant before...More

1  Thank PeaceAndLight
Reviewed 23 May 2015

I remember 1970's here when i was a toddler, those visits were special for a sunday dinner at the chicken farm run by the Kerr family later to metamorphose into the only worthwhile attraction 3 hours drive away from port vila before the tar sealed...More

3  Thank misstee2015
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We paused at his sorry establishment with the intention of grabbing a drink and a quick bite to eat after snorkelling a WW2 aircraft wreck nearby. My first attempt to order anything failed; the woman behind the counter simply failed to respond in any way...More

4  Thank KiwiCriticDunedin
Reviewed 24 June 2013

I have been there before, but this time things got worse. Unfriendly service, no manager around, long waiting times and moreover - one of the reasons the children like to go - no hot water in the hot water pool ...

3  Thank kaiviti2007
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Stopped off here on our around island trip. There's much better options either way of the place, and i'd recommend anything else than here. I'd agree with the strange vibe. It's unnerving. the most miserable staff i'd encountered on the island. All we could think...More

6  Thank mkerr123
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About
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Casino and Gambling
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Golf course
Indoor pool
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Hotel Style
Spa
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On the Beach
Hotel Style
Spa
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On the Beach
Also Known As
Beachcomber Lodge Vanuatu/Port Vila
Location
Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Hotel Style
Spa
,
On the Beach
Also Known As
Beachcomber Lodge Vanuatu/Port Vila
Location
Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Location
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Contact
Takara Springs PO Box 94, Port Villa, Port Vila, Efate 4670 Vanuatu
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Allen N
17 May 2015|
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Response from Allen N | Property representative |
Thanks for your recent concern re the direct hit we suffered from Cycone Pam. Please be advised this establishment officially will not be reopened due to the immense rebuilding cost as a venture we undertook many years ago... More
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"Accomodation was not open in August 2016"
PeaceAndLight
2 Sep 2016
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"more than 2 years experience visiting here tells me not to stay! any place but here"
misstee2015
23 May 2015
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