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Hideaway Island Resort & Marine Sanctuary

Hideaway Island, Port Vila, Efate Vanuatu
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Hideaway Island Resort is located on the private island with a protected Marine Sanctuary with a full service 5 Star PADI Dive Shop (recently awarded the PADI green star for our environmental efforts). House guests enjoy free use of snorkel gear, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, net ball, beach movies, and can take Glass Bottom Boat and Snorkel Safari Tours for free. Beach Restaurant and Bar. Continental breakfast included. Free Wi-fi for all guests in lounge. Accommodations include self contained Vilas, Bungalows, Beach Lodge and Dorm rooms.
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Property amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Bauerfield Airport4 km
Emae Airport61 km
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Easy access from Port Vila, great facilities, and we all loved diving down to the underwater postbox! Some colourful coral but lots of the coral is still recovering from Cyclone Pam. Great snorkel guides available - if you’re lucky you might catch them at fish feeding time and ha
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We just returned from 10 nights on hideaway island , we loved our stay , we found the staff Louisa , Joshua , lesa, extremely happy , friendly and helpful,The snorkling is absolutely wonderful , right of the beach . Easy access to the main land ,the little ferry boat goes back
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Hideaway Island is a small island not far from Port Vila it has the only underwater post office in the world.
We caught a taxi here from the Warwick resort and then a free water taxi across to the island.
There is some good snorkelling however a lot of the coral has died due t
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Currently staying at Hideaway Island Resort and unfortunately we are checking out today as it is booked out. This place is just what I expected and more. The island sits on a marine sanctuary surrounded by crystal clear blue water. The snorkelling is amazing. You take two steps i
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I really enjoyed my stay at Hideaway Island Resort (5 nights). I was a solo traveller and the staff were super friendly (including the owner) and all knew my name to speak to.
If you are looking for a place to relax and step away from your usual life then I would recommend this
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Can you drink the water on the island or do you need to buy bottle water? Thanks
Hi, no, not drinkable, but you get free bottled water in your room in the Resort :)
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Hi is there a any sort of supermarket or anywhere you can by items close by or do we have to travel to Pt. Vila Thanks
There are a few little stores nearby, and several family friendly pubs / beach bars run by westerners within walking distance. No chance of going hungry! The trip to the supermarkets in pt vila is a nice one - takes a leisurely 25 mins on the local bus maybe a bit faster in a taxi.
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How long in the boat to your island from mainland? Do you have courtesy vehicle to take us the Port Vila town too.?
Hi Jokers, The boat ride from Mele beach is a short 5 minute trip. Our staff will help with your luggage. We do not have a bus but all throughout the day there are busses and taxis at Mele beach. The busses are share ride and are inexpensive (300 to 600 vatu) We hope to see you soon!
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Cost of transport from airport to island please? Also, cost of a scuba dive for a qualified diver?
We can arrange airport transfers for 2250vatu for two people one way. Drivers need an expensive permit to pick up at the airport which is why it is more than regular bus fare. We make sure our drivers show up for arrivals. Scuba diving are currently priced at 6000vt per dive and are cheaper if you choose to dive more than once. Ten dive or more packages are our best value. For more information on diving and costs please email our water sports Manager.
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How do you transfer to hideaway island + cost and are transfers available before 2.30 to meet 3pm-ish flights to Brisbane on the same day we check out of your resort?
Hi LesaV, our reservations desk will arrange an airport transfer to and from the airport. The ferry has no cost. The Marine Sanctuary Island fee is included with room stays as are use of the snorkel gear, kayaks, stand up paddles. The Glass Bottom Boat and Snorkel Safari tours are also free for house guests. Let me know if you need more assistance.
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"One of the villas is worth the extra rate; western side of the island is sheltered from prevailing easterly winds"
"Great snorkeling close to shore"
"The Bungalows are excellent. Just be aware the top bunks don't have a safety bar and the floor is tiled."
"Every room apart from the bunkhouse has a view of the gorgeous sea, but pick No 1 villa for pure luxury."
"A place to relax and forget the time of day"
US$49 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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