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“Paradise at your bedroom window”
Aerial view of the house before lap pool built
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New 12m x 3.2m fully tiled lap pool Lap pool and dining area
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117 reviews
Aerial view of the house before lap pool built
New 12m x 3.2m fully tiled lap pool
Lap pool and dining area
Laimy and her mum enjoying the ocean pool
Yes - it's great in the water
Come and join us for a swim in the ocean pool
A beautiful view when you wake up
View of the house from ocean side
View of the guest and living pavillions
View to the ocean
Where most people like to have their breakfast
A great place to watch the waves or the dolphins
Some of the garden
View to the ocean from the carport
A great view!
Living pavillion balcony
BBQ off living pavillion balcony
A nice place for lunch
A courtyard surrounded by tropical leaves
A quiet spot to read your book!
Living pavillion - living and dining
Living pavillion - kitchen
Main bedroom pavillion
Main bedroom pavillion bathroom
Guest pavillion bedroom
Guest pavillion bathroom
Have a swim on the reef right near the house
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Port Vila, Efate

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Damon B
1 review
“Paradise at your bedroom window”
Reviewed 3 May 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We loved our stay at Bukura Beach House. We were greeted by the lovely caretaker in the dark and were showed to our room. We could hear the ocean and it sounded so close but couldn't see it until we woke in the morning, opened the curtains and were exposed to a magnificent view of the water, the landscape and wonderful Vanuatu.

The facilities were first class and we went from highly strung, burnt out corporates to totally chilled and relaxed within a couple of days in such a lovely environment. We cannot wait to go back.

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Liked best: Closeness of the water and the coral swimming pool
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Bronte H
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
“Best Relaxation Holiday”
Reviewed 13 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

We absolutely loved stayed at Bukura Beach House. It was everything we dreamed of and more. All the photos matched everything in the house perfectly, but what it doesn't capture is how breath taking the views are. Everything we needed and more was provided by the host and the communication was excellent.

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Travelling group: Other
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Twem78
Blue Mountains, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“What a great house”
Reviewed 17 December 2015 for a stay in October 2015

If you are in a group this is a great house to stay at. A car is required as it is a long way from town. The view from the living room is beautiful.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sue P
Melbourne
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
“Enchanting”
Reviewed 16 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

I have stayed at this excellent property on many previous occasions and fully intend to visit again. With every visit I am more and more enchanted by the spectacular views that the Bukura Beach House offers and the beauty of its surroundings. I enjoy reading a book and relaxing in the big leather lounges of this modern design house. The furnishings are high quality and are complimented by great bunches of tropical flowers in elegant vases. Typically, my day starts with a dip in the clear water of the ocean pool. I enjoy cooking and appreciate the standard of the utensils and apparatus available in this kitchen. If I ever need help, Eki (who is in charge of running the household) is always ready with sage advice. Eki looks after me, while remaining unobtrusive. Have availed myself of the comprehensive library of novels - read 4 in 12 days. Watched plenty of foreign films.. I am also happy indeed that prices for this property haven't gone up in 9 years. I will be back.
Sincerely
Sue Price

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Liked best: Location, Location, Location
Liked least: I read far too many books and enjoyed the food too much.
Travelling group: Solo
Your age range 50-64
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TimberBlu...
Blue Mountains, Australia
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“Fantastic House”
Reviewed 24 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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We have just spent a week at the Bukura Beach House and we all wished it could have been longer. The house is beautifully designed, with a central living/cooking/eating/ socialising area and the sleeping pavilions seperate but connected via covered walkways. This along with the little lounge areas around the garden allows for people to have their own space if necessary. Every room has sea views which you can enjoy without even getting out of bed. The kitchen is great with a full sized fridge and dishwasher. There is no TV reception but more than enough DVD's if you feel inclined to lounge about inside. There is also radio with a few stations that play great Island music.
The weather was not kind to us with a Cat 2 Cyclone down around Fiji that provided windy conditions and a few rain squalls for 6 days, the rain was not heavy which is a shame as they really do need rain, but it's never cold so if caught in a little rain you will be dry in a few minutes when the sun pops out again.
The house has been designed to accommodate windy conditions and there is a very nice lounge area on the leeward side of the house to relax in the evening if windy. When not windy the verandah overlooking the sea would be the place to be. Unfortunately the wind made conditions too rough to snorkel off the shelf directly in front of the house which was a real shame. Last year I snorkelled off that shelf further along the bay and it was fantastic. We did use the rock pool each day for a refreshing dip shared with the resident tiny stunningly electric blue fish.
You will need to hire a vehicle, as it is a bit out of town, around 3 kms from Benjor Beach Club which has the nearest restaurant and about 6 kms from the main road. Some hire car companies insist on a 4 wheel drive if staying out on Devils Point Road, just check with them.
( I would not use World Car Rentals again, I had an issue with them when I visited in May and noted in the visitor book at the house that others have as well).
I won't list all the things you 'must do' there are way too many but one I have to slip in is the Friday night Fire Show at the Mele Beach Bar, it's not far and it is a great night, do book a table and try the wood fired Pizza especially the Melanesian! If you think banana doesn't belong on a Pizza your wrong. Both the Benjor Beach Club and The Island Magic Resort have good food and they are close. (Try the coconut prawns and smoked marlin at Island Magic). If you just want to chill out and look after yourselves, The Au Bon Marche numbatu supermarket has the best selection, excellent beef and chicken, Vanuatu beef is the best in the world, and the main markets in town have everything you need in fruit and veggies (just wash things first).
One word of advise: The water pressure and consistency in temperature will not be what you are used to at home, there isn't mains pressure, but it works and you are not in a hurry anyway.
All in all a beautiful well designed house with everything you need and our thanks to Robin for sharing it with others.

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Liked best: The views from every room and listening to the sea.
Liked least: The wind.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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