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Scotts Head
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It has been nearly 8 years since I have stayed at Turtle Bay Lodge and must say I was so impressed I wished I could have stayed longer. The local environment is still as beautiful as ever but it was the enhancement of a variety of areas to relax, socialise or contemplate life in, that really added the wow factor.... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my first trip to Vanuatu and I chose this place for its internet access and the fact that the room had a kitchenette. I had read that prices in Vanuatu would be equivalent to Sydney--and that was true, so I was happy to be able to cook my own meals whenever I wanted. There was a fridge, 2... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had initially thought to stay in Luganville as it would be more central for what I wanted to do and I am so glad everything was fully booked there and I ended up at Turtle Bay Lodge ... It was the perfect place to relax before the long trek home. Skye and Di the management couple were fantastic - vast... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had 6 nights in family room 11--- such a beautiful place this lodge-- Here for conference in Luganville and it was a beautiful place to come back to Great for swimming--no crocs or stingers - easy with reef shoes. The staff were so helpful--Isaac on arrival with drinks and Iris wonderful in the restaurant for our stay. Meals delicious--especially... More 

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New Delhi, India
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The staff were wonderful and helpful. The owners , Skye and Di helped us book the local activities. They were friendly and extremely helpful in planning the local activities. Really appreciate that. We were on a short trip away from Sydney to unwind and relax in a tropical paradise. And relax we did :) We got a ocean view bungalow.... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I was very well taken care of. Skye managed all the tour bookings for me and arranged a hire car quickly. While kayaking to snorkel at Turtle Island (which was really good!!), I saw a giant turtle. Staff was really pleasant and helpful, my regards to Ken and Isac. I can recommend the place but be prepared to hire a... More 

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Kalorama, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Upon arriving, greeted with complementary drinks. Given a rundown and shown the rooms. Then kickback with pretty views of water lapping at the edge of outside table area with islands close by and fish and eels swimming past. Food was so good, staff gracious, friendly and helpful. Skye, Di and Delphine would bend over backwards to make things happen or... More 

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed at Turtle Bay Lodge for three nights and really enjoyed our time. The whole team was very friendly and welcoming and the Owners Skye and Di were happy to give ideas on where to go and what to do. We booked our East Coast tour directly with them and had a great time. There is a wide range... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Many thanks goes to Skye and Di who run the resort. My partner, 14 month old daughter, and I were part of a large group who stayed at Turtle Bay Lodge and they went out of their way on many occasions to make our stay memorable and comfortable. They organised a fantastic nanny/babysitter and the hotel staff were very friendly... More 

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gold coast Qld
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

After a short direct 2.15 hr flight from Brisbane to Santo and a 20 min transfer from the airport to our accomodation a welcome cold drink was ready for our arrival as well as easy an check in. The resort is basic but well looked after. Prices for meals are similar to that on the Gold Coast .Rooms were clean... More 

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Amenities

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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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  • 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
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $92 - $160 (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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