We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratua Island Resort & Spa

Save
Share
Traveller (585)
Room & Suite (126)
Pool & Beach (74)
Overview
Bp 396, Luganville, Espiritu Santo Vanuatu See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
5 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
Nov. 4Nov. 5
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 2 partner sites to see rooms from US$312.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Luganville hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "9d826129bbbc4a2ab3658800e9a56741", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1649736,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[68973688],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":11,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":11,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":312,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"9d826129bbbc4a2ab3658800e9a56741","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":312,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":312,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Ratua Island Resort & Spa","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjlkODI2MTI5YmJiYzRhMmFiMzY1ODgwMGU5YTU2NzQxIiwiQUlLIjoiNTQ3NDc1ZDdmMWE3NGJlNWI2ODE2M2U3ZGFmZmVmNjgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "04/11/2018", "checkOut": "05/11/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$312", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"68973688":"CancelonIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (347)
Filter reviews
300 results
Traveller rating
250
30
11
8
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
250
30
11
8
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews meal plan private beach horse riding fish boat ride rustic luxury amazing holiday blue hole games room the general manager paddle boarding meal package goat coconut plantation sunset cruise balinese huts water dance
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 300 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed on Ratua for our wedding and it was amazing. The staff were so helpful in making it a great celebration, the accomodation was something I haven't seen anywhere before and the island is naturally beautiful. It is definitely a place for nature...More

2  Thank Alicia K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived by boat in the dark this time, welcomed as usual by the drums. And my heart swelled, just as it did the first time we arrived at Ratua. This would be our 3rd visit to Ratua and our 4th to Santo, so needless...More

4  Thank luluAustralia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a week, including 4 days with 40 friends for our wedding. From start to finish it was amazing. Bong and his team handled everything, always with a smile and good cheer. The food was excellent and the rustic luxury charming. Couldn't have...More

2  Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 5 days and had one of our best ever island holidays. Great fresh food, comfortable rooms, lovely relaxed days, big game fishing, easy transfer from the airport. And the staff are wonderful. Don't go if you want 5 star, aircon, swimming pools...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We made a last minute decision to holiday in Vanuatu to dive the Coolidge. After hunting around for somewhere to stay we stumbled across Ratua Island Resort and Spa. What a fortunate thing for us this was. Ratua is a pristine location tucked away on...More

2  Thank Noel D
View more reviews
About
Description

Ratua Island is a wild, magical place with authentic people who offer a simple and warm reception in a naturally beautiful environment. There are 13 individual 200-year-old Indonesian villas that have been specially reconstructed on sites offering stunning views with a private deck or beach. Located in the Vanuatu Archipelago, off the South East tip of Espiritu Santo, Ratua is only a 30-minute motorboat journey from the mainland on our own private motor launch.

Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
 
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
HOTEL STYLE
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
15
PRICE RANGE
US$266 - US$799 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
ratua private island hotel luganville
Location
VanuatuEspiritu SantoLuganville
Photos
Traveller (585)
Room & Suite (126)
Pool & Beach (74)
Dining (40)
Family and Play Areas (9)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 15 nearby hotels
Bokissa Private Island Resort
226 reviews
7.30 km away
Aore Island Resort
384 reviews
8.26 km away
Coral Quays Fish & Dive Resort
149 reviews
8.52 km away
Beachfront Resort
147 reviews
10.34 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 31 nearby restaurants
Natangora Cafe
155 reviews
10.95 km away
The Tu Restaurant & Bar
118 reviews
10.97 km away
Restaurant 1606 at Village de Santo Resort
161 reviews
10.51 km away
Deco Stop Lodge Narcosis Bar & Restaurant
142 reviews
11.36 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 45 nearby attractions
Freshwater Plantation
54 reviews
6.70 km away
Millennium Cave
627 reviews
23.32 km away
Port Olry Beach
247 reviews
63.95 km away
SS President Coolidge
334 reviews
11.62 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Vanoun
August 28, 2017|
Answer
Response from Jojo L | Property representative |
Hi , No you don't need to book in advance , you can organise it here and settle payment upon check out. ISLAND Dining Meal Plans Island Dining Meal Plans are Mandatory for every guest and charged per person / per day of... More
0
Votes
Vanoun
August 26, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Katie M | Reviewed this property |
We didn't stay in the tents but a family that did loved them and chose not to move to a villa when one was available. They were glamorous tents! We also did the Malo Blue Hole and it was beautiful. I shared a kayak with... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"All villas look great, we loved Dragon for the space for 5 people and the position within the resort, on a..."
happyislanders66
Jan. 7, 2018
Read review
"Each villa is appointed differently, Pig and Dog are the furtherest away from the bar / lounge / dining..."
JacqandGin
Nov. 17, 2017
Read review
"All beachfront really"
D7353RJscottc
Nov. 6, 2017
Read review
"Do not go for the rooms too far from the restaurant. At night the path is pitch dark."
948mariec
Sep. 10, 2017
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing