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Ratua Island Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meal plan”(21 reviews)
“private beach”(37 reviews)
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a resort with 5 star room facilities, this is not the resort for you. If you are looking for 5 star experience, food, snorkeling and the best nature has to offer, you have just found Vanuatu's best kept secret. This...More

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Response from Jojo L, General Manager at Ratua Island Resort & SpaResponded 2 October 2017

Hello Hello ! Gee - thank you for branding us as 'your happy place' ! Thank you for appreciating the entire Ratua escape and experience. Our classic vintage teak Villas are so unique and definitely not your modern 5 star cookie cutter hotel experience :)...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is quite hard to describe the experience. Imagine Robinson Crusoe but in a fancy shack. The most exquisite interior design in a very understated way. There were no windows, meaning no glass and no mosquito nets. At night you simply close the shutters. Thank...More

2  Thank Marie C
Response from Jojo L, General Manager at Ratua Island Resort & SpaResponded 2 October 2017

Hallo ! Thank you for taking the time to post your review and experience here at Ratua! Our Island housekeeping team perform a daily turn down service once you have ventured down for dinner and down turn the poster bed mosquito nets as well as...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

had high expectations due to all the fantastic reviews. They were all spot on. Imagine waking up everyday and swimming in crystal clear water. I didn't even need to bring snorkelling gear as I could see to the bottom as I swam. We celebrated our...More

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Response from Jojo L, General Manager at Ratua Island Resort & SpaResponded 2 October 2017

Congratulations again on your incredible feat - '30 Yrs' ... you have definitely beat the odds and such an inspiration and pleasure to host at Ratua ! Thank you for being so lovely to our entire staff team and so good to see you explore...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Warmly welcomed by Peter, Jo Jo and Stormy (their little pet goat!), we stayed at the beachside tent. The island is beautiful, with many activities available, delicious food - we loved how it was different everyday. Tent and amenities are very clean, the gardens are...More

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Response from Jojo L, General Manager at Ratua Island Resort & SpaResponded 2 October 2017

Oh Thank you dearly for your wonderful review ! The new Marquee's are awesome and located beachfront on the Northern side of Fish Village / the Yacht Club! A special and romantic facet to the Ratua property! The grounds team have been working hard over...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I loved this island. It was so relaxed and the food was incredible. All of the villas are tucked away and private, with access to the beach. I loved the rustic feel and having our doors open to the ocean in the...More

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Response from Jojo L, General Manager at Ratua Island Resort & SpaResponded 26 August 2017

Hello ! Thank you kindly for taking the time in your busy schedule to review Ratua and also pass on the great work and efforts for the Ratua Foundation ! Our staff are the soul of the resort and the local staff are all very...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Internet
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Concierge
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
US$287 - US$709 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$287 - US$709 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Vanoun
28 August 2017|
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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
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Vanoun
26 August 2017|
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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
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MsCC19
18 July 2017|
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Response from Jojo L | Property representative |
Hi , We are well organized for Gluten Free Options. We have Gluten Free Pasta's , Gluten Free Breads baked here with Rice Flour & we also have Manioc Flour. Or House made Pizza Bases. We stock Gluten Free Cereals and have... More
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"All villas look great, we loved Dragon for the space for 5 people and the position within the resort, on a..."
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"Each villa is appointed differently, Pig and Dog are the furtherest away from the bar / lounge / dining area..."
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"All beachfront really"
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"Do not go for the rooms too far from the restaurant. At night the path is pitch dark."
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