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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Vanuatu without knowing much about the you try itself to be honest. After one week of staying at Tara Beach and sharing with the locals I fell in love with the place!! Everyone is incredibly friendly, the setting is amazing and if you need information about the island of any of their traditions all you need to...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice stay, there is a double reef right outside the front porch! I had a nice breakfast every morning prepared by Eric the manager, kayaks to use as I pleased and lots of room to throw the frisbee. The bathroom was clean and I was able to shower everyday which was nice. It's a long time man...

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TaraBeachVanuatu, Owner at Tara Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Josie3138 Tankiu tumas for your recent review about your stay with us. We are glad to hear had a very nice stay, enjoying breakfast and to find bathroom clean. There are buses coming every 10-mins along devil's point, and airport transfer are available on request for extra charges. Tankiu tumas for staying with us and we hope to welcome...

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I spent a few days resting up at tara beach at it was exactly what i needed away from town. Both lads took great care of me. Sure it is not a 5* resort but it is niot meant to be one. Weather was a bit lousy so couldt go kayaking but that is not their fault

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TaraBeachVanuatu, Owner at Tara Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Aivars G, Tankiu tumas for your time to write a recent review of your stay with us. We glad you enjoy your stay and enjoy our company. Our resort is not a 5*, however we require to give our guests the best holiday. Thank you for staying at Tara Beach and we are looking forward to welcome you back....

Brisbane
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Booked for 11 days (my 4th trip to Tara Beach), had to leave after 6 days - I was amazed I manage to stay for that long. My most needed stress free vacation was anything but. Eric the Manager had asked me to bring over a 40"TV he purchased (paying by way of balance of my accommodation), stupid me, sucked...

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1Thank Maz05Bris
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 May 2016

In January this year I booked and paid for through Expedia Tara Beach Bungalows. I was to go there for 16 days in May. A few hours later I found out there was a serious family illness, and I was going to be needed to help here in NZ for 6 months at least, and I would not be able...

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3Thank Gaye N
Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Beware. If you are prepared to take the risk of being stranded in a foreign country without accommodation in spite of a confirmed booking fully payed in advance and you don’t mind if you don’t get your money back, then this could be the place for you. The Owner/Manager of Tara Beach Bungalows cancelled our booking while we were on...

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6Thank WorldTraveller360KJ
Salamander Bay
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Thank you so much Eric and Christine and staff for another fabulous visit to Tara Beach Bungalows. Tara is 100% locally owned so the main bonus with staying here is the local interaction you get from beautiful people. Dont stay here if you like a 5 star resort with a pool etc because its not that - stay here if...

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Reviewed 14 December 2015

We had an amazing time in Tara Beach. The hotel is a bit far from the city which is great, you have the beach just for you. They can arrange transportation to anywhere you want to go. Great place to do snokelling. The staff was amazing, very friendly, Christine and Erik did everything to make our stay even more enjoyable!

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Brisbane
Reviewed 19 November 2015

My 2nd visit to this little gem at Mele Bay♥ Once again received the very best of service and care from Eric (my good bloke♥) and Christine. Leslie prepared good meals. My room was delightful, the bed super comfy. Each day the room was serviced and presented with a fresh array of flowers adorning the entire room♥ Breakfast was plentiful,...

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 October 2015

a True gem, hidden away about 25min from Port Villa. We got married there and Eric and his team went out of there way to make our day very special. They even build us a little podium with concrete blocks between two palm trees. Was a very romantic setting. The food is really nice especially the Tuluk Eric made us.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
In your room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tara Beach is absolute beach front situated on 12 lush acres fronting picturesque Mele Bay, Efate, Vanuatu. With crystal clear, safe waters at your doorstep, we are the perfect spot for snorkeling, kayaking, swimming and getting away from it all for a while. We also have a chilled out open air bar / cafe known as the Beach Hut that is also open to day visitors and locals. Located about 15 mins from town & 10 mins to the airport, we provide free airport transfers for guests. All bungalows have tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge, with ocean views a few metres from your door included as standard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tara Beach Bungalows

Address: Devil's Point Road | Mele Bay, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: $112 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tara Beach Bungalows 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Tara Beach Bungalows Hotel Port Vila
Tara Beach Hotel
Tara Beach Port Vila
Tara Beach Bungalows Vanuatu/Port Vila
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“All rooms offer wonderful views”
  • Bathroom Days 2 - 7
  • Bathroom day one
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  • Lovely view from front patio
  • Lovely view from front patio
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  • Lounge and day bed
 of 5 bubbles Maz05Bris, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Bungalow 1 is the best”
 of 5 bubbles Goosens2015, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Bungalow 1 has the best view”
 of 5 bubbles Greg_and_Sharon, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Our room no.4 i think it was had the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles FDK32, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All 5 rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles jimk779, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
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