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Tara Beach Bungalows

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We have just had nine days there, staff are great and Eric is Number One!!! All still smiling even after the cyclone damaged the property in places. Our holiday was great in the fact that the resort made it so easy to get to places and were extremely helpful on Island knowledge etc. Would recommend the resort to anyone wanting...

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tara-manager, General Manager at Tara Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear DougNGaye Tankiu tumas for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I was pleased to hear of your wonderful experience at Tara Beach and it's great getting to know the two of you. We do look forward in the hope of being able to welcome you back in the near future and delivering to you the...

Walloon Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Well what great stay we have had with Tara beach bungalows again, this is our second stay here and even after the cyclone has damaged parts of this place its still paradise. Sala, Eric and and the all the staff are such great people and just because they have lost the jetty and the restaurant this place has still got...

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tara-manager, General Manager at Tara Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear SonyaNJohn Tankiu tumas for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It's been an honor to host you and your beautiful family again this year and tankiu tumas for always support the locally owned busines. We do look forward in the hope of being able to welcome you back in the near future and delivering to...

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We spent 6 nights at Tara Beach in Bungalow 2, and we had such a relaxing time, swimming, snorkelling, exploring the island and sitting on the balcony in the late afternoon watching the sun set over the ocean (metres from your room). The grounds of the property and the gardens are kept very clean and tidy, with the sand paths...

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tara-manager, General Manager at Tara Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear 2015col Tankiu tumas for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I was pleased to hear that you had such a relaxing time, swimming, snorkelling, exploring the island and sitting on the balcony in the late afternoon watching the sun set over the ocean (metres from your room) and found the grounds of the property and...

Brisbane
Reviewed 8 August 2015

I have just returned from a 7 night stay at this wonderful small beach front resort. I cannot speak highly enough of the Manager Eric, he treated me like Royalty! Nothing was too much trouble, he went out of his way to ensure I had a relaxing, comfortable and enjoyable holiday. Eric to me is a delight to talk to...

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tara-manager, General Manager at Tara Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Tankiu tumas for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Christine has been with us for almost 6 years now and she is our number1 staff and tankiu tumas for the tips and advice that you have given, and i will work on them. We can't wait to welcome you back in Mid November 2015 and...

Salamander Bay
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We stayed at Tara Beach Bungalows for 5 nights in July 2015. There were 5 ladies in our group and we have never laughed so much or had so much fun with beautiful local people. Eric, Sala, Christine, Marie and Johnny were so friendly and helped us with sightseeing suggestions and took us to many wonderful places. I have been...

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tara-manager, General Manager at Tara Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Tankiu tumas Anita M for taking your time to write this excellent review. It was a pleasure getting to know you and the girls, and we sure enjoy your company during the 5 nights stay with us. Tankiu tumas for choosing to stay in a 100% locally owned resort and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near...

Sydney
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We've been there many times and love the place. Cyclone Pam wiped out their restaurant and overwater jetty but the bungalows are intact. A temporary restaurant has been set up in one of the bungalows. Staff morale seems crushed but I'm not sure that is entirely because of the cyclone. Hot water showers to each of the bungalows has always...

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tara-manager, General Manager at Tara Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Drewboysydney, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your recent stay. I am very sorry to hear that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. The restaurant and jetty are in the processed to rebuild in few months after been wiped out by the cyclone 3 months ago, couple...

wiltshire
Reviewed 2 February 2015

I have to start by saying i did love this place even though things didnt always go the way we would have hoped but that it part of it charm. Its a local owned and run place so those are the standards you get. It is a lovely little hideaway down the end of a 5km unsealed road which means...

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tara-manager, Owner at Tara Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Halo Jodi Tankiu tumas for staying with us at Tara Beach for 4 nights ( 2 nights book through travel agent and you extended 2 nights) and for the constructive and helpful review. We have definitely taken your suggestions on board and are working hard in 2015 to give our future guests an even better experience than before. We started...

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Reviewed 2 February 2015

If you are after remote and somewhere quite then this is your place. The room, or more like villas, can sleep up to 7 all for the same price. All rooms/villas have a sea view. The staff are lovely, Christine and Lolo are both relaxed and helpful. Only issues we real had was the road was so bumpy it was...

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tara-manager, Owner at Tara Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Halo Bryan, Tankiu tumas for staying with us at Tara Beach and helpful review. Due to heavy rain in January, the road been unbearable for a week then when the sun comes out, it fixed again. Sorry that you have book in to stay during that time but now the road is nice and smooth. Have a great year and...

Reviewed 7 January 2015

We stayed in the Tara Beach Resort for one week and it was just excellent. The staff is so friendly and helpful to spent the best time of your life on vanuatu. The reef just in front of the Restaurant is the nicest one we´ve been on Efate. The Bungalows are basic and not the newest one´s. So wasn´t our...

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Reviewed 12 October 2014

A great place to stay in Vila. When I arrived at the airport I was picked up by a very nice young man, Thomas. Return transfers only $10. The place was quiet, friendly with a lovely waterfront veiw. Clean & tidy. It's not too far from town and for only a few dollars Thomas will drop you off to anywhere...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $113 - $122 (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
  • Bedroom
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  • Lovely view from front patio
  • Lovely view from front patio
  • View from front patio of bungalow
  • Lounge and day bed
Maz05Bris, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Bungalow 1 is the best”
Goosens2015, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Bungalow 1 has the best view”
Greg_and_Sharon, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Our room no.4 i think it was had the best views.”
FDK32, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All 5 rooms are good”
jimk779, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
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