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    Tara Beach Bungalows

    Devil's Point Road | Mele Bay, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          “star resort” (9 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Hot Tub
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          Pets Allowed
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 8 October 2012

          Everything started well as I was met by a representative of Tara Beach at the airport. After a brief stop at a supermarket to stock up on supplies (i.e. especially bottled water) we headed to the Resort. There are ten bungalows, but only nine are...More

          3  Thank TheTravelCamel
          Reviewed 6 October 2012

          Sela and his family made us feel like guests of their family. They have 10 bungalos but only rent out 5 at a time, so we were all given individual attention - taken where we wanted to go and picked up again at a pre...More

          3  Thank Sarah R
          Reviewed 27 September 2012

          My father and I had one night at Tara Beach Resort recently. We were picked up at the airport by Vince, who asked us if we wanted to drop in to the grocery store before taking us to the Resort. The room was huge, and...More

          3  Thank LibbyBan
          Reviewed 22 September 2012

          Our family just had a week at the beautiful Tara Beach, the bungalows are located right on the shore and with only about a 20-30 metre walk you are able to go off the beach to find some gr8 snorkelling sites. Whi;st we were there...More

          4  Thank happyredders
          Response from tara-manager, General Manager at Tara Beach Bungalows

          Thank you The Lindsay Family for the lovely review and we are really glad that you enjoy your stay with us!!! I had to move this beautiful family to another bungalow cause the plumber didn't show up! He turn up the next morning on the...More

          Reviewed 17 September 2012

          My friend Moana and I (Kata) were met at the airport by the friendly face of Lulu, then Vince and the van turned up to take us to Tara resort. When we arrived at tara I new we had choosen the right spot to settle...More

          2  Thank kata R
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          Certificate of Excellence
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • 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
          • Room amenities
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
          • Price range
          • US$82 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
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          • Location
          • Vanuatu >
          • Efate >
          • Port Vila
          • Also Known As
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          • Tara Beach Hotel ,
          • Tara Beach Port Vila ,
          • Tara Beach Bungalows Vanuatu/Port Vila
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          Anita M
          I would like to travel in July - is the weather warm enough for swimming and snorkelling?
          19 January 2015|
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          Response from SonyaNJohn | Reviewed this property |
          Anita M
          hi christiana - i am also thinking of going there in July but wondering how warm the weather was? was it hot?
          19 January 2015|
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