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Hideaway Island Resort & Marine Sanctuary

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Overview
Hideaway Island, Port Vila, Efate Vanuatu See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Description
Hideaway Island Resort is located on the private island with a protected Marine Sanctuary with a full service 5 Star PADI Dive Shop (recently awarded the PADI green star for our environmental efforts). House ...More guests enjoy free use of snorkel gear, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, net ball, beach movies, and can take Glass Bottom Boat and Snorkel Safari Tours for free. Beach Restaurant and Bar. Continental breakfast included. Free Wi-fi for all guests in lounge. Accommodations include self contained Vilas, Bungalows, Beach Lodge and Dorm rooms. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Top resorts Hotels
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On the Beach
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Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
44
Price range
US$49 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hideaway Island Hotel Port Vila
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Hideaway Island Port Vila
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Hideaway Island Resort & Marine Sanctuary Vanuatu/Port Vila
Location
Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
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Traveller (741)
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Room & Suite (125)
Dining (47)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Reviews (693)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing fish and snorkelling so close to the waters edge. Our children loved the day there and posting mail home. Lots to see and great lunch in a friendly atmosphere. Bring or wear reef shoes as the ground is a little ouchie.

Thank fitzyfeet
Response from hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for coming. Glad you enjoyed your day. This is a coral island so yes, reef shoes recommended. Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is fantastic. The marine park is an amazing snorkeling experience. Our snorkeling safari guide had been working there for the past five years and clearly loves his job. We went as day visitors so can not speak for the accommodation but the restaurant...More

Thank helen r
Response from hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for coming. It's good sounds like you had a great day! The post office is an official Post Office run by Vanuatu Post. They have another "Extreme Post" on the Volcano on Tanna Island. Our Marine Sanctuary is good but our staff is...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had 4 hours to kill in between flights so Hideaway was perfect. We enjoyed glass bottom boat and snorkling safari. You can just as easily pay the entry fee and snorkel by yourself. Good snorkeling off an ocean shelf. Friendly staff, good food (cater...More

1  Thank Wander815937
Response from hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for coming. Layovers are not usually fun. Glad you enjoyed yourselves.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A breathtaking visit in the real paradise. The Resort locates on the small, peacefully island close to the main island of Vanuatu. Their services made our trip unforgettable and we just hope that we come back soon.

1  Thank Dorqa
Response from hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for coming. It was a pleasure hosting you. See you soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in a family bungalow at Hideaway. They are a 3 star resort so be prepared for ants in the room, single bed mattresses are thin and you can feel the slats underneath, maintenace is behind sechule And the tap water isn’t drinkable. Meals...More

Thank tmL1594OE
Response from hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 3 days ago

Glad you enjoyed your stay. We are catching up on maintenance as fast as we can. We like to hear about any issues during your stay so that we can promptly address them. I hope you mentioned the problems in your check out survey. Your...More

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JanisBrisbane
September 19, 2018|
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Response from Seanne S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there are little supermarkets/corner shops on the road to Hideaway island they sell lots of snacks and everything else that you may need. Town is only a 10min bus ride costs about 200vatu to town to go to the big... More
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kiwijokers
April 12, 2018|
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Response from hideawayisland | Property representative |
Hi Jokers, The boat ride from Mele beach is a short 5 minute trip. Our staff will help with your luggage. We do not have a bus but all throughout the day there are busses and taxis at Mele beach. The busses are share ride... More
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Robyn300
February 14, 2018|
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Response from hideawayisland | Property representative |
We can arrange airport transfers for 2250vatu for two people one way. Drivers need an expensive permit to pick up at the airport which is why it is more than regular bus fare. We make sure our drivers show up for... More
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