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Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ian was too lovely on my trip over to Vanuatu. I was volunteering at the hospital and therefore gave me a discount on my accommodation. The hospital was within walking distance to the hospital which was fantastic. Ian even went out of his way and got all the medical students together for a BBQ, very thoughtful. It's also a small...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We enjoyed our 7 day holiday in Vanuatu and our stay at Tradewinds which is situated only a short walk away from Port Vila Township within a lovely well kept garden. Our studio bungalow was comfortable, clean, mosquito proof and equipped with everything we needed. The sheltered patio with its pleasant views provided a great space to relax. Lovely Valerie,...

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2016

My daughter and I spent a week at Tradewinds. The property is clean, central to shopping restaurants and transport, with the feel of being in village life as well. We had great views from the pool. so quiet and relaxing. A short stroll to the local store to buy an egg to cook for breakfast was quite the novelty. The...

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Villas, responded to this review

Hi Maria, Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have both you and your daughter staying with us, and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time here despite the challenge of lost luggage. All the best for the future Valerie

southern california
Reviewed 17 December 2015

I stayed here for a couple days in October as a quick reprieve from island hopping and staying in basic village bungalows. Tradewinds is located on a bluff above the water on the east side of Port Vila, it has several separate private units with full kitchen, bathroom, TV, bed and extra cove. It's walking distance to town but just...

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Villas, responded to this review

Hi Shakas, Thank you for a great review and glad that you enjoyed your time here. We will have to review the pool area to see if we can fit in a hot tub :). All the best and we look forward to seeing you again Valerie

Newport-on-Tay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Spent three weeks in this superior bungalow. Valerie ( manager) couldn't have been more supportive and helpful. Rose and Willie housekeeper and gardener/ handyman lovely people and very obliging. Security staff at night cheerful and made you feel secure. Accommodation spotlessly clean and serviced five days a week and at weekends if anything required manager on site to assist. Lovely...

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Villas, responded to this review

Hi Eleanor, It was lovely to have you stay with us and thank you so much for your great review. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your trip and would love to have you come back and visit us again. Valerie

Birmingham
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Stayed in one of the cottages for a weeding that i was attending on the island. Room was large and spotlessly clean. Location was excellent as the wedding took place in the venue next door. Also a trip into the town center was only a short trip in a taxi.

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Villas, responded to this review

Hi Austin, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and so pleased that the wedding went well. Look forward to seeing you again sometime Valerie

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 May 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at Tradewinds with my family. The resort is close to town, but not in town. Each unit has a small kitchen. There is a cool ocean breeze. Overall had a wonderful and relaxing stay.

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Villas, responded to this review

Hi DZ, Thank you for your review and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Valerie

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Good location for those doing hospital placements- just a block away (down a slightly quaint dirt road with a very local village feel). A little further from the city where the majority of restaurants and attractions are, but still in walking distance. The owner was always very helpful and went above and beyond to make sure my trip went well-...

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Villas, responded to this review

Hi Macaronisheep Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. regards Valerie

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We stayed here for a month in October last year and since then I have been meaning to write a review. Tradewinds was a great place to stay while working at Vila Central hospital. It is located only a 2-3 minute walk from the hospital through Seaside, a local community. It was a 10 miniute walk to a choice of...

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Villas, responded to this review

Hi Joanne, So glad that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your great review Regards Valerie

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We stayed for 4 nights in November and were disappointed as place had run down since our last visit 3 years earlier. Floors in room were sticky and dirty, hot water in shower was not consistent and we needed to ask for glasses in the room. Was also very noisy at night. We will stay somewhere else next time.

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Valerie T, Owner at Tradewinds Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. However, this has possibly been posted under the incorrect Tradewinds Resort as : A) There was only 1 "couple" who stayed in November and that was for 1 night only B) The resort had no 4 nights stays in November, nor October, nor December Regards Valerie

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serviced Air-conditioned Studio Bungalows Serviced 3 Bedroom Townhouse Serviced 2 Bedroom Apartment Experience the relaxed comfort of home while exploring the unique culture and beautiful lifestyle of Vanuatu. Overlooking the serene waters of Erakor Lagoon, Tradewinds Resort offers self-contained bungalows in the peace and quiet of the 'suburbs'. A 10 min walk will take you to the fresh fruit and vegetable markets in town, or a short stroll to the local restaurants when you feel like dining out. The air-conditioned bungalows also have ceiling fans and can be configured as twin share or double. The kitchenette is equipped with microwave, jug, toaster, and full-size refrigerator and includes crockery and cutlery and cooking utensils. For the family or small groups, the 3 bedroom Townhouse or 2 bedroom apartment overlooking Erakor Lagoon would be a great base for your Vanuatu adventure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tradewinds Villas

Address: Captain Cook Avenue, Port Vila, Efate 00000, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: $124 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tradewinds Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Tradewinds Hotel Port Vila
Tradewinds Villas Vanuatu/Port Vila
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#14 Top resorts Hotel in Port Vila
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“Superior bungalows spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles eleanorf870, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“bungalows individually situated and not too close together.I found no.9 to be good.A bit noisy if you dont keep the shutters closed if your neighbours are loud Aussies!”
 of 5 bubbles 557jill557, 4 Aug 2013 | Read review
“One overlooking the lagoon”
 of 5 bubbles johnjuliek, 25 Jul 2013 | Read review
“If you want room to move, stay in the Townhouse. It has four good sized bedrooms, plenty for a family. 2 bedrooms upstairs (fans) and 2 bedrooms downstairs that are air conditioned.”
 of 5 bubbles JFamily26, 6 Oct 2011 | Read review
“Room 19 was comfoetsble and a bit away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles BHP534, 3 Aug 2011 | Read review
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