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Ripples on the Bay

Ripples is a small, relaxed, boutique hotel, set on beautiful Teouma Bay, a 25 minute drive out of Port Vila. Swim in our tidal, ocean pool, relax in a hammock, or enjoy a meal in our island style restaurant. Accommodation is for over 15's only, unless you book all four rooms. If you're looking for somewhere unique to stay in Vanuatu, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, we're here for you.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Shuttle Bus Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
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Getting there
Bauerfield Airport22 km
Emae Airport72 km
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We just spent 5 days at this gorgeous place and totally fell in love with it. The lagoon and bay are so very beautiful - we went kayaking in water the colour of liquid sapphire and saw coral of every different colour. Quite stunning.

Sally and Damien are the perfect hosts who c
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Our stay at Ripples was amazing. The room is simple and clean and had amazing views of the beautiful garden and ocean.
Room also had a fridge which was always stocked with cold Tuskers!
Breakfast was served each morning at what time we requested and consisted of toast, yoghurts,
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Nothing not to love about a week or so at ripples. From the view from your verandah to Damo's brekkies to swimming in the coral pool. Comfy bed lovely bathroom great service. Good price. Oh, and the food. Just do it. We have stayed here three times now and will be back ASAP.
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We chose this resort for mainly 2 reasons, no children stay and only 4 villas. Sally and Damien the hosts are down to earth, fun and make you feel part of the family. They helped organise tours for us and Damien went out of his way to drive us to a nearby resort to attend a weddi
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We chose Ripples because of the great TripAdvisor reviews and weren’t disappointed. The service and quality of food was top notch. Sally, Damian, James, Billy and other staff looked after us so well, always friendly and helpful. During our stay the four of us ate our way through
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The view from bungalow 2
Big room. The front door opens fully.
The door to the bathroom is at the back
Does the resort have snorkelling gear for guest use? If so are there a variety of sizes?
How far is ripples from town and how much is a cab
Hi Malsywals, Sorry that I didn't see your question sooner. Ripples is located a 20 to 25 minute drive out of Port Vila. The cheapest way to get here with public transport is via bus. We can arrange a bus to pick you up and drop you back for 3000vt return. Cheers, Sally
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Hi, Do the rooms have aircon? thanks William
NO air con BUT they have a fan that works well and its not that hot next to the sea .
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What is the price range of the meals at the resort? Also what's included in the breakfast? How easy/difficult is it to go sightseeing from the resort?
Hi. Just found your post, so hope my reply is not too late for you. Meals in Ripples range in price from 1500 - 2800 vatu.
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Hi Jim & Linda, We are keen stay around your area from 29/06 for a week to 10 days just wondering about meal options? Thanks Shane and Anna ardollo @ hotmail. com
Hi Shane & Anna, Is this message intended for Ripples on the Bay? We have no Jim and Linda here. Anyway, in case it is, we have a restaurant on site (Ripples Cafe), with a menu that includes burgers, fish and chips, and steaks, as well as several Asian and South Asian dishes (for which we are best known), lights meals, and a specials board. A continental/tropical breakfast is included in the room rate, with cooked breakfasts also available. As I mentioned in my previous resonse, we have availability from 3/7/15 All the best, Damien & Sally
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"Chalet right on the lagoon (better than outdoor pool!) is wonderful."
"All rooms good"
"All rooms are quiet, and you can see and hear the ocean"
"Its easy as there are only 4 private villas."
"There are four. They are all great."
US$101 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
VanuatuEfatePort Vila
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