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Bokissa Private Island Resort

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  • Excellent72%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Great family holiday in an amazing and well-preserved tropical paradise! Many positives to call out, including the location, facilities, management & staff, snorkeling & diving, accommodations and food. All were great for us. We were made to feel very welcome, with management and staff flexible...More

2  Thank C M
Response from Susan G, Manager at Bokissa Private Island ResortResponded September 1, 2017

Thank you for your review and we all enjoyed having your family become part of the "Bokissa family" for a short time. We are not about luxury but hopefully we make up for that in other ways. We hope you will venture our way again...More

Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Spent week at Bokissa, fare are spaced out nicely along the foreshore and clean and comfortable, but bit dated. Food was very good, the local fish is absolutely delicious and served quite often in many different ways. Breakfast is basic and if you want eggs...More

2  Thank Frank M
Response from Susan G, Manager at Bokissa Private Island ResortResponded August 13, 2017

Thank you so much for your review of Bokissa island. It certainly gives prospective guests a great overview of what to expect when they come here. You seemed to achieve a wonderful balance between relaxing and the more strenuous activities we have to offer. I...More

Reviewed July 17, 2017

We booked this trip so I could dive on the famous USS Coolidge and million dollar point. And whilst my wife does not scuba she loved the snorkelling that was to be had on the island. I did too The food was great and varied...More

2  Thank Martin L
Response from Susan G, Manager at Bokissa Private Island ResortResponded August 13, 2017

Thank you for your review. We are very proud of our dive masters and receive great feedback from guests regarding their abilities as dive masters and how they also make the experience "fun" in their own personal ways. They really are an asset to the...More

Reviewed July 11, 2017

Excellent snorkelling off the beach, friendly staff, great food, huge swimming pool, very comfortable beds, spacious ensuite. There were several interesting rain forest walks and a very large library! Wonderful place to chill out!

5  Thank Elizabeth J
Response from Susan G, Manager at Bokissa Private Island ResortResponded September 1, 2017

Thank you for your review Liz and we are very pleased you enjoyed the wonderful assets of Bokissa. We hope you join our growing list of returnee guests

Reviewed May 6, 2017

My wife and I, being keen snorkelers, search for holiday destinations where the coral is not only good but easily accessible. We’ve encountered a few places where “right off the beach” should have been appended with “after a 10-minute swim”. Bokissa is genuinely right off...More

4  Thank Perrorist
Response from Susan G, Manager at Bokissa Private Island ResortResponded May 14, 2017

Thank you for your comprehensive review of Bokissa island resort and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We have taken on board your comments regarding the 2 person kayaks, the website information and our accommodation. Our snorkeling and diving are excellent and...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$347 - US$450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Espiritu Santo
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Espiritu Santo
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$347 - US$450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Espiritu Santo
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Espiritu Santo
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Katypii
January 6, 2018|
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Response from JulieBokissa | Property representative |
Many thanks for your enquiry to visit the gorgeous Bokissa Private Island Resort. Air Vanuatu fly's 6 days a week to Port Vila and there are several domestic connections a day to Espiritu Santo. There is one flight each... More
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Frank M
December 7, 2017|
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Response from JulieBokissa | Property representative |
Hi Frank - thanks for your enquiry. No we don't do any dive courses other than an "Introductory to dive" which is more a bit of fun that anything else. You are much better off doing your PADI Open Water Cert prior to... More
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holidaygirl4321
December 1, 2017|
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Response from JulieBokissa | Property representative |
We do not have a regular "shuttle" going back to the mainland as the boats are busy with diving, transfers and other activities. Bokissa is for the most, a remote location. You can book a boat transfer if you require a... More
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Room Tips
"Best ocean views and all you hear is nature around you!"
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"For multi generational groups Fales 14A and B are perfect"
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"Book the spa rooms at an extra cost"
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"All have great beach views"
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