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Aore Island Resort

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Spa
Laundry Service
Babysitting
Private Balcony
Free Parking
4 Star Hotel
Aore Island Resort is a stunning Pacific Island retreat with an authentic and welcoming culture nestled in a unique natural paradise. Experience the raw luxury of our private boutique bungalows and indulge in an impeccably fresh beachfront dining experience overlooking the crystal clear...
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Aore Road | Espiritu Santo, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
4.6 km to Pekoa Airport
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our stay at AORE came between busy, action-filled stays in Port Villa and Luganville. This resort had everything we needed to recharge. Snorkelling straight off beach is safe and interesting with a variety of fish and corals. Food was well prepared and ample choices to...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a very nice spot and the local people working there were very friendly and helpful. Unfortunately the same could not be said of the Australian owners who barely acknowledged our presence after check in and made no account that our transfer from the...More

Thank Angela T
Response from rawluxuryadventures, Owner at Aore Island ResortResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Angela T for taking the time to post your review, and for choosing to stay at Aore Island Resort on this occasion. We are sincerely disappointed that your experience at our resort was less than fantastic. I do find in unusual that we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

After a 12 year delay in returning to this resort I am pleased to say it has improved to our liking. Not that there was an issue before- but this time the mosquitoes were minimal and the water was clear with lots of fish, and...More

Thank statschap
Response from rawluxuryadventures, Owner at Aore Island ResortResponded 1 week ago

Thank you statschap for returning to Santo & staying at Aore Resort once again. We are so pleased that the renovations of the resort are meeting our guests expectations, and you enjoyed you stay with us the second time round. All of the staff sincerely...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bungalows are well equipped with everything you could possibly need, even the lack of television wasn’t an issue. Travelled with a toddler and, if the fact that she was sound asleep by 8pm every night is a good indicator, there were plenty of activities to...More

Thank IeRan v
Response from rawluxuryadventures, Owner at Aore Island ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you leRan v for choosing to stay with us, and for posting such a positive review of our property. It was great getting to know your family, and watching you thoroughly enjoy undertaking all activities on offer. As I mentioned to you on departure,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelling as a family of three with a 7 year old we had the most relaxing and enjoyable 5 days at Aore Island Resort. From the time we stepped off the boat and were met by Brad, who gave us a warm welcome and run...More

Thank Rabs44
Response from rawluxuryadventures, Owner at Aore Island ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Rabs44 for your fabulous review of Aore Resort. It is fantastic to see families fully immerse themselves into our island lifestyle, and then return home relaxed and revitalised. We sincerely look forward to being able to rehost you on a future holiday, and...More

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Aore Island Resort is a stunning Pacific Island retreat with an authentic and welcoming culture nestled in a unique natural paradise. Experience the raw luxury of our private boutique bungalows and ...More indulge in an impeccably fresh beachfront dining experience overlooking the crystal clear waters of Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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habib2nv
June 25, 2018|
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Response from rawluxuryadventures | Property representative |
Hi Habib2nv, thank you for your questions. Departure times from Luganville to Aore Resort are 7:30am, 8:30am, 11:30am, 2:30pm & 4:30pm. The activities listed on our Aore Island Passport are typically available to guests... More
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Sandy H
December 2, 2017|
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Response from Trevor F | Reviewed this property |
If you are staying at Aore Resort then, as part of the arrangements, the resort arranges transport (taxi) from the airport to the wharf area at Luganville from where the ferry leaves. The ferry is run by Aore Resort so... More
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Sandy H
December 2, 2017|
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Response from rawluxuryadventures | Property representative |
Hi Sandy, the resort ferry loads from BP Wharf in Luganville, and departs at 8:30am, 11:30am, 2:30pm and 4:30pm. Thanks.
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"most room views are of the city at night accross the water"
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"Get a beach front bungalow. If you like the idea of a dipping pool there is one I know of."
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"Great for families, great for everyone"
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"Go for a beachfront cabin."
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