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Sydney
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Sambis is a great little resort, in lovely quiet unspoilt part of the world. It is owned and operated by Hans, an enigmatic and extroverted ex-Swiss sort of Australian gentleman who is 100% focused on his guests having a great time, and also spinning a few (!) yarns over a Solbrew (beer). (Hi Hans!). The resort is an embodiment of...

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Reviewed 18 November 2015

What a beautiful place. It is worth the effort to get here because once you are here it is a world away. You can do much or little. Snorkelling before a beautiful breakfast. Then more snorkelling, fishing, doing nothing. Fascinating history of the area. Hans is a great host. I can highly recommend Sanbis resort for a relaxing getaway.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Access to Sanbis is by boat from the island airport or anywhere else. There are six self contained wood huts with leaf roofs that are well spaced along the shore. They have solar powered lights and ceiling fan; if you need to charge phones, tablets etc that is done at the restaurant or over-water bar. WiFi is available if you...

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1Thank Theo C
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2015

My partner and i recently stayed at Sanbis ( 12th -18th October) We were fortunate to book "The Lodge " for our holiday, we found it to be excellent accommodation, in fact would be perfect for a family or a group. Paddle boarding,kayaking and snorkelling in such clear pristine water was fantastic, however the highlight of our holiday was the...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This was a great place for a mid winter diving break. August, and the water temperature was a consistent 26 - 27 degrees, and visibility was mostly around 30 metres or more. There is a lot of history, it was the area where JFK served in the war, and some interesting WWII wrecks to dive. The reef diving is fabulous,...

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4Thank Margot J
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

It was quite a journey to get here from New York, however, worth every second and every cent. It's the kind of place that makes you wish you can stop time, if only for a few weeks. The owner Hans and he's extremely capable staff are a joy to behold and the attention to detail something to admire. The resort...

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3Thank Brucemarais
Woodbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We recently finished up a trip to Sanbis Resort where we stayed for 6 days in bungalows 1, 3 and 4. To sum up the entire experience in one word: Wow! And, all that with a very reasonable cost! Location: The location of Sanbis Resort is quite remote but still reasonably close to Australia to make the hop over well...

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2Thank Christina092470
Kingscliff, Australia
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We were treated by Hans the owner in arrival and after a drink with Hans we were taken to our bungalow, the bathroom had plenty of hot water,clean and serviced daily. We had a verandah at the waters edge where we could read while enjoying a coffee. A missile net was over our bed with a fan and staff sprayed...

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1Thank DebbyD27
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 July 2015

If you enjoy the simple life, beauty all around you, crystal clear warm water, delicious food – including the pizza - and beautiful friendly people there to tend to your every need then look no further than Sanbis. I agree with all the wonderful reviews, but would also like to add the great snorkelling on the reef just in front...

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1Thank jennyjoy
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We had a beautiful 2 week soujourn at Sanbis. Thank you to all staff for making our trip one of the best. Timmy, Cynthia, Daisy, Ravia, Tingo, Josie, and Naytie were only some of the staff which made our trip so enjoyable. if we wanted to go fishing or snorkelling, we would only need to ask and it would be...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Total Exclusivity! Located on a secluded island approximately 7 minutes from Gizo by boat, Sanbis Resort offers premier accommodation with each bungalow having its own private beach; ensuite with hot water and a stunning view across the lagoon. The number of bungalows has been limited to six to ensure privacy and luxury for guests. You will be spoilt in every way possible. The resort boasts a gourmet kitchen with a fully stocked bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanbis Resort

Address: Mbabanga Island | Western Province, Gizo, Ghizo Island 1100, Solomon Islands
Region: Solomon Islands > Ghizo Island > Gizo
Price Range: $265 - $969 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Sanbis Hotel Gizo
Sanbis Resort Solomon Islands/Gizo
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