I loved this little island. You can take a public bus to the island and then a boat which is a little $$ for the short trip, but once there the islands really cool. Got some cool snorkeling and an underwater “post office” where you...More
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We found Hideaway Island a bit underwhelming. Especially considering it's not that cheap to get into the island. You can't bring your own food and drinks. I quite frankly we had better snorkelling at a couple of other places which were free. It's ok, but...More
Would definitely recommend a trip to Hideaway island. The ferry across is free but you do have to pay an island fee when you get there. They have snorkel equipment to hire and we bought a postcard to post in the underwater post office which...More
Great snorkelling off the beach, plenty of fish and coral. Buy a special postcard for 400vt and post at the under water post office! Reasonable food and drinks at the beach bar.
The abundance of marine life so close to shore is mind-blowing. Waters are calm shallow with no current. Great for all experience levels. Good diving, too.
Great service by the waiters. Always polite and serving with a smile. Always received my food order within 10 minutes. Marvelous customer service.
Snorkeling was excellent and easy but dismayed by not being able to bring own food for a day trip and being forced to buy meals and drinks from the resort restaurant even though there was an entry charge.
caught a bus for 800 vatu (4 people) from vila to mele bay then an easy boat transfer over to the island. Found low tide or tide going out the best time to snorkel as once the tide starts coming in the visibility drops. Fish,...More