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Island Magic Resort

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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Luxury resort with self-contained apartment accommodation with ocean views, tropical gardens, restaurant, guest BBQ area, swimming pool, and jetty to access spectacular snorkeling. Ideal for wedding and family groups.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Paid Internet
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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Bauerfield Airport3 km
Emae Airport61 km
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Reviewed 31 Oct 2018via mobile
We had a great time at Island Magic Beach. The location was excellent plus it was nice and clean and comfortable! The food at Magic Grille was phenomenal and the staff was the absolute best!! We wanna return next year!!
Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Traveler484325
Response from Geraldine S, Manager at Island Magic Resort
Responded 2 Nov 2018
Hi Girls, Thank you for your lovely review. We would love to have you back at Island Magic Resort again
Jodie H
Reviewed 14 Oct 2018
We did not stay at this accommodation, but will in the future.
We came for dinner......3 nights in a row.
Half of us are vegan and finding good food on the Island is tricky for us but at Island Magic restaurant, nothing is a problem.
Our meals were superb, the service fantastic and the host made us feel like family.
We cannot thank you enough and recommend this place to everyone that visits the island ❤️🌱
Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Jodie H
Response from Geraldine S, Manager at Island Magic Resort
Responded 16 Oct 2018
Compliments to the chef Jodie we loved having you here and trying out the different vegetables.dishes.
Walloon Australia
Reviewed 2 Oct 2018
Once again Gerry and Jan have made our stay at Island magic resort a holiday to remember, beautiful beach front bungalows amazingly clean and manicured grounds staff are just awesome food at the restaurant was perfect so what else can we say but see you again next year Jerry, Jan and and Island magic resort. “❤️The place🇻🇺“
Date of stay: September 2018
Thank SonyaNJohn
Response from Geraldine S, Manager at Island Magic Resort
Responded 16 Oct 2018
Thank you so much for your lovely review. The staff and the management is already looking forward to your next visit and how we can even make it better.
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 19 Aug 2018
My family (2A, 2 kids 10 and 12) stayed 7 nights at Island Magic. We highly recommend this resort - lovely grounds and best snorkelling ever. Be game and go off the jetty - it is fantastic. Best coral we have ever seen and fish galore. We went to hideaway one of our days to snorkel - but straight off the Island Magic resort jetty is a million times better. The kids even rated it better than Queensland's Great Barrier Reef!

The bungalows are very spacious and have everything you need. Gerry, the resort manager, was very helpful and always checking we were enjoying ourselves and happy. The kids loved the volleyball court and the Joe, a resort staff grounds keeper, was great with the kids.

The self catering option made for an affordable holiday. Getting fresh produce from the markets was easy and the quality of the fruit and veggies was brilliant. The prices of fresh produce were very reasonable. Getting beef from the local supermarket was similar prices to home too, which we didn't expect.

The resort location was great right on Mele Bay looking across to Hideaway Island and Vila in the far distance - beautiful views from our bungalow deck. We stayed in a breachfront bungalow - which I recommend.

It was only a 20 minute bus ride into Vila - which was easy and inexpensive. It was nice to be staying away from Vila which is a bit busy.

We stayed with a package that included continental breakfast each day. The breakfast was very generous - cereal, a variety of fresh fruit, yoghurt, toast, tea/coffee/juice.

We don't usually return to the same place twice - but we may break this tradition and go back to Island Magic - it was so relaxing and enjoyable - magic like the name!

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank HollyandCo
Response from Geraldine S, Manager at Island Magic Resort
Responded 16 Oct 2018
Thank you so much for your beautiful review. The management and staff of Island Magic Resort would love to have you back here in the future.
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 Jul 2018
Island Magic hospitality was awesome. From our very late checkin (2am) to the day we left, everything went smoothly.
Gerry is a great host, nothing was too much trouble. Helped us with booking of activities to friendly advice on what we could do. The smiling, friendly staff at Island Magic could not be faulted.
The accomadation and facilities were great, all we could ask for.
Paradise, listening to the waves crash on the shore, the beautiful setting, who wouldn't be able to relax.
Date of stay: July 2018
Thank jafafamily
Response from Geraldine S, Manager at Island Magic Resort
Responded 18 Jul 2018
Thank you so much for your great review, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, and will share this review with our staff. Looking forward to see you back in the future.
Questions & Answers
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Rebekah B
1 October 2018|
Response from Tracey B | Reviewed this property |
There are village markets along the roadside but your best bet is the main markets in Port Vila itself which operate every day but Sunday.
Geraldine S
2 November 2016|
Response from Geraldine S | Property representative |
Totally correct lovely surrounds friendly staff that will help you have a relaxing and lovely holiday so you will come back and back.
1 November 2016|
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Response from Geraldine S | Property representative |
Hi Paul, Most people get a car for a couple of days to go around the island and visit different places. A bus that picks you up from the resort and brings you into town cost 400vt p.p. a bus that you pick up from the road... More
Room Tips
"Beautiful location"
14 Oct 2018
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"All rooms are great"
2 Oct 2018
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"Ocean front highly recommended"
11 Jul 2018
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"All bungalows are attractive but try an ocean view bungalow"
9 Jul 2018
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US$88 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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