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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing views with very beautiful people. A little out of town but don't let that deter you. This is a must stay home away from home. No stress, no problems. Hear the waves rolling in & out each day. Or a swim in the pool. Walk for miles, all in peace & tranquility. Pick up & drop off at airport.... More 

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Mooloolah Valley, Australia
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Waves on Bukara is a magical place. John and Janet are consummate hosts who look after every need. John picked us up at an ungodly hour from the airport and cooked beautiful dishes (vegetarian for us) and lovely breakfasts by the ocean. The staff are lovely too!! And it would not be the same without Sam, Zephyr, Ralph and maxie.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

My husband and I stayed for one night in the Nautilus room on our way to Tanna. I had read the excellent reviews from others who had also stayed at Waves so thought it would be a good place to start our holiday. The owners are just the most beautiful people who take you into their amazing home and treat... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

We recently returned from a 4 night stay at Waves on Bukura, we enjoyed our stay. John and Jeanette are wonderful hosts, and offer such a lovely place to stay while visiting Vanuatu. We truly recommend enjoying a few sumptuous dinners cooked by John whose French cuisine is superb, and his 'creme brulee' was the best we have ever had!... More 

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Kiama, Australia
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

We stayed at Waves on Bukura for one week with our 2 teenage boys and we all had a wonderful and relaxing holiday. The hosts John and Jeanette are very welcoming and we very much enjoyed their wonderful french cooking. It was so lovely to sit looking out over the beach while we had breakfast and the kids loved swimming... More 

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Had an amazing time in Port Vila, which was greatly due to the warm hospitality of our hosts, John and Jeanette. They could not have been more helpful and we very much enjoyed the friendly conversation and helpfulness of this lovely couple. Our accommodation was very clean and comfortable. We appreciated having the option of dining out, preparing something for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

We had a wonderful time at this lovely property! Our apartment (Nautilus) was beautiful, spacious, had much-appreciated air conditioning and a beautiful outlook over the water! And a huge in-room spa! John was extremely friendly and cheerfully picked us up from the airport at a very unsocialable hour. Jeanette dropped us back at the airport the next day and was... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Quiet, out of the way, small, family feel place. We only had 2 nights here, and didnt get in till almost midnight, so certainly couldnt maximise our stay there. The little open air breakfast hut on the sand was a bit of a highlight for me, awesome way to start the day. The hosts John and Jeanette were lovely and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location great staff john is a great cook we have been twice to stay and will stay there again..our first visit to waves was after cyclone Pam the road was washed away but did not stop these lovely hosts from driving us into town and back nothing is too much for them... The private location is just right for... More 

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Thank Leni162
Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Waves on Bukura is an amazing place to stay right on the shores of Mele Bay. Our room was Turtle and we found it to be very spacious and welcoming. The huge spa in the bathroom was a special plus. Exploring the reef was interesting ... Lots of fish ... Dinner was superbly created by John ... Desserts delicious prepared... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waves on Bukura is a small retreat of only 3 villas on Bukura Beach.We have our own whitesand beach with an inter-tidal reef with a blue hole as well as a BBQ beachhut and inground saltwater pool.We are a bed and breakfast / maison d'hotes where we try to offer our guests a more relaxed and peronalised view of Port Vila and surrounds.We offer comfortable spacious 1 bedroom villas with a range of dining options, cook for yourselves in your villa kitchen or in our BBQ beachhut, or let us pamper you with a lovely "french cuisine" home-stay dinner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waves on Bukura

Address: Lot 54 Devil's Pt Rd | Bukura Plantation, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: $127 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Oceanside and extremely relaxing. Fall asleep listening to the waves hitting the beach!”
 of 5 bubbles donnaa820, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Suits singles couples and families I would imagine”
  • View from Turtle bungalow
  • View of beach from Turtle bungalow.
 of 5 bubbles carolynd213, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I believe some rooms have cooking facilities if you wanted to give John and Jeanette a break and cook your own at some time.”
 of 5 bubbles TimberBlueMountains, 20 May 2015 | Read review
“The suites attached to the house have AC which is great during the hot humid summer -”
 of 5 bubbles jenmike2015, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Fernyd, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
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