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Hideaway Island Resort & Marine Sanctuary

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Reviewed 15 June 2015

Hideaway Island Resort was like a home away from home. The staff were so welcoming and by the end of the trip made us feel like part of the family. The bar and restaurant on the beach was the most beautiful place to sit and...More

2  Thank Lauren J
Response from hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 17 June 2015

Hi Lauren, Thank you for writing your review and even better that you have become part of the Hideaway Family. No better comment can be than "It is just like home" as it says it all. See you next visit. Warm regards, Mark and the...More

Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

The resort is located in the Marine Reserve area which means you can snorkel in front of your bungalow and experience a great variety of marine life. We have stayed in an Oceanview Bungalow which is set up for 5 people. It's clean, has warm...More

2  Thank JoannaInAsia
Response from hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 17 June 2015

Hi Joanna, A big thank you for writing the review and offering some positive suggestions regarding our food options. With more local produce now available in the markets I will work with chef to improve the choices and in particular selections for gluten and dairy...More

Reviewed 14 June 2015

Wade out to the reef for some of the best snorkeling around the area. A shuttle runs back and forth across the water to the mainland for free if you are staying on the island, and getting a taxi to the city is easy. Expensive...More

Thank nickliveshere
Response from hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 17 June 2015

Hi Nick, Thank you for your review on your recent visit. On thing PAM did do was raise our beach level by approx 40 to 60 cm which accounts for the extra coral on the beach. We are slowly clearing it away and replacing with...More

Reviewed 13 June 2015

We had a lovely short stay here to oversee the conditions 2 months after Cyclone Pam. So good to see how much effort has been put into cleanup and repair. To be honest, you would not know the extent of the damage that was done...More

Thank DiverDi2015
Response from hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 17 June 2015

Dear DiverD, Thank you for your review and we have progressed extremely well since cyclone PAM. I often show some pictures of what the property looked like when we returned and how well the team got on with the job of cleaning up. Good positive...More

Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

One of the best holidays made so good due to the friendly staff the owners and managers have working for them. They owe these local workers a lot The snorkelling straight off the beach is next level with so many fish. The local mele village...More

Thank Cornelius0491
Response from hideawayisland, Manager at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 17 June 2015

Hi Cornelius, Thank you for your review on your recent trip to Hideaway Island Resort. You are correct when you say we owe our staff a lot as they continually strive to make our visitors welcome and happy. I was pleased to read that you...More

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Amenities
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Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$45 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Business Hotel in Port Vila
#4 Best Value Hotel in Port Vila
#11 Family Hotel in Port Vila
#13 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Port Vila
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$45 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Port Vila
#4 Best Value Hotel in Port Vila
#11 Family Hotel in Port Vila
#13 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Port Vila
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
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kiwijokers
13 April 2018|
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Response from hideawayisland | Property representative |
Hi Jokers, The boat ride from Mele beach is a short 5 minute trip. Our staff will help with your luggage. We do not have a bus but all throughout the day there are busses and taxis at Mele beach. The busses are share ride... More
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Robyn300
14 February 2018|
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We can arrange airport transfers for 2250vatu for two people one way. Drivers need an expensive permit to pick up at the airport which is why it is more than regular bus fare. We make sure our drivers show up for... More
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Lesa V
16 December 2017|
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Response from hideawayisland | Property representative |
Hi LesaV, our reservations desk will arrange an airport transfer to and from the airport. The ferry has no cost. The Marine Sanctuary Island fee is included with room stays as are use of the snorkel gear, kayaks, stand up... More
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"All villas, bungalows, twin shares, backpackers, have easy access to the beach. Bring a torch.. paths to the..."
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"The ocean view villas are the best - direct access to the beach, with beautiful sunsets"
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"Great swimming and views. Underwater Post office"
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"Ocean view villas are probably cooler and quieter."
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