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    Friendly Beach

    Lowelkas Cove | Port Vila, Tanna Island 0000, Vanuatu
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good13%
    • Average8%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible8%
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    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    We enjoyed Friendly: wild black sand beach and crashing waves at high tide, a contrast to another white sand beach on a still coral lagoon. Room was comfy and well furnished, we had some nice walks along the beach (recommend following the dry creek bed...More

    Thank Tega M
    Response from Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Friendly BeachResponded 14 August 2017

    Dear Tega M, Thank you for taking the time to review Friendly. It sounds as though you have really enjoyed exploring Tanna - something we always recommend our guests do! It sounds as though you were there at the perfect time for the whales! It...More

    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    We spent 4 nights at Friendly Beaches last month. We loved the quiet location, the friendly staff and excellant food. The volcano is in easy reach - we went up 3 times! Thoroughly recommend this delightful place away from the rat race.More

    1  Thank Mike C
    Response from Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Friendly BeachResponded 14 August 2017

    Dear Mike C, Thank you for taking the time to review Friendly Beach. Our location really does let you unwind and let the hustle and bustle of the modern world disappear for just a few days (something we should all do every now and again!)....More

    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    We recently enjoyed a glorious four nights at Friendly Beach. This black sand beach front hotel is nestled at the base of a hill and with only three bungalows is quiet, secluded and wonderfully remote. There is no Wifi or Cell service (you can make...More

    1  Thank 578cynthiav
    Response from Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Friendly BeachResponded 14 August 2017

    Dear Cynthia V, Thank you for taking the time to review Friendly Beach. It sounds like you have experienced the perfect Tanna break! We have intentionally designed the property to allow our guests to switch off and relax!! We often find that it takes our...More

    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    Reading heaps of praises of the resort makes me wonder what are they all about . I booked this resort and had confirmed arrival pick up from the resort . Arriving at 9 a.m. I looked around with nobody around to pick me up and...More

    Thank pilgrim_gsa
    Response from Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Friendly BeachResponded 18 July 2017

    Dear Pilgrim_gsa, It is a shame to read that you did not enjoy your time at Friendly Beach. Unfortunately there were 2 bookings made in your name and a last minute cancelation of one of them causing some confusion on your arrival time. We will...More

    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    We had visited this place a couple of years ago before cyclone Pam wiped it out. The rebuild is lovely. The rooms and bathrooms have really been improved along with the dining area. Some of the staff were the same which was nice. This is...More

    Thank RATZnz
    Response from Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Friendly BeachResponded 20 June 2017

    Dear RATnz, Thank you for taking the time to review Friendly Beach. We were so happy to be able to welcome you back :-) I am sure that you would have noticed quite a difference to not only Friendly, but also Tanna in general over...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$154 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    • Location
    • Vanuatu >
    • Tanna Island
    • Also Known As
    • Friendly Bungalows Hotel Tanna Island ,
    • Friendly Hotel Tanna
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    Traveller (39)
    Room & Suite (15)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Dining (4)
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    Bathroom (9)
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    228.04 km away
     
    Moorings Hotel
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    229.23 km away
     
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    Room Tips
    "There are only 4 bungalows and all look out to see."
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    "All the same"
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    "Only three bungalows at this stage and they are all good (Oct 2016)."
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    "Only a few rooms at the resort so book early. Best place to go to really and truly unwind."
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