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Hideaway Island Resort & Marine Sanctuary

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Hideaway Island Resort is located on the private island with a protected Marine Sanctuary with a full service 5 Star PADI Dive Shop (recently awarded the PADI green star for our environmental efforts). House guests enjoy free use of snorkel gear, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, net ball, beach movies, and can take Glass Bottom Boat and Snorkel Safari Tours for free. Beach Restaurant and Bar. Continental breakfast included. Free Wi-fi for all guests in lounge. Accommodations include self contained Vilas, Bungalows, Beach Lodge and Dorm rooms.
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Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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HOTEL STYLE
Hidden Gems
Family Resort
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Bauerfield Airport4 km
Emae Airport61 km
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from 10 nights on hideaway island , we loved our stay , we found the staff Louisa , Joshua , lesa, extremely happy , friendly and helpful,The snorkling is absolutely wonderful , right of the beach . Easy access to the main...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hideaway Island is a small island not far from Port Vila it has the only underwater post office in the world. We caught a taxi here from the Warwick resort and then a free water taxi across to the island. There is some good snorkelling...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Rosemarie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Currently staying at Hideaway Island Resort and unfortunately we are checking out today as it is booked out. This place is just what I expected and more. The island sits on a marine sanctuary surrounded by crystal clear blue water. The snorkelling is amazing. You...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at Hideaway Island Resort (5 nights). I was a solo traveller and the staff were super friendly (including the owner) and all knew my name to speak to. If you are looking for a place to relax and step away...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank M6842HXamyc
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Hideaway Island is a popular destination for visitors to Efate, as it is easily reached from the town via a short bus, then and boat ride. Day visitors are required to pay a fee to enter Hideaway which is reasonable, however, the overall quality of...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank samoht103
Response from hideawayisland, Directors at Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryResponded 7 November 2018

Dear Sam, We are extremely proud of our protected marine sanctuary the only protected marine sanctuary in Vanuatu. I recently had a wonderful young guest whom in a matter of days had documented 150 different species of fish, arguably the best place to snorkel in...More

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JanisBrisbane
30 September 2018|
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Response from Dorqa | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no, not drinkable, but you get free bottled water in your room in the Resort :)
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JanisBrisbane
20 September 2018|
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Response from Edward I | Reviewed this property |
There are a few little stores nearby, and several family friendly pubs / beach bars run by westerners within walking distance. No chance of going hungry! The trip to the supermarkets in pt vila is a nice one - takes a... More
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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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"One of the villas is worth the extra rate; western side of the island is sheltered from prevailing easterly..."
thomastsc
28 Oct 2018
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"Great snorkeling close to shore"
G1845JQmarks
25 Oct 2018
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"The Bungalows are excellent. Just be aware the top bunks don't have a safety bar and the floor is tiled."
AmyGibson1234
11 Oct 2018
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"Every room apart from the bunkhouse has a view of the gorgeous sea, but pick No 1 villa for pure luxury."
nireec2018
4 Oct 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$49 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hideaway island hotel port vilahideaway island port vilahideaway island resort
LOCATION
VanuatuEfatePort Vila
NUMBER OF ROOMS
44
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