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Hideaway Island Resort & Marine Sanctuary

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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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Non-smoking hotel
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We had 7 nights in a bungalow and spent most of our time on the island. The swimming and snorkelling were both amazing and the staff here were just fantastic. Our bungalow was very spacious and clean and tidy and had everything we needed. We spent most of our time at the
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A beautiful spot, great snorkelling and very relaxing but the staff are so unfriendly and just don't seem like the others in Vanuatu. Anytime we went to order at the bar it just seemed as if we were bothering them! We stayed for 4 nights and just didnt at all feel welcomed. The
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I came to Hideaway Island having only booked two nights, but have now been here for over a week. Never want to leave! This resort is the nicest place I could've stayed for my holiday and it's also budget friendly!!😊😍
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We went out to Hideaway to scubadive,and had a great dive with an instructor. We went out to a fantastic coralreef with their diveboat and were guided around the reef. There are good facilities for divers like us, who brings our own equipment, and as soon we were finished, we
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After a great experience last year, we returned this year for another ten days and it did not disappoint. The staff are so polite and accommodating, bungalows are great but most of all it was just good to sit back and relax. The snorkelling on the reef is amazing and the onsite
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Can you drink the water on the island or do you need to buy bottle water? Thanks
Hi, no, not drinkable, but you get free bottled water in your room in the Resort :)
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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 leisurely 25 mins on the local bus maybe a bit faster in a taxi.
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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 and are inexpensive (300 to 600 vatu) We hope to see you soon!
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Cost of transport from airport to island please? Also, cost of a scuba dive for a qualified diver?
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 arrivals. Scuba diving are currently priced at 6000vt per dive and are cheaper if you choose to dive more than once. Ten dive or more packages are our best value. For more information on diving and costs please email our water sports Manager.
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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 paddles. The Glass Bottom Boat and Snorkel Safari tours are also free for house guests. Let me know if you need more assistance.
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"We had a beach front bungalow, next time we'll book an ocean view bungalow, but they're all really good rooms."
"I don't think you can go wrong in whatever accomodation you choose."
"Pool villa and shared-wall bungalows are away from generator"
"Private villas are worth it!"
"One of the villas is worth the extra rate; western side of the island is sheltered from prevailing easterly winds"
US$63 - US$195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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