Independent review of Coral Quays Resort on Espiritu Santo Island in Vanuatu

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Coral Quays Resort Vanuatu is a small boutique hillside retreat in tropical landscaping across the road from the oceanfront of Santo’s southern coast, ten minutes drive to Luganville Town and fifteen minutes to the Coolidge dive site and airport. With seven air-con and nine fan cooled bungalows, plus a 2 bedroom villa, Coral Quays is a popular base for divers as well as attracting couples looking to explore Santo’s scenic attractions.

Recommended For:
  • Couples or Families
  • Scuba Diving Enthusiasts
  • Quiet Retreat close to Luganville Town
Quick Facts
  • 16 Bungalows
  • Espiritu Santo - Oceanfront Location
  • Restaurant & Bar, Swimming Pool

Coral Quays Resort Room Details & Rates

Room Category
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Sleeps
(c = child)
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
Garden Bungalow 2a+2c or 3a A$ 169
Superior Bungalow 2a+1c or 2a A$ 200

Coral Quays Resort Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Hillside, South Coast, Espiritu Santo
  • Getting There:    15 mins by road from Santo Airport (Pekoa)
  • Unique Qualities:    Quiet tropical setting, excellent service
  • Ideal for:    Couples, Scuba Divers
  • Hotel Features:    16 Bungalows, Swimming Pool
  • Dining:    Restaurant & Bar on site
  • Children Policy:    All ages welcome
  • Local Attractions / Tours:    Millenium Cave, SS President Coolidge
  • The Beach:    Average - Across road from the resort
  • The Ocean:    Good for swimming: deep water off private pontoon
  • Snorkelling:    Reasonable off pontoon
  • Other Activities:    Kayaks, Mountain Bikes, Boat Charters

Room Information

All bungalows at Coral Quays are similar in interior design with white-washed walls, en-suite bathrooms and tea and coffee facilities. Garden bungalows are fan cooled bungalows and have a queen bed and bunk bed for children.

bungalow exterior
fan-cooled interior
bungalow setting
air-con interior

Hotel Amenities

The restaurant overlooks the ocean through tropical vegetation serving fine French influenced cuisine. There’s a cleaning house for scuba diving gear, a pontoon to enjoy the views across the lagoon to Aore Island or to have a dip in the lagoon, and complimentary mountain bikes and kayaks for exploring.