Independent review for Turtle Bay Resort on Espiritu Santo Island in Vanuatu

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Turtle Bay Resort Vanuatu offers excellent value budget accommodation from backpackers to families with a mix of serenity and adventure, along with the unique offering of circus workshops for both kids and adults. Set on a rocky oceanfront with good snorkelling, the resort has an assortment of landscaped haven's with sandy floors and seating making a peaceful spot to lounge and sunbath.

Recommended For:
  • Backpackers, Couples & Families
  • Exploring Santo Coastline by Foot or Kayak
  • Close to Champagne Beach
Quick Facts
  • 12 Rooms
  • Espiritu Santo - Beachfront Location
  • Restaurant & Bar, Swimming Pool

Turtle Bay Resort Room Details & Rates

Room Category
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Sleeps
(c = child)
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
Dorm Room 4 V$ 3,500
Poolside Double Room 2a+2c or 3a V$ 9,600
Oceanfront Double Room 2a+1c V$ 13,600
Family Room 2a+3c V$ 14,600

Included in rates: Daily Continental Breakfast (does NOT apply to Dorm Room)

Turtle Bay Resort Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Oceanfront, East Coast, Espiritu Santo
  • Getting There:    50 mins by road from Santo Airport (Pekoa)
  • Unique Qualities:    Peaceful retreat with eclectic mix of accommodation and landscaping
  • Ideal for:    Budget Travellers, Couples and Families
  • Hotel Features:    12 Rooms, Swimming Pool, Circus Workshops
  • Dining:    Restaurant & Bar on site
  • Children Policy:    All ages welcome
  • Local Attractions / Tours:    Blue Hole, Champagne Beach
  • The Beach:    On ocean, but with pockets of sandy areas for lounging
  • The Ocean:    Good for swimming
  • Snorkelling:    Good, close to shoreline
  • Other Activities:    Kayaks, Bicycles

Room Information


Backpackers are accommodated in one of three rooms, each with two single beds and a bunk bed, also with en-suite bathroom.


The poolside double rooms are located in a single storey building overlooking the swimming pool. These rooms have a queen size bed, a small kitchenette, en-suite hot water bathroom and veranda overlooking the pool.


The six Ocean double rooms are in two buildings each room with a queen size bed, a small kitchenette, en-suite hot water bathroom and veranda overlooking a lawn area to the tree-lined oceanfront


The Family Vila is located at the far end of the property with two bedrooms separated by outdoor decking