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Beachfront Resort

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Red Corner, Luganville, Vanuatu, Luganville, Espiritu Santo Vanuatu
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Doctors available 24/7
  • Individually wrapped toiletries
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#7 of 9 hotels in Luganville
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A tropical seashore setting for Luganville’s only true beachfront resort located just 1.3 kms from town and only 10 minutes from the international airport. Beachfront Resort offers excellent accommodation, 25 rooms in all. Our deluxe bungalows overlook the sheltered waters of Segond Channel and Aore Island. All our bungalows are self-contained, air conditioned and/or fan cooled including en-suite, refrigerator, a kitchenette, insect screens plus toaster and tea/coffee making facilities. Our new lodge is the answer to the budget conscious traveller visiting Espiritu Santo and includes a TV room,fully equipped kitchen, all rooms have their own bathroom and a large undercover outdoor area to lounge around.Beachfront Resort has an excellent bar and restaurant with three dining areas including an indoor restaurant, an under cover outdoor dining area and on the pool deck under the shade of a market umbrella.A newly completed swimming pool is the jewel in the crown and extremely popular with guests. The resort has plenty of open space with coconut and shade trees in a large greenspace area which extends to the high water mark. Plenty of room for a volley ball game or a game of soccer.
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Flans_Travel wrote a review Feb 2020
Hong Kong, China131 contributions67 helpful votes
We had a wonderful stay at the resort. We spent 4 nights in one of the sea facing bungalows and it was well worth the upgrade from the other room types. The resort is peaceful and it is nice to explore the beachfront and surrounding areas. The only things that keep this from scoring a 5 star review is the pool and villa balcony furniture, which is a little hard and uncomfortable and also the prices of the food at the resort. It is simply over priced for the quality, sadly.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Management259, Owner at Beachfront Resort
Responded 24 Feb 2020
Thank you for your complementary review. I am bewildered regarding your comments about our swimming pool as it is sparkling clean and wonderfully inviting. It is one our most popular features. The consistency of meals is sometimes difficult to maintain for a number of reasons but the duty kitchen staff do their best and will always try to please. The balcony timber furniture is made strong to survive tropical weather conditions. We have just receive a delivery of new chairs which should be more comfortable but less durable. We have taken note of your comments. We hope to see you again soon.
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Bruce V wrote a review Jan 2020
Toowoomba, Australia43 contributions46 helpful votes
We had a brief visit to the Beachfront Resort for lunch. It was very very good. Our friends raved about the fish and chips, the beer batter must have been made on “Tusker”. The grilled dog tooth tuna was top class and the fish curry was very tender and flavorsome. If you are on Santo you must eat here.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Management259, Owner at Beachfront Resort
Responded 24 Feb 2020
Thank you for your complementary review which has been passed to the duty Chef. Please come again.
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S Amanda S wrote a review Dec 2019
Whistler, Canada25 contributions14 helpful votes
Rooms are spacious and clean. Breakfasts are included and are quite average. These could be improved. Dinners are available in the restaurant but are not included. Food is good but nothing special. Dining staff are friendly and lovely. There are some water equipment available but these, too, need some upgrades. Santa is lovely, though, and quite unspoiled.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from Management259, Owner at Beachfront Resort
Responded 24 Feb 2020
Many thanks for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your visit to Santo.
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Travels with Tim wrote a review Nov 2019
Sydney35 contributions14 helpful votes
The resort is quite nice and, providing you book online and have a confirmed deal, this is a good place to stay, BUT.... 1. Book online as you cannot trust management to honour any commitment unless it's in writing, and even then .... 2. If management promises a refund, don’t believe them. It won’t happen. Now I’ll explain the buts: We stayed for one night as the other accommodation we had previously booked was unavailable for the first night in Luganville. After flying into Luganville I made a quick check online with Booking.com and found there were two "Starfish" rooms available at the Beachfront Resort. Rather than book through the online provider we presented ourselves 10 minutes later at the hotel and requested the "Starfish" room which I had seen online just minutes earlier for AUD 88.84. I was assured that the rate charged would be the same. In the morning I was presented with a room charge of 8,000 vatu (about $104) by the desk clerk. When I queried this charge I was told by a person, who I now know was the manager, that the charge matched the Booking.com rate. I then opened the app on my phone and handed it to the desk clerk who took it and showed it to the manager. He just snorted that the rate was $104 when the rate on my phone clearly showed the lower rate. Following some email exchanges, which were initiated by the manager, I was promised a refund of the difference. He wrote in an email “Please don’t bother coming to the office – it’ll be at the bar – longer opening hours.” A few days later I went to the bar at Beachfront Resort to collect my refund. The bar staff knew nothing about the refund and, after they checked at the office, asked if I could come back some other time. The resort was out of my way so I sent an email (25 September) providing bank account details for the refund. I sent a follow up email on 1 November reiterating the refund request. These emails have been met with a stony silence even though previous emails were answered. There has been ample opportunity for a refund to be made and it is quite clear to me that a refund will never be made. Conclusion: Good place to stay, but don’t trust the manager.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from Management259, Owner at Beachfront Resort
Responded 24 Feb 2020
This review content is a load of absolute rubbish. It is also the second review posted by this person on this issue. I understand his first review was taken off line. This guest stayed one night and tried to get a Booking.com special "genius" discount without booking through Booking.com. He expected this resort to match the Booking.com so called "genius" discount which is only available by making the booking through Booking.com. His little scam was discovered by our resort manager. This guest was not acting in the best interests of Booking.com or this resort and was trying to profit without sticking to the rules.
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Lisa R wrote a review Sep 2019
Buninyong, Australia2 contributions3 helpful votes
I was in Santo for a work trip and based myself at Beachfront Resort. It was excellent. Staff could not have been more professional, welcoming and accommodating. Wifi was reliable, which I needed to work in the evening. Reasonably quick walk into town, or affordable taxi rides if needed. Food was good and the resort hosted had two dinners for high level government official while I was there - which they handled in such a way that us 'ordinary' guests were still made to feel welcome and looked after.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Management259, Owner at Beachfront Resort
Responded 18 Sep 2019
Thank you for your very complementary review. You were here at a very busy time as Santo is seeing a lot of activity with new roads and other infrastructure projects underway which will make it easy to access more remote locations on the island. Once completed visitors will be able to go to many interesting places via sealed roads and bridges which previously have only been accessible to the most intrepid of adventurers. Of course these big occasions are celebrated by Heads of Government and visiting VIP's and we are pleased that our staff looked after you and that you enjoyed the official occasions. We thank you for your kind words and hope you come back again soon.
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PRICE RANGE
US$69 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
VanuatuEspiritu SantoLuganville
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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Frequently Asked Questions about Beachfront Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Beachfront Resort?
Nearby attractions include SS President Coolidge (7.8 km), Freshwater Plantation (3.7 km), and Magical Water Music Experience (4.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Beachfront Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Beachfront Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Beachfront Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Beachfront Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Natangora Cafe, The Tu Restaurant & Bar, and Restaurant 1606 at Village de Santo Resort.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Beachfront Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Beachfront Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Beachfront Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Beachfront Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting SS President Coolidge (7.8 km).
Does Beachfront Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.