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Oyster Island will be closed until further notice. Set on a private 25 hectare island just 2 minutes crossing from the mainland. Oyster Island Resort resides within a Marine Reserve, abundant in marine and wild life. Sandy beaches, tropical rainforest, coral reefs and war plane wrecks make for fantastic snorkelling. Bungalows line the waters edge, each with private decks or patio's, enjoying stunning views out over the calm lagoon waters. Family Vila allow room for parents and children to enjoy the large grounds and gardens and are set off the water for safety. Skilled Chefs serve the very best of local and western cuisine from our waterfront restaurant. Only 20 minutes from the airport and township.
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I took the family (3 kids under 10) and stayed for 3 nights. It was quiet at that time but the experience was terrific. The accommodation was clean and well set-up for our family, the food was fabulous, and the staff just brilliant. Plenty of walks, stunning beaches,
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My wife and two young kids stayed at Oyster Island Resort in early July. We were a bit concerned with some of the poor reviews being left leading up to our stay, but I can say you can largely ignore some of those reviews from pre-June. Firstly, the new experienced managers came
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We originally booked based on some great reviews, it seemed to be perfect. Then before we left the bad reviews came in. I'm happy to say we enjoyed our stay, but there is room to improve. It was quiet, but that's the beauty of this location.The location and helpfulness of the
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We stayed in one of the frangipani rooms for 2 nights. They are perched just above the water line and one has an uninterrupted view of Petersen bay. The balcony is only meters from the water. The rooms are small but tastefully decorated in stained timber with bamboo ceilings
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We were three families travelling together and had booked to come and stay here several months ago. We were a bit worried given some of the more recent reviews we had read on Tripadvisor ... and then we arrived. Oyster Island is truly a piece of magical paradise. From the low
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Deluxe bamboo bungalow deck area
salle de bain/grande douche avec porte sur extérieure
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Oyster Island was sold and the new owners are replacing the existing buildings and infrastructure with a new development. Completion date has not been announced. Sorry you will be disappointed. This listing is currently being removed from TripAdvisor site to stop confusion.
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Hi Jo, Thank your for your question. Snorkeling all year is excellent! There are many great spots around the Island and nearby small Islands. Oyster Island offers cost effective water adventure tours. Here is our direct email if you would like to know more. Look forward to assisting you. have a lovely day!
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Nabil and Beverley Anti are the new General Managers replacing Brad Henstock and Sarah Walker in July 2016. Both have vast experience in the Industry. Also owners of Village de Santo Resort in Luganville. Oyster Island Sister Resort. Ali no longer works at Oyster Island. We hope this helps. Kind regards Oyster Island
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Do you have child minding facilities
Child minding is available at Oyster Island Resort. The cost is paid locally. Rate: 6.50AUD per hour between 8am -4pm 8,50AUD per hour after 4pm. Melanesian love children for them it s joy not a job ! I hope this helps. General Manager Oyster Island Resort
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We also travelled in November and had no problems at all. In fact, I don't recall seeing a mosquito! I usually get mauled too. The bungalows are screened and mozzie coils are provided. We had also heard that there is no malaria in Santo (although there is in Port Vila) -- prob best to check that with travel doctor. Vanuatu is a great place for kids and Oyster Island is particularly child-friendly. You will have a wonderful family holiday.
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"Enclosed shower and toilet for us....no bugs!!"
"Definitely splurge for the waterfront Bures!"
"all bungalows have a fantastic view, mine was the number four perfect situation"
"Go for the Delux rooms on the water. The normal ones are tiny!"
"The waterfront budget rooms are blissfull!"
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