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    Ripples on the Bay

    Lot 19 Narpow Point | PO Box 2036, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
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    1 - 5 of 73 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I enjoyed a week here in October. It is a small resort, with only 4 guest bungalows, and the preference is for adults only (for those that want a peaceful escape from family life). The resort is not a 5 star, flashy...More

    Thank Graeme K
    Response from sally w, Owner at Ripples on the BayResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks for the great review, Graeme K, It was a pleasure to have you both stay with us. Five Star Guests, all the way. Sally, Damien & Barney

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    Stayed here for two nights during our Vanuatu holiday and cannot wait to come back again. Located approx 20 mins from Port Vila this property is the perfect tranquil location to rest and relax. The natural swimming pool is perfect for cooling off and there...More

    Thank ClD2727
    Reviewed 19 August 2017

    Stayed as a solo traveller for a week as part of a much needed retreat. I was attracted by the great reviews and the possibility of on-site snorkelling. The food reviews are spot on - I had fun working my way through just about every...More

    Thank ydnak80
    Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

    We loved the peace and quiet and the beautiful views here. The food was incredible... loved the pork and those prawn triangles (amazing!!) The natural pool was fun. Great to watch the baby fish and to while away the day floating on a tyre as...More

    Thank varns8
    Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

    I visited Vanuatu for the first time and searched for a reasonably priced place to stay out of town, I certainly hit the jackpot with Ripples. The private lagoon and beach is perfect for a place to relax, the meals and staff were amazing. It...More

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    Iririki Island Resort & Spa
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • USD 115 - USD 137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 4
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    • Efate >
    • Port Vila
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    • Ripples On The Bay Vanuatu/Port Vila
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    Malsywalsy
    25 September 2016|
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    Response from sally w | Property representative |
    Hi Malsywals, Sorry that I didn't see your question sooner. Ripples is located a 20 to 25 minute drive out of Port Vila. The cheapest way to get here with public transport is via bus. We can arrange a bus to pick you up... More
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    villemus
    25 January 2016|
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    Response from RaglanFRED | Reviewed this property |
    NO air con BUT they have a fan that works well and its not that hot next to the sea .
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    RockieHazel
    27 November 2015|
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    Response from sally w | Property representative |
    Hi. Just found your post, so hope my reply is not too late for you. Meals in Ripples range in price from 1500 - 2800 vatu.
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