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scarletadam

Perfect! Private, clean and great snorkeling

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 Nov 2023
Has the most perfect 5 days here, the rooms are clean, very well equipped and private with great air con. The location is perfect with a private beach and the best snorkeling on your doorstep. It's a short drive from port vila town but the town isn't very nice so I wouldn't recommend staying in the town. The food was great, there is a good variety and they are happy to make packed lunch for you to take on a day trip. The staff and management are amazing - so friendly and helpful. They helped plan the most perfect engagement proposal on the jetty. We will most certainly be back!
Thanks Marc and Constance
Date of stay: October 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 November 2023

Marc and Constance have done a superb job in creating this wonderful place. The place is beautiful and is positioned in a great location that you are far enough from Port Vila that it is quiet and peaceful and has stunning beaches such as honeymoon beach close by, but also close enough that you can get into town quickly and easily if you ant/need.
Vanuatu's people are amazingly friendly, however the staff at the resort take a notch above and are very welcoming and helpful! A special thanks to Edna and Noelyn who were awesome!
The resort for us was perfect, the accommodation you get is spacious, high quality and has everything you might need. The restaurant/bar made some amazing food and drinks which you can enjoy with a great sea view. It was also great to be able to use the on sight bikes and kayaks to explore the local area. Also the snorkeling is a must! The coral isn't the best however the marine life is fantastic, we saw huge amounts of different fish including a few lion fish which I have always wanted to see, a large moray eel and some sea snakes!
Marc and Constance were great hosts throughout the stay and were very friendly and welcoming and were a great balance of social but also gave you space as you wanted. We stayed for 5 days but I wish we stayed longer! We were lucky enough to get engaged here and it was such an amazing spot to do it, Constance was great at helping me make the perfect evening to propose! I genuinely couldn't recommend this place enough! We will be back for sure! Matt and Scarlet

Room tip: Make sure you bring swimwear & also let Constance know your flight details prior to departure so they can arrange transport from airport
Date of stay: September 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 October 2023

Paradise Cove resort is a beautiful small charming place which makes you feel very relaxed. The atmosphere is casual and friendly thanks to the owners Constance and Mark as well as the staff members. Swimming and snorkeling are great too. Definitely place to return to!

Room tip: It’s good to rent a car if you want to go around the island.
Date of stay: October 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 September 2023

We stayed at Paradise Cove Resort for 5 nights to celebrate our baby's 1st birthday, and it did not disappoint! They had our room ready with a baby bath, travel cot, baby books/toys, which was a lovely touch. We always felt very safe and well looked after by Constance, Marc, and their incredible team of friendly staff.
The only cons we had were more related to weather/environment, rather than the resort itself. The pool is very cold (it sounds like heated pools in Vanuatu are uncommon) and the ocean wasn't super warm in September either. The beach isn't soft sand – it's covered in coral which makes it tricky for delicate baby feet.
We would happily recommend to friends/family, and hope to return one day.

Room tip: If you're like me and would rather avoid the risk of tap water while overseas, stock up on bottled water before arriving at the resort.
Date of stay: September 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 September 2023

After 3 years delay due to Covid, the wait was more than worth it. We had seven days in this tropical and peaceful paradise. The villas were luxurious and spacious, as well as being spotlessly clean and comfortable. Each villa had its own veranda with loungers and a hammock. Perfect for lolling, reading and just dreaming of the next wonderful meal, with cocktails. The food in the on-site restaurant is amazing - fresh, tasty, divine, a huge selection with daily changes.

Being able to swim and snorkel right off the beach and jetty was a huge plus. Kayaks, snorkels, masks and swim shoes are all provided. Cycles were also provided for those who want to venture further afield.

While it was tempting to remain in the resort for the entire time, I did a couple of tours with my group of friends. Constance (manager/owner) was very helpful at arranging these to suit the many wishes our group had in terms of what to see and do.

The staff were very friendly and helpful. Totally professional in everything. Constance and her husband, Marc, were readily available each day but definitely not intrusive. Constance was a tower of strength during the Covid years, providing reassuring and regular contact throughout, and was a huge help in terms of being able reschedule our visit from May 2020 to May this year.

Constance also kept in touch with AirVanuatu and advised us before the airline that our flight home was delayed. Again, her reassuring help and local knowledge meant we got to the airport at the right time for our rescheduled flight and without having to hang out at the airport for hours.

I 100% recommend Paradise Cove resort. If you're looking for secluded paradise, that is also luxurious and friendly, this is your No. 1 choice. It is like being a billionaire in your very own resort.

Date of stay: May 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 September 2023

We arrived at the resort at 4am due to delays with our flights and we were led to our villa by the night guard who was extremely helpful. We were met at breakfast by Constance and Marc who were visible through out our stay. The villa was cleaned daily and was always immaculate. Food was amazing as well as the cocktails! Staff at the resort were helpful and so friendly. Being able to snorkel from the beach was an added bonus and the children were in the water all day every day. However what we are unable to thank Constance enough, was the help and assistance she gave us all at the resort when Air Vanuatu's flights were cancelled. She called and helped us get rebookings. At no time did we feel that we were going to be left stranded without a room. They were absolutely amazing. If you want a break from the world this is the place to go.

Date of stay: September 2023
Trip type: Travelled with family
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