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NorthStar64061646129

A home away from home

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 Dec 2022
We loved our stay. The manager Chris helped us organising a few tours to explore Efate. It made our stay truely memorable. Our kids loved the kayaks and the pool. The gardens very meticulously maintained and the apartments too. No questions was too much for Chris and when our flight got changed to a later departure date, he helped us again. Thank you Chris for everything that you were doing for us, you made us feel very welcome and at home!
Date of stay: November 2022
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Reviewed 22 October 2022

first Visit since November 2019. Booked a lagoon front Vila. It was just like returning home. Great to see Chris and Lily are still there and the place is running as good as ever. Villas are great, clean, well maintained. Staff are just lovely, helpful, friendly. Always a pleasure to return to PLA. Hopefully will be back in A;ril, all going to plan.

Date of stay: October 2022
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 August 2022

We were extremely comfortable in this spacious apartment on the water's edge at Erakor Lagoon. It was lovely to watch the changes with the movement of the tides and we were amazed by the many beautifully coloured sea stars we observed in the shallows at low tide.

Staff members were friendly and very obliging, particularly Chris, the manager, who couldn't have been more helpful. We greatly appreciated his recommendations and many conversations about Vanuatu.

The kitchen was equipped with a gas stove (with griller and oven) and a microwave and all that we needed to prepare our meals, including a large pot for cooking pasta.

Although the apartments are located a little way out of town, there is easy access to the market, supermarkets and restaurants. We never waited more than 5 minutes for one of the local mini buses that will drop you anywhere you choose for a very reasonable 150 vatu per person.

We wouldn't hesitate to stay there again!

Date of stay: August 2022
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Reviewed 16 May 2022

I spend a weekend in this apartment with my family. The apartment is so nice with a crystal view out from your window to the beautiful ocean outdoor. Definitely a "must" for a family gate away. The sound of the ocean every night to fall asleep to as it's literally 3 meters away from your doorstep. Chris is very kind, very friendly and humble person to meet. His kids gets along with our kids and have the pool for themselves, and the beautiful nature is mind blowing. A perfect garden for photography with your loved ones.

Pacific lagoon is paradise and whether you are single, parents or young family, guarantee that you will never regret to pay a visit. I recommend fully to go back there again with my family.

Room tip: best views out from the window to the ocean
Date of stay: May 2022
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Reviewed 28 December 2020

What a great find! The moment we walked into the apartment we felt like we were back in Australia. Kitchen had everything we needed. Bed comfy, shower hot. Friendly, helpful onsite managers (Chris and Anthea) who organised a nice day trip for us and Chris negotiated with the driver who stuffed us around a bit. Quiet, relaxed setting in a beautiful garden. Kayaks on site. Direct access to a lovely lagoon. Easy bus trip into town, just hail one down at the road in front of the resort.

Date of stay: January 2020
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Reviewed 17 March 2020

I spend more of two week in this apartment very terrible experience hot no air conditioner in the room and living room the mattress very bed I can’t sleep and relax there is bad smell in the bathroom I don’t feel like in vacation and the Manager Cris it’s very rude guys I don’t know how treat the People so stay away for this hotel .

Date of stay: March 2020
Trip type: Travelled with family
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