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The Reef House - Vanuatu's Premier Holiday Home

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
5 nights minimum
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Consistently rated Vanuatu's most luxurious and popular executive holiday home comfortably sleeping up to 12 guests in 5 bedrooms. Rated 'Top Vacation Rental - Vanuatu - 2017 and 2018' by Tripadvisor. The Reef House is an architecturally designed award winning property located on the ocean shores of Teouma Bay, just fifteen minutes drive from down town Port Vila and 25 mins from the airport. It has amazing fantastic snorkelling and swimming immediately in front of the property along the pristine reef where tropical fish are in abundance.The bay is pristine and sheltered for swimming and perfect for children and adults taking those long refreshing dips with great dug out rockpools and sheltered reef diving less than 10m off the shore. The Reef House has three building elements, cement, ...Consistently rated Vanuatu's most luxurious and popular executive holiday home comfortably sleeping up to 12 guests in 5 bedrooms. Rated 'Top Vacation Rental - Vanuatu - 2017 and 2018' by Tripadvisor. The Reef House is an architecturally designed award winning property located on the ocean shores of Teouma Bay, just fifteen minutes drive from down town Port Vila and 25 mins from the airport. It has amazing fantastic snorkelling and swimming immediately in front of the property along the pristine reef where tropical fish are in abundance.The bay is pristine and sheltered for swimming and perfect for children and adults taking those long refreshing dips with great dug out rockpools and sheltered reef diving less than 10m off the shore. The Reef House has three building elements, cement, timber and stone. Six meter high ceilings and louvers combined with long breezeways cool the house in the hotter months. There are numerous 'chill areas' so plenty of different spots to relax around the tropical grounds or inside the home - even if there are larger groups - whether it be the sunken den by the beach, the beach sundeck and firepit, the loungers under the coconut trees or daybeds along the front of the living areas, there is a spot for everyone.There are hammocks hung between the coconut trees to enjoy the gentle breeze and just enjoy those afternoon siestas. Luxuriously appointed with all modern appliances and fittings you would expect in a home of this class, you will want for nothing during your holidays. There is a separate galley kitchen and prep area for entertaining or cleaning your catch of the day.Cool down with a swim in the fully fenced infinity saltwater pool with toddlers splash pool at the end.The property has free wifi and satellite TV, DVD Library, book library, snorkel equipment and Kayaks. We have eskys and other little items needed to make your holiday complete.There is a large built-in outdoor BBQ and preparation area off the main living area.The property has five large bedrooms, all with ceiling fans and large bifold or sliding timber joinery, two with on- suites, an additional shared bathroom and three outdoor showers to use after a dip in the sea. There is an outdoor couples bath off the master ensuite. This internationally acclaimed house sets the benchmark for architecture in Vanuatu. Designed by Peter Stutchbury, one of Australia's most awarded architects. Perfect for large groups, families, and honeymoons or just that special 5 star tropical holiday. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
3 Full baths
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About the Owner
Glen C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2010
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Reviewed 4 January 2020

Perfect home for our group of 5 adults and 2 teenagers. Plenty of space for everyone inside and out. The pool got a lot of use. The house had everything you required including books to read. Anna came daily to tend to the house and...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank wallwhanau
Reviewed 18 September 2019

Stunning location, tranquil and scenic, enjoying sunset views in the evening. The house offers wonderful communal space with plenty of lounges to relax on; multiple dining areas; well equipped large kitchen with great walk in pantry; huge grassy area for our grand kids to run...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Verity M
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

This was our family's second stay at the Reef house and again it was a magnificent stay. The grounds were immaculate and pool was a refreshing temperature to cool down after a long day of exploring. The location is perfect for any large families to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank flyingkiwi79
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the reef house last week as a group of 10 to celebrate my parents 60th birthday. We had researched the perfect place to stay for months and the reef house seemed to tick all the boxes. One of the main reasons for...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Allarna W
TamanuVanuatu, VR Owner at The Reef House - Vanuatu's Premier Holiday Home, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi There, thanks for the review. Unfortunately we do not have 24 hrs technicians on call in the islands so it does take sometimes to the next day. We not only one gas water heater malfunctioned and we have two and showers on the other...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

I chose this beautiful house to spend 6 days with 6 of my favourite girlfriends to celebrate my 50th birthday and could not have chosen better. The house and grounds were amazing, it lived up to the beautiful pictures and was even lovelier in real...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Boat Available
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Teouma Bay is on the South Coast of the island of Efate. Efate is the island on which the capital of Vanuatu Port Vila is built. Situated on one of the worlds great Harbours, Port Vila is a bustling seaside town that boasts a population of some 30000 people of which around 5000 are expatriate Australians, New Zealanders, French and other nationalities. The south coast of the Island has somne glorious coastlines often rugged with some long beaches to walk upon as well. The Reef House is in in a sheltered and secluded bay which is perfect for swimming snorkelling or Kayaking
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