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Iririki Island Resort & Spa

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Set across 69 acres of lush tropical gardens and just a 3 minute ferry ride from Port Vila Harbor the fully upgraded Iririki Island Resort & Spa is Vanuatu's premier 4.5 star rated resort. With a range of accommodation options reflecting two distinct styles of traditional fares and contemporary styled self - contained apartments, conference and event facilities for up to 200 guests, Jewel Casino, Iririki Day Spa and a choice of restaurants and bars, Iririki Island Resort & Spa guarantees to meet an array of requirements.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Casino and Gambling
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Sorry this is a old review , we stayed at Iririki in a waterfront Bure and loved it , very relaxing and Quiet, food was good and service was good . Loved the boat rides from the mainland to Iririki,only a couple of minutes. Want to go back one day . Can recommend this place for
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We have been looking for a regular beach holiday location for a while and Vanuatu was given mixed reviews from family and friends. Having just returned from a 7 night stay on Iririki Island I can honestly say this was the most relaxing and satisfying beach holiday we have had.
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Response from gmiririki, General Manager at Iririki Island Resort & Spa
Responded 21 Oct 2018
Dear WannabeFFlyer, Thank for your review, The cruise is a new tour we have introduced so I am pleased you enjoyed it, it is a perfect setting to have a 3 course meal after a sunset cruise, the staff have been working extremely hard at being professional and we are very proud of them. Thank you again for your review, Warm regards Peter
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We just had a fantastic week in this beautiful resort! We loved the adults pool and the beautiful view from there. Thank you Judy and Nathalie for making this week unforgettable for us! Nothing was to much for you and your crew.
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Wonderful blue clear waters, lovely people enjoyed our tour around the island. The guide was very informative and we all had a fun time. We were only there for 1 day as we were on a cruise ship stop, so didnt get to see alot.
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Response from gmiririki, General Manager at Iririki Island Resort & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Dear WendyE1026, Thank you for your review, Indeed the water surrounding our island is beautiful and I am glad you enjoyed your visit, looking forward to your return visit to stay with us. thank you again for your review. Warm regards Peter
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Our too short 5 night stay was truely a wonderful experience ... a 5 min ferry from villa brings you to little piece of Paradise . Rooms ..We stayed in an premium overwater fare (no11) and was well worth the little extra cost . We fed fish from our balcony, lovely sound of water
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Response from gmiririki, General Manager at Iririki Island Resort & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Paul and Liz R, Thank you for your review, Our Splash tour is very popular so I am glad you enjoyed it as you get to see some of the beautiful spots of Vanuatu we are very proud of our staff so your comments are pleasing to hear. Thank you again for your feedback Warm regards Peter
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We found the staff friendly, helpful and exceptionally good with children. The ferry service provided by the resort to the mainland is awesome and runs all day and night. We were very disappointed with the swimming – it was astonishing that resort staff appear to know nothing about the ALERT warnings posted all around the mainland concerning sanitation and E.coli contaminated water. Whilst the resort didn’t provide any advice, we stumbled on this information via notices that the government has posted banning swimming in most of Port Vila Harbour because of the high level of bacteria present in the water. Apparently, the ban has been in place since the end of July and the notice states that the ban has been imposed “given the high levels of bacteria which exceeds standards for recreational use”. The map showing the banned areas appears to include most of the harbour shoreline through Vila. Online we found more info detailing the sea front and Fatumaru Bay were no longer safe for swimming, fishing, diving and snorkelling because sewage and effluent materials that are going directly into the harbour via the stormwater drainage system. The Department of Water Resources and the Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation report “The results for the seafront, including Fatumaru Bay, following to the end where it connects with the Malapoa coast are concerning and, under the present conditions, the water is no longer safe for fishing, swimming, snorkelling and diving.” The areas include to Paray Bay in Namba Tu area. Popular recreational spots such as the Vatumaru Bay and Sea Front have been also identified to be unsafe. We find it disgraceful that these warnings were not communicated to us by the resort for visitors to be able to make their own educated risk assessment rather than suffer the consequences after enduring gastritis or similar. The health impact on people can be severe and people can get skin diseases stomach problems and diarrhoea when they are exposed to the high levels of bacteria present in the sea. This also includes eating shells and fish within the area. Consequently, we were extremely disappointed not to be able to swim or snorkel because of these water quality concerns and we could only swim in the 1 small adult only pool for our entire stay due to the health risk. The resort restaurant food quality at breakfast and evening dining was well below standard and even though we wanted to eat in the restaurant we resolved ourselves to traveling back and forth to the mainland to find a decent restaurant. The rooms were underwhelming and not the 4-star standard we were expecting. The reception staff lacked knowledge about services available and were not particularly informative regarding matters such as currency exchange opening times, or restaurant advice. Thankfully we figured things out (around day 4) by talking to other travellers who provided tips on where to go and what to do. Internet, that sporadically worked in the main buildings but not in our room was extremely frustrating. The TV in our room and 3 other fellow traveller’s rooms would not function the entire stay. We requested umbrellas on 3 separate occasions and when they were delivered each time all were broken and unusable, so we gave up asking. Overall a very disappointing resort experience
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There is a range of charter fishing tours which will pick you up from the island
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Yes, we have some wonderful locations for ceremonies around the island and packages to suit your needs and budget.
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Hi, it varies with the seasons.
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"Overwater fare is fantastic & the water under you is relaxing"
"Garden fare Bure very peaceful away from family accommodation"
"Premium waterfront fare have a great view & quieter than the cabins facing Port Vila directly."
"If you're travelling to Port Vila Vanuatu you must stay on Iririki you won't be disappointed."
"Don't go - the rooms are mediocre at best."
US$170 - US$410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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