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Uepi Island Resort

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Key Information:
Specialty Category: Diving resorts
Location: Solomon Island
Region: Australia and Oceania
Min Price: 185 Australian Dollar (AUD) per day
Max Price: 250 Australian Dollar (AUD) per day

Uepi is suitable for soft and advanced adventure travellers of all ages, who enjoy seeing and experiencing life in its real, non enhanced format. Uepi Island is located as a barrier reef island on the edge of the Marovo Lagoon. One side of the island is fringed with sandy beaches lapped by clear lagoon waters, whilst the other side has a wall of uplifted volcanic rock encrusted with corals.

Because of its location Uepi Island Resort can offer action packed, stress free holidays. The world class house reef is only minutes from the accommodation, providing a venue for unlimited free snorkelling, safely catering for guests of all levels of experience. Other snorkelling venues are just a short boat ride or extended walk away. Scuba diving is fully catered for with SSI resort to Dive Master courses available, as well as shore, boat expedition and night diving sites.

Uepi accommodation is bungalow style, 6 detached dwellings, 2 semi detached units and 2 semi-detached guest rooms. The maximum number of beds is 32, however 20 guests is considered a full house. Four bungalows are absolute beachfront, two bungalows are set back a few metres in the gardens and the semi-detached accommodations have excellent views of the lagoon. All accommodations are within immediate walking distance from the sandy beaches and the fringing reef areas.

Property amenities:
One of the attractions of Uepi is the small number of guests sharing this beautiful island. Although there are 32 beds, approximately 20 guests is considered to be a full house. There are six spacious, well appointed bungalows for families or couples, two units and two new guestrooms. All rooms have private bathroom/toilet facilities All accommodation is screened and all bedrooms have fans.

BUNGALOWS - There are six timber bungalows set in tropical gardens. Four of these are on the beachfront of the lagoon. Two are set back a little with their own garden views, but there is still easy access to the beach. The garden bungalows have excellent access to snorkelling and a picnic area. All bungalows have a king size bed and a double bunk, tea and coffee making facilities, fridge, separate shower and toilet, luggage rack and clothing storage space. There are easy chairs and a coffee table inside the bungalows for your comfort. The verandah has its own outdoor furniture.

DUAL UNITS: (known as 8A & 8B) - The 2 new units share a common wall but are completely private in all other respects. Each unit has one open space room, a bathroom and separate toilet. In the large room is a sleeping area with either a king size bed or two singles depending if the requirement is for single, twin or double occupancy.

Along one wall is a wet area including a sink, tea & coffee making facilities and a bench. There is also a luggage rack and a clothing storage space. Cane chairs and a small table completes these self contained, airy units. The windows are louvres to allow maximum airflow and they are covered with Austrian blinds to provide privacy at night.

An overhead fan is positioned to allow continuous airflow. The units are situated on a raised area close to the beach (but not beachfront) which affords an excellent view of the Marovo Lagoon. An outside shaded decking area provides another space for storage or living.

GUEST ROOMS - 7A/7B are 2 accommodation units sharing a common wall. 7A is as large as a bungalow, with ensuite shower & separate toilet. It has a spacious kitchenette area (refrigerator, sink, tea/coffee making facilities), a King Size bed and a deck out from the front door. It is not beachfront but has excellent views over the Marovo. Because it is on a slight rise it gets very good breezes & the cross ventilation makes it a cool room. It has an overhead fan. An extra bed can easily be put in this room.

7B is a smaller room with ensuite shower/toilet. Its entrance opens onto a deck but is private from 7A entrance. Currently has a double bed and a single bed. It has an overhead fan and also has good breezes and a beautiful view. It has a small tea/coffee area but no sink. There is a hand basin in the bathroom.

This complex is perfect for a family, where the parents want some privacy but want to be near their children.
* Licensed restaurant and bar with spectacular views over the Marovo Lagoon.
* On-site SSI dive facility with resident instructors.

Nearby attractions and activities:
Many activities are available at Uepi including:
* Village/cultural tours
* Diving
* Snorkelling
* Sea Kayaking
* Sea Kayaking Expeditions with Kayak Solomons
* Cultural Activities
* Jungle Trails
* Beaches & Picnic Spots
* Swimming
* Library
* Photography
* River/bushwalking trips
* Coconut crab walk
* Fishing

Policy:
* Children welcome.
* Fully inclusive rates include accommodation, meals and taxes.
* Full payment required one month prior to travel.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
CANCELLATION POLICY: Advice received at this office in writing prior to planned trip:
90 days or more - $200 per person administration & cancellation fee
60 to 89 days - $400 per person administration & cancellation fee
30 to 59 days – 50% of booking invoice
0 to 29 days – Full Accommodation And Food for Booked Stay.

Packages:
Tropical Paradise is offering special rates at Uepi Island until 31st May 2006 excluding Christmas/New Year (12th December to 6th January 2006), and Easter holidays 2006.

This offer includes 50% off one night for all visits of 6 nights or more, and 1 night free for visits of 8 nights or more.

In addition to this we will charge single guests at twin share rates for this period. (Minimum of 6 night stay applies.)

STAY FOR 6 NIGHTS PAY FOR 5 ½ (1 DAY AT ½ RATE)
STAY FOR 7 NIGHTS PAY FOR 6 ½ (1 DAY AT ½ RATE)
STAY FOR 8 NIGHTS PAY FOR 7 (FOOD & ACCOM FOC FOR 1 DAY)
STAY FOR 9 NIGHTS PAY FOR 8 (FOOD & ACCOM FOC FOR 1 DAY)
STAY FOR 10 NIGHTS PAY FOR 8 (FOOD & ACCOM FOC FOR 2 DAYS)

DIVING PACKAGE: Buy 5 dives, get one free

About This Supplier
Location: Solomon Island
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2006
Client Request Served: 66

M11332 is operated by ROCO Limited (Solomon Island Company). Tropical Paradise Pty Ltd, an Australian company, is the booking office and general contact for M11332 & Kayak Solomons. The resort itself is managed by Australian managers with who have 25 years experience in management of Tropical Paradise Pty Ltd and...

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