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Tawali Resort

Alotau Milne Bay Province Milne Bay, Alotau 211 Papua New Guinea
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#1 of 2 hotels in Alotau
Welcome to the exotic culture of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and to Tawali Resort. Located on a volcanic bluff overlooking the clear protected waters of Milne Bay, Tawali offers travelers a unique location to dive, relax and enjoy the unspoiled wonders of this magnificent part of the world.Tawali is located in a secluded area of Milne Bay amongst local fishing villages and accessible only by boat. Built on a limestone bluff eighty feet above the water, Tawali offers guests a private retreat in which to enjoy the wonders of PNG. Tawali was constructed by local craftsmen and you will find beautifully carved totems and woodwork in the spacious main lodge and throughout the resort.
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Property amenities
Public wifi
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Banquet room
24-hour security
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast buffet
Water sport equipment rentals
Shuttle bus service
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Bottled water
Complimentary toiletries
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Filipino, Japanese


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Alotau Milne Bay Province Milne Bay, Alotau 211 Papua New Guinea
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declanm110 wrote a review Sep 2019
Wellington, New Zealand5 contributions1 helpful vote
I visited Tawali with friends for a diving snorkelling trip. This place is simply amazing. I have never felt so far away from my day to day working life. I arrived at about 1 pm. Did my first snorkel at 3 pm and then a night dive at 6. Next two days I did 3 snorkels per day. Wow it was heaven on earth . Bed room superb with great views and then great food and a good bar . Exactly the break I hoped for plays 100%.
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Date of stay: September 2019
Cheryl-Ann M wrote a review May 2019
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Had a great stay. Staff were great in particular penny, Gilbert and peter. Food was good and good chef. A lot of Tuna. But it is caught locally so very fresh. Not a lot of assortment of veg which I missed. Picnic and snorkling was a great outing as was visiting the waterfall. Beds were good. Tv wouldn't work for us but we had a lot of reading material and so tired it didn't matter. Wi fi available in lounge dining area. Management straff George and Nosaki were very welcoming. Have to say a special thanks to all staff who tried to find a national friend in Alotau we hadn't seen for 40 years. Archie our driver who in the end found her and to Nosaki who took us to her, went away for awhile and came back to get us. Thankyou very much all staff were great and
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Date of stay: May 2019
Chris wrote a review May 2019
Singapore, Singapore81 contributions8 helpful votes
We tested Tawali's staff and processes right at the beginning. Three days before our Port Moresby trip, my wife and I decided that we did not want to stay in Port Moresby for longer due to the restrictions following security best practices. Hence, we spontaneously rang up Tawali at 7.30pm and they confirmed to answer all relevant question by email. Within 12 hours we had questions answered and within 24 hours it was a done deal. Very good booking experience! The staff was very helpful, from booking before the trip throughout our visit over in Papua New Guinea. All people are nice and smiling and it's a very friendly atmosphere. The concept with dive boxes is very good as well and helps to have your things sorted. The day trip diving boats were comfortable and clean as the
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Date of stay: April 2019
Peter K wrote a review Feb 2019
Frankfurt, Germany24 contributions7 helpful votes
For diving and sleeping is this a very good resort. Albert was my dive guide and he is a really good dive guide. I saw many big and small sizes. The mix is nice. Only the bird guides were very sad Gilbert knows nothing about birds and Michael may be 1%. The food was good, but expensive. The room was absolute clean and we felt save during our stay. We think about to come again to this resort
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Date of stay: February 2019
Grace A wrote a review Nov 2018
2 contributions2 helpful votes
Never imagine I would be able to enjoy this alone time. Came at this place without any agenda but once there the tours and adventures they offer leaves nothing but wonderful memories. Thank you Tawali for a wonderful place, friendly staff and outrageous, breathtaking place.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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US$93 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Papua New GuineaPapua RegionAlotau
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