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Tawali Resort

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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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Alotau Milne Bay Province Milne Bay, Alotau 211 Papua New Guinea
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Gurney Airport48 km
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The room was spaceous, clean and with an incredible view over the bay (I got one of the best rooms as it was low season). The staff was friendly and the food nice with flexibility for special requirements The diving is just the best in the world (I really mean it, I have been to
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My partner and I travelled to Tawali in June 2017. The resort met us at the airport with a bus. Since our plane was late arriving there was a logistics issue with the bus being able to make it to the dock and back on time to pick up the next group of passengers. The resort
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Tawali is a first class dive resort located in Milne Bay. The diving is wonderful, particularly the muck diving. We did see the Lacey Scorpionfish and the Epaulette shark, not to mention lots of octopus, pipefish, pigmy frogfish, cuttlefish and nudibranch! Oh, there were so many
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Highly recommend this place. Getting there wasn't as tough as others have described here. You need to take a flight from POM, they will wait at the airport with a very well maintained minibus and then you have 1 - 1.3 hours to a speed boat which gets you to the hotel in ~ 15
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Only underwater was great. The water was clear, the coral reefs were large and beautiful, I met many pretty creatures.However, it was the lowest guide in my diving experience. Guide was dropped into the sea my underwater camera. My camera was not found. Hearty apology from the
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Yes, Tawali is primarily for Scuba diving. Generally doing 3 boat dives a day. There is availability for diving on the house reef and extra boat dives can be arranged.
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Internet connection can be slow or non-existent. Meals are buffet, not a la carte with a couple of choices. Food is pretty good. There's nowhere else to eat, so definitely worth booking! Don't remember how much we paid for trips, but they were great - bird-watching our favourite.
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Not sure exactly but probably around 10+ units. A wonderful remote paradise that is highly recommended.
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Negatory. There's a really expensive laundry service - you could just about buy a new pair of undies for 4 kina! We hand washed in the bathroom and hung our washing on the veranda. No big deal.
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Do the rooms have aircon?
H there Yes, all our rooms are air conditioned.
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"Rooms away from the restaurant"
"Have a look at what alternatives are available before selecting your room. Especially check for hot water."
"If you do not dive, don't bother going as they really dont care about non divers or the trips for them."
"The lower the number the closer it is to the eating areas."
"We enjoyed room 14. Why? We like to be a bit further away from the main buildings. It was quiet and had a wonderful open view of the lagoon."
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PRICE RANGE
US$115 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Papua New GuineaPapua RegionAlotau
NUMBER OF ROOMS
22
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