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Tawali Resort

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Alotau Milne Bay Province Milne Bay, Alotau 211 Papua New Guinea
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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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24-hour security
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Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
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Diving
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Darts
Fishing
Shuttle bus service
BBQ facilities
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Concierge
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Ocean view
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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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Alan Gelder wrote a review Mar 2018
Adamstown, Australia230 contributions176 helpful votes
A remote location, a person could just disappear from the world forever at Tawali. The dive sites are unbelievable - crystal clear waters, an incredible diversity of sea & reef life + a huge number of sites. The Resort is a paradise with great facilities perched on a coral cliff, [great reef views] with full restaurant & conference facilities. Access is a rough 58 Km dirt road east from Alotau, followed by a 40 min. boat ride to the resort. Local tribes are friendly & interactive. They will invite you to see their villages, waterfalls & skull collections [just keep it friendly folks].
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Date of stay: February 2018
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she r wrote a review Feb 2018
Mt Martha, Australia106 contributions66 helpful votes
From Australia, a flight to Port Moresby, then a domestic flight to Alotau, then resort staff collected us for a bus ride then a water taxi to the resort. Arriving at the jetty was wonderful, friendly staff welcomed us and assisted with our luggage. We were ushered into the main building cool drinks and room allocation. Our room was number 14, it was clean quiet and comfortable. Each of the room had a view across of the reef filled lagoon to the mountains. We watched local fishermen in outrigger canoes. One morning watched a pod of dolphins cruise past. The beds were firm and comfortable. The bedding was spotless and light. There was a ceiling fan and also A/C. The bathroom was totally adequate and clean. The deck area had 2 chairs and table for quiet contemplation. The
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Date of stay: February 2018
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dixonuraiasi wrote a review Jan 2018
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea4 contributions3 helpful votes
Tawali Dive Resort is a great top rated resort in Papua New Guinea.The site is so magnificent, the setting is blended to the surrounding environment, friendly staff, nice food, beautiful crystal clear reef. All the self contained rooms are in the forest apart from each other. I took my wife & a son and the reallt enjoyed it.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Monica T wrote a review Dec 2017
2 contributions3 helpful votes
Our room was always clean and the Staff at the resort was very accommodating and friendly. The food each day was wonderful and again the Chef was very accommodating with all of my food allergies. The dive sites had great variation. We certainly appreciated the attentiveness and enthusiasm of the dive staff. Overall, this was a wonderful trip.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Pablo S wrote a review Nov 2017
5 contributions2 helpful votes
I went to Tawali just to dive and was a great experience. I did 2 dives and were both great. Good material and great staff. However, they overcharge you for for 5 minutes of small boat to reach Tawali and the food (buffet type) was very poor quality and expanaive. If you go just for diving, rent a small boat by yourself to reach there, and don't stay to have lunch, it's not worth it.
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Date of stay: September 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$93 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Papua New GuineaPapua RegionAlotau
NUMBER OF ROOMS
22
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