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Nuli Sapi

Logeia Island Samarai District, Alotau 211 Papua New Guinea
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Nuli Sapi has four bush material bungalows set on poles over a tidal inlet. Each bungalow has a verandah with spectacular views which can also be enjoyed from the comfort of your queen size bed. All bungalows have an ensuite bathroom with ambient water shower. Our licensed on site restaurant features local produce with an emphasis on seafood. Please let us know of specific dietary requirements. The bar has a range of PNG beers and spirits as well as a small selection of imported wine and spirits.
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Logeia Island Samarai District, Alotau 211 Papua New Guinea
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Eddie wrote a review Feb 2022
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea13 contributions
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We had an amazing 4 nights of stay; the scenic views from dusk till dawn, the exceptional food and most of all, the hospitable and warm people who always made sure we felt at home. I adore this place!
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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Ulrike Bauer wrote a review Apr 2020
Munich, Germany3 contributions
We stayed three nights in this lovely location and had a wonderful time. Nuli Sapi is a very unique place on earth. Isaiah and his family were very friendly, helpful, professional and made all to make our stay perfect. Thank you so much!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Responded 5 Apr 2020
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are so very, very glad that you enjoyed your stay at Nuli Sapi. We think of our guests as family and are happy to know that you felt welcome and at home. Team Nuli Sapi
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David W wrote a review May 2018
Wellington, New Zealand30 contributions12 helpful votes
Lovely bungalows and helpful staff. Its a 90+ minute boat ride from Saunderson bay but worth it. Make sure you go to see the manta rays. There are challenges here - no air conditioning or fans, and i wish they had lifejackets on the banana boats. we loved the snorkeling and coral, and some nice birdwatching. bring your own snorkel and fins - we left behind ours because they had no fins. but the people are genuine, helpful and it is a natural setting. you will need to stay for at least 2-3 nites (we stayed 4) to do everything. Isaiah the owner is helpful and kind. its a safe place to visit. Very instructive to see what village life is like in a remote area like Logeia Island, Milne Bay.
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Response from Kayleigh C, Manager at Nuli Sapi
Responded 10 May 2018
It's great to know that you had a positive experience at Nuli Sapi. We try to use solar power as much as possible to limit our environmental impact and at times it can be challenging without modern comforts. We normally carry life vests so I will follow this up with our crew. Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review, Nuli Sapi enjoyed having you stay with us.
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MiizuaTravelz wrote a review Mar 2018
Riihimaki, Finland42 contributions12 helpful votes
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We booked for 4 nights and ended up staying for 8 nights. I cried when we had to leave. This place is just so wonderful, and you have to experience it yourself. The island and the community there is wonderful. It’s safe to walk around and experience local life. We were the only tourists on the whole island for the whole stay. It’s safe to go see all this amazing corals and fish just in front of Nuli Sapi. It’s really quiet and peaceful. Every morning you get to wake up to a beautiful sunrise, and see the Milne Bay waters from your porch, located ON water. During low tide you can explore the little critters of the mangroves and give a mud bath for your feet if you wish, I loved it. If you think the price for a day is expensive, it really is not. It includes everything, and if you haven’t been to PNG before, you will see that it is not a cheap country!! For the day fee of Nuli Sapi, you will get the gorgeaous bungalow, with a shower and toilet inside (really clean and everything works perfectly), plenty to eat, and the food is AMAZING!!! Bon should be working for Gordon Ramsey with those skills; he really knows what to do with the local, fresh ingredients! Make sure you take cash with you for the nice cold sunset beers and wine, and for the excuisite handmade neclases and bracelets you can buy from the locals if you wish. Just ask Isaiah and he will tell you where to get them. He will also organize all the tours and transportation for you. Make sure you make a reservation in advance from Kayleigh via nulisapi@gmail.com. Sometimes the phone connections are down, as this is a remote island. Please let them know in advance of your arrival, so that they are able to prepare all the necessary arrangements for your stay. Keyleigh will provide you info of all the day trips you can take with them, they are all worth doing. Take Billy or Terry with you and snorkel around the whole Deka Deka island. The corals are absolutely stunning in the back of the island! The front is good, too. Heck all around it’s good! But in front of Nuli Sapi there are stunning soft and hard corals as well, so you don’t have to go far. The staff is the best. Isaiah and Kayleigh will take care of organizing your stay and make it an experience you will cherish forever. We had Terry, Billy and Bon with us on day trips, and we had a blast with them. You will need your sence of humour with you, though, and you might also learn a lot of things! Bertha will tell you amazing stories and keep everything spot on clean, she is just a wonderful lady. They all are wonderful people. And I miss Roti the dog of course. I wanna go back now and stay for at least two more weeks. I cannot give enough compliments of this place. I have travelled in 55 countries and this place is in my top 3 so far, probably number 1. Go and see it yourself, you will be very well looked after and you will probably make friends for life. All the best to all my friends in Logea and hope to see you again soon!
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 9 Jun 2018
Thank you so much for posting this review. We loved having you stay and are incredibly happy that you had such a wonderful time. The team are super keen to have you come and visit us again soon and send lots of good wishes. Thank you!
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Rich34222 wrote a review Dec 2017
Exmouth, United Kingdom20 contributions2 helpful votes
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Ben,Terry, Nelson, Bertha and many wonderful friends at Nuli Sapi have made our stay a brilliant one. We thoroughly enjoyed their company and they certainly looked after us very well and gone the extra mile to make us feel at home. Example: My family and I asked for local food and we were blessed to have cooked food from their garden. Being a Papua New Guinean and living in the UK, I'm proud to recommend to my friends and family to add Nuli Sapi as one of their holiday destinations. Our accommodation was lovely, comfortable with a great view. Going to sleep and waking up to the sound of waves is bliss. With the resort sheltered by the mangroves and the reef from choppy waters, my partner and I felt safe and secure. If you want a safe haven to really get away from the hustle and bustle, well you'll certainly get it here.
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Liz H wrote a review Nov 2017
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Nuli Sapi provides a serene, fabulous & peaceful location where you can wake up to the gentle lapping of waves in the mangroves, a perfect brief getaway. You can observe wildlife from your balcony, in your pyjamas or better still laplap (sarong). From soaring sea eagles to the humble little crab dragging it's hollowed coral shelter. Have Dekadeka island to yourself for a swim in turquoise waters & snorkelling, meters from the shore. Captain Benjamin, and his crew, Nelson the chef, Terry the barman who pick us up from Alotau had gone out of their way to trust us, a family of four, at short notice, without any prior reservation, except a simple phone call to Isaiah the owner. Take away a South seas pearl from Kim on Samarai island, not without a lesson on pearl farming. The Logeia Island hosts even combined our welcome and farewell with a feast of local food on request and a local string band music to send us off to the UK with Kailogeia song. We were fortunate to be accompanied by a pod of dolphins in calm & pristine waters on our departure. Nuli Sapi's facilities are for those who appreciate small & simple comforts, provided with warmth and genuine respect by local people who make every effort to make it work for their guests. Logeia island provides the perfect location where the tropical rainforest meets the coral seas, why hangabout!! Liz H. Cornwall, UK.
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Responded 14 Nov 2017
What a lovely review, thank you. The team enjoyed having you stay with us and welcoming you to the Nuli Sapi family. We look forward to seeing you again. Euwedo from Milne Bay.
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katherinejminnis wrote a review Jan 2017
London, United Kingdom2 contributions3 helpful votes
Nuli Sapi is a wonderful, remote, locally-run place. Kayleigh handles the bookings over email with excellent efficiency and we felt in very safe hands. Isaiah and his family then look after you on the ground, and they made us feel so welcome, letting us tag along on shopping trips to load islands, and taking us to various snorkeling spots and deserted islands. Highlights include Kwato, Deka Deka beach, and the manta ray island. Nuli itself is completely idyllic - lovely little bungalows on stilts, plenty of cold beers and views over the bay. Overall this is an amazing part of the world. The people are fantastic - kind, open, up for a laugh - and the reefs the healthiest I've ever seen. Plus so many places to explore. It's hard to believe it still doesn't get many tourists though I can only imagine that will change soon. Get there quick!
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Date of stay: December 2016
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Responded 14 Nov 2017
A very late response from Nuli Sapi... thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Our team takes great pleasure in sharing this little slice of paradise with guests and we hope to welcome you back in the future.
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James Andrew B wrote a review Aug 2016
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Forget Fiji, Vanuatu, Noumea, Bali and Thailand! My name is Steve, my nephew Fred and I are from Sydney Australia. We stayed at Nuli Sapi Logea for 4 days and nights just over a week ago. So many thanks from both of us to Isiah, Cotter, Tom, Nelson and Nikki and all the boys, for looking after us. And also to Kayleigh for her organisation and all the emails. The guys are expert boatmen and got us safely to Deka Deka Island, Logea Porta (This is where we found the cemetery where we found my Grandmothers grave Patricia Cooper, who died in 1929, with help of Tom our Chef and two little boys from the local village). They took us on their boats "21 foot dinghy's with 40HP outboards", to Samarai Island birthplace of my Mother Barbara Cooper. Also to Ebuma, all around the area to so many islands and we swam with the Manta Rays one afternoon. This is a REAL holiday with REAL people, they could not do enough for us. The food cooked by Tom was just fantastic, fresh kingfish, vegetables rice and chicken put together in delicious and generous portions, so much food. And washed down with cold SP lager. If you want a holiday to remember go to Nuli Sapi, Logea Papua New Guinea! A very heartfelt "Thank you" from both of us, we will return!
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Louise K wrote a review Feb 2016
Sydney, Australia89 contributions23 helpful votes
Nuli Sapi is in an excellent location to get to all the stunning islands (eg. Deka Deka, Doini, Gonabarabara) by only a short dingy ride. The huts are excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful. Only problem is the huts are located over a mangrove and mosquitoes are a problem. There are mosquito "nets" over the beds, but they're made of cotton and so do not allow for air flow and trap the heat in. Makes for a sweltering hot night.
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Date of stay: January 2016
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PhilChrisHarvie wrote a review Sept 2015
Seaford, Australia25 contributions43 helpful votes
Stayed 2 nights in June 2015, accompanied by our daughter & husband who work with Aust Volunteers in Alotau. About 2 hr dinghy trip to get there from Alotau (return was bit less - depends on sea). Kayleigh was a lovely host. Accomodation in bungalow made of local materials, were comfortable with amazing outlook out to sea & across to mainland. Pleasant laid back place with great food & options to explore the area. We enjoyed our walk along the coast past local village - some of the friendly children escorted us to view their school. We did a trip to Samari & local guide gave us a tour with information about its history. Another trip to Kowato Island where we snorkeled in the warm waters & saw amazing coral & fish. An unique, relaxing experience.
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Date of stay: June 2015
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Responded 22 Sept 2015
Thank you for posting a review. We are always pleased when our guests enjoy themselves and we loved sharing our beautiful little corner of PNG with you.
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