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Located on a volcanic mountain overlooking Milne Bay, Tawali Resort features a private beach, a swimming pool, a restaurant and a bar. Each bungalow features a large private balcony overlooking the bay.

The tour desk books half-day waterfall and cave excursions, scuba diving tours and fishing trips.

All bungalows offer wooden décor and local artworks. Each includes a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities.

The restaurant serves a mixture of local and international cuisine using fresh seafood and tropical fruits. The bar offers a selection of beer, wine and cocktails.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

Tawali Resort has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 3 May 2013.

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Gluten-free, Asian, American, Buffet

Activities:

Fishing

Hiking

Diving


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2
Bungalow
  • 2 double beds
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 6
Family Bungalow
  • 3 double beds
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Max adults: 1
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  • 1 single bed
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  • 1 double bed
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  • The staff speak English
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Property surroundings *
Excellent location - show map
Closest airports
  • Gurney Airport
    30.2 miles
  • Granby-Grand County Airport
    30.2 miles
How to get to Tawali Resort from Girua Airport
    Private shuttle
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Resort facilities of Tawali Resort
Outdoors
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Beach
  • Snorkelling Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Fishing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fence around pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool bar
Wellness
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Filipino
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House rules Tawali Resort takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 12:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 11 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
Free
4 - 10 years
Extra bed upon request
Free

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Tawali Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking full board, please note that drinks are not included.

Tawali Resort is accessible via a boat from Alotau. Guests must fly from Port Moresby to Alotau Airport, then transfer on a 90-minute bus ride along the Milne Bay coast followed by a 20-minute boat ride to the resort.The trip between Alotau Airport and Tawali Resort takes approximately 2 hours.

Transfers are available to and from Alotau Airport. These are charged PGK 220 + GST per guest, return. Please inform the property in advance if you want to use this service, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that the extra bed rate is AUD 45 per person for room only and AUD 120 per person for full board.

Please note that divers must secure their PADI certificate or any diving certifications and diving insurance before arrival to Tawali Resort. The property requires a copy of these documents for each diver.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Tawali Resort in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Tawali Resort

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Tawali Resort by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h 30min

  • Tawali Resort is 22.4 miles from the centre of Alotau.

  • Yes, Tawali Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Tawali Resort offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Beach
    • Private beach area

  • Check-in at Tawali Resort is from 12:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Guests staying at Tawali Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Tawali Resort include:

    • Bungalow
    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Single

  • Tawali Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The prices at Tawali Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.