Savo Sunset LodgeAddress: Savo Island, Honiara view map
Savo Sunset Lodge is situated on the western side of Savo Island just 20 minutes boat ride from Vila village on West Guadalcanal. Your visit will Include lots of great adventurous activities. The Lodge has a seaside restaurant & bar with relaxing motel style accommodation. The highlight after an active day, is to laze in one of the beach hammocks and watch the beautiful sunset on the western horizon.
The lodge offers western comforts in motel style accommodation, and friendly island hospitality at the bar and restaurant. Drinks offered at the bar are beer, wine by the bottle and soft drinks. 3 Meals a day are served at the seaside restaurant with lots of fresh fuit and local vegetables. A weekend favourite is pig-on-a-spit.
A big cooked Breakfast approximately $80, Lunch $100 and Dinner usually buffet , around $120.
Tours are available at any time arranged by one of their great guides. Best options are the early morning Megapode Bird sightings and egg hunt, Volcano walks to venting areas on the eastern side of the island, waterfall walk and a great dolphin experience. Charges are calculated per person for each tour , plus transport and guide dependant on how many people go along.
There are two Volcano tours, to choose from and both offer a peek of what lies under the emerge of this countless planet. After a canoe ride less then 10mins, the first shorter tour starts walking along the sand and up past a village. You then turn off into the forest and up to the volcano. The walk takes about 7 mins each way and is well-chosen for smaller children or not so adventurous. Charge for this tour is SBD$40.00 per person and $100 for tour guide.
The second volcano tour is more exhaustive and is a three hour walk from the Savo Sunset Lodge to get there. Geared up for a hike! The walk embarks in wide dry riverbeds where lava previously flowed, affecting the edges to be lined with steep cliff surfaces. Moving further up the volcano, the journey endures through intact rainforest that is many centuries old. Take plenty of water, as the walk can be pretty humid due to the steam as you get near the top and stand in the crater of the volcano. Charge for this Tour is SBD$50.00 per person and SBD$100.00 for Tour Guide.
The lodge has generator power usually running between 6pm and 8am so there is plenty of time to charge up batteries and enjoy the comfort of fans at night to sleep.
- Back-up Power Generator
- Conference Facilities
- Laundry Service available
- Tour Desk
- Arrival/departure point transfers (Extra charge)
- Babysitting - Paid
- Daily Housekeeping
- Cooking Courses
- Cultural Visits/Tours
- Educational Experiences