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Grace Lodge is a newly established traditional style bungalow in Mengge Village on Simbo Island. Simbo Island is a venting volcano with megapode bird hatcheries. This is a great opportunity to experience local daily life and culture with the Simbo people. The slow pace of life and interesting daily tasks to gather food and maintain shelter creates a fascinating holiday.

Grace Lodge

Meals can be self catered or prepared by your hosts upon request. Breakfast SBD $30 per person, including home made bread, fruit and eggs. Lunch SBD $60 per person includes local food like Megapode Egg omlettes, sandwiches and fruit. Dinner SBD 120 per head can include chicken and fish dishes with fresh home grown vegetables and fruit .

Gideon and Grace can arrange the following activities with a local guide. The cost asked is a contribution for the tour guide, SBD $50 - 100

  •                   Sightseeing of Megapode birds nesting
  •                   Night Bird watching
  •                   Visit the warm spring pool
  •                   Sight seeing to Lake Pughele
  •                   Snorkelling
  •                   Local fishing methods
  •                   Local weaving by village ladies
  •                   Local Bamboo Band

Boat tours to Ove Volcano Tour SBD $300 (for group of 1-4 people) includes tour guide, boat and fuel costs, custom fees.

Fishing  by boat for trolling or bottom fishing is $100 for half day or $150 for full day plus fuel ( currently $20 / litre on Simbo) for 1-2 people





  • Back-up Power Generator
  • Laundry Service available
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Self Serve Laundry


  • Arrival/departure point transfers (Extra charge)
  • Babysitting - Paid
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Doctor/Nurse on call
  • Shuttle Service (i.e. to/from town centre - extra charge)
  • Translation


  • Bushwalking/Hiking/Trekking
  • Canoeing
  • Cultural Entertainment
  • Cultural Visits/Tours
  • Fishing/Crabbing/etc.
  • Snorkelling

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Pidgin English and Simbo