Imagine yourself on a small tropical island perched on the edge of the longest lagoon in the world. At Uepi Island Resort, situated on one of the barrier reef islands which defines the edge of the magnificent Marovo Lagoon, you need share this unique experience of paradise with only a few other people.
This area of the Western Province, Solomon Islands, offers opportunities for visitors to experience the culture of local people whilst relaxing in a tranquil environment. Six bungalows, two units and two guest rooms offer clean, comfortable accommodation and the 32 bed maximum capacity ensures that all guests enjoy privacy and the intimacy of a small group of people.
Whilst one side of this barrier reef island is on the edge of the Marovo Lagoon , fringed with sandy beaches on the clear lagoon waters, the other has a wall of uplifted volcanic rock covered with corals.
Accomodation tarrifs include full meal packages. Prepaid transfer costs are compulsory upon securing booking.
Transfer from Seghe Airport to Uepi and return per person:
Adults $115 AUD (SBD 805)
Children 7-12 years $40 AUD ( SBD 280)
Children 3-6 years $25 AUD ( SBD 175)
Guests can participate in a variety of activities or simply relax. The lagoon side of the island has a sandy beach, with clear shallow water . Uepi Resort is the only operation on this remote island. There are no villages on the island. Guests can book at the Resort for trips to the nearby villages and rivers to enjoy the local culture and natural beauty.
The world class house reef is only minutes from the accommodation, providing a venue for unlimited free snorkeling, safely catering for guests of all levels of experience. Other snorkeling venues are just a short boat ride or extended walk away. Scuba diving is fully catered for with SSI resort to Dive Master courses available, as well as shore, boat expedition and night diving sites.
"Kayak Solomons" operates expedition and casual sea kayaking trips from Uepi Resort. The expeditions incorporate the beautifully located Marovo Lodges for accommodation and meals to give participants a unique opportunity to experience the Marovo culture as well as the sensational environment of this, the world's longest lagoon. Other cultural trips can be arranged from Uepi Resort, using motorised transport.
Swimming, paddle boarding, hobie cat sailing, casual paddling, bushwalking, socialising and relaxing are other popular ways to enjoy an Uepi holiday.
Meals are included in the daily tariff. Breakfast and the evening meal are served in the main dining room overlooking Charapoana Passage, while lunches are delivered to the rooms . All meals are based on fresh locally grown organic produce and seafood sourced from local villages. Uepi also has a kitchen garden onsite, growing the salad vegetables unavailable from the local market growers. Meals are prepared by talented local chefs and are a highlight of your stay. Special dietary requirements can be catered for with notice.