Uepi Island Resort
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... we had to board a small barge with our luggage. A 10 minute wet, rough trip and we were at our hotel.
We were settled into ours rooms at the Gizo Hotel by late afternoon. We all wandered around the town which only has 1 main street about 1 km. long and the only street on the island to have bitumem. Most of the shops were closed for Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday. There is a local market which is opposite our hotel, and it's open 24/7. We had our dinner ...
... it all worked out! We landed at Seghe and Tony picked us up via heli! We sent our luggage on to the resort and we loaded up with our backpacks and swimsuit and mask. Off to the boat for an afternoon dive and lunch! We can now check off that we have been heli-diving! Ha. It was great to see everyone one last time:). They dropped us off and we arrived at this cute little resort with about ten cabins. They are also an Eco resort so no hot showers, ac, and we ...
... who sorted out both my accommodation and cash problems!
A funny thing at Gizo airport. After I had put my bag on the scales to weigh it, I was asked for my body weight which was a most unexpected question and I replied "excuse me?" Ellison said that they needed to know my body weight so they'd know how much fuel to put on the plane! He then pointed to the scales and said I needed to be weighed!!! Oh my God it made me laugh so much, I ...
- Fatboys was a true holiday paradise experience. The snorkelling was great and the setting just stunning. The food was delicious. I ended up staying 3 nights mainly due to the generosity of the management who gave me a particularly good deal for my third night. I was the only guest for my first night and had a very interesting chat with the staff (all very friendly and smiley) and gained further insight into Solomons society and ...
... surroundings and activities. Such a shame that there is no middle ground, either you stay in cheap accommodation and die or boredom or you pay a fortune for something that you feel should cost a lot less, but because there is nothing in between a premium can and will be charged.
I'm over the money factor now, so here I am in Fatboys Resort which is simply sublime and could not be further away from Gizo town and Phoebe's ...