Casinos in Vanuatu
Gaming entertainment in Port
Feeling lucky? Would like to try your hand on slot machines, or fancy
a game of blackjack? No problem. There are three casinos in Port Vila. One is the Club 21
Limited in the Melanesian Hotel, the other
is The Palms Casino in
the Le Meridien Hotel, and the third one at the Grand Hotel. These are offline or land casinos in
A number of online casinos are based in Vanuatu. The country is known
as low-tax jurisdiction, with no personal or income tax, or company tax. There is only VAT or Value Adde Tax of
12.5%, which is paid on all consumer goods. Gaming is subject to a low 2.5% revenue tax.
Being a low-tax jurisdiction, Vanuatu is popular with gaming industry and a desired location for
offline and online casinos.
Located in The Melanesian Hotel,
the Club 21 Limited has 66 'one-armed bandits' or slot machines. The casino offers table games with
Baccarat and Blackjack, plus Anchor's Wheel of Gold - the roulette wheel.
There are also 2 Italian restaurants with bars in the
hotel, Gino's and Oasis Bar and
Probably the only true land casino in Vanuatu. It was first opened in
1990. After celebrating 20 years in Vanuatu, the casino moved to new premises in 2010.
Casino has 53 slot machines and nine
tables - 5 with Blackjack, 2 with Mini-Baccarat, and 2 with the roulette. There are 3 restaurants at the hotel,
including a bar inside the casino.
At every casino in Vanuatu roulette wheel is a popular game with its visitors and
Grand Hotel and
The tallest building in Port Vila, and Vanuatu for that matter, is
the Grand Hotel and Casino. This 6-level building has a waterfront location, in the heart of the central business
There are two gaming floors at the casino. Players can enjoy
blackjack, baccarat and roulette, as well as play on slot machines.
The hotel has 74 rooms, including Harbour View, Panorama and
Penthouse suites available to its guests. This includes 24-hour room service and free internet access.
For entertainment, guests can enjoy day spa facilities, as well as
dine at Crystals Restaurant, or have drinks at Hemipshere Lounge & Bar.
Being in Port Vila's CBD, all town's shopping, restaurants and
nightclubs are located within a walking distance from the hotel and casino.