5 Reasons Why a Vanuatu Holiday is
the Perfect Getaway for Your Family
What makes Vanuatu a great family
Are you looking for a destination for your next family getaway? It is important that you choose a destination
that will allow everyone to have fun. It is not every day that you get to go out with your family especially that
everyone seems to always have a busy schedule. Therefore, you should make sure to prepare well for such trips and
plan everything well.
Families from nearby Australia and New Zealand have found Vanuatu to be a great family
holiday destination, not far away from their shores.
In this article, we will discuss some reasons why it is a good idea to take your family to a Vanuatu holiday.
Vanuatu is a South Pacific Ocean nation made up of over 80 islands. It is near Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, New
Caledonia and Solomon Islands. So the next time you are visiting any of those countries, you might want to squeeze
in a trip to Vanuatu.
However, in this post, we will give you five good reasons why you should consider Vanuatu as your next holiday
trip destination for your family.
Reason 1: The Mele
This is one of the most popular tourist destinations during a Vanuatu Holiday. The Mele Cascades is one of the most amazing and surreal waterfalls that you could ever
see. The water is cascading down into a series of crystal clear aqua blue pools, which will never fail to amuse
you. You will need to take 20-minute walk up the mountain to reach the main waterfalls. You can go underneath in
one of the two major waterfalls as the water barrels down in front of you. It is indeed a once in a lifetime
experience that will make you feel closer to nature.
Reason 2: Snorkeling in Lelepa
Another popular activity among tourists is Lelepa Island day tour. During this
tour, you will get to witness the pristine white sandy shores of Lelepa Island and enjoy the underwater flora and
fauna by snorkeling. Another thing that makes this island famous is the fact that Survivor, a popular American
reality show shot one season in these beaches, which gives the season the name Survivor Vanuatu.
Reason 3: A Visit in the Secret
When you’re visiting the island, it is advisable to take a trip to the Secret Garden located in Mele Village, 20
minutes north of town. If you want to discover different things about the island including Melanesian culture and
traditions as well as the tribal history of Vanuatu then this is the perfect activity for you.
If you enjoy shopping on your holiday, your will find Port Vila handy, where most of the
interesting shops are within an easy walking distance.
Reason 4: Shopping Tour in Port
A trip is never complete without shopping. And when you visit Port Vila, you will be
able to buy so many things from fresh fruits and vegetables to sarongs to Rastafarian-themed everything. You will
find so many affordable items in this market you could spend the entire day shopping.
Reason 5: A Taste of the Famous
Kava is considered as ‘herbal valium’ right out of a coconut shell. They say it is too strong that it can knock
you out for 2 days. However, it has become a tradition for the locals and foreigners to drink this to celebrate
These activities are some examples of things you can enjoy when you visit Vanuatu Islands. You will definitely
have an amazing time in this beautiful island with the breathtaking view of the South
Pacific Ocean greeting you every morning, and the once in a lifetime activities you don't get to do every day.
So, if you wish to have a memorable and fun family getaway, consider Vanuatu as your next holiday destination.