Vanuatu holiday resorts and visitors guide

 

Vanuatu Island Holidays and Resorts

Located in South Pacific's crystalline waters, Vanuatu is a tropical paradise, perfect for a relaxing getaway. Tropical islands, sandy beaches, lush vegetation and incredible sea life are only a few reasons to have your holiday in Vanuatu. You will find here lots of useful travel info on Vanuatu islands, Port Vila town, South Pacific, Vanuatu resorts, entertainment and holiday activities.

  VANUATU RESORTS - Vanuatu holidays and Port Vila accommodation info

Benjor Beach Club
Benjor Beach Club

Blue Pango Motel
Blue Pango Motel

Breakas Beach Resort
Breakas Resort

Chantilly's on the Bay
Chantilly's on Bay

Deco Stop Lodge
Deco Stop Lodge 

Erakor Island Resort
Erakor Resort 

Hideaway Island Resort
Hideaway Resort 

Iririki Island Resort
Iririki Resort

Mangoes Resort
Mangoes Resort

The Melanesian
The Melanesian

Nguna Beach Resort
Nguna Beach
Resort

Sunrise Bungalows
Sunrise Bungalows

  For more resorts in Vanuatu islands, go to the Resorts page.

Vanuatu Holidays and Travel Guide

Everything that you need to know about Vanuatu islands, holiday accommodation, attractions, activities and entertainment can be found on these pages. We trust that you will find this information useful and practical for your planned stay in Vanuatu.

  ACCOMMODATION

Vanuatu Accommodation

Vanuatu Island Accommodation
You will find a variety of accommodation options in Vanuatu islands, from traditional bungalows to villas and apartments

All Inclusive Packages
All Inclusive
Accommodation with flights included

Places to Stay in Vanuatu
Places to Stay
Five best resorts and hotels in Vanuatu

Family Resorts in Vanuatu
Family Resorts
Our selection of the best 4 family resorts
Vanuatu Resorts Serenity
Resorts Serenity
Finding peace and serenity at resorts

  ACTIVITIES

Vanuatu Activities

Vanuatu Holiday Activities
Whether you enjoy leisurely beach walks, sightseeing, exploring nature, cruising or diving, Vanuatu has it all

Duty Free Shops
Duty Free Shops
Comparison shop at Port Vila stores

Fishing and Cruises
Fishing and Cruises
Choose day or night cruise or fishing tour

Horseback Riding
Horseback Riding
Horseback rides at the Club Hippique
Golfing in Vanuatu
Vanuatu Golfing
Many resorts have golfing options

  VANUATU ISLANDS

Vanuatu Islands

Islands of Vanuatu
Explore this beautiful South Pacific tropical island archipelago, by staying on different islands or do island hopping

Ambae Island
Ambae Island
Inspiration for magical Bali Hai paradise

Island of Efate
Efate Island
Port Vila home and gateway to Vanuatu

Lelepa Island
Lelepa Island
Visit the island via Lelepa Island Tour
Tanna Island
Tanna Island
Features accessible Mt. Yasur volcano

  ATTRACTIONS

Vanuatu Attractions

Vanuatu Holiday Attractions
Visitors to Vanuatu can choose from many sightseeing attractions in Port Vila as well as outside of the Vanuatu capital

Annual Swims
Annual Swims
Swim events in Port Vila and Santo

Bluewater Island Aquarium
Island Aquarium
A natural enclosure on Bluewater Island

Ekasup Village
Ekasup Village
Visit this traditional Melanesian village
Eton Beach
Eton Beach
Pristine and beautiful white-sand beach

  ENTERTAINMENT

Vanuatu Entertainment

Vanuatu Entertainment
Melanesian Feast night is a must for any new visitor to Vanuatu, where you can see local customs and drink kava kava

Casinos in Vanuatu
Vanuatu Casinos
There are three casinos in Vanuatu

Nightlife of Vanuatu
Vanuatu Nightlife
Restaurants, cafes, waterfront bars

Vanuatu Festivals
Vanuatu Festivals
Learn more about Vanuatu culture
Vanuatu Weddings
Vanuatu Weddings
Popular choice for many new couples

  PORT VILA

Port Vila

Port Vila Town
Vanuatu's capital Port Vila is the gateway to Vanuatu and the central place for
many happenings and holiday activities

Port Vila Cafes
Port Vila Cafes
Best known cafes and snack bars in town

Port Vila Duty Free
Duty Free Shops
Vanuatu's duty free shoppers paradise

Port Vila Markets
Port Vila Markets
An assosrtment of handcrafted goods
Port Vila Restaurants
Vila Restaurants
There are many great places to eat out

  VANUATU

Vanuatu

About Vanuatu
As a perfect blend of South Pacific charm, Melanesian culture and hospitality, this tropical paradise will surprise you

Vanuatu Facts
Vanuatu Facts
The country's origins, language and tradition

Vanuatu Story
Vanuatu Story
The true meaning of the word 'Vanuatu'

Family Getaway
Family Getaways
A wholesome fun for the whole family
Things To Do
Things To Do
An abundance of sights and places

  PHOTO GALLERIES

Vanuatu Photos

Vanuatu Photo Galleries
Explore Vanuatu, its tropical islands and attractions through our 7 picture galleries.

Cascades Waterfall gallery
Cascades Waterfall
See a top Vanuatu attraction in picture

Feast Night gallery
Feast Night Gallery
Melanesian feast performers, food, etc.

Port Vila photos
Port Vila gallery
Vanuatu's capital in town streets' photos
Vanuatu photos
Vanuatu gallery
Explore this tropical paradise via photos

Vanuatu

Vanuatu, meaning "raising land", is a true tropical paradise located in the South Pacific. This island nation is a little more than a thousand miles east of the north coast of Australia, or a short 2-hour flight from Brisbane, Queensland. Air Vanuatu and Qantas airlines provide regular flights from Australia and New Zealand to Port Vila Bauerfield International Airport.

All of the 83 Vanuatu islands have a tropical or a subtropical environment, which makes it perfect for a relaxing getaway. Visitors to this island nation can keep busy with a variety of fun and exciting holiday activities and attractions.

Vanuatu Holiday

Vanuatu is rich in culture and traditions far different from those of the western world. On your Vanuatu holiday you can see and experience local traditions like kava drinking, Rom dancing, no tipping and not haggling in the marketplace. Land dive on Pentecost island is one the best known Vanuatu traditions, which happens only during April, May and June. Most islands in Vanuatu are strong in terms of traditions and practices, some of which you will innevitably experience on your holiday in Vanuatu. This is a great place to let go and enjoy your time away.

Vanuatu Islands

The island nation of Vanuatu is made up of more than 80 islands and numerous smaller islets. The islands of Efate and Santo have become destinations unto themselves, with their size, importance and numerous sightseeing spots and other activities. Not to mention being home to Port Vila and Luganville cities respectively, which alone offer great many enjoyments to be had. But there still exists a plethora of other islands to explore, many of them completely uninhabited.

While many of Vanuatu islands are relatively inaccessible, one of the best ways to appreciate their unique and natural beauty is to take a cruise among the islands. The other option is to do some island hopping, moving from island to island, which will give you the widest range of attractions and enjoyment.

Vanuatu Resorts

Visitors to Vanuatu will find a wide range of resorts where to stay. Whether you crave affordable accommodations, quaint bungalows, resort apartments, or even hotels in Vanuatu, you will find the right options for you. Bungalows are the traditional style of housing in the islands, so you'll find that majority of Vanuatu resorts and hotels offer bungalows, rather than traditional rooms. Numerous resort in and around Port Vila provide great holiday accommodation and amenities. There are also many resorts spread out through the rural portions of Efate island, almost all of which offer you incredible access to the beach, as well as the best service and amenities.

Port Vila Town

When planning your holiday in Vanuatu you will innevitably arrive first to Port Vila, the capital city and gateway to Vanuatu. Located on the southern shores of Efate island, Port Vila has far more to offer to Vanuatu visitors than the regular sand and water. Tourist can find many things to see and do in and out of the city, things that they wouldn't be able to experience elsewhere. You will find a beautiful blend of cultures in Port Vila - Asian, French, English, and Melanesian cultures all blend in with this beautiful land and interesting people. Visit downtown Port Vila for the best shopping and local handicrafts, head to the ocean for more enjoyment, and then come back to one of the many Port Vila restaurants for a fine dining, or cafes for a quick snack.

The trendy and busy downtown area of Port Vila is home to dozens of restaurants that offer everything from standard bar and grill items to fancy French cuisine. Everywhere diners go however they will find that foods have been transformed, and “fusion” cuisine is the true order of the day. Somehow a simple cup of coffee or fruity cool beverage ends up tasting fabulous when it is sipped alongside, or looking out over, one of the many beautiful scenes that make up the city of Port Vila. At night the town and harbour become alive with night bars and restaurants. For those who enjoy gaming there are also two casinos in Port Vila - Club 21 and Palms Casino.

Efate Island

Efate island is beautiful, tropical, laid back paradise, covered in lush vegetation and palm trees that line the white sandy beaches. If you wander outside of Port Vila and take Round the island tour, you will discover quaint little villages that will welcome you with a tea or coffee and a snack, where you can experience the traditional Melanesian hospitality. Along the way you will discover many hidden coves and pristine white sand beaches, unspoiled by mass tourism. On the northern part of the island you will even enjoy the sights of small offshore islands next to Efate. All part of your tour around the island.

For travel on Efate island outside of Port Vila, 4x4 vehicles are almost required. Coastal roads are easier to navigate and can be accessed with bicycles and motorcycles; however, the inland portions require the use of an off road vehicle much of the year.

Vanuatu Activities

There are numerous ways to occupy yourself during your holiday in Vanuatu. For example, Vanuatu islands are home to numerous events and festivals throughout the year that can enrich your holiday and add immesurable enjoyment and cultural experience. When visiting these tropical islands though, it's only natural that you head to the water. The beaches are gorgeous and plentiful, and the underwater life is abundant. Most people will try snorkeling or scuba diving on their Vanuatu holiday, where you will an abundance of snorkeling and diving opportunities.

The pristine waters around this island archipelago are rich in a wide diversity of fish and sea life. While fishing is more than mere sport for the majority of islanders, visitors on the other hand can truly enjoy the variety of fishing experience available in Vanuatu waters. For those who enjoy more laid back activities, Vanuatu cruises will offer you a great way to get to know the area, by exploring the waters, lagoons, inlets and caves.

No matter what your holiday and sightseeing preferences are, you will find that Vanuatu has plenty to offer, for you to have a memorable and care-free Vanuatu holiday.

See you soon - Mi lukim yu!

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