Best Places to Stay in Vanuatu
Five of the most popular Vanuatu
Vanuatu is a popular holiday destination in the South Pacific. This island archipelago has a great tropical
climate, friendly people and very delicious food. Indeed, Vanuatu is an ideal island destination for anyone to
spend a holiday, honeymoon, or even hold a wedding ceremony. Furthermore, there are various travel modes to
Nevertheless, some places are not suitable for the whole family due to their inadequate facilities. Some of the
best places that one can stay while in Vanuatu include the Le Meridien, Iririki Island Resort, Chantillys on the
Bay, Melanesian, and Tamanu on the Beach, among others.
One of the rooms at Le Merdien Hotel in Port Vila, Vanuatu
This is a large extensive resort with a complete golf course. The resort has many facilities; hence, suitable
for most travellers. In addition, it is child friendly since the place has a kids club. Le Meridien is situated on
Erakor Lagoon, five to ten minutes drive from Port Villa. However, driving and swimming is limited.
The venue is also suitable for newly wedded couple who want to spend their honeymoon in a very quiet place.
Additionally, the resort has a water bungalows that are gorgeous; hence, suitable to hold ceremonies such as
birthdays and weddings.
Iririki Island Resort
Iririki Island Resort is situated on an island around five to ten
minutes boat ride from Port Villa. The resort is a very quiet place since its management does not allow children
under the age of twelve. It has garden bungalows with an underway refurbs and a complete poster beds. The resort
also has good conference facilities that can hold small and large group of people. Unfortunately, it is not
suitable for elderly and physically disabled people due to its steep walkways. The resort is also suitable to hold
wedding ceremonies and a perfect destination for honeymooners and couples.
One of the best
known Vanuatu resorts is picturesque Iririki Island Resort located on
Iririki Island in Port Vila harbour
Chantilly's on the
Chantilly's on the Bay apartments overlooking waters
of Port Vila
These are modern, fully furnished apartments. Chantilly's on the
Bay is located on the bay, three to five minutes drive from Port Vila town. The apartments have good
conference facilities that are suitable for corporate groups.
There is also a very reputable restaurant, beauty parlour, and gift shop. Besides, there are two sun lover rooms
equipped with big sundeck. Regrettably, the building does not have lifts and one has to climb stairs in order to
access all rooms. Fortunately, there are only three floors, so it's not a big problem for most of the apartments'
This is a perfect hotel for budget travellers due to their friendly costs. It is located a few meters away from
the town. The Melanesian hotel has both hotel rooms and self-contained rooms.
In addition, the hotel has a club, bar, and a small casino. Other facilities in the hotel include an entertainment
ground, kava tasting, and a swimming pool.
The swimming pool is one of the key features at The Melanesian Hotel,
popular accommodation choice for many Vanuatu travellers.
Tamanu on the
This is a cherished and isolated hotel and resort. It is approximately twenty to thirty minutes drive from
Port Vila. This is the best place to relax by the ocean just observing its beauty. Children are not allowed and
they do not have conference facilities as the place is strictly for honeymooners and couples only. Tamanu has been
the winner of tripadvisor's Certificate of Excellence 4 years in row.
Tamanu on the Beach hotel
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