The most popular of the Vanuatu islands for
The Vanuatu archipelago, which is located about a thousand miles from
the coast of Australia, continues to be popular vacation spots for tourists who arrive from all around the country.
Each of the islands is beautiful, a paradise just waiting for someone to come along and explore.
Some of the 83 islands seem completely untouched by humankind. Other
islands are destinations for countless tourists every year. A few of the
most popular islands for visitors are Moso Island, Espiritu Santo, Tanna, and Efate.
If you like tranquility, you will find smaller
islands, like Moso and Lelepa ideal for exploring.
The island of Moso is located off the north coast of Efate, where it creates what
is known as Havanna Harbor, along with Lelepa
Island. There are no cars or roads on the island, and it is a very tranquil place. You will find two
villages on the island, Sunae and Tassiriki.
In Tassiriki is a rather popular turtle preserve, and there is a small tour
business located in Sunae. On the western side of the island, which is well known for the spectacular diving, is
the Tranquility Dive and Resort.
Island is a popular destination for adventure tourists and has a variety of places for vacationers to
stay, including bungalows and guesthouses. The island is home to Mount Yasur, the most active volcano on any of the
Vanuatu islands. You will also find plenty of great opportunities for hiking and exploring.
This is the largest of the islands, and the city of Luganville is the
second largest city in Vanuatu. It has some of the best diving sites – it boasts the SS President Coolidge, which
is the largest, intact diving wreck in the world, as well as the USS Tucker, a destroyer. Santo Island is one of the best places to experience
the authentic culture of Vanuatu and still have all the amenities you need.
|Espiritu Santo island has many diving sites, including
underwater ship and
plain wrecks, left over from the WWII.
Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu, is located on Efate Island. It is on Efate that most of the tourists
come and stay for vacation, and it has the most amenities. Even those who wish to visit a number of the other
islands often stop in Port Vila to make arrangements. Like all of the Vanuatu islands, Efate is beautiful and
These are only the most visited of the islands. Certainly, you may
wish to visit more than just this handful of islands while on your Vanuatu vacation and you should explore to your