Celebrate Christmas in the Tropical Vanuatu
Vanuatu holds all the charms of a South Pacific Island and is
appealing year-round for international visitors. But when the end of the year rolls around, and residents of the
Northern Hemisphere are preparing for a white Christmas and a chilly New Year ... this is when a holiday in Vanuatu is truly unique!
in the tropics is an opportunity of a lifetime, something that you
need to have experienced at least once in your life! It may be a little disconcerting for all those familiar
with a wintertime feast, for a mid-summer Christmas is better suited to scrumptious fresh seafood, salads and
While there are the expats who stick by their yuletide baked turkey or ham, it’s nonetheless possible
to create a gourmet feast a little better suited to the climate!
Even Santa Clause gets dressed as appropriate in the tropics
Carols by Candlelight
Carols by Candlelight services on the harbour front in Port Vila are loved by locals and visitors alike, and by
night the streets glow with the fairy lights of Christmas decorations.
Perhaps the most surprising detail, although entirely endearing, is
that Christmas decorations in the streets and shops all feature a red-suited Santa Claus, all ready for the coldest
climes, and his elves in Santa hats surrounded by snow flakes. It’s possible to dream of a white Christmas all
throughout the world!
The best thing about Christmas in Vanuatu is that it’s a
festivity that you can celebrate any way you wish! If you prefer to have a European-style luncheon, with Christmas
hats on the heads of all the guests and Xmas crackers adorning each plate, then that’s possible.
Spending Christmas in tropics can be a unique
holiday in Vanuatu at Christmas and attend Carols by Candlelight service
in Port Vila, where you can celebrate Christmas with locals.
Alternately, a picnic lunch of prawns, lobsters and fish accompanied
by cold pork, ham and salads while the kids can be off swimming or canoeing is a memorable way to spend your