Guide to Vanuatu resorts and holidays


Vanuatu Islands, 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.

UPDATE ON CYCLONE PAM - The extent of Cyclone Pam damage to Vanuatu islands is still being assessed, although at this stage it looks like more populated Efate and Tanna islands have suffered more property damage. However, the outer islands are still inaccessible and are likely to have suffered a heavy damage, too. Port Vila streets and buildings are being cleared from debris. The aid packages continue to arrive from Australia, New Zealand and other countries, including the EU, USA and Japan. One of the problems is lack of drinking water.

If you have existing bookings with any of resorts in Vanuatu, contact your booking agent to discuss the alternative options. Most of the resorts have updates on ther Facebook profiles. Iririki resort will be closed until 31st March, to clean up and fully assess the damage. All their staff and members are safe and well, helping withe clean-up.

VANUATU ACTIVITIES - what to do on your holiday in Vanuatu
Fishing Golfing Diving Shopping Vanuatu island

Fishing - Vanuatu offers both reef and game fishing
Cruises - Vanuatu islands offer great cruise charters

Golfing - you will find several golf courses in Vila
Club Hippique - for the lovers of horseback riding
Diving - Vanuatu offers excellent diving spots
Snorkel - great coral reefs and sea life
Shopping - from Vila markets to duty free stores
Weddings - good honeymoon and wedding spots
Outer Islands - visit one of the outer islands
Land Dive - a unique Vanuatu experience
VANUATU ISLANDS - explore this great tropical islands archipelago
Ambrym island Efate island Epi island Malekula island Tanna island
Ambrym - home to Benbow and Marum active volcanoes Efate - home to Port Vila city and Vanuatu gateway with a lot to offer Epi island - enjoy the vast beauty of nature as well as surfing Malekula - offers pristine splendor and an array of local culture Tanna island - is one of the most popular Vanuatu islands

Discover Vanuatu islands and Port Vila town - Your Vanuatu Holiday &Travel Guide

  Vanuatu Travel News
Port Vila town

 Air Vanuatu Pentecost land diving packages and dates released for 2012
 Vanuatu featured on French-language Le Figaro Voyages website
 Volcanic Earth releases its new tour of Coconut oil products factory
The above and other Vanuatu travel updates in The Travel Bug newsletter
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  Vanuatu Resorts and Tours
Vanuatu music band Worawia Resort - family-style holiday island resort with modern facilities
Vanuatu Resorts - offer a variety of accommodation to suit any budget
Pango Motel - new Pango Green Motel opened near Breakas resort
Pele Island Tour - experience a true Pacific paradise on Pele Island
Efate Tours - compilation of the popular tours available on Efate island
  Port Vila Holiday Information
Port Vila Port VilaTown - the capital and the largest city in Vanuatu is the hub of shipping and transportation to other Vanuatu islands
Port Vila Attractions - from Bluewater Aquarium to Underwater Post Office
Port Vila Cafes - a guide to popular cafes and snack bars in Port Vila
Port Vila Restaurants - Port Vila city offers a great dining experience
  Vanuatu Islands Guide
Vanuatu islands Vanuatu Islands - most of Vanuatu island names came from James Cook
Island Hopping - your guide to fun and islands exploration in Vanuatu
Popular Islands - find out the most popular islands with the visitors
Solomon Islands - the third largest archipelago in the South Pacific
Fiji Islands - this South Pacific country offers unique mix of cultures
  Vanuatu Entertainment
Duty Free store in Port Vila Vanuatu Entertainment - plenty to se and do in and around Port Vila
Attractions - Port Vila and Vanuatu offer many unique sightseeing spots
Duty Free - you will find a variety of duty free shops in Port Vila, Vanuatu
Vanuatu Nightlife - you will find plenty of nightlife entertainment in Vila
Vanuatu Casinos - where are Casinos in Vanuatu and what do they offer
  Vanuatu Activities
Golf in Vanuatu

Vanuatu Activities - what to do and where to go on holiday in Vanuatu
Car Rentals - there are sevral car rental companies on Efate and Santo

Activities - there's something to do for everyone, on land and on water
Snorkelling - tours and gear rentals; Port Vila and Mele bay snorkelling
Surf in Vanuatu - where can you find good surfing spots around Vanuatu

  About Vanuatu
Cascades Waterfall

 Vanuatu offers the perfect blend of South Pacific charm and culture
 What's the true meaning of 'Vanuatu'? - see answer in
 Vanuatu Story
 Vanuatu - facts about Melanesia, population, language and provinces
 Banks and ATMs - guide to where to find banks and ATMs in Vanuatu

 Brief information about Vanuatu relocation and citizenship

  Vanuatu Holiday Guide
Vanuatu performers

  Vanuatu Guide - basic visitor information about Port Vila and Vanuatu
 There are many activities for visitors at Worawia and around Port Vila
 Entertainment - everything from kava tasting to Port Vila restaurants
 See our Downloads page for some useful, free, visitors' information
 Guests say it better than we do - see Worawia resort testimonials

  Vanuatu Photo Galleries

 Cascades Waterfall photos - see a top Vanuatu attraction in pictures
 Melanesian Feast Night gallery - performers, food, stories and more

 Vanuatu's capital Port Vila in photos, captured around the town streets
 Pictures of Vanuatu show the beauty and charm of this island paradise

 One of resorts listed on this site is Worawia, shown here in pictures
Vanuatu Weddings

Weddings in Vanuatu

As a popular holiday destination, Vanuatu offers a diverse choice of holiday options and activities. This includes having a wedding in Vanuatu, as many couples choose to do every year, mostly from Australia and New Zealand. Combine your wedding with a honeymoon, or even renew your vows.

Reasons to Visit Vanuatu in 2015

Five Reasons to Visit Vanuatu in 2015

As a great South Pacific holiday destination, Vanuatu has many attractions and places of interest. These tropical islands hide secluded swimming spots, pristine white sand beaches, natural landscapes, birdwatching places, active volcanoes, and more. There are also attractions such as music festivals and land diving.

Things to do in Vanuatu

Top Things To Do in Vanuatu

Vanuatu islands enjoy a slow pace of life, with an abundance of natural wonders, sites and places to see and tour. Efate, Santo and Tanna islands are the most popular, but you will find many others on this 83-island archipelago that offer something unique to see and enjoy, including birdwatching and dolphins spotting.


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. Looking for a cheap resort holiday? Book your room at Vanuatu resorts online.

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. Making your cheap holidays even more special is possible at Deal Checker!

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.

For the lovers of island holidays, South Pacific offers a great range of options to explore many island nations located throughout the South Pacific region. These include Fiji, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and Nauru, to name a few.

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.

Vanuatu resort accommodation

Whether you are visiting Vanuatu for business or pleasure, you will find Worawia resort offers convenient, budget accommodation for singles, couples, families, and groups. Stay in one of self-contained bungalows, or in Worawia's lodge rooms. Worawia guests tend to stay 7-10 days, while others enjoy the resort hospitality for 2 weeks or longer – getting additional discounts to already low accommodation prices.

Don’t forget the Last Minute Holiday Specials, should you decide to book your stay within 7 days from when you enquire. Whether you stay at Worawia for a few days or longer, be it a business or pleasure, we’ll always strive to offer you best deal available. If you’re visiting other Vanuatu islands, such as Santo, Tanna, Pentecost, or others, you will find Worawia Holiday Haven particularly convenient. Stay at Worawia for one night on your way to and one night on your way from other island(s) and they’ll also arrange free airport transfers for you, even if your flight is at midnight.

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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