Vanuatu Resorts | Vanuatu Islands | Vanuatu Holiday Accommodation
Page: Vanuatu Resort - Family holiday accommodation Port Vila

Resort Vanuatu

Family styled holiday island resort with modern conveniences, a taste of Melanesian culture and many close-by tourist attractions

We are more like family...

images/Worawia-staff-150.jpg
Worawia resort staff

That’s providing your family’s forever cheerful and always ready to help in any way possible to make you comfortable.

Even though everyone at Worawia resort may seem a little shy at first, they are always eager to ensure you have a pleasant stay as soon as you arrive. You will receive a complimentary drink upon your arrival to the resort and after the check in, you will be escorted to your bungalow by our friendly staff.

‘Good Harbour’ resort

images/Port-Vila-harbour-150.jpg
Port Vila harbour

Worawia Holiday Haven is one of the very few Ni-Vanuatu inspired and built Vanuatu bungalows. ‘Ni-Vanuatu’ is what the local people of Vanuatu call themselves. Worawia (which means ‘Good Harbour’ in the local language) was a long-time dream of hosts, Saipir and Alice Solomon. After years of hard work and never losing their vision, it became a reality in 1999 with the assistance and support of a small private group of overseas patrons. Since late 2004 there has been a change of management and ownership / partnership arrangements at the resort and it is now being run jointly by expatriate manager/partners and Saipir and Alice Solomon, with the help from 12 hand-picked local staff.

Traditionally styled bungalows with modern facilities

images/Worawia-resort150.jpg
Worawia resort bungalows

This “Mini Resort” or Lodge offers guests a unique blend of traditional exterior and surrounding structure and exposure to village culture. This is combined with self- contained, modern interior designed 'fares' or bungalows decorated in local traditional woven bamboo walls, with glass-louvred windows, exposed ceiling beams and polished wooden floors. Cooled by ceiling fans, these self-contained bungalows have a fully self-contained kitchenette, dining setting, and a double bedroom. The Family 3-bedroom large bungalow sleeps up to 6 persons; 2 Regular bungalows cater for 3 or 4 persons, while the fourth, the Honeymooners bungalow specially caters for honeymoon couples or singles or couples wanting a get away from the stress of everyday living for a week or two. Recently added spacious 4-room Dormitory offers bed & breakfast for groups of up to 16 persons.

Conference room and convenience store

images/Smol-stoa-150.jpg
Convenience store

The main reception area houses Alice's Eatery, a small conference/meeting room (which doubles as TV room in the evening) and the 'Smol Stoa' convenience store which sells basic food, drinks and personal items, as well as hand-crafted souvenirs. International phone and fax is available and an internet kiosk is being made available from 2006 onwards. Also from 2006 onwards, Worawia is now the official Community Postal Agency for Mele and Mele-Maat area, selling postage stamps and post cards. Mail collection and receipt services are also available, provided on a regular basis by Vanuatu Post Ltd. More products and services such as Telecom Vanuatu Ltd. phonecards and public phone booth are earmarked for implementation in 2006. Other services may also become available during the course of 2006. Watch this space for further updates!

images/Port-Vila-golf-club-150.jpg
Port Vila Golf & Country Club course

Tour desk

The reception desk can book tours, activities and inter-island flights, and also arrange fishing, watersports, snorkeling, scuba diving and even a round of golf at the adjacent 18-hole Port Vila Golf & Country Club, where the Vanuatu Open Golf Tournament is held every year.

Swimming pool and bar

images/Worawia-pool-bar-150.jpg
Resort pool and bar

The swimming pool features a swim-up pool bar serving snacks, drinks and cocktails. It’s surrounded by green lawn with poolside furniture and plenty of room where kids can play under the watchful eye of their parents. Child-minding service (at a small cost) is also available. A recent new addition of a hut (Nakamal) with a gas barbecue adds to the pool atmosphere.

Nearby attractions

images/Walk-to-Cascades-150.jpg
Cascades waterfall bridge

Worawia and Hideaway Cove long sandy beaches with their grey volcanic sand, are located just a few minutes walk away. The Cascades Waterfalls are 5-minute drive down the road, featuring cascaded rockpools and waterfalls. Don’t forget to bring you sandals; so that you can spend a whole day bushwalking, hill claiming and swimming in clear cool coral rock pools.

Or stroll down the road and visit the Botanical Gardens, to learn more about the local flora and fauna, as well as many and varied local culture and customs from different islands. For something different, visit the nearby horse-riding ranch.

images/Worawia-outdoor-150.jpg
Resort outdoor seating

'Alice’s Eatery'

After a hard day of activities, you can place an order at Alice’s Eatery, to dine at our friendly open air Nakamal Hut by the poolside at our resort. The menu mixes Melanesian and international flavours, while house specialty is Alice’s Island Curry. You can also order your meals at reception for delivery to your bungalow.

Port Vila attractions

images/Port-Vila-markets-150.jpg
Port Vila markets

Or go exploring some of the many local restaurants in Port Vila. Our staff will be happy to recommend many different, waterfront and hillside restaurants, from Chinese to French, from Italian to Aussie.

While in town, visit the local 24-hour green market, take a leisurely walk along the waterfront in town, lounge in the park overlooking the harbour, or enjoy drinks, music and dance at one of the many night bars in town.

images/Duty-free-shop-150.jpg
Duty Free shop in Port Vila

During the day, do your shopping at many duty free shops, or visit some of the landmark local buildings around the town and enjoy the town and harbour sights from many different vantage points around the town’s hillsides.

There are several grocery supermarkets in town, a post office, local National Bank of Vanuatu branch, as well as ANZ and Westpac branches, with several ATM’s around the town.

Authentic Melanesian Feast Night

images/Feast-night-performers-150.jpg
Feast night performers

Every Thursday night, for a taste of the indigenous culture, look no further than Solo’s authentic Melanesian Feast Night. You will learn about the local village people history and customs, dine on buffet style ‘earth oven’ cooked local specialties, sample kava, and be entertained by traditional dances and music. You will enjoy the company of the guests from many other resorts in and around Port Vila, who come to Worawia every Thursday especially for the Feast Night.

Visit us soon and you will experience our family-style hospitality and friendly service, whereby you will quickly become reluctant to leave and will understand why our guests are full of praise and keep coming back.

  WORAWIA RESORT IN VANUATU

images/Worawia-resort120.jpg
Resort

images/Worawia-Resort-Mele-120.jpg
Worawia

images/Front-desk-120.jpg
Facilities

images/Plan-resort-120.jpg
Floorplan
images/Worawia-resort-bungalows-120.jpg
Bungalows
images/Bungalow1-exterior-120.jpg
Bungalow One
images/Bungalow2-exterior-120.jpg
Bungalow Two
images/Bungalow3-exterior-120.jpg
Bungalow Three
images/Bungalow4-exterior-120.jpg
Bungalow Four
images/Lodge-exterior-120.jpg
Lodge
images/Worawia-rack-rates-120.jpg
Rack Rates

images/Bookings-100.jpg

Bookings

images/icon_flower2.jpeg


Home
Resorts
   Benjor Beach Club
   Blue Pango Motel
   Breakas Beach Resort
   Chantillys On the Bay
   Deco Stop Lodge
   Erakor Island Resort
   Hideaway Island Resort
   Iririki Island Resort
   Mangoes Resort
   The Melanesian
   Nguna Beach Resort
   Sunrise Bungalows
   Toa Palms Bungalows
   White Grass Ocean Resort
   Worawia Resort
Accommodation
   All Inclusive Packages
   Pango Green Motel
   Places to Stay in Vanuatu
   Tanna Bungalows
   Vanuatu Family Resorts
   Vanuatu Resorts Serenity
   Wellness Centres
Activities
   Backpacking Vanuatu
   Best Diving Spots
   Car Rentals Vanuatu
   Duty-Free Shops
   Fishing and Cruises
   Golfing in Vanuatu
   Horseback Riding
   Snorkeling Vanuatu
   Surfing in Vanuatu
   Vanuatu Diving
   Vanuatu Fishing
   Vanuatu Sailing
   Wedding in Vanuatu
Attractions
   Annual Swims Vanuatu
   Bluewater Island Aquarium
   Cascades Waterfall
   Ekasup Village
   Eton Beach
   Land Dive Pentecost
   Outer Islands Vanuatu
   Port Vila Golf and Country Club
   Underwater Post Office
   Vanuatu Volcanos
Entertainment
   Casinos in Vanuatu
   Nightlife of Vanuatu
   Vanuatu Festivals
   Vanuatu Weddings
Port Vila
   Port Vila About
   Port Vila Attractions
   Port Vila Cafes
   Port Vila Duty Free
   Port Vila Markets
   Port Vila Restaurants
   Port Vila Snorkeling
   Port Vila Town
   Port Vila Vacation
Vanuatu
   Vanuatu Facts
   Vanuatu Story
   Vanuatu Attractions
   Vanuatu Christmas
   Vanuatu Flights
   Vanuatu Relocation
   Family Getaway
   Island of Efate
   Things To Do
   Plan Trip to Vanuatu
   South Pacific
   Visit Vanuatu
Vanuatu Activities
Vanuatu Guide
Vanuatu Islands
   Island Hopping
   Popular Islands
   Ambae Island
   Ambrym Island
   Aneityum Island
   Bokissa Island
   Efate Island
   Emae Island
   Epi Island
   Erromango Island
   Espiritu Santo
   Inyeug Island
   Lelepa Island
   Malekula Island
   Nguna Island
   Pentecost Island
   Tanna Island
Vanuatu Nightlife
   Kava Tasting
   Melanesian Feast
   Vanuatu Bars
   Vanuatu Nightclubs
   Vanuatu Restaurants
   Vanuatu Casinos
   Australia Top Casinos
   South Pacific Casinos
Vanuatu Tours
   Diving Excursions
   Efate Tours
   Fishing Charters
   Pele Island Tour
Vanuatu Banking
   Banks and ATMs
   Banking in Vanuatu
   Currency Exchange
Photo Galleries
   Cascades Waterfall
   Feast Night gallery
   Port Vila photos
   Vanuatu photos
   Resort gallery
   Worawia Floorplans
   Christmas Greetings
Resort
   Worawia
   Facilities
   Floorplan
   Bungalows
   Family Bungalow
   Bungalow 2
   Bungalow 3
   Bungalow 4
   Lodge
   Rates
About
Bookings
Contact
Downloads
Guestbook
Submit Articles
Updates
Videos
Newsletter
   The Travel Bug
   Newsletters Map
   Newsletter Downloads
   ESTA Report
Archive
   2005 Archive
   Travel Bug 1
   Travel Bug 2
   Travel Bug 3
   Travel Bug 4
   Travel Bug 5
   Travel Bug 6
   Travel Bug 7
   Travel Bug 8
   Travel Bug 9
   2006 Archive
   Travel Bug 10
   Travel Bug 11
   Travel Bug 12
   Travel Bug 13
   Travel Bug 14
   Travel Bug 15
   Travel Bug 16
   Travel Bug 17
   Travel Bug 18
   Travel Bug 19
   Travel Bug 20
   Travel Bug 21
   Travel Bug 22
   2007 Archive
   Travel Bug 23
   Travel Bug 24
   Travel Bug 25
   Travel Bug 26
   Travel Bug 27
   Travel Bug 28
   Travel Bug 29
   Travel Bug 30
   Travel Bug 31
   Travel Bug 32
   Travel Bug 33
   Travel Bug 34
   2008 Archive
   Travel Bug 35
   Travel Bug 36
   Travel Bug 37
   Travel Bug 38
   Travel Bug 39
   Travel Bug 40
   Travel Bug 41
   Travel Bug 42
   Travel Bug 43
   Travel Bug 44
   Travel Bug 45
   Travel Bug 46
   2009 Archive
   Travel Bug 47
   Travel Bug 48
   Travel Bug 49
   Travel Bug 50
   Travel Bug 51
   Travel Bug 52
   Travel Bug 53
   Travel Bug 54
   Travel Bug 55
   Travel Bug 56
   Travel Bug 57
   Travel Bug 58
   2010 Archive
   Travel Bug 59
   Travel Bug 60
   Travel Bug 61
   Travel Bug 62
   Travel Bug 63
   Travel Bug 64
   Travel Bug 65
   Travel Bug 66
   Travel Bug 67
   Travel Bug 68
   Travel Bug 69
   Travel Bug 70
   2011 Archive
   Travel Bug 71
   Travel Bug 72
   Travel Bug 73
   Travel Bug 74
   Travel Bug 75
   Travel Bug 76
   Travel Bug 77
   Travel Bug 78
   Travel Bug 79
   Travel Bug 80
   Travel Bug 81
   Travel Bug 82
   2012 Archive
   Travel Bug 83
Travel links
Other links

Home
Resorts
Accommodation
Activities
Attractions
Entertainment
Port Vila
Vanuatu
Vanuatu Activities
Vanuatu Guide
Vanuatu Islands
Vanuatu Nightlife
Vanuatu Tours
Vanuatu Banking
Photo Galleries
Resort
About
Bookings
Contact
Downloads
Guestbook
Submit Articles
Updates
Videos
Newsletter
Archive
Travel links
Other links
Link to us
Privacy Policy