Port Vila Holidays and Resorts
As the capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila
is the gateway to this country, no matter where you go to any of Vanuatu islands. The town is located on Efate
island, where you will find most of what Vanuatu offers.
You will find here information on
various accommodation places, mostly in Port Vila, but also on other islands of Vanuatu. There are hotels, resorts,
lodges and bungalows, all available for holiday accommodation. You can also find what activities are popular in Port Vila and
Vanuatu islands, including some of the popular attractions on these tropical islands in the South
Holidays and Accommodation in Port Vila,
Port Vila Holiday Guide
The largest and capital city of Vanuatu, Port Vila is sprawled around
a beautiful harbour, nestled in tropical trees. The area enjoys a tropical climate, so you can
holiday here at any time of the year. The town grew around native settlements, but there's also
French and British colonial influence, which gives the place a distinct feel. Native Bislama
language is spoken, as well as French and English.
Port Vila Accommodation
As one would expect of Vanuatu's top destination, Port Vila abounds
with holiday accommodation choices. There are traditional bungalows, budget motels, popular
resorts, and modern hotels. All these holiday places provide travel packages that cater for all
kinds of budgets and family and group requirements. You will often get your meals and some of
holiday activities all included in your holiday package.
Activities in Port Vila
When you holiday in
Vanuatu you have the option of simply having a laid back holiday, or filling your days with
sightseeing and any number of other activities you enjoy. You will find plenty of holiday
activities available in Port Vila, including diving, daytime and moonlight cruises, scuba
diving, shopping, golfing,
fishing, and snorkeling. Boat charter and car rentals are available.
Port Vila Attractions
There are countless attractions throughout Vanuatu and its islands.
As the top Vanuatu destination, Port Vila offers numerous attractions. It's a great place to
explore the town and enjoy the harbour views, as well as visit local restaurants, cafes and bars.
But you should make at least one trip to the local markets in Port Vila town centre, where you
will find local goods, souvenirs and handicrafts.
Port Vila Bungalows
Port Vila has built an enormous amount of history and culture. These
traditions make it an ideal place to provide the authentic style of holiday accommodation that's
popular throughout Vanuatu and other Pacific Islands. This traditional style of housing has been
adopted by many holiday resorts in Port Vila. Vistors to Vanuatu find this type of holiday
accommodation comfortable and cozy.
This South Pacific island archipelago
is home to one of the most diverse island cultures. Although influenced by Europeans due to its
colonial past, Melanesian people have preserved their unique way of life and the traditional
customs. Speckled with a variety of beaches, resorts, and villages, Vanuatu offers a great holiday
experience when you venture inland to acquaint yourself with the locals.
This South Pacific island paradise is an archipelago of 83 islands. The main
administrative island is Efate, while the largest is Espiritu Santo. In addition to these
islands, there are many others, large and small, that are popular and unique in what they offer.
Get more information on some of the best known and most popular of Vanuatu islands, what they offer
and their unique attractions and activities.
As the gateway to Vanuatu and its main
island, Efate island offers numerous ways to enjoy your holiday stay in Vanuatu. The island is
home to Port Vila city, Vanuatu's capital and the largest town. Thanks to the deep water bay, Port Vila is
a shipping and travel hub, visited by a number of South Pacific cruise ships. You will find though
that there is a lot more to Efate than just Port Vila.
Located in Mele Village, just outside of Port Vila, this family resort was a popular 3-star holiday
accommodation with numerous visitors, for more than 10 years. It was partially refurbished in 2009,
but as of late it has been on the market. Featuring swimming pool with swim-up pool bar, Worawia
was also home to one of the most popular Melanesian feast nights, with authentic local dancers and
If you want to truly aquaint yourself with Vanuatu, there's no better way than by viewing our photo
galleries, short of coming to Vanuatu. There are 5 galleries, featuring Worawia resort, Port Vila
town and Vanuatu. Each gallery will give you an insight of the local lifestyle, culture and
customs. Not to mention some of great sightseeing spots and holiday attractions around this great
tropical island paradise.
A Tropical Paradise
A warm and friendly holiday atmosphere is
what awaits you in Vanuatu, with traditional Melanesian hospitality. This island archipelago is a popular holiday
destination for visitors from around the world. Come and enjoy the relaxed, easy-going local lifestyle, tropical
climate and an authentic South Pacific charm.
Vanuatu is only a short distance from Australia's
east coast, and a short flight away. Air
Vanuatu, Air New Zealand and Qantas provide regular flights, including travel packages, from Australia and New
Zealand to Vanuatu. There are also air
connections from other South Pacific islands, including Nauru and New Caledonia.
Public transport is readily available in Port Vila in blue mini buses,
which are usually cheaper than the local taxi services, as expected. So, no matter where you stay in Port Vila,
you will probably have acces to public transport.
This busy harbour town offers the usual hassle and bustle of a popular holiday destination. You
will find watefront restaurants and bars, duty free shops, cafes, souvenir shops, banks, tour shops, car
rental places, sightseeing, local markets and supermarkets. There are also other specialty shops and the
local Chinatown area.
The amazing number of cultures that have come
together in Port Vila makes food service available throughout the entire day. Just when an American breakfast hour
ends, a French or European coffee hour will begin, and just as one dinner hour is winding down another will barely
have begun. Afterwards it's time to visit one of Port Vila night bars, or even try your luck at one of Port
Vila's two casinos - the Club 21 Limited, or the Palms Casino.
Port Vila Budget
If you're looking for a stress-free holiday break, then you will find resorts and motels located
around the harbour hills and on the outskirts of town. A Port Vila holiday accommodation, without staying in Port Vila, while enjoying all that
Vanuatu has to offer. Many of these lodges and apartments cater for the budget minded
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With over 80 islands that make up Vanuatu
archipelago, there could be stories wrtitten about them, even if one only chose those that are best
known. Instead we have selected a handful of the most popular ones, to introduce you to the island
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Water Activities in Vanuatu
If you are an active person who likes different
activities on your holiday, you will find many options available in Port Vila and Vanuatu. This is
particularly true for water based activities in this true tropical paradise. These include
parasailing and catamaran sailing, as well as other water activities on the
This tropical island destination is a magnet
for many visitors from around the world. Indeed, many tourists and families enjoy what Vanuatu
offers in terms of laidback atmosphere and activities that are more popular with adventure
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Best Cuisines in Port
Your holiday in Port Vila wouldn't be complete
without sampling some of the best international cuisine available at restaurants in the town. For a
relatively small town, Port Vila offers a variety of international dishes that will appeal to many
taste buds. Find out where you can try different cuisines in the Vanuatu capital.