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Where to stay in Vanuatu

Where to stay in Vanuatu

Deciding where to stay in Vanuatu is all about the experience you’re keen to enjoy. Most islands offer at least basic accommodation like village stays and family-run bungalows. If you’re seeking high-end resorts and the creature comforts of home, the best areas to stay in Vanuatu are probably Port Vila on Efate, and Luganville on Espiritu Santo. These precincts have long drawn the tourist crowd and offer a polished accommodation product. Head a little farther off the beaten track and you’ll find options like beachside bungalows and bures, along with private luxury islands like Bokissa and Erakor.

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  • Port Vila

    Port Vila offers the greatest range of places to stay in Vanuatu, with resorts lining the township's foreshore. Accommodation ranges from budget to high-end, and is popular due to its proximity to the nation's major airport. There are also a host of boutique and eco-friendly options just outside the township, with further major resorts located on the nearby islands of Iririki and Erakor.

  • Tanna Island

    Tanna features a selection of accommodation that varies from rustic beachside bungalows, and upmarket but small-scale resorts to treetop accommodation overlooking Mt Yasur. Although there is a variety of accommodation facilities, services can be basic and this just adds to the charm. Tanna is a spectacular destination where the accommodation provides further experience of the natural, volcanic surrounds.

  • Espiritu Santo Island

    The majority of Espiritu Santo's hotels and resorts are clustered around the main township of Luganville, but there are more authentic options to explore. These include village-style bungalows, beachside retreats, and easily accessible resorts on the nearby islands. Whatever your accommodation choice, Espiritu Santo is the opportunity to discover sensational diving, swimming and snorkelling set in stunning natural surrounds.

  • Pentecost Island

    Pentecost Island encourages visitors to get back to basics and explore an authentic island way of life. The accommodation here is limited but welcoming, comprising mainly family-run bungalows made of traditional materials. If you're intending to stay, it's a good idea to bring a few supplies, including drinking water, enough cash, and a gift for your accommodating hosts.

Frequently asked questions

When you're packing for a trip to Vanuatu, don't forget the essentials like your passport, visa, phone, chargers, camera, sunblock, some Vatu (currency) and the correct power adaptor. From there, we recommend packing a towel, plenty of bathing suits, insect repellent, a hat, flip flops, some walking shoes and a great book to enjoy as you relax by the water. 


Wherever you go in Vanuatu, you're bound to be blessed with rugged, isolated beaches, balmy nights with orange sunsets, rich cultural customs, friendly locals, lush vegetation and the chance to slow down and relax. With more than 80 islands, you can take your pick from quaint village visits, volcanic mountain ranges, cascading waterfalls, cerulean blue holes and picture-perfect beaches. Simply chat with a Flight Centre Travel Expert who can recommend the perfect Vanuatu holiday itinerary for you.


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Vanuatu's tropical climate is a haven for sun-seeking travellers all year round. If you're seeking out the best time to enjoy comfortably warm temperatures, blue skies, crystal clear waters and limited crowds, we recommend heading over anytime between April and October. 


Spend your days in Vanuatu swimming, snorkelling with colourful marine life and diving to ship wrecks, hiking through lush green rainforests, and snapping pictures in front of active volcanoes. History lovers can learn more about the rich Melanesian heritage and culture, while those needing some RnR can step into the slow lane with relaxing beach days and nights fueled by salty air and midday naps. 


At Flight Centre, we're well accustomed on how to reach maxo relaxo status and make the most of a trip to Vanuatu. Whether you are planning a diving expedition, a relaxing beachside stay with your fam, a romantic escape with your love or a chance to explore the volcanoes, the Travel Experts at Flight Centre can easily curate a Vanuatu holiday package to suit your needs.  


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