Some of you have been to Vanuatu and LOVE it! Others are yet to discover it and are thinking Where in the world is Vanuatu? The name sounds exotic, mysterious, and full of adventure. But if it occurs to you that the name Vanuatu doesn’t conjure up the same familiarity as other familiar island chains, like Hawaii, Figi and the Samoas there is good reason for that. It was not christened an island nation until it attained its independence as its own Republic until July 30th, 1980.
Since then it has asserted itself into the world’s consciousness as one of the few places on earth where you can literally travel back in time to a world where the locals are content to live without any of the modern technology we all have accustomed to, a place unchanged and unaffected by the world around them. So, when you’re ready to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life stay in Vanuatu can reap you many rewards with many places to stay that are ready to make you feel at home.
The capital city of Vanuatu is a wonderful place to visit:Port Vila. Located on Efate, an island off the coast of Vanuatu, Port Vila has much to offer for tourists and holiday-makers. Here you will find an entire host of tourist shops, galleries and restaurants to entertain you. The Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu and Iririki Island Resort as well asthe Warwick le Lagon Resort and Spa where you can enjoy a lovely view from your room and relax or recuperate until you are ready for your next adventure. From these two locations, you can enjoy a pleasant round of golf, visit museums and take dozens of tours that can take you back through the time portal to a location where the everyday stresses of life do not exist.
Espiritu Santo is the largest island in Vanuatu. Your home here is the Bokissa Private Island Resort where you can use it as a jump off point to either the wild, mountainous region or the eastern coast. If you take the east-coast road, you can stop at the Ri Ri River Blue Hotels where you can meet locals to take you on a dug-out canoe so you can go exploring.
This island nation located in the South Pacific is made up of 82 islands that make up a 500 mile stretch about 600 miles west of Fiji. Whether you stay in a Resort & Spa or a private island resort you will find some great locations where you can enjoy the luxuries from home and at the same time experience the exciting adventures of the locals.
A perfect island resort will give you the best of both worlds. Staying at a Vanuatu Resort provides you with all the comforts and amenities of home but will also put you on the precipice where you can jump off and explore all the many facets of local life at the same time. So, when you are looking for something exciting and off the beaten path to do, take some time and visit one of the newest island nations of Oceana. You will find it is one of the only few places around where you can live in both worlds.
If you’d like more information on Vanuatu Resorts, please contact us – we’d be happy to help. Our staff know Vanuatu very well (some of our Australian staff have even lived there before) so you’ve come to the right place if you need help with Vanuatu!