Welcome to Vanuatu

Vanuatu - holidays and toursDiscover for yourself what makes Vanuatu such an amazing destination – stunning scenery, incredibly friendly people with a fascinating culture, world-class accommodation that provides great comfort & value, plus much more: visit Vanuatu for an unforgettable vacation experience

With a perfect location in the South Pacific Ocean, Vanuatu is made of 83 islands – many of them uninhabited. The country has a proud history of welcoming visitors from near and far, and has earned it’s reputation as one of the most desirable holiday destinations in the world.

Vanuatu is the perfect place to visit if you want the beauty of a true tropical paradise and to experience new cultures. This country lies deep within the heart of the South Pacific and boasts surrounding volcanic islands that are absolutely breathtaking to see: it has some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.

Vanuatu vacation shots - sunset 1Vanuatu offers a relaxing holiday experience, delicious cuisine, and all the modern conveniences necessary to meet your every demand. Port Villa is the capital, and there you can join in on a variety of water sports, take a jungle tour, play golf, bush walk, sail, fish and do just about every outdoor activity imaginable. If you want something a little more adventurous, you can take a flight to the outer lying islands of the region. The islands each offer something different, but the hospitality will always be at its finest. Why not witness the volcanoes up close, by peering inside Mount Yasur  on Tanna Island.

Vanuatu holiday pictures - beach footprintsThe Pristine waters and exotic jungles make Vanuatu unlike any other place on earth. Champagne beach is absolutely stunning, and is perfect for a romantic getaway. If you want the experience of a lifetime, visit Pentecost Island in the spring season to get a glimpse at local tribesman jumping from bamboo towers with vines tied around their ankles. Nature lovers will be thrilled with all that Vanuatu has to offer. If you want an afternoon of fun and relaxation, take a walk on the beach to gaze at the miles of colorful coral reefs or visit wartime wrecks including that of the President Coolidge. You can even take a tour of the beautiful tropical rainforests.

Water lovers come from far and wide to experience Vanuatu. You can dive in crystal clear waters, or take a canoe trip around the islands. If you want a day of peace and quiet, simply pack a picnic lunch and enjoy eating it near the cascading waterfalls. If you need refreshed there are many freshwater pools nearby. Vanuatu is truly a paradise. The islands offer wedding and honeymoon packages for lovers who want the ultimate getaway to begin their lives together. Your Vanuatu wedding will be absolutely magical in every aspect.

Vanuatu holidays - shot of a waterfallVanuatu offers much more than a vacation. It offers an experience that you will never forget. A good range of travel packages are available, and you can usually find considerable discounts on hotels or the various activities that are offered. Stay at a resort or rent a bungalow next to the tranquil blue waters and white sandy beaches.

This vacation hotspot also boasts having some of the best fishing in the world. Sailfish and blue marlin are abundant in the area, and it is every fisherman’s dream. Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend with your partner or a family vacation experience, Vanuatu has something to offer for everyone. Packages are available for virtually every budget, so book now for the holiday of a lifetime!

Visas for Vanuatu
Visas to enter Vanuatu are not required of nationals of Commonwealth and European countries, Norway, South Korea, Switzerland, USA, Japan, Fiji, and Philippines. However, entry and visa requirements are subject to change so get regular updates.

Vanuatu’s climate is varied. In the months between April to October, the average temperature is 23C. From November to March, in the wetter Summer season, temperatures average at 28C. Light and casual clothing is recommended, although very revealing pieces (and swimwear) should not be worn in public areas. Be sure to protect yourself at dusk and dawn from insect bites by covering up.

Vanuatu’s currency is the Vatu. Exchange rate as of September 2012 is 1 US Dollar = 91 Vatu. Most hotels accept major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. Foreign currency is readily transacted in trading banks such as ANZ, Westpac, and National Bank of Vanuatu, open from Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 3:00 pm.

Port Vila and Santo have hospital facilities, if you plan to visit the outer islands, anti-malarial precautions are recommended. Always consult your physician for the best medical and health precautions to be taken.