Port Vila, the capital, is on the main island of Efate, where most of the commerce and tourism takes place and is the international gateway to Vanuatu.

Located within 10 minutes, two international airports, are set around a magnificent natural harbour offering stunning views of Iririki and Ifira islands, and a clear view all the way to Malapoa Point.


With an uncluttered newly opened Feiyawa seafront walkway and parkland, Port Vila is a signatory attraction in the region. It is fast becoming known as the gourmet capital of the South Pacific.


The potpourri of expatriate cultures is reflected in food styles served in over forty restaurants and cafes. Indulge in an American chilli dog or sip a cappuccino in one of the many outdoor cafés. To fill your picnic hamper, choose between an array of patés or salads from a French patisserie in any one of the excellent supermarkets.


In an atmosphere that is fun and laid back, nightlife in Vila has blossomed and caters, for all ages from resort hotels, nightclubs, to pubs, several casinos and more. Stroll along the waterfront, or darkened back streets late at night and feel safe. Passing locals are likely to wish you a soft ‘goodnight’, or perhaps strike up a friendly conversation.

Hotels In Efate and Port Vila

Eratap Beach Resort
Eratap beach resort is less than 20 minutes drive south-east of Port Vila. Situated on the most seaward peninsula of Eratap, six km off the main round-island road, we are just 30 minutes from Port Vila’s international airport making for a smooth transition between the plane and your villa. Set on Eratap beach with views out to the Big Island sits the resort’s restaurant. With lounge areas, bar, open verandah and terrace it is a great place to watch the day unfold or the sunset of an evening. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink, dine under the stars on the terrace or kick off your shoes and have a meal on the beach.
Iririki Island Resort
Iririki island resort & spa, "the jewel of the south pacific", set across 69 acres of spectacular tropical landscaped gardens with panoramic sea views. Offering a variety of accommodation options, from traditional fares to modern self-contained rooms and apartments with a balcony Jacuzzi, two outdoor swimming pools, a private beach. The luxurious Iririki Day Spa and Jewel Casino, Kids Club & an array of wining and dining options including Azure Restaurant and weddings, meetings and events facilities it is the ideal Island Resort destination for couples, families and events.
The Havannah Vanuatu
Catering to a maximum of 34 guests, The Havannah Vanuatu is an oasis of relaxation, cultural experiences and soft adventure inspired by the nature and way of life that surrounds it. The Havannah Vanuatu is a luxury retreat catering exclusively for adults. There are 17 luxurious, air-conditioned villas offering an enticing combination of style and comfort.

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