Known for stunning landscapes with an active volcano, Vanuatu’s largest lake and the highest waterfall, these islands brilliant for adventure seekers.

The Torres Group are Vanuatu’s northernmost islands. Geographically, the group lies north and west of the Solomon Islands. As with all of Vanuatu, the main islands are volcanic in origin. The Torres islands feature four islets, Hiu, Tegua, Loh and Toga.


The Banks are the northernmost islands just below Torres. As with all of Vanuatu, the main islands are volcanic in origin with active volcanoes. The Banks islands make up the following three island groups.
Maewo boasts dense forests and most beautiful rivers and waterfalls spread across the entire Island enabling local prawn farming and water taro gardening as the primary day to day activity for the inhabitants of Maewo.
Epi is a peaceful island with beautiful white sandy coves, and several black sand beaches, and inshore reefs. The interior is the rugged terrain of recent volcanic activity covered with lush rainforest. There are several small lakes where you can fish and swim and have a chance to see wild birds, wild pigs, and cows.


Ambae is exceptionally beautiful, and its legendary disappearing act is quite real. When seen from the East coast of Santo, the Island displays itself as a bright blue pyramid rising from the ocean in the early morning light. But when the sun climbs higher, the Island quickly disappears behind a glare of sea haze.
Erromango is part of the Vanuatu rain forests ecoregion. Lying within the East Melanesian Islands biogeographic region, this dense evergreen forest covers nearly three-quarters of the windward or eastern side. At the same time, a combination of grassland and woodland occupies the northwest. Cloud forests exist at higher elevations here as much of the vegetation is secondary growth.


Aneityum’s white sandy beaches and coconut trees are the ideal images of paradise. Mystery Island is a pristine marine ecosystem protected for over a decade. Swim with fish turtles, and stingrays, and explore some of the healthiest marine life in the archipelago. Here there are no roads or much urban development, making the Island a playground for nature lovers. Bird watching, forest walks, waterfalls, orchid and flower walks, and mountain top views of the coast and interior of the Island–are welcome respites from the stresses of urban life.

Hotels In Other Vanuatu Islands

Ratua Island Resort
Vanuatu's little island paradise known as Ratua Island Resort & Spa. Set amongst 146 acres of lush tropical gardens, private beaches, lagoons, and coral reefs, Ratua Island offers barefoot eco-luxe experience, enchanting accommodation, an over-water day spa, a yacht club, and superb organic dining. It is the perfect place to unwind while having easy access to all the cultural and natural wonders of Vanuatu at your doorstep.

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