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Holidays in Vanuatu

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Top hotels in Vanuatu

Turtle Bay Lodge
Turtle Bay Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Turtle Bay, Espiritu Santo
The price is NZ$151 per night from 6 Nov. to 7 Nov.
4.1/5Very Good! (76 reviews)

"Caught in a cyclone so miserable throughout!! I am sure it is beautiful without the rain"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb. 2020

Turtle Bay Lodge
Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu
Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu
4 out of 5
Tassiriki Park, Port Vila, Efate
Free cancellation
The price is NZ$276 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.
4.2/5Excellent! (192 reviews)
it was ok

"We were coming for meetings with the other missionaries in the area and our meetings were being hosted at the hotel. We’d been told how epic the hotel was so we paid to stay there vs staying somewhere less expensive. It was alright. We were greeted with a traditional custom greeting when we arrived ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2020

Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu
Warwick Le Lagon - Vanuatu
Warwick Le Lagon - Vanuatu
4.5 out of 5
Elluk Road Off Kumul Highway, Erakor Lagoon, Port Vila, Efate
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$308 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
4.2/5Excellent! (717 reviews)

"great place on the water, property should have free shuttle to and from airport and free wifi"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Warwick Le Lagon - Vanuatu
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vanuatu Holiday

Find the world’s most accessible active volcano, scenic tropical beaches, fascinating local culture and fantastic diving at this southwest Pacific Ocean archipelago Vanuatu offers a beautiful island escape, with a stunning coastline, lush forests and waterfalls, fantastic adventure tours and a thriving local culture. Explore the island provinces by boat to experience breathtaking coastal scenery or by land to immerse yourself in the country’s fascinating cultural heritage. See ancient villages and traditional ceremonies and dances. Discover the fertile earth and lush rainforests at the base of a spectacular active volcano. Scuba dive or snorkel along magnificent reefs and eerie shipwrecks. Begin your trip in exciting Port Vila on the island of Efate. This colonial city features a fantastic cultural centre and several markets selling delicious local produce and authentic handicrafts.

Head to the island of Tanna to find a paradise of tropical rainforests and majestic mountains. This island is home to Mount Yasur, one of the world’s most accessible active volcanoes. Trek through the forest and across the plains to climb up the volcano mountainside and peer into the smoking crater. Tanna also features a magnificent soccer-field-sized banyan tree and stunning marine and wildlife sanctuaries. Discover cascading waterfalls and steaming hot springs. See Tannese customary dances and rituals. Snorkel along a colourful coral reef.

Experience unique cultures on Malekula, an island filled with rich cultural heritage. Explore coconut groves or navigate around the island by speedboat or canoe.

On Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu’s largest island, find lush jungle, rivers coursing through caves, mountainous peaks and bright-blue lagoons. This island is a hotspot for divers and has a fascinating shipwreck just offshore.

Visit Vanuatu’s Pentecost Island in April and May to experience naghol, the island’s breathtaking land-diving custom. See local islanders leaping from a rickety wooden tower with only two vines fastened to their ankles each Saturday, as a ritual to ensure a good yam harvest.

Vanuatu is an archipelago in the southwest Pacific Ocean. Visit Vanuatu outside of July to December to avoid peak tourism season. The climate is more humid in January to June, with some tropical storms. Reach Vanuatu by plane to Port-Vila International Airport and Luganville Airport, or by cruise ship. Domestic planes, ferries, buses and taxis all serve the archipelago.

Frequently asked questions

Q: Which airports can I fly in to for a holiday to Vanuatu?
A: There are two major airports in Vanuatu which service the bulk of the flights into and out of the country:
  • Port Vila (VLI-Bauerfield): 155 international flights per month.
  • Luganville (SON-Santo-Pekoa Intl.): 4 international flights per month.
Q: What are the most popular types of hotels for a holiday to Vanuatu?
A: There’s no shortage of choice when it comes to accommodation in Vanuatu. The most popular places are hotels. But if that doesn’t quite suit, you can also choose from hotel resorts, guest houses, private holiday homes and much, much more.
Q: What does a Vanuatu holiday booking with Expedia include?
A: You can start by securing your hotel, car and flight. Lock in as much or as little as you want. Next comes the more exciting stuff — booking fun activities and epic adventures. With a ton of options to choose from, organising your upcoming getaway in Vanuatu will be a piece of cake.
Q: What is the best way to save money on my holiday to Vanuatu?
A: One of the simplest ways to save money is to bundle everything with Expedia. Flights, Hotels and Car Rentals can be made into a package deal — and by doing this, you’ll save some time as well. Keep this in mind before making your booking.