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24 Best beaches in Vanuatu

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Vanuatu, Aneityum, Mystery island, beach, trees
Mystery island (Inyeug) is a small paradise islet located near the large Aneityum island in Vanuatu. Once a few days, cruise ship makes a stop here, and hundreds of tourists head to the beach (walk a little to find an uncrowded spot). The rest of time, there is no a living soul on the island. In addition to the beach vacation, the main attractions are local crafts market, as well as swimming with sea turtles and snorkeling. / read more » /
Rating: 8.9 (24 votes)

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Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Port Olry beach
Port Olry is the best beach on Espiritu Santo island in Vanuatu. It has white sand and palms hanging over the water, as well as the azure lagoon with comfortable swimming in a calm water and snorkelling with sea turtles. During the low tide, it is possible to walk to the nearest islets of Malet and Malmas. And after all, you will get such pleasant bonuses like complete seclusion, good restaurants with cheap lobsters and cozy charm of the French speaking village. / read more » /
Rating: 8.7 (9 votes)
Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Lonnoc beach, cruise ship
Lonnoc is a beach in the Hog Harbor of Espiritu Santo island, Vanuatu. This is a great place with low key and laid back feeling, as well as with canonical tropical scenery. There is also good snorkeling near the coast, - especially at the left and at the right of the bay. / read more » /
Rating: 8.6 (2 votes)
Vanuatu, Efate, Pele island, beach
Pele is a small island just to the north of Efate in Vanuatu. The northwest beach is one of the best in the country - with white sand, palms, clear water, and laid back after all of that. This is a great place to feel the "real" Vanuatu, if you don't want to get to the outer islands. / read more » /
Rating: 8.5 (8 votes)
Vanuatu, Efate, Kakula island, beach
Kakula is a small private island in the north of Efate island, Vanuatu. It was a luxury resort for US$45K per night, but the project failed. Now the main building is abandoned, while the entire coast is full of beautiful trees. So the island has become even better. There is also a reef nearby, as well as a lagoon with superb diving. / read more » /
Rating: 8.5 (26 votes)
Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Champagne Beach
Champagne Beach is the most popular beach in the island of Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. This is the major stop for cruise liners. So the beach is empty, when there is no ship in the bay. Small entrance fee is applied. The place is beautiful - with soft white sand, large trees and smooth entry into the water. There is a good snorkeling as well. / read more » /
Rating: 8.5 (26 votes)
Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Aore island, beach
Aore is a laid back island near Luganville - the main town of Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu. The key features are great diving and snorkeling. However, the beaches are also good, and diverse as well, - unlike some smaller islets located around. Thus, you will have the opportunity to make lonely walks along the coast, choosing a new beach every day. / read more » /
Rating: 8.3 (10 votes)
Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Bokissa island, white sand beach
Bokissa is a private island in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. All the west coast is a beautiful sandy beach with a lot of trees, while the great snorkeling starts right from the shore. This is a pleasant place for those looking for a relaxed and secluded spot. / read more » /
Rating: 8.3 (7 votes)
Vanuatu, Efate, Eratap beach
Eratap is a hotel beach near Port Vila on Efate island in Vanuatu. Everything is cozy and well maintained, and there is a beautiful uninhabited island nearby. However, this is not quite a perfect beach. The landscape is far from the canonical tropical paradise, while the ugly rocky bottom is exposed during the low tide. / read more » /
Rating: 8.3 (1 vote)
Vanuatu, Efate, Eton beach, creek
Eton is a wild beach in the south-east of Efate island, Vanuatu. It is possible swim in a sheltered shallow lagoon or in a creek. The place is beautiful and very good both children, as well as for adults. There is a small entrance fee, which depends on the mood of locals. / read more » /
Rating: 8.3 (14 votes)
Vanuatu, Efate, Havannah beach
Havannah is a beach near Port Vila on Efate island in Vanuatu. Good sandy beach can be found only near the cape at The Havannah luxury resort. All other places have rocky bottom with a lot of seagrass. The beach is protected from the ocean by Moso island, so there are no strong waves. But on the other hand, the view of the sea is not very spectacular. / read more » /
Rating: 8.2 (12 votes)
Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Ratua island
Ratua is a small private islet in the south of Espiritu Santo island, Vanuatu. The beaches are pretty good with clear water, but below average standards of Vanuatu. As for the snorkeling and diving, these are just perfect here. / read more » /
Rating: 8.2 (4 votes)
Vanuatu, Efate, Lelepa island, beach
Lelepa is a small island near Gideons Landing of Efate Island, Vanuatu. Few episodes of Survivor reality show were shot here, which attracts many tourists. However, the island's beaches are rather mediocre even by the standards of Vanuatu, so it is best to get here with a package daily tour. / read more » /
Rating: 8.2 (10 votes)
Vanuatu, Efate, Blue Lagoon beach
Blue Lagoon (Swimming Hole) is a natural seawater pool on the island of Efate in Vanuatu. Clear water is great for swimming, as well as for jumping from the swing ropes. The entrance fee is 500 Vt per person. For that money you will get a shower, toilet room and well maitained territory. / read more » /
Rating: 8.2 (23 votes)
Vanuatu, Efate, Iririki island
Iririki is an island resort in the central Port Vila on the island of Efate, Vanuatu. There are not many good beaches, as the island is mostly rocky. In addition, due to the proximity to the port, there is no feeling of seclusion, like on some more remoted islands. However, the island is very green and picturesque, while the snorkeling is great right from the coast. Entrance fee is applied for non-hotel guests. / read more » /
Rating: 8.2 (13 votes)
Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Oyster Island, beach
Oyster Island (Malwepe) is a small private islet off the eastern coast of Espiritu Santo island in Vanuatu. There is only small good beach located near the pier. All the rest are mangroves with a stony bottom. Therefore, in general, the island is more suitable for walking and for snorkeling. / read more » /
Rating: 8.1 (1 vote)
Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Million Dollar Bay
Million Dollar Bay is a beach in the island of Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. In 1945, the Americans dumped a lot of expensive military equipment into the sea and blew it up. As a result, now we've got an excellent dive spot focused on the war history. It is also possible to snorkel, but view from the surface is not so interesting. As for the beach itself, it is not very beautiful. / read more » /
Rating: 8.1 (7 votes)
Vanuatu, Tanna, Friendly Beach
Friendly Beach is the best beach on Tanna Island in Vanuatu. Due to the dark sand, the landscape is not very beautiful by the standards of Oceania. However, the swimming is comfortable, while there are picturesque palms ashore, as well as traditional bungalows. / read more » /
Rating: 8.0 (4 votes)
Vanuatu, Efate, Paradise Cove beach
Paradise Cove is a beach in the southern suburb of Port Vila on the island of Efate, Vanuatu. Despite the close location to the airport, there is a cozy feeling of being far from it all. The beach is mostly rocky and uncomfortable for swimming, while the snorkeling is superb. / read more » /
Rating: 7.9 (14 votes)
Vanuatu, Efate, Hideaway island, beach
Hideaway island is an island resort near Port Vila in Efate island, Vanuatu. As there is nothing interesting to see in Port Vila, you can immediately head here from the plane. The only problem is that, there are hard coral chips ashore instead of sand, making it painful to walk barefoot. However, this is a beautiful place with strong authentic feeling. In addition, the famous underwater post office is located right here. / read more » /
Rating: 7.9 (8 votes)
Vanuatu, Efate, Nguna island, palm beach
Nguna is the nearest of the "outer" islands in Vanuatu. It is located to the north of Efate. The best beaches can be found in the south of Nguna. In addition, there are two volcano craters on the island giving great opportunities for hiking. There are also good diving and snorkeling available from the shore or on a home reef. / read more » /
Rating: 7.8 (3 votes)
Vanuatu, Efate, Moso island, beach
Moso is a barrier island located to the north-west of Efate in Vanuatu. This is a great place for diving, snorkeling and watching the turtles. There are also many different beaches - both ocean side, as well as in the lagoon. / read more » /
Rating: 7.7 (2 votes)
Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Matevulu Blue Hole
Matevulu is a great spot in the jungle of Espiritu Santo to swim in clear fresh water (entry fee US$5). You can also jump from the rope swing tied to a huge banyan tree, or get by kayak to the sea. Please note, that the water is usually muddy after heavy rains. / read more » /
Rating: 7.5 (4 votes)
Vanuatu, Tanna, Blue Cave
Blue Cave is one of the main attractions of Tanna island in Vanuatu. Inside the cave, it is possible to swim in the rays of sun falling from the top, thus making all visitors to be very happy. / read more » /
Rating: 7.5 (21 votes)
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