Located 800km west of Fiji, Vanuatu is a stunning archipelago whose name roughly translates to 'Land Eternal' in the native language. Created from thousands of years of volcanic activity, Vanuatu's enduring culture, sapphire seas, lush tropical vegetation, amazing natural wonders, friendly locals and delicious traditional food has been providing an eternal state of bliss for all who visit it year after year. There are a total of 83 islands that make up Vanuatu, however not all are inhabited or offer access to visitors. Efate, Espiritu Santo and Tanna Island are some of the most popular tourist islands, each offering colourful coral islands, natural harbours, lush jungle and pristine beaches.
The main island of Vanuatu, Efate is located in the heart of the archipelago and is home to the island's capital, Port Vila. The most populous Vanuatu island, Efate has the third largest land area. Efate boasts a thriving food and tourist scene with a captivating range of natural attractions including breathtaking sunsets, cruises, scuba diving and the stunning waterfall Mele Cascades.
Espiritu Santo is one of Vanuatu's most popular holiday destinations and is home to Luganville, Vanuatu's second largest settlement. Located on the southeast coast, Luganville is the provincial capital and is particularly popular with scuba divers thanks to its amazing range of shipwrecks, colourful coral reefs, exploration caves and the amazing pink Champagne Beach.
One of the most populous of the Vanuatu islands, Tanna Island has a land area of just 550km square and is home to an active volcano that is one of its most popular attractions. Located on the west coast, Isangel is Tanna Island's capital and is situated near Lenakel, the largest town on the island. Offering an intimate holiday experience, Tanna Island is the perfect place to get away from it all.