Tucked away in the South Pacific Ocean lies a group of islands seemingly lost in time; known as Vanuatu this enchanting destination is the perfect place for beachside relaxation and tropical island adventures.
Escape to the beach
Be you sating at a Vanuatu resort by the shore or heading off on island hopping escapades, you will find plenty of beaches full of soft white sand to simply laze on and soak up the sun. Champagne Beach, Port Olry Beach, Erakor Beach and Lonnoc Beach are some of the best.
Visit the underwater post office
On what is known as Hideaway Island, you will actually find an underwater post office, the only one of its kind in the world. You can even mail special waterproof postcards here, while not forgetting to explore the surrounding areas teeming with marine and coral life.
Explore Mama’s Market
Mama’s Market is a super place to visit and experience some vibrant colour and lively local culture. Certain resorts such as Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu offer tours to this market featuring all manner of fruits and veggies. Be on the lookout for bananas, watermelon, wild raspberries, and a favoured delicacy, fruit bat!
Dive to the Coolidge
Once a luxury liner that was later used to carry troops during World War Two, the submerged wreck known as the Coolidge offers an amazing diving experience. Divers can explore this wreck and its many compartments amidst a somewhat eerie underwater world.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.