January 2017

  • Tamanu On The Beach Resort Reopens

    January 31, 2017

    After an extensive AUD$3,000,000 upgrade and renovation project, the iconic Tamanu On the Beach has reopened in Vanuatu. With 15 Villas set on a pristine whitesand beach, Tamanu is the latest Boutique offering in Vanuatu. Designed by Melbourne firm, David Kyle Design with interiors by New Zealander Nicki Plowman, this 4 star property has a strong French Caribbean influence. All rooms include air-conditioning, VOIP phones, Wifi, and flat screen TV’s. There are a combination of Beachfront Villas and two bedrooms two bathroom, some with plunge pools. Other resort facilities include a beachfront restaurant serving fine cuisine with the freshest organic […]

  • Paradise Calling – Vanuatu Unplugged

    January 31, 2017

    You really don’t need to go far to find a little slice of paradise. And we’re not just talking about stunning beaches, pristine water and world class snorkelling. Vanuatu might just be a few hours’ flying from New Zealand but it really is a world away from the rat race. Reconnect with nature while swimming under waterfalls and hiking through rainforest, make new friends with the locals who always have a friendly smile to share, and check out the wild variety of fresh produce at the markets. Trust us, you won’t be bored! Take time to reconnect in 2017 and discover what matters most […]

  • Ramada Resort Port Vila due to Open Ahead of Schedule

    January 31, 2017

    Bucking the trend for the South Pacific, Vanuatu’s highly anticipated new four-star resort, Ramada Resort Port Vila has announced it will open three weeks ahead of schedule on the 10th of March 2017. The 80-room Ramada Resort Port Vila is nestled on the cliffs of Erakor Lagoon and will offer guests unobstructed views of the sandy white beaches and turquoise waters of Erakor Island. Located just five minutes from the heart of Port Vila and ten minutes from Bauerfield International Airport, the AUD $30m resort development will offer Studio Rooms, Junior and Two Bedroom Suites, all very spacious with balconies […]

  • Oscar Nomination for Tanna Movie

    January 31, 2017

    January 25, 2017 Tanna movie has been nominated for an Oscar for best Foreign-Language Film. This is the first time Australia has received a nomination in this category. The Nauvhal-language film was shot by directors Bentley Dean and Martin Butler in Vanuatu and is based on a true story around forbidden love. ‘Tanna’ was crafted in close collaboration with the Yakel village on the island of Tanna and tells the story of a young woman and man – also the grandson of her village chief – who fall deeply in love. Conflict arises when the woman is promised to a […]