Relax and Unwind Week – Santo
Day One: Efate – Port Vila
Arrive in Port Vila
Explore the town, dine in one of Port Vila’s 40 restaurants and re-adjust to ‘island time’.
Day Two: Santo – Luganville
Transfer to the domestic airport for your flight to Santo.
(Allow two hours for check-in time for all domestic flights and note there is a provincial departure tax of VT200/person to pay at each domestic airport after your check-in).
Your first stop for an afternoon of ultimate relaxation and sun soaking will be at one of Santo’s pristine beaches. Head straight up the east coast of the mainland and in an hour you will get to Champagne Beach, one of Vanuatu’s most beautiful beaches. The crystal blue water and towering cliffs make this place a very special one. Or head on a bit further and get to Port Olry to have a local seafood lunch on the powder white sands.
Day Three: Santo – Luganville
Visit the Blue Holes, one of the true natural wonders of the world while on Santo. Head to Riri, Matevulu or Nanda Blue Hole for a refreshing dip in the cool waters.
Spend the afternoon relaxing or why don’t you try horse riding and even take a dip in the sea with the horses (tide permitting).
Day Four: Santo – Luganville
Catch a boat to one of Santo’s islands where you can have lunch and just relax by enjoying a Melanesian massage. Guided tours and beach picnics to the smaller islands can be arranged upon request.
Day Five: Efate – Port Vila
Depart Santo for Port Vila.
Laze around with a good book and then enjoy a tropical signature cocktail by the pool at one of the beautiful resorts.
Day Six: Efate – Port Vila
Visit the local fresh produce market and its local handicraft markets in Port Vila (note the fresh produce market is closed on a Saturday afternoon and on Sunday). Port Vila is also Vanuatu’s only duty-free port and a shopper’s delight with its colourful blend of French, English and Melanesian cultures. French perfume, champagne and patisseries can be found alongside brightly coloured sarongs and-printed t-shirts, board shorts and beachwear.
Indulge your senses with an array of divine day-spa magic in Port Vila. Pamper packages cater to both men and women, highlighting various techniques of massage therapies with a wide selection of traditional therapies using natural aromatherapy and essential oils for facials, manicure, pedicure, body scrub and more.
Enjoy a picturesque sunset cruise of Port Vila Harbour. Sip on French champagne and munch on freshly made gourmet finger foods.
Day Seven: Efate – Port Vila
Depart Port Vila
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