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  • Staying at the Ramada Resort Port Vila, Vanuatu

    March 15, 2018

    Staying at the Ramada Resort Port Vila, Vanuatu 8 Mar, 2018 8:00am 2 minutes to read Ramada Resort Port Vila, Vanuatu. NZ Herald By: Chris Tarpey Chris Tarpey checks into the Ramada Resort Port Vila, Vanuatu. Check-in experience: I was greeted by the friendly staff with a cold towel and fresh fruit on arrival. A private buggy took me to my room. Overall a great first impression. Room: Each room has modern furnishings, satellite TV, microwave, dishwasher, kettle and toaster. Interconnecting rooms are handy if you’re with a family. The resort had only recently opened when I visited, so the […]

  • Clarke Gayford: Friends and nemeses

    March 12, 2018

    Clarke Gayford: Friends and nemeses 11 Mar, 2018 6:00am 4 minutes to read Evening fishing session trolling dead baits in an attempt to lure in a Dog Tooth Tuna. Photo / Wild Film Spy.co.nz By: Clarke Gayford  This country of 83 islands offers great diving and rich experiences. You’ve been to Fiji, holidayed in Rarotonga and went to Samoa once, so you think you know the Pacific. Well can I present to you: Vanuatu. A place that will totally reset what you know a Pacific country to be. Let’s start with the name, Vanuatu, which is really only a crude […]

  • Blue Holes, Vanuatu: Incredible beauty of mysterious freshwater swimming pools

    October 8, 2017

    Blue Holes, Vanuatu: Incredible beauty of mysterious freshwater swimming pools The river starts to change colour and becomes distinctly bluer as you get closer to the Matevulu Blue Hole. Be prepared for a dunking as you explore the beaches and waterholes of Espiritu Santo on the back of a horse, writes Julie Miller. Lou Lou is pushing through shoulder-deep water, long blonde locks bobbing and golden legs working overtime in an effort to stay afloat. Suddenly she makes a noise unlike anything I’ve heard before – a guttural moan of contentment, as if relishing a deep tissue massage. Lou Lou, […]

  • 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 […]

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