On Eratap peninsula, absolutely waterfront, with calm waters and protected by small islands inside a lagoon, Aquana is a great place to spend a morning or afternoon, have a great meal, a pleasure kayak or SUP adventure or even a massage in the gorgeous spa.
Located in Pango, Café Vila decor is casual and tastefully done, with all those little details that transform eating into ‘dining’. Great lighting creates a wonderful atmosphere, local art populates the walls and comfortable cane chairs ensure a great after-dinner ‘soiree’.
Located only two minutes away from Port Vila’s town center, Coconut Palms Resort is a great spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It offers two dining options – the Navara Restaurant and the 5 Heads Café, which is named after an impressive five-headed tam-tam in the lobby entrance.
Right in town, at the Grand Hotel, more than ever, Crystals is rocking. With a new menu and the options of very stylish dining inside in full air con comfort, dining on the veranda with elevated views of Port Vila Harbour, or by the pool at the groovy Cabana Pool Bar, Crystals is taking Port Vila’s dining scene a notch higher.
Thai anyone? Vanuatu is blessed with dining choices from across the world. Italian, French, Chinese, Japanese, we have it all! For authentic Thai cuisine, we have K&A Exotic Thai. Located on top of the hill, above Oceanview Apartments, K&A Exotic Thai has amazing views of the Harbour and lovely breezes to keep you cool on the hottest of days.
With its super-high natangora roof, tropical luxury feel and stunning 270 degree views over the turquoise waters of Havannah Harbour, the Point Restaurant is one of Havannah’s assets and focuses on quality and luxury. Offering an outstanding dining experience in magnificent surroundings, the Havannah is just so romantic.
Located on the Wharf Road, Kanpai Restaurant is one of Port Vila’s favourites and super-popular with locals and expats. The sweeping views over the harbour are stunning and all around French doors, opening onto the outside veranda, ensure there is always a lovely breeze to keep you cool.
Located right on the water in Port Vila Harbor, there is no doubt that the Lava Lounge is the coolest place to be. Whatever time of the day or night, at the Lava Lounge, you can enjoy comfy seating in trendy surroundings, with great tunes, amazing views and delicious food.
On the iconic 75 acre Oyster Island in Espiritu Santo, this is a truly charming island dining experience. The restaurant showcases the best of Santo’s organic produce, with fresh locally caught fish and seafood and Santo organic aged beef. With no set times for meals, you can have lobster for breakfast and poached eggs for dinner if you wish.
Poppy’s on the Lagoon have introduced a new dining experience for guests and locals call LEAF. Using fresh salad greens, sun and vine-ripened tomatoes and herbs straight from the garden, the plates at LEAF arrive on your table begging to be eaten.
The latest addition to the Port Vila dining scene, Reefers, Vanuatu, is impressive to say the least. Located opposite Tana Russet Plaza, overlooking Port Vila bay, the colossal island-style natangora roof is the first thing that takes your eye, before your gaze wanders into the azure water of the bay.
Being ‘out in the islands’ does not mean ‘going without’ and White Grass Ocean Resort is here to prove it. Located on Tanna Island, at White Grass you can sit down to a lovely meal with stunning views of the ocean ahead and feel that you really are on a holiday, a million miles away.