Useful Information


Useful Information

What is the local currency and where can I exchange money?

The local currency is Vatu (VT or VUV). You can change your money at the resort, at one of the local banks, at currency exchange kiosks in town or at the airport.

How do I get from the airport to the resort?

You can either book an airport transfer with the resort or catch a taxi or local bus at the airport. The taxi ride costs a little more than the bus. Please contact the resort if you would like to book a transfer.

  • Taxi: Approximately 2,000 Vatu per taxi, from the airport to the resort
    Public Bus: Seat in shared transfer bus 1,500 Vatu per person, from the airport to the resort
    Private transfer: For up to 4 people, 6,500 Vatu per car, from the airport to the resort

How much does it cost for a round of golf at the resort?

The Golf Course is currently closed for maintenance.

How much are the water activities at the resort?

All resort activities are free for our guests.

Can the chef cater to dietary requirements? What about allergies and intolerances?

Absolutely. It would be best if you could let us know before you arrive so we can prepare beforehand.

Is it easy to get into town from the resort?

Yes it is. We have taxis on standby in front of the hotel. A trip to town costs around 700 vatu. The public bus costs about 150 vatu per person for most trips around town.

Is Wi-Fi available at the hotel? How much does it cost?

Yes we do have Wifi, although Internet speed on the island can be variable more than in other countries. Wifi is complimentary for all resident guests

What language is spoken in Vanuatu and how do you say ‘hello’?

The native language spoken in Vanuatu is Bislama, a pidgin form of English, so if you listen carefully, it’s likely you’ll pick up some of the words. For example, ‘hello’ is ‘halo’ in Bislama and ‘thank you very much’ is ‘tanku tumus’.

Where is the nearest supermarket?

There are a few large supermarkets in town where you will be able to find most things. Freshwata Au Bon Marche supermarket is only about a 10-minute walk or a five-minute bus ride away.

Is it safe to walk into and around town?

It is safe to walk around town during the day.

What is the weather like?

Summer in Vanuatu falls between November to March with average temperatures reaching 28°C. The summer months can be warm and we experience humidity which is generally well cooled by the sea breezes.

Winter occurs during April to September and even then, temperatures still average 23°C or higher. Swimming can be enjoyed year round as the water temperature only varies slightly from 22°C to 28°C.

Is it safe to swim in the lagoon?

The Vanuatu government has mandated that swimming is not allowed in the lagoon. Above water activities such as catamarans, kayaks and stand up paddle boards can be enjoyed by resident guests