An island paradise offering everything from luxury stays to romantic beach sunsets and dazzling waters, Vanuatu seems made for honeymoons. Looking for a sumptuous place to spend your post-wedding getaway? Discover the ultimate escape on the shores of Vanuatu…
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Ratua Island Resort & Spa
Blissfully secluded and unbelievably enchanting, Ratua Island Resort & Spa is truly postcard-perfect. Situated within the pristine islands of Espiritu Santo, this eco-luxe hideaway is blessed with private beaches, lagoons and coral reefs. Adding to the allure of it all, a collection of rustic, old-world teak villas dot the resort's 146-acre property, each offering a unique home-away-from-home that's oh-so welcoming. Exquisite dining, an overwater spa and experiences like horseriding on the beach make honeymoons at Ratua utterly spectacular.
Iririki Island Resort & Spa
If you're looking to kick off your honeymoon from the get-go, escape to Iririki Island Resort & Spa. While only a three-minute ferry ride from Port Vila, the tropical retreat still feels beautifully tranquil. Top off a stay in one of Iririki's premium overwater or waterfront farés with a fascinating nature tour, snorkelling the island's coral gardens, swimming in waterfalls and sharing romantic dinners by the water. Want to really unwind? Iririki Spa will have you feeling totally refreshed as you take in sensational harbour views.
Set on the white-sand peninsula of Efate's Samoa point, The Havannah is hard to resist. An award-winning boutique resort with stunning beach, colourful coral reefs and azure waters teeming with marine life, this mesmerising hideaway goes all-out to make couples feel like A-listers. From diving and kayaking to volcano tours and sunset cruises (with Champagne, of course), the resort has plenty to offer romantics and adventure-seekers alike. A real highlight of a stay at The Havannah, though, is enjoying the resort's expertly made cuisine. Serving world-acclaimed Vanuatu beef, straight-from-the-water seafood and the freshest organic produce, The Havannah will also impress foodies. Whatever you're into, you're sure to fall in love with the resort's super-luxe villas and indulgent spa treatments.
Eratap Beach Resort
Couples looking to get out and explore Vanuatu will be won over by Eratap Beach Resort. Located on Efate island and just 20 minutes southeast of Port Vila, this fabulous resort boasts a long list of exhilarating experiences and proximity to the island's most-loved attractions. Surfing, SUP-ing, fishing, kayaking, cycling, boating and snorkelling – it's all available at the resort. And, further inland, you'll find brilliant abseiling, eco tours, golf, hiking, horseriding, parasailing and ziplining experiences. Of course, if you just want to relax, you won't be disappointed at Eratap. Home to beachfront villas (some with their own private pools), the resort is also loved for its restaurant and Etlau Lagoon Day Spa.
Aore Island Resort
With a focus on celebrating authentic Vanuatu culture, Aore Island Resort is the stuff of daydreams. Whether you're wanting to dive world-class wrecks, explore secret coral gardens, swing from giant Banyan trees into crystalline freshwater springs or just chill out in your private bungalow, you'll find the ideal escape here. There's also mouthwatering fresh seafood to feast on and rejuvenating massages to enjoy at Aore, plus captivating sunsets. Altogether, it makes for an unforgettable honeymoon – sounds heavenly to us!
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