About Port Vila

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Coastlines, culture and cuisine

Mangoes Resort is just minutes from Vanuatu’s capital, Port Vila. Take a stroll along the harbour and learn about the township’s French colonial past. Port Vila is an ideal jumping off point to explore Vanuatu’s stunning coastline. You’ll discover beautiful beaches just a short bus ride from the resort.

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Souvenirs to savour, memories to cherish

Your Port Vila accommodation is a stone’s throw from a bustling bazaar featuring handmade jewellery, tropical sarongs, traditional woodcarvings and other local handicrafts. Bag a bargain and enjoy meeting the locals, sample tropical fruit or indulge in some fresh pastries.

Pop over to Port Vila’s museum, the Vanuatu Cultural Centre. Here you’ll find a collection of ancient artifacts, ceremonial costumes and traditional pottery. Step back in time as you explore this enthralling collection of Vanuatu memorabilia.

With its French gastronomic influence, Vanuatu is a fantastic and unique foodie destination in the South Pacific.

Gourmet greats

Mangoes Restaurant is a Port Vila favourite. Enjoy a menu to rival the beauty of its tropical surrounds, with fresh local seafood, fine French cuisine and Vanuatu’s famous grass-fed Santo beef.

Take part in a Melanesian village feast where you can sample a selection of local and international cuisines. Adventurous foodies can try South Pacific delicacies including snails, fruit bat and ground pigeon!

When it comes to dining out, Port Vila offers amazing variety of more than 50 restaurants, offering a range of dishes to devour after a long day of island hopping. Enjoy an aperitif at one of Port Vila’s nightspots and toast with a tipple of Kava, Vanuatu’s national drink.