Located on a private island, this beach front resort features a freshwater swimming pool, restaurant and bar. Guests have free use of all non-motorized water sports equipment, including snorkeling gear.

All accommodations at Hideaway Island Resort Port Vila features ceiling fans and most offer sea views. The villas also have kitchen facilities.

The shared guest lounge includes a small library, board games, a computer with internet access, and a large balcony. Free WiFi is available on the beach.

On the Beach bar and restaurant is located on the sand overlooking the warm tropical waters and coral reefs. Guests can enjoy beach volleyball, scuba diving at the PADI Dove Shop and unique cultural ceremonies. Enjoy free use of kayaks and stand up paddle boards.

Divers and snorkellers are able to post special waterproof postcards at the world’s only “Underwater Post Office”. Mele Cascade Waterfalls are only 5 minutes’ drive from the ferry landing by bus or taxi.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

Hideaway Island Resort has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 16, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


Golf course (within 2 miles)

Game room



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Closest beach
  • Mele Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1,000 feet from property
Property questions and answers
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  • Our flights land late & leave v. early (06.30) - will we be able to get a ferry to the resort?
    Answered on February 25, 2020
  • Hi, I’ve been to Vanuatu before & stayed at gifs away island, I’m looking at going again in December but wish to stay else where for the experience, i..
    Yes, we do have good snorkeling spot here at Hideaway Island Resort. As we are Marine Sanctuary.
    Answered on November 16, 2019
  • Hello. I was wondering how to get to hotel from the airport, whether you have shuttle service and how much it costs. Thank you
    We do have airport transfer for AUD$17.00 per person. Or you can catch Taxi from airport for aud$37.00 per trip. Thank you
    Answered on February 10, 2020
  • Hi Can we book 1 bedroom villa for 3 nights but have 2 separate beds please?
    Yes, you can. Please, advise us of your dates
    Answered on February 10, 2020
  • How many people share the bathroom in the double / twin rooms?
    We have 6 rooms altogether so depend on occupancy
    Answered on February 10, 2020
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    On the Beach bar and restaurant

    Food: Local

Resort Facilities at Hideaway Island Resort
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Canoeing
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

House rules

Hideaway Island Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Hideaway Island Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about Hideaway Island Resort

  • The nearest beach is 1,650 feet from Hideaway Island Resort.

  • Hideaway Island Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Evening entertainment
    • Beach
    • Themed dinners
    • Private beach area
    • Movie nights
    • Swimming pool
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Happy hour
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance

  • Room options at Hideaway Island Resort include:

    • Bed in Dorm
    • Twin/Double
    • Bungalow
    • Villa

  • Guests staying at Hideaway Island Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Hideaway Island Resort is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Hideaway Island Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hideaway Island Resort is 4.3 miles from the center of Port Vila.

  • Hideaway Island Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • On the Beach bar and restaurant

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hideaway Island Resort by:

    • Taxi 15min
    • Bus 20min