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Situated on its own pristine white sand beach, this 5-star boutique resort features a lagoon-style swimming pool overlooking the ocean. Guests can indulge themselves at the resort’s luxury day spa. Each luxurious villa features air-conditioning, WiFi, a private terrace with lounge chairs and ocean views. All include a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a media server and iPod docking station. Some feature a private plunge pool. All have king-split beds. The beachfront restaurant is famous for its its fresh and organic local produce serving gourmet international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It offers the largest wine list in Vanuatu. Guests can also dine on the beach, in the chapel, or on their own verandah. There is free daily shuttle service to Port Vila city centre, 20 minutes’ drive away. The tour desk can arrange trips to the local communities or school for an authentic visit into everyday Vanuatu life. Bauerfield International Airport is a 30-minute drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Free private parking available on-site



Hot tub/Jacuzzi


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Room type
Number of guests
2 sofa beds
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 sofa beds
2 single beds
2 double beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Port Vila
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Lynette
    Seemless service from all the superb employees from collection at airport (thankyou Randy for local knowledge) to the dining, spa, villas and grounds staff. Everyone so delightful, attentive and accommodating. Thankyou for making my daughter's and...
  • Michael
    Absolutely beautiful place and location. The staff were extremely accommodating and friendly. The room was well presented and set out. The food was fantastic and fresh. We loved Tamanu and will be back.
  • Liliane
    Incredible location on the oceanfront of the most beautiful white sand beach. Fantastic food at the hotel restaurant. Wonderful, helpful local staff. Free shuttle bus to the market in town is handy as well.

Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      International • European
    • Ambiance
      Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Resort facilities of Tamanu on the Beach
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Private beach area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Tumble dryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Sofa bed
  • Bicycle rental
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Snorkelling
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bowling
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
  • Air conditioning
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
  • Salt-water pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • French

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

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From 14:00


Until 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Tamanu on the Beach accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

This property can accommodate children over the age of 3.

Airport Transfers are available from the International airport. Please contact Tamanu On The Beach in advance if you want to use this service, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

FAQs about Tamanu on the Beach

  • The prices at Tamanu on the Beach may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Tamanu on the Beach is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Tamanu on the Beach is 7.5 miles from the centre of Port Vila. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Tamanu on the Beach has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Tamanu on the Beach on this page.

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

  • Tamanu on the Beach offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Snorkelling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Beach
    • Badminton equipment
    • Swimming Pool
    • Horse riding
    • Spa facilities
    • Bicycle rental
    • Private beach area
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area

  • Room options at Tamanu on the Beach include:

    • Villa