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Hideaway Island Vacation Packages

Hide in plain sight at this Vanuatu island off the coast of Efate. Escape from modern distractions and focus on relaxation and enjoyment.

Snorkel, dive, dine and drink on Hideaway Island, a resort and marine sanctuary near Vanuatu’s Efate island. Enjoy some of the best diving in the South Pacific and plenty of non-diving activities as well.

You could probably swim the 300 feet (100 meters) from Efate’s Mele Beach to Hideaway Island, but it’s more convenient to take the free 5-minute ferry running regularly. Change into your swimsuit and quickly be on the beach for sunbathing and snorkeling. Swim to the Underwater Post Office just offshore to send a “Wish you were here” greeting to friends back home.

Diving is a key focus on Hideaway Island. PADI-certified divemasters host three dives daily, rotating through 18 sites along the island, from shore dives and caves to 90-foot (30-meter) walls. Join night dives three evenings weekly. Take instruction at varied levels, including night, wreck and photography specialties. The resort has updated rental gear, wetsuits, waterproof 12-megabyte cameras, underwater scooters and nitrox enriched air.

Wade into water just 6 to 13 feet (2 to 4 meters) deep to feed tame fish. Snorkeling just offshore will reveal anemones, fans, sponges and thousands of fish in the clear waters over the sandy bottom of the marine sanctuary. If you’re not a swimmer, appreciate the reef’s colorful corals and marine life via a ride on the glass-bottomed boat. A catamaran sailboat, pedal boats and kayaks are available for on-the-water excitement.

On land, play beach volleyball and have lunch and post-game drinks at the beachfront restaurant. Cross to the mainland for golf at Port Vila Golf and Country Club. Visit waterfalls, blue holes, rainforests or cultural villages.

Fly to Bauerfield International Airport near Port Vila and take a 10-minute taxi ride to Mele Bay to catch the Hideaway Island ferry. The marine park is open to non-resident visitors until late afternoon. Many activities are free to guests of island accommodations. Visitors can pay fees to participate. Transportation logistics work for cruise boat passengers to visit the island too.

Accommodation in Hideaway Island

Hotel and apartment options in Hideaway Island are quite sparse. Check out the current range on Expedia's comprehensive Hideaway Island lodging page.


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$57
Hideaway Island Resort

Hideaway Island Resort

Mele Bay, Hideaway Island
4.2
of 5, from 46 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

This Hideaway Island resort is on the beach, 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Mele Cascades, and within 6 mi (10 km) of The Summit Garden and Port Vila Market. Tana Russet Plaza and University of the South Pacific are also within 6 mi (10 km).

$162
Warwick Le Lagon - Vanuatu

Warwick Le Lagon - Vanuatu

Elluk Road Off Kumul Highway, Port Vila
4.3
of 5, from 280 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Port Vila resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Parliament House, Port Vila Market, and Pango Point. National Museum and University of the South Pacific are also within 3 mi (5 km).

$68
Moorings Hotel

Moorings Hotel

Lini Highway, Port Vila
3.7
of 5, from 127 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Offering direct access to the beach, this Port Vila hotel is in the city center and within a 15-minute walk of Tana Russet Plaza and Port Vila Market. National Museum and Parliament House are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Koyu Apartments

Koyu Apartments

Eratap Point, Eratap
4.0
of 5, from 3 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this luxury apartment is within 12 mi (20 km) of University of the South Pacific, Port Vila Market, and National Museum. Parliament House and Tana Russet Plaza are also within 12 mi (20 km).

$148
Grand Hotel and Casino

Grand Hotel and Casino

Lini Highway, Port Vila
3.9
of 5, from 109 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Port Vila hotel is located on the Strip, within 1 mi (2 km) of Tana Russet Plaza and Port Vila Market. National Museum and Parliament House are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Paradise Cove Resort

Paradise Cove Resort

Port Vila Bay, Port Vila
4.8
of 5, from 5 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

This Port Vila hotel is on the beach, 1.8 mi (3 km) from Pango Point, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Port Vila Market and Parliament House. National Museum and University of the South Pacific are also within 6 mi (10 km).

$256
Iririki Island Resort & Spa

Iririki Island Resort & Spa

Iririki Island, Port Vila
4.1
of 5, from 163 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Port Vila resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Parliament House and Port Vila Market. National Museum and Tana Russet Plaza are also within 1 mi (2 km).

$88
Coco Beach Resort

Coco Beach Resort

Paradise Cove, Pango, Port Vila
4.1
of 5, from 40 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

This Port Vila resort is on the beach, 2 mi (3.2 km) from Pango Point, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Parliament House and National Museum.

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