Honiara, Solomon Island's capital, is located roughly 250 miles (402 kilometers) southeast of Barakoma.
Holidaying in this popular region can be not only relaxing, but an adventure too; so set aside some time to rent a vehicle and check out a few of the other cool cities, towns and villages around Barakoma. Kukundu, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest, while Ringi Cove lies 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest.
Discover the region's rich cultural tapestry at the Solomon Islands' fascinating history museums.
The Solomon Islands is a good place to sign up for a number of guided nature walks that are available.
To really understand the local customs, make sure you visit the region's bars, cafés and restaurants. These are good spots to meet residents as well as sample local specialities. Fish as well as taro roots are common ingredients used in meals here. Two of the regional specialties worth trying are ulu (breadfruit) are green papaya curry. End with green papaya, a popular final course. To complete your meal, try a kava (juice made plant roots). This is a frequently consumed drink here.
For those who plan on traveling by air, take into account that the closest major airport is Honiara International Airport, 250 miles (402 kilometers) to the southeast of Barakoma.