Eratap Beach Resort
Have you ever dreamt of escaping to a small and exclusive luxury resort, sipping cocktails by the pool, experiencing a spa treatment like no other and dining in tropical surroundings? It so, Eratap Beach Resort is probably just what you are looking for.
Situated beachfront and surrounded by coastal forests, the resort is ideal for those looking for privacy and seclusion with only 12 luxury water-front villas, it's never difficult to find the perfect spot to be alone. With azure water and pristine reefs outside your door, swimming, snorkelling and kayaking are just some of the many activities available for you to enjoy. However if the privacy and seclusion get the better of you then shops, restaurants and bars of Port Vila are only 20 minutes away.
Only 20 minutes from Vanuatu's capital, Port Vila & 30 minutes from the International Airport.
As a guest of the resort there are plenty of things to do. Hop on the motorised boats complete with driver, take out a kayak or try your hand at snorkelling or surfing, these even resort activities run by the activities staff. If you are looking for a little more adventure the staff can arrange tours including off shore fishing, game fishing and snorkelling. If that sounds like to much excitement for your holiday you can always book into the Day Spa for a massage treatment or manicure.
If you are looking at exploring the town , they have thought of that as well, jump on the daily shuttle bus to Port Vila departs at 10.00am and arrives back at 1.00pm just in time for an afternoon swim or a nap - what' even better is - that's included in the rates as well.
Set on Eratap beach with views out to the Big Island sits the resort’s restaurant. With lounge areas, bar, open verandah and terrace it is a great place to watch the day unfold or the sunset of an evening. Enjoy a pre dinner drink, dine under the stars on the terrace or kick off your shoes and have a meal on the beach.
The Chef will create a daily selection of local and international cuisine prepared using the freshest locally grown produce. Sample Vanuatu’s famous organic beef, fresh lobster or the superb flesh of the deep sea “poulet” fish. Enjoy organic fruit and vegetables grown in the red volcanic soil of Vanuatu. Select from a wide range of fine Australian, New Zealand and French wines or sample the island cocktails. For a more intimate occasion have dinner by candlelight on your villa deck or your beach side lounge pavilion.
The kitchen opens at 7.00am and stays open all day till 10.00pm – so no need to eat during set times, just dine when you feel inclined. Resort Guests are not required to book a table, one will always be available.
Entertainment is provided at the Restaurant on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights. Monday night’s is the infamous Fire Show performed by the “Wan Smal Bag Theatre Company”. An amazing fire dance spectacle danced to the beat of the latest hit tunes. Wednesday night is cultural dancing night performed by the legendary Ekasup Cultural Dance Group. This group have performed all round the world showcasing the unique “bottle” music of Vanuatu. To finish the week off Friday nights is free wine tasting and local “nibblies”. Enjoy a range of French whites and reds whilst experiencing some local food (kaikai) – prepared that afternoon during our Chef’s demonstration.
Eratap Beach Resort has 12 luxury villas. All are absolute beachfront or waterfront with separate lounge and bedroom pavilions. All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and are air conditioned. Each villa is elegantly furnished in modern Asian and Melanesian style.
The One Bedroom Villa is ideally suited to couples or singles looking for space and privacy. This villa has a separate lounge and master bedroom pavilion and is 70m2 in size (excluding decks and outdoor shower). The master bedroom features a large bedroom with king size bed and two sets of double French doors opening out onto private decks for uninterrupted ocean views. A large ensuite bathroom includes a generous bath and choice of an internal shower or an external courtyard shower. The separate lounge room pavilion features lounge chairs, tea and coffee making facilities, bar fridge, TV and DVD player. This pavilion opens out onto a vast deck, with sun lounges, and lawn stretching out to the beach just metres from the door. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults (one child can be accommodated in a cot or rollaway)
The resort has four Two Bedroom Villas ideally suited for either friends, two couples or a family. These villas have two separate bedrooms each with ensuite bathrooms. The master bedroom also has an outdoor shower courtyard and there is a separate lounge room with private deck. As the villas have separate pavilions with each bedroom located on either side, privacy is maintained.
There is one 3 Bed Villa situated on the main point of the resort. This is a large commanding villa with three separate pavilions, each facing a different direction to fully utilize the 180 degree views. The bedroom wings are linked to the central lounge room pavilion by enclosed corridors. The master bedroom pavilion is air conditioned with ensuite indoor bathroom and an outdoor shower courtyard. The second and third bedrooms share a second bathroom and contain a king size bed and two single beds. While ideally suited to larger families or two couples this villa is available to anyone wanting a very special experience.
Plunge Pool Villa 9 is a one bedroom villa located on the point overlooking the two islands offshore from the resort. A plunge pool has been added to provide a very romantic and private setting.
Plunge Pool Villa 10 is the only Two Bedroom Villa with a plunge pool situated next to Honeymoon Beach. It is ideal for couples, friends and families wanting their own pool and privacy.
Honeymoon Villa 11 is situated on its own point this villa enjoys spectacular sunrises and sunsets all year round. With views of all four offshore islands and its very own covered outdoor lounge area it holds a premium position in the resort. The configuration is the same as the One bedroom villa with the addition of a plunge pool by the waters edge for the ultimate romantic dip.
Honeymoon Villa 12 is situated on Etlau Lagoon facing north to Eratap island this villa is extremely private with wonderful views across the lagoon. With a beautiful outdoor lounge pavilion and a romantic plunge pool on the waters edge this is a perfect couples villa.
Eratap Beach Resort specifically caters for children aged between 7 and 15 years during designated family weeks. Outside these dates children under 16 are not permitted at the resort. During these family weeks organised children activities are offered.
Book either Villa 9,10,11 or 12 for 5 nights or more and receive a complimentary bottle of champagne per Villa and a free massage per adult from the day spa.
Port Vila Region Information
Ah, Port Vila. Capital city of Vanuatu, this tropical paradise is one place you'll certainly want to visit, and you're sure to feel right at home as soon as you arrive.
Why's that? It must be something to do with the welcoming nature of the local people, the friendly greetings, smiles and general chit chat. Then of course, there are the stunning beach and ocean views, and finally, plenty of beautiful resorts to really make your stay extra special.
You won't want for anything during a stay at one of Port Vila's enchanting holiday resorts. From intimate boutique-style accommodation to private bungalows and expansive hotels, each destination serves up a smorgasbord of charms ready to be devoured.
Does a room with a stunning beachfront view sound a bit like you? No problem, Port Vila has got you sorted. Want a self-catering studio that's close to the town centre? No worries! How about a family suite in a resort that has literally every facility you can dream of? Done!
And for those who really like to get away from it all, a private bungalow or villa nestled amongst the jungle or on a tranquil, secluded beach might be the cherry on top of the experience. Talk about romantic!
Enjoy a day cruise, discover the world's only underwater post office at Hideaway Island, view the spectacular Mele Cascade Waterfalls, shop for souvenirs at the local markets or enjoy a wide range of water sports on the calm lagoons. If rest and relaxation is what you're after, simply laze around the pool with a good book.
Getting around in Port Vila is inexpensive an best of all it's easy! The 'local buses' are in fact minivans, identified by the 'B' on their number plate There are plenty available day and night, just signal the driver and jump on board.
In Vanuatu, receiving the special treatment is all part of the deal, and this extends to your accommodation. Things that might be considered optional in other parts of the world, such as sleek and stylish pools, rejuvenating spa facilities, breathtaking views, lovely tropical gardens and enchanting decor are a given here, where these luxurious touches are all part and parcel of your stay.
Don't just take our word for it - experience Port Vila and Vanuatu for yourself! The hardest part will be choosing which wonderful resort to call home, but don't worry, we can help you find the perfect venue to suit all your wants and needs.
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