The water is a big part of life in Vanuatu so if you love the water, this is the perfect place for you. So many water sports are accessible right here at the resort;
- Surfing – Just a short 5 minute canoe ride from Aquana boasts one of the best surfing spots in Vanuatu averaging 2 – 4 Ft
- Snorkelling – A short boat or kayak ride away from our beach front are some of the best untouched and pristine reefs this side of the Pacific. Come along and enjoy the boat ride out to the reef then enjoy hours of snorkeling and mingling with our sea life.
- Kayaking – We have a number of kayaks available for use by our guests and there are so many things you can do around the resorts in a kayak. From simply paddling around the lagoon to exploring our deserted island and jungle. Vanuatu from the perspective of a kayak is fantastic perspective!
- Enjoy paddle boarding your afternoon away around our lagoon.
Visiting the Islands
Whether by our resort boat or by kayak, visiting the islands surrounding Aquana Beach Resort is a must. The stunning deserted pristine beaches will truly take your breath away. Why not take a picnic and spend the day enjoying the beach and exploring the jungles & rainforest. You will not be disappointed. Make sure to enquire at reception when you get to Aquana to plan your trip.
If immersing yourself in our wonderful and interesting culture in Vanuatu is your thing, there are lots of activities you can be involved in both in and around the resort as well as on short tours.
- Watch the Melanesian cultural group Fatumanu perform at the resort every Friday night
- Many cultural activites are done with the children such as basket weaving
- Trips to local schools and villages and other cultural events that can be booked through our tour office
- There are also cultural events that run regularly in Port Vila. Keep an eye on our ‘What’s On’ for more information
You will be spoiled for choice with amazing entertainment all year round at Aquana.
Weather permitting, each week our guests are treated to;
- Tuesdays: Spectacular beachside Fire Dancing performance
- Thursdays: Trivia night (if the guests are up for it!)
- Fridays: The amazing Fatumaru cultural group will entertain you with their traditional Vanuatu style string band, singing and dancing.
- Sundays: Kick back and listen to our local singer who provides a background of modern music to enjoy your Sunday afternoon to.
The general public dining in the restaurant are welcome to join in the fun. Bookings for the public are appreciated.
At the Resort
There is so much to do and see right here at Aquana that you might never find time to leave!
Apart from the watersports and entertainment options, there is also;
- Swimming pool
- The Aquana Spa for a touch of indulgence
- Volleyball court
- Table Tennis
- Foosball table – watch out for those nannies as they are hard to beat!
- When there are a lot of children in the resort we put together extra fun activities such as sackraces, egg and spoon races, tug of war, marshmallow roasting bonfire on the beach
- a large DVD and games library from which to borrow
- And of course lazing about in one of the many hammocks across the resort.
Aside from the deserted islands, there are so many places to explore that are only a short distance from the resort.
- A natural spring and caves are only a short stroll away
- Our closest village Eratap and where many of our staff live is only a 15 minute walk. Our staff will happily lead you on cultural tours of the village.
- Aquana provides a free bus shuttle into Port Vila every day at 10am returning at 2pm. Port Vila is the capital of Vanuatu so is full of shopping, entertainment and interesting sights to see.
- Then of course there are many many tours that can be booked for all sorts of adventures. Bookings for tours can be made at our Tour Office. Our lovely Guest Relations Team will look after all your needs.