Helpful tip if you are arriving into Port Vila on the weekend or a Friday evening -grab some duty free drinks on your way through Customs, as you can’t purchase alcohol in Vila until Monday morning.

Aelan Chocolate (plus crafts too!)

Aelan Chocolate is located at Stella Mare, just east of Port Vila on the way to Eratap. It is part of the Activ Association, a co-op designed to assist local craft workers and artisans market and produce their craft for tourist to see in one place. This chocolate is seriously good, made on site at Stella Mare from locally producted cocao beans. It comes in various flavours and is delicious! The Activ Association also sells locally produced craft that is priced very well and is of a very high quality. Highly recommended and your driver will know where to go - or call them for directions.

+678 22554

Gallery blong Vanuatu (Cafe des arts)

If you want an extensive range of authentic hand crafted tam tams, masks, and other wooden artifacts, look no further than Gallery blong Vanuatu. Located near Asco Motors in the Numbatu area in Port Vila (LHS as you head up the hill), you can talk with informed locals and purchase without the mark up usually applied to goods of this quality. They can also arrange packaging and shipping for you.

Market Tour with Annette

No one knows Port Vila quite like a local, so join your guide, Annette, for a personalised tour of our local fresh produce market right in the heart of Port Vila. Be introduced to our range of tropical fruits, vegetables, local seafoods and unique products like wild sugar cane and locally cooked taro chips. Annette explains how local market gardeners work their gardens, how the markets operate, and will answer all your questions from her lifetime's experience working with and cooking local food for her family and friends. Get a real taste of island life. Drop off and pick up from your private villa is included in the tour price. Book today

Organic Paradise

Organic Paradise is located at Chantilly's on The Bay, just north of the centre of town.

Organic Paradise stocks 100% Vanuatu products – a one-stop shop for: archard, aromatherapy oils, biscuits, body and facial care, candles, chilli, chocolate, chutney, coco nibs, coconut oil, coffee, condiments, honey, kava powder, lip balms, manioc and taro chips, moisturisers, noni, nangae nuts, nangae oil, peanuts, peanut butter, pepper, sandalwood oil and powder, shampoos, soaps, spices, resilience remedy, sauces, tamanu oil, tamarind, turmeric, vanilla and much more ...

These flavours of Vanuatu will remind you and your friends of this organically rich paradise - great souvenirs, gifts for friends overseas and here and yourself that you can use to for your cooking, health and beauty treatments.

+678 555 4539

Pacific Passion

Pacific Passion are located in the main street of Port Vila, near the ANZ bank. They are a local French company that have a range of beautifully scented natural products like soaps and bath products, hair and body products, as well as swimmers and giftware. Local massage is also available onsite, making the most of their beautiful natural oils. A great place to find gifts for friends at home, or spoil yourself! Open 6 days plus Sundays on cruise ship days.

+678 22722

Tom Richards Photography

Photos of Vanuatu’s beautiful people and places delivered to your doorstep or inbox. All prints individually colour-corrected and produced using the highest quality materials. Love the country? Take it home!

+678 556 6771