Honeymoons in Vanuatu
If you both dream of a honeymoon location where adventure and relaxation go hand in hand, then Vanuatu could be just the destination for you. With a wealth of tradition and culture to experience, together with incredibly friendly locals, a warm welcome awaits you. Stay at one of the many hotel resorts and immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience.
Whether you want to slowly wind down after the hectic preparations or party on, there are plenty of choices at Vanuatu. It's relatively easy to get here from South Africa and within 36 hours you could be spending a couple of days relaxing on the beach in a secluded bay, or perhaps you'd enjoy visiting a cultural village and seeing for yourself the ancient traditions and customs. By night you could take a volcano tour and see the sky illuminated by a spectacular firework display. Maybe you'd enjoy an Eco adventure watching turtles, giant clams and dugongs all living together in their natural habitat. Whatever you choose to do, a honeymoon in Vanuatu is a memorable and unique experience.
When it comes to choosing the location for your honeymoon it needs to suit you both as a couple. If you're seeking a warm climate, secluded sandy bays, and rolling countryside, then Vanuatu could be just perfect for your honeymoon. Stay at one of the superb hotel resorts on the main island, Efate, and enjoy what Vanuatu has to offer.
If you're looking for a truly unforgettable honeymoon location then Vanuatu needs your consideration. Relatively easy to get to from Canada the islands offer a unique mixture of volcanoes, secluded sandy bays, cascading waterfalls, coral reefs and rugged countryside. If you fancy a spot of pampering after all that hectic planning, then there are plenty of resorts offering facilities for both men and women. If you want adventure why not try climbing around waterfalls or sand boarding down a volcano. Perhaps you'd enjoy the President Coolidge, which is the largest wreck dive in the world. With so much to see and do, a honeymoon in Vanuatu is unforgettable.
Key facts for Vanuatu
Capital city – Port Vila
Currency – Vatu
Official language – English, Bislama, French
Flight time: 0 hours from Toronto
When to honeymoon in Vanuatu
When to go:
Between May and October you will experience the cooler season in Vanuatu, with temperatures averaging around 26°C. The hotter, and wetter season however is between November and April with an average temperature reaching 29°C during the day.
There are a number of airline carriers that fly to Vanuatu directly from the UK several times a week. Qantas Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Malaysia Airlines all fly via a city destination such as Bangkok, Singapore and Hong Kong.
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Getting married in Vanuatu
If you're looking for a destination which boasts a pot pourri of stunning scenery, wild adventures, gourmet food and peaceful tranquillity then why not consider getting married in Vanuatu. The predominantly Christian islands which make up Vanuatu, are located in the South Pacific, and there are plenty of churches and hotels in which to have your wedding ceremony. Weddings abroad in Vanuatu fulfil dreams of a tropical paradise and there are an abundance of superb venues in which to host your reception.
Marriage Requirements for Vanuatu
You need to have spent a minimum of 3 days living in Vanuatu prior to your wedding and this also gives you a chance to formalise your documentation and meet with your wedding co-ordinator. One month before your intended wedding date you need to fax or scan copies of both passports, full birth certificates and a completed Certificate of Intended Marriage. The completed witness form needs 2 witnesses which can be finalised when you arrive. Catholic weddings can also be arranged (a priest will go to resorts) and you will need a Letter of Freedom plus your local priest will need to communicate with the priest in Port Vila. For further information visit http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/marriage_os.html
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