Espiritu Santo Island Vanuatu
Espiritu-Santo is the largest island of Vanuatu. It is considered to be the most beautiful island in the South Pacific, boasting coconut fringed beaches covered with powdery white sand, amazing blue water swimming holes, majestic mountains and magnificent tropical jungle.
Espiritu Santo offers visitors a variety of experiences including the adventure of Millennium Caves, exploring the famous Blue Holes, Champagne Beach, the cultural experiences of Vil Vil Village to the gourmet delights of Oyster Island.
The island is also home of the world's best dive wreck, the SS President Coolidge, a 200 meter luxury cruise ship that sank during WWII with 5,000 troops on board, all but 2 escaped. She lies intact on her side and is accessible throughout.
Things to see and do
* Champagne Bay
* Try Kava at one of the local Nakamals
* Millennium Caves
* Swimming in blue holes
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Vanuatu vatu (VUV)
Language – Bislama, English, French
Land area – 4010 km²
Population – 12,000 approx (Espiritu Santo)
Electricity – 2 Angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus eleven hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 678
Port Location – The port is located at Luganville. It is situated at the end of the town’s main street.
Travel Links – Espiritu Santo is the largest island of Vanuatu. It is an hour’s flight to Pekoa airport by light aircraft north from Port Vila, or by direct international flights from Brisbane and Sydney.