7 Island Escapes in the Pacific

The Pacific only continues to grow in popularity, but it is easy to see why, with so many beautiful beaches, friendly locals and the most sumptuous cuisines in the world. If you’re planning the ultimate island escape, it doesn’t get much better than the likes of Vanuatu, Tahiti and New Caledonia. For some unforgettable additions to your itinerary, experience the beauty of these untouched island paradises.

Port Vila

The most well-known destination of Vanuatu, Port Vila is located on the island of Efate and is the gateway to the countries smaller, surrounding islands. Port Vila is a common port for cruise ships touring the South Pacific, making it a great location for picking up island souvenirs and meeting the locals. If you’re travelling with the family, glass bottom boat tours are a great way to experience the magnificence of the marine wildlife around the island, while snorkelling and scuba diving provide an even greater experience of Vanuatu.

Port Vila

Port Vila

Noumea

Noumea is the capital of Paris in the South Pacific, New Caledonia. A truly unique experience, Noumea offers travellers a blend of French sophistication, infused with the laid-back island lifestyle. The city centre of Noumea is a great shopping district, while it is an absolute must that you spend some time on the white sandy beaches, which cover the shore.

Noumea

Noumea

Ile Des Pins

Undiscovered beauty in the region of New Caledonia, Ile Des Pins, often referred to as The Isle of Pines, is a true island paradise. While some of the other islands in the South Pacific can become crowded with tourists, particularly during peak season, Ile Des Pins remains an untouched slice of paradise.

Ile Des Pins

Ile Des Pins

Samoa

One of the more tranquil islands of the South Pacific, Samoa is a favourite destination for travelling families. Friendly locals and an endless supply of water activities will ensure that your children have a memorable holiday experience. Parents will also enjoy a holiday in Samoa, sipping cocktails in their resorts pool, which overlooks the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Samoa

Samoa

Rarotonga

Rarotonga is the main island of the Cook Islands region. Various day tours are available on the island, giving visitors the chance to experience an island escape, with the insider information of a friendly local tour guide. Cook Islands holiday packages are the smart options for travellers who want to embark on a number of day trips, as they often provide cheaper prices for flights, accommodation and sightseeing adventures.

Rarotonga

Rarotonga

Bora Bora

The romantic island of the South Pacific, Bora Bora is regularly frequented by honeymooners or couples planning a romantic escape. This picturesque island paradise offers the most luxurious accommodation options, including spectacular overwater bungalows.

Bora Bora

Bora Bora

Tonga

The capital of relaxation in the Pacific, Tonga is a quaint tropical paradise. If you’re looking for a holiday escape, away from the other tourists, Tonga is the perfect destination for you. Untouched beauty is the name of the game on these islands, with endless sunsets and beaches as far as the eye can see.

Tonga HaiPai Inlet

Tonga HaiPai Inlet

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