About

Tamanu's relaxed, casually elegant style is complimented by its sun drenched beach and commitment to the rich organic nature of Vanuatu. It is a special place where sometimes the best thing to do is nothing.....

Destination & Location

Tucked away on Vanuatu's only oceanfront white beach and fringed by an untouched reef, Tamanu on the Beach nestles amongst 5 acres of lush tropical gardens.
The authenticity of this resort is one of its leading features… no modern retaining walls holding back nature, no level and perfectly manicured lawns, no perfectly symmetrical gardens; the entire resort is as nature intends and when she brings cyclones or moves the beach a little more, Tamanu buffers the storm and changes her beauty to accommodate. This is part of the resort's magic….. authentic, raw, unaffected, natural beauty in a rare, serene location.

Virtually a 25 minute drive from Port Vila, the resort was named after the native Tamanu trees which flourish on the property. Tamanu oil is well known for its miracle healing qualities which has been used by the Melanesian culture for centuries. Similarly, Tamanu on the Beach seems to cast the same spell of extraordinary healing power over all who visit her as the magic of this place heals the body and calms the senses; the ideal spot to holiday, relax and rejuvenate...