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Luganville is Vanuatu’s 'second city', with a long, languid main road running parallel to the waterfront. Apart from the outlook across the channel to Aore island it's not a particularly attractive town, but with a good range of accommodation, some cool cafes and kava bars, plenty of dive and tour operators and a cheerful market, it's a fun place to hang out or base yourself for trips around Santo.

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Luganville.