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Top Choice Market in Luganville

Market Meal Booths

The best budget dining in Santo. Choose one of the bright little tables next to the orange booths and a cheery woman will appear at the window with a glass of cordial, ready to take your order. Choose from chicken, …
Top Choice Cafe in Luganville

Natangora Café

This breezy open-air cafe (with a distant view of the water) specialises in breakfast, house-roasted coffee, hamburgers, juices and salads, but also does an interesting line in Japanese dishes – sushi, bento boxes, …
Top Choice Cave in Luganville

Millennium Cave

Trek and trudge through the jungle, across creeks, along bamboo bridges and through cascades to this massive cave, 20m wide and 50m high, about 15km from Luganville. Climb down a bamboo ladder, and through a rocky p…
Top Choice Village in The East Coast Road

Port Olry

At the end of the sealed road you come to Port Olry, a small francophone fishing village with a stunning curve of white-sand beach and eye-watering shallow turquoise waters. Three offshore islands can be reached by …
International in Luganville

Deco Stop Restaurant

It's worth a trip up to the hilltop for the view alone, out to Segond Channel and Aore island. Dining is beside the pool with white wicker chairs on the terrace. The small but changing menu features fresh produce su…
Club in Luganville

Club de Sanma

Part nightclub, part sports bar and (upstairs) pokies joint, this is central Luganville's most happening nightspot. Occasional jazz and blues music on weekends.
Market in Luganville

Luganville Market

Villagers come from all over to sell their produce here. It’s near the Sarakata Bridge.
Dive Site in Luganville

Million Dollar Point

Million Dollar Point, where hundreds of tonnes of US military equipment was dumped, now shows its coral-encrusted machinery to snorkellers and divers. At low tide you'll find metal objects littering the beach for a …
International in Luganville

Restaurant 1606

Regarded by some as Luganville's best restaurant, 1606 is worth a trip for its interesting selection of tapas (700VT to 1300VT), and mains such as seafood paella and crispy pork belly. Lunch offers the usual array o…
Beach in The East Coast Road

Champagne Beach

Champagne Beach is a pretty horseshoe of soft white sand and turquoise water that gets rave (slightly overhyped) reviews and regular cruise-ship visitors. If you're driving, park the vehicle well back from the beach…