Welcome to The Havannah, Vanuatu a superbly appointed boutique waterfront retreat on the beautiful island of Efate. Only a short three hour flight from Australia and New Zealand the Havannah combines breathtaking natural surroundings with luxurious comfort to create a romantic and exclusive resort experience in this stunning corner of the South Pacific.
With a maximum of 16 free standing rooms the Havannah is an oasis of relaxation, cultural experiences and soft adventure.
The Havannah is located on the island of Efate, some 25 km North-west of the nation’s capital, Port Vila. Being sheltered from the predominant south easterly trade winds which account for much of Port Vila’s annual rainfall, the climate in the area is dry and the seas are generally calm offering a multitude of land and water-based activities.
The property is set on the stunningly beautiful white sand peninsuila of Samoa point. You will be mesmerized by the pristine marine and natural enviroment before you. Dugong, dolphins and turtle regularly frequent the area; you will be amazed at what you will see.
The location highlight however is the fact that it is at the doorstep to the South Pacific’s newest World Heritage site; The Chief Roi Mata Domain. Step back in time and visit this area of unique living culture. Day trip and tours can be arranged through the resort concierge.
Of further interest to movie buffs is the fact that the site was a filming location for the reality TV series Survivor.
The Deluxe Waterfronts Villas are the Havannah’s premium range rooms. All are spacious and free standing allowing significant privacy have direct waterfront Tropical Island and Volcanic vistas whichever way you turn to look. These split level, contemporary, villas are a haven of subtle luxury: very private, spacious with beautiful interiors and only a few steps to the water’s edge. Relax in your own private cliff top day bed, cool off in your private infinity edge plunge pool with spa facility or enjoy a romantic interlude in your sky view bath. Each Villa hosts a king sized bed and is fully equipped with flat screen TV Bose sound docks, and DVD player. A fully stocked mini bar is optional and available on request. All of the Havannah’s Beachfront Villas have direct beach access. These superbly appointed rooms are split level to maximise the stunning views whether you are in bed or relaxing on the lounge. The rooms are , spacious, modern in design. The rooms are fully air conditioned featuring a king size bed with en suite bathroom and walk-in shower. For those romantic star gazers you can enjoy a sky view bath. Locally made louvered French doors enter out on to a private veranda with an infinity edge plunge pool and complimenting sun lounges. The newly appointed Deluxe Lagoon Pool Villa rooms are set atop of our magnificent split level lagoon pool. All feature their own private beach and swimming pool entrance with couple’s sun lounges and covered day bed. All rooms are west –facing with direct over water views. Offering the best of both worlds these direct pool rooms are additionally only meters away from our pristine beach area where great snorkelling and water based activities are abound. The interiors are modern and luxurious offering tropical barefoot sophistication and feature, a king sized bed, romantic candle lit wall feature, and en-suite bathroom with his and hers vanity units . The Sunset view rooms are located in the tropical gardens of the resort. Each room is west facing to take advantage of the sensational sunsets over Havannah harbour. The rooms are located in close proximity to the lagoon pool, swim up bar and beach. Great snorkelling and other water based activities are only a few meters away. The interiors are tastefully modern, fully air conditioned, with king sized bed, en suite bathroom, private veranda day bed and private garden area.
Dining & Entertainment
The Havannah offers gourmet cuisine at every sitting, with an emphasis on seafood freshly caught in the surrounding waters.
The Executive chef uses the freshest of local ingredients. Special dietary requests can off course be catered for so please make these known to their experienced catering team. A wide variety of top French, Australian and New Zealand wines, along with champagne of course, enhances the inspirational menu. If cocktails are more your style, sit back and relax in the lounge and pay tribute to the setting sun... for another wonderful day.
Facilities include; Gourmet dining restaurant, featuring extensive French, Australian and New Zealand Wine selection, cocktail lounge, guest relations and tour desk services, internet and a vast array of watersports.
Fare facilities include: Comfortable King sized bed, loung Day bed, private Verandas, plunge pool for Beach front fares, plunge pool/spa for the Deluxe waterfront fares, mini bar on request, insect screens, en suite bathrooms with double vanity basins, sky view baths in beachfront rooms air Conditioned with ceiling fans, internet access, TV and DVD, sound dock IPOD players for rooms beachfront rooms free use of non motorised water sports: kayaks, sailing boats, snorkelling equipment, massage & beauty therapy by appointment, tour desk: featuring Chief roi mata Domain World heritage tour; Coongoola Day Cruise Tour; Helicopter Sight seeing and romantic drop off. Big Game fishing Light tackle sport fishing Sea plane discovery trip Scuba diving through off site PADI-accredited operators.
There is a wide choice of activities at the Havannah, from total relaxation to adventure sports. No matter what your ideal holiday entails, you will find it from sunbathing on the white sands of the beach, to the exhilarating rush of big game fishing on the famous Marlin Highway. Other adventurous activities include snorkelling and scuba diving, catamaran sailing, jet skiing and light tackle sports fishing. Guests may also take in cultural tours such as Chief Roimata’s Domain, the South Pacific’s most recently listed World Heritage Site, which is found close by. This area was also one of the bases for the famous American Catalina flying boats during the War in the Pacific ... so try your hand at fossicking for relics!
The Havannah’s professional wedding coordinator will organise the perfect tropical wedding for the happy couple.
Details on enquiry.