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Champagne Beach

Hog Harbour, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Beautiful sand, clear water

Another gem of the Pacific. Another tender island 🌴 but so beautiful. Locals have markets all set... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Wendy T
Sydney, Australia
Best white sandy beach in Vanuatu.

On a free day from scuba diving. We went on half day tour to amazing and wonderful white sandy... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Hog Harbour, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Another gem of the Pacific. Another tender island 🌴 but so beautiful. Locals have markets all set up at the opposite end of the beach. Take coins or $ for the school children who sing as you arrive on the wharf. For $20 have a...More

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 10 July 2017

On a free day from scuba diving. We went on half day tour to amazing and wonderful white sandy beach in Vanuatu. Organised by Santo Hertigate Tours. An hour and half drive from. Luganville, Santo, Vanuatu. We went for a swim in nice and clearer...More

Thank paulswilliams57
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Last 1 day stop on our cruise and a great way to finish. Lovely sandy beach and warm water. Just chat in the sea with friends or sun bathe on the beach. Some local stalls selling the usual goods

Thank johnC4806NT
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is possibly the most stunning beach I have been to in the world. We visited twice and both days we virtually had the place to ourselves. Make sure you 'don't go on a day a cruise ship is in', the would ruin the whole...More

Thank josephinen592
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Owing to an injury I was unable to enter the water at Champagne Beach on a recent cruise with Princess. However, I did stroll along the white sand and got my feet wet. I'd never experienced sand like it, just so soft underfoot. The beautiful...More

Thank janimmo
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

An arc of forest fringed tropical sand looking out to the blue Pacific. A walk along the beach brings you to a bubbling spring gushing out of the sand and splashing into the sea. Take your towel, your snorkel and just relax on a beautiful...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Powdery white sand and clear blue water. We drove up in a rental car , excellent tarsealed road all the way from Luganville. 2000 vatu per vehicle entrance fee. A few tourist, no cruise ships and dozens of cows.... The tourist stalls are in various...More

Thank awayatc
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

A total must do on Santo. We virtually had tge veach to ourselves. White sand aqua water crystal clear. Loved this place. Our driver Dusty was fabulous bringing us fresh coconuts to drink on the beach.

Thank Nic S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

OK, so some beaches are hyped up as the perfect beach. Champagne Beach lives up to anything you may hear about. Arriving on a cruise ship, we expected the crowds to spoil the serenity, but there enough room for everyone to enjoy the location. With...More

2  Thank Roscoe63
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

A very remote spot often visited by the cruise ships, it has amazing clear water, beautiful sand, and relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Daveo4480
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23 April 2017|
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Response from JessiPalmer | Reviewed this property |
Yes its the same Island. Riri Blue Hole is beautiful with Jungle surrounds however, Nanda Blue Hole is spectacular coloured blue and very deep and clear (well it was a couple of weeks ago). There is more infrastructure at... More
17 April 2017|
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Response from Frank M | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can book a taxi, once you come off the ship and allow about three hours to get there and back as this will give you about a hour and half at the beach, or even stop off at one of the blue holes on the way. And you... More
Kiralee S
9 January 2017|
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Response from craigj23 | Reviewed this property |
My partner and I went twice and were lucky to miss all cruises - one day we had the entire beach to ourselves. The days were a Wednesday and Monday