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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Establishment
“See where millions of dollars of machinery was dumped after WW11 - great for snorkeling and diving”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“On the main street in Luganville, this mini market is highly recommended for basic food and drink supplies during your stay at Santo Beach House”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“Stylishly renovated Hotel and restaurant/bar in centre of Luganville. Wrecks to Rainforest Tours next door. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Resort bar restaurant open to public fantastic views across the channel to Aeore Island. Good dining popular happy hour every friday afternoon. Fish charters bicycle scooter car hire. Ph Ben 5536101”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“For a diving experience you will not forget, contact one of the local diving schools to explore this wreck”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Next to Unity Park are the local produce markets-fresh fruit and vegetables as well as the atmosphere. Get there early for the freshest produce! Ask the locals to taste test!”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Old Hotel with restaurant and bar popular for afternoon drinks with local ex pats. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
“You know this place is good if the locals eat here. Great meals at reasonable prices”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“8klm along Santo East Coast road from Luganville to the turnoff then another few klm to club house. A beautiful spot that apart from golf has a small quiet beach with lots of reef for snorkelling”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“World War II The 40th Naval Construction Battalion arrived on Santo on 3 February 1943 and were tasked with building a third bomber field in dense jungle to the west of Luganville. By July the Battalion had completed a 6,800 feet (2,100 m) by 300 feet (91 m) coral runway, with 27,000 feet (8,200 m) of taxiways and 75 hardstands. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Millenium caves tour office. This is a must see tour thru virgin forests streams and caves. High degree of difficulty when walking thru the caves ”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“Locals have a weekly get together -tends to change so ask at Lope Lope to join in provided you don't take the game too seriously ”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends